Oklahoma City Thunder

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» Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:17 am
So do they take our mascot?

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» Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:17 am
nope they go to vegas and grab up one of the dancers from thunder down under :mrgreen:
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» Sun Jul 20, 2008 1:15 pm
Sounds like a WNBA team............isnt there a team called Thunder in there? I dont follow it at all.

What a crap name..............should have been the OKC Cow Pats. :wink:
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» Sun Jul 20, 2008 3:08 pm
It will be the 4th team in the NBA that doesn't with an S... Jazz, Heat, Magic and now Thunder

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» Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:58 pm
when they dunk on someone real bad theyre gonna have a thunder special effect. just like when the jags score a touchdown theres a roar. just a thought.
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» Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:11 am
j3kk wrote:when they dunk on someone real bad theyre gonna have a thunder special effect. just like when the jags score a touchdown theres a roar. just a thought.


That kind of stuff always cracks me up..........like in Orlando in the mid 90's, when they used add a "BOOM!" like a gun going off kind of sound when ever someone dunked.

Also, the old Big Ben chime (presumably a play on the sound from Big Ben over here?) sound for when Ben Wallace did anything in Detroit.
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» Fri Jul 25, 2008 6:41 pm
the dust bowl is the first term I can think of when when someone mentions Oklahoma.
the Oklahoma city Dusters maybe?
no wait...
the Oklahoma city Dust Bunnies... intimidating!
the Oklahoma city flat-landers maybe?
the Oklahoma city rural-ers (has a nice ring to it)?
the Oklahoma city sooners 2?
the Oklahoma city fighting hicks?

that's all I got

if they really do take our mascot, we should go back to the Old School jersey of blue and gold "City". the new ones look exactly like the bobcats' jerseys anyway.
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» Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:47 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The NBA has filed for trademark rights to six nicknames for the league's new Oklahoma City franchise: Barons, Bison, Energy, Marshalls, Thunder and Wind.

An attorney for the league made the filing Monday with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Marshal is usually spelled with one l. It's not clear why the league used a variant spelling.

The filing is listed on the patent office's Web site.

The NBA and the team have refused to discuss possible new names for the team formerly known as the Seattle SuperSonics ahead of an official announcement, which has not yet been scheduled.

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» Sat Jul 26, 2008 4:32 pm
the bison would be pretty cool. or the marshalls....

all those other names sound like WNBA clubs
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» Sat Jul 26, 2008 4:46 pm
Viz wrote:OKLAHOMA CITY -- The NBA has filed for trademark rights to six nicknames for the league's new Oklahoma City franchise: Barons, Bison, Energy, Marshalls, Thunder and Wind.


Barons!? Now THAT would be funny! they'd all be required to wear beards, take bad shots, and demand more money.... :mrgreen:


How about the:

Oklahoma City Bombers
Oklahoma City Survivalists
Oklahoma City Bikerfox's
Oklahoma City Flaming Lips
Oklahoma City Dustbowls
Oklahoma City Cherokees
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» Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:06 pm
Jackattack wrote:Oklahoma City Bombers


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» Sat Jul 26, 2008 6:41 pm
I think they should name them after Oklahoma City resident and scary internet phenom, famous for just being on the internet:

Bikerfox

http://bikerfox.com/

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You all will have nightmares... ::lol:
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» Sun Jul 27, 2008 3:15 am
bigstrads wrote:
Jackattack wrote:Oklahoma City Bombers


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man that would create so much drama and controversy... haha and maybe piss off families of people in the tragedy... but not sure if they would embrace a nba team named after a tragic event
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» Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:09 am
Viz wrote:
bigstrads wrote:
Jackattack wrote:Oklahoma City Bombers


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man that would create so much drama and controversy... haha and maybe piss off families of people in the tragedy... but not sure if they would embrace a nba team named after a tragic event


I know.............I just love Jack for having the balls to not just think of it............but to say/post it. :D

Sounds like something I would post.............but he beat me to it! :banghead:

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» Sun Jul 27, 2008 8:01 am
Jackattack wrote:I think they should name them after Oklahoma City resident and scary internet phenom, famous for just being on the internet:

Bikerfox

http://bikerfox.com/

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You all will have nightmares... ::lol:



nice post ..no WONDERing about that fellow :shock:

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