Sports Isn't it pretty lame how passionate we get about sports?

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  1. Bobby Axelrod

    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member VIP

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    Cleveland is the freshest example, but it happens every where.

    Normal people from a city/area are brought to tears simply because a bunch of strangers who get paid millions of dollars to play a game by a team located in that city won a championship.

    I am guilty as well, but when you sit back and really think about it you realize how irrational and silly it is.
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    Fuck you it's all I have
     
  3. ljc

    ljc fish sucks on the stick Gold

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    wrestling is the only real sport
     
  4. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo The Gun Gold

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    weren't you a hair model before?
     
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    Gunt I don't have time to teach you to speak hobo. Gold

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    Not at all.

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  6. Tickle Shits

    Tickle Shits very angry indeed Gold

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    They've put everything they've had into the teams for years. When it pays off you feel like you won. I see nothing wrong with it. I don't understand rioting but celebrating yep.
     
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    thegroovologist Well-Known Member

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    A German sports commentator...the moment Götze scored the winning goal (World Cup Final 2014):

     
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    gitchasum Well-Known Member

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    I have a really great job offer from a friend in Boston. I can't bring myself to take the job because I refuse to raise my son as a Red Sox fan.
     
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    SuperFarts Well-Known Member

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    I got your sports.

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    Every cavs player was born and raised in Cleveland

    That's what makes it so special
     
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    yahoo Well-Known Member

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    I was a lunatic when I was younger, screaming at the TV.

    Now I sigh and see if there's another episode of Tiny House Hunting on my DVR.
     
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    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock VIP

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    What's even more irrational and silly is when fans of rival teams fight or argue about which team is better or who's the bigger, most knowledgeable fan in a serious and heated manner.
     
  13. Ben Dover

    Ben Dover Well-Known Member

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    24 years since the last Trailblazers appearance in the NBA Finals
     
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    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    ljc fish sucks on the stick Gold

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    i mean what is better than this moment.
     
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    That's Ok...he gets paid to care :jj:
     
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    Captain Alto, Blanco y Guapo Gold

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    That's why there's only one sport for this Californian:

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    When you lose, you hug it out.
     
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    Sport stars get paid millions to play kids games. actors get paid millions to play dress up and make believe. Teachers have to fight to get a 2% increase in pay. Your kid might like Stephen Curry and Tom Cruise, but their teachers are the ones who help them learn and get prepared for life.
     
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    America's Hero

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    Bring on the hate
     
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    No.
     
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