[thechat] Curling & Women's Hockey

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Fri Feb 22 02:07:00 CST 2002

On Friday, February 22, 2002, at 06:00  am, dave mclean wrote:

>> Yay - we got our first gold since 1984... and it's an
>> all Scottish team!
> Congrats Martin!  Is that both Summer and Winter?

Just winter.

>> Dull curling stat: there are only 1.5m curlers in the world,
>> and 1.2m of them are Canadian.
> I'm not one, but I'd love to go again... I tried it out in High
> School.  Way
> too much fun.

Aye. Loch curling is even more fun, as it involves even more
drinking than rink curling. Traditionally, you'd use a bottle
of whisky as the aiming point... you'd have 2 of course, and
the one you're curling *from* gets progressively emptier.

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