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I remember one of my coaches once told me that the difference between a sport and a game was that you could stop to do things like smoke and eat during a game (e.g. pool, darts), but you couldn't during sport (football, rugby, etc).
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I remember one of my coaches once told me that the difference between a sport and a game was that you could stop to do things like smoke and eat during a game (e.g. pool, darts), but you couldn't during sport (football, rugby, etc).
What about half time..?

Oranges, anyone?

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Badminton!

It's indoors, friendly(ish) and non-lethal but can still give you good exercise... what more could you possibly want!

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Something lethal obviously.
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Im hoping to join the college tennis and pool teams. How good will I actually need to be?
No need to worry Ralf, I'll show you the way.

BTW: Pool is easy to get the hang of, you'd be fine! (If you're into that sort of thing though...)
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No need to worry Ralf, I'll show you the way.

BTW: Pool is easy to get the hang of, you'd be fine! (If you're into that sort of thing though...)

lol... 'you'd be fine' you say! I'm already a pooling legend, my friend.

Seriously though, I'm actually quite good and have won a few tournaments. There is a good chance I'd be able to make the first team.
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What about half time..?

Oranges, anyone?

Ahh....brings back memories of playing rugby for the school....some matches..we'd get oranges at half time...unfortunately...i could never eat any of them seeing as i'm allergic to fruit....but it was the thoght that counted!!

Ah...i miss school...

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lol... 'you'd be fine' you say! I'm already a pooling legend, my friend.

Seriously though, I'm actually quite good and have won a few tournaments. There is a good chance I'd be able to make the first team.
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I am honoured to have a place in your sig

*Nods appreciatively*

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Cool

Do you play a lot of snooker/ pool? I seem to remember you posting a certificate or something for winning a snooker tournament. (Am I making this up?). Anyway, what is your maximum break?
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ahha a pool expert eh....well if we both get to emma i think i shall want a game with you. I'm not pro, but whenever I play my friends i either win or only just lose. I;d like to see how good you really are.

Saying that, you'd probably thrash me!

And as for sport, I'm not a couch potato, I do do sport. I admit to playing badminton quite a bit, tis a good sport. I'd like to give grass tennis a go (looking at you again ralf) and If I'm extra good I'll keep up going to the gym and even do a bit of swimming. I'm not as good as I used to be swimmer wise, but in my hay-day back when I was 12 or so, I was actually the fastest breaststroker in London!
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ahha a pool expert eh....well if we both get to emma i think i shall want a game with you. I'm not pro, but whenever I play my friends i either win or only just lose. I;d like to see how good you really are.

Saying that, you'd probably thrash me!

And as for sport, I'm not a couch potato, I do do sport. I admit to playing badminton quite a bit, tis a good sport. I'd like to give grass tennis a go (looking at you again ralf) and If I'm extra good I'll keep up going to the gym and even do a bit of swimming. I'm not as good as I used to be swimmer wise, but in my hay-day back when I was 12 or so, I was actually the fastest breaststroker in London!

Yes, I think a pool game is definitely on the cards! Tennis is probably my favourite sport and I've been playing it since I was about 10. There are some grass courts in the paddock at Emma (I've never actually played on grass so it should be interesting).

As for swimming, I am not competitive at all but I'm a fairly competent swimmer. (again that can be catered for in Emma's outdoor pool).
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Something lethal obviously.
Then play badminton against me .
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Then play badminton against me .
Hmmmm..played badminton for the first time on 2 years last night.....kept mis-timing my shots....got better towards the end though

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Hmmmm..played badminton for the first time on 2 years last night.....kept mis-timing my shots....got better towards the end though

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I've just got back from playing with a uni squad player and an ex-county player. That bit wasn't too bad, it was that it was a 3 and a half mile cycle out of town and I haven't cycled since the middle of Lent. I so so hurt now.

Alaric.
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I've just got back from playing with a uni squad player and an ex-county player. That bit wasn't too bad, it was that it was a 3 and a half mile cycle out of town and I haven't cycled since the middle of Lent. I so so hurt now.

Alaric.
Hmmm...i'm not quite up to that standard ...i'll stick with the fun teams i think

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Then play badminton against me .
Anytime sunshine
I suppose that coaching by a commonwealth gold medallist will come in handy then :cool:
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√(-1) = √(-1)
√(-1/1) = √(1/-1)
√(-1)/√(1) = √(1)/√(-1)
√(-1)√(-1) = √(1)√(1)
-1 = 1

Sorry man... (root [minus one]) squared is minus one, not one.

I don't follow your logic..!

Ah, for the days when A-level maths involved complex numbers and roots of equations (remember alphas, betas and gammas where you had to make an equation with roots related to the roots of the given equation?)

All that easy stuff went and they brought in more geometry and nasty stuff like that! Damn Euclid! Damn him to hell!
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i really want to take one up but i am unsure which one to do, and so is my friend. we both want team sports. any ideas?
I should imagine polthegael will join this:

http://www.srcf.ucam.org/~aeh34/index.htm
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I should imagine polthegael will join this:

http://www.srcf.ucam.org/~aeh34/index.htm
Thanks for the info..

It's better reading that than spamming the general chat room

Ah well... Off to the toilet before I drive into town to pick a friend and her ancient boyfriend (49) up!
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Thanks for the info..
You're welcome

(Original post by polthegael)
It's better reading that than spamming the general chat room
Yep. If you do actually join it let me know. I would like to see if I could form a GAC within my university. Could arrange a formal league thing In other words if all goes well we could have a match. Expecting to get defeated heavily but it's the participation that counts. I know Liverpool JMU does some things Gaelic.
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