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One of the notable features of the recent World Cup
football (Soccer) games was the contest between the
many Vuvuzela players who came to the games to
with their instruments accompanied by football fans and
television audiences. Often during the games, the
Vuvuzela players were
even more noticeable then the
football players who were running around the field trying
score points but unable to do so. The Vuvuzela players
no problem. They played and played to the wonderment
It is now obvious, that Vuvuzela contests are here to
being a fundamental part of the group activity now called
football. While many now believe that a football match
no longer be complete unless accompanied by Vuvuzela
players competing with their instruments, I suggest that
perhaps the attraction is not the football match itself
players running around the field, but the Vuvuzela
in combination with a stadium of fans that is the real
attraction . The Vuvuzela players competing for
and creative sounds may be why we are interested in
attending a football contest, the sounds of the Vuvuzela
players creating the real and lasting memories of a
Football games are becoming more and more expensive
attend. This is because of the astronomical costs of
players, their managers, coaches, etc. If the game can
played without them, there would be tremendous savings
to all fans of the game. By reducing enterance fees,
savings could help stimulate the economy, reduce
and personal debt and pay for better health care and
schooling for the kids. They could even be used to buy a
What it proposed here is a football-less game where only
fans and Vuvuzela players come to the stadium , where
they will sit, stand, shout and carry on while Vuvuzela
players compete with each other for several hours. There
will be no need for high-priced football players their
coaches, equipment, referees, etc since the game will
consist entirely of the fans and players.
Perhaps, one or more Vuvuzela players will be so much
better than the others, that a prize of some sort could
awarded at the end of the session; perhaps a golden
Sonata for Vuvuzela in Bb
[Dub, Jul 25 2010]
Pile up your pastry here. [8th of 7, Jul 26 2010]
||Perhaps vuvuzela players could be hunted for sport, using weapons of the hunter's choice - for example, a General Electric M134 Minigun discharging 7.62 x 51mm ammunition at the rate of 4000 - 6000 rounds per minute, since this is rather less irritating and far more socially acceptable than a vuvuzuela.
||I would very much like to give a bun to [8th of 7]'s idea, it seems like a far more sensible suggestion.
||I disagree heartily with part of this--specifically, the use of the word "players". "Dronists", "buzztards" and "spitters" would be acceptable substitutes, as would any string of random obscenities.
||During college, the instrument of choice during basketball games, which were conducted inside a converted tin WW1 airplane hanger, was the wooden block set. Needless to say, we had a strong homecourt advantage.
||yes [8th] please do post your idea!! bunnage awaits you!
||This is obviously stage 1: get them all in an enclosed space with minimal exits. Now bring out the vuvuzela-seeking missiles.
||[FlyingToaster]: I don't think they're boning the idea,
I think they're boning the existence of the vuvuzela
and the recent destruction of the soundtrack of the
World Cup by an annoying, constant