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Post by Big Dog on Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:55 pm

While it looks like no one gives a rats, i think we should have a thread.

Qualifying in the mens & womens Moguls started today. Aust has a couple of medal hopes in each.

Opening ceremony starts in about 90 minutes.
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Post by taipan on Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:18 pm

I enjoy the Winter Olympics. You get to see sports you don't normally see.
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Post by Big Dog on Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:55 pm

taipan wrote:I enjoy the Winter Olympics. You get to see sports you don't normally see.

Agreed
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Post by lardbucket on Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:37 pm

Big Dog wrote:
taipan wrote:I enjoy the Winter Olympics. You get to see sports you don't normally see.

Agreed

Curling?

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116 - 9 - 400 - 4

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Post by taipan on Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:18 am

lardbucket wrote:
Big Dog wrote:
taipan wrote:I enjoy the Winter Olympics. You get to see sports you don't normally see.

Agreed

Curling?

Love it.
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Post by JGK on Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:25 am

The Aussie guy who finished 14th in the moguls - Rohan Chapman Davies - lives a few doors down from me.

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Post by WideWally on Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:09 am

A man with a ridiculous moustache jumps a long way in the Ski Jumping. Currently in the lead.

.... but has now been overtaken.
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Post by Nath on Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:36 am

shit coverage as usual
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Post by horace on Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:03 am

JGK wrote:The Aussie guy who finished 14th in the moguls - Rohan Chapman Davies - lives a few doors down from me.

... And such proximity clearly screwed his chances of a podium. All Oz sports bodies are now expected to advise their sportsfolk to not live in the same suburb as Mr K.
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Post by WideWally on Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:22 pm

Tess Coady injured in her final practice so she has withdrawn from today's event.
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Post by Big Dog on Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:23 pm

WideWally wrote:Tess Coady injured in her final practice so she has withdrawn from today's event.

Event has been postponed due to dangerous conditions so she might still compete subject to injury condition.
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Post by JGK on Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:58 pm

That Russian lass in the figure skating was quite impressive today.

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Post by skully on Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:12 pm

Big cans?
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Post by JGK on Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:14 pm

skully wrote:Big cans?

No. Just very very good at skating.

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Post by horace on Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:33 pm

Ice skating bores me to snores. But then everything beyond the ice hockey has the same lack of impact
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Post by embee on Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:32 pm

Nanny Goat just told us the Japanese competitor in the moguls is 4 foot 12
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Post by taipan on Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:51 pm

embee wrote:Nanny Goat just told us the Japanese competitor in the moguls is 4 foot 12

Quite tall for a Jap
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Post by JGK on Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:03 am

embee wrote:Nanny Goat just told us the Japanese competitor in the moguls is 4 foot 12

Am I the only one to be a bit spun out by Dirk Nannes doing the expert commentary at the winter Olympics?

Anyhoo.... two Aussie chick in the last 6 of the moguls. Nothing surer than they'll finish 4th and 5th.

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Post by JGK on Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:32 am

JGK wrote:
embee wrote:Nanny Goat just told us the Japanese competitor in the moguls is 4 foot 12

Am I the only one to be a bit spun out by Dirk Nannes doing the expert commentary at the winter Olympics?

Anyhoo.... † two Aussie chick in the last 6 of the moguls. †Nothing surer than they'll finish 4th and 5th.

FFS.

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Post by skully on Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:49 am

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Post by Big Dog on Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:22 am

JGK wrote:
embee wrote:Nanny Goat just told us the Japanese competitor in the moguls is 4 foot 12

Am I the only one to be a bit spun out by Dirk Nannes doing the expert commentary at the winter Olympics?

Anyhoo.... † two Aussie chick in the last 6 of the moguls. †Nothing surer than they'll finish 4th and 5th.

Nannes was a world cup Mogul skier before he played cricket.
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Post by Big Dog on Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:03 pm

Aussie half pipe snowboarder stuffed his final two runs but still takes bronze.
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Post by horace on Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:45 pm

Big Dog wrote:Aussie half pipe snowboarder stuffed his final two runs but still takes bronze.

Prolly should not have had a full pipe before the event.


Grabs several coats and a furry hat and skates outa here.
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Post by horace on Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:47 pm

If there a Bannie team at the Olympics, am.sure Furri's effigies would be a hot item.
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Post by Big Dog on Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:36 pm

Another silver in the snow board cross.
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