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  -IOC: Chinese gymnasts eligible ckramer  Aug-23-08 10:14 PM   #0 
  - Looks like the cover-up has been successfully executed  bluestateguy   Aug-23-08 10:18 PM   #1 
  - There was no coverup. Just eyes closed, fingers in the ears and yelling "LA-LA-LA I CAN'T HEAR YOU  apnu   Aug-25-08 02:49 PM   #71 
  - IOC passes eligibility matters to the Int'l Gym. Fed: "not taking gov't-issued docs at face value"  tiptoe   Aug-29-08 10:20 PM   #95 
  - Chinese CHEATER!!! eom..  4dsc   Aug-23-08 10:18 PM   #2 
  - IOC is also complicit  LiberalFighter   Aug-23-08 10:22 PM   #3 
     - yep - they're too chickenshit, afraid to make waves.  kath   Aug-24-08 01:46 AM   #14 
        - Total corporate sellout  not fooled   Aug-24-08 11:35 PM   #62 
  - Until there is a reliable biometric test for age, forged birth certificates will control.  sharesunited   Aug-23-08 10:26 PM   #4 
  - There was a program on ABC (Asia-Pacific Broadcasting)  rpannier   Aug-23-08 11:14 PM   #7 
  - I was going to say something like...  RexDart   Aug-24-08 12:46 AM   #11 
  - You can tell pretty well from which teeth have erupted.  LeftyMom   Aug-24-08 01:06 AM   #13 
  - I've been watching for a proposal to conduct just such an analysis.  Lasher   Aug-24-08 04:35 AM   #20 
  - I didn't watch the Olympics so I didn't see these girls but one of my friends said  proud2Blib   Aug-24-08 09:33 AM   #31 
  - "pretty much"  BearSquirrel2   Aug-24-08 09:39 AM   #33 
  - If you combine two measures, such as teeth and closure of growth plates on long bones  LeftyMom   Aug-24-08 12:27 PM   #45 
     - One would also have to look at developmental variation ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-24-08 03:15 PM   #50 
     - Another Factor is That  ribofunk   Aug-25-08 12:19 AM   #64 
     - The problem is that age of pubertal onset is different  mainer   Aug-26-08 07:57 AM   #85 
  - Dental maturation rates vary between races  mainer   Aug-26-08 11:04 AM   #89 
  - With the unnatural stresses gymnasts put on their bodies . . .  MrModerate   Aug-24-08 05:08 AM   #23 
  - Statistics ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-24-08 09:36 AM   #32 
  - ... so they should drop the age rule !!!  BearSquirrel2   Aug-24-08 09:32 AM   #30 
     - riiight, you realise its purpose right?  ilovemesomechickens   Aug-24-08 11:28 AM   #41 
        - Go to a softball tournament ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-24-08 03:20 PM   #51 
        - trust me,  ilovemesomechickens   Aug-26-08 12:26 PM   #91 
        - I recall when Bela Karolyi accused the North Koreans of using gymnasts under 12  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-24-08 07:45 PM   #61 
        - Like US baseball players having Tommy John surgery at 16???  joeglow3   Aug-25-08 11:45 AM   #68 
           - so you dont think kids bodies  ilovemesomechickens   Aug-26-08 12:27 PM   #92 
  - Proof that China is the economic King Cock of the world  MikeNearMcChord   Aug-23-08 10:51 PM   #5 
  - Of course the parents are indignent.  CookCountyResident   Aug-23-08 11:09 PM   #6 
  - It would be indignant if a younger kid bit me in a competition  AlphaCentauri   Aug-23-08 11:40 PM   #8 
  - getting bitten by a little girl usually does make one indignant...  progdonkey   Aug-24-08 12:56 AM   #12 
  - Why? What about the girl who was of legal age for the competiton that lost to the cheater?  superconnected   Aug-24-08 03:05 AM   #17 
  - No but why make a big deal  AlphaCentauri   Aug-24-08 12:26 PM   #44 
     - Using your logic, one might not reach ones' full potential  lizzy   Aug-24-08 03:45 PM   #53 
     - Wrong on both accounts. It's a big deal because she broke the rules  superconnected   Aug-24-08 06:40 PM   #58 
        - I care about the rules but ripping apart kids dreams for ambitious adults disputes  AlphaCentauri   Aug-25-08 10:51 AM   #67 
           - Excuse me? What if the kids are underage like the article says  superconnected   Aug-25-08 02:40 PM   #70 
              - OK, the rules are that the age of the kids has to be check before the competition  AlphaCentauri   Aug-25-08 10:30 PM   #75 
  - Not half as indignant as all the great 14 year old gymnasts from other countries  bezdomny   Aug-24-08 08:20 AM   #26 
  - while thats true  ilovemesomechickens   Aug-24-08 10:40 AM   #39 
  - youd prefer not to ask any questions at all  ilovemesomechickens   Aug-24-08 01:37 PM   #49 
  - The Chinese have been  Jakes Progress   Aug-23-08 11:50 PM   #9 
  - And have your driver's license number changed  Athletic Grrl   Aug-24-08 12:40 AM   #10 
  - And for a few thousand dollars in brides to the IOC, your tween can be an Olympic competitor too!  DRoseDARs   Aug-24-08 02:51 AM   #15 
  - And if you call right now, you get free IOC backing!  superconnected   Aug-24-08 03:06 AM   #18 
  - This as opposed to ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-24-08 09:42 AM   #34 
  - "put to rest", bull. I don't believe them, does anyone..?  superconnected   Aug-24-08 03:02 AM   #16 
  - So how old do they have to be? 16?  ForeignSpectator   Aug-24-08 04:17 AM   #19 
  - They have to turn 16 during the year of competition.  Angleae   Aug-24-08 05:04 AM   #22 
  - No hips ...  BearSquirrel2   Aug-24-08 09:44 AM   #35 
     - oksana baiul was 16 when she won gold and she didn't have hips  undeterred   Aug-24-08 12:21 PM   #43 
     - Are you confusing her with Tara Lipinski?  lizzy   Aug-24-08 03:52 PM   #55 
     - Not valid - I have narrow, skinny hips  bitchkitty   Aug-24-08 05:02 PM   #56 
  - Oh, well! That settles that!  Bluebear   Aug-24-08 04:47 AM   #21 
  - posted by ckramer...lol!  India3   Aug-24-08 05:33 AM   #24 
  - IOC = corrupted, old , bribe takers  Teaser   Aug-24-08 06:39 AM   #25 
  - Hacker uncovers 'proof' that Chinese gymnast is underage  go west young man   Aug-24-08 08:46 AM   #27 
  - Well, I don't know why this wasn't settled by the passports.  AngryOldDem   Aug-24-08 09:07 AM   #28 
  - Let's short them a trillion on their treasury bonds and tell them our "official" count is correct.  Towlie   Aug-24-08 09:29 AM   #29 
  - I want to recommend this post.  distantearlywarning   Aug-24-08 10:26 AM   #37 
  - Fabulous!  not fooled   Aug-24-08 11:42 PM   #63 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-24-08 10:13 AM   #36 
  - I Understand McCain Has Hired Chinese Consultants To Steal The Nov........  global1   Aug-24-08 10:38 AM   #38 
  - I am not taking sides in this but just wanted to say my son has had a couple of  buzzard   Aug-24-08 11:00 AM   #40 
  - yep! that's why many americans like asian girls  AlphaCentauri   Aug-24-08 12:36 PM   #46 
     - so americans are pedophiles?  ilovemesomechickens   Aug-24-08 01:31 PM   #48 
     - they like grown women in schoolgirl outfits  Skittles   Aug-25-08 11:36 PM   #78 
     - Um, most Asians look younger all their lives  mainer   Aug-26-08 07:53 AM   #84 
     - It doesn't have anything to do with what age they look as far as I as I can see, I was curious as to  buzzard   Aug-25-08 01:06 AM   #66 
     - They are under the impression that Asian women are compliant.  alfredo   Aug-25-08 03:52 PM   #74 
     - That's baloney too.  Codeine   Aug-25-08 11:11 PM   #77 
        - Oh sure. But there is a segment of our society that cannot accept  alfredo   Aug-26-08 12:08 AM   #80 
     - Fuck you.  Codeine   Aug-25-08 11:09 PM   #76 
        - Fundamentalist tent to read the Bible literally and they dismiss it's symbolism  AlphaCentauri   Aug-26-08 12:03 AM   #79 
           - I am astonished  Codeine   Aug-26-08 12:21 AM   #81 
              - Learn to complement a woman  AlphaCentauri   Aug-27-08 11:51 AM   #93 
  - in 6 years, when these 16 year-olds are 18, maybe they will speak up  happygoluckytoyou   Aug-24-08 12:01 PM   #42 
  - ala traci lords...  QuestionAll   Aug-25-08 03:47 PM   #72 
  - Trying to get a neutral prespective here....  parkia00   Aug-24-08 12:42 PM   #47 
  - I would like to know if these girls participated in international  lizzy   Aug-24-08 03:46 PM   #54 
  - Do they pay you by word count, commie agent?  ForeignSpectator   Aug-24-08 05:09 PM   #57 
  - No, not sheeple at all.  parkia00   Aug-25-08 01:00 AM   #65 
     - You forgot "civil"! Civil, too...  ForeignSpectator   Aug-26-08 07:33 AM   #82 
  - Great post. Biometrics are indeed different in Asia.  mainer   Aug-26-08 07:49 AM   #83 
  - Give Chinese credit - Beijing Olympics is really a smashing success  ckramer   Aug-24-08 03:34 PM   #52 
  - you think that nbc did a great job...?  QuestionAll   Aug-25-08 03:48 PM   #73 
     - Yes - NBC did a great job  ckramer   Aug-26-08 09:56 AM   #86 
  - The IOC is politically influenced and corrupt.  Odin2005   Aug-24-08 07:03 PM   #59 
  - In other words, the IOC is looking the other way  brentspeak   Aug-24-08 07:43 PM   #60 
  - If chinese produced a passport or a birth certificate,  lizzy   Aug-25-08 12:19 PM   #69 
  - Asian growth charts  mainer   Aug-26-08 10:44 AM   #87 
  - Teeth may erupt later in other races  mainer   Aug-26-08 10:54 AM   #88 
  - why is there even an age limit? nt  pegleg   Aug-26-08 11:04 AM   #90 
  - IOC passes eligibility matters to the Int'l Gym. Fed: "not taking gov't-issued docs at face value"  tiptoe   Aug-29-08 10:19 PM   #94 
 

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