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Sure, heres whats attractive about it MrFarstrider - 29/01/2003 06:58:46 AM

First of all, I am not sure where you get 3 minutes every two hours at. It takes about 3-4 hours to play a regulation. The four quarters are broken into 15 minutes a piece to a total on 45 minutes. That obviously doesn't equate into 3 minutes every two hours. That would be a six minute game in 4 hours. Heh.

And you also need to keep in mind that some of these time outs we get are for TV timeouts. The Television station needs to pay for airing the game so they also make the teams stop play while they make advertisements which really really slows things down.

But besides that, teams are allowed 3 timeouts per half, 6 per game. Any other time not coming off the clock is by the TV stations fault or an incomplete pass.

As far as soccer goes, those of us in the states just don't find it that exciting. Its a snoozer sport like golf or tennis or baseball. You can argue that golf is exciting or tennis is exciting or baseball is exciting but people just don't go head to head like they do in football. The same can be said about your soccer games. Watching people trotting up and down the field for 90 minutes is not what Americans call exciting.

American Football on the other hand forces two lines of guys right up against each other to out shove the other one in an attempt to force the quarterback to the ground before he can throw it to a receiver who will be flattened as soon as he catches the ball. Now thats exciting to watch. I think that Rugby would be just as popular as American football is here in the states. But soccer just doesn't have that air of roughness that Americans like. That is also a reason why I believe baseball is flopping out. Hockey and Football on the other hand are seeing good times. Soccer just isn't exciting I'm sorry. Maybe we need to get drunk like everybody in your stadiums in England to enjoy it like you do but its probably just a bad sport to watch. *Yawns*


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Give us back our sport!! ... And that means now! - 29/01/2003 04:57:46 AM 260 Views
Aye! Couldn't agree with you more *NM* - 29/01/2003 05:05:25 AM 4 Views
ah yea, Soccer. - 29/01/2003 05:34:04 AM 34 Views
Re: ah yea, Soccer. - 29/01/2003 10:08:03 AM 19 Views
Re: ah yea, Soccer. - 29/01/2003 10:20:16 AM 17 Views
Re: ah yea, Soccer. - 29/01/2003 04:59:49 PM 14 Views
Re: ah yea, Soccer. - 30/01/2003 05:34:20 AM 5 Views
I'm with you on this *NM* - 29/01/2003 06:43:49 AM 4 Views
Sure, heres whats attractive about it - 29/01/2003 06:58:46 AM 29 Views
Heathen - 29/01/2003 07:55:15 AM 16 Views
Keep your sport, we don't want it. - 29/01/2003 08:18:53 AM 23 Views
"men in those cute little shorts" indeed - 29/01/2003 11:12:33 AM 12 Views
Nah, it's less exciting *NM* - 29/01/2003 11:21:47 AM 3 Views
First of all... - 29/01/2003 08:46:40 AM 31 Views
Re: Dude - 29/01/2003 08:53:10 AM 29 Views
Pardon. I thought when he said "real football"... - 29/01/2003 09:18:40 AM 27 Views
Eh, I like both - 29/01/2003 09:16:30 AM 14 Views
meh - 30/01/2003 05:34:15 AM 7 Views
*NM* - 30/01/2003 08:26:06 AM 2 Views
Having played both sports... - 29/01/2003 10:16:20 AM 21 Views
Having watched them both in my youth... - 29/01/2003 10:27:03 AM 20 Views
Hurling is way to violent - you have to be mad (nothing personal) *NM* - 29/01/2003 10:38:51 AM 8 Views
I just get these headaches.... *NM* - 29/01/2003 11:25:05 AM 3 Views
Could there be a connection? *NM* - 29/01/2003 12:06:43 PM 2 Views
I've got one for you... - 29/01/2003 10:42:41 AM 21 Views
Ah, The sport of Maids - 29/01/2003 11:12:00 AM 10 Views
Yeah...Hockey (typical Canadian response) - 29/01/2003 10:58:54 AM 11 Views
Woo! *does the Canuck dance* - 29/01/2003 11:08:16 AM 7 Views
*also does the Canuck dance*.... - 29/01/2003 11:14:17 AM 7 Views
You two are scaring me *NM* - 29/01/2003 11:19:59 AM 5 Views
Re: You two are scaring me - 29/01/2003 11:23:19 AM 7 Views
They both Suck but isn't this the wrong comparison? - 29/01/2003 10:53:14 AM 22 Views
Very nice post, my friend. - 29/01/2003 11:17:17 AM 12 Views
Sis boom bah! *shakes pompoms* Yaaaaaaay HOCKEY! *NM* - 29/01/2003 11:20:42 AM 4 Views
Yep. - 29/01/2003 11:06:51 AM 8 Views
"Intellingent" you are - 29/01/2003 11:12:31 AM 24 Views
Some prefer one, some the other. - 29/01/2003 11:36:28 AM 16 Views
Go Canucks and Wild... - 29/01/2003 11:49:32 AM 9 Views
That was a good game. - 29/01/2003 11:59:20 AM 6 Views
Yeah! what he said! *shakes pompoms* Yaaaay team! *NM* - 29/01/2003 11:59:00 AM 3 Views
It's the violence aspect. - 29/01/2003 01:08:07 PM 11 Views
Give blood play soccer - 29/01/2003 02:54:47 PM 8 Views
Been there. - 29/01/2003 08:43:31 PM 8 Views
An american who loves Real Football - 29/01/2003 01:36:27 PM 15 Views
I thought the Game of Kings was Chess? *NM* - 29/01/2003 09:11:26 PM 4 Views
And pollo, and horse racing... - 30/01/2003 09:36:46 AM 6 Views
Re: And pollo, and horse racing... - 30/01/2003 10:04:58 AM 4 Views
ADD = Attention Deficit Disorder. *NM* - 30/01/2003 04:09:54 PM 2 Views