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Heh, hockey commentator "national anthem sends goose pimples down your spine".
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Jeff the Bear wrote:According to the BBC, 7.30 and 8.20 are when our medal hopefuls in the pool go for their finals.
Adlington is 8th fastest - I wish they would stop talking her up.
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Jeff the Bear wrote:According to the BBC, 7.30 and 8.20 are when our medal hopefuls in the pool go for their finals.
Doesn't sound like Adlington is that realistic a medal hope according to many pundits. Not sure if the 800 is a better bet?
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jrp wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:According to the BBC, 7.30 and 8.20 are when our medal hopefuls in the pool go for their finals.
Adlington is 8th fastest - I wish they would stop talking her up.
Did she win her qualifier?
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Good Jaysus the sailing looks shit hard...

Fair play to the boys though, 2nd after 2 races...
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jrp wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:According to the BBC, 7.30 and 8.20 are when our medal hopefuls in the pool go for their finals.
Adlington is 8th fastest - I wish they would stop talking her up.
She eased off while being miles ahead in her heat. Probably thouht it was safe. Other heats were faster, those performers might have drained their tanks more for the need to qualify and Adlington certainly has more to give.
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bollinger wrote:any word on the corporate ticket scandal, public going nuts about all the empty sold seats
I heard some of the corporates were warned about the false flag terror attack that is to be used as justification for an invasion of Iran
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Cthulu's Trilby wrote:
jrp wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:According to the BBC, 7.30 and 8.20 are when our medal hopefuls in the pool go for their finals.
Adlington is 8th fastest - I wish they would stop talking her up.
Did she win her qualifier?

Er, no
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The crowd at the weightlifting is very supportive of every competitor
Nice, that
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BBC 2 wrote:
Cthulu's Trilby wrote:
jrp wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:According to the BBC, 7.30 and 8.20 are when our medal hopefuls in the pool go for their finals.
Adlington is 8th fastest - I wish they would stop talking her up.
Did she win her qualifier?

Er, no
Er, yes, you fuckwit.
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LeinsterLion wrote:Water Polo athletes must be incredibly fit. Swimming and staying afloat that much while battling physically with other big lads and sudden bursts of energy and pace... :shock:

One of my mates plays water polo in college. I can't get over the level of fitness that those guys have.
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The beeb is pissing me off. Linaker is such a plum - do some work and at least try to sound like you know what you're talking about. And stop being so embarrassingly desperate for medals FFS!
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Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:
Cthulu's Trilby wrote:
jrp wrote:
Jeff the Bear wrote:According to the BBC, 7.30 and 8.20 are when our medal hopefuls in the pool go for their finals.
Adlington is 8th fastest - I wish they would stop talking her up.
Did she win her qualifier?

Er, no
Er, yes, you fuckwit.

Were there 8 qualifiers?
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Agreed, trying really hard not to say "shame it was only silver".

Girls hockey going well.
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BBC 2 wrote:

Were there 8 qualifiers?
It's on time, dumbarse.
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Nolanator wrote:
LeinsterLion wrote:Water Polo athletes must be incredibly fit. Swimming and staying afloat that much while battling physically with other big lads and sudden bursts of energy and pace... :shock:

One of my mates plays water polo in college. I can't get over the level of fitness that those guys have.
we used to play with 2 sets of trunks and a effing cricket box, one of the roughest sports i've played, albeit 20+ years ago, surprised there was so few punch ups
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Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:

Were there 8 qualifiers?
It's on time, dumbarse.


Fair enough hadn't appreciated that.

But could the 5th placed swimmer in say the following heat have disdplaced her?
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BBC 2 wrote:
Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:

Were there 8 qualifiers?
It's on time, dumbarse.


Fair enough hadn't appreciated that.

But could the 5th placed swimmer in say the following heat have disdplaced her?
Yes.
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I have enjoyed watching fencing but fudge me, a match lasts the best part of 10 mins.
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Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:
Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:

Were there 8 qualifiers?
It's on time, dumbarse.


Fair enough hadn't appreciated that.

But could the 5th placed swimmer in say the following heat have disdplaced her?
Yes.

So she did not win her qualifier
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BBC 2 wrote:

So she did not win her qualifier
Yes she did, I watched the race, you clown.
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Fcuk me, after £500m of lottery funding British swimmer Renwick STILL loses 0.5m at every fcuking turn to the Yanks, what do British swimming coaches do?, because their swimmers are consistently technically inferior to the ROW
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Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:

So she did not win her qualifier
Yes she did, I watched the race, you clown.

She came eighth in the qualifier as its based on time as you kindly explained to me.
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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She came first in her qualifier.

Qualification to the final is based on time, so you can win your qualifier and still not qualify as there were three qualifing races for the final.

I know even you're not this f**king thick so take your trolling elsewhere, you tedious prick.
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BBC 2 wrote:
Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:

So she did not win her qualifier
Yes she did, I watched the race, you clown.

She came eighth in the qualifier as its based on time as you kindly explained to me.
The answer to the question I asked was 'yes'.
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Sefton wrote:She came first in her qualifier.

Qualification to the final is based on time, so you can win your qualifier and still not qualify as there were three qualifing races for the final.

I know even you're not this f**king thick so take your trolling elsewhere, you tedious prick.

I think you are right and wrong. If you win your heat you go through n'est pas?
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:lol: :lol: :lol: It just gets better! No can possibly be that wrong and not be taking the piss.




Watching some of the fencing at the mo, how the fudge did they used to judge this without the electronic indicators?!
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I'm finding it hard to keep track of all this Olympics shit. I'm usually a highlights man and hear about what's happened then tune in to see if we've done well. Just walked into my local to watch the football and loads of pissed people were going mental as they thought renwick had just won a bronze. I was lifted by this then realised he'd won fudge all.

These UAE lads look quite good.
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LeinsterLion wrote:Watching some of the fencing at the mo, how the fudge did they used to judge this without the electronic indicators?!
Real swords.
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Giggs! Another Welsh goalscorer. :)
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AND-y wrote:Giggs! Another Welsh goalscorer. :)
Just like Agincourt, we're carrying these English lightweights :thumbup:
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Cthulu's Trilby wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:
Sefton wrote:
BBC 2 wrote:

So she did not win her qualifier
Yes she did, I watched the race, you clown.

She came eighth in the qualifier as its based on time as you kindly explained to me.
The answer to the question I asked was 'yes'.


Its a grey area
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Gold, baby!
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LeinsterLion wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: It just gets better! No can possibly be that wrong and not be taking the piss.




Watching some of the fencing at the mo, how the fudge did they used to judge this without the electronic indicators?!
Honour system most of the time. I fenced for a while, enjoyable sport.
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Here we go then...another flop on the cards!!!

Come on Big Nose!
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Talk about pressure on Adlington.
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Woohoo, we’ve already done better than we did in Beijing!
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Adlington isnt even expected to get a medal in thi race?
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