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Postby Lofunzo » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:07 am

Transmogrifier wrote:It's sad that this is even a debate. It's one game.


I was surprised that this was brought up as well. :-?
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Postby thetongueofire » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:29 am

LBJackal wrote: 1. God If you don't believe then how did the world come about from "nothing." Think about this for at least a day before replying please. Thought about it for my entire life; religion is bullshit. 2. Family Family Guy maybe; my family can be boring at times 3. Country. Fair enough; they keep me safe, I should at last try my best to respect it and protect it.


i agree too but really if some dude wants to take ONE DAY off so that he can observe his beliefs, whats in there that deserves a three-page thread ?
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Postby Arlo » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:33 am

When athletes sign a contract, they know what is expected of them.

If you're going to write something like this, wouldn't you at least find out what the contract actually says first? :-?

But lack of research notwithstanding, I agree with Transmo. It's sad that this is rehashed year after year.
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Postby Amazinz » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:37 am

The fantasy season is winding down and it's not like the FBC has been hopping with new and exciting threads. I think you can attribute this thread's popularity to timing. We don't have anything better to do. :-b
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Postby Lofunzo » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:41 am

Arlo wrote:
When athletes sign a contract, they know what is expected of them.

If you're going to write something like this, wouldn't you at least find out what the contract actually says first? :-?

But lack of research notwithstanding, I agree with Transmo. It's sad that this is rehashed year after year.


I would say that the reason is 2-fold:

1. Whoever brought this up has Green on his team and is upset at missing game(s).
2. The perceived inconsistencies in his taking time off for Yom Kippur.

Keep in mind that I understand the magnitude of this day in the Jewish religion. I am merely pointing out that if it is truly important to him, he would take this day each year.
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Postby Amazinz » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:47 am

Lofunzo wrote:Keep in mind that I understand the magnitude of this day in the Jewish religion. I am merely pointing out that if it is truly important to him, he would take this day each year.

I don't know if he's been consistent about this or not. But we don't know what's going on in his personal life. He may have just recently renewed his faith. I don't think it's fair to judge him because he didn't observe the holiday last year. A lot can change in a year. :-)
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Postby Lofunzo » Fri Sep 24, 2004 11:49 am

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Lofunzo wrote:Keep in mind that I understand the magnitude of this day in the Jewish religion. I am merely pointing out that if it is truly important to him, he would take this day each year.

I don't know if he's been consistent about this or not. But we don't know what's going on in his personal life. He may have just recently renewed his faith. I don't think it's fair to judge him because he didn't observe the holiday last year. A lot can change in a year. :-)


I agree and I really can't question anyone with their religion. I would hope that he wouldn't be like many athletes and only find religion when times are tough, though. :-?
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Postby Patella Tendon » Fri Sep 24, 2004 1:24 pm

He didn't take the holiday off last year because he had a night game the day of the holiday and the holiday officially ended at sundown that same day.
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Postby Lofunzo » Fri Sep 24, 2004 1:38 pm

Patella Tendon wrote:He didn't take the holiday off last year because he had a night game the day of the holiday and the holiday officially ended at sundown that same day.


Not that it matters but what about the night before?? :-?
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Postby Patella Tendon » Fri Sep 24, 2004 1:49 pm

You are correct - that is the holiday as well
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