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    Canadian football - What is this?

    Seriously, this is the most bizarre thing I have seen in a football game yet. I knew there were a few differences in the rules, but is this even the same sport?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5BFaykcxGg]YouTube - CFL Montreal at Toronto - Wild Ending - October 29, 2010[/ame]


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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Seriously, this is the most bizarre thing I have seen in a football game yet. I knew there were a few differences in the rules, but is this even the same sport?

    YouTube - CFL Montreal at Toronto - Wild Ending - October 29, 2010
    If the other team would have recovered they still would have lost because if you don't get the kicked ball out of your endzone it isn't a touchback, it is a single, one point for the opposition.


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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    If the other team would have recovered they still would have lost because if you don't get the kicked ball out of your endzone it isn't a touchback, it is a single, one point for the opposition.
    And if they offense kicks it out of the endzone, they also get a point?


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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    I learn something new everyday. This is odd.



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Yeah, basically if the kicked the FG wide but out of the endzone they would get a single point...known as a rougue. Basically instead of running it out to force OT, he tried to kick it out so they would not give up the point, I dont think he really thinking the other team would just kick it back.



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    That is NOT football.



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Stupid Canadian football.

    If I had to hear the Canadian pronunciation of "out" one more time i was going to go nuts.

    BLAME CANADA



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    good play eh



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    Stupid Canadian football.

    If I had to hear the Canadian pronunciation of "out" one more time i was going to go nuts.

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    Every word of this is correct



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    They obviously need good kickers on their teams.


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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by FarminCy View Post
    Stupid Canadian football.

    If I had to hear the Canadian pronunciation of "out" one more time i was going to go nuts.

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    I'm Canadian, and I've never said it like that. I bet it bothers me more that it does you.



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Ok... that's not football... that just doesn't make sense...



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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Canadian football = Canadian bacon Niether makes any sense.


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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Alright, hosers! I want all twelve of us fighting for every meter on all three downs! We're going to make this a Boxing Day the prime minister will never forget.


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    Re: Canadian football - What is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by tccoach View Post
    Canadian football = Canadian bacon Niether makes any sense.
    But still tasty.

    Quote Originally Posted by fanaticagain
    Alright, hosers! I want all twelve of us fighting for every meter on all three downs! We're going to make this a Boxing Day the prime minister will never forget.
    After the game we'll pick up a cube of Lucky, a 2-6, and a pack of DuMaurier's and have a bloody good time.

    To kill the next day's hangover, I'll mix up some wicked Caesar's!


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