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(The Telegraph_US)   "I thought if I hoarded all the good names that would keep someone else who might be a pain in the neck from getting them"   (thetelegraph.com) divider line
    More: Followup, Trademark, trademark issues, Washington's NFL team, Mr. McCaulay's trademark registrations, controversial Redskins name, Arkansas State University, McCaulay's trademarks, owner Daniel Snyder  
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2020-07-16 11:15:21 AM  
27 votes:

Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?


The Washington Thinskins
 
2020-07-16 11:18:53 AM  
19 votes:

Kryllith: Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?

The Washington Thinskins


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2020-07-16 11:10:38 AM  
18 votes:
One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?
 
2020-07-16 12:00:05 PM  
8 votes:
The good news is that Washington can be creative since the new name will never have to fit on a Superbowl trophy.
 
2020-07-16 11:22:57 AM  
8 votes:
Washington Gun Takers
Washington Hillarys
Washington Commies
Washington Jesus Haters
Washington Antifas
Washington Black Panthers
Washington Flag Burners
Washington Rachel Maddows
Washington Electric Cars
Washington Liberal Medias
 
2020-07-16 9:09:21 AM  
8 votes:

Pocket Ninja: A) Why is this a politics link?

B) In a 2015 interview with The Washington Post, McCaulay said he had spent more than $20,000 on trademarks applications and considered it a "high-risk investment."It's not an investment at all, you farking halfwit. Are you demonstrating any actual use of those trademarks? No? Get ready for an ass-kicking in court.


Like ball bearings it is all politics now.
 
2020-07-16 12:24:34 PM  
7 votes:

Palined Parenthood: This guy is not preventing you from wiping your ass.


Then who is, Mr Smart Guy?
 
2020-07-16 12:03:10 PM  
7 votes:
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2020-07-16 11:58:50 AM  
7 votes:
As a kid I was confused to learn Washington meant "DC" and not the state, so now as a Farker I suggest we confuse another generation with the new name of Washington Statesmen
 
2020-07-16 11:20:52 AM  
7 votes:

Generation_D: Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?

Anyone paying attention to white male fragility online in the past 10 years or so


"Cream Puff" is a derogatory term that has fallen out of fashion. I think we need to bring it back.
 
2020-07-16 10:38:28 AM  
7 votes:
All the good names?

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2020-07-16 11:54:44 AM  
5 votes:

imapirate: Washington Gun Takers
Washington Hillarys
Washington Commies
Washington Jesus Haters
Washington Antifas
Washington Black Panthers
Washington Flag Burners
Washington Rachel Maddows
Washington Electric Cars
Washington Liberal Medias


I'd like to see Washington Deep State, personally.
 
2020-07-16 11:41:02 AM  
5 votes:

Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?


:raises hand:

WHY FOOTBALL MAN NOT STAND FOR SONG chomp slurp gulp burp
 
2020-07-16 11:17:36 AM  
5 votes:
#1: Washington Department of Football.

#2: Washington Bureaucrats

#3: DC Elites

But I'm pretty sure they'll pick something lame.
 
2020-07-16 10:26:02 AM  
5 votes:
If Trump was doing this, we'd all be hearing about what a brilliant businessman he is.
 
2020-07-16 12:54:28 PM  
4 votes:

imapirate: Washington Gun Takers
Washington Hillarys
Washington Commies
Washington Jesus Haters
Washington Antifas
Washington Black Panthers
Washington Flag Burners
Washington Rachel Maddows
Washington Electric Cars
Washington Liberal Medias


Love the Washington Gun Takers 
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2020-07-16 11:35:23 AM  
4 votes:
I'm heading off to get trademark, copyrights and patents for "Foreskins".
 
2020-07-16 8:22:34 AM  
4 votes:
A) Why is this a politics link?

B) In a 2015 interview with The Washington Post, McCaulay said he had spent more than $20,000 on trademarks applications and considered it a "high-risk investment."It's not an investment at all, you farking halfwit. Are you demonstrating any actual use of those trademarks? No? Get ready for an ass-kicking in court.
 
2020-07-16 2:26:43 PM  
3 votes:

Palined Parenthood: keldaria: Palined Parenthood: keldaria: The "Washington Lives Matter"
The "Washington Pork Barrels"
The "Washington Racist"
The "Washington Covidiots"
The "Washington Orangeskins"
The "Washington Very Stable Genius's"

Oh, and geniuses

That'sthejoke.jpg

where's my damn coffee?


#The Washington Covfefe
 
2020-07-16 12:10:02 PM  
3 votes:

FeFiFoFark: Washington Fake Gnus


Excuse me?
 
2020-07-16 11:39:22 AM  
3 votes:
Just call it Washington Red Squadron
Sell it to Disney.
Make helmets and uniforms look like X-wing pilot gear
Profit
 
2020-07-16 11:37:36 AM  
3 votes:

Pocket Ninja: A) Why is this a politics link?


There's only two tabs anymore, Main and Politics... everything in between are like the exits on the highway for grandma's, the mall, the state prison, the exit they added after they were all added so it ends in "B"... they're all points between the two big interchanges that you might hit if you really get desperate or want something really specific, but, most of the time its one to the other.
 
2020-07-16 11:25:18 AM  
3 votes:

Kryllith: Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?

The Washington Thinskins


The Beltway Bigots

Hey, now that their brand is damaged by scandal, maybe Eddie Lampert can buy them for pennies on the dollar and rename them The Washington Toughskins.
 
2020-07-16 1:15:00 PM  
2 votes:
The Washington Grifters
 
2020-07-16 12:53:22 PM  
2 votes:
Washington SubsidizedTaxExemptBillionaireOwners
 
2020-07-16 12:36:50 PM  
2 votes:

Palined Parenthood: keldaria: The "Washington Lives Matter"
The "Washington Pork Barrels"
The "Washington Racist"
The "Washington Covidiots"
The "Washington Orangeskins"
The "Washington Very Stable Genius's"

Oh, and geniuses


That'sthejoke.jpg
 
2020-07-16 12:22:08 PM  
2 votes:
The Washington Swamp

Swampy could be their mascot.

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2020-07-16 12:08:09 PM  
2 votes:
I'm in.
The worst I've heard is the Washington Redtails, supposedly to honor the Tuskeegee Airmen.  WTF does this pandering have to do with Washington football?
 
2020-07-16 11:56:52 AM  
2 votes:
Washington Antifas!
 
2020-07-16 11:53:27 AM  
2 votes:

tekmo: #1: Washington Department of Football.

#2: Washington Bureaucrats

#3: DC Elites

But I'm pretty sure they'll pick something lame.



Username checks out. Tecmo Bowl was AWESOME!
 
2020-07-16 11:52:07 AM  
2 votes:
Sell the team to Marlboro, call it the Red's

Bonus: Cowboy Killers
 
2020-07-16 11:47:59 AM  
2 votes:

RI_Red: Washington Metros -- or, since this is Snyder we're talking about, he'll call them the Metro (like the Heat, Jazz, Thunder, Wild, Avalanche, Crimson Tide, &c.) and be the first NFL team with a singular noun.


Washington Metro/Metros is a fitting name. It sucks, it often breaks down, it's inefficient, some part of it is always out of service and out for repairs, sometimes it's on fire but never in a good way. That sounds like a DC NFL team.
 
2020-07-16 11:14:42 AM  
2 votes:

Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?


Anyone paying attention to white male fragility online in the past 10 years or so
 
2020-07-16 11:12:22 AM  
2 votes:
Jesus, people are acting like this is something new. It's just like domain squatting. Now, suddenly everyone has their panties in a bunch? It's a shiatty practice that's gone on a long time. Maybe the team needs to look at the ones he's trademarked and come up with an alternative? Then he doesn't get their money and they still get a new name. Show some farking creativity, this guy hasn't cornered the market on that.

They could even be the Washington We Don't Pay Trademark Trolls. It doesn't exactly roll off the toungue, but it gets the point across.
 
2020-07-16 2:07:01 PM  
1 vote:

tekmo: Washington Department of Football


I prefer:

United States Department of Outstanding Football

You could use the acronym US DOOF.

I like.
 
2020-07-16 12:53:42 PM  
1 vote:

Halfabee64: Kryllith: Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?

The Washington Thinskins

The Beltway Bigots

Hey, now that their brand is damaged by scandal, maybe Eddie Lampert can buy them for pennies on the dollar and rename them The Washington Toughskins.


Nah, go with a name that has some history and tradition behind it - 'The Beltway Bandits'.
 
2020-07-16 12:51:32 PM  
1 vote:

damaged maven: WTF does this pandering have to do with Washington


Damn, that's a great suggestion.

The Washington Panderers
 
2020-07-16 12:40:14 PM  
1 vote:

imapirate: Washington Gun Takers
Washington Hillarys
Washington Commies
Washington Jesus Haters
Washington Antifas
Washington Black Panthers
Washington Flag Burners
Washington Rachel Maddows
Washington Electric Cars
Washington Liberal Medias


Washington Enablers
 
2020-07-16 12:19:16 PM  
1 vote:

Mikey1969: Jesus, people are acting like this is something new. It's just like domain squatting. Now, suddenly everyone has their panties in a bunch? It's a shiatty practice that's gone on a long time. Maybe the team needs to look at the ones he's trademarked and come up with an alternative? Then he doesn't get their money and they still get a new name. Show some farking creativity, this guy hasn't cornered the market on that.

They could even be the Washington We Don't Pay Trademark Trolls. It doesn't exactly roll off the toungue, but it gets the point across.


Washington Trolls is friggin' awesome name
 
2020-07-16 12:02:33 PM  
1 vote:
Washington Fake Gnus
 
2020-07-16 11:53:40 AM  
1 vote:

NewportBarGuy: Washington Lafayettes


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2020-07-16 11:42:58 AM  
1 vote:
Washington -gates
Washington Politicians

Washington Trumps, they can lose every game but claim they won and call out the fake sports media for not reporting the scores properly
 
2020-07-16 11:33:58 AM  
1 vote:
The "Washington Lives Matter"
The "Washington Pork Barrels"
The "Washington Racist"
The "Washington Covidiots"
The "Washington Orangeskins"
The "Washington Very Stable Genius's"
 
2020-07-16 11:33:14 AM  
1 vote:
Wow this guy has been at this way too long... I looked into trademark applications when the story broke a few days ago and found maybe fifteen recent applications.

As for use, all it takes is printing the name on some shirts and putting them up for sale. As some others have said, it's weak, but the cost to pay him vs sue him are likely worth it.

/They should go with Washington Fumbles
 
2020-07-16 11:29:31 AM  
1 vote:

Generation_D: Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?

Anyone paying attention to white male fragility online in the past 10 years or so for as long as there have been men

 
2020-07-16 11:24:22 AM  
1 vote:

Generation_D: Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?

Anyone paying attention to white male fragility online in the past 10 years or so


So brave.  So bold.

Of course only white people watch football!  It's a very well known fact.
 
2020-07-16 11:22:07 AM  
1 vote:

tekmo: #1: Washington Department of Football.

#2: Washington Bureaucrats

#3: DC Elites

But I'm pretty sure they'll pick something lame.


This one. This needs to happen.
 
2020-07-16 11:15:13 AM  
1 vote:

Palined Parenthood: One person likened him to "Costco toilet paper hoarders during the pandemic." Another said he should be banned from the team's games, and another offered to punch him. He was called a jerk, a worthless troll, a gold digger, a self-serving liberal and a variety of expletives.

Who would have guessed that fans of such a "manly" sport could be such emotional pussies?


To be clear, I do not support the abuse of intellectual property and IP law, but come on. This guy is not preventing you from wiping your ass.
 
2020-07-16 9:50:46 AM  
1 vote:

Pocket Ninja: A) Why is this a politics link?


On the one side, because team formerly known as the Redskins is changing their name over the racist associations, in a time when racism is considered a significant political issue.

On the other side, because trademark and other intellectual property "squatters" are rent-seekers who some consider to be taking advantage of the current system of federal laws and regulations implementing the Constitution's granting Congress authority of "securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries", in ways such that those actions of the "squatters" do not "promote the progress of science and useful arts", and arguably inhibit it; hence, raising the question of the optimal regulations for such promotion, which itself also is a political issue.

Ergo, politics tab.

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