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Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Darius0995, Jul 30, 2021.

  1. Darius0995 I'd rather be a blind moth.

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    Let's free ourselves from our respective preconceived biases and prejudices and attempt to lay our full objective hand out on the table.

    Pertaining to MMA, what fundamentally constitutes that someone is defined as a "casual" spectator of the sport. Is it strictly a knowledge based reasoning, or is there a repetitive engagement threshold one must surpass in order to lift themselves from this title?

    Does such a term even hold any tangible worth anymore? In both being a derogatory remark and also where it becomes a self-reflecting concept i.e. aren't we all casuals if we engage, understand and enjoy the same common elements together? Relative to the current popularity of the sport, where can the this line be drawn between how we define sections/demographics of the fan base.

    Perhaps we should approach with more caution before we choose to declare someone as a "casual". Let's at least lay claim to a general consensus on definition before we wield it within our arsenal.
     
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  2. blaseblah Titanium Belt

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    Making this thread instead of watching xmma = casual
     
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  3. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

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    f***ing casual! <DisgustingHHH>
     
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  4. Frank McEdgar =====(SHERDOG)=====

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  5. Versez Orange Belt

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    Let's do a test, if you watch ufc fight night instead of Bellator 263 tommorow, you're indeed a casual.
     
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  6. froggyluv Brown Belt

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    Too many big f’n words. Smells casual
     
  7. Make Sherdog Great Again TRUMP is your GOAT

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    Casual detected. Probably a manlet too.
     
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  8. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

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    I'll watch both at the same time with my 4 massively hench hardcore eyes thank you very much
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  10. VinceArch I am all of me.

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    Watching LFA and XMMA simultaneously is the way to go.
     
  12. Ares Black Asteroid Belt

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    I like that avatar, Sherbro!
     
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  13. Versez Orange Belt

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    lmao.....ben saunders, that's some old school there.
     
  14. Darius0995 I'd rather be a blind moth.

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  15. dittohead84 Gold Belt

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    Fuckin casual, don't have a clue about the intricacies of details of maneuvers
     
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  16. Frank McEdgar =====(SHERDOG)=====

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  17. Venom Lurker since '09

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    Some red flags:
    You use common casual talking points, like judging the condition of a fighter's face, you hate "hugging", you describe an RNC as "choked out", you think it's still "style vs style", as if fighters aren't coming into the match having rolled and struck pads for weeks prior. You boo when fighters lose by doctor's stoppage, you think a fight was stopped early when a fighter recovers immediately after his opponent stops striking.

    Course these are things that "flag" a potential casual fan. You won't know for sure unless you see more out of them. An evidence-based approach to determining whether a suspected casual is a definite case will involve closer examination and is usually impractical.
     
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  18. Aluminati It deserved to die, and I hope it burns in hell.

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    f***ing casual!
     
  19. KazDibiase "My style is kneeing people in the face."

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    Uh bro this is Sherdog....
     
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  20. TJ Dillashank Purple Belt

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    what if you watch both at the same time
     

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