Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 65
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 70,673, Level: 82
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 777
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    shagcarpetjesus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,477
    Points
    70,673
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 3

    World Cup announcement

    So does the US have a chance?



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 24,542, Level: 47
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 8
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    2,044
    Points
    24,542
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 22

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Would love to, but apparently not. Looks like it's going to Qatar :(



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 23,545, Level: 46
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 5
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    dtclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,630
    Points
    23,545
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Have we ever hosted it?



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 70,673, Level: 82
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 777
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    shagcarpetjesus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,477
    Points
    70,673
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 3

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by dtclones View Post
    Have we ever hosted it?
    1994



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 70,673, Level: 82
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 777
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    shagcarpetjesus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,477
    Points
    70,673
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 3

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Russia for 2018. Now waiting for 2022 announcement.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 70,673, Level: 82
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 777
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    shagcarpetjesus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    2,477
    Points
    70,673
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 3

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Qatar in 2022. So apparently you can buy the rights to host the World Cup. They do have some cool proposed stadiums though...

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-z2jtUS9-Y[/ame]



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 24,542, Level: 47
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 8
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    2,044
    Points
    24,542
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 14
    Given: 22

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    Qatar in 2022. So apparently you can buy the rights to host the World Cup. They do have some cool proposed stadiums though...

    YouTube - Introducing Qatar 2022's First Five Stadiums!
    Nice, looks like none of them have retractable roof :)
    When we hosted the World Cup in 1994, it was hot as hell (even the players complained the extreme heat), not you can imagine how hot it'll be in Qatar where average high in June and July are 106 and 115, respectively



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 119,294, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    IowaStateClones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    1,952
    Points
    119,294
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 42
    Given: 18

    Re: World Cup announcement

    With those proposed stadiums I can see why Qatar got it.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 46,718, Level: 66
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 232
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    3,365
    Points
    46,718
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: World Cup announcement

    This is bs no one want's to go to either of those places



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 53,470, Level: 71
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 580
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    twistedredbird's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Midwest
    Posts
    3,326
    Points
    53,470
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 22

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone13 View Post
    Nice, looks like none of them have retractable roof :)
    When we hosted the World Cup in 1994, it was hot as hell (even the players complained the extreme heat), not you can imagine how hot it'll be in Qatar where average high in June and July are 106 and 115, respectively
    Supposedly they altered their bid after concerns about the heat that they would all be air-conditioned.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 213,998, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    9,953
    Points
    213,998
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 48

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Ivan Drago is happy. No reason to bring it to the United States to be quite honest. We are not a soccer country. We would probably fill up the stands for the USA games. However they should keep this tourny over on that side of the pond. THey really like this sport.
    If it were football NFL style I would be outragged.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 73,188, Level: 84
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 1,662
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycopath25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    (307)
    Posts
    5,068
    Points
    73,188
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 0

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Ribbon one is dumb



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 53,470, Level: 71
    Level completed: 62%, Points required for next Level: 580
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    twistedredbird's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Midwest
    Posts
    3,326
    Points
    53,470
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 22

    Re: World Cup announcement

    it was all politics. US just isn't popular in world opinion right now.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 151,568, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan32's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    7,914
    Points
    151,568
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 94
    Given: 2

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Those stadiums in Qatar are pretty sweet.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 464,792, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,211
    Points
    464,792
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 274
    Given: 177

    Re: World Cup announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone13 View Post
    Nice, looks like none of them have retractable roof :)
    When we hosted the World Cup in 1994, it was hot as hell (even the players complained the extreme heat), not you can imagine how hot it'll be in Qatar where average high in June and July are 106 and 115, respectively
    Apparently each stadium in Qatar is going to have the latest in hi-tech cooling systems. Apparently inside the stadiums will be ideal playing conditions. Of course, once you step outside the stadium you'll immediately die of heat stroke.

    IMO good for them. They've got the money to put on a world-class World Cup. All I know is I want to be in Qatar's group in WC 2022 (I think, as of right now, they're the lowest-rated team ever to be picked to host a World Cup).


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM