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    Interesting Layman's Concept of Figure Skating from Watching Pairs

    http://www.time.com/time/world/artic...964423,00.html

    It's a good read about a father's view about figure skating. His 3 year old kid seemed to like it, but will the father become an ardent fan? He does give us, the ardent fans allocades for learning that scoring system.

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    Cute story. We've been preaching to the wrong potential converts. It turns out a little child shall lead them...

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    Very cute, I agree...but did you notice the"10 Worst skating Costumes of All Time " feature on the same page ?.. Trouble is, there have been S0-0-0-0 many , some of my favourites were overlooked.Helped ease the tension for tonight , though.

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    Reminds me of the first time I ever saw Figure Skating. I fell in love right away. It's inconceivable to me how anyone could ever consider it a "sissy sport". I'm both heartened and dismayed that it took the author his 3-year-old son's interest in it to take a closer look and appreciate the skaters. Better now than never, though.

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    It is a very funny article, it does relate to how most people watch it really and it's nice to see a new fan. I think men's tonight will cement that love lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by colleen o'neill View Post
    Very cute, I agree...but did you notice the"10 Worst skating Costumes of All Time " feature on the same page ?.. Trouble is, there have been S0-0-0-0 many , some of my favourites were overlooked.Helped ease the tension for tonight , though.
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