It's the little differences. Let the storm begin!.. Americans use to play Rugby. Or our version of Rugby. We changed the rules slightly, made it more 'Murican, called it Football (for whatever reason), but all in It's the little differences Let storm begin! Americans use to play Rugby Or our version of We changed rules slightly made it more 'Murican called Football (for whatever reason) but all in
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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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User avatar #26 - ShadeElement
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Americans use to play Rugby. Or our version of Rugby. We changed the rules slightly, made it more 'Murican, called it Football (for whatever reason), but all in all it was Rugby just the same.

One problem though.

Americans play to WIN godammit. In the 1905 season of 'Murica Rugby, 18 players ******* DIED. 159 were serious injured. Not "walk it off" injured. We're talking limbs mangled, drinking out of a sippy cup in a wheelchair injured.

Football was almost made illegal. Rugby all over the world was considered a gentleman's game. In America is a was a ************* BLOOD SPORT.

To save our version of Rugby, a few things were added to the game. Helmets, body armor, and most importantly- the forward pass. Thus severing any remaining ties to traditional Rugby and evolving Football into a sport of its own.
A sport no longer played by men, but by blood thirsty psychopaths, who would gladly murder each other over an inflated stitch of pigskin... if their armor plating didn't stop them.
#177 to #26 - anon id: bd38f6d8
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But when they get hurt, they stop playing.

Rugby players will break a colarbone and keep playing.
User avatar #275 to #177 - ShadeElement
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R. G. 3.

You were saying?
User avatar #587 to #177 - capslockrage
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No, no they won't.
User avatar #471 to #26 - srapture
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They shouldn't definitely call it 'Murica Rugby
#646 to #26 - anon id: a47db0c0
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No source, retarded American's thumbing this **** up. Everyone else who wants to be a retarded American thumbing this **** up as well. This comment will get thumbed down because I said something against something that made American's look less like pussies..
User avatar #651 to #646 - ShadeElement
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For the record, I thumbed you down for poor writing, posting as an anon, requesting a source be sited as if it mattered, and over all not being even a little funny.

I thumb UP Anti-American posts all the time, as long as they make me laugh. You, sir, are no Richard Hammond.

User avatar #654 to #651 - ShadeElement
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PS. Hammond is by far the funniest Top Gear host.

There, now I said something that will get thumbed down too. Feel better?
#697 to #26 - toncheky
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Interesting.
#317 to #26 - TittyCinnamon
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User avatar #435 to #26 - mitchellhw
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Well 71 people have been killed playing rugby.

Just sayin.
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#647 to #435 - anon id: 7aa15d89
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because we should be measuring the merit of a sport by how many people were killed.
User avatar #369 to #26 - themisstophat
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What is your source on this version of "rugby" you had? As America changed the rules of rugby in 1880 to which started the evolution of American football - not because it was almost made illegal.
User avatar #383 to #369 - ShadeElement
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Your reading comprehension is not the greatest.
I noted America adapted rugby in my first paragraph. However, it was still recognizable as a rugby variant until several rules and equipment changes were introduced to make the sport safer and completing the evolution from Rugby to Football.
User avatar #391 to #383 - themisstophat
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You're still refusing to source me the information where you attain this knowledge on.. Also i duly noted the adaptation since I requested the source on "this version of rugby you had"
I highly doubt it my reading comprehension we should be judging here.
User avatar #396 to #391 - ShadeElement
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Since I cant send you any of my hardcopy, just google "history of the forward pass" or "history of American football". Pick a link. Follow it.

I'm sorry I didnt site my sources. I thought I was writing purely for entertainment value. I didnt consider the obvious use of internet forums for research papers.
In other words, get off my nuts.
User avatar #405 to #396 - themisstophat
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I actually was generally interested by this notion, that is all..
#561 to #26 - kusherboy
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that was the most well written defense of football i have ever read

May your freedoms be well and plenty my son
'MERICA **** YEA!
#586 to #26 - pewpewmagic
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Fun Fact: In the 90's (I think) a man called Buck Shelford got his scrotum torn open playing rugby, and kept playing.

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#695 to #586 - anon id: 8610175e
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Obviously this only serves to prove that you don't need balls to play a game like rugby.
User avatar #694 to #26 - vatra
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I hate football, yet this was amazing to read.
User avatar #541 to #26 - lecherouslad
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I believe it's called A "Football", because the ball is about one foot in length.
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User avatar #606 to #584 - zorororonoa
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Those look like Imperial Guardsmen vs Orks.
#631 to #606 - Schwarzenegger
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That's because they are.
User avatar #634 to #631 - ShadeElement
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Greenskins vs Empire, actually.
Bloodbowl is a spin-off of Warhammer Fantasy.

Although a 40k version would be pretty fantastic.
User avatar #633 to #631 - zorororonoa
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nice
#313 to #26 - troncatman
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**** the forward pass.
Sincerely,
Army Football
#139 to #26 - anon id: 4d66041c
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Exactly.

18 people died because they were ******* pussies.

You hear about that in ************* rugby? No, our men can take a tackle without dying like little bitches.
#217 to #139 - anon id: eb08c746
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I've honestly seen harder hits in American football than in Rugby.

I've been playing for about 6 years now and people make it seem a lot more hardcore than it actually is.
User avatar #400 to #217 - rufless
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If I was wearing body armor I would run much faster and much more confidently towards an opponent than if I were bare and I had to watch my tackle technique to hit with shoulder, and by hip height.
#155 to #139 - anon id: 46001b26
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No, you're men just tackle like little bitches. The dying part only happens if the person doing the tackling has half a testicle.
#159 to #155 - anon id: 46001b26
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your*
#495 to #159 - telfyr
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You know anon lost an argument when the only response it has is correcting grammar lol.
#89 to #26 - anon id: e3b07f70
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I don't what's left to hate now. Couldn't you just be annoying like the media portraits you to be? :(
User avatar #480 to #89 - hankhillofthe
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For those of you who hate America because of how the media portrays us,























I Understand.
#123 to #89 - anon id: 321d5e14
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there's always the spanish
#424 to #123 - anewerbeggining
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Woahwoahwoah, I thought we were targeting people who opposed the Pope's power?
User avatar #492 to #26 - ComicBookGuy
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Perfect description of the history of football
User avatar #397 to #26 - rufless
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...dude.
rule number one in rugby was to never tackle with the head.
I can BET in 1905 'Muricans tackled with their head.
consider the following:
an injury doesn't make you a badass nor does it make you a man.
Victory amongst the other teams/men makes you a man, and a badass.
User avatar #443 to #397 - brettyoke
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What you just said refutes the point of the content and what this man is saying. Who's side are you on?
User avatar #449 to #26 - ahkillyou
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Football is called Football because the Football is exactly a Foot long (that would be 12 inches).

See, now we have educated one another.

....Football
#253 to #26 - weirdfishes
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America changed the Rugby because they're **** at every other sport so they have to make up their own
User avatar #277 to #253 - ShadeElement
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I'm sorry, what was that? We yanks can't hear you over all these olympic gold medals.
User avatar #540 to #277 - thesnarfalarker
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You're my hero
#608 to #277 - zorororonoa
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that made me lol
that made me lol
#735 to #26 - anon id: 8aafd5f1
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In a way, that was beautiful man.
#175 to #26 - thinkwithportals
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That is the most ******* metal way to describe football i have ever seen
#29 - theshadowed
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I mean no offence to football fans, this was just relevant
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User avatar #87 to #45 - jakemakefunny
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I play Second Row myself, and really, if you hold on to the prop's upper thigh, you're doing it wrong, no need to go near their junk, just past it. Lack of knowledge also demonstrated by the description of a ruck - it isn't everyone scrambling for the ball, it's the two sides trying to push one another over and off the ball, meaning there's only the potential for balls-in-face if it collapses or you made the tackle.
User avatar #228 to #87 - MasterManiac
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Well thats the way we were taught to play second row at school, and I was also describing a tackle rather than a ruck in the "balls-to-face" scenario. Maybe in professional leagues of rugby this isnt too much of a problem, but in amateur play you will almost certainly end up with contact with someone elses balls at one point or another. Either way I've quit rugby now and I'm never ever going back.
User avatar #234 to #228 - jakemakefunny
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Fair enough, you're allowed to feel that way, but on a side note, you'd be hard pressed to find a situation where a tackle is made and a ruck doesn't form.
User avatar #240 to #234 - MasterManiac
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Well usually one person tackles the player with the ball and they go to ground. Then another 4 or 5 blokes basically jump on top, then the ref gives it about 10 seconds to get the ball out, and if not a ruck is formed. I'm pretty sure thats how it works, isnt it?
User avatar #247 to #240 - jakemakefunny
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Ah not quite, see the 4 or 5 blokes are actually what forms the ruck, if for some reason the ball is unreachable, then (if not a penalty) a scrum may be given, which might be what you're thinking of?
User avatar #250 to #247 - MasterManiac
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Probably. So the ruck is the bundle, and then the scrum happens if the ball doesn't get out? I thought scrum was the same as ruck. My bad.
User avatar #252 to #250 - jakemakefunny
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Along those lines, ah no worries, it happens.
User avatar #48 to #45 - theshadowed
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Terribly sorry, it was called a joke. And I also play rugby. You get physical, and you do in most sports. the same goes for football, but you're wearing body armour instead
User avatar #56 to #48 - Axelfbomber
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there are more blind side hits in fball than rugby. the pads are completely necessary
User avatar #63 to #56 - imnotbrad
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Good point. never thought of that. You pretty much face every hit you take in rugby.
User avatar #77 to #63 - blargchikahonkhonk
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it really depends on what possision you play. a prop running into contact will be head on to the hits but say a winger or number 8 on the run will often take a blind hit
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it really depends on what possision you play. a prop running into contact will be head on to the hits but say a winger or number 8 on the run will often take a blind hit
User avatar #58 to #56 - theshadowed
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I've never watched or played football, so I wouldn't know
User avatar #62 to #58 - Axelfbomber
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just go to youtube and look up hardest hits in rugby and then hardest hits in football. they're both equally entertaining!!
User avatar #65 to #62 - theshadowed
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As a rugby player myself, I can vouch for the rugby ones
User avatar #68 to #65 - Axelfbomber
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Yep I'm a huge fan of rugby, though i find 7-7 more entertaining than the 15s.

/watch?v=Tl0rtJJRovs

this is a good vid that shows both rugby, football, hockey etc only 3 minutes long.
User avatar #73 to #68 - theshadowed
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Thank you. I play in a 15 team myself, only just started
User avatar #86 to #48 - heartlessrobot
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Rugby is physical, football is violent.
User avatar #98 to #86 - theshadowed
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Rugby can be damned violent. Spear and dump tackles, though both illegal, happen more than you'd think
User avatar #49 to #48 - MasterManiac
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I know it was a joke, but I'm just making a point on the game of rugby in general. I don't even watch American Football, so it isnt a comparison by any means.
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#154 to #29 - anon id: bbc3dbf4
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Haha France, a lot less gay. Yeah right.

Still take no offence to this, just thought it was funny.
#280 to #29 - anon id: 830617ee
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im american and i loe rugby i played it all through highschool its honestly the greates sport of all time
User avatar #390 to #29 - eldinarcus
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Lawl Six Nations. The best teams are on the southern hemisphere.
User avatar #30 to #29 - ShadeElement
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You know whats REALLY gay? (and my Swedish wife will kill me for this)
Innebandy. Sweden's national sport of indoor "floor hockey". Swedes LOVE IT for some reason.

Its a lot like traditional hockey...only without the ice. Or blades. Or pads. Or checking. Or fighting. Or the deadly projectile puck.

Instead its played with what I can only describe as Fisher Price plastic hockey sticks and what appears to be a wiffle ball.

The only way it could be gayer is if they wore tutus instead of gym shorts.
Seriously, it makes curling look manly.
User avatar #32 to #30 - theshadowed
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In Britain its called hockey. And its one of the most violent sports in the country.

We use wooden sticks and solid leather balls, and it ******* hurts if you get injured
User avatar #34 to #32 - ShadeElement
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In American and especially Canada, we play hockey on the ice, with a solid rubber puck.
It is also one of our most violent sports, and the only sport outside of boxing where fighting isn't only allowed, but encouraged.
User avatar #42 to #34 - mymiddleleg [OP]
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Welsh here and i love Canadian hockey, its so brutal
User avatar #507 to #34 - oceanfrank
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Try being a lacrosse goalie bro. 80, 90, 100 mph shots and all you have is a helmet, chest protectors, gloves, and a cup (btw that's optional). BTW I play goalie for the University of Maryland
#505 to #34 - anon id: e98ca8f5
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Sweedes also have hockey on the ice. It's one of the biggest sports in Sweden.
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User avatar #126 to #30 - localcatbarber
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We play it in norway too, but only as a sort of school activity for 7th graders... Swedes do that as a serious sport?!
#71 to #30 - roarflmao
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gay? I dont think theres anything gay about it, but like alot of people say and i agree "Its not really a sport"
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Some people play it in the Czech Republic too. We just call it "floorball". And yes, I think it's pretty gay, and I'm a girl.
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innebandy is about more skill with the hockey stick, and ballcontrol
#207 to #29 - itsfreecola
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I am an american and this was funny
#69 - lolzordz
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i dont know.. i still prefer american football
i dont know.. i still prefer american football
User avatar #171 to #69 - jonto
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You mean eggball?
User avatar #174 to #171 - fuckfacez
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No I'm pretty sure he said american football
User avatar #286 to #171 - schwerdaddy
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The original joke is "egghand"
User avatar #321 to #171 - peptobismalk
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No. Football.
#219 to #171 - anon id: eb08c746
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Hm, that's a new one.
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How can you tell me this isn't the most beautiful thing you've ever seen
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#518 to #460 - thatguynine
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Wilfork! God I love him.
Wilfork! God I love him.
User avatar #567 to #518 - causeodeath
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God Mark Sanchez is always good for a laugh
User avatar #708 to #518 - revisandbutthead
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As a Jets fan I couldn't bring myself to post this.


God it's so hypnotic though...
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that just went from turn over... wait... no... wait no.

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81 used headbutt! It's super effective!
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You wouldn't happen to have gifs of the Bernard Pollard hit on Ridlay? Or the Ryan Clark hit on Willis Mgahee in 09?

Or this year Vontae Leach lit the **** out of Casey Hampton.
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Had to google this one. Somehow it's a jpg lol.   
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Had to google this one. Somehow it's a jpg lol.
http://oi42.tinypic.com/ra2j44.jpg

Don't have/can't find Vontae Leach though, sorry.
User avatar #687 to #399 - lolzordz
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hes like the greased up deaf guy lol
User avatar #452 to #399 - vangoz
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Marshawn Lynch beast mode 2011 vs the New Orleans Aints the cheering from this registered on the Richter Scale if I remember correctly
#162 - treborsivad
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>MFW people hate on America
User avatar #179 to #162 - pockyrin
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A joke is not really "hate"
#426 to #162 - ethiopia
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'Murica
User avatar #170 to #162 - herecomesjohnny
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i'm not even american but british chauvinism is getting slightly ridiculous
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User avatar #193 to #186 - herecomesjohnny
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uh....I'm french and even i think you're going too far with this.
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User avatar #459 to #233 - vangoz
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I love France, but I hate Parisians. Then again most of my French friends hate Parisians too
User avatar #375 to #233 - hanabro
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The French Foreign Legion isn't a good example of French Badassery when it's mostly... erm, Foreigners.

But it is 24% French, so I guess you still have a point.
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Considering the pretty much the entirety of western Europe gave America it's influences and start, I don't mind them much.

It's stupid to dismiss a well information from a country that we share most in common with; without it, we would be stuck with redundant drivel. We learn Shakespeare not because he was from Europe, but because he did a lot to contribute to the English language which we speak in America.

Considering they basically developed English into what it is, they are the ones speaking and spelling it "correctly", and America is the one who's simplified it.

Britain and the rest of Europe aren't any more resentful to us than we are to them. If anything, we get the most butthurt over their fun little pokings when it's not even that big of a deal. We make fun of the Europeans all the time, and they're usually good sports about it.

The US is nothing but a mush pot. It's pretty hard to call yourself an American when you can't handle blowback from your own ancestors.
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Comparing American football to rugby is silly because both are tough sports, but people outside of the USA often don't realize just how brutal our favorite sport can be!   
   
Players may wear protection, but there's a seriously good reason. They wear helmets and pads to take hits the regular body (no matter how tough the player is) shouldn't take.    
   
In the NFL, getting hit hard is the physical equivalent of getting in a car crash.   
   
www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/01/31/170764982/are-nfl-football-hits-getting-harder-and-more-dangerous    
   
www.popularmechanics.com/outdoors/sports/physics/4212171
Comparing American football to rugby is silly because both are tough sports, but people outside of the USA often don't realize just how brutal our favorite sport can be!

Players may wear protection, but there's a seriously good reason. They wear helmets and pads to take hits the regular body (no matter how tough the player is) shouldn't take.

In the NFL, getting hit hard is the physical equivalent of getting in a car crash.

www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/01/31/170764982/are-nfl-football-hits-getting-harder-and-more-dangerous

www.popularmechanics.com/outdoors/sports/physics/4212171
#346 to #206 - jojotomaz
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getting hit hard for a short time then taking a break or take a less amount for 80 minutes with no major protection.

its just preference.
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The guy just said getting hit can be the physical equivalent of getting in a car crash. You just implied that you prefer colliding with a car multiple times for 80 minutes with no protection if given short breaks.
#521 to #206 - theunlimited
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Is that even legal?
Is that even legal?
User avatar #557 to #521 - vicsix
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Doubt it.
User avatar #589 to #206 - gamerfan
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is it just me or is that cursor in the middle of that .gif just so god-damn irritating.
User avatar #310 to #206 - CRosBY
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Suplex lmao.
User avatar #295 to #206 - ihaveakeyboard
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is he kill?
#212 - celaeneo
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Rugby contains mid-air hugs.
#524 to #212 - skypatrol
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You made my actually laugh.
#125 - snuffff
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The manliest sport in my opinion is hockey no doubt. Try taking a puck to the face at 90 miles an hour knock out a couple teeth and go out on the next line shift. And when you get checked at high speeds you land on solid ice. And you can actually fight without the refs doing anything. Also the schedules are usually a game a day. I saw a video of a goalie getting cut by skates in his jugular. Its ******* dangerous. More dangerous than football, soccer and rugby.
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#377 to #125 - rollinquads
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amen to that
User avatar #384 to #125 - IAmManbearpig
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I play Ruby, but I like Hockey more. Sadly, however, I cannot afford to play it.
User avatar #439 to #125 - Durp
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WHY CANT I GIVE THIS MORE THUMBS?!
#592 to #125 - anon id: 54a96abd
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Well the fact that they usually schedule hockey games once a day shows that the players are in good enough shape to play every day. If you did that with American football, people would die.
User avatar #603 to #125 - jajathezombie
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Hockey and professional ping pong are the only competitions I can watch without nodding off.
#481 to #125 - airdick
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i'm a huge hockey fan, been playing all my life and thought this was pretty relevant and interesting
#134 to #125 - likeabosspwn
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Im a hockey fan and I can agree with this. Also nice Mathieu Perreault pic. Go caps!
Im a hockey fan and I can agree with this. Also nice Mathieu Perreault pic. Go caps!
#136 to #134 - snuffff
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Im actually a rangers fan. I personally know rick nash. Hes a ******* cool dude. caps are alright. But i ******* hate detroit. Seriously **** detroit.
#142 to #136 - likeabosspwn
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I personally know a bunch of the capitals because when they might have played in the AHL with Hershey. I had dinner with Jay Beagal, Braden Holtby and Alex Giroux and all them. Chris Bourque even. And if Rangers step up a bit, they might face the capitals in the playoffs.
User avatar #146 to #142 - snuffff
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I know almost every player on the blue jackets. Cause my neighbor manages money for a lot of the players. Thats how i met rick and before he got traded whenever he came over i used to say hi and we talked for awhile. For my birthday he signed my rangers jersey.
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Nice. I got an Eric Fehr autographed bears jersey, Sami Lepisto autographed bears jersey, and a Chris Bourque Capitals jersey also autographed. And a Tyler Sloan stick but no one likes Sloan.... Do you follow AHL aswell?
#167 to #152 - snuffff
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I have an autographed wayne gretzky card.

Pic related its the card.
User avatar #547 to #167 - mcbee
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hi im jelly
#428 to #125 - ethiopia
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**** yea
#289 to #125 - faggotbro
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Hockey's the best   
mfw people say otherwise
Hockey's the best
mfw people say otherwise
#628 to #289 - anon id: 27324894
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Oh look, he's holding the stick in his pussy.
#160 to #125 - rambearclaw
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Players also occasionally take goalie sticks to the crotch
Players also occasionally take goalie sticks to the crotch
#158 - mmmmcheezy
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In case anyone is wondering

why do we call it Football?, because the ball is about 1 foot from tip to tip in length.

that is all.
User avatar #701 to #158 - heartgoldawesome
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That doesn't look like a ball at all.
User avatar #243 to #158 - rifee
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Ah I see.
what a weird thing to name the sport after:P
#490 to #158 - Willmooo
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Does that mean if you guys go metric it would be 30cm Ball?
User avatar #508 to #490 - oceanfrank
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Or we could just call it gridiron.... Or just keep it the way it is. It doesn't matter.
#202 to #158 - itsfreecola
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I AM AN AMERICAN AND IT ALL MAKES SENSE NOW
I AM AN AMERICAN AND IT ALL MAKES SENSE NOW
#319 - srslyjakecease
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anyone up for a friendly game of ullamaliztli?

Loser gets sacrificed to the gods!
#350 to #319 - anon id: 33fcff9b
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Not to burst your bubble, but actually the winners were sacrificed to the Gods. It was considered as an ''honor'' to get sacrificed, thus it was the victor's prize.
#367 to #350 - srslyjakecease
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Its a disputed point, and no one really knows who got sacrificed. All i did was choose the one that would be funnier.
#365 to #319 - anon id: e2e03caa
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Actually the winner gets sacrificed because the game is considered more of a religious ceremony then a game. Also the Mayans believed that when you get sacrificed, you go to live with the gods.. So why would the losers get sacrificed and not the winners?
User avatar #332 to #319 - theverylonghorn
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I always thought the posts were higher.

Or maybe that was just Road to El Dorado
#371 to #319 - repel
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I was there! It was ******* crazy! Some of the things the Mayans did without technology amazes me, like the pyramid that on the longest and shortest day of the year, a snake made of sunlight seems to be going down the 365 steps. But they themselves, were also ******* crazy. Maybe it was the cocoa leaf.

Pic unrelated.
#528 to #319 - twitchyseagull
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Hell yes!
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User avatar #2 to #1 - mymiddleleg [OP]
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so are football elitists, every sport has the annoying fans
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User avatar #7 to #3 - mymiddleleg [OP]
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take a wander around the internet especially youtube you'll find more than enough
#4 to #3 - macjo
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because football is the future and the past will alwase be in opositon of the future, but the future pays no heed to the past
User avatar #6 to #4 - mymiddleleg [OP]
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Not really, just different sports dude
#9 to #4 - laxwarriord
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Football and Rubgy were refined and their governing bodies were created at the same time numbnuts.
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'numbnut' I do not hear that enough
#8 to #1 - elatedellam
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I always thought they were cool
#5 to #1 - iamtheblackgoat
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A titchy wanker like you would say that