Originally Posted by DaFace
Technically, it was a statement - not a bet. He volunteered the conditions on his own, and no one "accepted" them.
Which makes it all the more impressive that he kept his word.
"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, and disregard of all the rules."
-- George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant