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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 00:44:37 Reply

At 11 seconds ago, P0sitivity wrote: Does anyone here actually know how difficult golf is? It's perhaps more strategic than chess.

Difficulty level and amount of necessary strategy do not make it interesting to do or watch.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 00:45:49 Reply

At A few seconds ago, BlackmarketKraig wrote:
At 11 seconds ago, P0sitivity wrote: Does anyone here actually know how difficult golf is? It's perhaps more strategic than chess.
Difficulty level and amount of necessary strategy do not make it interesting to do or watch.

Sport is all forms of physical activity which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical fitness and provide entertainment to participants.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 00:50:24 Reply

At 1 minute ago, P0sitivity wrote:
Sport is all forms of physical activity which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical fitness and provide entertainment to participants.

Ohk.

Neat. Now let me do one:

"Golf is a good walk spoiled."
-Mark Twain

Just because there are people who enjoy something doesn't mean it's enjoyable to everyone.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 00:52:24 Reply

At A few seconds ago, BlackmarketKraig wrote: Neat. Now let me do one:

"Golf is a good walk spoiled."
-Mark Twain

Just because there are people who enjoy something doesn't mean it's enjoyable to everyone.

I don't enjoy it=/=It's not a sport

Tiger wouldn't get all those damn endorsements and whores if it wasn't considered a sport.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 01:20:48 Reply

Extreme ironing should be an Olympic sport.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 01:22:17 Reply

95% of the stuff you do in gym class

I refuse to consider it P.E., since there's almost NO education what-so-ever

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 01:33:32 Reply

At 35 minutes ago, P0sitivity wrote: Golf is a sport. Why back in my day we had to walk 20 miles to school each day, in 5 feet of snow, uphill. And we liked it! You youngins have it too easy now. Now you be quiet while I watch my golf!

Take it easy there grandpa.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 01:45:24 Reply

I play curling, it's fun as hell and the perfect sport to grab a case of beer and play!

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 01:49:50 Reply

The one's you already named off came to mind...


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 02:08:28 Reply

At 5 hours ago, BlackmarketKraig wrote: Greco-Roman wrestling--c'mon, get a room, you two!

A curse on your homophobic familiy. I'm Greek.... my Dad competed in wrestling...


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 02:15:05 Reply

You guys that are saying wrestling is gay, I hope you're trolling. Wrestling is the oldest sport still practiced today.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 03:28:57 Reply

At 1 hour ago, dlxrevolution wrote: You guys that are saying wrestling is gay, I hope you're trolling. Wrestling is the oldest sport still practiced today.

Considering the 2 guys wrestling back in ancient Greek times were naked, people can stand by that opinion.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 07:54:12 Reply

At 5 hours ago, dlxrevolution wrote: You guys that are saying wrestling is gay, I hope you're trolling. Wrestling is the oldest sport still practiced today.

LOL. I think you will find a good old fashioned foot race is the oldest sport dude, we were running long before we were wrestling. Don't you think?

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 08:03:08 Reply

I have been working on this for a while, planning to do spelling bee next.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 14:57:24 Reply

At 14 hours ago, P0sitivity wrote:

Tiger wouldn't get all those damn endorsements and whores if it wasn't considered a sport.

Having endorsements doesn't make it a sport kiddo.

Someone can be a champion of nipple-piercing competition and receive endorsement deals as well but would that make it a sport?


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:12:38 Reply

At 12 minutes ago, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 14 hours ago, P0sitivity wrote:

Tiger wouldn't get all those damn endorsements and whores if it wasn't considered a sport.
Having endorsements doesn't make it a sport kiddo.

Someone can be a champion of nipple-piercing competition and receive endorsement deals as well but would that make it a sport?

Nonathletes don't receive sports related endorsements. Noncelebrities don't receive endorsements.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:13:13 Reply

Major League Gaming.

Look at you with that red white and blue mock symbol with the controller instead of a REAL athelete, fucking go outside.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:22:13 Reply

At 7 minutes ago, P0sitivity wrote:
Nonathletes don't receive sports related endorsements.

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/story?id=86145&page=1#.T0VOEY Hjvao

Noncelebrities don't receive endorsements.

Talk about moving the goal post since you brought it up just now.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:26:29 Reply

At 2 minutes ago, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 7 minutes ago, P0sitivity wrote:
Nonathletes don't receive sports related endorsements.
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/story?id=86145&page=1#.T0VOEY Hjvao

Noncelebrities don't receive endorsements.

Reebok =/= Athletic gear, Jay Z is a celebrity. Tiger Woods receive endorsements for products such as Nike and Gatorade that are made for athletic augmentation.

Talk about moving the goal post since you brought it up just now.

What the fuck does that even mean

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:32:49 Reply

At 1 minute ago, P0sitivity wrote:

Noncelebrities don't receive endorsements.
Reebok =/= Athletic gear, Jay Z is a celebrity. Tiger Woods receive endorsements for products such as Nike and Gatorade that are made for athletic augmentation.

Reebok also have line of sneakers made for athletic wear.

Talk about moving the goal post since you brought it up just now.
What the fuck does that even mean

You didn't bring up the fact that non-celebs don't get endorsement deals in your earlier arguments until I point out how non-athletes gets the endorsements.

It's pretty convenient, not to mention it barely have anything to do with what you're getting at.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:37:29 Reply

Golf is definitely a sport. You don't need to run about or put great physical exertion into a game for it to be a 'sport'. I'd lump sports into physical (football, basketball, American Football, etc) and technical (baseball, golf, etc).

Motor racing, especially F1 would definitely be a sport. I think it's an extreme case of a technical sport, and the physical attributes required is insane. They actually change gears so frequently that every driver is performing a quick run on the pedals for the entire 90 minute race. They lose something like 2 litres of fluid in sweat per race due to it... it's absolutely nuts.


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:37:31 Reply

At A few seconds ago, Idiot-Finder wrote:
At 1 minute ago, P0sitivity wrote:

Noncelebrities don't receive endorsements.
Reebok =/= Athletic gear, Jay Z is a celebrity. Tiger Woods receive endorsements for products such as Nike and Gatorade that are made for athletic augmentation.
Reebok also have line of sneakers made for athletic wear.

But Jay Z didn't receive an endorsement deal for ReeZigs or any shitty athletic shoe like say Peyton Manning, an actual athlete. It would make since that ATHLETES that perform in SPORTS would receive ATHLETIC related endorsements.

I apologize for not being specific about which endorsements tiger receives, but I figured when I said Tiger (an athlete) wouldn't receive (athletic) endorsements if golf were not a sport you would know what I was talking about.


Talk about moving the goal post since you brought it up just now.
What the fuck does that even mean
You didn't bring up the fact that non-celebs don't get endorsement deals in your earlier arguments until I point out how non-athletes gets the endorsements.

It's pretty convenient, not to mention it barely have anything to do with what you're getting at.

Ohk, Tiger receives athletic endorsements. Therefore he is an athlete. Therefore golf is a sport.

Tiger would not receive athletic endorsements if he were not a damn good participant in an actual sport.

Enough clarification for you?

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:44:47 Reply

At 19 hours ago, FurryFox wrote: Curling- You can throw a rock into the middle of a large-ass circle. How is that entertainment? There is virtually no excitement in this old people past-time game.

Yeah it's not that fun to watch, but have you tried it? I don't even like curling, but I can tell you that it's actually really difficult to do.

Back on topic:

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:46:13 Reply

starcraft 2

well done, you can press a mouse button hundreds of times, what do you want a medal?


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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:48:35 Reply

At 13 hours ago, dlxrevolution wrote: You guys that are saying wrestling is gay, I hope you're trolling. Wrestling is the oldest sport still practiced today.

Dunno, seems pretty gay to me. This is on the first page of the Google image results for "Wrestling", by the way.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:54:45 Reply

American football.

Umad?

Rugby will always be better.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 15:55:52 Reply

At 8 minutes ago, SomeGuyInSomePlace wrote:
Yeah it's not that fun to watch, but have you tried it? I don't even like curling, but I can tell you that it's actually really difficult to do.

Whats so difficult about throwing a rock down the ice to hit another rock?NOTHING!

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 16:11:48 Reply

At 14 minutes ago, FurryFox wrote:
At 8 minutes ago, SomeGuyInSomePlace wrote:
Yeah it's not that fun to watch, but have you tried it? I don't even like curling, but I can tell you that it's actually really difficult to do.
Whats so difficult about throwing a rock down the ice to hit another rock?NOTHING!

Go ahead and try it then. Keep in mind that ice is slippery as fuck.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 16:14:55 Reply

At 10 seconds ago, SomeGuyInSomePlace wrote:
Go ahead and try it then. Keep in mind that ice is slippery as fuck.

Actually I have played it 2 times in my life. I some how miraculously won both games and I didn't even know what I was doing and neither did the rest of my team.

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Response to Sports that shouldn't be sports. 2012-02-22 16:22:41 Reply

At 15 hours ago, P0sitivity wrote: Does anyone here actually know how difficult golf is? It's perhaps more strategic than chess.

Exactly what I was thinking. It is a very difficult game, that does involve a lot of physical movement.