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Old 04-18-2012, 03:38 AM
 
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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Evidently the organizers are having difficulty filling their entertainment card as the Sex Pistols have turned down their invite to appear at the closing ceremonies and their inquiry into Keith Moon's availability was rejected by his manager explaining that Mr Moon died in 1978.

Grave mistake to ask Keith Moon to play - Other Sports - Sport - Evening Standard
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:38 AM
 
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A fair proportion of the people over here are crossing their fingers that we don't balls the whole thing up...
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Scotland
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London is more capable of putting on a great olympics than most cities, certainly more capable than Rio de Janeiro who is hosting it next and Athens, Sydney, Atlanta, Barcelona and Moscow who have hosted recent olympics.
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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I don't care for the Olympics. I just want to get my hands on one of the "offsides" Olympic coins.
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Old 04-20-2012, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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I actually enjoy watching some of the events. But, I remember the previous Olympics having more hype. Maybe as it gets closer I'll start hearing more about the Olympics and such.
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Old 04-20-2012, 06:35 PM
 
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I like watching most of the events, especially the ice skating.

What puts a lump in my throat is the opening ceremony when all the teams from all the countries march in with their flags. That's one of the few times that I feel humanity is truly connected/united.
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Old 04-25-2012, 01:53 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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What puts a lump in my throat is the opening ceremony when all the teams from all the countries march in with their flags. That's one of the few times that I feel humanity is truly connected/united.
Echo the sentiment here. The opening ceremony is among my favourites. Can't wait for the Olympics to get started. Hope my country (India) wins at least a few medals.
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:05 PM
 
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Echo the sentiment here. The opening ceremony is among my favourites. Can't wait for the Olympics to get started. Hope my country (India) wins at least a few medals.
I hope so, too.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:46 AM
 
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India will win a good few, they done really well at the commonwealth games.
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