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The Official 2012 London Olympics Backlash Thread

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Douglas, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. munchausen

    munchausen Well-Known Member

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    Anything with a bunch of weight classes is prime territory for the chinese. They already do pretty damn good in the lower weight classes for weightlifting.
     
  2. eg1

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    Ultimately a lot of this is decided by which sports are/are not included, eh? Whoever controls that process has a lot to say about which nations will succeed best.
     
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  4. Douglas

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    I was actually about to express a similar sentiment.

    It's nice that the US wins a lot of medals, but I fundamentally reject the notion that it's somehow in anyone's public interest to foster more gold medal winning. Some people have expressed, in this thread, sentiments such as disappointment over the men's track team, but such sentiments are pretty much completely alien to me.
     
  5. NorCal

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    Whatever. We've been on the top of the medal count for 100 years. China can take it's fringe sports and stick them in its kiester. Fucking baddmiton. If that shit swells a billion yellow hearts they're welcome to it.
     
  6. fwiffo

    fwiffo Well-Known Member

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    That's the Olympic spirit gents.
     
  7. Lord-Barrington

    Lord-Barrington Well-Known Member

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    You sir, are a true American!

    USA! USA! USA!!!!!
     
  8. HRoi

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    we don't have the most badass Olympic team though. that's South Korea, who won 80% of their 28 medals with weapons or by kicking someone's ass
     
  9. Lord-Barrington

    Lord-Barrington Well-Known Member

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    I'm a fan of those archer chicks.
     
  10. Gibonius

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    Guess I know which country to bet on in the next Hunger Games.
     
  11. Douglas

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    he said south korea, not north korea
     
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    Wow. Just . . . wow . . .

    That commentary in the first link was written by someone who looks at a full glass of cold beer and calls it a half-empty glass of tepid water.
     
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