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post #1 of 44 (permalink) Old Feb 21st, 2002, 08:17 PM Thread Starter
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Is Curling the dumbest excuse for a "sport" you've ever seen?

How the hell is this in the Olympics? Do the Sqweegy guys get a medal too?
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Huh? Did You Say Something? I Fell Asleep Watching Curling.
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the pathetic thing is it gets better tv coverage than tennis.
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I have watch some bits of the curling and thought what the hell is this all about

Oh btw C'Mon the british team, they are scottish

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What the fuck is with that?!! It's not a sport, no physical excurtion takes place.

At least calories are used scrubbing

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Curling....well ok it is pretty crap.

But the shouting is kind of impressive, and it's Britain's only chance of a gold, so I'm going with it.

(says she with the curling avatar...)
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Marbles on ice. Rivetting. If they just moved the other ball a bit closer, we could do without that sweeping brush palaver...it reminds me of being at my Gran´s.
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It my favourite sport, I am gonna make the olympics in 2006, I can sweep with a bezem very well already, so I don`t have to train, here comes my goldmedail

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No not really. I think it ranks higher than perming and body waving in popularity. :Putting her in a bun:
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Personally I really like curling but I can understand how some people might not like it though.

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I really like curling! but sometimes it gets boring

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post #12 of 44 (permalink) Old Feb 21st, 2002, 09:46 PM
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If it involves competition, the abilkity to enjoy yourself, rules and regulations, then it's a sport.

People knock Darts all the time, but that's a sport that requires a lot of practice and honing your ability to consistently hit what you aim to hit, and in my opinion Darts players may not require a high level of fitness (although your arm does kill after a 7 hr practice session), but I think they have the best temperaments out of any sportsmen/women in any sport, because it is so essential. I think Curling has a lot of skill involved with it too! Just because you don't like it, doesn't mean it's not a sport UNLESS it is American "football"
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Marbles on ice. Rivetting. If they just moved the other ball a bit closer, we could do without that sweeping brush palaver...it reminds me of being at my Gran´s.
Actually, I've always considered it shuffleboard on ice! Really Exciting!
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I wonder if theres a curling message board somewhere, and they´re all tapping away at their keyboards in amazement that people like tennis..?
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post #15 of 44 (permalink) Old Feb 21st, 2002, 10:53 PM
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Curling - Ok what a freaky sport how crap and boring it is soo hard to understand watching people sweeping like maniacs and shouting like teletubbies dosent really appeal to me.
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