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Discussion: ESPN...seriously??

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March 22, 2020
OZ40
438 posts
ESPN...seriously??
Okay guys, I know sports to televise are scarce as hen's teeth but while scanning the channels this morning ESPN was televising the 51st Stone Skipping Championships from Windemere Beach! I can just here the colocr commentators now....'oh tough conditions here today folks, a little chop on the pond'! Do the competitors have uniforms with sponsors names and logos all over them???
March 22, 2020
DaveDowell
Men's 65
2719 posts
OZ ... When you finish watching that, the ESPN.com site has a nice video on the Plastic Cup Stacking Championships, the World Sign Spinning Championships (like the Progressive Insurance signs), the Cherry Pit Spitting Championships, National Puppy Day and a computer simulation of this year's canceled March Madness Basketball Tourney ... Seriously, I am NOT kidding on any of those offerings! ... Enjoy!
March 22, 2020
B.J.
679 posts
OZ...Dang it ... I forgot to set the VCR... hopefully they will have a re-run
March 22, 2020
OZ40
438 posts
Full contact Parcheesi? Regional knuckle-cracking semi-finals? Amateur Blueberry Speed-picking finals?......
March 22, 2020
garyheifner
597 posts
I watched these and more. The competitions were ELECTRIC.

Easily as good as a good softball game!!!!
March 22, 2020
OZ40
438 posts
I kid you not, at this very moment ESPN2 has Marble Racing on !!! Seriously, I'm not kidding!
March 23, 2020
Monty33
Men's 40
5 posts
Hey B.J., I am guessing a VCR is like today's DVRs? Just kidding, we all know that one old guy, like Timmy Mac, that still owns a VCR.
March 23, 2020
AJC
Men's 60
135 posts
Im going to program my VCR to record those as soon as my favorite song gets done playing on my 8 track player.
March 24, 2020
Wood_1966
Men's 50
48 posts
If you have watch the movie Dodgeball, you will remember the joke in the movie that the tournament was televised on ESPN 8 - The Ocho. ESPN was having some fun during these tough times by converting ESPN 2 over to The Ocho for some fun and levity. That is why all the sports were crazy, like Death Diving and Dodge-Juggle....

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