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Postby Damsel » Tue Feb 28, 2006 12:58 am

Do you think of curling as a sport or a game?

Postby Silke » Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:00 am

what is the difrence between sport and game, besides that sport can also be used for preformance, shooting, fighting and whatever else that get to the olympics or have some kind of "cup" to take?

I see it as both really. Just as I see football as a game mostly, but also sport.
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Postby StVandal » Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:55 am

My grandfather was on a curling team in Ontario. I think it's a sport. I think if you can sweat while doing it, it's a sport.
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Postby zooz » Tue Feb 28, 2006 5:36 pm

My definition is that a sport has some element of exertion, so I suppose curling is borderline as the sweepers (not sure whether that's the right term) are definitely doing something physical.

The person pushing the stone (?) are definitely not as they are just gliding but as they are likely to be sweeping for someone else, then maybe it could be a sort of sport.

Postby pilvikki » Tue Feb 28, 2006 6:49 pm

anyone see men with brooms?
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Postby Bedford » Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:32 pm

I did in the Chim Chim Cheree segment of Mary Poppins. :lol:
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Postby Sarah » Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:23 pm

Mary Poppins...Dick Van Dyke! I love him.

but anyway, I consider curling a sport.
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