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2010 Commonwealth Games (Delhi) Thread

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by allezfred, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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    Opening ceremony begins in about 20 minutes. Let the fiasco games begin! :cheer2:

    There's no lighting of a flame at the Commonwealth Games right? :shuffle: :EVILLE:
     
  2. CaptCrunch

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    When is the first day of swimming?
     
  3. floskate

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    Thanks for the heads up. I totally forgot this was on until your thread reminded me. Love the BBC opening credits. :)
     
  4. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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    Tomorrow, I think.
     
  5. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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    Ian Thorpe in the studio with Sue, Colin and Denise.
     
  6. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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    Indian national anthem sounds like it has been played on a gramophone.
     
  7. floskate

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    :lol: I've been to India on two occasions and both times you couldn't move in the markets for old gramophones from the days of the Raj. I bought two. :shuffle:

    All this endless talk over the state of the facilities. Honestly Huw Edwards seemed kind of surprised they actually had electricity. :rolleyes:
     
  8. allezfred

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    The prodigy drummer boy looks like a right little brat. :p
     
  9. kylet3

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    Has the parade of nations occured yet? I'm just tuning into this massive drum piece...
     
  10. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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    I'm loving the massive helium balloon. Great idea!
     
  11. allezfred

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    Not yet.
     
  12. kylet3

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    Thanks! agree with you on the brat comment... :slinkaway
     
  13. allezfred

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    Oh no, not the "Indiaaaaaaaaa, Incredible India" ad. :scream:
     
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  14. allezfred

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    Performing schoolchildren. I'll refrain from making the obvious comment. :shuffle:
     
  15. marbri

    marbri Hey, Kool-Aid!

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    Is this guy actually singing anything?
     
  16. floskate

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    Love the henna tattoo's. Very cool idea. :)
     
  17. marbri

    marbri Hey, Kool-Aid!

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    And well executed.
     
  18. allezfred

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    The parade of nations!
     
  19. allezfred

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    Aussies are very colourful.
     
  20. marbri

    marbri Hey, Kool-Aid!

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    :lol: was that booing I heard?
     
  21. kylet3

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    don't be surprised if there is when Pakistan walks in...
     
  22. allezfred

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    Am loving the Nehru jacket inspired English team uniform.
     
  23. marbri

    marbri Hey, Kool-Aid!

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    English made an effort with their outfits.

    Oh well, the athletes so far all looked happy enough to be there (even if the audience looks terribly bored).
     
  24. allezfred

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    Norn Iron! :cheer2:
     
  25. allezfred

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    Huge welcome for Pakistan! I guess the Indians only boo Canadians. Maybe they don't like standing ovations? ;)
     
  26. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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    Scotland combine Nehru shirts with kilts. :lol:
     
  27. allezfred

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    South Africans have come armed with vuvuzela! :scream:
     
  28. marbri

    marbri Hey, Kool-Aid!

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    I wondered if it was more they didn't like the lack of standing ovations they gave the organizing committee a week or so ago :D
     
  29. marbri

    marbri Hey, Kool-Aid!

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    Daughter said "oh no, look what they brought with them".
     
  30. kylet3

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    I thought they got quite a loud welcome? I didn't hear any booing or maybe I am just losing it? :confused: