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Old 01-18-2011, 12:50 PM   #121
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I for one don't care who wins now. Packers are going all the way now. They are getting hot at the right moment and they won't stop until the Lombardi trophy comes back to it's original home.

Tho to make it easier I do hope the Jets win and make an apperance at the super bowl for a play date with the Packers
I'm just LOL'ing at how all of a sudden the pack and their fans are 'so sure' they are going to win the super bowl now.

anyone that is 'sure' they know the outcome is kidding them self

the pack are hot now thats for sure
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:25 PM   #122
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the pack are hot now thats for sure
And that is what counts for when you go to the bigdance

Considering they soundly beat the NFC Favorite to make it to the superbowl? I say yea. Packers fans were not sure they could beat the Falcons, but they were gladly proven wrong.


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Old 01-19-2011, 12:01 AM   #123
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If the Pack can keep the heat on, then they'll take down Chicago.

Force Cutler to throw some picks and I think they have it. And Cutler is known to throw some picks.

You defense can do it. Because I don't think the Bears have the Offensive power to out score the Jets in a close game. The Packers do.

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Old 01-19-2011, 01:14 AM   #124
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I kinda don't care at this point.

I only bother to follow football at all when the Pats are doing well... and only then so that I might stand a chance of following or engaging in the conversations my friends, co-workers, and relatives are probably having.

Otherwise, I'm with Keyan: *YAWN*

Bring on the 2011 WRC and F1 race season!!!



Oh... and I'm working through watching the first season of the American Top Gear right now. A couple of decent moments... but overall pretty weak. The presenters are really stiff... although one of them can actually drive REALLY well. The episodes are getting a bit better as they progress, though.

I actually like the track better than the British version.

I'll watch all of them... but it's only because I've memorized all the episodes of the British show already.

And Cracken... what's all this I read on the Facebook about you joining the ranks of the unattached again?


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Old 01-19-2011, 01:29 AM   #125
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Ayup. Coudn't deal with my gamer self.

Like i didn't warn her about that either. >.>

oh well, tough ****. Move on with life and focus on my goals.

If anything, I get more Starcraft time now.

On Football: It's one of the few sports other than Starcraft that I truely have a passion for and enjoy. Regardless of who's playing in the playoffs, it's fun to analyze and debate the outcomes.

And it's really fun to watch.

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Old 01-19-2011, 02:27 AM   #126
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^ There is so much wrong with that post I don't know where to start. But I think I'll just say this: Starcraft is not a sport.
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Old 01-19-2011, 02:33 AM   #127
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When you can win 89,000 USD on top of a 120,000 USD salary, I think it qualifies as a sport.

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Old 01-19-2011, 08:02 AM   #128
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It is a sport. Just not an athletic sport


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Old 01-19-2011, 10:19 AM   #129
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And that is what counts for when you go to the bigdance

Considering they soundly beat the NFC Favorite to make it to the superbowl? I say yea. Packers fans were not sure they could beat the Falcons, but they were gladly proven wrong.
no worries, I hope the team is as full of themself and overconfident as the fans are, will only make Sunday easier on my.


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Old 01-19-2011, 10:38 AM   #130
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It is a sport. Just not an athletic sport
Sports are athletic by definition. If you can do it sitting at a computer, it's not a sport. And that includes chess, all you chess nerds.
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Old 01-19-2011, 03:50 PM   #131
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The average starcaft players' heart rate while playing is about 120+ BPM.

Surprisingly true.

eSports is defnatley something that needs more attention. Besides, the risk of human injury is actually quite low... ;D

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Old 01-19-2011, 04:02 PM   #132
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isn't that counter productive?

you know, that whole 'lacking of injury' part

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Old 01-19-2011, 04:24 PM   #133
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Sports are athletic by definition. If you can do it sitting at a computer, it's not a sport. And that includes chess, all you chess nerds.
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Old 01-19-2011, 05:23 PM   #134
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Old 01-19-2011, 05:58 PM   #135
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Old 01-19-2011, 06:27 PM   #136
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Sounds about right to me.

Heck... as long as I don't have to do it...



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Old 01-19-2011, 07:27 PM   #137
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I sent you a brag PM on Anandtech...


but I'll post it here too.....

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Old 01-19-2011, 07:59 PM   #138
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Sports are athletic by definition. If you can do it sitting at a computer, it's not a sport. And that includes chess, all you chess nerds.
One of the definitions of sport is athletic event.

How about sporting a new tie?

Lets be sporting in jest?

How about a sport coat?

Might want to look up the definition yourself instead of assuming what it means. next thing you might try to do is refudiate this discussion or call out a blood libel


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Old 01-19-2011, 09:28 PM   #139
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One of the definitions of sport is athletic event.

How about sporting a new tie?

Lets be sporting in jest?

How about a sport coat?

Might want to look up the definition yourself instead of assuming what it means. next thing you might try to do is refudiate this discussion or call out a blood libel

aw nerd panties in a bunch?
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Is this a sport?



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Old 01-19-2011, 09:49 PM   #142
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Old 01-19-2011, 10:32 PM   #143
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I honestly think what me an Kinnison here share is the common "That's not a real sport" stuff we get, he from Curling (Which is goddamned awesome. Don't understand it but it's pretty cool to watch. No, seriously. That's all I watched last Winter Olympics. Curling. And the Speedskating, but that's because we South Koreans are BOSS), I from Starcraft: Brood War/II.

I believe anything that takes a gross mental OR physical effort can be defined as a sport that is not directly related to the survival of mankind. Yes, hunting is a sport, because realistically unless everything goes to complete sh!t, are we really gonna need to hunt for food? :/

Yes, Starcraft II takes a large mental and physical effort. The speed in which you need to play to make a living (the 120,000 salaries, the massive 89,000 1st place finish) is stupid. The average professional Starcraft II player has about 200 discreet actions per minute, consistantly for anywhere from 4 minutes to potentially an hour (MLG had a few games for for an hour... epic maddness!) anywhere from 3-5 times in a row!!! It's not a physical effort like traditional sports like futbol, American football, baseball, or basketball, but it is a dedicated effort. It's terribly mentally draining as well.

It's like stock car racing, do you really need to work out to drive left all day? (yes, you do, apparently the G forces are pretty crazy for the average man..... go figure, eh? )

I think with the changing technology, we may have to start changing what a sport really is with being able to compete digitally.

That is the last I will touch on the subject: In other news, apparently George Lucas does believe in the Mayan 2012 prophecy.

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Old 01-19-2011, 11:09 PM   #144
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So, apparently single Nitro attracts single moms.

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Old 01-20-2011, 12:15 AM   #146
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Hmmm... Join the club.

Of course, being 40, my options in that regard are usually far more limited.

But single moms are generally: a.) pretty experienced; b.) less inhibited; and c.) apt to go a bit wild any time you can take them away from the kids and get them out of "mommy mode" for a while.


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Yes, but...that's not what it means. (And yes K_K, I actually did look this up before posting, to make sure no one could pull up the alternate definition argument). A sport is athletic. Some people don't like this and argue to have things which are not inherently athletic classified as sports, and sometimes they succeed. Nevertheless, this is contrary to the traditional meaning of the word.

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OK, but Curling is a sport. It is physical by its nature. Starcraft is not. It doesn't matter how much mental effort it takes. And while it CAN require physical effort, it doesn't HAVE to. It is not an inherent part of the experience. Just because it can result in exertion does not mean that it is athletic. By that criteria, competitive porn watching could be a sport (I just made that up, but it's possible that that's a real thing - if so, for the love of God, don't tell me). And it doesn't matter how much money you can make doing it. Starcraft is a video game, not a sport. Games can be competitive. In fact, games usually are competitive. So if professional, competitive gaming is your thing, great. It doesn't need to be called a sport to legitimize it.
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By that criteria, competitive porn watching could be a sport (I just made that up, but it's possible that that's a real thing - if so, for the love of God, don't tell me).
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Defining "What is a sport?" is like trying to define "What is art?". Everyone has an opinion and everyone could possibly be right.


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well prolly art is most likely described as something along the lines of 'the use of creative genius to mold or create either a direct or aspect device of which represents a feature of the creator and the mentality of said creator'

as for sport, well I guess thats generically when someone performs actions to of which one prescribes one's own enjoyment in what ever physical activity, regardless of actual phsyical or mentality. So I guess killing skulks or zerglings would count

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