since no one can agree on anything and everyone seems to hate each other, I motion to disband competitive tf2 in its entirety. now we can just move on with our lives, focus on getting stable jobs, make healthy relationships, and just go to LANs to meet up with old pals for fun. point being, yall take this shit too seriously and need to take a break.
if anything this thread has made me sympathize with scratch and his friends more then the people who keep trying to knock them down (and to put that comment into prospective, I don't sympathize with them at all...). edgy teens they are, not racists. has scratch and ekho engaged in activities that warrant their bans? yes. they have went out of their ways to bully, stalk, and potentially dox LGBTQ members of the community, and that warrants their bans in and of itself. however, banning someone for using a word that is hateful, derogatory, and associated with racism shouldn't be in the same class of reprimands.
ban people for doing racist things and targeting people of color. that is racism. saying the n word, though socially frowned upon, isn't necessarily racist and does not warrant the same type of punishment as going into minorities streams and harassing them while they're trying to have a good time. OVER AND OVER. cember is a fine lad who hangs out with a diverse number of groups. Scratch's just happens to be one of them.
Come to LAN and try and argue some of these points in person. Then maybe people will learn how stupid yall sound.