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Old 09-20-2019, 06:46 PM
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European cheek kissing the new thing in football?


https://youtu.be/EgnjzyPnlOI

I became a fan of this team after driving the quarterback and left tackle for Uber. They were super nice and thoughtful guys (very different in personality from what you would stereotypically expect from “jocks”), and they gave me a big tip.

So I was watching the game from last weekend on my Apple TV MSUM Dragonz app, and was intrigued to see this type of bussing between the quarterback I met (already on the sideline) and his top receiver and ”wildcat” QB (the guy who took his helmet off). Now I like him even more, although I am curious as to where this came from. I have watched an incredible amount of football and I have seen the pat on the butt a zillion times, but never one of these European greetings.
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Old 09-20-2019, 09:57 PM
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No it’s not a thing.
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Old 09-21-2019, 12:51 AM
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But these guys acted like it’s the most natural thing in the world.
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Old 09-21-2019, 08:47 AM
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But these guys acted like it’s the most natural thing in the world.
I’m not really understanding what the point of this thread is.
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Old 09-21-2019, 08:54 AM
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That apparently two guys can't air-kiss each other unless they import the concept from some imaginary European place where guys routinely air-kiss? Something like that.

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Old 09-21-2019, 03:49 PM
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Of course they can. I already said I really liked the one guy, and this made me like him even more. But I am curious as to where this comes from, because it’s not something I have ever seen football players do before.
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Of course they can. I already said I really liked the one guy, and this made me like him even more. But I am curious as to where this comes from, because it’s not something I have ever seen football players do before.
My guess is that it’s some in-joke between them or whatever.
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My guess is that it’s some in-joke between them or whatever.

Makes sense. I guess I would think most football players wouldn’t even know that European custom. But as I said, he did not come across like a dumb jock or anyone with anything like toxic masculinity.

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Old 09-21-2019, 10:45 PM
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It gets cold in Minnesota. Gotta keep those whiskers from icing up.
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LOL

True dat, although not so much in September
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Old 09-23-2019, 08:05 AM
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WTF is European cheek kissing?
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Old 09-23-2019, 09:25 AM
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WTF is European cheek kissing?
French people (Europeans in general?) greet friends with a little cheek kiss thing. Kind of a hug, faux kiss/kiss the air thing.
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Old 09-23-2019, 09:28 AM
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WTF is European cheek kissing?
Literally the first thing in the first post is a YouTube video demonstrating it. Come on now.
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Meh - too much work.
Signing out.

[kiss smooch smack]

Don't blush - it is only natural.
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Old 09-23-2019, 11:32 AM
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Yes, but it only counts if you say "No Euro!" while you do it
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