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Old 04.08.2012, 22:42
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Re: The Olympic open ceremony thread

What an excellent improvement in the medals tally by Team GB!

And yay to Team CH for their 1st medal ( and a Gold )!

Switzerland beat Sweden
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Old 05.08.2012, 18:17
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Re: The Olympic open ceremony thread

Andy Murray wins olympic gold...

Get in!!
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Old 05.08.2012, 18:43
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He played an absolute blinder! Well done Andy!!!!!!

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Old 05.08.2012, 19:31
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Revenge is a dish best served gold.
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Old 05.08.2012, 19:49
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Re: The Olympic open ceremony thread

Andy deserved to win and it gives the swiss something more to whinge about...
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Old 05.08.2012, 20:08
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Re: The Olympic open ceremony thread

I have to admit... I was a bit confused by the opening ceremony. A bunch of children in hospital beds jumping up and down? Is that a reference to British irony?

Well, apparently, it was an attempt to celebrate the NHS and children's literature, but I thought it seemed a bit... odd.

I thought the best part was Mr. Bean on the synth.
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Old 05.08.2012, 21:59
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Well, apparently, it was an attempt to celebrate the NHS ...I thought it seemed a bit... odd.
Yes, we are aware that a lot of Americans find the idea of a free heath service that is available to everyone a bit odd
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Old 06.08.2012, 12:06
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Very impressed. Here we have an athlete with a lot of class and respect:



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Old 06.08.2012, 18:15
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a little perspective:

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Old 06.08.2012, 18:40
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Lol. Well, I have wondered if maybe we'd be better off today if the US had remained under British rule.
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Re: The Olympic open ceremony thread

Marlen Esparza this wednesday for the semi finals Fly

MARLEN FOR THE GOLD MEDAL!




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Old 09.08.2012, 02:22
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I usually don't like watching opening ceremonies but this one is really nice. Very creative. Very impressive.
Just watched the fireworks. Really nice and impressive. Reminded me of the Battle of Britain Memorial Fireworks I saw life in London in 1990 or 91
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Old 09.08.2012, 19:37
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How long is this going to continue? I'll just ask nicely: please stop posting these childish clips on a thread about the London Olympics Opening Ceremony.

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How long is this going to continue? I'll just ask nicely: please stop posting these childish clips on a thread about the London Olympics Opening Ceremony.

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Old 10.08.2012, 16:53
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Re: The Olympic open ceremony thread

Closing Cermony - If its anything like the opening ceremony I look forward to it with eager anticipation. Luckily I have been working on the project since early last year so I hopefully, like the opening ceromony I will be fortunate to get a ticket. Albeit, it will be really difficult!
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