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Old 08-23-2012, 05:29 PM   #21
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Well, if it helps any, the Oxford definition of sport also covers skill which I guess would apply to archery, chess and such.
If I see 'chess and 'sport' in the same sentence, I start bleeding from the eye. It just happened there. I can hardly see what I'm tuyping. Oops. There are are a few exceptions, however.

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Chess is not a sport
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There's no way chess is a sport. It just isn't.
[I understand that you're not claiming chess is a sport, just discussing the definition, but it still makes my eye bleed. And there goes the other one.]
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Old 08-23-2012, 05:31 PM   #22
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In my brains dictionary :

Sport: Noun : [spohrt] -

An athletic event requiring direct competition from other humans, and not subject to human judging.
Boxing?
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If I see 'chess and 'sport' in the same sentence, I start bleeding from the eye. It just happened there. I can hardly see what I'm tuyping. Oops. There are are a few exceptions, however.
LOL, if it helps, they have Chess-Boxing Now there's a sport!


Youtube search it if you haven't yet seen it, it's funny.
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If I see 'chess and 'sport' in the same sentence, I start bleeding from the eye. It just happened there. I can hardly see what I'm tuyping. Oops. There are are a few exceptions, however.

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[I understand that you're not claiming chess is a sport, just discussing the definition, but it still makes my eye bleed. And there goes the other one.]
Did you happen to lose a match to a Grandmaster or something? haha
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good call... especially seeing as boxing judges aren't exaxctly free of controversey..

But if they would just knock each other out in a fury of padded fist violence, judges would just be ornamental, and the crowd would be in awe, of the awesomeness.
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