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Unread 01-29-2014, 11:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

Leave it to the brilliant Russians to devise a plan to invigorate a less than invigorating sport. Bravo Russia.

I will now be watching the curling competition and waving my Russian flag.



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Unread 01-29-2014, 11:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

I would watch Curling if it involved firearms somehow, like that one event where they have to ski, shoot targets, ski, repeat.
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

I watch curling regularly, and have played it more times than I can count, so I will definitely be watching. But I don't expect the Russians to accomplish much.
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

Ahhhhhhhh yes, d'em sexy curlers, it's not enough though, they would have to be naked for me to consider watching this less then exciting sport...... Sport?
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

They have a place in my house when the Olympics are over. I'll even supply the brooms.
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

This reminds me of this.
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

I'm predicting Mexico for the gold medal this year!

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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

Come on, Geo. How many times in your life will you get to meet the Nigerian Royal Family? You've got to do it.
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Come on, Geo. How many times in your life will you get to meet the Nigerian Royal Family? You've got to do it.

I'm in it for the 'top level Olympic Freesking Training' in Breckenridge, Co.
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

I always say how boring it is and its not really a sport and so on, but 3 hours later your on the edge of your seat yelling "SWEEP TO THE LEFT"!
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I always say how boring it is and its not really a sport and so on, but 3 hours later your on the edge of your seat yelling "SWEEP TO THE LEFT"!
Last winter Olympics, I was working nightshift and had nothing better to do. NBC had all kinds of Olympic vids to watch and our shift at work got waaaaay into curling. We were screaming and yelling and getting all jacked up when someone got a 5 ender! Too bad the US team sucked last time. Maybe we'll do better this time around.
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

I sometimes work in a russian neighborhood in Philly... it seems like every Russian female under 30 is beautiful, every one over 35, not so much. They get very hefty and haggard quickly. Just an observation...
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

Strategy, skill, a bit of luck. Brief moments of action followed by longer stretches of watching the team talk, discuss options, and get set up for the next play.

Sounds a bit like the NFL.
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

I like that when the captain of the 2004 US Men's Curling Team was asked what the team training regimen is, he replied "We drink beer and go curling."
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

ehhhh yeah... no. It's boring with or without hot babes, nice try
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Re: Russian Curling Team Awesomeness - Sochi 2014

Maybe they could incorporate this maneuver.




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