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Jan 31, 2013
 
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>I see it the exact opposite. I think the fact that she felt the need to try to make that chick feel stupid says she got rattled. She's on Bourbon Street on Superbowl week and got pissed off that a drunk fan got into her shot? Really? You don't want drunks in your shot, stay off Bourbon Street. As far as what she said, I thought it was funny.
Once again you and I are on oppopsite sides of the fence. Can we at least agree that water is wet? It would be a start.

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Sam I Am wrote:
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You said "Banning something because it's potentially dangerous. Whether it's dangerous for you or dangerous for me should be irrelevant." That really sounds like you are stating your position. Would you like to clarify? Do you agree that there is a difference between activities that pose a risk to oneself and activities that pose a risk to others?
My "position" was sarcasm. I'll try to go slower.

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About the broadcaster in New Orleans, I'm with Tonka. I think she was very rattled, spoiled and very unprofessional.

I was disappointed, too, because it wasn't funny and I was looking for funny b/c Tonka said it was funny.

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Sam I Am wrote:
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Once again you and I are on oppopsite sides of the fence. Can we at least agree that water is wet? It would be a start.
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Jan 31, 2013
 
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>I see it the exact opposite. I think the fact that she felt the need to try to make that chick feel stupid says she got rattled. She's on Bourbon Street on Superbowl week and got pissed off that a drunk fan got into her shot? Really? You don't want drunks in your shot, stay off Bourbon Street. As far as what she said, I thought it was funny.
This looks like a "What Not to Do" lesson from a freshman level journalism class. Yeah, it was probably the 50th time she got interrupted and she was frustrated. That's why you shouldn't try to shoot a news segment in the middle of the night on Drunk Boulevard. Poor decision to shoot it there, and tacky, malicious response.
I hope this was her one and only shot at breaking out from her traffic gig.

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Jan 31, 2013
 
I don't really feel strongly enough for a double-post. Computer is being goofy.

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Toj wrote:
I think she was very rattled, spoiled and very unprofessional.
I agree.
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edogxxx wrote:
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My "position" was sarcasm. I'll try to go slower.
Backpedaling due to demonstrated inconsistency....

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Once again you and I are on oppopsite sides of the fence. Can we at least agree that water is wet? It would be a start.
Just water?

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#79451
Jan 31, 2013
 
Any activity that poses a risk to the participant, poses a risk to the spectator, golf probably more so.

I would be curious to know of an activity that only poses a risk to the participant and not the spectator.

Monster trucks?
Xtreme snowmobile?
Down hill skiing?
NASCAR?
Any one of those things can potentially harm the fans when things go out of control.

Hell, even fly fishing is potentially dangerous to the spectator.

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Jan 31, 2013
 
RACE wrote:
Any activity that poses a risk to the participant, poses a risk to the spectator, golf probably more so.
I would be curious to know of an activity that only poses a risk to the participant and not the spectator.
Monster trucks?
Xtreme snowmobile?
Down hill skiing?
NASCAR?
Any one of those things can potentially harm the fans when things go out of control.
Hell, even fly fishing is potentially dangerous to the spectator.
Maybe that guy who parachuted from space? I suppose he could have landed on somebody, but the odds seem very remote, especially compared to the risk to himself
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Jan 31, 2013
 
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<quoted text>Just water?
You cheeky monkey.

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#79454
Jan 31, 2013
 
True, but the odds of an occurrence happening are not part of the equation, only does the possibility (no matter how remotely) exist that another person could be harmed.

I was thinking of gymnastics, but a bad dismount can send a gymnast catapulting into the bleachers...
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Maybe that guy who parachuted from space? I suppose he could have landed on somebody, but the odds seem very remote, especially compared to the risk to himself
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Jan 31, 2013
 
RACE wrote:
Any activity that poses a risk to the participant, poses a risk to the spectator, golf probably more so.
I would be curious to know of an activity that only poses a risk to the participant and not the spectator.
Monster trucks?
Xtreme snowmobile?
Down hill skiing?
NASCAR?
Any one of those things can potentially harm the fans when things go out of control.
Hell, even fly fishing is potentially dangerous to the spectator.
Curling. While a curler could slip on the ice and injure himself/herself, considering all spectators are behind a wall/outside the rink, and the 40 lb. stone which is slid across the ice and not thrown travels at 4.5 mph or less, I am curious as to a scenario in which a curler could injure a spectator. That would be quite a sight.

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Sam I Am wrote:
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You cheeky monkey.
My friend who I went to Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder with last fall just emailed me last night. He got tix to Wrigley. Not for me, but him and the Missus-to-be are taking a long weekend for the show.

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A curler uses a stick to push the rock. That stick could slip out of their hand and poke someone's eye out.

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Jan 31, 2013
 
what about those broom dudes, they could get injured. ever have a 40lb rock roll over your foot?

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Backpedaling due to demonstrated inconsistency....
I was turning your own argument around on you and you agreed it was hypocritical.

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Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text> My friend who I went to Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder with last fall just emailed me last night. He got tix to Wrigley. Not for me, but him and the Missus-to-be are taking a long weekend for the show.
Tell him to enjoy boystown!

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