Olympic Games

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  1. Hot Wheels

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    For all who have yet to see the telecast....Wow...the Chinese have done an excellent job with the opening ceremony...dont miss it .:D
     
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    They did indeed. I was really impressed at how elaborate and tasteful the festivities were, without being obnoxious. :tup
     
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    Indeed. The ceremony was really impressive. It's unbelievable how they managed to keep those performances that included 2008 individuals in sync. The fireworks and the globe were also awesome. Great job china :)
     
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    So ah Puss ... what kind of team is Sweden fielding for 08?[/obnoxious]
     
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    No if only they could ... ya know, like not have our triathletes die of O2 deprivation from the pollution ... we'd be okay.
     
  6. Bella

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    Oh, I just can't wait till tonight!! :cheer
    For some reason, I have been really looking forward
    to seeing the Olympics this year!
    Guess I am really tired of all this Reality TV!!
     
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    Well I do agree that there's also a darker side on the things. And I bet that after the games are over there is no sign of the things they've tried to do to improve the air quality (Not that it would've helped on so short period of time anyway..). I mean that on the second this event is over all those closed factories etc will start to pump pollution in the air..

    Anyway, I still think they managed to arrange a really astonishing opening ceremony ;)
     
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    Am watching it now and all I thought was poor poor animals =(
     
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    Call me crazy but I just don't really care.

    The only event I'm interested in is the new BMX competition.
     
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    Sweden usually does fairly well in the Olympics. Today's paper had a list of the top 10 medal winning countries. USA was number one (they have the most competitors, therefore the most medals). Other countries included France, UK, Germany, the former USSR, UK, and West Germany (no kidding). Sweden was number nine. Not bad for a little socialist country of 9 million people. Australia was number ten.
     
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    Come to my house & I will cook you dinner!
    We can have few drinks & we'll have fun watching them together A1!!
    ~Bella


     
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    USA USA USA! :D

    Can't wait for swimming and gymnastics.
     
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    They probably do best in the winter games.
     
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    Damn .. I never turn down free food! :lol
     
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    In other news...Women's Beach Volleyball is on right now... US vs Netherlands. Close game thus far. Of course, its not like I care about the score...
     
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    Holy crap, I can't believe how skimpy the "uniforms" are for the ladies beach volleyball! We have HDTV, and I swear I saw some labia peeking out when one of the Netherland women dove for a ball. :lol

    The opening ceremony kicked ass, thanks for the heads up HW. :)
     
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    I don't know about the other ladies here, but I'm sure enjoying watching the men's rowing events. All those muscles rippling...omg. Those are some very handsome and fit young men. :drool :D :bow :brow
     
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    muscles, rippling, young men? Enough for me! :brow
     
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    That's why the men love ladies beach volleyball.
     
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    My husband said the women look like dudes with their lack of hooters, hips and asses. I have to admit, I kinda agree with him.

    Now, let's talk about the male cyclists with their fucking awesome legs, tight, pistoning, buttocks, and huge, bulging, crotches. HELL YEAH! :dgrin