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Dobby2244



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:34 pm    Post subject: Olympics!!! Reply with quote

Exciting times ahead...!
I'm going to see the torch being carried and going down the river on a boat tomorrow, and the opening ceremony/concert in the evening. Saturday and Sunday they have the timed trials cycling on my road, Sunday evening I am going to watch the fencing. And Wednesday is the official cycle race on my road again! I love seeing all these banners and decorations up. Although I'm surprised by how many people are hating having the Olympics in London :S and how even people at my work aren't even bothering to go outside their house just to watch the cycling! Some people are just miserable! Wink but anyways just wanted to share my excitement!! When I was younger I use to dream of being in the Olympics and since it's always just going to be a dream, it's amazing to even go watch! Very Happy wahooooo

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Were going to be bombed by North Korea pretty soon, so they'd better enjoy what they can!

Seriously, all we had to do was not fuck up, and we arguably did one of the worst things you can think of in terms of insulting a nation...without the games offically starting!

I just want to see Usain Bolt, and then Ryan Giggs and Tom Cleverly play in the football team. Not particularly bothered about much else if I'm honest! I'll have it on the TV in the background though.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's this about the UK pissing off a country? Explain.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In a warm up soccer match where North Korea were going to play against Columbia, all of the North Korean players introduced on the scoreboard had the South Korean flag planted next to their faces instead of the Northern one. The players refused to play!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
What's this about the UK pissing off a country? Explain.


Hitler was all like "aw hell nah" and attacked the UK. Then the Americans kicked their ass all slow mo style.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
What's this about the UK pissing off a country? Explain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Czs3bLH3tEc
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
In a warm up soccer match where North Korea were going to play against Columbia, all of the North Korean players introduced on the scoreboard had the South Korean flag planted next to their faces instead of the Northern one. The players refused to play!


I'm just gonna say it...but they were right to protest.

It won't mean much in the end, as shitty as North Korea is as a country, at least some of them have pride for their country. Or at least, some of those soccer players.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If David Tennant doesn't light the Olympic torch ima be pissed and boycott all North Korea's football matches.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

[img]http://www.croydonguardian.co.uk/resources/images/2093137/[/img]

FTW!
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thats pretty cool that you live on the route for the bike race, I'm pretty excited to watch myself, on tv though. Also I'm looking forward to the basketball and track and field and all the other cool stuff
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lien wrote:
danielrbischoff wrote:
What's this about the UK pissing off a country? Explain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Czs3bLH3tEc
I just watched several of those videos. Thanks for helping make learning fun, Lien. I dub thee the (French) Toast of GR.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I salute the young lad in Gravesend (next town over from me) who tried to tackle the torch bearer earlier in the week. Helping Gravesend live up to its reputation of utter shit hole.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone else hear about the Media Molecule employee who ran with the olympic torch holding a banana?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Summer Olympics means Women's beach volleyball and nothing else.

Opening ceremony to include James Bond? Oh, real nice. That's like the American opening ceremony including a hamburger.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The coolest thing about the Olympics this year is that I went to high school with one of the people competing.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If this doesnt prove cricket is cool - nothing will.

EDIT - totally digging that Industrial Revolution music....seriously. Also...the Baba O'Riley remix they did right before the 9pm countdown.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

all the opening ceremonies did was confirm my theory that old British men can't dance.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can confirm young men cant either.

EDIT: Dobby, David Beckham in a speedboat...do you need anything else?! FIT!!
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:

EDIT: Dobby, David Beckham in a speedboat...do you need anything else?! FIT!!


GAAAAAYYYYYYY
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