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Re: OT: Football [Was: Re: [Bug-gnubg] strange python message in no gui

From: Øystein O Johansen
Subject: Re: OT: Football [Was: Re: [Bug-gnubg] strange python message in no gui version]
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 11:47:56 +0200

> > As a Norwegian, I'm still in shock that Norway didn't even qualify.
> > ;-)
> >
> But don't you support your neighbours, like in the Eurovision Song
> Contest? Or is the rivalry too deep? I always support Scotland and
> Ireland when they qualify.

Yes, of course I do. I must admit I didn't see any of the two matches
yesterday, since mondays are the backgammon day, and I was busy playing
backgammon. I guess I will see the rest of the matches of Denmark and
Sweden. I saw the England - France match.

> Personally I'd cheer for Sweden, but Norway is another story :-)
> They play or have played some terrible boring old-style English
> kick'n'rush football betting on some huge Norwegian attacker winning
> the air duels.

In some kind of way I can understand you. It's not really entertaining.
It has improved over the years since Egil "Drillo" Olsen was the
coatch, but you still see the boring football. It's like seeing
Karpov winning a chess game. Strong moves, but really boring!

> Actually I watched the Denmark - Italy match on Norwegian TV2,
> because the Danish commentators are lame.


**looking up the paper to see who commented yesterdays match**

Svein Graf and Lars Bohinen? There is only one good football
commentator in Norway: Arne Scheie! He knows everything about

> The Norwegian ones were more neutral and less excited.

I believe that!  I guess the two norwegians was just as boring
as drying paint. The best thing is actually to see the match at
a "quiet" pub, and let the man next to you do the commenting.
Works fine!

> I watched Sweden - Bulgaria on Swedish TV4 as the
> Danish commentators were totally over-excited, making it almost
> unbearable to watch :-)

What? The danes are more excited that the swedes when sweden is


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