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Old 10-30-2012, 01:15 AM
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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Originally Posted by dub dub II I View Post
I've seen some really remarkable curling shots...don't 'knock' it...
If they win several matches in a row - is it called a "clean sweep"?
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:23 PM
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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jtur should be along shortly to explain why curling used to be a great sport but has been ruined by the creation of divisions and wild cards, adding the designated sweepers, the installation of Astro-Ice and the introduction of aluminum brooms.
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:33 AM
Location: Victoria TX
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Originally Posted by hotair2 View Post
Fishing? How can anyone watch a fishing show. You know what is going to happen...they are going to catch a fish. I don't get it.
Who would watch fishing if it were televised live? The only way it can be exciting is to edit out 99% of it.
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Old 10-31-2012, 07:27 AM
Location: NJ
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Everyone has their own preferences so I think these kinds of discussions are silly. Why knock a sport someone else enjoys just because you don't understand what makes the game so special?

Personally, I love baseball, football, hockey, and basketball. I used to hate soccer but I can easily watch the World Cup and understand why the world is so into the game.

I have never watched golf to an extent, and I think the TV coverage of the event is convoluted so I won't comment on whether I find it exciting or not (anyways, just because I don't appreciate the beauty of the game of golf does not justify any attacks against the sport itself).
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:58 PM
Location: Currently living in Reddit
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If I grew up being fed Ritalin I'd probably find baseball boring too.
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