It's the small things that really make a rich rivalry. For instance, taking this photo the wrong way:
Nope. Nothing implied in this photo at all.
That pic was taken by Michael E. Palmer of the Tuscaloosa News, who we're sure just snapped it innocently. However, the reaction statewide will undoubtedly be the same:
Bama fan: Good to see Coach Nick Saban's doing all the right things, up to and including making sure the place is safe from blunderbuss-wielding Auburn grads marauding the place on their battle cattle. Troglodytes.
Auburn fan: BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! (Takes deep breath.) aaahhBWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAAAA....
Rinse, repeat, and shake until the metal ones turn us into livestock class of the 25th century.