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Old 02-13-2014, 11:05 PM   #271
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I've only been watching bits and pieces so far, but now that I've remembered I can get the Canadian channel, I'm watching it just because I can. It's like 18 hours out of the day devoted to coverage.

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Old 02-13-2014, 11:06 PM   #272
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Are you saying that there's no comparable non-stop US coverage? Given the monumental figures of money that get bounced around re: US TV rights, I'd have assumed the coverage would be unrelenting and everywhere.
Yeah, I don't get it either. Maybe NSW has some insight on that?

They have daytime coverage on some of the other NBC-owned channels, but they save the "big" events for the primetime coverage.
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:14 PM   #273
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Yeah, I don't get it either. Maybe NSW has some insight on that?

They have daytime coverage on some of the other NBC-owned channels, but they save the "big" events for the primetime coverage.
That's just baffling, especially since you folks actually do winter sports and take them seriously, while here it's just a bit of a diversion (though a bit more of a serious diversion in the last decade ever since Australia started actually winning medals).
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Let me sit all you down and tell you about a network called NBC...
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How nice that America gets advanced and their bitter rival South Korea gets DQ'ed with one impeding wipe of the arm in the short track relay semifinal. Oh and Canada is out thanks to a fall. Gold should come down to the US and China but anything can happen, especially with Ahn now skating for Russia. And yeah, that women's 500m final was insane.
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Also, forget skeleton and luge, when will wok racing get its time in the Olympic sun? Gold medalist luge racer Felix Loch participates in it...

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Also, forget skeleton and luge, when will wok racing get its time in the Olympic sun? Gold medalist luge racer Felix Loch participates in it...

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Also, forget skeleton and luge, when will wok racing get its time in the Olympic sun? Gold medalist luge racer Felix Loch participates in it...

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Hahaha holy shit. A perfect addition to the 2018 Winter Olympics calendar!
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Why would I want 24 hour coverage when I can watch any event I want live or on replay?
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on your computer... go back to your mom's basement, nerd.
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More people are messing up their landings than succeeding at them in the aerials. :/
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Trust the two competitors from my country to fuck up the landing twice in exactly the same way.
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So, you know how we were talking about how nice the camaraderie is in the snowboarding events. Well, not so much in the ladies skeleton. Apparently, the US and the Brits don't like each other much. In 2010 the US protested the Brit Gold medalists helmet and last year the Brits protested a piece of tape on the US sled.

Can't wait to see what happens in the next few minutes.
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And my phone... And my TV, since the computer is plugged into my TV.
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