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Old Mar 21, 2012, 08:00 AM
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Olympics 2012

It's a big deal over here - but who cares really
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Old Mar 21, 2012, 08:04 AM
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It takes your collective mind off of increased British taxes.
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Old Mar 21, 2012, 08:09 AM
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How are you going to make enough snow??
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Old Mar 21, 2012, 08:13 AM
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It takes your collective mind off of increased British taxes.
Very timely - we've JUST (this minute) announced a reduction in business (corporation tax) which puts us a massive 18% below the USA!
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How are you going to make enough snow??
We figure that snow is probably not what's needed for track and field sports
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Old Mar 21, 2012, 08:31 AM
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We figure that snow is probably not what's needed for track and field sports
Oh, OK!! Gotcha!!!!

I rather watch the cold weather games. They never show fencing or shooting on TV so I have little interest. They are really fast to count the fencing and shooting sports medals though
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Old Mar 21, 2012, 08:35 AM
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Oh, OK!! Gotcha!!!!

I rather watch the cold weather games. They never show fencing or shooting on TV so I have little interest. They are really fast to count the fencing and shooting sports medals though
I think it was the Outdoor Channel (Ironic name for a TV network, right?) that had the shooting sports on during the last Olympics.

I like the track and field events though.
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We don't watch summer near as much as winter olympics.

Are these two trouble makers still planning to be there?
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We don't watch summer near as much as winter olympics.

Are these two trouble makers still planning to be there?
Those two should be replaced with these two.

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As long as they don't blow those vuvuzelas, I'll watch; gawd
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Very timely - we've JUST (this minute) announced a reduction in business (corporation tax) which puts us a massive 18% below the USA!
And introduced a new stamp tax on "expensive" houses. Nice!
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Dude.... i LOVE the Olympics ....
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Dude.... i LOVE the Olympics ....
Only if they a held in some other country.
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did I read somewhere (about a year ago)..that the two surviving Beatles may perform at the opening ceremony.?

...what would be the best opening song..?

I'll roll with "Imagine"
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I would like the Olympics if the coverage didn't blow chunks. I mean how hard is it to show the sports instead of TV personalities talking about the other personalities. We have like 500 channels and they can't broadcast enough of events to be worth watching?

If I want to watch people talking about sports I'll watch ESPN.
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