28
Mar
12

does crowdsourcing make for more accurate directions?

The answer, in this case is ‘no’. But kudos to German soccer fans for trying after their side Magdeburg (the home of the famous hemispheres) went on a dismal run of form and failed to score in 5 games.

FC Magdeburg Fans offer directions: 101Greatgoals.com

According to this article from 101greatgoals.com┬áthe team’s fans decided to give them a helping hand by bringing giant fluorescent arrows to direct them toward the goal. They did, in fact, break their duck and scored, but still fell to a 2-1 defeat.

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1 Response to “does crowdsourcing make for more accurate directions?”


  1. 1 RB
    March 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    Following some blank looks and requests for translations, I realized my Britishism may have caused some confusion. To ‘break one’s duck’ means to score something other than zero. Its origins can be seen here http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-bre2.htm for those who would like to understand victorian sayings in more depth, or just believe that the writer isn’t under the influence of any toxins.


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