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It's Hockey Season

By PurpleSkys ·
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Edit: 'cause someone thought I should change the post title

go PENS!

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I was always advised ...

by bergenfx In reply to hehe

if you can't be clever be ...

(irresistible, apple-cheeked, cutesy face goes here)

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See,,,,that was my problem.....

by Darryl~ Moderator In reply to Here we come a lim'rickin ...

I was a goalie....not allowed to "duck" :)

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by NexS In reply to See,,,,that was my proble ...

Gotta hope to High **** that your groin guard is strapped in correctly!

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Excuse me.....

by Darryl~ Moderator In reply to Surely it's not THAT exci ...

I was a goaltender for a few years....

That's not a "little plastic puk" (us Canadians spell it "puck"'s made of very hard rubber....when it hits you in the head you see a few stars (back when I played it wasn't wire masks....we had the hard plastic ones)).

As for football...I was a guard on the offense line...I got beat up pretty wasn't like kicking a little white & black ball around

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As you can see

by NexS In reply to Excuse me.....

My lack of terminology proves I know very little of the sport. But, as with all sport, it's far more interesting playing it than watching it.

Canadian football is a bit similar to the american gridiron isn't it?
Perhaps you'd have enjoyed playing Rugby with the New Zealanders... They're bigger and rougher than the footballers... and wear no pads, except for their massive necks!

I still prefer my full-contact Karate, any time of the week!

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Canadian Football

by PurpleSkys In reply to As you can see

They are pretty close > Darryl has a better idea than I do, but he's logged off for the night. That link should show you the differences :)

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I still

by NexS In reply to Canadian Football

Think that rugby makes them look like boys in padded suits.

Much the way I think of Tae Kwon Do...

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I'll agree with that

by PurpleSkys In reply to I still

I've seen a couple rugby games...they're nasty...rougher than football without any gear...ouch!

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My high school experience

by JamesRL In reply to I still

I was one of the yearbook phtographers, so I went to many high school football games. The occasional hard hit but never more than a minute on the field, and then a walk it off. Our school played rugby against the other shools in the district but it was pretty tame too.

Then we had a exchange with a school in Wales, and the rugby teams met up. Four of our players lost consciousness, and one had a broken collarbone. And this was with a team that was staying in our players homes for the duration of their stay. Imagine if they were archrivals.

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by NexS In reply to My high school experience

And imagine lining up against of a team of Maoris as they're doing the hakka in front of you. Scary stuff.

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