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#71865 - 12/02/08 08:31 AM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: cgeorg]
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Getting the ice and snow out of your satellite dish can be a pain. And, I really don't understand the technical expert telling me to throw a snowball at it. But, it worked.

180fury, I bet bird shot would have done it too.



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#71873 - 12/02/08 09:33 AM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: Dennis Michael]
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Dennis,
See,..those techies in Idaho know a few things besides growing potatoes. Could have chucked a tater at it too I guess.

As for the bird shot, maybe a #8 shot.. keep those holes small...lol.
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#71878 - 12/02/08 10:31 AM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: cgeorg]
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Guys, I'm not knocking him for being HUMAN, lol :-) We're all human and all talk like that! I'm saying the fact they decide to broadcast that it the issue.
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#71879 - 12/02/08 10:43 AM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: eastwest]
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This is NOT a Human response, that would just be to show disappoitment. It is a learned response to use specific language, that is not appropriate over the airwaves.

But, the program is taking a risk that this will happen if they keep the mics on.

Sorry. We don't all talk like that.
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#71880 - 12/02/08 10:55 AM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: Dennis Michael]
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Originally Posted By: Dennis Michael
This is NOT a Human response, that would just be to show disappoitment. It is a learned response to use specific language, that is not appropriate over the airwaves.

But, the program is taking a risk that this will happen if they keep the mics on.

Sorry. We don't all talk like that.


Thank you, Dennis thumbsup. You beat me to it.
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#71881 - 12/02/08 11:10 AM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: Dennis Michael]
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I'm not so sure ESPN "decided" to broadcast that. Its a live telecast, and the word in question happened to be picked up by a live mic.
I think that the Sunday show is repeated on Monday on ESPN 2, and although I did not see it Monday, I bet that little comment by Simard it was edited out.
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#71889 - 12/02/08 12:13 PM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: Tim Gerard]
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Heh, ok after this post I'm done with this thread. I can't seem to make myself clear here without receiving fire.

1) I don't swear when I bowl. Some guys do, and that's ok. It doesn't bother me PERSONALLY, I just think it's bad for bowling to be on TV.

2) Emotions are natural, and all humans are emotional. Emotions and words are two different things. Again, I feel the words being pipe through the mics is a bad decision by ESPN.

3) Hope everyone's dish troubles are resolved.

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#71899 - 12/02/08 01:23 PM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: eastwest]
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Originally Posted By: eastwest
Emotions are natural, and all humans are emotional.


millions of high school students will disagree with you on that (and would be wrong, of course). a lot of people in high school take fire sometimes for being "emo," but usually those who do exemplify it.

on another note, i try not to swear while bowling as it is a junior league, but i am usually muttering under my breath and usually at how terrible and out of focus the last shot was when i do. Probably not the best method for regrouping, hopefully when i get that book Focused for Bowling i will be able to change it.


EDIT: Finally, i am not a bracket donor anymore grin


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#71902 - 12/02/08 01:44 PM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: eastwest]
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Originally Posted By: eastwest



2) Emotions are natural, and all humans are emotional. Emotions and words are two different things. Again, I feel the words being pipe through the mics is a bad decision by ESPN.





No fire intended eastwest..

I don't think ESPN consciously decided to let swearing be "piped"
through the mics. Its something that slipped through. They should have a 7 second delay to nip that stuff in the bud. Maybe they don't for bowling because they don't view it as a threat for swearing, or acting badly, and its a Live broadcast. If they do have a delay,..then someone is asleep at the wheel.

I have also heard swearing in all the other sports as well. They are Live events, and I imagine its hard to catch a swear word before its broadcasted over the air.
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#71906 - 12/02/08 02:17 PM Re: More swearing on ESPN... [Re: Tim Gerard]
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Originally Posted By: Tim Gerard
I have also heard swearing in all the other sports as well. They are Live events, and I imagine its hard to catch a swear word before its broadcasted over the air.


This. And not only do they pick up the language sometimes, you sometimes see unprofessional action from these "professionals" in other sports. Pitcher gives up 7 runs, sometimes he walks away quietly. Sometimes he punches coolers, throws things in the dugout, breaks a bat, yells at himself or his teammates in misdirected anger and no one bats an eye. That's just him "letting off steam".

Bowler says "GD" or the dreaded F bomb on TV and people want to hang him for being unprofessional. Sorry, but if I had children, I'd much rather them say a harmless word that people arbitrarily consider a "curse word" than to start punching or throwing things if they don't perform well. Words don't hurt people. Things being thrown can. The next time someone says "son of a b" after leaving a 10 pin on your league, be glad. He could've been like a baseball pitcher "letting off steam" and started throwing equipment.

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