Olympics: 2018 Winter Games News and Discussion Thread - AcuraZine - Acura Enthusiast Community



Sports Talk & Fantasy Leagues If you like men in tights, this is the spot to be!

Olympics: 2018 Winter Games News and Discussion Thread

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-06-2011, 11:52 AM   #1
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Olympics: Pyeongchang to Host 2018 Winter Games

Story here: http://www.tsn.ca/olympics/story/?id=371098


Congrats to all the Kimchis!
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 12:28 PM   #2
Avant Garde Wheels
iTrader: (23)
 
jjashaa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Cypress, CA
Age: 28
Posts: 14,007
Thanked 342 Times in 285 Posts
jjashaa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 01:13 PM   #3
The sizzle in the Steak
 
Moog-Type-S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Southern California
Posts: 71,438
Thanked 1,876 Times in 1,296 Posts


Clearly Pyeongchang paid more in bribe money and favors than Munich and Annecy.


ahhh...the squeaky clean Olympic Committee and their selection process.
Moog-Type-S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 03:01 PM   #4
Карты убийцы
 
Professor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Cochabamba, Bolivia
Age: 48
Posts: 8,264
Thanked 123 Times in 98 Posts
Never happen... with all know the Dec. 2012 is the end of time.
Professor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 03:09 PM   #5
mmmmmm....
 
S14 n Tsx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Glendale, CA
Posts: 20,526
Thanked 94 Times in 80 Posts
^^ can't be serious..

You serious?
S14 n Tsx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 03:50 PM   #6
Q('.')=O
iTrader: (1)
 
imj0257's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: DFW, TX
Age: 34
Posts: 22,343
Thanked 575 Times in 416 Posts
Seriously
imj0257 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 05:04 PM   #7
The sizzle in the Steak
 
Moog-Type-S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Southern California
Posts: 71,438
Thanked 1,876 Times in 1,296 Posts
Serious.
Moog-Type-S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 06:34 PM   #8
Registered Member
 
EuRTSX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: District of Corruption
Age: 30
Posts: 23,571
Thanked 89 Times in 65 Posts


EuRTSX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 07:40 PM   #9
I feel the need...
 
Fibonacci's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Motown
Posts: 14,923
Thanked 472 Times in 340 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moog-Type-S View Post
Clearly Pyeongchang paid more in bribe money and favors than Munich and Annecy.
Unlike FIFA, me thinks the Winter Olympic selection process was relatively clean.

Oh and
Fibonacci is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2011, 07:48 PM   #10
The sizzle in the Steak
 
Moog-Type-S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Southern California
Posts: 71,438
Thanked 1,876 Times in 1,296 Posts
^^ Sure...because when it comes to clean....the Olympics are the poster child!

Moog-Type-S is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2018, 06:56 PM   #11
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Olympics: 2018 Winter Games News and Discussion Thread

Just around the corner.


Russia got for being cheats...Should be good fun. I am still holding out for the hope they bring in men's pairs in figure skating and dancing.



And we need women's tandem luge.
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2018, 01:16 PM   #12
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
Tandem luge???
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2018, 01:17 PM   #13
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
I still can't get over that it's already been 4 years since Sochi and 8 years since Vancouver
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2018, 05:27 PM   #14
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Time flies, M. It seems just recently I met up with you nimrods in SD.



I would love to see Women's Pairs figure-skating too.
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2018, 10:42 PM   #15
Q('.')=O
iTrader: (1)
 
imj0257's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: DFW, TX
Age: 34
Posts: 22,343
Thanked 575 Times in 416 Posts
So some 17 yr old kid won men's snowboard slopestyle. Cool.
imj0257 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2018, 10:44 PM   #16
Q('.')=O
iTrader: (1)
 
imj0257's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: DFW, TX
Age: 34
Posts: 22,343
Thanked 575 Times in 416 Posts
Also, North and South Korea did something really nice. Combined the North and South Korean women's hockey teams.

They lost 0-8 to Switzerland in their first game.
imj0257 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2018, 10:44 PM   #17
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yumcha View Post
Time flies, M. It seems just recently I met up with you nimrods in SD.



I would love to see Women's Pairs figure-skating too.

wasn't that just last year?
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 01:09 AM   #18
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizouse View Post
wasn't that just last year?
2016...?
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 02:15 AM   #19
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yumcha View Post
2016...?



Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 10:10 AM   #20
Registered Member
 
doopstr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Jersey
Age: 46
Posts: 22,385
Thanked 832 Times in 513 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by imj0257 View Post
So some 17 yr old kid won men's snowboard slopestyle. Cool.
Red Gerard, he was awesome!
doopstr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 11:14 AM   #21
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizouse View Post





Actually, no! It was 2015!
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Yumcha For This Useful Post:
Mizouse (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 01:37 PM   #22
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
I like the biathlon
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 01:41 PM   #23
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
Hmmm was surprised there wasnt already a 2018 olympics thread.

But I did some digging and found one.

https://acurazine.com/forums/sports-...highlight=2018


Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Mizouse For This Useful Post:
Yumcha (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 01:51 PM   #24
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizouse View Post
Hmmm was surprised there wasnt already a 2018 olympics thread.

But I did some digging and found one.

https://acurazine.com/forums/sports-...highlight=2018





I'm going to be merging a thread?!!??





















Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Yumcha For This Useful Post:
Mizouse (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 01:51 PM   #25
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 01:53 PM   #26
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizouse View Post
I like the biathlon
I enjoy the speed-skating events...they are pretty fun. Ski jumping is neat too.

Bobsled is neato too.
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 02:00 PM   #27
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
I dunno but I have a strange fascination with curling.

its probably the only sport I'd have a chance on going to the Olympic's for
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 02:31 PM   #28
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizouse View Post
I dunno but I have a strange fascination with curling.

its probably the only sport I'd have a chance on going to the Olympic's for
That's cuz some of the ladies curling pique your interest.
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Yumcha For This Useful Post:
Mizouse (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 02:31 PM   #29
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
...esp. all that screaming.
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 03:16 PM   #30
Senior Moderator
 
Bearcat94's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: N3503'16.75", W 08051'0.9"
Posts: 23,132
Thanked 2,408 Times in 1,475 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yumcha View Post


I'm going to be merging a thread?!!??






















Step away from the moderator button Yummy.
Bearcat94 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Bearcat94 For This Useful Post:
Yumcha (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 03:48 PM   #31
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yumcha View Post
...esp. all that screaming.
"HAAAAARDDDD!"
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Mizouse For This Useful Post:
Yumcha (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 03:59 PM   #32
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bearcat94 View Post
Step away from the moderator button Yummy.
In the immortal words of our fave fake-leader's supporters: Mulligan?
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2018, 04:01 PM   #33
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizouse View Post
"HAAAAARDDDD!"


https://coed.com/2014/01/09/nude-oly...52666-652673-0
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Yumcha For This Useful Post:
Mizouse (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 08:28 PM   #34
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yumcha View Post

They could do a mixed doubles with me anytime
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Mizouse For This Useful Post:
Yumcha (02-11-2018)
Old 02-11-2018, 08:34 PM   #35
Senior Moderator
Thread Starter
 
Yumcha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 139,738
Thanked 13,839 Times in 8,509 Posts
Men's figure skating should involve body-checking. And tackling.
Yumcha is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2018, 11:10 PM   #36
F-C
Senior Moderator
 
F-C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: NYC
Posts: 11,356
Thanked 232 Times in 183 Posts
Watching some Olympics on TV right now. Barely any spectators. Men's combined downhill had just a smattering of people in the stands. Half pipe is even worse, with workers outnumbering spectators. What a disaster.
F-C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2018, 03:13 PM   #37
Q('.')=O
iTrader: (1)
 
imj0257's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: DFW, TX
Age: 34
Posts: 22,343
Thanked 575 Times in 416 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by F-C View Post
Watching some Olympics on TV right now. Barely any spectators. Men's combined downhill had just a smattering of people in the stands. Half pipe is even worse, with workers outnumbering spectators. What a disaster.
I was watching the men's downhill as well yesterday. I could have sworn they said it was one of the furthest away/most isolated ski mountains in S. Korea... if so, I'm sure that has something to do with it
imj0257 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2018, 03:21 PM   #38
Moderator
 
Mizouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Las Vegas
Age: 33
Posts: 54,454
Thanked 1,225 Times in 856 Posts
Hasn't it also been really windy causing competitions to be delayed and pushed later?
Mizouse is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2018, 03:46 PM   #39
F-C
Senior Moderator
 
F-C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: NYC
Posts: 11,356
Thanked 232 Times in 183 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by imj0257 View Post
I was watching the men's downhill as well yesterday. I could have sworn they said it was one of the furthest away/most isolated ski mountains in S. Korea... if so, I'm sure that has something to do with it
There's been some articles written prior to the Games that attendance will be a challenge. But it's still shocking when it actually occurs.

Reasons:
  • Extremely remote location with very little accommodations forces long commutes
  • Lack of English instructions including on websites forces foreigners to give on on trying to attend
  • Olympics falls on the Lunar New Year, causing lack on interest for locals to attend, and causes supply problems for trains to take spectators to the Games.
F-C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2018, 04:06 PM   #40
cameras R my crack
 
jupitersolo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Fairfax, Va.
Age: 52
Posts: 37,331
Thanked 1,042 Times in 613 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mizouse View Post
Hasn't it also been really windy causing competitions to be delayed and pushed later?
That and its actually cold for the WINTER games... temps in the 10-20s
jupitersolo is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Olympics: 2014 Winter Games News and Discussion Thread Mizouse Sports Talk & Fantasy Leagues 323 12-06-2017 10:07 AM
Olympics: 2028 Summer Olympics News and Discussion Thread AZuser Sports Talk & Fantasy Leagues 12 08-10-2017 08:43 AM
Olympics: 2016 Summer Olympics News and Discussion Thread RaviNJCLs Sports Talk & Fantasy Leagues 315 07-17-2017 04:09 PM
Olympics: 2012 Summer Games News and Discussion Thread Moog-Type-S Sports Talk & Fantasy Leagues 258 08-14-2012 08:16 AM
Olympics: 2010 Winter Games Discussion Thread Yumcha Sports Talk & Fantasy Leagues 838 03-03-2010 02:33 PM


Tags
2018, acura, nsx, olympics, tl

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:27 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.