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Olympic Threads and SPOILERS

Discussion in 'University of Colorado News and Olympic Sports' started by wsp4820, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    This is the forum for discussion of the Olympics. As many of the events will be taking place live prior to being aired on NBC at night, out of respect for those who want to watch at night PLEASE try to avoid spoilers in the thread titles.

    That said, don't be an idot. If you don't want to know how an event turns out, try to avoid this forum. Also, anyone using the "What's New" button or viewing on tapatalk, be smart about using these features if you don't want to see spoilers in the preview of new posts.

    P.S. Go USA!!!!
     
  2. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    I'm so psyched for the Olympics. Go USA. I expect to win the overall medal count
     
  3. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Are the opening ceremonies tonight?
     
  4. Junction

    Junction Moderator Club Member

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    :nod:
     
  5. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    So does China, FWIW. They´re managing expectations.
     
  6. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    If you catch me watching the olympics you get full permission to shoot me on the spot.
     
  7. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Have we won all the medals yet?
     
  8. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    The Queen just pipped Kobe to the one they handed out for least happy looking celebrity.
     
  9. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    ****ing NBC. I can only stream **** online if I have a contract with a cable or dish provider.
     
  10. liverflukes

    liverflukes Resident Bear Club Member

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    F*ck China!
     
  11. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    Yet another reason to hate the olympics - they're on NBC.
     
  12. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    When are these leagues (and apparently the Olympics) going to get it? People want ala carte - let me pay you to watch this online without having to pay some ****** provider
     
  13. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    Seems weird that the opening ceremonies are going on at 3:30 am local time in London. Oh wait....
     
  14. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    There was a good article posted by dbt which laid out why a la carte won't work. To summarize Viacom, for examples, sells all their channels to distributors like Comcast and direct tv. What happens if they split it up and nobody wants the ****** channels? It needs to start with the studios first.
     
  15. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    That all sounds too complicated for me. I want what I want tante! And I want it now!
     
  16. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    What the hell did they do to women's beach volleyball? Where the hell are the bikinis? :sad2:
     
  17. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    To cold and damp in London for the bikinis. Trying not to lose athletes to hypothermia.
     
  18. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    By far the biggest indictment of this games being held in London. It's late July for chrissakes! I'm watching beach volleyball players wearing full bodysuits to try to stay warm. It's a travesty.
     
  19. newkid

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    The PAC has been doing a decent job of following all the PAC athletes on their site & twitter. Pretty impressed with how My Bears are doing, might be leading the conference at the moment in medals.
     
  20. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    Mind you, they're playing at like 11pm local time sometimes. London isn't the only place where things get cooler at night, even during the summer.
     
  21. Ruckus

    Ruckus Peep my words. Club Member

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    Sorry I am not quite sure who you're a fan of. Do you mean the actual team of the Bears or the other bears as in the Bruins? It can't be easy having to differentiate so I'm sorry you have to deal with that.
     
  22. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    WTF Lochte!!!! And watching the Chinese girl gymnasts just pissed me off
     
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    tante Club Member Club Member

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    can you elaborate.
     
  24. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I am guessing he means

    a) that Lochte lost the gold medal on the last 50 meters in the relay in a complete 180 turn from events in Beijing
    b) the fact most people have a hard time believing the Chinese gymnasts are actually old enough to compete
     
  25. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Yep. Also watching Jordyn Wieber getting eliminated from the Women's all around was heartbreaking
     
  26. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Why limit it to 2 per team for the all around? If Romania has the 4 best gymnasts in the world, they should all have an opportunity to compete past prelims. If I'is made it through over a half dozen gymnasts who were better than me it would be completely hollow because I'd know I didn't belong.
     
  27. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    didn't both of those happen yesterday? see even another reason to hate the coverage this year.
     
  28. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    The men´s relay was roughly 21 hours ago, yes.
     
  29. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    can I just get updates from you when something happens jens? then I won't even need to go to the abortion of a website the london 2012 olympics put out.
     
  30. Jens1893

    Jens1893 Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    What do you mean by "something happens"? :)
     

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