Friday, February 15, 2008

Staples Center needs to CHILL OUT!!

Tonight was the first time in my 19 years as a Kings fan that I brought a sign to a game. I made one sign that read, "KOPITASTIC" since whenever Kopitar does anything amazing I say, "Kopitastic!". The other sign I made was initially going to read, "JACK > phaneuf" but I had to change my idea since Staples Center only allows signs equal to or smaller than 11"x17" and I wanted to get the sign all on one line. Instead, I went for "KILL JACK KILL" and quite frankly, the sign looked damn good. I walked through the metal dectectors at Staples Center, a security guard looked at my sign, a puzzled look formed on his face, and he got the opinion of two other security guards. All three security personnel concluded that my "KILL JACK KILL" sign was unacceptable because "Kill" is a deragotary term....ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME!?!?!? Do you know anything about Jack Johnson? Apparently not. I contemplated whether or not I should let some tears squeak out of my eyes but I held back my rage and handed over my fabulous sign, but not before ckim took a picture of it:


Jack, I didn't forget about you!

6 comments:

CKim said...

I kind of just wanted to grab your arm and run, but I'm sure we'd have gotten caught and kicked out. Thank god you brought two signs!!!

KMS2 said...

I know!!! I kept trying to think of a better reason, but I couldn't think of anything. Man, if any of them knew anything about Jack then it would have been fine. Too bad another fan didn't say anything...

elise said...

That is very mean of them.
We should have everyone try to bring that sign into different arenas and see how many get denied.

Tracy said...

You wouldn't have the problem here. Our guards don't give a rats ass about how many signs you have, what they say or how big they are. My friend Monique has one that's ridiculously huge and she never catches any shit for it. Your arena is dumb.

KMS2 said...

Staples Center is ridiculous...I'm pissed!! We tried telling me that it's part of his nickname and part of who he is, but none of that seemed to register in their minds.

Kirsten said...

Haha, not THAT many get denied at Rextall place, especially if you bring a sharpie in with you and alter your sign...they sensor Ducks visits a bit, though. Gotta keep the death threats to a minimum.

I've never had a problem with anything I've brought to a Wild game.

You would think that the Kings would loosen up that stringent rule and be doing everything in their power to encourage the fans since no offence, but SoCal is not exactly the hockey hotbed of the world.