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US athletes told to walk softly at the olympics

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Jakeman, May 17, 2004.

  1. Jakeman

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    I think it's silly. Athletes should be allowed to celebrate.
     
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    Unfortunate. There is nothing wrong with being proud of one's country. It is too bad our athletes will have to practice restraint, instead of letting their natural exuberance and competitiveness shine through. It is those very qualities that help make them world class athletes in the first place.

    I would hope that most reasonable people wouldn't mistake national pride for arrogance, but with the current world climate some restraint is probably warranted.
     
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    the restraint is warrented...but if i were an olympic athlete I would wave out flag. I mean, I am there to represent the US...
     
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    they wouldn't, but most people aren't reasonable.
     
  7. Haite

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    It's a good idea.
     
  8. Jakeman

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    I think it's funny that everyone has been searching for sarin and other toxins for years, and now they find it on the side of the road.
     
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    good idea. at least it shows that we realize that every country in the world hates us
     
  11. Lurk

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    Everyone's gotta hate somebody. Not sure why, but our species just seems to be wired that way. We're simply the easiest target, deserved or not.
     

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