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Old August 11 2008, 04:34 AM   #76
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Just read an article on Yahoo... some of the opening ceremonies fireworks were actually computer generated.
http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/bei...?urn=oly,99745
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Old August 11 2008, 04:34 AM   #77
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Wow, the Men's 400 Meter Freestyle Relay was a tight race! USA stole it from France at the last second!
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Old August 11 2008, 04:35 AM   #78
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Wow, the Men's 400 Meter Freestyle Relay was a tight race! USA stole it from France at the last second!
Suck it, Frenchies! America rules! Go Phelps!
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Old August 11 2008, 04:38 AM   #79
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Holy shit that 4x100m relay was insane. I cannot believe the US out touched France. The french swimmer was ahead by the smallest of margins going into the lunge -- but the US swimmer literally out lounged him by a finger. That was pretty damn exciting.


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Old August 11 2008, 04:38 AM   #80
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More like they stole it in the last one hundredth of a second. Hot damn that was AMAZING!
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Old August 11 2008, 04:40 AM   #81
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Wow, the Men's 400 Meter Freestyle Relay was a tight race! USA stole it from France at the last second!
Great race indeed. At one stage, there were 4 or 5 teams under the old world record, which was set in the heats. Two world records in the one event.

I think there were 4 or 5 world records during that session.
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Old August 11 2008, 04:59 AM   #82
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So right now NBC is talking to George W. Bush and I just spoiled myself, accidently on something I really didn't want to spoil myself with.

FUCK YOU NBC. FUCK YOU TO HELL.
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Old August 11 2008, 07:35 AM   #83
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Holy shit that 4x100m relay was insane. I cannot believe the US out touched France. The french swimmer was ahead by the smallest of margins going into the lunge -- but the US swimmer literally out lounged him by a finger. That was pretty damn exciting.


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So right now NBC is talking to George W. Bush and I just spoiled myself, accidently on something I really didn't want to spoil myself with.

FUCK YOU NBC. FUCK YOU TO HELL.
What got spoiled? I hate being on the West Coast...you have to avoid so much news just to not get spoiled on the results. NBC hates us!
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Old August 11 2008, 07:36 AM   #84
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Holy crap

Even with spoilers, that was the greatest swim race I've ever seen. What a gutsy performence from Lezak and just wow.
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Old August 11 2008, 07:36 AM   #85
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Holy shit that 4x100m relay was insane. I cannot believe the US out touched France. The french swimmer was ahead by the smallest of margins going into the lunge -- but the US swimmer literally out lounged him by a finger. That was pretty damn exciting.


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So right now NBC is talking to George W. Bush and I just spoiled myself, accidently on something I really didn't want to spoil myself with.

FUCK YOU NBC. FUCK YOU TO HELL.
What got spoiled? I hate being on the West Coast...you have to avoid so much news just to not get spoiled on the results. NBC hates us!
The race that just happened happened 3 hours ago. That's what got spoiled.
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Old August 11 2008, 08:01 AM   #86
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So right now NBC is talking to George W. Bush and I just spoiled myself, accidently on something I really didn't want to spoil myself with.
Why can't NBC show it live, as in Western Australia (which is two hours behind the east coast here), and they get live coverage there. What else has NBC got on at the moment??
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Old August 11 2008, 08:16 AM   #87
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So right now NBC is talking to George W. Bush and I just spoiled myself, accidently on something I really didn't want to spoil myself with.
Why can't NBC show it live, as in Western Australia (which is two hours behind the east coast here), and they get live coverage there. What else has NBC got on at the moment??
Oh, they show it live, only on the east and central coast. It's ridiculous.
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Old August 11 2008, 08:47 AM   #88
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Oh, they show it live, only on the east and central coast. It's ridiculous.
That would absolutely suck ... when virtually everyone else in the world is watching it live.

Just watched the diving. Chinese were awesome.
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Old August 11 2008, 08:48 AM   #89
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Holy shit that 4x100m relay was insane. I cannot believe the US out touched France. The french swimmer was ahead by the smallest of margins going into the lunge -- but the US swimmer literally out lounged him by a finger. That was pretty damn exciting.


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tomalak301 wrote: View Post
So right now NBC is talking to George W. Bush and I just spoiled myself, accidently on something I really didn't want to spoil myself with.

FUCK YOU NBC. FUCK YOU TO HELL.
What got spoiled? I hate being on the West Coast...you have to avoid so much news just to not get spoiled on the results. NBC hates us!
The race that just happened happened 3 hours ago. That's what got spoiled.

Good thing I was only paying half attention because I missed being spoiled on it.
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Old August 11 2008, 08:54 AM   #90
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tomalak301 wrote: View Post
Oh, they show it live, only on the east and central coast. It's ridiculous.
That would absolutely suck ... when virtually everyone else in the world is watching it live.

Just watched the diving. Chinese were awesome.
Was this the Mens synch diving? How were the Americans (I really only care about Phelps at this point in terms of must see tv)?
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