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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:29 pm 
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It was nice to see Neil bringing it down to earth w/ nothing but acoustic guitar and harmonica.

It looked and sounded like he was actually doing it live too!


Yep. And you could tell because his voice cracked at least once...

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I wonder how hard he had to fight to not have the tape roll.


No shit, eh? This is why I'm kinda glad Rush didn't perform since just about everyone else were lip-syncing...

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Disco Boy wrote:
FOWL wrote:
zomby truth wrote:
It was nice to see Neil bringing it down to earth w/ nothing but acoustic guitar and harmonica.

It looked and sounded like he was actually doing it live too!


Yep. And you could tell because his voice cracked at least once...

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I wonder how hard he had to fight to not have the tape roll.


No shit, eh? This is why I'm kinda glad Rush didn't perform since just about everyone else were lip-syncing...

Yes, I was thinking the same thing, actually apparently a lot of bands turned down the opportunity to play the Olympics, I wonder if the demand that they airbandsync it is the reasoning behind declining. It really is sad. To me, Rush has too much integrity and success to bother with that type of mockery.

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sweden has 8 medals now. 4 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
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5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
final count: 5 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals. 8)

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sweden has 8 medals now. 4 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
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5 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
final count: 5 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals. 8)


That's impressive.


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Even more so the now olympic snowfall. It's all over the screen and nothing else, wow. All other channels have similar pictures on web cam. Full Moon and fleets of clouds for me then. Luwwitses, the fluffs and stuffs. --SF


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Even more so the now olympic snowfall. It's all over the screen and nothing else, wow. All other channels have similar pictures on web cam. Full Moon and fleets of clouds for me then. Luwwitses, the fluffs and stuffs. --SF



Sabrecrapairy...I believe you have the Gold Medal in Crapspewing all sowed up...don't worry that the Olympics are over, they have special ones for you :mrgreen:


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Sabretoophairy wrote:
Even more so the now olympic snowfall. It's all over the screen and nothing else, wow. All other channels have similar pictures on web cam. Full Moon and fleets of clouds for me then. Luwwitses, the fluffs and stuffs. --SF

The TV went digital,did you miss that? :shock:

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
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Even more so the now olympic snowfall. It's all over the screen and nothing else, wow. All other channels have similar pictures on web cam. Full Moon and fleets of clouds for me then. Luwwitses, the fluffs and stuffs. --SF

The TV went digital,did you miss that? :shock:



They don't need digital in Fairyland it's craptaculer... :wink:


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Medal count, bitches!


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Medal count, bitches!



Such anger... :?


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Plook wrote:
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Medal count, bitches!



Such anger... :?


It's my way of being "hip" and with the kids. I guess I should have said "Biatches!"


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calvin2hikers wrote:
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Medal count, bitches!



Such anger... :?


It's my way of being "hip" and with the kids. I guess I should have said "Biatches!"



Ooh do tell... :mrgreen:


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The Olympics are over. :roll:

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I have a Hot tub time machine... 8)


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Ooh do tell... :mrgreen:


"Word", "homey", bling crunk dat.


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Plook wrote:
Ooh do tell... :mrgreen:


"Word", "homey", bling crunk dat.



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Plook wrote:
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Plook wrote:
Ooh do tell... :mrgreen:


"Word", "homey", bling crunk dat.



Cha-moan-ee


Whoa, don't get too hip on me.


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Like David Bowie once sang: “Turn and face the strange.”

After all, surfing and the Olympics is a pretty strange pairing, is it not? New, different, historic, exciting, perhaps even a bit frightening. Factor in the the pandemic making these particular Games a logistical anomaly, and the strange has only gotten stranger. There’s nothing left to do but turn and face surfing’s official debut in the 2020… sorry, make that 2021 Tokyo Games.

And although we may not completely understand this historic development, we can get comfortable by familiarizing ourselves with exactly how it will all work: from the competition format and the judging criteria to the contest venue and the broadcast. So, consider this your Olympic surfing cheatsheet — a list of frequently asked questions answered as clearly and simply as possible. Read it, absorb it, then tune in next week and embrace the ch-ch-ch-changes.

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The Olympic surfing venue of Shidashita Beach is about 40 minutes outside of Tokyo. “Shida”, as it’s commonly called, is one of the most popular surfing destinations on the Chiba Peninsula. During the event, however, no other surfers will be allowed in the water, aside from the 40 competitors.

The break itself is a sand-bottom beachbreak indented by a series of groins that, during optimal conditions, can produce peaky, punchy wedges suitable for airs, hard turns, and occasionally, tubes.

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The Olympic surfing venue of Shidashita Beach is about 40 minutes outside of Tokyo. “Shida”, as it’s commonly called, is one of the most popular surfing destinations on the Chiba Peninsula. During the event, however, no other surfers will be allowed in the water, aside from the 40 competitors.

Throughout the competition window — July 25th-August 1st — heats will run when the best conditions appear. The event could realistically run in two and a half days, but ideally, it will be spread out over four days. For more information on tuning in live in the USA, check out NBC’s competition schedule. And for international viewers, the ISA has provided this handy guide.

NBC holds broadcast rights to the Olympics in the USA, and it can be watched on any of the streaming giant’s TV, Internet and mobile platforms. Something to remember, however: Tokyo is 16 hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time (PST). So, if you’re in the U.S. West Coast time zone, 2pm for you will be 6am the following day in Japan; and if competition were to commence on July 25th (the start of the event window), the live broadcast would begin in the afternoon on July 24th.

And since surfing is unique in that it will run only when the waves are best, how will we know when heats will be in the water? Here’s a helpful trick: download either the NBC Sports app or the official Olympics app (or both). From there, you’ll be prompted to pick which sports you want to follow (ahem, select surfing), and enable notifications. Then, whenever the event runs, you’ll get a little ding on your phone to tune in and watch live.

Women

Via the 2019 WSL season…

Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)
Stephanie Gilmore (AUS)
Johanne Defay (FRA)
Tatiana Weston-Webb (BRA)
Silvana Lima (BRA)
Carissa Moore (USA)
Caroline Marks (USA)
Brisa Hennessy (CRC)

Via the 2021 ISA World Surfing Games…

Pauline Ado (FRA)
Yolanda Hopkins (POR)
Teresa Bonvalot (POR)
Mahina Maeda (JPN)
Amuro Tsuzuki (JPN)
Daniella Rosas (PER)
Leilani McGonagle (CRC)

Via the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games…

Sofia Mulanovich (PER)
Anat Lelior (ISR)
Bianca Buitendag (RSA)
Ella Williams (NZL)

Via the 2019 ISA Pan American Games…

Dominic Barona (ECU)

Men

Via the 2019 WSL season…

Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA)
Kolohe Andino (USA)
John John Florence (USA)
Kanoa Igarashi (JPN)
Jeremy Flores (FRA)
Michel Bourez (FRA)
Gabriel Medina (BRA)
Italo Ferreira (BRA)
Owen Wright (AUS)
Julian Wilson (AUS)

Via the 2021 ISA World Surfing Games…

Leon Glatzer (GER)
Lucca Mesinas (PER)
Miguel Tudela (PER)
Manuel Selman (CHI)
Hiroto Ohhara (JPN)

Via the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games…

Rio Waida (INA)
Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR)
Billy Stairmand (NZL)
Frederico Morais (POR)

Via the 2019 ISA Pan American Games…

Leandro Usuna (ARG)


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Carissa Moore wins the Gold.


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Here's how many medals each country has:

United States: 25 medals (9 gold, 8 silver, 8 bronze)
China: 21 medals (9 gold, 5 silver, 7 bronze)
Japan: 18 medals (10 gold, 3 silver, 5 bronze)
ROC: 18 medals (7 gold, 7 silver, 4 bronze)
Great Britain: 13 medals (4 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze)
Italy: 12 medals (1 gold, 5 silver, 6 bronze)
South Korea: 10 medals (3 gold, 2 silver, 5 bronze)
Australia: 9 medals (3 gold, 1 silver, 5 bronze)
Canada: 7 medals (1 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze)
France: 7 medals (2 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze)
Chinese Taipei: 6 medals (1 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze)
Brazil: 5 medals (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
Germany: 5 medals (2 gold, 0 silver, 3 bronze)
Switzerland: 5 medals (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
Kazakhstan: 3 medals (0 gold, 0 silver, 3 bronze)
Mongolia: 3 medals (0 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
Netherlands: 3 medals (0 gold, 3 silver, 0 bronze)
Spain: 3 medals (0 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
Slovenia: 3 medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Serbia: 3 medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Ukraine: 3 medals (0 gold, 0 silver, 3 bronze)
Austria: 2 medals (1 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
Belgium: 2 medals (0 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Czech Republic: 2 medals (0 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Croatia: 2 medals (1 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
Egypt: 2 medals (0 gold, 0 silver, 2 bronze)
Estonia: 2 medals (1 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
Georgia: 2 medals (0 gold, 2 silver, 0 bronze)
Hungary: 2 medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Indonesia: 2 medals (0 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
Kosovo: 2 medals (2 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
Mexico: 2 medals (0 gold, 0 silver, 2 bronze)
South Africa: 2 medals (0 gold, 2 silver, 0 bronze)
Tunisia: 2 medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Turkey: 2 medals (0 gold, 0 silver, 2 bronze)
Bermuda: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
Bulgaria: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Colombia: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Denmark: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Ecuador: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
Hong Kong: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
India: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Iran: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
Israel: 1 medal (0 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
Ivory Coast: 1 medal (0 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
Jordan: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Kuwait: 1 medal (0 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
New Zealand: 1 medal (0 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
Norway: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
North Macedonia: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Philippines: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
Romania: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Thailand: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)
Turkmenistan: 1 medal (0 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze)
Uzbekistan: 1 medal (1 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze)


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and, finally two medals for sweden. gold and silver in men's discus throw.

8) 8)

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I'm going for Chinese Taipei

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