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    The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    At least this one. Keep the ugly kids off camera.


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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    We should have started with Carl Lewis. ;)



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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    At least this one. Keep the ugly kids off camera.


    Olympic girl seen but not heard - CNN.com


    This policy should be implemented at the Fair.

    holy crap there are some uglies down there.


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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    It seems to me like China is really right on the edge of a major PR disaster with these games. First they go back on the promise to allow open internet access to journalists, then they rough up a couple Japanese press members. Then you have the random killing of the relative of the US volleyball coach, and now the revelation that they kept some little girl out of a visible roll in the opening ceremonies because she isn't cute enough. I just get this feeling that it is only a matter of time before something really big goes wrong.



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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    The Chinese officials in general have some of the craziest and most far-out dreams and plans that I've ever seen or heard of.

    1.) Guaranteeing no rain in the Olympics.
    2.) The Chinese men's gymnastics coach said he'd jump off of the tallest building in Beijing if they didn't win the Gold.

    I know there's more so you guys can fill them in.


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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    I thought they all looked the same anyway


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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    The Chinese officials in general have some of the craziest and most far-out dreams and plans that I've ever seen or heard of.

    1.) Guaranteeing no rain in the Olympics.
    2.) The Chinese men's gymnastics coach said he'd jump off of the tallest building in Beijing if they didn't win the Gold.

    I know there's more so you guys can fill them in.
    1.) FAIL. It poured on the beach volleyball events.
    2.) Well, they pulled this off.... but it would have been interesting to see if he would have actually backed it up!



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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    The Chinese officials in general have some of the craziest and most far-out dreams and plans that I've ever seen or heard of.

    1.) Guaranteeing no rain in the Olympics.
    2.) The Chinese men's gymnastics coach said he'd jump off of the tallest building in Beijing if they didn't win the Gold.

    I know there's more so you guys can fill them in.
    How about requiring the coaches to sign a contract stating they wouldn't allow athletes to get injured in training... How exactly does that work?



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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    At least this one. Keep the ugly kids off camera.
    Have you seen any American movies lately or ever?

    It appears that China is following in our footsteps.



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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    I just get this feeling that it is only a matter of time before something really big goes wrong.
    You mean besides a murder? Reminds me of the Iowa State Daily headline in the 90's, "Stabbing Aside, VESHEIA a Sucess."

    I know what you meant though...


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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    The cute girl not singing wasn't the only phony thing about the opening ceremony.

    Part of the opening ceremony fireworks were staged for the TV audience. The Chinese didnt trust the fireworks to leave perfect 'footprints' in the air so they electronically inserted the perfect images into the video coverage at just the right time. Per the UK Telegraph..

    Beijing Olympic 2008 opening ceremony giant firework footprints 'faked' - Telegraph

    They are also reminding their police to 'smile' as well.



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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    No offense, but I think we would do the same. If anything I think we glorify beauty more than the Chinese do.



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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    "The reason was for the national interest,"

    Holy Cow! That must be one ugly girl!


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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneFan65 View Post
    "The reason was for the national interest,"

    Holy Cow! That must be one ugly girl!
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    I will say I have seen a lot of hot Chinese females while watching the Olympics.



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    Re: The U.S. should adopt some of China's laws

    Quote Originally Posted by matmann22 View Post
    The cute girl not singing wasn't the only phony thing about the opening ceremony.

    Part of the opening ceremony fireworks were staged for the TV audience. The Chinese didnt trust the fireworks to leave perfect 'footprints' in the air so they electronically inserted the perfect images into the video coverage at just the right time. Per the UK Telegraph..

    Beijing Olympic 2008 opening ceremony giant firework footprints 'faked' - Telegraph
    You might check this out. Nobody was trying to hide the CGI...

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...fireworks.html


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