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    No Balls

    Youth soccer league: No balls, scoring to halt 'negative effects of competition' - Washington Times
    New Sport? Wat?
    Lucky these were soccer balls and not bballs.

    Anyone sign their kids up for this type of sport?


    Last edited by Wesley; 09-05-2013 at 02:21 PM.
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    Soccer fans love it! This dramatically increases the chances for a tie!


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    Re: No Balls

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    Soccer fans love it! This dramatically increases the chances for a tie!



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    Re: No Balls

    The pussification of America's youth continues.



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    Re: No Balls

    Editor’s note: The following is a story based on satire originally created by OpposingViews.com
    Gotta love that this story has already trolled several of you. Try reading the link before commenting on it next time.


    Quote Originally Posted by John F. Kennedy
    not because they are easy, but because they are hard ... because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win....

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    Satire is wesleybot's arch nemesis.



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    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Gotta love that this story has already trolled several of you. Try reading the link before commenting on it next time.
    Dang. You spoiled it.


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    Re: No Balls

    Possibly the most worthless thread/article I have ever opened, good work Wesley



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    Re: No Balls

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Gotta love that this story has already trolled several of you. Try reading the link before commenting on it next time.
    You mean the attempt to take away soccer goals as well and just making it a rectangular field to eliminate any chance of winning or losing is false, too?


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    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Gotta love that this story has already trolled several of you. Try reading the link before commenting on it next time.
    Yep, got me good there. The best satire always barely skirts reality. It was somewhat believable, based on other ridiculous stuff people have done to protect their kid's tender hearts My kids were in a soccer league where they removed the goal keepers so everyone could score more easily so even the crappy players could feel good about themselves. We changed to a real league instantly.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CyPlainsDrifter View Post
    Yep, got me good there. The best satire always barely skirts reality. It was somewhat believable, based on other ridiculous stuff people have done to protect their kid's tender hearts My kids were in a soccer league where they removed the goal keepers so everyone could score more easily so even the crappy players could feel good about themselves. We changed to a real league instantly.
    I don't know what age you're talking about but the youngest divisions often don't have goal keepers. Anything past 8 years old is pretty ridiculous though.



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    Re: No Balls

    Yeah, I'm confused. Is not playing with a ball suppose to make it less interesting? That's hard to do.



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    Re: No Balls

    Quote Originally Posted by NATEizKING View Post
    Possibly the most worthless thread/article I have ever opened, good work Wesley
    You need to try harder.



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    Re: No Balls

    Before opening this thread I was wondering why the thread wasn't in the In-State Rivals forum.


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    Re: No Balls

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I don't know what age you're talking about but the youngest divisions often don't have goal keepers. Anything past 8 years old is pretty ridiculous though.
    Do they officially not have goal keepers, or do the kids playing goalie just wander off to where the ball is due to low attention spans?



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