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Reply # 36202 20-May-2006 21:58
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So... tell me: what is this "rugby" thing you speak of?




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Reply # 36204 20-May-2006 22:03
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Its an excuse men use to tell the misses so they can go to either a stadium (complete with men running around on the grass), a pub or the living room and get smashed on beer without feeling guilty.

Joking joking....




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Reply # 36206 20-May-2006 22:46
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juha: So... tell me: what is this "rugby" thing you speak of?
I don't think it's football (for fellow American geeks, this is what you call soccer)...







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  Reply # 36213 21-May-2006 09:40
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freitasm:
juha: So... tell me: what is this "rugby" thing you speak of?
I don't think it's football (for fellow American geeks, this is what you call soccer)...



Looks like NZ might be changing back to Football as well. Apprently NZ & tthe USA are the only 2 places left that call it soccer!


http://www.nzsoccer.com/plugins/newsfeed.cgi?rm=content&plugin_data_id=12155


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  Reply # 36214 21-May-2006 10:22
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And the Aussie squad is called the Socceroos isn't it? I think football is the largest sport by participants in NZ, so I'm surprised the country's not doing very well internationally.

"The term soccer first appeared in the 1880s as a slang abbreviation of Association football, often credited to Charles Wreford-Brown."

I didn't know that!

Speaking of Real Sports, it looks like the Swedes will take the World Champions title in ice hockey after their Olympic gold. Sweden beat Canada and Finland fumbled away a win against the Czechs. There's no chance the Czechs will beat Sweden in the final though. None whatsoever.






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  Reply # 36215 21-May-2006 10:51
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juha: And the Aussie squad is called the Socceroos isn't it?


I forgot about that. Their association is called Football Federation Australia so go figure..

What country are you from Juha?


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  Reply # 36224 21-May-2006 12:30
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juha: Speaking of Real Sports, it looks like the Swedes will take the World Champions title in ice hockey after their Olympic gold. Sweden beat Canada and Finland fumbled away a win against the Czechs. There's no chance the Czechs will beat Sweden in the final though. None whatsoever.


Ice Hockey is not just a real sport, its the ONLY sport.

Sweden have an incredible team. The Czechs dont dont a chance without Dominik Hasek or even Tomas Vokun in goal and the likes of Jaromir Jagr out. The Swedes are missing Henrik Lundquist, Peter Forsberg and Niklas Lidstrom but have so much depth(Detroit Red Wings players) that they should be able to dominate the Czechs

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  Reply # 36226 21-May-2006 12:47
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bradstewart: Ice Hockey is not just a real sport, its the ONLY sport.


Yuzz! More important than life or death!

Sweden have an incredible team. The Czechs dont dont a chance without Dominik Hasek or even Tomas Vokun in goal and the likes of Jaromir Jagr out. The Swedes are missing Henrik Lundquist, Peter Forsberg and Niklas Lidstrom but have so much depth(Detroit Red Wings players) that they should be able to dominate the Czechs


Hmm... incredibly lucky team I'd say, but then that's important too.




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  Reply # 36227 21-May-2006 12:48
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sbiddle: What country are you from Juha?



Nokialand.




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  Reply # 36228 21-May-2006 12:56
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Ah so you will be as gutted about Finland losing as i am about Detroit being dumped out of the first round in 6 games! Pity Finland didnt have Selanne, he been having an amazing season now hes back with Anaheim, who i am hoping will take the Stanley cup in 7 games over the Buffalo Sabres

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  Reply # 36230 21-May-2006 13:03
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bradstewart: Ah so you will be as gutted about Finland losing as i am about Detroit being dumped out of the first round in 6 games! Pity Finland didnt have Selanne, he been having an amazing season now hes back with Anaheim, who i am hoping will take the Stanley cup in 7 games over the Buffalo Sabres


Yeah... the Olympics was hard enough. Finland beat everyone - the Czechs, Canada, USA, Russia, all of them - and Sweden was pretty shaky throughout the tournament, but... sigh.

Teemu Selänne is a stunning player. Hope he's got new front teeth sorted out now :)




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  Reply # 36231 21-May-2006 13:11
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juha:Teemu Selänne is a stunning player. Hope he's got new front teeth sorted out now :)


Remember the days of Selanne and Kariya?



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  Reply # 36235 21-May-2006 13:58
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juha:
sbiddle: What country are you from Juha?



Nokialand.


I have better memories of the sensational women in Finland rather then the cellphones! :-)


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  Reply # 36236 21-May-2006 14:03
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sbiddle:
I have better memories of the sensational women in Finland rather then the cellphones! :-)



You go all the way to Finland and don't watch the ice hockey? You.... you...

NORMAL PERSON!

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  Reply # 36237 21-May-2006 14:06
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bradstewart: Remember the days of Selanne and Kariya?


You mean their disastrous days playing for Colorado? (Or not playing very well at all, if you like). Ugh.




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