Introducing The Leafs Swear Jar

Hockey is back! And with that is our desire to complain about hockey. It’s only natural.
My attempt to curb complaining came with this throwaway tweet (aren’t all tweets really throwaway tweets though?):

I’m wondering if Leafs twitter can collectively promise not to lose its shit when Robertson only gets 7 minutes of ice time and Clifford plays more.
— Jon Steitzer (@JonSteitzer) July 27, 2020

I mean, we know how that’s going to play out, right?
Anyways, that lead to this interaction.

If I was more ambitious about it, I’d set it up this up swear jar style, and we could raise some money for a charity while ethically criticizing the Leafs.
— Jon Steitzer (@JonSteitzer) July 27, 2020

Make a google doc sign up and people commit to donate a dollar every time they tweet some ridiculously exaggerated take during the game
— Mer (@MerOutLoud) July 27, 2020

A few replies later, and a decision was made that this is an initiative that Leafs twitter could use.
The idea behind it is simple:
As we fall back into our habits of hating on players, coaches, refs. Complaining about ice time, shot selection, failure to clear the zone, etc. We …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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