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Sports 06 Nov '06 10:20
  1. Standard memberboarman
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    06 Nov '06 10:20
    Name the sports you have played.

    My list

    Rugby Union
    Rugby League
    Cricket
    Tennis
    Boxing
    Lawn Bowls
    Ten Pin Bowling
    Touch Football
    Indoor Soccer
    Golf
    Athletics
    Cross Country
    Squash
    Basketball

    Thats all i can think of at moment.
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    06 Nov '06 10:23
    Is chess a sport?
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    06 Nov '06 10:25
    Originally posted by cashthetrash
    Is chess a sport?
    Only if you make push ups in between moves 😀
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    06 Nov '06 10:25
    Originally posted by cashthetrash
    Is chess a sport?
    Dont know if it qualifies as a sport .
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    06 Nov '06 10:49
    these are the ones I've competed in or taken otherwise seriously.

    football
    ice hockey
    indoor bandy
    rugby
    pole vault
    high jump
    long jump
    hurdles
    triple jump
    snowboarding
    skateboarding
    karate
    orientation
    skiing
    slalom
    ski jump
    table tennis
    speed skating
    (finnish) baseball (it's sort of like baseball, but different)

    I guess that's about it? I've also tried out boxing, basketball, surfing and whatnot, but never really got into them much...
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    06 Nov '06 10:53
    Pesapalo?

    Mate, that sport looks interesting and more fun than baseball, indeed.

    As for the rest, go Jokerit !!! 😵
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    06 Nov '06 11:17
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Pesapalo?

    Mate, that sport looks interesting and more fun than baseball, indeed.

    As for the rest, go Jokerit !!! 😵
    yep, finnish baseball = pesäpallo. the old national game of choice, not so much anymore though...

    wiki on pesäpallo, in case someone wonders about it.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pes%C3%A4pallo

    one big difference to the other baseball is that you run accross the field instead of around it. you can get hit by the ball (which is a bit heavier) pretty badly, and there have been fatalities...
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    06 Nov '06 11:19
    Mate, I don't see heavy drinking in your list... and it's a national sport.

    Bad Finn 😠
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    06 Nov '06 11:27
    Originally posted by wormwood
    these are the ones I've competed in or taken otherwise seriously.

    football
    ice hockey
    indoor bandy
    rugby
    pole vault
    high jump
    long jump
    hurdles
    triple jump
    snowboarding
    skateboarding
    karate
    orientation
    skiing
    slalom
    ski jump
    table tennis
    speed skating
    (finnish) baseball (it's sort of like baseball, but different)

    I guess that's abou ...[text shortened]... so tried out boxing, basketball, surfing and whatnot, but never really got into them much...
    Whats indoor bandy?
  10. Standard memberwormwood
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    06 Nov '06 11:29
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Mate, I don't see heavy drinking in your list... and it's a national sport.

    Bad Finn 😠
    a finn listing heavy drinking as a sport is redundant. 🙂
  11. Standard memberSeitse
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    06 Nov '06 11:31
    Originally posted by wormwood
    a finn listing heavy drinking as a sport is redundant. 🙂
    touche!
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    06 Nov '06 11:34
    Originally posted by boarman
    Whats indoor bandy?
    it seems to be called floor hockey as well. we call it bandy.

    YouTube&mode=related&search=
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    06 Nov '06 11:40
    Originally posted by wormwood
    it seems to be called floor hockey as well. we call it bandy.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmDOUdLGZVc&mode=related&search=
    Thanks.
    with your sports you could of just said athletics for your triple jump etc.
  14. Standard memberwormwood
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    06 Nov '06 12:10
    Originally posted by boarman
    Thanks.
    with your sports you could of just said athletics for your triple jump etc.
    well, those were the ones I competed in...
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    06 Nov '06 15:41
    Originally posted by boarman
    Dont know if it qualifies as a sport .
    Gah! Look up the definition of sport.

    Now, is it an athletic sport? No.

    I’ve played:
    Baseball and football as a kid
    Raced BMX
    Team Volleyball as a stoned teen
    Skateboard all my life
    Mt. Bike
    Bowling as an adult
    Pingpong
    Chess for near 15 years

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