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vapacersfan
04-25-2011, 05:18 PM
Sent the email below tongue in cheek the other day. Do not know why I bothered, but I was kind of curious if the NBA would even respond. They did. Response below<o:p</o

FROM: VAPACERSFAN

<tt>MESSAGE:
I just read today (</tt><tt>http://sports.espn.go.com/chicago/nba/news/story?id=6409539</tt> (http://sports.espn.go.com/chicago/nba/news/story?id=6409539)<tt>) that the NBA is reviewing Jeff Fosters fouls on Rose and Deng. Since the NBA cares so much about this series, I was wondering if the punch to the face by Carlos Boozer was going to be reviewed. Perhaps even the Thomas elbow to the head of Hansborough as well. Would love to see the NBA step away from the love fest for Chicago and maybe admit they blew two calls...and gasp....maybe review both sides.</tt>

Dear VA:

Thank you for contacting the National Basketball Association regarding the league’s disciplinary policies.

NBA games are extremely competitive and intense, which can result in very physical play. While we understand that emotions sometimes run high, we take infractions of NBA rules very seriously. Please know that we closely review each game and follow up with appropriate disciplinary action as we strive to uphold league rules and promote good sportsmanship.

We understand your concern and appreciate your feedback regarding this issue.

Sincerely,

NBA Fan Relations

Psyren
04-25-2011, 05:25 PM
Sounds like a generic "we'll respond to shut you up" email.

speakout4
04-25-2011, 05:26 PM
Your email was deleted almost instantaneously by the NBA Fan Relations customer service rep shortly after he stated that he didn't know people in Indianapolis could write a grammatical sentence.;)

vapacersfan
04-25-2011, 05:31 PM
Sounds like a generic "we'll respond to shut you up" email.

Better then a "we will delete because we do not care about you" [non] response....right?


Your email was deleted almost instantaneously by the NBA Fan Relations customer service rep shortly after he stated that he didn't know people in Indianapolis could write a grammatical sentence.;)


:laugh:

I just laughed out loud at work.

Sandman21
04-25-2011, 06:04 PM
That probably wasn't even a human responding.

shags
04-25-2011, 07:08 PM
That probably wasn't even a human responding.

He doesn't deserve a human response considering how condescending and disrepectful his e-mail was.

Shade
04-25-2011, 07:16 PM
That probably wasn't even a human responding.

David Stern isn't human. Just look at him.

Pingu
04-25-2011, 07:36 PM
He doesn't deserve a human response considering how condescending and disrepectful his e-mail was.

Was this supposed to be in green?

shags
04-25-2011, 08:10 PM
Was this supposed to be in green?

Nope, but I shouldn't have commented. I'm trying to remember if I was this irrational when the Pistons were in the playoffs. I'd like to think I wasn't, but it's been 3 years (and counting), so maybe I was and just can't remember.

Scot Pollard
04-25-2011, 08:20 PM
David Stern isn't human. Just look at him.

Yeah really look at those ears.

http://foodcourtlunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/stern.jpg

He's past his time in the league. We need someone new (Adam Silver).

Shade
04-25-2011, 08:26 PM
NOW I know where I've seen him before!

http://foodcourtlunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/stern.jpg http://iwillsue.com/wp-includes/images/wlw/cache/Dumbo-movie-01.jpg

The resemblance is EAR-y. :D

QuickRelease
04-25-2011, 08:35 PM
NOW I know where I've seen him before!

http://foodcourtlunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/stern.jpg http://iwillsue.com/wp-includes/images/wlw/cache/Dumbo-movie-01.jpg

The resemblance is EAR-y. :D:rimshot::tip:

shags
04-25-2011, 09:06 PM
Was this supposed to be in green?

Okay, now I completely feel like an idiot. I didn't read "tongue-in-cheek" at the beginning of the post.

Vapacersfan, and anyone else, I apologize. That was stupid.

vapacersfan
04-25-2011, 10:07 PM
No worries.

Like I said, just funny they replied. I wouldn't have, but maybe they just figured if they send a reply they would get great publicity.

I would never post such a thing to my friends so that the NBA could get publicity from it and show what a great league they are and how David Stern is not Satan.....oh #$%%^

Richard_Skull
04-26-2011, 06:03 AM
Is it me, or does David Stern kinda look like Yoda. Maybe his (darksider) twin brother. Hmmm. :)

Whiskeyjim
04-26-2011, 06:19 PM
Chances are at least 50/50 no human ever saw your email.

JEM
04-26-2011, 06:20 PM
I am surprised they havent came out and said they were reviewing McRoberts intentional elbow.

vapacersfan
04-26-2011, 07:40 PM
Chances are at least 95/5 no human ever saw your email.

FTFY

PacersFan1991
04-26-2011, 10:16 PM
That response is probably saved into the Notepad thing on the computer and was copied and pasted.

cgg
04-26-2011, 10:31 PM
Well we can test if its automated. Write the same thing from another email address and see if we get the same reply.

birdsandbats
04-27-2011, 03:34 AM
Yeah really look at those ears.

http://foodcourtlunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/stern.jpg

He's past his time in the league. We need someone new (Adam Silver).

When I see Stern I immediately think of the Emperor

http://www.andybaird.com/travels/skylarking/2010/Villains/Emperor-Palpatine.jpg

Goooooooooood. I can feel your anger. Soon your journey to the dark side will be complete!

GrangerDanger33
04-27-2011, 11:37 AM
"Chances are at least 50/50 no human ever saw your email." -- I actually wrote asking this question and someone wrote back that they do read them! Underling seems to have a sense of humor too.

The conduct response seems canned, but I never even received a response from the NFL in October.

ChristianDudley
04-27-2011, 04:45 PM
Besides just the normal fact of them trying to just shut you up and shoving your concersn aside, this basically reads to me as a big "F you, we have our new pretty boy in Rose, we will try to make Rose the next greatest thing since Jordan, and if need be we will let Rose get away with murder out on the court." I do thank you for actually sending in an email to them. I can't believe they wouldn't even review any of the maliciousness by the Bulls--well, actually I can because once again, they seem to love Rose & Chicago more than they[Stern] ever loved LeBron in Cleveland. This is just downright ridiculous.