Condolences to Canada

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Oops - what happened? Canada not medalling in curling (other than in the new-fangled mixed doubles) and losing to Germany in the hockey semi-final :yikes: :superyikes: :yellowyikes: That's like Sauber beating Ferrari in a drag race :twisted:
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:whip: :nono: Theyve won more medals than 2014 or even Vancouver 2010...so lay off ehhhhhhhhhhh!
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How did curling get into the olympics anyway?
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There is no physical part to curling apart from 'sweeping'. But why would sweeping rate an olympic medal?

The ancient greeks must be turning in their graves!
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Irv the Swerve wrote::whip: :nono: Theyve won more medals than 2014 or even Vancouver 2010...so lay off ehhhhhhhhhhh!


Third place is pretty good!

And we beat the struggling Americans which was unexpected I think.
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overboost wrote:How did curling get into the olympics anyway?


I want to know "why"??
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Let's put things into perspective for our neighbours to the south!!

Canada has just over ELEVEN % (36.8 M) the population of the U. S. of A. (326.8 M) and yet, we have SIX MORE medals that our esteemed neighbours. :whip:

We may be tied for Silver; but, we have TWO MORE GOLD and TWO MORE BRONZE medals. :whip:

In fact, this year's total is a new record for Canada, whereas the Americans failed to live up to their record 37 at the Winter Games in 2010. :whip:

btw: The U.S. of A.'s record was broken by Norway, this year. Oh, and as a point of reference, Norway's population is LESS than 5.5 M a mere fraction of the 326.8 M of the U. S. of A.

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I say we change the name of this thread to:

We did it again, eh?

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In sports I always root for Germany - they did really well this time and almost got the gold in hockey against Russia or OAR. :thumbup: :clap:
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Methinks you're changing the subject...
eh??
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Nah, fact remains: Canada was underwhelming in its two national sports curling and ice hockey.
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darwin dali wrote:Nah, fact remains: Canada was underwhelming in its two national sports curling and ice hockey.


Last time I checked, nobody's perfect!
Fact remains, we have more gold than "most" other countries with a great population!! :P
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