Re: college and NFL rules
- From: sull1927@xxxxxxxxxxxx (J. Hugh Sullivan)
- Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2005 13:11:20 GMT
On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 17:28:08 -0400, "Edward M. Kennedy"
>"J. Hugh Sullivan" <sull1927@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote
>>>> Why should the clock continue to run when the sticks are being moved?
>>>For the same reason it keeps running when the official is moving the
>>>ball at the end of each play?
>>>Usually, the sticks get moved well-before the offense is ready to run
>>>another play anyway. If there is an undue or exceptional delay in moving
>>>the sticks, one that delays the offense running a play, then the ref can
>>>call 'time out' for that delay.
>> You may be on to something. If the game was shorter the young people
>> of today would not drive to the next bar half as drunk as they do
>> I am constantly amazed that so many young people of today are so
>> mentally crippled that they have to have a crutch (get drunk) to have
>Yeah, we didn't drink at all in the 70's and 80's
>when the drinking age was 18, and no one in college
>got carded, and we could by beer in the stadium.
>We even snuck a keg in once.
>What a brilliant observation, dude.
My point was not about drinking, it was about getting drunk. My two
sons kept the distilleries working nights in the 80s. One is now a
teetotaller but the other went to UK and if you follow UK football I
But I am from the 40s when we didn't need a drunken crutch. I expect
much less from later generations and they seldom disappoint me.
Drinking is okay - becoming even stupider is not.
>> I always have so much fun that I seldom get around to having more
>> than 1 drink and I don't have to wait for the horse to urinate (beer)
>> to have one.
>The problem is you cannot count. Lord only knows how
>much you drink.
My wife can count. So can my son and d-i-l when we're in FL.
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