Different football codes - who are the toughest?

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Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:42 pm

jcsuperstar wrote:hmmm i didnt know that, or remember that, about the balls... interesting.. i guess it wouldnt have matterd much to me as im not a fan of any sort of sport, so if i had learned that it woulda just be like; oh yeah, not gonna have to worry about that one...


Man i couldnt imaginge life without football. And i mean real football not soccer or rugby. NFL football. Go Raiders!!!

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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:16 pm

bodom_bad_boy wrote:
jcsuperstar wrote:hmmm i didnt know that, or remember that, about the balls... interesting.. i guess it wouldnt have matterd much to me as im not a fan of any sort of sport, so if i had learned that it woulda just be like; oh yeah, not gonna have to worry about that one...


Man i couldnt imaginge life without football. And i mean real football not soccer or rugby. NFL football. Go Raiders!!!

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Soccer is an abbreviated form of association not a sport itself
Rugby is not football, but has had football in its name due to the foundation of both sports
NFL is not football as it has the use of hands
Football is Foot ball 22 men running after a sack full of air trying to kick it with their FEET
All games have there origin in private schools in England
ps NFL is Rugby for wimps :jumping: anyone scared to scrape their knee gets bubble rapped and sent to US (hence the emigration :lol: )

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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:22 pm

Yeah its tough but they dont hit as hard as The NFL. If the NFL played without pads people would be dying left and right. There are still people suffering life threatening injuries, and paralysis on a regular basis in the NFL. These types of things dont happen in rugby.

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:35 pm

Dead athletes' brains show damage from concussions

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/01/26/at ... index.html

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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:40 pm

I could post more than a few big time hits from the NFL on youtube that would make you cry. I wanna see some from rugby that match the hitting of the NFL.

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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:45 pm

bodom_bad_boy wrote:Yeah its tough but they dont hit as hard as The NFL. If the NFL played without pads people would be dying left and right. There are still people suffering life threatening injuries, and paralysis on a regular basis in the NFL. These types of things dont happen in rugby.

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how much do you want to bet
there are constant calls for protection to be added to the kit, one player went to Switzerland to end his life due to being paralised in a training session http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/oct/1 ... witzerland, I broke my leg, collar bone, and arm dislocating my wrist and shoulder playing rugby, one of my friends broke 3 of his ribs and another has pins in his leg and can't play again, common injuries are concussion and broken bones . players injure themselves all the time http://www.sportsinjurybulletin.com/archive/rugby.php

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=01IUnC4HV ... re=related
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(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:47 pm

Manapa wrote:
bodom_bad_boy wrote:Yeah its tough but they dont hit as hard as The NFL. If the NFL played without pads people would be dying left and right. There are still people suffering life threatening injuries, and paralysis on a regular basis in the NFL. These types of things dont happen in rugby.

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how much do you want to bet
there are constant calls for protection to be added to the kit, one player went to Switzerland to end his life due to being paralised in a training session http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/oct/1 ... witzerland, I broke my leg, collar bone, and arm dislocating my wrist and shoulder playing rugby, one of my friends broke 3 of his ribs and another has pins in his leg and can't play again, common injuries are concussion and broken bones . players injure themselves all the time http://www.sportsinjurybulletin.com/archive/rugby.php


Yeah they happen, just not as often as in the NFL.

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Postby Cittasanto » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:52 pm

bodom_bad_boy wrote:Yeah they happen, just not as often as in the NFL.


if you say so
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(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Watching movies if you are a monk

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:55 pm

Manapa wrote:
bodom_bad_boy wrote:Yeah they happen, just not as often as in the NFL.


if you say so


Id like to see a rugby team and nfl team go head to head though. That would be a hell of hard hitting game! We'll call it a draw. There both tough as hell.

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Element » Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:04 am

NFL is clearly not the toughest. It is the fattest! Overweight wimps must wear helmets, shoulder pads and all sorts of protection to stop themselves from crying. Plus, they must take a rest every minute or so to catch their breath.

Rugby league is the toughest.

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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:37 am

league is the best union not so good
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(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Paul Davy » Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:40 am

Greetings,

Rugby League has lots of physical contact and frequent low-grade injuries, but if you want increased prevalence of high-grade injuries, you want Australian Rules Football.

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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:27 am

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,

Rugby League has lots of physical contact and frequent low-grade injuries, but if you want increased prevalence of high-grade injuries, you want Australian Rules Football.

Metta,
Retro. :)


I have never seen it, but have heard of it, yes I forgot about that one :cry:
ok you win retro, :computerproblem: now I'm going to hide behind a bunch of burly men. :jedi:
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Dhammanando » Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:36 am

Manapa wrote:league is the best union not so good


Rugby union "not so good"?! Pfft. You wouldn't say that if you were old enough to remember Gareth Edwards. Watch him score the greatest try in the history of the universe:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwCbG4I0QyA&feature=related


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See also Jonah Lomu bulldozing through the Lion's defence at the 1995 world cup:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvR8CsGcwyQ


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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:39 am

this is the closest i get to any sort of football

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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Ben » Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:42 am

Hi all

'Aussie Rules' has its roots in Gaelic Football and a game the aboriginal people of western Victoria played.
At its best it is a very fast moving and exciting game/ And for the players, not for the faint of heart.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_rules_football
Those who follow it in this part of the world have a religious zeal about the game.
I never got into it.
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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Element » Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:49 am

Dhammanando wrote:Rugby union "not so good"?! Pfft. You wouldn't say that if you were old enough to remember Gareth Edwards. Watch him score the greatest try in the history of the universe:

We watched these when we were children. We used to cried out innocently but with childish honesty: "They can't tackle!" :lol:

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Postby Cittasanto » Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:15 pm

Dhammanando wrote:
Manapa wrote:league is the best union not so good


Rugby union "not so good"?! Pfft. You wouldn't say that if you were old enough to remember Gareth Edwards. Watch him score the greatest try in the history of the universe:

And go wash your mouth out with soap. :jedi:


Just a league Man, not against union just prefer League
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby bodom » Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:27 pm

Hey all you Rugby fans, ya'll cant hit like this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCP8BapFhew
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Re: Different football codes - who are the toughest?

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Feb 01, 2009 7:32 pm

bodom_bad_boy wrote:Hey all you Rugby fans, ya'll cant hit like this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCP8BapFhew



Do they shout Pillow fight first?
all that padding must be like a little girls slumber party
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."


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