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Old 12-11-2014, 08:44 PM
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Bloomberg gets it wrong

Has anyone read the story by Julia Ma saying that our sport is "expired"?

Link:http://www.businessweek.com/articles...expired-sports
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Old 12-11-2014, 08:53 PM
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Has anyone read the story by Julia Ma saying that our sport is "expired"?

Link:http://www.businessweek.com/articles...expired-sports
Obviously she didn't do her homework and is getting read the riot act by disc golfers in the comments. I doubt she cares though. Someone with such sloppy jouralistic habits isn't concerned with such minor matters as accuracy and ethics.

Nevertheless, I'm glad she's wrong.
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Old 12-11-2014, 08:58 PM
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Holy ****, I know the guy in the picture on the article. Pretty sure the pic was taken at an event I ran. The author will be disappointed to find out that he still plays quite a bit.
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Old 12-11-2014, 09:06 PM
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Not to mention, she claims Bunjee Jumping was invented at Oxford.

It actually was started in the South Pacific using vines.....

Pesky research and facts!!!!
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Old 12-11-2014, 09:11 PM
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Old 12-11-2014, 10:25 PM
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I'm pretty sure Jai Alai is still a thing also.
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Old 12-11-2014, 11:11 PM
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yeah who does she think she is, lumping us in with those fruit booters!
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Old 12-11-2014, 11:12 PM
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It's like 2 different people wrote the article, or the author decided she was too lazy to pursue "humor" after the first 2 entries
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Old 12-11-2014, 11:19 PM
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Good grief what a lazy piece from a terrible journalist. Wikipedia research at best and no actual interviews from participants or experts.
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Old 12-11-2014, 11:40 PM
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Wow.

I'm not sure I'd trust this person flippin burgers at the local McD's.

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Good grief what a lazy piece from a terrible journalist. Wikipedia research at best and no actual interviews from participants or experts.
Wikipedia would be offended.
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