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#209470 - 02/08/13 09:36 PM Re: Football? [Re: BranShea]
Tromboniator Offline
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
"Then get a shot"
Get a shot? When he gives one? I ain't askin', I'm just askin'.

It's simple: Faldage's "get a shot " means "obtain a photo" (or "take a picture"). If the player "gets a shot" or "has a shot," he has an opportunity to score, whether or not he takes the shot. If he scores, he makes the shot. Generally a doctor or nurse gives a shot, in which case the recipient gets a shot. See? Simple! So you could get a shot of the player getting a shot after getting a shot. Or the other way round.

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#209471 - 02/08/13 09:46 PM Re: Football? [Re: Tromboniator]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Loc: Vermont
Originally Posted By: Tromboniator
The photo on the right should be labeled Elbowegg.


heh
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#209472 - 02/08/13 10:46 PM Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
jenny jenny Offline
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Registered: 06/05/10
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Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi
See BranShe? This is what you get for you a foreigner questioning that last bastion of American malehood i.e.
American Football
Gee, BranShe, that's all they have left. frown

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#209473 - 02/09/13 09:27 AM Re: Football? [Re: jenny jenny]
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that's all they have left

Please then might I sell it to somebody else. I'll take five bucks or best offer.
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#209474 - 02/09/13 09:39 AM Re: Football? [Re: jenny jenny]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Originally Posted By: jenny jenny
See BranShe? This is what you get for you a foreigner questioning that last bastion of American malehood i.e.
American Football
Gee, BranShe, that's all they have left. frown


but, I'm an American, and I started this thread....
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#209487 - 02/10/13 12:03 PM Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
jenny jenny Offline
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Originally Posted By: Buffalo Shrdlu
Originally Posted By: jenny jenny
See BranShe? This is what you get for you a foreigner questioning that last bastion of American malehood i.e.
American Football
Gee, BranShe, that's all they have left. frown


but, I'm an American, and I started this thread....

See? You Americans still can laugh at yourselves and sometimes you should. I should know as I am a American too but not a American male so I don't laugh with them but at them. They are a strange bunch. laugh

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#209490 - 02/10/13 12:24 PM Re: Football? [Re: jenny jenny]
Rhubarb Commando Offline
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Loc: Lancaster, UK
As an English, male, one-time follower of 'the beautiful game,' [i.e., Soccer (Association Foorball)] may I say that tsuwm has it right - the player "takes a shot" at the goal. Leastwise, he does in English - and we did invent the game!

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#209493 - 02/10/13 03:25 PM Re: Football? [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
BranShea Offline
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Originally Posted By: Rhubarb Commando
As an English, male, one-time follower of 'the beautiful game,' [i.e., Soccer (Association Football)] may I say that tsuwm has it right - the player "takes a shot" at the goal. Leastwise, he does in English - and we did invent the game!
Ah...he "takes a shot" at the goal. That sounds like action to me. Thanks. He gets the ball and takes a shot at the goal.

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#209497 - 02/10/13 05:53 PM Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
Faldage Offline
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And by "get a shot" I did mean "obtain a photograph".

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#209500 - 02/11/13 06:18 AM Re: Football? [Re: Faldage]
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Yes thank you, that was adequately explained by Tromboniatior xept that the last phrase was bit confusing and Geenny Geenny added off track bastions. Thanks for clearing this simple language matter.

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