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#61 MCleveland89

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 07:51 PM

QUOTE (zettie85 @ February 28, 2010 - 07:38PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I agree. We aren't the best in total medals. Don't even come close in the summer. So when we accomplish something why do guys have to come in here and belittle that achievement?

You should probably read the entire thread before you start anything like this.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 07:52 PM

QUOTE (MacK_Attack @ March 1, 2010 - 01:31AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
1. Men's Moguls
2. Women's Snowboard Cross
3. Men's Skeleton
4. Women's Ski Cross
5. Women's bobsled
6. Men's Short-Track Relay
7. Ice Dance
8. Men's Curling
9. Women's Hockey
10. Men's 500m. Short-Track
11. Men's Long-Track Team Pursuit
12. Men's Hockey
13. Men's Snowboard Parallel Slalom
14. Women's Long-Track 1000m.

No disrespect but aside from Curling and Men's Hockey those are some lame sports to get gold in. Good for Canada I guess, but Ice-Dance? Skeleton? Ski Cross? Long-Track Team Pursuit? Maybe it's just me but these events are not exactly ones I'd miss if they were excluded from future winter olympics. And women's hockey is probably the least competitive event of the olympics.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 07:54 PM

QUOTE (Howard He Do It?! @ February 28, 2010 - 08:41PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It was a Canadian that belittled the achievement of the United States in winning the overall medal count. Don't even act like this is a one sided affair.


It's not one sided but this was a thread to show support for our record, not about your total medal count, which everyone knows is the best but won't admit it is the best.

Seriously though, a lot of people claim the USA is the most amazing thing ever but you can't even let us enjoy one thing that we have on the world now.
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Posted 28 February 2010 - 07:55 PM

QUOTE (dat's sick @ February 28, 2010 - 08:52PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No disrespect but aside from Curling and Men's Hockey those are some lame sports to get gold in. Good for Canada I guess, but Ice-Dance? Skeleton? Ski Cross? Long-Track Team Pursuit? Maybe it's just me but these events are not exactly ones I'd miss if they were excluded from future winter olympics. And women's hockey is probably the least competitive event of the olympics.


What events do you even watch then?
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Posted 28 February 2010 - 07:57 PM

QUOTE (zettie85 @ February 28, 2010 - 07:54PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's not one sided but this was a thread to show support for our record, not about your total medal count, which everyone knows is the best but won't admit it is the best.

Seriously though, a lot of people claim the USA is the most amazing thing ever but you can't even let us enjoy one thing that we have on the world now.

Again, I direct you to read the OP. This was a thread to celebrate the achievement of Canada's gold medal haul and to s*** on the American achievement of winning the most medals by belittling the silver and bronze medals. Check the last sentence of the OP. Not really a ringing endorsement.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 07:59 PM

QUOTE (zettie85 @ February 28, 2010 - 07:54PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Seriously though, a lot of people claim the USA is the most amazing thing ever but you can't even let us enjoy one thing that we have on the world now.




Not hardly. We have flaws, just like every other country on the planet. People who don't or won't see that are part of the problem.


That being said, when you base your entire country's happiness on how many gold medals you win at the Olympics.....come on now. It's a great achievement, no doubt.....but quit making it sound like you're little Oliver Twist at the orphanage and the other kids want to take your second bowl of gruel away from you.

Edited by Electrophile, 28 February 2010 - 07:59 PM.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 07:59 PM

QUOTE (zettie85 @ February 28, 2010 - 07:36PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes all medals count. Yes you beat us. Why do you have to come in to this thread and rain on our parade. We set a Winter Olympic record with 14 golds and we are proud. Some American's come in to these threads just looking for someone to jaw with. Piss off.



lol....did you even read the post i was responding to?
I guess Its ok for Canadians to belittled the achievement of the United States in winning the overall medal count because they have more golds.
And i believe the OP is the one who started the "Jawing" so dont cry about Americans raining on your parade. If your going to dish it our you better be able to take it.

Edited by Original-Six, 28 February 2010 - 08:17 PM.


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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:03 PM

Why do Canadians constantly preach this "It's our game" nonsense? Are they that insecure as a country? It's really, really weird how they always say that. It always sounds so juvenile. Like a two year old trying to ****** a lollipop from another two year old. Lol.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:08 PM

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Why do Canadians constantly preach this "It's our game" nonsense? Are they that insecure as a country? It's really, really weird how they always say that. It always sounds so juvenile. Like a two year old trying to ****** a lollipop from another two year old. Lol.

Because everyother country talkas like its their game. Thre was a thread the other day about how come 2014 the stateas wll be the best hockey country in the world.

We like to defend whats ours.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:10 PM

QUOTE (zettie85 @ March 1, 2010 - 01:55AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What events do you even watch then?

All of the cross-country skiing stuff (the heart of the winter olympics imo), curling, men's hockey, downhill skiing, maybe snowboard half-pipe. Of course I watch the occasional small event like Moguls or snowboard cross, they can be fun but I don't value them very highly... I've never met anyone who cares about Skeleton or Bobsled. Ice Dance is a sport? Hm.
A gold is a gold but I wouldn't brag about many of these golds.. do you people care about those sports when it's not olympics?

edit: forgot biathlon of course. that is super-fun.

Edited by dat's sick, 28 February 2010 - 08:14 PM.


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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:10 PM

QUOTE (newfy @ February 28, 2010 - 08:08PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Because everyother country talkas like its their game. Thre was a thread the other day about how come 2014 the stateas wll be the best hockey country in the world.

We like to defend whats ours.


You don't own the sport.

And last time I checked the best league in the world is primarily based in the United States.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:13 PM

all i can say is great for canada to set a record for most gold medals in a single Olympic games.
and great for the united states to get the most medals all round.

both countries should be greatful for these achievments!

i can only imagine how many people are gonna have crosby nightmares tonight!! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:15 PM

QUOTE (Doc Holliday @ February 28, 2010 - 08:10PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And last time I checked the best league in the world is primarily based in the United States.


This has political discussion written all over it.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:16 PM

I am confused. There is an often played commercial on NHL Network that states "Hockey is for everyone". Even Iginla says it in the commercial. But now I am being told hockey is Canada's game. Someone has been lying to me....

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:17 PM

QUOTE (dat's sick @ February 28, 2010 - 08:10PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
All of the cross-country skiing stuff (the heart of the winter olympics imo), curling, men's hockey, downhill skiing, maybe snowboard half-pipe. Of course I watch the occasional small event like Moguls or snowboard cross, they can be fun but I don't value them very highly... I've never met anyone who cares about Skeleton or Bobsled. Ice Dance is a sport? Hm.
A gold is a gold but I wouldn't brag about many of these golds.. do you people care about those sports when it's not olympics?



the canadians dont care. and i mean that in a positive way. no matter WHAT event it is it could be ice ballet, or line-dancing mugols...canadians will be thrilled to get gold in any of these!

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:18 PM

Move to other sports please. This deals with more then hockey or red wing hockey.
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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:20 PM

QUOTE (Broken 16 @ February 28, 2010 - 08:03PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Why do Canadians constantly preach this "It's our game" nonsense? Are they that insecure as a country? It's really, really weird how they always say that. It always sounds so juvenile. Like a two year old trying to ****** a lollipop from another two year old. Lol.


As I stated before, I'd bet that its to compensate for the fact that a Canadian team hasn't won the Stanley Cup since 1993.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:21 PM

QUOTE (Doc Holliday @ February 28, 2010 - 08:10PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You don't own the sport.

And last time I checked the best league in the world is primarily based in the United States.


Until 2014 we undoubtedly own the sport.

Before today you could bring up arguments about why we dont, but right now we're the olympic champs. And have the most players in the league, and pretty much every team in the last decade that has won a cup has heavy canadian influence.




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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:22 PM

This thread reminded me of PJ O'Rourke's study:

CANADIANS

Racial Characteristics:
Hard to tell a Canadian from an extremely boring regular white person unless he's dressed to go outdoors. Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen. It is thought to resemble a sort of arctic Nebraska. It's reported that Canadians keep pet French people. If true, this is their only interesting trait. At any rate, they are apparently able to train Frenchmen to play hockey, which is more than any European has ever been able to do.

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 08:22 PM

QUOTE (newfy @ February 28, 2010 - 08:08PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Because everyother country talkas like its their game. Thre was a thread the other day about how come 2014 the stateas wll be the best hockey country in the world.

We like to defend whats ours.



Defending what is yours? Lol... thanks for validating my post with a completely moronic statement. Let it go already. You guys started a great sport and it's spread internationally. That's enough to be proud of without embarrassing yourself with proclamations of ownership. It just sounds really, really dumb when you guys say that. Outsiders perspective. Take it or leave it. Hopefully you leave it, because I always get a good laugh whenever one of you says that. Kinda like the way I laugh when I see my two nephews bickering over a toy.








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