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Re: Football (real)

Postby jimboston on Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:15 pm

nietzsche wrote:
jimboston wrote:What are you guys all talking about?

Football hasn't started yet... they're just in the pre-season right now.


hey look, another genius pointing out that football is different in the US.

how many have been? 3242? 3243?


I actually have done it myself in this same thread 4-5 times.

It's always fun to get a 'rise' out of you diehard soccer fans.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby Royal Panda on Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:52 am

jimboston wrote:
nietzsche wrote:
jimboston wrote:What are you guys all talking about?

Football hasn't started yet... they're just in the pre-season right now.


hey look, another genius pointing out that football is different in the US.

how many have been? 3242? 3243?


I actually have done it myself in this same thread 4-5 times.

It's always fun to get a 'rise' out of you diehard soccer fans.


A good 'rise' that, just a bunch of bored people wondering when/if you'll ever get a life... never mind!

On a more or less unrelated topic, I had good fun teaching some idiots on twitter about word origins, when they had a go at me for using the word soccer (can I not use what words I want?)... As I pointed out, it's an English word short for Association Football that is in the same vein as Ruggers, popularised by the captain of the England football team in the 1890s :-) just an extremely posh way of saying football! Very Oxford.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby jimboston on Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:09 am

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On a more or less unrelated topic, I had good fun teaching some idiots on twitter about word origins, when they had a go at me for using the word soccer (can I not use what words I want?)... As I pointed out, it's an English word short for Association Football that is in the same vein as Ruggers, popularised by the captain of the England football team in the 1890s :-) just an extremely posh way of saying football! Very Oxford.


So what you're saying is that we Americans who call this sport Soccer are much more sophisticated than the rabble that calls it Football.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby Pirlo on Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:09 am

jimboston wrote:
nietzsche wrote:
jimboston wrote:What are you guys all talking about?

Football hasn't started yet... they're just in the pre-season right now.


hey look, another genius pointing out that football is different in the US.

how many have been? 3242? 3243?


I actually have done it myself in this same thread 4-5 times.

It's always fun to get a 'rise' out of you diehard soccer fans.


I'd call your shitty game "bodyball" as you are allowed to use any part. not to mention how violent and shit it gets. probably the only place where you can kill somebody and get away with it is your bodyball field!
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Re: Football (real)

Postby GreecePwns on Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:38 am

Lol, when's the last time someone died playing American football?

If anything, the amount of padding they wear would make a rugby player laugh in their face.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby Sniper08 on Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:23 am

guys dont feed the troll

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Re: Football (real)

Postby betiko on Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:22 am

Sniper08 wrote:guys dont feed the troll

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Modric completes Real move

its offical modric is on his way to Real for £33 mil pound


now i guess kaka will move to milan, and the lilywhites will buy big...

otherwise, in france I can't believe how marseille my team is first after winning the fist 3 games, when we sold the whole squad during the summer... and paris still hasn't won a game after spending... 140 millions in recruitment!!! ancelotti sucks.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby CBlake on Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:57 am

What do you boys think of dempsey probably heading to liverpool?
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Re: Football (real)

Postby Pirlo on Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:11 pm

betiko wrote:
Sniper08 wrote:guys dont feed the troll

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Modric completes Real move

its offical modric is on his way to Real for £33 mil pound


now i guess kaka will move to milan, and the lilywhites will buy big...

otherwise, in france I can't believe how marseille my team is first after winning the fist 3 games, when we sold the whole squad during the summer... and paris still hasn't won a game after spending... 140 millions in recruitment!!! ancelotti sucks.


Ancelotti doesn't. his record is brilliant, with both Milan and Chelsea! I think it's pretty hard to bring the best out a newly gathered group of stars. Real Madrid suffered the same experience twice when they gathered their first and second galactica IMO
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Re: Football (real)

Postby Nola_Lifer on Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:47 pm

CBlake wrote:What do you boys think of dempsey probably heading to liverpool?


Leaving a decent team to a shit team. :D
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Re: Football (real)

Postby maxfaraday on Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:04 pm

Pirlo wrote:
betiko wrote:
Sniper08 wrote:guys dont feed the troll

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Modric completes Real move

its offical modric is on his way to Real for £33 mil pound


now i guess kaka will move to milan, and the lilywhites will buy big...

otherwise, in france I can't believe how marseille my team is first after winning the fist 3 games, when we sold the whole squad during the summer... and paris still hasn't won a game after spending... 140 millions in recruitment!!! ancelotti sucks.


Ancelotti doesn't. his record is brilliant, with both Milan and Chelsea! I think it's pretty hard to bring the best out a newly gathered group of stars. Real Madrid suffered the same experience twice when they gathered their first and second galactica IMO


Don't try to reason with a Marseille supporter, Marseille and Paris HATE each other, if you go to Marseille with a PSG jersey you have about 10 minutes left to live.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby Royal Panda on Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:33 am

jimboston wrote:
Pander88uk wrote:

On a more or less unrelated topic, I had good fun teaching some idiots on twitter about word origins, when they had a go at me for using the word soccer (can I not use what words I want?)... As I pointed out, it's an English word short for Association Football that is in the same vein as Ruggers, popularised by the captain of the England football team in the 1890s :-) just an extremely posh way of saying football! Very Oxford.


So what you're saying is that we Americans who call this sport Soccer are much more sophisticated than the rabble that calls it Football.


Correct! Football has been a working-class sport up until recently, thus to call it soccer would be somewhat inappropriate.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby tzor on Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:42 pm

GreecePwns wrote:Lol, when's the last time someone died playing American football?

If anything, the amount of padding they wear would make a rugby player laugh in their face.


Actually many peolple argue that the padding is the problem. It leads to more full charging head on collisions. They seculate that a lot of the injuries would go away if they returned to leather helmits.
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Re: Football (real)

Postby nietzsche on Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:03 pm

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Re: Football (real)

Postby Pirlo on Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:57 pm

As usual, Barca's defense is terrible!
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