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Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Cricket has most strange definitions. Why there is a "silly point" there? And "silly mid off" and "silly mid on"? There are also all kinds of legs in the game.

•Square leg

•Short leg

•Long leg

•Fine leg

•Leg stump

•Deep square leg

 

Even a "square leg umpire" exist in the game.  :smileysurprised: :smileyvery-happy:

 

 

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Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Is that what you do for fun?

Torturing those poor little insects?

Throwing them helplessly back and forth and hitting them with sticks?

Next thing we know you'll tell us that you get points for pulling their legs off.

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Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Is that what you do for fun?

Torturing those poor little insects?

Throwing them helplessly back and forth and hitting them with sticks?

Next thing we know you'll tell us that you get points for pulling their legs off.

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Poor Jiminy...

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Mikki Miles wrote:

I assume we can state the same about american beer compared to european beer...

/me ducks and covers

 

No need to duck and cover; it's an accurate assessment. American beer has come a long way in the last thirty-odd years, but most of the good stuff is made in very small quantities compared to the big brands. The big brands, the ones consumed the most, are far worse than the mass-produced European beers I'm familiar with.

I have to add that I recoiled in horror upon learning that Budweiser was the main sponsor of FIFA. Have you all gone mad?

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Perrie Juran wrote:


Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Is that what you do for fun?

Torturing those poor little insects?

Throwing them helplessly back and forth and hitting them with sticks?

Next thing we know you'll tell us that you get points for pulling their legs off.

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:(
 
:(

You're right, of course. We ought to be ashamed of ourselves. We don't pull their legs off, but the whole object of the game is to hit cricket balls with a heavy piece of wood. I don't think it hurts them though :)

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Coby Foden wrote:


Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Cricket has most strange definitions. Why there is a "silly point" there? And "silly mid off" and "silly mid on"? There are also all kinds of legs in the game.

•Square leg

•Short leg

•Long leg

•Fine leg

•Leg stump

•Deep square leg

 

Even a "square leg umpire" exist in the game.  :smileysurprised: :smileyvery-happy:

 

 

Actually, cricket is quite a simple game. Here are the rules:-

You have two sides, one out in the field and one in. Each man that's in the side that's in goes out, and when he's out he comes in and the next man goes in until he's out. When they are all out, the side that's out comes in and the side that's been in goes out and tries to get those coming in, out.

Sometimes you get men still in and not out. When a man goes out to go in, the men who are out try to get him out, and when he is out he goes in and the next man in goes out and goes in.

There are two men called umpires who stay out all the time and they decide when the men who are in are out. When both sides have been in and all the men have been out, and both sides have been out twice after all the men have been in, including those who are not out, that is the end of the game!

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Coby Foden wrote:


Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Cricket has most strange definitions. Why there is a "silly point" there? And "silly mid off" and "silly mid on"? There are also all kinds of legs in the game.

•Square leg

•Short leg

•Long leg

•Fine leg

•Leg stump

•Deep square leg

 

Even a "square leg umpire" exist in the game.  :smileysurprised: :smileyvery-happy:

The answer to your questions is that players who are in those "silly" positions really are silly for being in them, because they are very close to where the cricket balls are hit and they risk getting hit by the balls. And cricket balls are very hard. Imagine standing 2 or 3 yards in front and to the side of the hitter in baseball when he's hitting those hard balls. That would be silly, but that's equivalent to where the players are when they're in those "silly" positions in cricket. See? It all makes sense :D

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Phil Deakins wrote:


Perrie Juran wrote:


Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Is that what you do for fun?

Torturing those poor little insects?

Throwing them helplessly back and forth and hitting them with sticks?

Next thing we know you'll tell us that you get points for pulling their legs off.

:(

 
:(
 
:(
 
:(
 
:(
 
:(

You're right, of course. We ought to be ashamed of ourselves. We don't pull their legs off, but the whole object of the game is to hit cricket balls with a heavy piece of wood. I don't think it hurts them though
:)

 

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Phil Deakins wrote:

 

Actually, cricket is quite a simple game. Here are the rules:-

Sometimes you get men still in and not out. When a man goes out to go in, the men who are out try to get him out, and when he is out he goes in and the next man in goes out and goes in.

That's a lot of traffic going on! In, out, in, out, in, out...

... and what about the spectators; are they having these during the cricket match?

Cricket snacks.jpg

 

 

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Phil Deakins wrote:


Perrie Juran wrote:


Phil Deakins wrote:

You all managed to miss the main meaning of the word 'pitch'. The piece of ground that cricket is played on is called a cricket pitch, or just the pitch. All other meanings of the word pale into insignificance by comparison.

Is that what you do for fun?

Torturing those poor little insects?

Throwing them helplessly back and forth and hitting them with sticks?

Next thing we know you'll tell us that you get points for pulling their legs off.

:(

 
:(
 
:(
 
:(
 
:(
 
:(

You're right, of course. We ought to be ashamed of ourselves. We don't pull their legs off, but the whole object of the game is to hit cricket balls with a heavy piece of wood. I don't think it hurts them though
:)

Who is in charge of making sure you only have male crickets? And how do they determine that?

I bet it hurts like the dickens.

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Phil Deakins wrote:

 

... the whole object of the game is to hit
cricket balls
with a heavy piece of wood. I don't think it hurts them though
:)

Who is in charge of making sure you only have
male crickets
?

roflmao.gif

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And now the facts... :matte-motes-nerdy: :matte-motes-big-grin:

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Coby Foden wrote:


Drake1 Nightfire wrote:


Phil Deakins wrote:

 

... the whole object of the game is to hit
cricket balls
with a heavy piece of wood. I don't think it hurts them though
:)

Who is in charge of making sure you only have
male crickets
?

roflmao.gif

---

And now the facts... :matte-motes-nerdy: :matte-motes-big-grin:


What next? 

Cricket porn?

Where will it all stop?

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Perrie Juran wrote:

 

What next? 

Cricket porn?

Where will it all stop?

Next is, ask Google: "how do crickets mate video"

(We can consider that video as a biology lesson.) :matte-motes-asleep-2:

It's apparent that the crickets do not mate while playing the cricket game as, according to what Phil said, it's apparent that only male crickets will be in the game.

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Coby Foden wrote:


Perrie Juran wrote:

 

What next? 

Cricket porn?

Where will it all stop?

Next is, ask Google: "
how do crickets mate video
"

(We can consider that video as a biology lesson.)
:matte-motes-asleep-2:

It's apparent that the crickets do not mate while playing the cricket game as, according to what Phil said, it's apparent that only male crickets will be in the game.

TY fo the biology lesson(s).

I had made the mistake of searching for videos of "Cricket Sex."

Next time I'll know better.  ;)

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