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Tiger Droppings It all started innocently. It all started innocently.

Mike Linebacker posted on the L.S.U., “I know that he’s The Little Ball of Hate, but the similarities between #7 & the Honey Badger [are uncanny]”. message board TigerDroppings.com. He also included a link that took him to a hilarious faux nature documentary about the honey badger, which had gone viral on YouTube.

Bizarre symbiotic relationship

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The nickname stuck and became one of the most well-known in sports history. It also served as an example of the bizarre symbiotic relationship between college football and online message boards, where many of the sport’s most passionate fans meet.

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If sports fandom is a distinct culture, those who spend significant time on message boards dedicated only to their favorite teams are considered part of a subculture. These boards are essentially Web sites that allow people to communicate via messages. They exist for every sport and score of teams.

However, they are particularly popular with college football fans, especially those who are the most devoted and eccentric.

This is a completely free-wheeling environment in which users are virtually anonymous, messages are not moderated and certain users can achieve a sort of respected leadership status. Conversations can also take place in a language that can be confusing for newbies.

Spencer Hall, creator of Every Day Should be Saturday college football blog, said that “I was a participant in a couple different boards at one time and I didn’t fit in with their at all.” It was almost like I didn’t speak the same language as them.

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However, message boards — often confusing, insular, and anarchic — are now incubators for absurd rumors and humor that find their way into mainstream culture.

You may have heard a rumor that Auburn recruits were paid under the table using rigged slots machines at a casino. This rumor originated from a message board.

The Photoshopped image shows Lane Kiffin, a former coach in Tennessee who is now a Southern California coach. He dances on a Chippendale stage. This image was taken from a message board.

This urban legend is about L.S.U. fans smelling like corn dogs? Another message board creation.

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Tiger Droppings is a message board for college football. It was started in 2001 by a programmer and software engineer who wanted to create a forum where L.S.U. members could communicate. The king of the internet is widely respected as the one that allows fans to chat with each other and share images.

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Brian Fiegel, creator of Tiger Droppings with Microsoft FrontPage software, said that he was “infatuated” with the Internet ever since 1995 when he first encountered it.

“I thought it would be cool to have my Web site, where I could play with my friends. It would have grown to be so big, I didn’t know.”

Fiegel, a Houston resident who was born in New Orleans and is well-known as Chicken to his regulars on the board, said that 12 people visited his site in his first month.

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Soon word spread and other L.S.U. members joined the fray. The site was visited regularly by many fans. Tiger Droppings was only popularized in 2007 when it was still new.

Fiegel stated that Saban’s hiring by Alabama was what drove most traffic to the site. He spoke about Nick Saban, a former L.S.U. coach. coach. “This led to many of their fans coming to Tiger Droppings in order to gloat and rub in that they’d taken our old coach.”

Fiegel and Brad, Fiegel’s brother and partner in the management of the site, created a forum for Alabama fans to meet. The site was so popular, the brothers created SECrant.com.

Google Analytics reports that Tiger Droppings combined with SEC Rant have garnered over 55 million pageviews in the last month. Additionally, a number volunteer moderators have been hired to police the forums.

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Tiger Droppings is so popular that many of its participants have gained some Internet fame. Terrance Donnels is a New Orleans-based, acute care nurse who has a talent for photo manipulation. Yahoo Sports recently called Donnels an “invisible sensation dancing under the Internet’ by Tiger Droppings.

Donnels stated that he was attracted to Tiger Droppings due to its combination of his love for college football as well as the photo-editing software Photoshop. The site was Donnels’ escape after he spent days in hospital following Hurricane Katrina.

Donnels wrote in an email that “After Katrina I was just starting to hone my Photoshop skills and was looking for Photoshop message board to play around with in,” “I happened upon Tiger Droppings while searching for L.S.U.-related information.”

Many of the site’s Photoshop threads are a hit with message board enthusiasts. There are many threads where college football players, coaches, and fans are constantly mocked and satirized. But there’s one thread in which a seemingly ignorant user posted a photo of his mother.

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Tiger Droppings users spent nearly a year and half Photoshopping the mother into iconic movie scenes, works of art, and other less pleasant situations.

Donnels stated that the message board has “the finest collection of sports humorists/Photoshop artist on the Web.” “There are tons talented Photoshop hobbyists and graphic artists from all over the country competing for laughs.

It’s no surprise that L.S.U. will be a hot topic when they play. There will be plenty trash-talking on Saturday night between Alabama and L.S.U. It will likely pale in comparison with the trash-talking that is already taking place between L.S.U.

Tiger Droppings, and Alabama fans on similar message boards. Donnels compares it to “a bar fight at a comedy club” with “incessant fan base posturing, horrendous grammar, and transparent trolling.”

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No matter who wins, the online conversation — funny, creative, and profane — will continue.

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