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renegade000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-29-04 10:41 PM
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24. well
i think they probably send more atheletes than we do too

i mean taiwan sent 83 or something like that...thats a really large amount for a nation that size. i think it all evens out.

who cares anyways...
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  -Some humility is in order. Olympic results justify pride, not arrogance. hansolsen  Aug-29-04 09:19 PM   #0 
  - it's stupid to have pride in this anyway  Djinn   Aug-29-04 09:23 PM   #1 
  - You want propaganda artists to count or analyze?  higher class   Aug-29-04 09:24 PM   #2 
  - it looks even worse when a medal per head of population  ozscott   Aug-29-04 09:26 PM   #3 
  - Yes, Australians are 7 times more likely to win an Olympic medal. N/T  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 09:28 PM   #7 
  - and how much do we pay for them  Djinn   Aug-29-04 11:24 PM   #27 
  - The US usally has the largest delegation  alarimer   Aug-29-04 09:59 PM   #12 
     - Yes, and we have the largest delegation because we draw from a huge  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 10:07 PM   #17 
  - It's interesting to see your break down  bloom   Aug-29-04 09:26 PM   #4 
  - the only sports that matter  alarimer   Aug-29-04 09:58 PM   #11 
  - I think that's a perfect way of putting it. I had never thought of that  democratreformed   Aug-29-04 09:27 PM   #5 
  - You mean responses like wE BiTcHsLaPpEd those sniveling French winos is  henslee   Aug-29-04 09:27 PM   #6 
  - Yes, that is exactly what I mean. Plus the bitch slapping of the U.N, the  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 09:33 PM   #8 
  - I do have to praise the Americans that I have seen win.  spenbax   Aug-29-04 09:37 PM   #9 
  - the athletes have been pretty cool  alarimer   Aug-29-04 10:01 PM   #13 
  - You obviously did not see  Holland   Aug-29-04 10:01 PM   #14 
  - Yes, I agree wholeheartedly. And I pull for them to win, celebrate when  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 10:02 PM   #15 
  - The Bible says, Pride goeth before the fall. Apparently...  Kahuna   Aug-29-04 09:48 PM   #10 
  - The only Biblical reference Shrub knows is "-- an eye for an eye". N/T  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 10:03 PM   #16 
  - Another stupid hate america thread....  trumad   Aug-29-04 10:07 PM   #18 
  - I don't hate America. I hate the arrogance exhibited by some Americans  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 10:10 PM   #19 
  - Oh please  trumad   Aug-29-04 10:30 PM   #21 
     - Hey, I'm not talking about the sporting event, I'm talking about our media  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 11:09 PM   #25 
  - yes, we ARE what's wrong with this country today.  jdjkkse   Aug-29-04 11:15 PM   #26 
  - Agreed, raw Olympic medal counts are meaningless (a little stats now)  daleo   Aug-29-04 10:18 PM   #20 
  - Thanks. 19th out of 25. About what I thought. N/T  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 10:32 PM   #22 
  - If you could break out the stats just for white American males who voted  hansolsen   Aug-29-04 10:36 PM   #23 
  - In golds, we barely managed to hold off the Chinese  KamaAina   Aug-30-04 02:01 PM   #34 
  - Nope  Djinn   Aug-30-04 06:50 PM   #38 
  - well  renegade000   Aug-29-04 10:41 PM   #24 
  - Uneven analysis, since each country has limited entrants  AwsieDooger   Aug-30-04 12:27 AM   #28 
  - If the U.S. can send their top three  daleo   Aug-30-04 10:25 AM   #30 
     - For sports where the USA gets 3 entrants, you're right  muriel_volestrangler   Aug-30-04 10:39 AM   #31 
        - Also, this caveat probably applies to other nations as well  daleo   Aug-30-04 11:27 AM   #32 
           - That is very true in the Winter Olympics  AwsieDooger   Aug-30-04 01:18 PM   #33 
  - don't know how many of the white male athletes voted republican  the_outsider   Aug-30-04 01:25 AM   #29 
  - But remember the former USSR would only be sending one athlete  Mr. Blonde   Aug-30-04 02:59 PM   #37 
  - Oh shut up  Blayde Starrfyre   Aug-30-04 02:29 PM   #35 
  - What does it mean?  msmcghee   Aug-30-04 02:53 PM   #36 

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