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Congratulations Vancouver - 2010 Games the all-time No. 1

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DanOregon, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

  2. canucklehead

    canucklehead Member

    nothing in that story surprises me.
    that same story could come out of any Grey Cup week, with the exception of game's played in Toronto.
  3. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    What a whinefest of a read that was.
  4. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    I'm kind of proud of this line

    These are the fourth Olympics I've covered, and Vancouver drinks Athens, Torino and Beijing under the table.

    But geeze, suck it up buttercup.
  5. canucklehead

    canucklehead Member

    I wonder if it was the reporter's first time in Canada. Kind of sounds like it. He sounds shell shocked. Canadians like to have a good time and when we do we want everyone, even strangers on the train, to have fun too.
  6. JR

    JR Active Member

    As someone once posted, "Even the Irish think the Canadians are drunks". :)
  7. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Drinking Tokyo and Beijing under the table is no great shakes. But I was at the Sydney Games, and if Vancouver beat them, then THAT'S an historic accomplishment.
  8. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    PS: That's Torino, not Tokyo. Sorry for the typo.
  9. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    If you are drunk, and you want BTExpress to have a good time, stay as far away from BTExpress as you can.
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    You must not have visited Sestriere when you were in Torino.
  11. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    I take a lot of pride in that column.

    "It's been a two-week tailgate," she said. "I've covered a lot of college football, and this is like the Dante's Inferno version of tailgating."

    When I asked a reveler if there was too much public intoxication in Vancouver, he responded, "There should be more."

    Fuck yeah! :D

    My best drinking days are behind me, and I'm several thousand miles away from Vancouver, but I would love to have gotten hammered there at any time in the past three weeks.

    Go Canada Go, indeed!! ;D
  12. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    So the Canadians outdrink the Salt Lake Mormons and Chinese? Not sure why that guy sounds surprised.

    That piece is quite consistent with my experience around Canadians. Nice folk, but goddamn do they ever like their beer. Combine the beer-swilling culture with the biggest sporting event on Canadian soil in decades and that's exactly the environment I'd expect there.
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