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How about basketball? The NORMAL situation is that you run down to the other end of the court and get a basket; the UNUSUAL case is to miss. Therefore, the scoring should be like golf: you get a point when you miss an attempt, and the low score wins. Then you would have results in the thirties instead of over 100.
Then you could just exhaust your possession to lower the number of attempts...

The question is Basketball is how quick you can score.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Jun 15th, 2010 at 04:18:20 AM EST
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Yeah, but they already do that. When ahead, they just waste time...
by asdf on Tue Jun 15th, 2010 at 08:18:12 AM EST
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