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Cubs ban fan for playing the circle game claiming racism

Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein announced late Wednesday the team has identified the fan and banned him from Wrigley Field for life.

"We've made clear how egregious and unacceptable that behavior is, and there's no place for it in our society, in baseball and certainly no place in Wrigley Field," Epstein said.

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Can someone explain the circle game please?
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"Circle game" is the defense racists used when called out for being racists for using their neat and cool hand signal.

"Circle game" was a "game" you played maybe in middle school where you make a circle with your thumb and index finger and if your friend looked at it you punched them in the arm.

OP would like you to believe a bunch of grown ass white dudes who all just happened to vote for Trump have decided to play it again as "adults".
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"Circle game" is the defense racists used when called out for being racists for using their neat and cool hand signal.

"Circle game" was a "game" you played maybe in middle school where you make a circle with your thumb and index finger and if your friend looked at it you punched them in the arm.

OP would like you to believe a bunch of grown ass white dudes who all just happened to vote for Trump have decided to play it again as "adults".
Thank you for the explanation, I'm assuming they were using the game as an excuse to hit black people?
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those damn racists with their secret hand signals
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Can someone explain the circle game please?

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Thank you for the explanation, I'm assuming they were using the game as an excuse to hit black people?
The thing about the circle thing being racist is it started as a hoax. On 4chan they came up with the idea that they would get the media to start calling it racist. So, they did what they do and started spreading that the circle or o.k. hand gesture was being used by racists.

Media picks upon it and starts reporting it and people start combing social media looking for people doing the hand gesture. Then real racists started using it for that purpose.So, the media kind of helped create a new racist hand gesture.

Where it gets tricky is not everyone is aware that the gesture is now used by racists. So, you wonder was he doing the circle game as a joke or was he trying to embarrass the black sportscaster using a racist hand gesture?


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It's funny how 4chan trolls have been able to trigger the entire country, even people outside of the country. It's even funnier that when the Bloods were extremely active in the streets that "okay" symbol was actually one of their hand gestures and nobody was offended by that, I willing to bet more people have been killed by the Bloods okay symbol than the fictitious white supremacist symbol.
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Oh dear sweet Jesus, not this again. 100% not racism from the fan. As a middle school teacher, I know this game too well. My kids, all races, do this trying to get teachers to look. Half our coaches do the same thing, again all races. Just a stupid "gotcha" game that has gone on FOREVER!!

This is becoming the dumbest hill to die on. I have zero problem calling out racism when its racism...this is not racism.
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What kinda BS is this? Am I a racist too for doing this in my childhood and still sometimes to my buddies?

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