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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   6/17/2014 4:57:44 PM
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@David: Whingeing is what you do when you're a pom......

Don't make me send the butler to fetch my angry trousers

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David Ashton   6/17/2014 4:54:37 PM
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@Max Winging is what you do when you fly

Whingeing is what you do when you're a pom......

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   6/17/2014 4:29:07 PM
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@Wnderer: And We should stop calling it Soccer and start calling it No Hands Ball.

How about leaving "American Football" the way it is and changing "Soccer" to "Real Football" ? LOL

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Bert22306   6/17/2014 4:26:35 PM
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And We should stop calling it Soccer and start calling it No Hands Ball.

LOL. "Soccer" does not imply use of hands.

On the other hand, we should call US football "no-foot ball," as the name is self-contradictory! Well, at least during 99.9 percent of play time.

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Re: Wrong name
Max The Magnificent   6/17/2014 4:26:13 PM
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@Wnderer: Last I checked the World Cup was only being played in Brazil.

      Sure -- but there are teams from around the world.

The [world Series] games may be only played in North America but the players are from all over the world.

      The players, sure, but you don't see teams from England, France, Germany...

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Wnderer   6/17/2014 4:14:40 PM
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@Max It doesn't exactly roll off the tongue ... back to the drawing board...

And We should stop calling it Soccer and start calling it No Hands Ball. Stop all that whining about 'you should call soccer, football and call football something else nonsense. Last I checked you needed feet to play football.


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Wnderer   6/17/2014 4:10:43 PM
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@Max So long as those teams are from the USA (and Canada?) -- but not from anywhere else in the world LOL


The games may be only played in North America but the players are from all over the world. Last I checked the World Cup was only being played in Brazil.

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Re: Wrong name
Max The Magnificent   6/17/2014 4:05:10 PM
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@Wnderer: In the US we have the World Series, where anyone from anywhere in the world can play for any team...

So long as those teams are from the USA (and Canada?) -- but not from anywhere else in the world LOL

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Re: Wrong name
Max The Magnificent   6/17/2014 4:03:59 PM
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@Wnderer: They should call it the Nationalistic Tribal Stupidity Cup...

It doesn't exactly roll off the tongue ... back to the drawing board...

Bert22306
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Re: A small correction
Bert22306   6/17/2014 3:57:50 PM
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" De gustibus non disPutandum est". Romans were wise enough to know that this is the beginning and the end of the discussion....

Mea culpa. I would pretend it was a typo, but unfortunately the C and the P are too far apart on the keyboard. (However I did wonder a few hours after posting that, if I had it right.)

Excusatio non petita accusatio manifesta.

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