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Battlegun
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Welcome aboard the Clipper ship, nickjordan11.

lobcityhawaii
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Welcome Nick. Look forward to hearing more from you.

FreaKeyy
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Welcome aboard Nick

LakesandClips
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YES OMGOSH DUDE. THEY ARE SO ANNOYING. Clips are my next team to win if the Lakers dont. I want all LA teams to win no matter what. I love my city

LakesandClips
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Clippersfan86 wrote:
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As somebody who posts on a lot of general forums you guys would be surprised how many Lakers fans want us to do well. The loud, obnoxious Lakers people aren't true fans but Kobe bandwagoners and just ignorant bullies. Like the cholos you see on our post game shows chanting "Clippers suck". The more knowledgeable, legit Lakers fans I've talked to either root for us as a 2nd team or at the very least don't mind us doing well. Problem is Kobe stans and bandwagon Lakers fans are the loud ones that stand out and cause the most drama.

Yes, that is very surprising to hear that many Lakers fans want us to do well. I was reading a lot of posts of the Lakers Ground Forums and seems like majority hates us.

But I can believe the knowledgeable legit Laker fans showing us respect.

Lakersground like most Lakers forums/general forums are run by Kobe stands and bandwagoner. Even the more legit Lakers fans hate those kids. Not saying all Lakers fans don't mind us, just saying a lot.

Oh yeah. I sometimes post there and my goodness there are alot of immature posters. I'm the one who want you guys to do good. Pretty happy now that the Clippers are on track to compete with the rest

toohipcliptoslip
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Does the word "narscissistic (sp) come to mind? The guy sitting next me is an LAL fan and is OK. We gave each other props including and I believe this: if LAL were healthy and non dysfunctional they would stand a good chance of beating miami. (It was only a little lie lol )

Anyway he still can't understand why "Stern" vetoed the CP3 to LAL "deal". Even when I explained that Pau for CP3 would have made NO unsaleable and the Clippers trade made good business sense he still insisted it was a done deal. He said MDSr had nothing to do with the deal. According to him LAL got hit in the, shall we say, Stern. Why would Stern the Boogey man cancel the deal? He hates the poor little Lakers and wants to bu*ger them the first chance he gets.

FOR THE HUNDRETH TIME YOU FOOLS -BECAUSE HE OWNED THE F*CKING HORNETS AND HE WANTED TO GET RID OF THEM Who would want a $20mill Gasol? LAL fans think LAL is so great that anybody would want their most ridiculously overpaid and underperforming player just because one of their uniforms caressed his culo (sp)..

btw Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in the river. So in love that he tried to kiss it. He fell in and drowned

prokreation
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Because most Laker fans, by most, I mean THE MAJORITY, are Obnoxious, Arrogant Fans.

If you're rooting for the Clippers now, just admit, you're a BANDWAGON Clipper fan. If you can admit that you're a Bandwagon fan, then hop on board. The wagon is big enough for all of you. For those of us who have been loyal fans through DECADES of losing seasons, we understand why we can't stand FAKER Fans.

LakesandClips
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prokreation wrote:
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Hey all ! As my username suggests, I like both the Lakers and Clippers. Why? because they are both from LA and I love all my LA teams. I'm honestly more of a Lakers fan as I watched them since 2000 because of my family but still would root for Clips. I was wondering why Lakers fans and Clippers fan can't get along for when we share the same city. I actually want to hear what you guys think about it.

Because most Laker fans, by most, I mean THE MAJORITY, are Obnoxious, Arrogant Fans.

If you're rooting for the Clippers now, just admit, you're a BANDWAGON Clipper fan. If you can admit that you're a Bandwagon fan, then hop on board. The wagon is big enough for all of you. For those of us who have been loyal fans through DECADES of losing seasons, we understand why we can't stand FAKER Fans.

Umm.. sorry but I'm not a bandwagon fan? I started to root for the Clips when Brand was part of the team. I liked his game. Honestly though, its not fair to judge most Lakers fans as how you say obnoxious and arrogant. I understand where your coming from but thats not cool to just call me a bandwagon. Sounds very rude of you to say that without even personally knowing me.

lobcityhawaii
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LakesandClips, you going to the game on Sunday? You should support the Clippers since Lakers have too many fans already and it is a "home" game for the Clippers.

LakesandClips
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Haha yes I am. I should make a jersey half Clips and half Lakers ahah !

lobcityhawaii
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LakesandClips wrote:
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LakesandClips, you going to the game on Sunday? You should support the Clippers since Lakers have too many fans already and it is a "home" game for the Clippers.

Haha yes I am. I should make a jersey half Clips and half Lakers ahah !

Half of each jersey might get you on TV. But preferably an all clipper jersey!

ClipperKarma
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Hey,

I know how you feel... I've been wondering the same thing - why can't we be friends? Question

Anyway, welcome to the board! 8)

ClipperKarma
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Hi fellow Clipper fans,

Been lurking for a long time now (Miles, Q, Brand days).. Decided to finally sign up.

How do I change my password? Question

ClipperB23
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Welcome to ctb!

Clippersfan86
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Welcome! Hmmm for changing password it's been so long I forgot. Best bet is probably logging out, going to main page and where you sign in click "I forgot my password" and reset it to what you want. At least that should work.

lobcityhawaii
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Welcome Clipper Karma!

Silasie
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Welcome

Keatonsays
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I feel you dude. I identify myself as a Clippers fan and a Laker Supporter. I guess you would be the opposite of me: A Laker fan/Clipper supporter.

The loyalty lies more so with the city than the actual team. I know damn well that if the Clippers moved outside of Los Angeles, even so far as Anahiem, they'd immediately become my second favorite team rather than my first.

As far as Laker and Clipper fans getting along, it's not going to happen. There are just too many obnoxious Laker fans out there who make it almost impossible to not hate the Lakers and their fans. Even as a Laker supporter, I hate most Laker fans because the moment I say something about the Clippers they start talking trash. All in all, I think it's better that we don't get along because it adds to the excitement of the rivalry, and in my opinion, makes the Los Angeles sports scene a lot more interesting than most other cities.

Myk13
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Hi Everyone, my name is Mike and after lurking on various Clipper forums, decided to finally register on this one! I haven't been a Clipper fan for too long, but semi-followed the team for a while but never paid much attention if that makes sense. Reason being, I am born and raised in San Diego so growing up I didn't have an NBA team to follow so I've never been a big NBA fan. I'm a huge college basketball fan so I do like the sport. I got my bachelors degree from SDSU in 09 and I'm currently....

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lobcityhawaii
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Welcome myk13! Wow that's cool that your dad was a sth when we were in San Diego in the 80s.

lobcityhawaii
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Yes , post more. People on this forum are knowledgeable and passionate fans. There are lots of different, interesting conversations. We love our clippers!!!

FightOnRon
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Go Aztecs,,,Fight ON Trojans. Welcome.

ClipperB23
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Welcome to ctb!

Myk13
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Love the Screen name Ron!

cleepers
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Welcome to the board, mate. And welcome to L.A. You picked the right team.

Silasie
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Welcome Myk13

LeftHook
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Welcome Myk13! I live in San Diego!

FightOnRon
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Myk13 wrote:
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Go Aztecs,,,Fight ON Trojans. Welcome.

Love the Screen name Ron!

Thanks. Season ticket holder for football for 15 years.

Back in the 1970s I planned on going to USC after I finished JC but you know,,stuff happens. Funny thing was, I would actually have ended up at SDSU based on my then decided upon major,,but I didn't end up going anywhere but the Army then a job after JC.

Myk13
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Thank you! Whereabouts are you located? I'm originally from the Rancho Bernardo area but family currently lives in Escondido. Thats where I will be after I graduate most likely while I job search haha.

Myk13
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FightOnRon wrote:
Myk13 wrote:
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Go Aztecs,,,Fight ON Trojans. Welcome.

Love the Screen name Ron!

Thanks. Season ticket holder for football for 15 years.

Back in the 1970s I planned on going to USC after I finished JC but you know,,stuff happens. Funny thing was, I would actually have ended up at SDSU based on my then decided upon major,,but I didn't end up going anywhere but the Army then a job after JC.

Well thank you for your service. These past fews years have actually worked out pretty perfect as a sports fan for college. Have USC for my college football and SDSU for my college hoops haha.

LeftHook
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I've lived in National City, Spring Valley, right now I'm in Normal Heights.

ohMEohMy!
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Welcome, Myk13!

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FightOnRon wrote:
Myk13 wrote:
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Go Aztecs,,,Fight ON Trojans. Welcome.

Love the Screen name Ron!

Thanks. Season ticket holder for football for 15 years.

Back in the 1970s I planned on going to USC after I finished JC but you know,,stuff happens. Funny thing was, I would actually have ended up at SDSU based on my then decided upon major,,but I didn't end up going anywhere but the Army then a job after JC.

go army! My brother and i both served. Smile nice to see another vet

Factorz26
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Hello Clippers Top Buzz! After lurking on the site for awhile, I've decided to register and participate in the forum. I discovered this site while on Reddit (specifically modding the Clippers' subreddit) and took the time to check everything out. I'm also a member of Clips Nation and ClipperBlog.

Here's some backstory on how I became a fan: I first became aware of the franchise when Odom was drafted. I knew they were a bad team and the little brother to the Lakers. At the time, I was (and still am) a Bulls fan growing up in New York, and they had just finished their 1st losing season without the Jordan/Phil/Pippen triple threat. The Clippers drafted Tyson Chandler and traded him to the Bulls for Elton Brand. Being a kid, I was confused and disappointed that the Bulls traded him away. Because of this, I started taking interest in the Clips, specifically to follow Brand.

This was hard to do because I live in NY, where you didn't hear or see the teams that weren't popular, the Clippers being one of them. So, I checked the box score every night to follow up on Brand. There, I got to know the other players. When NBA Live came out every year, I played with the Clips and Bulls. As the years passed, I continued to follow the team through the paper, video games and the once in a blue moon TV telecast on cable or whenever they played the Knicks and Nets. It wasn't until the 2006 season during the playoff run that I got to enjoy the team's success. By this time I grew to like not just Brand, but Odom, Miles (both long gone but still had good feelings towards), Maggs, Mobley, Q-Rich and Kaman. I really liked Cassell when he was a Clip and I thought Livingston would develop into Magic Johnson. It was also at this time that I really delved into the history of the franchise.

When Odom left, it was a feeling of "Oh well, them the breaks." When Brand left it felt like a punch to the gut, but for some strange reason, I couldn't stay mad at him. Everyone else who I had grown to love had left and Baron had signed. Now I was able to follow the team more frequently. Being in the Clipper fandom for a while had made me conditioned to losing (Well, no more than my hometown teams). I follow teams that like the Clips, have more successful older counterparts. I grew to dislike the Lakers in the same way that I hated and despised the Yankees, football Giants and hockey Rangers (take a guess who I root for).

Fast forward a few years after that, and here we are. I hope to enjoy my time here on CTB.

tl:dr verison: The Brand trade made me a Clippers fan

tense2
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Welcome to the CTB team.

realbull17
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welcome! Smile

lobcityhawaii
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Welcome to the best forum!

clipstar
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Ah another redditor is amongst us...lol Enjoyed going on that subreddit as well as this forum.... Welcome and look forward to reading your posts ....

david
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Big welcome to you Factorz26- great to have another long time Clipper fan aboard!

LeftHook
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I became a fan around the same time too. Despite of what happened, I'm still a fan of Elton Brand.

Let's hope he returns to back Griffin up? How awesome would that be to win it all with EB????

Ok I'll slow down. Welcome!

clipper*joe
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Welcome to the board, Factorz26. Great story by the way.

ClipperB23
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Welcome Factorz26, ClipperNation all day!

clips15deep
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One step at a time. Haha.

Silasie
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Welcome Smile

Factorz26
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LOL. Calm down! I wouldn't mind having Brand backing up Blake.

Factorz26
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Yep. Reddit is something! The subreddit is going mad with all of these coaching/off-season movements!

donudon
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Howdy,

I'm Don and I've been a clipper fan since 2003 and have been lurking CTB for 3 years enjoying my anonymity. Now, it's asking me to login in order to read some of the comments which i followed suit; registered and logged in.

Now that I've registered, it's asking me to share it on my twitter page or post 50 times in order to get into some of the threads. I'll be choosing the latter and will be posting stuff in the noob threads until my count reaches 50 lol.

This is the first of the 50

Stuff about me? Not much, I'm 24 working as an RN; volunteering around the world with the peace corps; a clipper fan Smile

LeftHook
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Hi donudon, welcome!

lobcityhawaii
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Welcome! Hope to hear from you. ClipperNation!

donudon
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Hey fellas! Yeah, I'll be throwing my 2 cents around from time to time Smile

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