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View Poll Results: Whay do you think of the X-Games?
The coolest thing in sports 4 26.67%
Great for the kids 1 6.67%
I could take them or leave them 6 40.00%
The biggest waste of TV coverage and time 4 26.67%
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Old 07-27-06, 06:28 AM   #1
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X-Games, Cool or Stupid?

What do you think of the X-Games?
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Old 07-27-06, 06:46 AM   #2
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You forgot the "what are the x-games" option.

Is that the crazy Japanese game show redubbed in English to make it hilarious?
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Old 07-27-06, 06:58 AM   #3
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I like Freestyle MX & Step-Up. When Travis Pastrana launched his bike in to the bay a few years ago was the coolest. It's a shame he got fined for it.
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http://www.travis-pastrana.com/
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Old 07-27-06, 07:37 AM   #6
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I think they are cool. I also think that some of those guys are nuts too. More power to them. I'd rather watch bmx tricks than baseball or football.
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It just doesn't click with me. I think BMX and trialing is great to watch, really amazing things they can do, but live in person is they only way to see it properly. There's too much stuff on TV that just doesn't come off interestingly. I also think theres too much crap in the Olys too. Seems like they're handing out way too many medals.
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don't like the choices.

I like watching the X Games, I don't like seeing reruns of it for the next three months
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Old 07-27-06, 09:13 AM   #9
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You forgot the "what are the x-games" option.

Is that the crazy Japanese game show redubbed in English to make it hilarious?
NO NO! That's MXC! http://mxc.moonfruit.com/

and http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0364843/
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Old 07-27-06, 10:01 AM   #10
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I think it's cool, but I can take it or leave it. It is more interesting to watch than the TdF though.
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Old 07-27-06, 11:38 AM   #11
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I think its cool, something for kids who do this type of stuff as an outlet or something to reach for.
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Old 07-27-06, 11:43 AM   #12
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I wish they'd brodcast xtreme downhill mtbing events.
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I enjoy all the cross sports. Extreme Moto-Cross, Snow-cross, Ski-cross, Snowboard-cross, and the extreme BMX.

I was really impressed with the ladies Snowboard-cross because of their aggressive block passes and taking each other out.
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I think I enjoyed yelling "don't **** up, it ell hurt" at the guy from the CBS early show when I saw him in SF cruizing down the street louge track for a news piece about the X games. Do I enjoy them otherwise? Nope. No cable.
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it is something to watch. they would be AWSOME if mountaincross was in them it is something interesting to watch on tv rather then the news.. .. ..
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don't like the choices.

I like watching the X Games, I don't like seeing reruns of it for the next three months
I do, I always miss multiple events.

I like the x-games. More so than...well...anything. I hate the olympics, outdated and boring. I enjoy watching the bmx, skating and mx. Heck even the speed rock climbing is awesome
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it is something to watch. they would be AWSOME if mountaincross was in them it is something interesting to watch on tv rather then the news.. .. ..
I wouldn't know the difference, I've only seen it live. I suppose my earlier post made it sound like I yelled at my TV like an idiot or something, but I was indeed there about 6 or 8 years ago watching the louger's haul ass down The Great Highway.
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Old 07-27-06, 04:45 PM   #18
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i like watching talented athletes compete. i like the x games.
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I've been able to watch it in-person in Carson, CA, and it's pretty awesome. Especially, the freestyle MX... Travis Pastrana is a god when you see his motorcycle jumping live.
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I am for them, though it would be good if they gave a little more money to the competitors, than just raking in the advertising dollars for themselves (I competed back in the first Australian X-games 1998 on the Gold Coast in Queensland).
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