[gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

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[gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:59 pm

i used to have an amusing, and in hindsight somewhat offense, scrund about a certain version of a certain sport. Although it may have been a reasonable assumption given the circumstances, it is likely most people would not have this scrund. What is it, and why did I believe it?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:20 pm

Is it about a ball sport? Motorsport? Animal sport? Air sport? E-sport?
Is the scrund about: players? Teams? Games? Rules? Spectators? Arenas? Costs? Prizes? Tournaments?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:12 pm

Is it about a ball sport? It involves a ball, yes. Motorsport? Animal sport? Air sport? E-sport? No to rest.
Is the scrund about: players? This. Teams? If played as a team sport, probably.Games? Rules? No, but rules are somewhat relevant. Spectators? Arenas? Costs? Prizes? Tournaments? No to rest.
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:10 am

Is the ball kicked? Thrown? Hit? Grabbed? Bounced? Is the sport played on a field? Table? In a purpose-built room? Across a net?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:15 am

Is the ball kicked? Thrown? This is closest but not exactly right. Hit? Grabbed? Bounced? Is the sport played on a field? Table? In a purpose-built room? Thisish, no to rest. Across a net?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:45 am

Is the ball rolled? Lifted? Heavy? Is it bowling?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby peter365 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:16 am

Is it Lacrosse?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:52 pm

Is the ball rolled? Yes. Lifted? Only to roll it. Heavy? NO! Is it bowling? A specific kind of bowling, yes.

Is it Lacrosse? So no.
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:12 pm

Bowling with foam balls? Air-filled balls? Giant balls? Balloons? Computer game bowling? Did you have this scrund because the balls were not heavy? Was the scrund about the skill of the players? The effort put in by the players? The difficulty of the game?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:14 am

Bowling with foam balls? No. Air-filled balls? No. Giant balls? Definitely not. Balloons? No. Computer game bowling? No. All of these questions are OTWT. Did you have this scrund because the balls were not heavy? In part. Was the scrund about the skill of the players? Yesish or yope. The effort put in by the players? No. The difficulty of the game? Possibly an implied scrund, but this isn't the main part of it.
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:51 am

Is Google allowed? I only know about regular bowling. Or is it about people using the lightest balls in regular bowling? Bowling balls for kids?
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Postby gregoryuconn » Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:08 am

Is Google allowed? Sure. I only know about regular bowling. Or is it about people using the lightest balls in regular bowling? Bowling balls for kids? Could you clarify what you mean by "regular bowling"? (Using Google first is fine.)
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:47 pm

Bowling with heavy balls with finger holes, in a purpose-built room, with 10 pins, automated pin setting and ball return, is what I know of.
I found this: https://www.groupon.com/articles/types-of-bowling
Is 5-pin bowling relevant?
Candlepin bowling?
Duckpin bowling?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:57 am

Bowling with heavy balls with finger holes, in a purpose-built room, with 10 pins, automated pin setting and ball return, is what I know of. Tenpin bowling (what you're describing, although several of the other varities have ten pins as well) is relevant but is not what I had the scrund about..
I found this: https://www.groupon.com/articles/types-of-bowling
Is 5-pin bowling relevant?
Candlepin bowling? This is.
Duckpin bowling?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:31 pm

Candlepin was invented in Massachusetts in 1880, and it's still extremely popular throughout New England. The balls are small (about 4.5" in diameter) and the pins are thin, like candles. Players roll the ball three times per frame as opposed to twice, but don't let this or the setup's cuteness fool you: the candle-like pins are frustratingly hard to tip over.

Did you have this scrund because of the lightweight balls? The small balls? The three rolls per frame? Did you think the pins were not frustratingly hard to tip over? Did you compare candlepin bowling unfavorably to other versions of bowling? Other sports? Did you get the scrund from playing the sport? Seeing the sport? Reading about it? Seeing scores? Seeing players?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:25 am

Did you have this scrund because of the lightweight balls? In part. The small balls? Same. The three rolls per frame? Same. Did you think the pins were not frustratingly hard to tip over? Yes, but this was not the scrund. It certainly contributed it too. Did you compare candlepin bowling unfavorably to other versions of bowling? DOYD of "unfavorably" I suppose. Other sports? No. Did you get the scrund from playing the sport? No. Seeing the sport? No. Reading about it? No to this as well, there's another way to learn about it that you're missing. Seeing scores? No. Seeing players? A player is relevant, but I never personally watched her play.
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:09 am

Seeing photos of the sport? Hearing about the sport? Hearing about the player? Reading about the player? Knowing the player? Did you think the sport was for a certain type of people?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:43 am

eeing photos of the sport? In part. Hearing about the sport? This too. Hearing about the player? Yes. Reading about the player? No. Knowing the player? Yes. Did you think the sport was for a certain type of people? Yes.
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:00 am

People of a certain: physique? Stature? Age? Background? Culture? Intelligence? Skill level? Talent?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:42 am

People of a certain: physique? Stature? Age? Background? Culture? Intelligence? Skill level? Talent? None of these specifically.
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:05 am

Gender? Something to do with their bodies? Minds? Origins? Relations? Likes? Dislikes? Beliefs?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby gregoryuconn » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:29 am

Gender? Something to do with their bodies? Minds? This is closest. Origins? Relations? Likes? Dislikes? Beliefs?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby GalFisk » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:55 am

Minds: intelligence? Emotions? Thoughts? Age relevant? Disease?
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Re: [gregoryuconn] A sporting scrund

Postby trebor » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:34 pm

Personality traits relevant?
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