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Now on ESPN: Cup-Stacking championships!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BigRed, Aug 17, 2007.

  1. BigRed

    BigRed Active Member

    I was watching a Baseball Tonight rerun just now when I accidentally happened on one of the strangest thing I've ever seen: world-championship cup-stacking (or speed stacking, as the cool kids put it).
    This is unbelievable. Who thinks this crap is a sport?
    By the way, it's on ESPN right now - and they are taking it waaay too seriously.
    I mean, this stuff makes the hot-dog eating championships look like Wimbledon.
  2. MartinEnigmatica

    MartinEnigmatica Active Member

    An interesting skill to have. Not a sport, to me. But it's been standardized, picked up at schools, sort of the pogs of the new millenium:

  3. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge Active Member

    The world champion, a girl from Minnesota was on Craig Ferguson last night. This has actually been pretty popular (as far as I could tell) in some High schools for at least 5 years.
  4. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    What, no jacks championships yet?
  5. MartinEnigmatica

    MartinEnigmatica Active Member

    I wonder if this will replace curling as a winter Olympics sport.
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Hey, it's better than flashing gang signs in the hallway.

    When you think about it...

    How stupid are jumping rope, jaxs and hopscotch when you see them for the first time?

    Stack away kids.
  7. Pilot

    Pilot Active Member

    Sorry, no defense for this stuff.

    ESPN just plays this crap so "Cheap Seats: It's back" has some tape to use in 2095.
  8. joe

    joe Active Member

    Makes me long for tractor pulls.
  9. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    You get a hard on for tractor pulls?
  10. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Honestly I would rather get one hour of cup stacking if it means 46 hours of NBA draft coverage instead of 47 hours.
  11. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Mein Gott in Himmel.

    Can we pick a specific point in the space-time continuum when ESPN jumped the shark?
  12. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Has anyone ever seen World Championship Scrabble on ESPN2? I have, and while it's incredibly boring, it's also ... incredibly boring.
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