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Forum: Football Mon May 09, 2016, 08:55pm
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Cobra
I just bought the Pebble watch and it arrived...

I just bought the Pebble watch and it arrived today. I also officiate soccer and I'm going to try it out in the game tomorrow.

The football timing application is great. It's by far the best play...
Forum: Football Sun May 01, 2016, 08:25pm
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Cobra
I really don't appreciate your stupid comment...

I really don't appreciate your stupid comment telling me to peddle my crap elsewhere. :mad: I was excited to see that someone had commented. But then I clicked to view your reply and it's just a...
Forum: Football Wed Apr 27, 2016, 06:48pm
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Cobra
Pebble Watch

Does anyone use the Pebble Watch, or another kind of smartwatch, to time games?
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 02, 2016, 07:05pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Cobra
Yeah there are a few of them out there, but all...

Yeah there are a few of them out there, but all the ones I see either force me to buy a lanyard I don't want, are way overpriced, or are only available in a bunch of bright colors.
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 02, 2016, 05:56pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Cobra
Fox 40 Mini Whistle - Discontinued?

Does anyone know what happened to the Fox 40 mini whistle without the CMG? I can't seem to find it on any of the officiating suppliers websites, Amazon, nor the Fox 40 website.
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 17, 2012, 01:20am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,936
Posted By Cobra
Saying that you don't like it or you don't call...

Saying that you don't like it or you don't call it that way is one thing, but you can't say it is wrong. You just admitted the guy dribbled a second time after the first dribble ended. That is...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 16, 2012, 05:23pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,936
Posted By Cobra
Well yeah, you've got to be sure that it isn't a...

Well yeah, you've got to be sure that it isn't a pass before you call the violation. I gave the example of a player standing, with no one anywhere near him, who pushes the ball straight to the...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 16, 2012, 05:10pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Cobra
Do they have 2 different officials signal for the...

Do they have 2 different officials signal for the clock to start? I doubt that the timer could not see either signal.
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 16, 2012, 05:07pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,936
Posted By Cobra
Why is that wrong? The definiton of a...

Why is that wrong?

The definiton of a dribble is "ball movement caused by a player in control who bats (intentionally strikes the ball with the hand(s)) or pushes the ball to the floor once or...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 16, 2012, 05:00pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,745
Posted By Cobra
Once again, where do you get this thing that the...

Once again, where do you get this thing that the official is more concerned with the fan than the game? You seem to have some very different and weird thoughts on this issue than the vast majority...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 16, 2012, 11:58am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,745
Posted By Cobra
Most officials would be able to hear what someone...

Most officials would be able to hear what someone is saying while still officiating.

In summary...your "fans are rewarded when I kick them out" stance still makes no sense.
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 16, 2012, 11:44am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,936
Posted By Cobra
The second dribble becomes illegal as soon as the...

The second dribble becomes illegal as soon as the dribble occurs. When the ball is pushed to the floor is when the violation occurs.

Sometimes pushing the ball to the floor could be a dribble...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 15, 2012, 09:49pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By Cobra
That is not correct. The ball being live has...

That is not correct. The ball being live has nothing to do with anything. The substitute checked in too late to late to be able to enter the game right then. The substitute must wait for the next...
Forum: Basketball Sat Feb 11, 2012, 08:41pm
Replies: 81
Views: 4,122
Posted By Cobra
Well you must be pretty bad if you do it every...

Well you must be pretty bad if you do it every time.

Outside of your bubble officials sometimes say one number and signal a different number. Sometimes the official says and signals the correct...
Forum: Basketball Sat Feb 11, 2012, 12:07am
Replies: 81
Views: 4,122
Posted By Cobra
1 - On tape is it possible to see the difference...

1 - On tape is it possible to see the difference between an official signaling 1 or 2 throws with one hand? It seems as if most videos are filmed from the last row of the stands and are zoomed out...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 10, 2012, 11:04pm
Replies: 75
Views: 4,298
Posted By Cobra
That's not what the rule is. The rules say the...

That's not what the rule is. The rules say the guard is responsible for the contact in that situation. The contact must hinder in the opponent from preforming his normal movements for it to be a...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 08, 2012, 01:17am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By Cobra
So you decide to make up your own rules and then...

So you decide to make up your own rules and then when asked about it you try to cover it up by claiming to be not smart enough to count while someone yells....that's a great way to handle it...
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 07, 2012, 08:59pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,495
Posted By Cobra
Why would you think that? People say the exact...

Why would you think that? People say the exact same thing all the time when they are blaming the game on the officials.
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 07, 2012, 08:50pm
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By Cobra
I'm going to guess that they were on the same...

I'm going to guess that they were on the same page with you. They already know they need to notify the officials after a player is charged with a 5th foul, having a 10 second talk with them before...
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 07, 2012, 08:45pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,017
Posted By Cobra
The NCAA terminology is stupid.... Flagrant 1 or...

The NCAA terminology is stupid.... Flagrant 1 or 2? Intentional fouls is also not the best term to use as intent is not required.

All that is needed is to change intentional to something else...
Forum: Baseball Sun Feb 05, 2012, 02:26pm
Replies: 68
Views: 5,432
Posted By Cobra
Begs the question is not the same as "makes me...

Begs the question is not the same as "makes me wonder" or "raises the question". Begs the question actually begs a specific question, one cannot just make up any old question that is being begged. ...
Forum: Basketball Sat Feb 04, 2012, 07:42pm
Replies: 121
Views: 8,376
Posted By Cobra
No, your partner looks like a fool. He is the...

No, your partner looks like a fool. He is the one who was unable to use the proper mechanics to communicate who the foul was on.
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 03, 2012, 04:46pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Cobra
The fact of what happened never turns grey. The...

The fact of what happened never turns grey. The only thing that changes is how difficult it is to discern what actually happened.
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 02, 2012, 05:38pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By Cobra
But the continuous motion rule is the same under...

But the continuous motion rule is the same under NBA, FIBA, NCAA, and NFHS rules. There is no need to have an NCAA rule book to understand the concept.
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 02, 2012, 05:06pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By Cobra
In a baseball game there is a ground ball batted...

In a baseball game there is a ground ball batted ball to the infield. The fielder fielder throws to first base, the ball gets there and the runner is still 30 feet away. It is easily discerned by...
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