Slagging off our ceremony

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by FNUSNU, Aug 13, 2012.

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  1. They’re just jealous.
     
  2. Never heard of it. Won't lose any sleep over it.
     
  3. Opening ceremony - weird/crap

    Closing ceremony - just crap

    Bit in between - fuckin awesome

    The pattern shows that when you've got the money making egos doing their thing, it's crap and makes the country look like a bunch of *****. When you've got the athletes doing their thing, it's mega and makes us look really good.
     
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  4. Makes me want to kill a fluffy kitten.
     
  5. We are the Mods, we are the Mods, we are we are we are the Mods!... Thas bit was the highlight of the entire show ;)
     
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  6. Strange just read the New York Times and they loved it.
     
  7. Enda thought the whole thing was fecking lovely, "deepening Anglo-Irish ties" he didn't even mention all the Irish athletes symbolically become part of a big feck-off Union Jack at the end. I imagine Dev is rotating in his grave and Gerry has had to have a little lie down. Which is nice.
     
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  8. So did the Washington Post, the Australian, El Pais and every other "real" newspaper I've read.
     
  9. I don't think the opinion of one gobshite American is going to get even an outrage milkfloat going.
     
  10. I see you have your cynical hat on again this morning, Bill Hanstock !

    What a sad little place Hanstock World must be!
     
  11. Before anyone gets the outrage bus into first gear, I think we might have a headline: Septics in irony shock.
     
  12. The opening/closing ceremonies are fundamentally everything that you would expect when you combine national hubris with a limitless budget of other people's money; a tasteless festival of appalling tackiness that ends up competing with Aldershot in an additional Olympic event to decide which is more camp.

    If they ever decide to hold a Gay Games, it is hard to see how they could top it... short of HRH Prince Edward singing Barbra Streisand's greatest hits whilst dressed in a basque and high heels.
     
  13. Just an idiot who probably supports the IRA thinking they are nice innocent cuddly people.
     
  14. I only watched one thing and that was the opening ceremony.
    No interest in it to expensive