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Orlandu


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Posted on 06-11-10 10:35:31 AM Link
Seriously, who watches soccer any more? Its just a dead sport... Oh wait, thats just in America. Ok, so its not dead but besides this big game, probably 1/20th the views that American Football receives.
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Posted on 06-11-10 11:22:25 AM Link
Originally posted by Orlandu
Seriously, who watches soccer any more? Its just a dead sport... Oh wait, thats just in America.


Heh, my hubby and I were talking about that last night.

I told him that only Americans find football exciting and everyone else enjoys soccer.
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Posted on 06-11-10 11:27:11 AM Link
This is a photo a lot soccer fan's like to bring up:



I still laugh every time I see it because its true!
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Posted on 06-11-10 11:29:15 AM Link
Good picture! I should share that.
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Posted on 06-11-10 11:57:19 AM Link
Originally posted by Anya
I told him that only Americans find football exciting and everyone else enjoys soccer.


Well, they have played some NFL games in London and people do go to those so it is spreading. Just ever so slowly.
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Posted on 06-11-10 02:17:25 PM (last edited by NSNick at 06-11-10 02:25 PM) Link
Originally posted by Orlandu
This is a photo a lot soccer fan's like to bring up:



I still laugh every time I see it because its true!


WRONG

Originally posted by Wikipedia
While it is widely assumed that the word "football" (or "foot ball") references the action of the foot kicking a ball, there is a historical explanation, which is that football originally referred to a variety of games in medieval Europe, which were played on foot.


Another misconception is that Americans were the first ones to call the game "soccer." It was an English shortening of "association football," the nickname of which became popular in the states. [1]
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Posted on 06-11-10 03:47:17 PM Link
On that note, time to see team America lose to various more dedicated teams in Soccer!
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Posted on 06-11-10 04:33:04 PM Link
Yea, I thought it was funny how American football doesn't even use a spherical ball... more like a lemon or lime shape with points at the end. =P
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Posted on 06-12-10 12:14:44 AM Link
Thanks, NSNick, that's good to know.

I still like the picture.
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Posted on 06-12-10 01:12:23 AM Link
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2) Anya - 63
3) Xkeeper - 49
4) Hiryuu - 39
T5) Terra - 36
T5) Schala - 36
7) Bitmap - 25
8) Zero One - 21
9) Rick - 14
10) HyperHacker - 8
11) hydrapheetz - 6
T12) Metal_Man88 - 3
T12) Thoughtless - 3
T14) cpubasic13 - 2
T14) Gabu - 2
T14) krutomisi - 2
T17) Gunstar Green - 1
T17) Peardian - 1
T17) Rasenganfan2 - 1
T17) Shadic - 1
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Posted on 06-12-10 08:15:13 AM Link
Canada has handegg?
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Posted on 06-12-10 06:00:09 PM Link
I wonder how good they are at handegg.
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Posted on 06-12-10 06:05:40 PM Link
Hmm... small village in Switzerland, too... needless to say, "handegg" is a funny word. =P
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Posted on 06-13-10 11:54:09 AM Link
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2) Metal_Man88 - 19
3) Terra - 14
4) Xkeeper - 13
5) Bitmap - 11

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3) Terra - 5
4) Xkeeper - 4
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2) Anya - 63
3) Xkeeper - 53
4) Schala - 43
5) Terra - 41
6) Hiryuu - 39
7) Bitmap - 28
8) Zero One - 21
9) Rick - 14
10) Metal_Man88 - 9
11) HyperHacker - 8
12) hydrapheetz - 6
13) Thoughtless - 3
T14) cpubasic13 - 2
T14) Gabu - 2
T14) krutomisi - 2
T17) Gunstar Green - 1
T17) Peardian - 1
T17) Rasenganfan2 - 1
T17) Shadic - 1
Zero One
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Posted on 06-13-10 12:01:39 PM Link
Now that Galaxy 2 is (nearly) over and done with, I'll be back on that list!
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Posted on 06-13-10 12:04:20 PM Link
Yeah, I'd be posting more, but the next few months are gonna be wild and crazy, so I don't expect to be getting any more points anytime soon.
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Posted on 06-14-10 12:07:11 AM Link
JUNE 13
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2) Zero One - 15
3) Bitmap - 12
4) Terra - 11
5) Xkeeper - 10

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3) Bitmap - 5
4) Terra - 4
5) Xkeeper - 3

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1) Orlandu - 86
2) Anya - 63
3) Xkeeper - 56
4) Schala - 50
5) Terra - 45
6) Hiryuu - 39
7) Bitmap - 33
8) Zero One - 27
9) Rick - 14
10) Metal_Man88 - 9
11) HyperHacker - 8
12) hydrapheetz - 6
13) Thoughtless - 3
T14) cpubasic13 - 2
T14) Gabu - 2
T14) krutomisi - 2
T17) Gunstar Green - 1
T17) Peardian - 1
T17) Rasenganfan2 - 1
T17) Shadic - 1
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Posted on 06-14-10 10:43:36 AM Link
So yeah, certainly was a busy weekend for me. Not only did I get to rent a 2010 Camaro for a day, my son got a cut on the bridge of his nose. My sister-in-law and her wife took him to Chuck-e-Cheese and said he was coming down a slide but then took off running, tripped, and hit the corner of a game. It cause a small gash and bled pretty bad they said. They brought him home and we ended up taking him to the urgent care. They put derma-bond on it instead of stitches, must easier and less scaring. He scream a bit when they were putting the skin back together, but since then he's been fine... except for the throwing up part. Most likely he swallowed a good bit of blood so he's spit up the past 2 days. Not fun.

Anywho, thought I'd share
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Posted on 06-14-10 11:29:46 AM Link
I'm STILL eighth! At least I managed to get 120 stars on Galaxy 2
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Posted on 06-14-10 11:59:12 AM Link
I was busy this weekend with work and errands.

This week might be more of the same, especially with E3 going on. I'm going to be doing a lot of writing.
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