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re: Why do teams punt in the preseason? - TheSexecutioner
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re: Why do teams punt in the preseason? - TheSexecutioner
[quote]No they'd rather not get fired when it backfires and they lose a championship because they got stopped inside their red zone in a big moment[/quote] True. Losing through the status quo decisions is a much easier pill to swallow for ill-informed fans. Perfect example is the guy earlier in t...


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re: Why do teams punt in the preseason? - TheSexecutioner
[quote]I think the repercussions from a failed 4th down attempt are worse than one succeeding. I still remember that one time BB went for it on 4th against the then-Peyton Colts and lost the game...[/quote] Well you are wrong. But thanks for sharing that you remember a game with a 4th down attemp...


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re: Why do teams punt in the preseason? - TheSexecutioner
Actually, yes punting is illogical on most 4th down situations, at least in the NFL. Read Do Firms Maximize? by a Berkeley statistics professor. He analyzes data from last decade of NFL games to point out when its better to kick than go for it. Unfortunately, coaches would rather use rules of thu...


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re: Why do teams punt in the preseason? - TheSexecutioner
Why do teams punt in the regular or postseason? Its illogical in most situations....


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re: 41 year old teacher caught having sex with student. - TheSexecutioner
She taught me when I was 16. We speculated this would happen. ...


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re: Please Tell Me How Obama is not a Race-Baiting Phony - TheSexecutioner
Is that really that much race baiting in 6 years of public scrutiny? I think he has done an incredible job of resisting the pressue to use his platform to further black interests....


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re: 100 years ago - WWI - TheSexecutioner
The war plan called for attacking France from the North. That means going through Belgium. They had the misfortune of being in the way and Germany didn't really respect pieces of paper....


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re: Netanyahu after initiating slaughter: we have nothing against gaza citizens - TheSexecutioner
[quote]Israel wouldn't last long without American help[/quote] Disagree...


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re: ot runners: top racing marks - TheSexecutioner
mile: ~4:15 2 mile:~9:50 5 mile: ~26:50...


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re: Most truly awkward moment on a date you've ever had - TheSexecutioner
[quote]Cool history, bro?[/quote] Cool story bro...


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re: How many days rest does it take to get over one game? - TheSexecutioner
[quote]Ask a marathon runner to do fartleks, which include full out sprints of unforeseen distances, without notice, and then must regroup, and run again at a similar or quicker pace (usually quicker, however there are some respites). Add physical contact of varying levels of severity, and jumpi...


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re: How many days rest does it take to get over one game? - TheSexecutioner
[quote]Go look at any marathon runner's training schedule. They run 8-9 miles sometimes 3 times in a week's time and continue doing that for months.[/quote] Maybe some schmuck training for a local marathon. Any real runner runs a whole lot more than 8-9 miles per day. ...


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re: How many days rest does it take to get over one game? - TheSexecutioner
[quote]You try running 9 miles in 80 or 90 mins and see how many days it takes you to be 100%[/quote] Um, a couple of hours? That is 8-9 minute pace....


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re: Soccer Fans: Please Be More Welcoming to New Fans. - TheSexecutioner
[quote]you hear "pretty pass" in football or "pretty pitch" in baseball all the damn time..[/quote] No. You really don't. And the legitimacy of soccer doesn't depend on you making a stand for soccer not using the word "pretty" more than other sports, so you can stop embarrassing yourself....


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re: Soccer Fans: Please Be More Welcoming to New Fans. - TheSexecutioner
[quote]but for some reason, when actual soccer fans call these new fans retarded for suggesting bigger goals or removing offside, they band together and get all pissy acting like the fans of the game are the idiots. [/quote] Oh ok gotcha :cheers: Thats fair and its true that sometimes those fan...


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re: Soccer Fans: Please Be More Welcoming to New Fans. - TheSexecutioner
[quote]I hear them do this all the time in every sport.[/quote] You are being dishonest. Look, its perfectly fine to not care which adjectives are used to describe it. And I don't think soccer is gay. But don't act like other sports use words like "pretty" anywhere close to as frequently as socce...


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re: Soccer Fans: Please Be More Welcoming to New Fans. - TheSexecutioner
[quote]And posters on the recruiting board talk about boners and beating off when a 17 year old says he's coming to LSU [/quote] Yeah, they are joking dude. Kind of creepy that they care that much, but they are not serious. So no parallel at all. Even if that was relevant, its just message board ...


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re: Soccer Fans: Please Be More Welcoming to New Fans. - TheSexecutioner
[quote]in addition to everything that has been said so far on why some new fans are annoying as shit, ill add the "who is this bradley guy and why is he on the field?" and the "this bradley guy is supposed to be good?" shite. [/quote] Yeh thats completely unique to soccer. If a mediocre player(b...


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re: Soccer Fans: Please Be More Welcoming to New Fans. - TheSexecutioner
[quote]And then my counter-argument for that would be why doesn't baseball get labeled as a "pansy" sport? (And I say this even thought baseball is my favorite sport) [/quote] When is the last time you heard someone comment about how "pretty" a double play in baseball was. And I know Americans d...


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