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Old 08-13-2008, 12:27 PM   #226
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Did anyone else see the Chinese women's lucky win last night in the gymnastics?
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Did anyone else see the Chinese women's lucky win last night in the gymnastics?


well, it was lucky the Chinese government issued them fake passports that added years onto their wee little lives.
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Not as lucky as Michael Phelps is that the US spliced his DNA with a dolphin's!
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Old 08-13-2008, 12:46 PM   #231
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Not as lucky as Michael Phelps is that the US spliced his DNA with a dolphin's!
what was that for? To help the dolphin swim faster?
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what was that for? To help the dolphin swim faster?
Ha!
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I thought of you while watching the man win yet another medal.


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what was that for? To help the dolphin swim faster?
Elfa, do you hear that noise? I think you know what's about to land....

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it's official. greatest Olympian ever.

what luck!
Yes, it's a known correlation: the bigger the advantage at the finish line, the bigger the luck.
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Elfa, do you hear that noise? I think you know what's about to land....

awww yeeeah...
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Yes, it's a known correlation: the bigger the advantage at the finish line, the bigger the luck.
Thanks for that insight.

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u2girl, did you see how lucky the Chinese gymnasts got last night? They were behind but then 'exploded at the right time' and won. Lucky little bastards.
Golden girls no more, Americans beaten by China - Olympics - Yahoo! Sports Yes, the definition of luck.
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I don't get your definition of luck.

Yes, sometimes your opponent falters, like a girl falling off the beam, or a French guy swimming slower or whatever. But why does that mean you would have not otherwise won? Would the Chinese girls have won if Sacramone stayed on the beam and didn't fall on the floor? Probably still yes, given the large margin.

It isn't luck that you're a great athlete who performs better against an athlete that has a bad day. You're still a great athlete, whether it be the American swim team, the Chinese gymnasts, or whoever.

Honestly.
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