This sport is stupid anyway

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  1. HiltonMagic

    HiltonMagic Well-Known Member

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  2. MLawrence

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    If that's real, I can't believe the editor would allow something like that to happen.
     
  3. cyclones500

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    But it's the New York Post, which had the classic "Headless body in topless bar" cover, so this is no stretch, traditionally.

    Although this one does seem Onion-esque, in a way.
     
  4. Cyclonestate78

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    Why not? I follow soccer but only during the World Cup and only until the United States is eliminated. I am sure the Post isn't worried about ******* off the few hundred soccer fans in this country with that headline. :biglaugh:
     
  5. Mr Janny

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    This. The Post is pretty much a tabloid. A headline like that is not terribly surprising.
     
  6. CycloneJames

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    The soccer bashing in this country is just unreal to me. I had a co-worker tell me today that he was glad the US lost so he wouldn't have to hear about soccer anymore. PATHETIC. It's the United States! If you don't like soccer then don't watch. Why everyone who doesn't like it has to try and ruin it for others is beyond me.

    End of Rant.
     
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    QFT.
     
  8. azn4cy

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    This headline is worse:
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  9. azepp

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    = Quit ******* Trying to get people to like soccer. People just aren't going to get it.
     
  10. HiltonMagic

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    Oh, people get it, they just don't like it.
     
  11. CycloneJames

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    I'm not trying to get people to like soccer. I don't give a **** if you like soccer or not. I just don't get why people who don't like it have to go out of their way to try and ruin it for people who do. I don't like hockey but I don't post in every hockey thread about how stupid I think the sport is.
     
  12. HiltonMagic

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    IVF ON NHS FOR WOMEN OVER 40? I don't get it?
     
  13. Mr Janny

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    On the other hand, I find some soccer defenders to be just as annoying. I've had many people tell me that "I just don't get it" or "You have to give it a chance," when it comes to soccer. Well, I've got news for you, "I have given it a chance, and there's not that much to get." It's just not my cup of tea. But just because I happen to find the game painfully boring, I get labeled as a neanderthal, like there is some deep rooted wisdom I'm missing, that I'll discover if I just watch enough games end in a tie.
     
  14. azepp

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    Time to thicken your skin a little bit. I enjoy soccer, but I found that headline rather humorous.
     
  15. Bipolarcy

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    I'll tell you why. Because there's a lot of people like you out there telling us we should like it, how it's the world's sport, blah, blah, blah. Every four years we have to hear it.
     
  16. IcSyU

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    What the point of playing something if you're going to allow it to end in a tie?

    Additionally, when will soccer players stop being such *******? I've never seen a sport with so many girls on the field. They bump into somebody and you'd think they got hit by a truck. If one of them got hit in the *** with a pitch in baseball they'd probably roll around on the ground and cry their eyes out. If Ray Lewis tackled them, they're probably die on the spot.
     
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  17. CycloneJames

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    I didn't necessarily mean that directed at the headline. It was more just my frustration boiling over from reading the soccer threads on here along with my continued anger about the US conceding early goals.
     
  18. Angie

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    I think it means "In-Vitro Fertilization on National Health Service for Women Over 40?" I'm guessing that Britain pays for IVF for women up to age 40, but not over, since the fine print said something about ageism. Lots of acronyms in that title, though!
     
  19. azn4cy

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    Me too. there's nothing wrong with having a laugh at its unpopularity in the US. Even if you like it.
     
  20. bringmagicback

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    I agree with the headline. Im not glad they lost as I cheer for our country however I am glad that people will shut up about it.

    All my friends that are "huge" (by huge I mean during the world cup) soccer fans trying to tell me that soccer players are far better than any other athlete. I then said so you think those guys are more athletic than an NFL Wide Receiver for example? Of course they are, they have to run for 90 mintues!!! Argghhhh im glad its over.
     

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