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Robeson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-05 11:40 PM
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24. I love Football. In fact, its about the only little bit of Socialism....
...we have left in this country. You know, everybody work together for the good of all! Imagine that.....
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  -A message to the liberal purist that hate professional sporting events sasquatch  Apr-07-05 08:44 PM   #0 
  - Doesn't make them purists  HEyHEY   Apr-07-05 08:45 PM   #1 
  - I agree  last_texas_dem   Apr-07-05 09:02 PM   #9 
  - You couldn't be more wrong  JVS   Apr-07-05 10:29 PM   # 
  - I love football  MrScorpio   Apr-07-05 08:46 PM   #2 
  - Me too, and I'm a Bengals fan which means I'm damn loyal  sasquatch   Apr-07-05 09:11 PM   #11 
  - The ones that hate sports are the ones that were picked last for kickball  MrSlayer   Apr-07-05 08:47 PM   #3 
  - I do resemble that remark  hfojvt   Apr-08-05 01:33 AM   #84 
  - Not true at all MrSlayer  Bouncy Ball   Apr-08-05 02:55 PM   #93 
  - Hey, the Detroit Tigers season is three games old  5thGenDemocrat   Apr-07-05 08:51 PM   #4 
  - The one they lost?  sasquatch   Apr-07-05 09:47 PM   #13 
     - Correctamundo  5thGenDemocrat   Apr-09-05 06:32 PM   #111 
  - Yes I agree  JohnKleeb   Apr-07-05 08:52 PM   #5 
  - thank you  WindRavenX   Apr-07-05 08:54 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, don't you just love  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:20 AM   #37 
  - Have I missed all the sports hating on the board?  crispini   Apr-07-05 08:59 PM   #7 
  - I love football, but I really abhore baseball...and I'll tell anyone.  MrsGrumpy   Apr-07-05 09:00 PM   #8 
  - You and me both, MrsGrumpy  Awsi Dooger   Apr-07-05 10:22 PM   #19 
  - I hate all sports and I was not picked last ...  madmom   Apr-07-05 09:04 PM   #10 
  - A message to those who would have me keep it to myself:  Hardhead   Apr-07-05 09:17 PM   #12 
  - My disdain for sports has nothing to do with my leftism  DerekG   Apr-07-05 10:07 PM   #14 
  - That pretty much sums up how I feel about it  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-07-05 10:29 PM   #21 
  - That's what college sports are for.....  eek MD   Apr-09-05 07:30 PM   #112 
  - I agree. GO VIKINGS!! GO TIMBERWOLVES!! GO JETS!! GO BISON!!!  SmileyBoy   Apr-07-05 10:09 PM   #15 
  - Go Jets?  sasquatch   Apr-07-05 10:13 PM   #16 
     - No, as in the Winnipeg Jets.  SmileyBoy   Apr-08-05 04:07 AM   #88 
  - You obviously haven't seen the Red Sox-Yankees threads  Kathy in Cambridge   Apr-07-05 10:17 PM   #17 
  - I just think they're the REAL "opiate of the people"  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-07-05 10:20 PM   #18 
  - And: "Our team WINNING the big game? Trash the main street! Set the cars  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-07-05 10:26 PM   #20 
     - Except in  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:22 AM   #38 
        - NYers are a breed above all the other peoples,  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-08-05 12:37 AM   #46 
           - Well said on all points!  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:42 AM   #54 
  - Music and sports  ZombyWoof   Apr-07-05 11:35 PM   #22 
  - mute a TV game and play jazz  WindRavenX   Apr-07-05 11:37 PM   #23 
     - hehe  ZombyWoof   Apr-07-05 11:42 PM   #26 
        - Ahhh...he's one of the very few I can stand to listen to  WindRavenX   Apr-07-05 11:57 PM   #27 
           - ESPN announcers suck ass!  ZombyWoof   Apr-08-05 12:01 AM   #28 
              - Yup  WindRavenX   Apr-08-05 12:05 AM   #29 
                 - See?  ZombyWoof   Apr-08-05 12:15 AM   #31 
                    - I was 9 years old  WindRavenX   Apr-08-05 12:16 AM   #33 
  - I love Football. In fact, its about the only little bit of Socialism....  Robeson   Apr-07-05 11:40 PM   #24 
  - To me sports obsessions smack of a need to live vicariously  jpgray   Apr-07-05 11:41 PM   #25 
  - Yes, nicely said!  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-08-05 12:16 AM   #32 
  - Of course, I'm saying this from the depths of my music obsession  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:18 AM   #35 
     - And I am most likely showing my bias toward the arts as well,  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-08-05 12:33 AM   #41 
        - I'm just saying the obsessions are similar  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:35 AM   #42 
        - Ever see Roy jones Jr. fight?  AngryAmish   Apr-08-05 03:43 PM   #100 
  - That seems awfully judgemental  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:24 AM   #39 
  - If one spends an inordinate amount of time enjoying something passively  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:30 AM   #40 
     - not true at all  WindRavenX   Apr-08-05 12:36 AM   #43 
     - Yet here you are, posting on DU on a Thursday night.  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:37 AM   #45 
        - Studying for an exam  WindRavenX   Apr-08-05 12:40 AM   #50 
        - Calling the kettle black?  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:41 AM   #51 
           - Oh, this is most certainly unhealthy behavior on my part  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:44 AM   #57 
              - Ah, see, now we get to the crux of things  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:46 AM   #59 
                 - Maybe you're getting reams of value out of this  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:47 AM   #60 
                    - Seeing as we clearly have little in common  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:49 AM   #63 
                       - I think you're consistently misunderstanding me  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:54 AM   #67 
                          - Come on...  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:56 AM   #69 
                             - To me a person obsessed with minutiae is not much fun to be around  jpgray   Apr-08-05 01:00 AM   # 
                                - Once again  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 01:02 AM   #73 
                                   - To think of the hours pissed away on that is really frightening to me  jpgray   Apr-08-05 01:08 AM   #75 
                                      - Who said anything about agonizing?  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 01:10 AM   #76 
                                         - I made a mistake when I posted that  jpgray   Apr-08-05 01:24 AM   #82 
                                            - Well, it's hard to disagree with that...  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 01:26 AM   #83 
                                               - Well, without all my snarkiness, maybe I could have conveyed that properly  jpgray   Apr-08-05 01:33 AM   #85 
                                               - Whoops...double post  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 01:55 AM   #86 
                                               - Oh, don't worry about it...  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 01:56 AM   #87 
     - Why is active behavior superior to inactive behavior?  BBradley   Apr-08-05 12:38 AM   #47 
     - Perhaps that person  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:40 AM   #49 
        - Obsessing about any one of those things absolutely will stunt a person  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:42 AM   #53 
           - Well that's an entirely different issue  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:44 AM   #56 
              - Hmm, where did you get confused? My reply was titled "sports obsessions"  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:44 AM   #58 
                 - Fair enough  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:48 AM   #62 
                    - I don't look down on anyone  jpgray   Apr-08-05 12:52 AM   #65 
                       - Ok, that's fair  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:53 AM   #66 
  - Everything is an escape.  BBradley   Apr-08-05 12:37 AM   #44 
  - I'm glad you've found something you can enjoy.  swag   Apr-08-05 12:11 AM   #30 
  - Figure skating is indeed a sport.  Worst Username Ever   Apr-08-05 12:17 AM   #34 
  - No it isn't  sasquatch   Apr-08-05 12:41 AM   #52 
  - yes it is.  jdj   Apr-08-05 12:47 AM   #61 
     - Having watched skaters train  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-08-05 01:17 AM   #79 
        - I considered it an amazing feat that the first time I ice skated  jdj   Apr-08-05 01:20 AM   #81 
  - Being a lineman takes skill  LeftyMom   Apr-08-05 01:00 AM   #72 
  - What do liberal purists have to do with figure skating or 'real' sports?  94114_San_Francisco   Apr-08-05 12:18 AM   #36 
  - see, I was going to agree with you til you dissed ice-skating.  jdj   Apr-08-05 12:39 AM   #48 
  - I posted this  WilliamPitt   Apr-08-05 12:44 AM   #55 
  - Nicely put  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:51 AM   #64 
  - i actually identified with the OP when I read this post, having  jdj   Apr-08-05 12:55 AM   #68 
     - Try being a sports fan *and* a medical student  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 12:57 AM   #70 
        - I think that's awesome.  jdj   Apr-08-05 01:05 AM   #74 
           - Hehe...never really thought about it that way!  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 01:11 AM   #77 
  - And I responded to that post  Rabrrrrrr   Apr-08-05 12:58 AM   #71 
  - Indeed you did  WilliamPitt   Apr-08-05 01:11 AM   #78 
  - Most time spent on baseball could be better spent elsewhere in my view  jpgray   Apr-08-05 01:20 AM   #80 
  - how about keeping the sports threads in the sports area?  imenja   Apr-08-05 04:09 AM   #89 
  - How about you just keep on not opening them?  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 01:42 PM   #90 
     - well that don't call out those of us who don't watch sports  imenja   Apr-08-05 02:52 PM   #91 
        - It wasn't my post  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 03:00 PM   #94 
           - The issue was non-sports fans responding to sports threads  imenja   Apr-08-05 05:49 PM   #104 
              - You really don't get it, do you?  sir_captain   Apr-09-05 01:27 AM   #105 
  - My being liberal has nothing to do with not watching sports.  Bouncy Ball   Apr-08-05 02:54 PM   #92 
  - Ah, a reasonable person  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 03:01 PM   #95 
     - Well, probably the least eloquent person here.  Bouncy Ball   Apr-08-05 03:03 PM   #96 
        - Heh...no problem.  sir_captain   Apr-08-05 03:04 PM   #97 
           - Nope, I don't care at all.  Bouncy Ball   Apr-08-05 03:10 PM   #98 
  - You don't think Art is a sport?  Bridget Burke   Apr-08-05 03:23 PM   #99 
  - How do you obtain victory in art?  sasquatch   Apr-08-05 04:45 PM   #101 
  - I'm a pretty liberal fellow  Allenberg   Apr-08-05 05:01 PM   #102 
  - Me too  sasquatch   Apr-08-05 05:14 PM   #103 
  - I am not a liberal purist but I just hate sports...  TreasonousBastard   Apr-09-05 05:06 AM   #106 
  - i didn't know there was an issue between liberalism and sports  JI7   Apr-09-05 05:10 AM   #107 
  - What sports bashing?  fujiyama   Apr-09-05 05:25 PM   #108 
  - This Doesn't Include NASCAR , I Hope  otohara   Apr-09-05 05:27 PM   #109 
  - Why should they keep it to themselves?  trebizond   Apr-09-05 05:36 PM   #110 
  - Pro and college sports...  lateo   Apr-09-05 07:32 PM   #113 
  - ?  ulysses   Apr-09-05 07:35 PM   #114 
  - MMA is the greatest sport ever!  Pushed To The Left   Apr-09-05 07:40 PM   #115 
 

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