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    8-10-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Thought I'd start one for today:


    Just saw Phelps crush the IM. I can't get enough of the olympics! I even watched fencing.


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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    Thought I'd start one for today:


    Just saw Phelps crush the IM. I can't get enough of the olympics! I even watched fencing.
    Fencing was quite entertaining...kind of a weird olympic sport but its also good we swept the medals in that event. Gave us a good start in the games.



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Did anyone see the medal presentation for the Sabre (fencing)?

    All 3 spots filled by Americans... It always gets to me to see the American flag raised while the national anthem is played at the Olympics.



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    Did anyone see the medal presentation for the Sabre (fencing)?

    All 3 spots filled by Americans... It always gets to me to see the American flag raised while the national anthem is played at the Olympics.
    yeah, that was amazing!! Even had that one chick crying. It was cool to see former president bush give her something to wipe her tears off afterwards



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Anybody have a NBC schedule of whats on today?

    All I found at NBC.com was "Olympics" - nothing specific.



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Try nbcolympics.com

    You can get a list of TV, online, or both.



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    I can't believe the #1 men's sand volleyball team lost to the 23rd ranked latvians...in straight sets.



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    I can't believe the #1 men's sand volleyball team lost to the 23rd ranked latvians...in straight sets.

    comeon ... warn people if your going to put spoilers in this thread.

    I'm watching the second set right now.



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    yeah, that is a little disappointing.



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by clones_jer View Post
    Anybody have a NBC schedule of whats on today?

    All I found at NBC.com was "Olympics" - nothing specific.
    Here is a PDF schedule:
    http://www.nbcumv.com/special/S__Pre..._schedule9.pdf



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    I'm not going to do jack **** this whole week except watch olympics...i love it



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Does anyone else find it funny that some men swimmers basically are wearing women's 1 piece swimsuits? I know it's supposed to help cut through the water, but I came in late on a race and thought this dude was a chick cause he had his swimming cap on to go along with his 1 piece. It was Larsen Jensen I think...


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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by htownclone View Post
    Does anyone else find it funny that some men swimmers basically are wearing women's 1 piece swimsuits? I know it's supposed to help cut through the water, but I came in late on a race and thought this dude was a chick cause he had his swimming cap on to go along with his 1 piece. It was Larsen Jensen I think...
    Most of those speedsuits and co-designed/engineered by a professor here at ISU



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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by clones_jer View Post
    comeon ... warn people if your going to put spoilers in this thread.

    I'm watching the second set right now.
    Not to sound like a jerk, but I would recommend not reading a thread about something that you are watching or planning on watching when the result has already occurred, especially with the Olympics.


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    Re: 8-9-08 Olympic discussion thread

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Not to sound like a jerk, but I would recommend not reading a thread about something that you are watching or planning on watching when the result has already occurred, especially with the Olympics.
    So there is a 13 hour time difference between here and beijing...so all the live events are going to be at night and through the wee hours of the morning just an FYI...anything your watching in the morning of early afternoon our time is going to be reruns of action.



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