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In the movie Predator, near the end, after they try to trap the Predator in that net, and it shoots its way out, a lot of them die. One guy is badly injured, so Arnold and that girl help him walk. When the woman tries to pick up a gun, Arnold tells her not to because the predator didn't kill her before because she was unarmed, then Arnold calls the Predator a "no sport". How is only fighting armed people being a poor sport? Did Arnold ad lib this and fail badly?

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It means exactly the opposite of your take on it. I think Arnold said "No Sport" to indicate that if she was unarmed, she would be too easy to kill; not sporting. If she was armed by picking up the gun, the Predator would consider her to be true sport, in a fairer fight.

Here's a sound clip of a quote from Blade Runner that conveys the same message more clearly:
Roy Batty: "Not very sporting to fire on an unarmed opponent."

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+1 You're correct, he says "...no sport." –  user977 Mar 15 '12 at 4:06
    
Really? I always thought Arnie said "That was sport"? –  Stefan Jul 24 '12 at 12:35
    
Search the Quotes page - look for [Anna reaches for a gun] –  wbogacz Jul 24 '12 at 12:43

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