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Name: Grouchy Dude
Gender: Dude
Member since: March 11, 2002
Last visit: June 07, 2002

grouchydude has posted 2 links and 1 comment to SportsFilter and 0 links and 1 comment to the Locker Room.

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Stupid worthless non-sport's governing body to eat its young next month.: Idiots. Long have I strove to keep judged events out of the Olympics and in the hands of Disney where they belong. But since I'm just a grouchy dude with a computer, there's not much I can do.

Ice skating in circles whilst wearing lingerie is not a sport. A sport should not rely on a subjective measurement to determine its outcome - judges should be transparent.

Now darts - that should be an Olympic event. Hardly any rules, no disputes about the outcome, play in a pub with a beer in one hand. Darts!

posted by grouchydude to other at 06:46 PM on March 14, 2002 - 5 comments

Why no threads about octopush?: Also known as "Underwater Hockey," this sport is growing in both popularity and international attention. I think it would behoove us all to spend some more time learning about the sport and enjoying the sense of excitement a match fosters in young and old alike. ROCK!

posted by grouchydude to other at 07:31 PM on March 12, 2002 - 3 comments

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Grouchy Dude, who points out that Microsoft rightly won the browser war before the first shot was fired, just checked on Mozilla 0.9.9 on Windows XP and Mac OS X 10.1.2. No problems. Salmacis, might you be using Linux?

posted by grouchydude at 11:19 AM on March 15, 2002

Stupid worthless non-sport's governing body to eat its young next month.

Sure, every actual sport has subjective, or at least interpreted, decisions enforced by judging officials - the strike zone, the pass-interference call, the decision win in boxing. The point is, sportos, that the outcome of those sports is not determined by a set of subjective decisions. You may shriek all you like about a miserable called third-strike, but the game isn't won or lost based on a folding table full of judges adding or subtracting points based on the suggestiveness of the Marlins' uniforms.

posted by grouchydude at 03:28 AM on March 15, 2002