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Old 08-07-2016, 12:25 PM
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Watching the Olympics and "men's handball" came on. I was waiting for two guys in a square room slapping the hell out of a little black ball like we used to do. Not. It's a bunch of grown men running around a court trying to throw rubber ball into a youth sized soccer goal. WTH? I am sure there are some other stupid Olympic 'sports" but this one has to rank towards the top.
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Old 08-07-2016, 12:45 PM
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How about twirling a ribbon, or synchronized swimming?

Next Olympics I'm voting for bottle caps and marbles. Maybe even jacks and box ball.
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I like the underwater basketweaving.
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Originally Posted by YFMF View Post
How about twirling a ribbon, or synchronized swimming?

Next Olympics I'm voting for bottle caps and marbles. Maybe even jacks and box ball.
Twirling a ribbon I agree with but synchronized swimming is fairly athletic and fun to look at, I mean fun to watch.
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Originally Posted by Shag View Post
Watching the Olympics and "men's handball" came on. I was waiting for two guys in a square room slapping the hell out of a little black ball like we used to do. Not. It's a bunch of grown men running around a court trying to throw rubber ball into a youth sized soccer goal. WTH? I am sure there are some other stupid Olympic 'sports" but this one has to rank towards the top.
European handball ... played it in college. It was a blast.
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European handball ... played it in college. It was a blast.
Oh no, no, no, that's a different kind of Hand Ball.
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Originally Posted by YFMF View Post
Oh no, no, no, that's a different kind of Hand Ball.
Eye C what U did there.
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Originally Posted by Shag View Post
Twirling a ribbon I agree with but synchronized swimming is fairly athletic and fun to look at, I mean fun to watch.
Which one the men's or woman's synchronized swimming team?
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Kinda like GOLF as an Olympic sport. I like golf but they play it every damn weekend, Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, C cup and who knows what else cup.

Doesn't need to be an Olympic sport unless you're playing dodge ball at the same time.
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Played it competively for a few years it's a really physical game but pretty fun. Even played at the national championship tournament once.
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I saw that too. I didn't know what it was, but I thought it looked fun
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Originally Posted by Tireless View Post
European handball ... played it in college. It was a blast.
Agree
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