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  1. 23 Dec '06 15:52 / 1 edit
    And isn't football for cretins??
  2. 23 Dec '06 18:28
    Originally posted by Vladamir no1
    And isn't football for cretins??
    shut up
  3. 27 Dec '06 22:02
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    Could we not just say that to be a sport, an activity must entail some kind of physical exertion and be competitive?
  4. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    28 Dec '06 13:00
    Originally posted by jimslyp69
    Could we not just say that to be a sport, an activity must entail some kind of physical exertion and be competitive?
    Sure, why not change the definition to fit the ignorant?

    Up is now down too... don't forget it.

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  5. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    28 Dec '06 13:02
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    I've checked the definition of sport and didn't see any of these criteria.

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  6. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    28 Dec '06 13:12
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    Are you freakin' telling me beauty contests are NOT sports?!?!?!?!

    Damn, damn, damn you!
  7. Standard member Jee
    28 Dec '06 17:59 / 2 edits
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    Originally posted by sasquatch672
    there must be a measurable, quantifiable way of determining a winner..

    You mean like the "points" system in chess

    Originally posted by sasquatch672
    A sport must also possess some element of hand-eye coordination and involve some level of physical activity.

    Well you got to grab the right piece and place it on the right square. A lot of lost game are due to placing the wrong piece on the wrong square. Talk about the mother of eye/hand coordination!

    Originally posted by sasquatch672
    Lastly, to be a sport, there must be some risk of injury to the participants.

    Don't tell me you have never heard of chess-elbow?
  8. Standard member Wulebgr
    Angler
    29 Dec '06 01:41
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    Then blitz is a sport because it can give you carpel tunnel and related injuries if you play enough online.
  9. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    29 Dec '06 14:04
    Originally posted by Wulebgr
    Then blitz is a sport because it can give you carpel tunnel and related injuries if you play enough online.
    Blits is a sport... if you take the time to find sport in the dictionary.

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