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“Hurt Locker” soccer?

May 24, 2010

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Blog Guy, I don’t know how I’m going to get through all this World Cup stuff. I’m already so bored by soccer. How about you?

Which kind are you talking about?

beckham 2 260There are different kinds of soccer?

Sure. There’s regular soccer, and then there’s that new Extreme Soccer, like they play in war zones and places like that.

I don’t think they have that here in the United States.

Yes they do, it’s called Second Amendment Soccer. You just have to know where to find the games.

Look, here’s an exhibition game in Afghanistan, featuring soccer legend David Beckham.

Do they use a soccer ball?

Yeah, but by the end of the game there’s nothing left of it, what with the machine guns, hand grenades, tear gas, land mines…

No way!

soccer beckham 3 260Way. Look here, Beckham is really enjoying himself.

But that’s certain death! I mean, he can just shoot the other players?

Yeah, but in fairness, for most of the game he’s blind-folded.

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Top: Britain’s soccer player David Beckham (R) is seen being shown a mounted Heavy Machine Gun on an Army Lynx helicopter by Lance Corporal Chandler during a visit to Camp Bastion, in Afghanistan, in this May 22, 2010 handout photograph. REUTERS/Corporal Barry Lloyd RLC/MOD/Crown Copyright/Handout

Middle: Beckham (C) is seen cocking a Heavy Machine Gun during his visit. REUTERS/Squadron Leader Neville Clayton/MOD/Crown Copyright/Handout

Bottom: Beckham is seen being shown some of the weapon systems used by front line troops during his visit. REUTERS/Squadron Leader Neville Clayton/MOD/Crown Copyright/Handout

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Thigh high boots… definitely…
eye masks… definitely….
whips… definitely…
cloaks… umm… lemme think… maybe… CG would look good with one…
ooohh and motorbikes…. a sleek black one.. that has my name written all over it…. in dazzling red… ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Exactly Spin.. no catsuits.. I am not anorexic…
I cant remember tat movie where Charlize Theron played a futuristic assassin…
She had good clothes… umm.. suit…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Shra, I think you’re thinking of the movie “Monster.” Yeah, she looked great.
http://www.imdb.com/media/rm332242176/tt 0340855

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Hope you ladies don’t mind… Imma just listen in on this conversation here. Interested to see what you come up with.

Liking the thigh-high boots idea.

Just sayin. ;)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

Basler.. dont be such a duuuuuuude “Dumb and Dumber style” … I was referring to
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0402022/

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Crowgirl already owns an awesome cloak. We’d have to have them custom made though. Shra and I wouldn’t be able to walk in cloaks that long.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive
 

I know Nurse.. thats why I aint wearing one.. :P
Moreover, they seem cumbersome to me.. esp when I am riding my lovely se*y bike… ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

We had cloak rooms too, unca. I assumed that it was just a phrase though as none of us actually wore cloaks to school.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive
 

CrowGirl does have an awesome cloak, kindly donated by an ex. Also custom made, because let’s face it a cloak that fit Shra and KN would be about knee length on me. :/

The posh school near me wore cloaks. And hats. I guess they made use of their cloak rooms.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

Unca, I’m amazed you think so highly of me! Unfortunately this lady is now down one tooth. Luckily it’s in the back where nobody can see it!

As for my costume, I already have one. It’s similar to the kind Electra wears. Only in black and it’s a little more skimpy. Might need a cloak for those cold nights though.

Talking about cloak rooms makes me think back to Little House on the Prairie. Ahh I loved that show!

:)

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive
 

I shall consider that point your made. The world is a safer and more stylish place with the advent of the OSU!

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