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Old 07-02-2007, 11:19 AM
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this may be the most unpopular thing ever stated on OSO but....I don't find sailboat racing that boring. In fact, I find the maneuvering before the start WAY more interesting and exciting than a bunch of cars going in a circle. Race anything on the water, and it will hold my attention.
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Old 07-02-2007, 11:27 AM
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this may be the most unpopular thing ever stated on OSO but....I don't find sailboat racing that boring. In fact, I find the maneuvering before the start WAY more interesting and exciting than a bunch of cars going in a circle. Race anything on the water, and it will hold my attention.
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to be honest i agree with you. Americas Cup racing is some of the most competitive and technical (on many levels) racing you ever will see. (i still have no desire to sail a boat though ) an watching once every four years is enough for me
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NOTHING BORING ABOUT DIS!!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tg6R...elated&search=
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cp0Pl...elated&search=

THERE'S JUST SOMETHING ABOUT 8000 HP

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Old 07-02-2007, 11:52 AM
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People always say boat racing.

I gotta say, I was at a sports bar earlier and they had on DRAG racing........yawn. That is the dumbest shiit to watch on TV. Run for 5 seconds, wrench for 8 hours, run for 5 seconds, wrench again.

Useless waste of TV time and SPONSORS are everywhere.

I can see the excitement of ACTUALLY RACING, but TV, jeez.....
How can you say it's boring? They dont show the "8 hours of wrenching" do they? No, you see pass after 5 second pass.
I'll watch just about any racing on TV, as long as it's motorized. Probably the most frustrating to watch is Drag boats. They spend a lot of time spotlighting the top fuel guys, and they make way too much power, and they rarely make a good fast pass. Top Alcohol guys are way more consistent.
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Probably the most frustrating to watch is Drag boats. They spend a lot of time spotlighting the top fuel guys, and they make way too much power, and they rarely make a good fast pass. Top Alcohol guys are way more consistent
I agree, but when you see a good pass,it has a big wow factor! after first round elimination TFH, everything else seems slow even though it is not!
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Drag Racing Rocks! Top Fuel, Funny Car and Super Stock are my favorites!

In person Drag racing is even better! To watch anything going from stand still to over 300 mph in 3 seconds.... come on... If you like motor sports you can't NOT like drag racing...
Not true. I love motorsports, and I have been to the Gator Nationals, but DRAG racing is just boring.
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Not true. I love motorsports, and I have been to the Gator Nationals, but DRAG racing is just boring.
Drag Racing rulz!!!! u crakhead

Maybe belt sander racing is more your speed
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Race anything on the water, and it will hold my attention.
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Indy and F1 are why too boring. Nascar is a little better. They're all better in real life though.
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this may be the most unpopular thing ever stated on OSO but....I don't find sailboat racing that boring. In fact, I find the maneuvering before the start WAY more interesting and exciting than a bunch of cars going in a circle. Race anything on the water, and it will hold my attention.
I'd watch America's Cup sailing over nascar any day.

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