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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lassassinblanc Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 Feb 2018 at 3:32pm
In terms of playing bowls I gave it a go couple of years ago actually quite enjoyable
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The Scottish captain is quite sexy too, especially her accent.
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Originally posted by lassassinblanc lassassinblanc wrote:

Originally posted by pre Madonna pre Madonna wrote:

Originally posted by lassassinblanc lassassinblanc wrote:

So is curling a bit likes bowls except on ice?

And that curlers are younger, fitter and often quite sexy.
In saying that, I have been tempted to try the bowls club near me to see what it is like. Has anyone ever tried it?


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Originally posted by lassassinblanc lassassinblanc wrote:

[QUOTE=pre Madonna][QUOTE=lassassinblanc]So is curling a bit likes bowls except on ice?

And that curlers are younger, fitter and often quite sexy.
In saying that, I have been tempted to try the bowls club near me to see what it is like. Has anyone ever tried it?

Bowls is great, my Dad used to play indoors with a local club, he won the Club Cup a couple of times.
I had a go once, they put a small wooden board in the middle of the green to stop you doing a power drive to split up closely nestled bowls
It was done on a couple of long special carpet mats rolled out.
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Originally posted by lassassinblanc lassassinblanc wrote:

In terms of playing bowls I gave it a go couple of years ago actually quite enjoyable
 
You'd enjoy curling so.
 
The margin for error is minimal but it's great fun.
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Originally posted by lassassinblanc lassassinblanc wrote:

In terms of playing bowls I gave it a go couple of years ago actually quite enjoyable
Yer played crown green bowls a few times , quite big in the north of England but mainly for the over 60s , hummmm maybe Hornet may take it up Big smile
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Originally posted by Claret Murph Claret Murph wrote:

Originally posted by lassassinblanc lassassinblanc wrote:

In terms of playing bowls I gave it a go couple of years ago actually quite enjoyable
Yer played crown green bowls a few times , quite big in the north of England but mainly for the over 60s , hummmm maybe Hornet may take it up Big smile


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Random thing which I discussed with Swedish colleague while watching Curling

You'd have to thing British teams would all be at a hindrance in regards to verbalisng tactics.

The Swedes obviously speak Swedish amongst each other and other nations outside of English speaking countries can respectively speak their own languages.

You'd imagine that at least someone on opposition teams  would speak English (Swedes would all speak fluent enough English).

You'd have to say that it would be similar for other sports too.
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Saw the highlights of the women's ice hockey final yesterday - great entertainment. Canada had won gold in the last four winter Olympics I think and were up against 'Murica. It finished 2-2 and then went to a shoot-out which swayed this way and that before the States eventually emerged victorious. First game the Canadian women's team have lost at the winter Olympics in 24 appearances.

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Originally posted by Devrozex Devrozex wrote:

Saw the highlights of the women's ice hockey final yesterday - great entertainment. Canada had won gold in the last four winter Olympics I think and were up against 'Murica. It finished 2-2 and then went to a shoot-out which swayed this way and that before the States eventually emerged victorious. First game the Canadian women's team have lost at the winter Olympics in 24 appearances.


Was a great game,

Men just beaten by Germans massive shock


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The absence of the NHL players makes this whole thing a farce.

The NHL are a pack of w*nkers, frankly. Do they not see that the Olympics give them significantly greater international exposure than any other possible means? Did anyone else realise that the NHL have played international games, like the NFL in London? I didn't, til I googled it there now to see.

I know they could have lost players to injury but surely the risk was worth taking for the increased exposure.
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Originally posted by SuperDave84 SuperDave84 wrote:

The absence of the NHL players makes this whole thing a farce.

The NHL are a pack of w*nkers, frankly. Do they not see that the Olympics give them significantly greater international exposure than any other possible means? Did anyone else realise that the NHL have played international games, like the NFL in London? I didn't, til I googled it there now to see.

I know they could have lost players to injury but surely the risk was worth taking for the increased exposure.


Fully agree with you complete shadow of a tournament then 4 years ago. You wouldnt have got Germany knocking Sweden out if NHL Players where involved. One of the reasons they didnt allow players to play is that are trying to push there World cup of Hockey which happens before the start of the NHL season. The next one is due to be played in 2020
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