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Posted by Desu (Member # 5941) on :

Is it a real sport?

How can you injure yourself playing it if you have an IQ over 15?

Do balls matter?

It's such a mysterious phenomenon.
Posted by T_Smith (Member # 3734) on :
"Do balls matter?"

They complete the package.

It depends on what you define as sport, I suppose.
Posted by mackillian (Member # 586) on :

Best. Opening. Ever.
Posted by advice for robots (Member # 2544) on :
I recall some sports writer saying that bicycle racing a la Lance Armstrong was not a sport. Something about a sport having to involve a ball of some kind. What a dork.

Ping pong is fun, I like to play it, I don't care how it's defined.
Posted by Desu (Member # 5941) on :

There was a guy who injured himself playing; he tore some muscle or other.

Stranger things have happened; I hear there are professional video gamers.

Ping Pong, table tennis, like tennis without the running, one needs the abilities of a Forrest Gump to excel. Or should I say XL?

[ May 10, 2004, 02:11 AM: Message edited by: Desu ]
Posted by fallow (Member # 6268) on :
*pats Mack on the ass*
Posted by Lalo (Member # 3772) on :
Um. Desu, are you by any chance an alternate name for fallow?
Posted by Desu (Member # 5941) on :

I also hear some gamers injure themselves?

Would you pay to watch someone play?

sh fallow - mellow
Posted by T_Smith (Member # 3734) on :
Hey, wait a minute!

::looks at diagram::

That pat was 2 inches, too high. That was no friendly "way to go" pat on the butt, that was just a "I get to touch your butt" kind! Bad fallow!
Posted by Desu (Member # 5941) on :
I'm just looking for a bit of attention, and you all seem to have so much time on your hands.

The old school knows what I’m talking about, a momentary pixel monger with no definite purpose.

To seek and disturb, if I were to flatter myself.
Posted by T_Smith (Member # 3734) on :
Uh... ::confused look that happens quite frequently with fallow:: whatever. Just don't be touching girls's butts. Or else I'll chop your hands off.
Posted by Zevlag (Member # 1405) on :
Bernard recommended this movie to me. It really was very interesting. I would receomend you go watch it.
Posted by fallow (Member # 6268) on :

The only confusion that results from my posts is the ... well... the lack of capacity to address.

Posted by Desu (Member # 5941) on :

I'll look into, I promise you, kind sir. But i'd like to keep it snappy, those fast moving balls give me a headache.
Posted by fallow (Member # 6268) on :
How can the ball bounce when there is no wall for the ball to bounce off of?
Posted by BYuCnslr (Member # 1857) on :
Ping Pong,
Watch the movie and you'll know.

It is in fact possible to injure yourself playing or preparing to play...quite easy in fact.
It is a sport, and a friggin intense one.

Golf on the other hand....goodness...they call that a sport? I love playing it...but...a sport? You get off the cart hit a ball, get back on the cart to get drive to the cart, have your club HANDED TO YOU to hit the ball a little further....that's not a sport!

Posted by celia60 (Member # 2039) on :
*waves at Desu*

*has been out of town*


Is that enough attention?

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