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  • 2 years ago

    @citizenthom I forgot these were super short! Tech issues bad with 10 minutes. So not entirely fair this one due to that. Feel free to leave a rebuttal if you are inclined. :)

    Most of my rebuttals were attempts to turn your arguments back on wrestling. I think that is the bit you missed.

    • 2 years ago

      BTW: 10 minutes is fun and probably good for this topic!

      • 2 years ago
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      • 2 years ago

        @sigfried OK, this is driving me nuts. We needed at least 20 minutes on this one. Up for a Round 2.5?

      • 2 years ago

        Real sports aren't scripted, nor is their outcome predetermined.

        End of subject.

        • 2 years ago

          @chasuk You want next? Sigfried and I are already planning to continue/complete this one but Round 3 will be up for grabs after that. Just name your alleged sport of choice.

        • 2 years ago

          @citizenthom I don't see any possibility of anything other than mock-debate here. Sorry, that's not my thing.

          I'm not denigrating wrestling. Decades ago, I watched Big Daddy perform, and it was fun. I'd probably watch Lucha libre if there was a local match (not likely in rural South Korea).

          Pro wrestling is an athletic performance, and that's as close as it gets to being a real sport. Wikipedia describes it as 'an athletic form of entertainment based on a _portrayal_ of a combat sport.'

          As I said earlier, real sports aren't scripted, nor is their outcome predetermined. In fact, in real sports — football/baseball/basket/etc. — if the outcome is fixed, we call it cheating.

        • 2 years ago

          @chasuk You say you can’t have the debate but you just spent two paragraphs writing an opening statement. :)

          Tune in to Part I then check out the comments. There’s a concept here that’s deeper than the surface.