Actually worth watching the golf

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Arch, 23 Jul 2007.

  1. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Location:
    Salford, UK
    Don't normally watch sport, but yesterday turned it on and, waiting to see what was on next, left it on while the presentation of the cup was made. Having endured that, and decided that really, sportsmen shouldn't be allowed to make speeches, but should just get on with what they're good at, it was made worth the wait by hearing that chap's young son, say, on being shown the Claret Jug:

    "Can we put ladybirds in it?"

    Fantastic piece of child logic :biggrin:. I think every sporting trophy should be used to house insects. Bumblebee colony in the FA cup? Centipede racetrack round the edge of the Wimbledon plate?
     
  2. mosschops2

    mosschops2 New Member

    Location:
    Nottingham
    Goldfish in the premier league trophy?
     
  3. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    lab rats in the tdf winner's trophy?:biggrin:
     
  4. Disgruntled Goat

    Disgruntled Goat New Member

    Sorry 'golf' and 'sportsmen'? I'm confused.
     
  5. mosschops2

    mosschops2 New Member

    Location:
    Nottingham
  6. Yorkshireman

    Yorkshireman New Member

    Toss up between golf and tennis for me. Don't understand the scoring on either (at least with cricket someone runs about a bit occasionally), the one redeeming thing with tennis are the attractive (well - some of them) fit, agile, young wimmin, though some of them are a bit noisy with all that grunting thing (wonder if they are as noisy in ...:biggrin: oops! ... mind wandering again:rolleyes:
     
  7. twowheelsgood

    twowheelsgood Senior Member

    Location:
    Zurich Switzerland
    Should have watched the F1, uncharacteristically exciting it was. And Murray walker back on R5!

    Actually as a cyclist, I find cycling, particularly TdF one of the most boring sports to watch. Which should ensure I get lynched here.
     
  8. OP
    OP
    Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Location:
    Salford, UK
    Hey! We could be onto something here. I spy a coffee table book idea:

    "Sports trophies as animal habitats"
     
  9. sheddy

    sheddy Guru

    Location:
    Suffolk
    I watch the tdf on TV mainly for the scenery and the aerial landscapes
     
  10. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Location:
    Nogland

    Moi aussi! :biggrin:
    Too bad the wine, cheese, pate, and bread isn't close at hand - for the entire duration! :biggrin:
     
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