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Old 16.05.2019, 20:14
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WTF. . .No Hockey Today (a proper LiB rant)

Now I know that I've been dormant for a while and I figured that my latest aggravation has led me to share my diatribe with you about this immensely grave debacle. Before you assume, no, KFC didn't run out of chicken.

Anyhoo, as I was getting settled to watch my daily dose of World Cup Hockey, I zap-zap-zapped through the highly intellectual content of modern Swiss television offerings only to find out the hard way. Ice Hockey has today been replaced by Luca Hänni in Tel Aviv, FC Wintethur vs. FC Chiasso and some sort of dart competition. Like WTF!!! I don't ask for much, just the occasional hockey game and a bucket of hearty, fried poultry and I'm happy..but nooooo, replace the only bastion of truth and fairness with some prepubescent traveling to Tel Aviv, some gel-haired BMW leasing pansies chasing a ball and some out of shape English men pretending that throwing tacks with feathers is a sport. I'm enraged, this can't be it. . . is nothing scared in this world anymore?!

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Old 16.05.2019, 20:15
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Ahhh, great to have you back!

And in the mean time: there will be a KFC at Zurich airport, in case you missed that news :-)
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Old 16.05.2019, 21:08
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Re: WTF. . .No Hockey Today (a proper LiB rant)

There is hockey tonight. Bad hockey, we are losing to Latvia.
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Old 16.05.2019, 21:12
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Re: WTF. . .No Hockey Today (a proper LiB rant)

There will be a KFC in Bern too.
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Old 16.05.2019, 21:15
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I'm not bothered if there's no hockey on the TV... But then again, I am in the land of KFC (and Arby's, and Taco Bell, and Cheesies, and butter tarts, and sweet relish).

Welcome back LiB.

Out for good, or just on day release?
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Anyhoo, as I was getting settled to watch my daily dose of World Cup Hockey, I zap-zap-zapped through the highly intellectual content of modern Swiss television offerings only to find out the hard way. Ice Hockey has today been replaced by Luca Hänni in Tel Aviv, FC Wintethur vs. FC Chiasso and some sort of dart competition. Like WTF!!! I don't ask for much, just the occasional hockey game and a bucket of hearty, fried poultry and I'm happy..but nooooo, replace the only bastion of truth and fairness with some prepubescent traveling to Tel Aviv, some gel-haired BMW leasing pansies chasing a ball and some out of shape English men pretending that throwing tacks with feathers is a sport. I'm enraged, this can't be it. . . is nothing scared in this world anymore?!

End of official LiB rant.
Just watch the games online on the IIHF youtube channel in HD and with English commentary, you might need a VPN (I use the free version of proton VPN and connect to a server in the Netherlands) as some games will be geo-blocked.
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Old 17.05.2019, 08:41
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there will be a KFC at Zurich airport, in case you missed that news :-)
And there is one down here in Mendrisio, driven past it many times!

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Old 17.05.2019, 10:18
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There will be a KFC in Bern too.
There is one in Shoppyland already, but prices are crazy. Same like Dunkin Donuts.

Now about that hockey....if you get German Sport 1, check that, they show the games regularly. But yea, yesterday was nothing
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Old 17.05.2019, 10:20
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Re: WTF. . .No Hockey Today (a proper LiB rant)

I don't think I've ever seen hockey on TV, except perhaps on the Olympics. Perhaps if you'd been interested in Ice Hockey you might have had a better chance.
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