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  1. 01 Oct '08 09:43
  2. 01 Oct '08 13:07
    I agree. It's far more: an art.
  3. 01 Oct '08 13:28
    its an addiction
  4. 01 Oct '08 13:52
    Originally posted by jacko11
    what do you call bunch of men fondling each other over a ball?
  5. 01 Oct '08 14:12
    Originally posted by EmLasker
    what do you call bunch of men fondling each other over a ball?
    gay





    j/k
  6. 01 Oct '08 14:42
    Originally posted by EmLasker
    what do you call bunch of men fondling each other over a ball?
    american 'football' ?
  7. 01 Oct '08 15:02
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    american 'football' ?
    Do you mean soccer?
  8. 01 Oct '08 15:59 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by gambit3
    Do you mean soccer?
    lol, there is no such thing as 'soccer', outside of the USA, football is football, although i have to admit that football i.e. 'soccer' players are pansies, hugging and rolling about the ground together after the score a goal, falling over in agony at the slightest touch, pure pansies! rugby is a game for men, kind of like American football, without all that pansy protection that the Americans wear!
  9. 01 Oct '08 17:34 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by jacko11
    It has all the qualities of a sport except for the physical aspects. It is a mind sport. Whether this matters or not is a separate question.
  10. 01 Oct '08 17:40
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    lol, there is no such thing as 'soccer', outside of the USA, football is football, although i have to admit that football i.e. 'soccer' players are pansies, hugging and rolling about the ground together after the score a goal, falling over in agony at the slightest touch, pure pansies! rugby is a game for men, kind of like American football, without all that pansy protection that the Americans wear!
    The term soccer came from the English actually, though it is no longer used there.

    To differentiate from Rugby Football, it was a shortening of Association Rules Football. Assoc. --> soccer.
  11. Standard member Lukerik
    Stick your hands up
    01 Oct '08 18:26
    It's a lifestyle choice. The arguments for it being a sport are the same as those for darts. ie it's not one.
  12. 01 Oct '08 18:48
    Once I saw the question of whether poker was a sport. I think the same rule applies to chess. If you can get a massage or eat while doing it, it isn't a sport.
  13. Standard member bambee
    Lisa
    01 Oct '08 18:50
    Originally posted by paulbuchmanfromfics
    Once I saw the question of whether poker was a sport. I think the same rule applies to chess. If you can get a massage or eat while doing it, it isn't a sport.
    lol, I like your reasoning.
  14. 01 Oct '08 18:56
    Originally posted by paulbuchmanfromfics
    Once I saw the question of whether poker was a sport. I think the same rule applies to chess. If you can get a massage or eat while doing it, it isn't a sport.
    I like the massage part...but cyclists eat while racing for example.
  15. 01 Oct '08 19:05
    An ATHLETIC sport it is not. It's more of an intellectual sport if anything.