You oozed cis-het white male privilege. You deserved it.
Reasons why New York Sucks - Page 330
Of course I did. But I thought I was better at hiding it.
To this day, my favorite memory of that incident is how the guy that took the main swing at me had first put cottage cheese or something in his mouth to (apparently) give the impression that he was foaming at the mouth. It was so ridiculous I couldn't help laughing.
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And, certainly, it's never happened in DC. Or at least, not recently, and not five years ago. Perhaps in between, but what would that prove?
Then there is the related, but slightly different game of "Polar Bear Hunting." In this case the victim is always white. There does not appear to be an explicit one-punch-drop rule but that is to be commended if it happens.
Really, I am not accusing you of this, but one could follow the drift of your question as being "If there is no NBA-like authority keeping score, how can it be a game?" That is not a serious point. Kids who participate and the people in these neigborhoods say there IS a game and that it's understood by the perps as a game. That's all that matters.