Poll

What is the best sport?

Baseball
2 (8%)
Basketball
0 (0%)
Football (Soccer)
0 (0%)
American Football
3 (12%)
Snowboarding
0 (0%)
Skateboarding
0 (0%)
Cricket
1 (4%)
Lacrosse
1 (4%)
Tennis
0 (0%)
Hockey
1 (4%)
Professional Bee Wrestling
2 (8%)
Finding Carmen Sandiego
1 (4%)
Live Action Monopoly
3 (12%)
Low-Gravity Paintball
2 (8%)
Hunting Man
1 (4%)
Video Games
4 (16%)
Golf
0 (0%)
Rugby
1 (4%)
Chess
0 (0%)
Extreme Sitting
1 (4%)
Regular Sitting (Classic Rules)
2 (8%)
Australian Rules Football
0 (0%)
Shuffleboard
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 25

Author Topic: This is a thread for Sports discussion. In it, we will discuss Sports.  (Read 6454 times)

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Offline Ultimatum

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I didn't realize the british were so bad at abbreviating things.

We are not.

/in denial.

Offline Cobra

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You alsi forgot Australian Rules Football. Although it matters little as I already voted for Cricket.

Offline eropS

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Association Football > Assoc. > Socca > Socker > Soccer.

This parts my favorite.
No, no, he did. In the everything else section, at least. Officially, this makes him king.

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Also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_sports

Yeah... I say trying to add all sports is futile.

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sports can be done on land, in water, in the air and in space.

What the hell?
No way dude, you're trolling me.

Offline sgore

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I know, right?! Totally missing magma. This does not jive with my plans for a modified all-volcano version of shuffleboard.
What meme is relevant right now? Look, just imagine I'm riffing on that. Updating signatures is exhausting.

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Offline Inkling

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PING PONG.

IN

SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE!!!
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Offline Brandonazz

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*hits ball hard*

*floats away in opposite direction*

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So hey, two pro championships happened recently, and the results are:

Miami sucks.

LeBron sucks.

Canucks suck.

Probably not a Goat, either.


Offline Haseri

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I would laugh at the Canadian rioting over a sport game.

But recently, my own home city had riots over a branch of Tescos opening in their dictrict.

Offline PatMan33

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I've noticed that even in our 6+ years as a forum, nobody ever set up a Sports thread.

Because unless you want to make a spam thread (don't cramp my style, bro), you're not going to get much in the way of traffic. It also helps when a person that has shown a remote interest in sports in the past six years makes the thread. If someone like Ink had made this thread, I'd have been all in because I see him talk about sports at least once a week. You need to consider your own personal branding when making a topic. An overview of the sports teams in your local vicinity doesn't help me a ton. You're a comedy guy, Sgore! Stick to what you're good at. Because this topic, while being a joke, isn't one of your best. ;)

But perhaps most-importantly, sports is hard to do on an international forum like this. Even people that are from the same country are so spread out that there's no real solidarity. You may get the Europeans supporting Football, but they're only usually doing that to throw it in the face of all the Americans that love American Football (and vice versa). The odds of me finding a Phillies fan and a Flyers fan on this forum is very slim. But I bet you I can find a whole mess of people that can tell me why those teams suck and why their local professional team is better. So that's a major point of discouragement for me to talk.

Anyway, that's my view on this topic. I do love sports and all of us tend to be a bit crazy about our Philadelphia teams. But unless someone wants to talk about that specific segment of the sports world, I can't really help you. And I'd wager this is true with almost all of us here.

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You have a point, but the same arguments could be made about our attempts at threads about politics or religion.  Europeans tell the Americans the US system is terrible because we don't have a viable Anarchist party, and anyone not an athiest usually gets chased out of the thread.  And yet those threads keep staggering along, and we keep making new ones.  Because what else are we going to talk about, videogames?

In conclusion:

Probably not a Goat, either.


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You have a point, but the same arguments could be made about our attempts at threads about politics or religion.

No EXACTLY. That's why this is a terrible idea for a thread. We all know how well those threads worked out.

BRAVES

You mother****er... the Braves are good, but you know they can't hold a candle to the Phillies right now. We're crushing the league even with diminished offensive capabilities. With any luck, we'll be getting a new bat soon. And then you're all toast.


**EDIT**
Removed the picture from my quote. Really sorry about that, guys!
« Last Edit: June 17, 2011, 09:09:02 am by PatMan33 »

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The Pirates are doing ok this year.... 


*Goes to hang self
STOP HAMMERTIME 
PSN Names YaY I got a thread stickied.

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 :-X

Even though you have the Steelers and the Penguins, the Pirates... oh my...

*hug*