Dodge Ball banned in Schools

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#51 Posted by MonoSilver (1525 posts) -
[QUOTE="horgen123"]What's next? Ban fun? Fightingfan
If we keep letting these atheist run the schools I think you're right.

Come again?
#52 Posted by Primordialous (1276 posts) -

Damn. What a bunch of paranoid pansies.

 

It must suck for kids nowadays.

#53 Posted by wis3boi (31290 posts) -

LOL New Hampshire

gamerguru100

Laugh all ya want, we don't have taxes :P

#54 Posted by r-teest (947 posts) -
What do you mean?
[QUOTE="horgen123"]What's next? Ban fun? Fightingfan
If we keep letting these atheist run the schools I think you're right.

What do you mean?
#55 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -
I love how I go fishing and reel em right in :P
#56 Posted by worlock77 (22547 posts) -

I keep reading the thread title as "Dodge Bail".

#57 Posted by gamerguru100 (10574 posts) -

[QUOTE="gamerguru100"]

LOL New Hampshire

wis3boi

Laugh all ya want, we don't have taxes :P

You live in NH?
#58 Posted by The__Kraken (851 posts) -

Kids these days are no longer allowed to be kids... Saying it is sad t'would be an understatement.

#59 Posted by sonicare (53458 posts) -
Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge.hydralisk86
You have won the thread
#60 Posted by Morphic (4342 posts) -

lol "human target activities"?? Wtf.

#61 Posted by gamerguru100 (10574 posts) -

lol "human target activities"?? Wtf.

Morphic
Just a stupid phrase to equate it with shooting people with guns as a scapegoat for banning the game. Humans suck.
#62 Posted by The_Lipscomb (2190 posts) -
[QUOTE="Morphic"]

lol "human target activities"?? Wtf.

gamerguru100
Just a stupid phrase to equate it with shooting people with guns as a scapegoat for banning the game. Humans suck.

How it normally goes.. People always wants to point fingers at other things.. he's/she's lazy because of the drugs!... No... He's/she's lazy because he's/she's lazy lol
#63 Posted by TacticalDesire (10713 posts) -

I really don't give a sh*t.  It's not like it's that amazing of a game anyway.

#64 Posted by Mr_Cumberdale (10188 posts) -
My school banned dodge ball too. The balls were heavy so we had to use foamed frisbees. :(
#65 Posted by lightleggy (15921 posts) -
Man I loved dodgeball at school, nothing like soaring through air dodging people's balls.
#66 Posted by wis3boi (31290 posts) -

[QUOTE="wis3boi"]

[QUOTE="gamerguru100"]

LOL New Hampshire

gamerguru100

Laugh all ya want, we don't have taxes :P

You live in NH?

Aye, findin' a condo now.  Left CT because it blows

#67 Posted by lightleggy (15921 posts) -
My school banned dodge ball too. The balls were heavy so we had to use foamed frisbees. :(Mr_Cumberdale
We used plastic balls, the ones they sell at wallmart for like 5 cents.
#68 Posted by TheWalkingGhost (5239 posts) -

This is stupid.

leviathan91
#69 Posted by mrbojangles25 (31995 posts) -

 "human target activities" 

r-teest

da' ****?

Anything can be classified as human target activity.  I am talking to you. Uh oh, I targeted you...for conversation!

Ah well, at least whe nthe teachers call on them for an answer, they can say they dont like being targeted

#70 Posted by TINYOWNSYOU (565 posts) -

I think that might be taking it a bit too far... Are snowball and water gun fights next to get banned?

That being said, I never liked dodge ball. There was always kids that would catapult them at your head.

#71 Posted by PiscesChick93 (10687 posts) -

[QUOTE="PiscesChick93"]

Awh, but that game is fun. =(

Kats_RK

It was the only game i liked in school.

It was my favourite, as was badminton. =D

#72 Posted by Gaming-Planet (14021 posts) -

They dumbed dodge-ball when they replaced the balls with foam balls. 

Now I can't smack my targets in the face as hard! 

#73 Posted by Vari3ty (11111 posts) -

Schools are being way too sensitive about some of these issues. I mean really, dodgeball? Might as well ban all other sports while we're at it. 

#74 Posted by Quaker-w00ts (1585 posts) -

We had a variant called speedball at our school and it was banned outright because a kid broke his wrist and another broke his ankle in the same month. 

it's understanding that school are starting to ban dodgeball.

#75 Posted by jediknight52501 (69715 posts) -

...well, at least in the New Hampshire school district. I won't be surprised if this spreads further though. There have been many cases recently of elementary-aged students being suspended for things like Hello Kitty bubble guns among other things. The New Hampshire school district is eliminating "human target activities" and things which promote violence, in this case, dodge ball. Link

Thoughts? Are schools becoming too paranoid?

r-teest
what a joke, i loved playing Dogde ball in school.
#76 Posted by Granny_Spanked (1326 posts) -

They dumbed dodge-ball when they replaced the balls with foam balls. 

Now I can't smack my targets in the face as hard! 

Gaming-Planet
That's what we used, then they thought we could use volleyballs until some kid broke his thumb. Now dodgeball Fridays have been cancelled forever.
#77 Posted by lmaginaryNumber (65 posts) -

haaa yeah, I remember those days.  Looking back, I kind of agree now and glad they pulled it.  We always had this one kid we would love to peg because...well, he was the wimpy, skinny kid with glasses and we were cruel school kids.  That's how it goes.  It was pretty hilarious at the time smacking the glasses off his face....not so funny anymore though.  His parents actually came up one day and talked with all the kids in the class about how we shouldn't beat the piss out of him.  Then, dodge ball was banned and replaced by a similar game which the objective was to knock down bowling pins on the opposite teams side.  Needless to say, we still chucked the balls at the kid.

Bottom line, you can learn the world is a cruel place without a game that singles out victims.  

#78 Posted by Ace6301 (21389 posts) -
They should replace dodge ball days with capture the flag days. Those were so much better.
#79 Posted by gamerguru100 (10574 posts) -

[QUOTE="r-teest"]

 "human target activities" 

mrbojangles25

da' ****?

Anything can be classified as human target activity.  I am talking to you. Uh oh, I targeted you...for conversation!

Ah well, at least whe nthe teachers call on them for an answer, they can say they dont like being targeted

Looks like we gotta ban conversation now. LOL
#80 Posted by mmwmwmmwmwmm (620 posts) -
:lol: Its funny how this kind of crap always seems to happen in the NE corner of the states.
#81 Posted by campzor (34932 posts) -
turning kids into pu****