Rangers

When you hear “Rangers” is your first thought...

Texas Rangers
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NY Rangers
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Aragorn son of Arathorn.
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Walker, Texas Ranger.
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Rangers

Postby BigAl » Wed May 05, 2021 9:59 am

Answer the question, dammit.
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Re: Rangers

Postby Math » Wed May 05, 2021 10:10 am

Chuck Norris.

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Re: Rangers

Postby BigAl » Wed May 05, 2021 10:35 am

Updated per your suggestion.
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Re: Rangers

Postby Troy McClure » Wed May 05, 2021 12:05 pm

FC Rangers. Just kidding.

Texas, but only because I live here and they're mentioned on the Ticket a few times a week. Otherwise, it would be the NY team.
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Re: Rangers

Postby Knives Out » Wed May 05, 2021 12:16 pm

Location matters big time. I'm in Canada, and the New York Rangers are an original six team, so ...
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Re: Rangers

Postby ScubaSteve » Wed May 05, 2021 12:25 pm

I don't really follow sports
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Re: Rangers

Postby ToddM » Wed May 05, 2021 12:33 pm

I am always secretly extremely disappointed when I remember the "Rangers" are just some white dudes with guns fighting brown people instead of white dudes with swords fighting nazguls.

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Re: Rangers

Postby 5minmajor » Wed May 05, 2021 1:30 pm

Grew up in NY. The Texas Rangers name has been a problem for me ever since I got here.
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Re: Rangers

Postby ScubaSteve » Wed May 05, 2021 1:35 pm

They should go back to being called the Texas Washington Senators.
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Re: Rangers

Postby Math » Wed May 05, 2021 1:41 pm

I vote for Texas Baseball Club but as the name is surely reserved for Cleveland, I'd go for Texas Instruments.

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Re: Rangers

Postby Knives Out » Wed May 05, 2021 1:49 pm

TXU RANGERY STAR SPANGLED SHUTOUT!
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Re: Rangers

Postby mookie1010 » Wed May 05, 2021 3:07 pm

Power.
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Re: Rangers

Postby ToddM » Wed May 05, 2021 3:30 pm

5minmajor wrote:Grew up in NY. The Texas Rangers name has been a problem for me ever since I got here.

Ironically, both teams are named after the actual police Texas Rangers.

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Re: Rangers

Postby 5minmajor » Wed May 05, 2021 6:16 pm

I doubt that.
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Re: Rangers

Postby ToddM » Wed May 05, 2021 7:21 pm

Nope. Totally true.

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Re: Rangers

Postby 5minmajor » Wed May 05, 2021 8:10 pm

No, totally mostly wrong.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tex_Rickard
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"Following the success of the New York Americans in the Garden's first year, the Madison Square Garden Corporation decided to establish a second team, this one controlled by the corporation itself. The new team was nicknamed "Tex's Rangers" and later became known as the New York Rangers.[43]"

"Rangers" was also the name given to local militia in the Revolutionary War. Growing up this is what we we told the team referred to as the meaning of their name.
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Re: Rangers

Postby ToddM » Wed May 05, 2021 8:40 pm

I still call them Tex's Rangers because I'm an NHL originalist.

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Re: Rangers

Postby SaintAngerBH » Wed May 05, 2021 9:20 pm

The actual Texas Rangers, not the baseball team.
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