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    Quote Originally Posted by LaDiDah View Post
    I always loved watching the olympics but I think this year will be watched more with morbid fascination to see how much actually ends up going wrong. They made a huge mistake choosing Rio to host. I usually like to watch the track and field events, the diving and the gymnastics.
    I have to admit my interest is a morbid fascination too. It just seems so disorganised

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    Can't wait! Love watching these dedicated athletes putting everything they have into something they love.

    I too think Rio wasn't the place for the Olympics for all reasons stated previously, but I do like the Olympics in general.

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    Opening ceremony this morning - woot woot!

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    Damn pregnancy hormones, I keep crying every time they play someone's "I'm going to Rio" phone call!

    Then I decided to look at future Olympic cities and see Brisbane will likely put a bid in for 2028. Which - you guessed it - made me cry!

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    Not much into the ceremonies myself, but I'm looking forward to the sports themselves getting underway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    I find it really boring, but am horrifying fascinated with Rio.

    The olympics is a waste of money IMHO.
    I'm the same. It's always the time of year I'm super grateful we have FOXTEL, DVDs and now Netflix so I don't have to put up with seeing any of it!

    I know someone who grew up in Rio and a couple of people who still live there and even they can't believe they decided to have it there (or that anyone would want to go there). In their words "This is not a nice touristy city to come to. People are going to die". Hope that's not the case, but I guess we'll see :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by rainbow road View Post
    Damn pregnancy hormones, I keep crying every time they play someone's "I'm going to Rio" phone call!

    Then I decided to look at future Olympic cities and see Brisbane will likely put a bid in for 2028. Which - you guessed it - made me cry!



    Ah, don't feel too bad, I was crying into my cornflakes and I'm not even pregnant!

    It's just with all the bad news and horror lately, it was just so lovely to see the human race come together in harmony.
    Why can't it just be like that all the time.

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    I thought the opening ceremony was beautiful really loved it! The official stuff was boring as hell but I fast forwarded that part lol I love seeing how emotional people get, like the torch relay. And the carnival dancing and music was awesome.

    Re: "this is not a nice touristy city" I've heard the same about rio from Brazilian friends. But I do love the Brazilian culture.

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    Yep! I thought they did a wonderful job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rainbow road View Post
    Damn pregnancy hormones, I keep crying every time they play someone's "I'm going to Rio" phone call!

    Then I decided to look at future Olympic cities and see Brisbane will likely put a bid in for 2028. Which - you guessed it - made me cry!
    I posted in another thread the other day that I keep crying when I hear that ad on the radio I love it but hate it haha

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