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Discussion: Curling?

in: Swampfox; Swampfox > 2018-02-10

Feb 11, 2018 9:16 PM # 
Might not pass the test as well as ice dancing.
Feb 12, 2018 12:02 AM # 
It is hard not to make comparisons with shuffleboard.

I had forgotten about curling until you mentioned it here. Do you think there is any chance corps squad curling has made its appearance yet? That might be a good indicator that the Corps has.
Feb 14, 2018 4:35 PM # 
I don't even know what to say to that., it's such a horrifying thought I don't think the Corps has quite that much, yet. Cell phones were a giant step in that direction, though.
Feb 14, 2018 4:44 PM # 
I heard that these days upperclassmen go around to plebes' rooms and serve them ice cream on R-Day. That would seem to be some kind of a sign.
Feb 15, 2018 5:22 AM # 
Well, Jon just read that big Army has suspended the requirement to throw a grenade the minimum distance in Basic. Apparently kids don't grow up throwing balls any more, and they just don't have time to teach everyone to throw a grenade to standard...
Feb 15, 2018 6:31 AM # 
No doubt in event of conflict, a flag of truce could be arranged, just like in the old days, and enemy soldiers could be brought over to instruct our soldiers in the art of grenade throwing.
Feb 15, 2018 8:51 PM # 
If you needed to throw a grenade, and it went less than the minimum distance, that seems like it could be really bad. Can't they make grenades shaped like frisbees or something?
Feb 16, 2018 2:22 AM # 
Oh, my! That could produce a new wrinkle in ultimate frisbee, which tends to be a once-a-week teambuilding event among many military units.

Then again, it sounds like the young'uns may not be so sporting any PT may become online gaming rather than opportunities to meet upon the fields of friendly strife.

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