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Football is awesome

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posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:41 AM
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a reply to: stosh64

Pointless wearing the mask if they are so crap at protection lol
Whatever, rugby players make the same impacts without protection and don't stop every 5 minutes for a chat with officials...NFL is tame and lame in comparison, unlucky, your national sport may as well be mixed gender with all the body armour.




posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:43 AM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

The thing with football is it's a game of skill and tactics , there can be draws but even a 1-1 draw can be a great game to watch if both teams are at their best.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:49 AM
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originally posted by: grainofsand
a reply to: stosh64

Pointless wearing the mask if they are so crap at protection lol
Whatever, rugby players make the same impacts without protection and don't stop every 5 minutes for a chat with officials...NFL is tame and lame in comparison, unlucky, your national sport may as well be mixed gender with all the body armour.


Mixed gender? Are they going to start letting men play?



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:49 AM
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Then how is a World series played when only Americans play it? lol

You know that a World cup means WORLD not Country right.

If american Handball was so good, how come the world watches football/soccer.
And not Cavemen in pads.

rank Sport Estimated Fans Regional Popularity
1. Soccer / Association Football 3.5 Billion Europe, Africa, Asia, America.
2. Cricket 2.5 Billion Asia, Australia, UK.
3. Field Hockey 2 Billion Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia.
4. Tennis 1 Billion Europe, Asia, America.
5. Volleyball 900 Million Europe, Australia, Asia, America.
6. Table Tennis 850 Million Europe, Africa, Asia, America.
7. Baseball 500 Million America, Japan.
8. Golf 450 Million Europe, Asia, America, Canada.
=9 Basketball 400 Million America.
=9 American Football 400 Million Europe, Africa, Asia, America, Australia.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:56 AM
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a reply to: In4ormant

I will fix the title.

EGGHAND is awesome.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:57 AM
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a reply to: In4ormant

I could just imagine those pansy NFL players having to face tackles like this without all the body padding.

They wouldn't last more than 5 mins on the field.








posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:57 AM
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originally posted by: Fisherr
Then how is a World series played when only Americans play it? lol


You forgot about the lone Canadian team, the Toronto Pot Holes.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 09:58 AM
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a reply to: ScepticScot

Hahaha!
It is lame though all body armoured up and can't run more than 5 yards without taking a 5 minute break.
Fat blokes with no stamina hiding under body armour because they can't take the impacts rugby players take for full 40 minute half's.

NFL ain't awesome it's tame and lame lol



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:04 AM
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Football can be played by all also.
Heck even with a tin can you can play that is one of the other reasons it is popular.
Oh and I will just drop this here.



10 games all wins well done Pep
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posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:07 AM
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As an aside, if I was a betting man I'd wager the Canadian national rugby squad are fitter, harder, and tougher than any NFL team lol
That thought must sting underneath the body armour.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:08 AM
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originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: In4ormant

But at least it's played with the feet hence ... Football.
We have a game like American football over here called Rugby , but they don't need to wear padding.



If only we'd named American football something more sensible, we'd never have to be comparing American Football and Rest-of-Earth Football (Soccer.) Nobody ever debates between baseball and soccer, or basketball and soccer.

As an American, I can admit, Rugby is a "tougher" sport than American football, but I like the strategy of football better. Rugby is fun to watch anyone play, I could care less about teams or outcome. Kind of like listening to a music genre I enjoy without knowing or caring which artist is playing (like Jazz.)

All that said, as a Cubs and Bears fan, I'm glad Football is my #2 sport, baseball being #1. You're blessed as an NFL Patriots fan. I'm just hoping the Cubs can hold me over until November when I can start rooting for player development and a #1 draft pick.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:14 AM
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originally posted by: grainofsand
a reply to: ScepticScot

NFL ain't awesome it's tame and lame lol


That must explain the prevalence of brain injuries, torn body parts and drastically shortened life expectancies.

NFL is less "brute force / body sacrifice" and more skill/strategy. I prefer the balance, even if it doesn't win the "most bloody" award.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:18 AM
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Oh and the only sport that should use armour is this one.




That is me getting beaten up
(not really).


edit on 25-9-2016 by TheKnightofDoom because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:20 AM
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a reply to: dogstar23

Plenty of strategy in rugby, they just don't stop every 5 minutes to chat about it.
I'd rather watch an amateur under 18's rugby match than NFL personally.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:21 AM
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a reply to: dogstar23




I'm glad Football is my #2 sport, baseball being #1


You do realise that Baseball is the American version of " Rounders" ?

Rounders is a game played by British Schoolgirls.





posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:22 AM
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a reply to: grainofsand

It is the stopping and starting I can't stand.
Also Baseball we played that as kids we called it rounders.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:23 AM
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a reply to: alldaylong

I was forced to play

edit on 25-9-2016 by TheKnightofDoom because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:24 AM
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originally posted by: TheKnightofDoom
That is me getting beaten up


Did he knock you out guv?



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:26 AM
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a reply to: alldaylong

Lol, my twin sister was on the school rounders team.
It seems that US sports are health and safety approved much more than the rest of the world...don't even need to be fit for NFL, just fat and able to run 5 yards so long as you get a five minute break inbetween.



posted on Sep, 25 2016 @ 10:28 AM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

Surprised I lived
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I was going to have a go but after much thought and consideration I think it would be a bit too easy for me....you see I don't want to hurt them all.
edit on 25-9-2016 by TheKnightofDoom because: (no reason given)



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