Thursday, March 23, 2006

More Commonwealth Games fun

Imagine a game that resembles basketball, but:

1. Has no dribbling
2. Has no backboard
3. Has a goalkeeper
4. Allows absolutely no contact
5. Oh, and the women who play the sport must wear unflattering dresses ....

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Then you'd have netball, one of the four team sports contested at this year's Commonwealth Games.

7 Comments:

Blogger cornhuskerblogger said...

if the Special Olympics was open for nations to compete in, it'd be called the Commonwealth Games

7:22 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

I tried once to make a basket in the backboardless insanity... I was no good... no good at all...

9:08 AM  
Blogger Schmutz said...

Those uniforms look like the gym uniforms we were required to wear when I was in high school. They are no more attractive now then they were then.

1:16 PM  
Blogger Middle Kid said...

Schmutz, are you a girl????

2:54 PM  
Blogger Schmutz said...

m.k. - don't coaches use those words to motivate players?

8:54 PM  
Blogger Middle Kid said...

What? You're not a girl, but your gym teacher made you wear a dress? That's messed up!

10:30 PM  
Blogger oldest kid said...

I was watching Ballykiss Angel the other day and they were playing some sort of weird game with a net and throwing a ball around. It must have been netball! I'd never heard of it.

11:12 PM  

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