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Olympics

Post by Bestoutwest » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:05 am

Anyone going to watch it? Every time they're around I try, but the coverage is usually awful. It's always jumping from sport to sport and there's a big focus on figure skating, which I hate.


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Re: Olympics

Post by greybeard » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:16 am

Not as enjoyable since the fall of the Soviet Union.

And her marks are coming in from the judges now Jim...9--9--9-9-and the Russian judge gives her a 5....What's up with that Jim McKay?

Well, a few more ICBMs will be added to the Moscow target area for sure now Bob...



Of course, things could revert back pretty quick nowadays...
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Re: Olympics

Post by M-5 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:36 am

Looking forward to the curling
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Re: Olympics

Post by greybeard » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:43 am

M-5 wrote:Looking forward to the curling

Always keeps me on the edge of my seat too. Who knew using a little push broom was part of an Olympic event?

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Re: Olympics

Post by M-5 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:53 am

greybeard wrote:
M-5 wrote:Looking forward to the curling

Always keeps me on the edge of my seat too. Who knew using a little push broom was part of an Olympic event?

https://www.tsn.ca/polopoly_fs/1.129410 ... urling.jpg

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Re: Olympics

Post by sim.-ang.king » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:20 am

The biathlon is my favorite event, even though the Norwegians always win. Then the giant slalom, and super G. Also like the ski jump and bobsled.
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Re: Olympics

Post by Caustic Burno » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:20 am

Nope a waste of time and money IMO
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Re: Olympics

Post by ChrisB » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:34 pm

It's funny, but all those sports could be on tv any other time and I wouldn't have any interest in them. But I really enjoy them during the Olympics. I like short-track speed skating, and hockey the best, although hockey this year doesn't seem like it will interesting at all with using professionals but not NHL players.

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Re: Olympics

Post by Bright Raven » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:38 pm

Yes. Oddly, I enjoy them and I am not a sports fan.
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Re: Olympics

Post by True Grit Farms » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:45 pm

I don't watch the fake news networks, so I'm out. I saw where the fat boy set whoever is carrying the games up already with fake propaganda already.
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Re: Olympics

Post by MRRherefords » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:24 pm

I usually enjoy the skiing. And oddly it is enjoyable to watch bobsled too. Maybe I am just hoping for a wipeout. (You know kinds like most people that watch Nascar). ;-)

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Re: Olympics

Post by Bigfoot » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:05 pm

i can honestly say I've never watched it. Had to look up curling.
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Re: Olympics

Post by TexasBred » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:27 pm

Bestoutwest wrote:Anyone going to watch it? Every time they're around I try, but the coverage is usually awful. It's always jumping from sport to sport and there's a big focus on figure skating, which I hate.

I enjoy the hockey, cross country skiing and the rest of it I dont' give a second thought.
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Re: Olympics

Post by Bestoutwest » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:29 pm

I really enjoyed the hockey up until they let the pros in. Ski jumping is interesting as well.
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Re: Olympics

Post by TexasBred » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:00 am

Bestoutwest wrote:I really enjoyed the hockey up until they let the pros in. Ski jumping is interesting as well.

True...sort of took the excitement out of it. But heck they're all multimillionaire professionals now. Amateur is a dirty word.
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