Be a Supporter!

2012 Olympics Discussion Thread

  • 22,872 Views
  • 642 Replies
New Topic Respond to this Topic
kRaZyAzN
kRaZyAzN
  • Member since: Jun. 5, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 18
Blank Slate
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-28 22:02:14 Reply

At 7/28/12 03:58 PM, Tony-DarkGrave wrote:
At 7/28/12 02:43 PM, Haggard wrote: Lol, Phelps didn't get any medal on 400m Individual Medley.
Thsts alwsys been a weak spot for him though. Plus AMERICA FOR THE GOLD.

What? He's won gold for it during the last two Olympics and he still holds the world record.


Founder of the Asian Users club Member of the Super Smash Bros.Crew since page 58. SSBB friend code: 3265-4812-7128

BBS Signature
Haggard
Haggard
  • Member since: Dec. 25, 2001
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 55
Writer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 04:52:53 Reply

At 7/28/12 05:02 PM, CharltonChinchilla wrote:
At 7/28/12 04:37 PM, Haggard wrote: Seriosuly, though. I really hope for the best in Rowing, since the german swimmers let me down today.
Team GB have got rowing sewn up. Ya aint getting your handns on one of our only hopes of gold... please don't ;-;

Sorry, but I want me some gold myself! :-/

On a sidenote: I love how many people are in the stadium, watching rowing. That's amazing!

At 7/29/12 04:36 AM, ArthurGhostly wrote: Anyone else watch the mens gymnastics on day 1?

The heartbreak on that German guys face when he tumbled. Felt it from here. Poor guy.

At least he made it to the finals.


Surf Nazis must die! || Wi/Ht? #38 || Review Request Club || NG Logs || METAL-ABC (Last update: 04. March 2012)

gamejunkie
gamejunkie
  • Member since: Dec. 16, 2002
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 56
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 06:38:00 Reply

End of day 1. GOLD Medals. Australia 1, England 0. Let's hope this trend continues.

It's strange to see England without any medals at all. When countries like Kazakhstan have a GOLD medal and even Uzbekistan have a Bronze medal. 19 countries with medals. England not one of them.

Gagsy
Gagsy
  • Member since: May. 21, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 53
Audiophile
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 06:57:24 Reply

At 7/29/12 06:38 AM, gamejunkie wrote: End of day 1. GOLD Medals. Australia 1, England 0. Let's hope this trend continues.

It's strange to see England without any medals at all. When countries like Kazakhstan have a GOLD medal and even Uzbekistan have a Bronze medal. 19 countries with medals. England not one of them.

We didn't get any on the first day of Beijing either =P Late bloomers or something.

Though I can't deny that Mark Cavendish missing out yesterday wasn't frustrating as a Brit.


[I've been wandering round but I still come back to you]

BBS Signature
Cootie
Cootie
  • Member since: Jul. 7, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 43
Movie Buff
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 07:07:45 Reply

I have a feeling that America and England will hit their stride in the days to come, but baseball being excluded will rob America of a few guaranteed medals.


For I am and forever shall be... a master ruseman.

BBS Signature
gamejunkie
gamejunkie
  • Member since: Dec. 16, 2002
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 56
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 07:29:57 Reply

At 7/29/12 06:57 AM, Gagsy wrote: We didn't get any on the first day of Beijing either =P Late bloomers or something.

Though I can't deny that Mark Cavendish missing out yesterday wasn't frustrating as a Brit.

Cavendish missed out thanks to a great tactical race by the Australians. It's called 'Revenge' for what happened in the Tour de France.

gamejunkie
gamejunkie
  • Member since: Dec. 16, 2002
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 56
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 08:29:53 Reply

Australia beaten by Brazil in the Basketball. WTF??? That wasn't supposed to happen.

HomicidialFrog
HomicidialFrog
  • Member since: Mar. 28, 2008
  • Online!
Forum Stats
Member
Level 08
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 08:33:59 Reply

So Al-Qaeda have yet to try and bomb the place thankfully.


You've got a fine pair of eyes.

HomicidialFrog
HomicidialFrog
  • Member since: Mar. 28, 2008
  • Online!
Forum Stats
Member
Level 08
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 08:39:08 Reply

At 7/27/12 10:42 AM, 24901miles wrote: lolojo

The things I'd let that woman do to me...

I have a fetish for muscular women...

You've got a fine pair of eyes.

ZJ
ZJ
  • Member since: Jul. 5, 2006
  • Online!
Forum Stats
Moderator
Level 45
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 08:41:36 Reply

At 7/29/12 07:07 AM, Cootie wrote: I have a feeling that America and England will hit their stride in the days to come, but baseball being excluded will rob America of a few guaranteed medals.

I'm still kinda pissed that they took baseball out of Games. It's not like the sport is only popular in the U.S.A. A lot of Asian and Latin American countries are fans of it, too. The arguments that it had no international appeal were bullshit.


Sig by Some Guy - AMA Formerly PuddinN64 - Portal, BBS, Icon, and Chat Mod "Your friends love you anyway" - Check out WhatTheDo & Guinea Something Good!

BBS Signature
Gagsy
Gagsy
  • Member since: May. 21, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 53
Audiophile
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 08:46:31 Reply

At 7/29/12 08:41 AM, ZJ wrote:
I'm still kinda pissed that they took baseball out of Games. It's not like the sport is only popular in the U.S.A. A lot of Asian and Latin American countries are fans of it, too. The arguments that it had no international appeal were bullshit.

They meant that it has no EUROPEAN appeal. Which really, is all that matters.


[I've been wandering round but I still come back to you]

BBS Signature
Haggard
Haggard
  • Member since: Dec. 25, 2001
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 55
Writer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 09:36:29 Reply

At 7/29/12 08:46 AM, Gagsy wrote:
At 7/29/12 08:41 AM, ZJ wrote:
I'm still kinda pissed that they took baseball out of Games. It's not like the sport is only popular in the U.S.A. A lot of Asian and Latin American countries are fans of it, too. The arguments that it had no international appeal were bullshit.
They meant that it has no EUROPEAN appeal. Which really, is all that matters.

This. Also, Baseball is boring as fuck. I rather watch chess live than Baseball.

Also USA: Kimberly Rhode is your new hero. She won medals at FIVE olympic games. Take that, Michael Phelps!

2012 Olympics Discussion Thread


Surf Nazis must die! || Wi/Ht? #38 || Review Request Club || NG Logs || METAL-ABC (Last update: 04. March 2012)

psychopathy
psychopathy
  • Member since: Mar. 3, 2012
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 01
Movie Buff
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 09:42:12 Reply

At 7/29/12 09:36 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 7/29/12 08:46 AM, Gagsy wrote:
At 7/29/12 08:41 AM, ZJ wrote:
I'm still kinda pissed that they took baseball out of Games. It's not like the sport is only popular in the U.S.A. A lot of Asian and Latin American countries are fans of it, too. The arguments that it had no international appeal were bullshit.
They meant that it has no EUROPEAN appeal. Which really, is all that matters.
This. Also, Baseball is boring as fuck. I rather watch chess live than Baseball.

Also USA: Kimberly Rhode is your new hero. She won medals at FIVE olympic games. Take that, Michael Phelps!

lol what

michael phelps has won at least 40 gold medals, 14 of them from the olympics alone. kimberly rhode has like three to brag about

Haggard
Haggard
  • Member since: Dec. 25, 2001
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 55
Writer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 10:02:36 Reply

At 7/29/12 09:42 AM, psychopathy wrote:
At 7/29/12 09:36 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 7/29/12 08:46 AM, Gagsy wrote:
At 7/29/12 08:41 AM, ZJ wrote:
I'm still kinda pissed that they took baseball out of Games. It's not like the sport is only popular in the U.S.A. A lot of Asian and Latin American countries are fans of it, too. The arguments that it had no international appeal were bullshit.
They meant that it has no EUROPEAN appeal. Which really, is all that matters.
This. Also, Baseball is boring as fuck. I rather watch chess live than Baseball.

Also USA: Kimberly Rhode is your new hero. She won medals at FIVE olympic games. Take that, Michael Phelps!
lol what

michael phelps has won at least 40 gold medals, 14 of them from the olympics alone. kimberly rhode has like three to brag about

Yes, but she's the first(!) US sportsperson to win medals at five different(!) olympic games.

Plus, she doesn't need to take any steroids to achieve that, unlike some other guy. ;)


Surf Nazis must die! || Wi/Ht? #38 || Review Request Club || NG Logs || METAL-ABC (Last update: 04. March 2012)

psychopathy
psychopathy
  • Member since: Mar. 3, 2012
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 01
Movie Buff
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 10:17:30 Reply

At 7/29/12 10:02 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 7/29/12 09:42 AM, psychopathy wrote:
At 7/29/12 09:36 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 7/29/12 08:46 AM, Gagsy wrote:
At 7/29/12 08:41 AM, ZJ wrote:
I'm still kinda pissed that they took baseball out of Games. It's not like the sport is only popular in the U.S.A. A lot of Asian and Latin American countries are fans of it, too. The arguments that it had no international appeal were bullshit.
They meant that it has no EUROPEAN appeal. Which really, is all that matters.
This. Also, Baseball is boring as fuck. I rather watch chess live than Baseball.

Also USA: Kimberly Rhode is your new hero. She won medals at FIVE olympic games. Take that, Michael Phelps!
lol what

michael phelps has won at least 40 gold medals, 14 of them from the olympics alone. kimberly rhode has like three to brag about
Yes, but she's the first(!) US sportsperson to win medals at five different(!) olympic games.

that's not more impressive than winning 40 gold medals though. she has fucking three. FUCKING THREE.

she's also a lot older, so naturally, she'll have more opportunities to go to the olympics

but whatever

Plus, she doesn't need to take any steroids to achieve that, unlike some other guy. ;)

how dare you!!!!!!

TB1ZZL3
TB1ZZL3
  • Member since: Jan. 31, 2009
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 16
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 10:33:05 Reply

I know I'm late to the party here; but holy FUCK those asses on the US volleyball team.

Be jealous, rest of the world.


Last.fm | Xbox LIVE - TEE B1ZZL3 | Steam

BBS Signature
Haggard
Haggard
  • Member since: Dec. 25, 2001
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 55
Writer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 12:07:25 Reply

At 7/29/12 10:17 AM, psychopathy wrote:
At 7/29/12 10:02 AM, Haggard wrote:
At 7/29/12 09:42 AM, psychopathy wrote:
At 7/29/12 09:36 AM, Haggard wrote: Also USA: Kimberly Rhode is your new hero. She won medals at FIVE olympic games. Take that, Michael Phelps!
lol what

michael phelps has won at least 40 gold medals, 14 of them from the olympics alone. kimberly rhode has like three to brag about
Yes, but she's the first(!) US sportsperson to win medals at five different(!) olympic games.
that's not more impressive than winning 40 gold medals though. she has fucking three. FUCKING THREE.

she's also a lot older, so naturally, she'll have more opportunities to go to the olympics

Hm, but there are people older than Kimberly, and yet no one (at least no US sportsperson) achieved this before her.
Also, there are not as much shooting competitions as there are swimming competitions. So she hasn't had as much opportunity to win gold medals. Plus: She hit EVERY SINGLE clay-pigeon in the finals. That's fucking impressive.


Surf Nazis must die! || Wi/Ht? #38 || Review Request Club || NG Logs || METAL-ABC (Last update: 04. March 2012)

gamejunkie
gamejunkie
  • Member since: Dec. 16, 2002
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 56
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 12:20:36 Reply

At 7/28/12 02:43 PM, Haggard wrote: Stuff.

I must congratulate you on your Ladies Beach Volleyball Team. Hubba Hubba!!

Haggard
Haggard
  • Member since: Dec. 25, 2001
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 55
Writer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 12:42:52 Reply

At 7/29/12 12:20 PM, gamejunkie wrote:
At 7/28/12 02:43 PM, Haggard wrote: Stuff.
I must congratulate you on your Ladies Beach Volleyball Team. Hubba Hubba!!

Yeah, if the don't win the match, at least they won the "better looking" contest. :P

Anyway, a silver medal for Team GB. That's one. Germany medal count: 0. I wonder how they want to reach the "50 medals" the german sport association set as a goal if all the favorites are eliminated during the preliminaries?


Surf Nazis must die! || Wi/Ht? #38 || Review Request Club || NG Logs || METAL-ABC (Last update: 04. March 2012)

II2none
II2none
  • Member since: Jul. 21, 2007
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 09
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 12:48:28 Reply

The Olympics ceremonies is the closest thing to a live action Fantasia.


QOTW: "I hate you because you never pass up and opportunity to mention that you are a "female"-Wreckr How to review like your opinion matters

BBS Signature
Tony-DarkGrave
Tony-DarkGrave
  • Member since: Jul. 15, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Supporter
Level 43
Programmer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 14:33:38 Reply

LOL US came first in rowing for 500M AND 1000M AND 1500M AND 2500M

you guys are getting RAPED.

AMERICA!

yurgenburgen
yurgenburgen
  • Member since: May. 28, 2001
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 47
Artist
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 14:34:50 Reply

So you're saying I just have to sit it out, yeah?

TB1ZZL3
TB1ZZL3
  • Member since: Jan. 31, 2009
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 16
Gamer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 14:55:08 Reply

Every women's gymnast is either ridiculously hot but not that good, or very manly and amazing.


Last.fm | Xbox LIVE - TEE B1ZZL3 | Steam

BBS Signature
Knights
Knights
  • Member since: May. 29, 2007
  • Online!
Forum Stats
Member
Level 47
Filmmaker
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 15:02:15 Reply

Watching water polo right now and it just occurred to me that water polo has nothing to do with regular polo. Why even call it water polo if it has nothing to do with regular polo? I don't call surfing water croquet, because that makes no sense.


I'd rather die a Wolf fighting against the Herder, than die a Sheep heading for the slaughter. AVGN Fan Club. - The Culturally Diverse Crew - The Carnivorous Crew

BBS Signature
Tony-DarkGrave
Tony-DarkGrave
  • Member since: Jul. 15, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Supporter
Level 43
Programmer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 15:04:38 Reply

America kicking ass in Water Polo!

Tony-DarkGrave
Tony-DarkGrave
  • Member since: Jul. 15, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Supporter
Level 43
Programmer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 15:17:23 Reply

when the fuck did these small insignificant countries get in the olympics?

I have never heard of Montenegro.

Tony-DarkGrave
Tony-DarkGrave
  • Member since: Jul. 15, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Supporter
Level 43
Programmer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 15:43:20 Reply

AND AMERICA TAKES WATER POLO!

Tony-DarkGrave
Tony-DarkGrave
  • Member since: Jul. 15, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Supporter
Level 43
Programmer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 16:12:21 Reply

checked the medal count on the Interactive TV

China 11
USA 8
Italy: 7
South Korea: 5
Jolly Old Britain: 1

lol

Sentio
Sentio
  • Member since: Nov. 7, 2004
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 53
Writer
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 16:15:52 Reply

At 7/29/12 02:33 PM, Tony-DarkGrave wrote: LOL US came first in rowing for 500M AND 1000M AND 1500M AND 2500M

you guys are getting RAPED.

AMERICA!

What on Earth are you on about... rowing is ONLY competed over a 2000m distance, and while the USA won the mens 8s heats, I will happily put money on Team GB winning more medals in rowing over all. At least 3 or 4 golds on the cards.

At 7/29/12 03:17 PM, Tony-DarkGrave wrote: when the fuck did these small insignificant countries get in the olympics?

I have never heard of Montenegro.

A bit harsh to call a nation insignificant just because you are too ignorant to have heard of them...

Disappointing start for team GB, but no track cycling, rowing or sailing medals yet, in which we will do well in all of them.


Buy the Newgrounds Writing Anthology Sig by lebastic

BBS Signature
Gagsy
Gagsy
  • Member since: May. 21, 2006
  • Offline.
Forum Stats
Member
Level 53
Audiophile
Response to 2012 Olympics Discussion Thread 2012-07-29 16:16:36 Reply

At 7/29/12 04:12 PM, Tony-DarkGrave wrote: checked the medal count on the Interactive TV

China 11
USA 8
Italy: 7
South Korea: 5
Jolly Old Britain: 1

lol

Besides the fact that its actually 2 (bragbragbrag), I think you're missing the point of the Olympic games really.

I just cheered home a French relay team to win Gold at swimming due to how gutsy their final swimmer was. And France is the old enemy. So you know, stop being so American.


[I've been wandering round but I still come back to you]

BBS Signature