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So you win a gold medal ...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by TwoGloves, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Active Member

    Watching Michael Phelps today made me wonder: What do you do on the medal stand as the anthem is played? Hand over heart or not? For me, no. I've never been a hand-over-heart guy even though I love my country. Do I break into a huge grin? Absolutely. Sing along? Perhaps. Mug for the camera? Most likely at some point. Other thoughts?
  2. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    I stand there with a goofy looking grin on my face, amazed to be standing there, even if I was the event's favorite.
  3. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Put a black glove on my left hand and raise my fist.
  4. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Cry like a little girl before screaming "Fuck Bush!" :D
  5. luckyducky

    luckyducky Guest

    After he was waving the flag backwards on the other side of the stadium cheering you on? Horrible. ;D
  6. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Outing alert: Sportschick is really one of the Dixie Chicks. :)
  7. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Natalie Maines is my hero.
  8. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Well, I knew you were a fan of wide open spaces ...
  9. Wenders

    Wenders Active Member

    I'm with SC. I'd be bawling so hard I'd be lucky to find the medal stand.
  10. joe

    joe Active Member

    Funny that Two Gloves didn't say, uh, two gloves.
  11. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Two gloves probably doesn't know about 1968.

    Seriously, I would not do the glove thing. I'd ask them to just give me my medal and cut out the bullshit anthem ceremony.
  12. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty Guest

    me, too.
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