sports cut from the Olympics

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  1. Fluffernutter

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    - Tandem bicycle race.
    - Skiing while being pulled by a horse
    - Whacking people with a stick
    - Bandy (what ice hockey evolved from - ball, rather than puck)
    - Swimming obstacle course
    - Shooting a fake deer
    - Gymnastics on a horse
    - Shooting real pigeons
    - Tug of War
    - Solo synchronized swimming

     
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    Madmick The Real Hexakaideca Cherokee Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Tug of war should be a reinstated. That’s like the ultimate test of strength for country vs. country.

    We used to get stoned and fill up a 2 liter bottle of soda with little rocks and throw it for distance. We always joked it should be an olympic event. We spent all types of time getting the right amount of rocks for density and trying out throwing techniques. Jolly good fun.
     
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    Madmick The Real Hexakaideca Cherokee Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Agreed.
    That's called the Shot Put.
     
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    Probably closer to hammer throw. The weight isn’t distributed evenly in a bottle though. Trying to shot put it will simply spin it.
     
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    FIFY
     
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    Standing long jump (broad jump) was an event until 1912.
     
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    badminton anyone?
     
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    Did they get rid of that trampoline thing yet...?
     
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    Tug of war definitley should be in the olympics. Maybe they are worried people would rip their arms off.

    I think shitting in a bucket should be on one of the lists.
     
  11. Revolver

    Revolver you sound poor Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Wrestling should get cut again. Who cares about a bunch of d level athletes rolling on the ground. Literally takes no skill.
     
  12. platypus44

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    They should add -
    1. Ax throwing.
    2. Archery golf - the first drive is shot with a bow and arrow and then you play golf from where the arrow lands.
    3. Paint ball.
    3. Dodge ball.
    4. Skee ball.
    5. MMA.
    6. Ice sailing.
     
  13. Badger67

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    Get rid of curling, that trampoline thing.
     

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