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Ping-pong!

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by dmenacela, Jul 29, 2012.

  1. dmenacela

    dmenacela Contributing Member

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    No, this is not some dirty act you see in Thailand. With the London Olympics going on, I was wondering what the ClutchFans brethren think of the sport of table tennis.

    Being an avid tennis player myself - I, for one, love to play ping pong. It shares many elements of tennis yet it's so different.

    Have you played, are you a fan, or think it's a lame sport?

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  2. AMS

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    <3 Table Tennis... not appreciated enough in the USA. Can be a geat workout also.
     
  3. MykTek

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    I suck balls at it but I appreciate how hard it is to play :)
     
  4. Wapzoe

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    I actually just finished playing.. Sitting next to my table ATM :)
     
  5. Jontro

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    Used to play every day at the UC.

    I'm not gonna lie, I'm pretty damn good.
     
  6. CometsWin

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    It's fun to play but not a sport.
     
  7. dmenacela

    dmenacela Contributing Member

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    Jontro, I would love to play you sometime. Are you more of a spin master or all out gunner?
     
  8. Yung-T

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    Define "sport".
     
  9. Jontro

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    Actually I'm not that good, but I'm a gunner :grin:
     
  10. CometsWin

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    Sport is like obscenity, hard to define but I know it when I see it. Ping pong is a game like golf and bowling that doesn't rise to the level of a sport.
     
  11. dmenacela

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    Then why is it in the Olympics?
     
  12. heypartner

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    why isn't billiards an Olympic sport?
     
  13. CometsWin

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    Because it's popular in Asia? Why the hell is ping pong an Olympic event but racquetball isn't?
     
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    Because most billards players are a-holes that would cuss on camera and act like general degenerates:

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  15. dmenacela

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    In high school, every day after class I would go to the home of Vietnamese brothers and we would play ping pong for an hour and eat noodles. I got to be pretty good. Continued playing in college and a few years after that until I came to Houston.
     
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    I am obliged to spread once again the greatness :)

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