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Winter Olympics 2022

Discussion in 'Sports Board' started by Rush-O-Matic, Feb 3, 2022.

  1. Rush-O-Matic

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    Curling! Luge! Hockey! Skiing!
     
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    im here for the crashes
     
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    I'm just not into the Olympics this year... don't know why.
     
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    I'm interested in the hilarious co-ed curling, where brother/ sister teams yell at each other, and definitely looking forward to skiing stuff. Shawn White's last hurray should be fun.
     
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    You guys drew Sweden first round. You're fucked.

    We drew China... not sure what to think.
     
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    Wait. Holy fuck am I late to the game. 6th Session already?

    And how the fuck are the Italians winning?
     
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    Some sessions start before Opening Ceremonies, just to get everything in.
     
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    before the genocide starts
     
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    With all of China’s bullshit assfuckery, including support of Russia as they attempt to rebuild the Soviet Union, fuck the Beijing Olympics.

    My bitterness about yet another weekend storm and cold as balls weather doesn’t exactly endear winter sports to me either.
     
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    it's to the point that many countries (including US and Canada) advised athletes to take burner phones and leave all personal electronic devices at home
     
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    This was the most boring Opening Ceremonies I can remember. I really enjoyed NBCs opening piece on the US parents of athletes, but the rest was kind of dumb.
     
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    why Vegas?
     
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    It's where they usually hold the Black Hat conferences. You never bring your own, base cell phone with you, as it will get hacked.
     
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    Look at you mr fancy two cell phone man
     
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    I wonder how seriously the Olympic athletes took the advice. Like if we find out that the US got hacked because a 17-year-old snowboarder needed to keep her TikTok updated.
     
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    Went to Black Hat a couple years ago. They had a projector scrolling the personal information of people in attendance in one of the halls. It was wild.
     
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    Watching Lindsey Jacobellis win gold in the snowboard cross, after falling right at the end with a huge lead back in 2006, is some great redemption. Go Lindsey!

    The Great Wall themed course, the random ridgeline downhill / Super G course in the middle of no snow mountains, and the abandoned factory that has cooling towers that look like the Simpsons nuclear plant have all created some interesting visuals. Other than Nathan Chen's unbelievable skating performance, there haven't been a lot of electrifying moments yet.
     
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    Whoever wins the gold in hockey, will Chins buy/bribe over their citizenship so they can claim it?

    What an awful country. They just got the Olympics a few years ago and didn’t deserve it then. Nothing says “our country is welcoming, tolerant and worldly” like being controlled by oppressive genocidal goons.