Re: Mas Y Mas

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That's oddly compelling.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:10 AM
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There should be a mixed doubles version, like tennis.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:13 AM
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Can't watch the video. What is it?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:29 AM
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3: an unusual sport.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:30 AM
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You pretty much see the whole sport from the still photo. They're holding a stick with and the winner is apparently the person who pulls the stick away from the other.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:30 AM
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My dog liked to play that sport.
5- Or who pulls the other person over to there side, based on the first contest.


Posted by: SP | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:32 AM
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Two ways to win.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:32 AM
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And if nobody can pull somebody over the line or get the stick in 60 minutes of regulation play, they take turns throwing the stick at each others' heads.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:33 AM
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Here is a phrase to type into google:
"Indian leg wrestling"

The results include a video labelled womens' crossfit.


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:37 AM
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This is essentially tug o' war, distilled down to its pure essence.


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:42 AM
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10: war?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:44 AM
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Tug.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:45 AM
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Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:46 AM
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MAS appears to be capitalised. Is it the Spanish adverb, or an acronym for something like "Moderately Asinine Sport"?


Posted by: chris y | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 6:55 AM
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Man Against Stick


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:02 AM
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Not to go all Standpipey, but I can't tell if that's a joke or not.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:03 AM
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Moby Against Standpipe


Posted by: MAE | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:05 AM
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Anyhow, obviously the name is derived from mas tard'yhyy.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:06 AM
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Somebody should put those courts in bars instead of dart boards.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:06 AM
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Wow - Yakut origin, apparently?


Posted by: Minivet | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:07 AM
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What? No! I'm only like ten hours into my project to practice darts for 10,000 hours.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:07 AM
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kabaddi kabaddi kabaddi kabaddi


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:35 AM
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Related to the "Eskimo Stick Pull" (a favourite of teenage boys, I suppose) featured at the World Eskimo Indian Olympics (thank you Wikipedia!)

Looks, let's not diss minority sports here. They give a competitive outlet for those of us not good enough to compete in real sports.


Posted by: W. Breeze | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 7:46 AM
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22: I was sure it was going to be kabaddi before the embed showed up.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 8:01 AM
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I look forward to Ferret Legging making it into the Olympics.


Posted by: togolosh | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 8:30 AM
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What was the name of that old Southern game where two men lock arms and kick each other in the shins until one falls down?


Posted by: Minivet | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 3:23 PM
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26: "Republican Senate primary".


Posted by: knecht ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 3:44 PM
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26: I believe it is called Shin Kicking.


Posted by: MHPH | Link to this comment | 07-16-14 4:03 PM
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