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Re: Sports

Postby black bart on Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:03 am

I hate Arsenal.
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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII on Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:25 am

Not sure what's the most appropriate threat for this, but posting it here: The epic (and not so epic) mustaches of baseball.

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Re: Sports

Postby pieces o'nine on Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:18 pm

^ I liked the one with the jyint cellphone.
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart on Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:34 am

Quite stunning...but an English Cricketer called Graham Gooch beats em all:

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Re: Sports

Postby DavidH on Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:43 am

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Re: Sports

Postby black bart on Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:57 am

:shocked:
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Re: Sports

Postby pieces o'nine on Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:18 pm

And what sport are ye playin at, ^^ DavidH?
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Re: Sports

Postby Roy Hunter on Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:23 am

Cage fighting. See? He's got the cage pinned to a wall. Nice move, sir!
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Re: Sports

Postby Rev. Rowan Redbeard on Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:37 am

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Re: Sports

Postby black bart on Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:56 am

Back to cricket, Australians don't give a XXXX for poms:

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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII on Sat Sep 14, 2013 4:13 pm

So the Dutch are building an MLB-quality ballpark, and running into some funny obstacles along the way:

Major League Baseball has sent some top consultants to assure that the ballpark meets its specifications. For the pitcher’s mound and batter’s circle, for instance, the league insisted on a special blend of clay, silt and gravel common in American ballparks (Fenway Park seems to have been the model), yet the mix could not be found in Europe.

So the Dutch, not without some grumbling, flew in 200 tons of it from Virginia, and consultants for Major League Baseball installed it. Dutch customs officials at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, totally perplexed by a shipment of that much clay, accompanied the trucks to the building site, apparently to make sure nothing else was concealed inside the neat plastic bundles.
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Re: Sports

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:48 pm

Another epic sporting moustache:

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Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards.
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart on Tue Sep 17, 2013 11:29 am

^His glasses were bigger than his goggles bless him.

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Re: Sports

Postby PKMKII on Wed Oct 02, 2013 12:58 am

In good sporting news for the Flying Spaghetti Monster, the Pirates beat the Reds in the NL Wild Card Game, 6-2.

And the most entertaining part of the game.
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Re: Sports

Postby black bart on Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:52 am

In some ways it's shame that Portsmouth FC aren't called Portsmouth Pirates...mind you judging by their finances over the last few years they'd be a rubbish bunch of plunderers.
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