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FUCK YEAH!!!!!

The Cavs, and my flat earth brother, Kyrie Irving, pulled out a win tonight. At least it won't be a clean sweep for the Warriors. :)

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Here in NJ the weather in the winters goes up and down and can be tricky to freeze a deep lake so you can skate on it. But not as bad as a shallow lake. So pretty much got to skate every year. It was a huge private ice rink. :-)

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Having lived on a shallow lake for 20 years I learned to ice skate...and yes it can be very tiring.

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Soccer has 17 'Laws' (rules), 10 of them deal with uniforms, number of players, officials, duration, field, how you score etc... Two deal with fouls. Then you have rules on corners, throwins, goal kicks, penalty kicks -- all pretty easy. But the one law that confuses everyone - incl officials - is the offside law. What constitutes it, the various variations, the weird loopholes. And add to it that it requires a human observing to do something physically impossible. I do also think that 'added' time is another part of the game that confuses many people's

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@ Perfectmatch I'm going to discontinue in here for the time being as I find myself getting really angry and that's just silly. It's a game we both love. The skills and athletism required to play are near Herculean.

I hold no grudge against you~

Annie

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re: soccer - soccer/hockey/lacrosse all have very similar overarching concepts re: layout of the playing space, lines/offsides, etc. Yes the specifics are different but conceptually, they really aren't very different.

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I rarely venture in here, but I will tell you this: hockey is, in my opinion, the most physically demanding of all team sports. The intensity and sheer thigh-burning energy expended during play is so grueling that they need to switch fresh players out every minute or two.

I haven't played since I was a teenager due to an ankle injury. But wow you are the World's Sweatiest Bastard after playing that, even if it's in below freezing temperatures.

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I watched most of the game at the bar I was at.

I have to admit I have no idea what was going on most of the game.

I have the same problem with soccer, although most of my kids have played.

I need to sit down with the rules, and then watch some games so that I can appreciate the nuance.

Although I can see how tough it is. Skating for that long is tough. I played water polo in high school. The hardest physical thing I have ever done.

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Annie

I'll just say that everyone in Pittsburgh thinks the Preds have been the dirtiest team we've played so far.

My opinion: Everybody sees what they want to see.

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Perfectmatch I say this as you have no control over the Ref's but Crosby should have straight out been ejected from the game after that bullshit with Subban. No excuse for behavior like that-trash talk or not.

Also? The booing? Super uncool. Makes the Pens fans look stupid & bad.

I can handle losing when we're out played by a better team but this was dirty and wrong.

Annie

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