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world cup sux

Post by mirror93 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:56 pm

My country is playing today, actually now and I'm drunk :redwine:
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Poodle » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:43 pm

World what?

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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Aztexan » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:54 pm

FIFA and Russia are two of the most corrupt entities on the planet so of course the fix is in.

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Post by Aztexan » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:04 pm

{!#%@} Mexicans!
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:05 pm

Everything about organized for profit sports....is hokum. the whole "team" concept of us vs them. Flows over to just about everything hoomans do. All fake. Ha, ha....people watching: sports, politics, religion....nature's perfect vacuum.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by busterggi » Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:48 pm

Its not the cup that's fake, its the 'sport'. Kick-bowling has never really caught on.

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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:09 pm

Hundreds of jocks can keep a conspiracy secret, yeah.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by TJrandom » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:32 pm

No free tacos....

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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:49 pm

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:Everything about organized for profit sports....is hokum. the whole "team" concept of us vs them. Flows over to just about everything hoomans do. All fake. Ha, ha....people watching: sports, politics, religion....nature's perfect vacuum.
That depends on the losers keeping quiet. Human nature doesn't do that very well.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Monster » Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:47 pm

mirror93 wrote:Why so many shitty conspiracy theories about the world cup being fake?
Anyway my country (Mexico) is playing today, actually now and I'm drunk :redwine: :clapping:
Wait, what?! There are conspiracy theories that the world cup is fake? This is new to me.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Gord » Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:54 pm

Monster wrote:
mirror93 wrote:Why so many shitty conspiracy theories about the world cup being fake?
Anyway my country (Mexico) is playing today, actually now and I'm drunk :redwine: :clapping:
Wait, what?! There are conspiracy theories that the world cup is fake? This is new to me.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Poodle » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:03 pm

Who new?

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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by TJrandom » Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:43 pm

Can`t be fake - Mr. Bone Spurs isn`t playing....

Sadly, no free sake either... :cry:

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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by TJrandom » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:08 pm

Ah, free fish & chips - or boiled cabbage. Nice....

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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:59 pm

Doesn't look like a cup to me.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by mirror93 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:14 pm

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:Everything about organized for profit sports....is hokum. the whole "team" concept of us vs them. Flows over to just about everything hoomans do. All fake. Ha, ha....people watching: sports, politics, religion....nature's perfect vacuum.
hoomans ? there is us vs them in the animal kingdom too.... not a vaccuum
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Aztexan » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:41 am

Now with Brazil being eliminated, there are no more Mexican teams playing.
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Post by Tom Palven » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:20 pm

Aztexan wrote:Now with Brazil being eliminated, there are no more Mexican teams playing.
Go England!!!

Yeah, the hispanic superstars didn't do quite enough to advance their teams, but England's 24-year old team captain Harry Kane has been doing a great job. England wil be playing Sweden in the quarterfinals in under two hours from now on Fox at l0 AM Eastern time.

And France's 19-year old Kylian Mbappe is emerging as a new superstar. He has althletic genes in his background, his father being a Cameroon soccer coach and his mother is a former Algerian handball player.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kylian_Mbappé

France is already in the Semi-finals to be played July 10 and 11.

The winner of Russia vs Croatia this afternoon at 2 PM Eastern time will be the last team to make the Semi-finals.
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Post by Aztexan » Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:34 pm

England looked good today. Very aggressive yet still looking like they're having fun out there.
I {!#%@} hope Russia loses badly. Embarrassingly. In soccer, too.
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:13 pm

Do they ever say which world?
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Post by Gord » Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:49 pm

I heard this is the first time Germany hasn't advanced past the first round since 1938 -- and look how THAT turned out!
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Post by Tom Palven » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:58 am

France vs Belgium 2:00 pm Eastern on Fox today.

England vs Croatia 2:00 pm Eastern on Fox tomorrow.

The winners will play in the World Cup final Saturday at 10 AM.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by TJrandom » Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:30 am

Tom Palven wrote:France vs Belgium 2:00 pm Eastern on Fox today.

England vs Croatia 2:00 pm Eastern on Fox tomorrow.

The winners will play in the World Cup final Saturday at 10 AM.
Erm... nun of `em are on Fox for me. :mrgreen:

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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by mirror93 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:48 pm

Go Belgium
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Post by mirror93 » Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:48 pm

Gord wrote:I heard this is the first time Germany hasn't advanced past the first round since 1938 -- and look how THAT turned out!
WW lol
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Aztexan » Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:14 pm

Your response looks like two klansmen and a guy with no hood drowning: WW lol
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Post by Tom Palven » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:50 am

The final Sunday, France vs. Croatia, should be a great match.

Here's a good article from The Guardian on yesterday's England vs. Croatia game.
https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 ... up-croatia
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by TJrandom » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:08 am

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Post by mirror93 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:03 pm

Aztexan wrote:Your response looks like two klansmen and a guy with no hood drowning: WW lol
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by TJrandom » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:16 am

Bummer - the final is midnight for me and I have a full day scheduled, so I will miss it. I`m betting on free snails.... for breakfast.

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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by mirror93 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:46 pm

France is the 2018 World Cup winner
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by TJrandom » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:54 pm

Yup - my free snails were waiting for me....

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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Austin Harper » Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:18 pm

Sorry I'm so late responding to this thread. I was at the World Cup and can confirm that it is, in fact, real.
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Re: Is world cup fake?

Post by Gord » Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:31 am

You're fake news.
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