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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by aps View Post
    Ahhhhhhhhhh. I understand now. I can't blame you for being pissed off.

    Oops. Forgive me, you SOB.
    Thou art forgiven.

    I despise Daley and his thugs with every ounce of my being. It's not because they are Democrats, it's because they are corrupt pieces of ****. This whole thing was a ploy so that prick could get richer off of kickbacks from no-bid contracts for the construction.

    Minus the standard Chicago corruption "fees", getting the games would have probably cost us billions.

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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
    I was rooting for Rio from the beginning.
    They deserve it, there were no Olympics in Latin America so far.
    If Rio gets the 2016 Olympic knod, look out! Talk about partying 'til the break of dawn!!

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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by Objective Voice View Post
    If Rio gets the 2016 Olympic knod, look out! Talk about partying 'til the break of dawn!!
    One heck of a carnival is expected in 2016.
    I'll definitely attend that one.
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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    I'm a Sox fan. The Cubs failing is pleasurable for me.
    Ok, replace Cubs with Sox then. Works out almost the same. Will be a rainout tonight for the Sox by the way.
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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by Alex View Post
    "The race for the 2016 Olympics has came down to just Rio de Janeiro and Madrid, with the International Olympic Committee eliminating Chicago in a stunning first round of voting"

    Rio, Madrid still in race for 2016 Olympics - Yahoo! News

    This is too bad, Chicago would have been a great place for the Olympics. I hope Madrid gets it now, I would like to go there more than Brazil and the Olympics would be a great excuse to spend the money.
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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Ok, replace Cubs with Sox then. Works out almost the same. Will be a rainout tonight for the Sox by the way.
    Yeah, four years since our last World Series crown is breaking my heart. 4 is almost the same as 101, for sure.

    Aren't you a Tigers fan? How long has it been for you guys?

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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    Yeah, four years since our last World Series crown is breaking my heart. 4 is almost the same as 101, for sure.

    Aren't you a Tigers fan? How long has it been for you guys?
    25, and we clinch the playoffs against the Sox this year.
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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    I really don't get why people were trying so hard to tie Obama to this thing. If we "won," it wouldn't have been some outstanding victory on his part, and now that we "lost," it's not some immeasurable failure.

    In terms of the city choice, when I read things like this:

    1805: "It's unbelievable, overwhelming and spectacular," beams Rio de Janeiro governor Sergio Cabral, which kind of sums it up really doesn't it? "We must congratulate Rio, and also the work that we Spaniards have done, it was excellent. It's a disappointment for us," Spain's Queen Sofia tells Spanish public television from Copenhagen.

    Maria, Liverpool via text on 81111: "I've just decided to live in Brazil from 2013 to 2017. Who's with me?"

    1800: Unbelievable scenes in Rio, then, while in Copenhagen football legend Pele has tears streaming down his face as the news starts to sink in. Disappointment for Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago, of course, but few will begrudge Rio their moment in the sun. Now the hard work starts, though...

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    BBC's Gary Duffy in Rio: "The people of Rio have been streaming out of their offices onto the beach. The party is under way and it may last through the weekend."

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    1750: So there you have it. Joy unconfined for the delegates of Rio de Janeiro as they become the first South American city handed the role of hosts of the Olympic Games - just two years after they will host the 2014 Football World Cup. So near and yet so far for Madrid - just as in 2005 - but surely their time will come in the future.
    and this:

    Nearly 50,000 people erupted in celebration on Copacabana beach when the announcement was made.

    People jumped and cheered in a Carnival-like atmosphere at the famous Brazilian attraction.

    The party was expected to go on well into the night, and officials said the crowd would easily surpass 100,000 people.
    it makes me think they made the right choice.
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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    I really don't get why people were trying so hard to tie Obama to this thing. If we "won," it wouldn't have been some outstanding victory on his part, and now that we "lost," it's not some immeasurable failure.

    In terms of the city choice, when I read things like this:



    and this:



    it makes me think they made the right choice.
    I agree. I was not aware that the Olympics were not ever held in Latin America, good for them! A trip to Brazil in 2016 is in my sights.
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    Re: Chicago doesn't get 2016 Olympics

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    25, and we clinch the playoffs against the Sox this year.
    Before getting your asses handed to you in 3 by the yanks.
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