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When we win the chip, will there be a parade?

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When we win the chip, will there be a parade? 

Post#1 » by T0R0NT0_RAPT0RS » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:14 pm

Ok ok... I'm half-serious that I think we can win the chip again. But for whoever wins (and actually this relates to all the sports), how will the winner celebrate this year? I presume a parade is out of the question. The logistics are just too difficult. And even before the parade, how do you think the "on-court" celebration is gonna be? Are they even gonna bother with a podium presentation? With no fans, it's gonna be crazy awkward. I guess they will do something, even if it's just for TV to do the interviews. And will there even be a champagne party in the locker room?

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Post#2 » by Danny1616 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:26 pm

Why wouldn't there by a champagne party in the locker room, lol. They are in a bubble and tested...so if they are approved to play it means that no one has tested positive.

Also we had mass protests all around Canada just 1 month ago for BML.

I'm sure we could have a social distancing type of a parade...have it spread out. Have lots of police making sure people aren't clumped together.
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Post#3 » by jrask » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:30 pm

Yeah

a “ZOOM” parade
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Post#4 » by C_Money » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:36 pm

Shouldn’t it be ‘ship?
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Post#5 » by Jef » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:43 pm

Unfortunately, when we repeat, there will not be a parade.

But I am optimistic there will be one when we three-peat.
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Post#6 » by SFour » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:29 pm

The finals is ending no later than October 13th...therefore the parade will be in mid October, which is almost 2.5 months away. I think there will be parade, especially if the Raptors beat Lebron & the Lakers....people aren't going to stay locked up in their houses forever, especially after seeing all the mass gathering protests that have been going on for months now.
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Post#7 » by Yeezus_ » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:41 pm

SFour wrote:The finals is ending no later than October 13th...therefore the parade will be in mid October, which is almost 2.5 months away. I think there will be parade, especially if the Raptors beat Lebron & the Lakers....people aren't going to stay locked up in their houses forever, especially after seeing all the mass gathering protests that have been going on for months now.

The Raptors themselves probably wont have a parade though.
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Post#8 » by User_denied » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:02 pm

SFour wrote:The finals is ending no later than October 13th...therefore the parade will be in mid October, which is almost 2.5 months away. I think there will be parade, especially if the Raptors beat Lebron & the Lakers....people aren't going to stay locked up in their houses forever, especially after seeing all the mass gathering protests that have been going on for months now.


Protesting social injustice and a celebratory parade are very different things...
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Post#9 » by SFour » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:02 pm

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SFour wrote:The finals is ending no later than October 13th...therefore the parade will be in mid October, which is almost 2.5 months away. I think there will be parade, especially if the Raptors beat Lebron & the Lakers....people aren't going to stay locked up in their houses forever, especially after seeing all the mass gathering protests that have been going on for months now.


Protesting social injustice and a celebratory parade are very different things...


If the mass gathering protests aren't resulting in spikes of coronavirus cases then a parade should be fine as well as long as it's outdoors and everyone is wearing masks. According to the media and health officials the BLM protests in Toronto did not result in a spike in coronavirus cases.
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Post#10 » by raptorstime » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:37 pm

If the virus ticks back up in the fall like some experts are saying, then there will probably not be a parade.
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Post#11 » by Kurtz » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:38 pm

We'll do a low-key style boat parade.

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Post#12 » by sule » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:17 pm

One parade. Through the hallway and out the exit doors at Disney World
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Post#13 » by kalel123 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:26 pm

Virtual parade for whoever wins.

I'll gladly take that for a chance to say we are 2-peat champions going for 3-peat. However unlikely.
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Post#14 » by Raps in 4 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:36 pm

kalel123 wrote:Virtual parade for whoever wins.

I'll gladly take that for a chance to say we are 2-peat champions going for 3-peat. However unlikely.


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Post#15 » by Darkseid » Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:21 am

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Post#16 » by deeps6x » Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:31 am

User_denied wrote:
SFour wrote:The finals is ending no later than October 13th...therefore the parade will be in mid October, which is almost 2.5 months away. I think there will be parade, especially if the Raptors beat Lebron & the Lakers....people aren't going to stay locked up in their houses forever, especially after seeing all the mass gathering protests that have been going on for months now.


Protesting social injustice and a celebratory parade are very different things...


Meh, they will do both at the same time. The league seems into that sort of thing now. BLM on the court, replacing player names with social justice messages, even the coaching staff wearing (Hi, I'm Joe!) social message name tags.
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Post#17 » by Coach Smiley » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:16 am

This is one of the many reasons this year's championship will need to have an asterisk, do you really think it will feel as special on the podium as it has in year's past? I just don't think so. Thank god we won our first one when we did.
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Post#18 » by AbC? » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:26 am

I think you could probably pull it off. Good idea? Probably not but definitely doable. Could do it in an massive field somewhere in the GTA, set it up like a drive-in theater or outdoor concert, set up a stage for the players. Everyone wears masks, have to buy a ticket to make sure a million people don't show up lol.

I'm sure there are much better options than that too.
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Post#19 » by d00lttle » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:54 am

C_Money wrote:Shouldn’t it be ‘ship?


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Post#20 » by Metallikid » Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:18 am

What is the 'good life'?

Is it living as long as possible, or is it having the most life in your years?

More and more I'm leaning towards the latter.

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