Gentlemen, I am dismayed. The other night, I attended a hockey game with my father (good win for the Oil by the way), and I couldn't believe what I found there. Sitting immediately behind us was one of those obnoxious drunkards who feels the need to let everyone around him know exactly what he is thinking. Don't get me wrong. Obnoxious fans are par for the course at hockey games, and sometimes they even add to the fun, competitive atmosphere of the game (even if he has no idea what he is talking about).
But, here is the kicker. The girl that he had brought to the game with him was eating it up. She was loving every minute of his boorish behaviour. Even at one point when he was bragging about how he was going to get even more drunk and obnoxious. Needless to say, this only encouraged him to make even more of an ass of himself. If I had acted like this in public with my girlfriend, she probably wouldn't have even spoken to me for at least a week.
So here is the question: Has our society degraded to the point where this sort of behaviour is not only tolerated, but rewarded?
I'm not saying that I have a problem with the odd bit of rowdy fun, I am just saying that I don't believe that it should be encouraged by the fairer sex. Otherwise, more and more men will regress to "look at me I'm loud" kind of behaviour in order to try and impress women rather than the gentlemanly standard most of us here hold ourselves to.