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    Opening ceremonies?

    Ok, there are no topics on this, am I the only one that is excited? 4 min till they start!


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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    Im tuned in.



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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    In the past I have never really gotten into the Olympics. But I will watch the opening ceremonies and try and get a bit more into it this year.



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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    wow a West Des Moines mention during the olympic preview.



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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    Lolo and Shawn both mentioned during the opening.


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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    If you have access to HD, the opening ceremonies is a must in HD.


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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    If you have access to HD, the opening ceremonies is a must in HD.

    That looked freaking awesome in HD.



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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Lolo and Shawn both mentioned during the opening.
    Lolo has the ingredients to be a star during and after these Olympics! Hope she performs well!!



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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    I'm impressed with what we have seen so far. I like this balanced coverage.



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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    There's only one thing that would allow me to sit through this.
    IOC: Many Viewers May Be Using Olympics-Enhancing Drugs | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA–The International Olympic Committee announced Monday that it will launch a full-scale investigation in the wake of allegations of Olympics-enhancing drug use by viewers. "We have reason to suspect that as many as 18 million U.S. viewers are artificially increasing their ability to sit through the Sydney Games with illegal substances, particularly marijuana," IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch said. "These drugs enable viewers to watch NBC Olympic coverage beyond the limits of normal human endurance." Interest-boosting doping, Samaranch said, is particularly rampant among viewers of archery, men's handball, and women's sailing



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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    This drum stuff is really cool!


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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    Very impressive display so far. HD is awesome!!!!


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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    Im glad i hooked up the antenna for the OTA HD. Ive always been a sucker for the opening ceremonies. Pretty sweet so far, especially the countdown with the drums.


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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    very sharp opening cermonies thus far!! the drum stuff was amazing! itd be awesome to be there through this. over 2000 drummers down perfectly and now the box stuff is cool to watch also....how the hell do you practice this and the time put into it
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    Re: Opening ceremonies?

    I can't believe those were people in those blocks... I was sure it was hydraulics controlled by computer.

    That is AMAZING!



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