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PostThe Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread featuring TITS
by KK » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:06 pm

For a cynical (& hopefully comedic) look at the 'London' 2012 Olympics...

Huffington Post wrote:Dozens of travellers were left suspended 300ft above the River Thames today when a new cable car system linking two Olympic venues broke down.

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More than 30 cars, carrying around 60 people, came to a halt due to a technical problem with the Emirates Air Line at 11.45am.

The £45 million system, opened last month, links the O2 Arena in Greenwich - where the Olympic basketball and gymnastics are taking place - with the ExCel exhibition centre in London Docklands, which is hosting boxing and a number of other events.

Eventually, the cars moved again and passengers were able to reach the system's terminals after a hold-up of around 30 minutes.

Danny Price, head of Emirates Air Line, said: "The Emirates Air Line is now back up and running after experiencing a technical fault at 11.45am.

"All passengers were safely back in the terminal by 12.18pm and water and first aid were made available to them. We would like to apologise to anyone affected."

Dubai-based airline Emirates is sponsoring the cable car for 10 years in a £35 million deal.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/07 ... 01810.html

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North Korea vs. Colombia.


North Korea's women's team walked off the pitch prior to their Olympic soccer clash with Colombia after the flag of neighboring country South Korea was mistakenly shown on Hampden Park's big screen.

The team left the pitch in Glasgow shortly before the scheduled kick off at 7.45pm local time after a South Korean flag appeared next to profiles of their players.

They eventually returned to start the match over an hour later, as London Games organizers were forced to issue a hasty apology.

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/25/sport ... index.html

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Ad7 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:08 pm

I didn't know about the cable car :lol:

Great thread, roll on day 2!

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Igor » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:09 pm

Why would they need first aid?

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Turboman » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:12 pm

:nod:

Errkal wrote:It is amasing how people dont seem to be abel to do that.
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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Donk » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:19 pm

>> Posts thread about strawberry float ups
>> strawberry floats up image relating to the North Korean Womans Football team.

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Skarjo » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:29 pm

Holy strawberry float, they mixed up North and South Korea's flags?

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by TigaSefi » Wed Jul 25, 2012 10:47 pm

I only watch this match on Eurosport HD cos there was no sign of using the red button on bbc1 :fp:

strawberry float me, Hampden park was empty!! More players on the pitch than watching. Makes a mockery of spreading the games round!!! :slol:

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by darksideby182 » Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:46 pm

TigaSefi wrote:I only watch this match on Eurosport HD cos there was no sign of using the red button on bbc1 :fp:

strawberry float me, Hampden park was empty!! More players on the pitch than watching. Makes a mockery of spreading the games round!!! :slol:

If you have sky or vigrin media they have 24 hd or 24 sd channels with all the sports on. Not so sure about freeview or freesat

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Lucien » Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:16 am

Igor wrote:Why would they need first aid?


I imagine being suspended 300ft above water for an unknown amount of time would make some people quite anxious. :|

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by qupe » Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:45 am

Lucien wrote:
Igor wrote:Why would they need first aid?


I imagine being suspended 300ft above water for an unknown amount of time would make some people quite anxious. :|


My dad went on the cable cars the other day with his gf, for her benefit, and sat down on the floor the whole journey. He has issues with height and claustrophobia, thank strawberry float it didn't break down then.

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Vermin » Thu Jul 26, 2012 2:29 am

I can't believe the games are about to commence. I'm so excited. I have been waiting for this moment all my life.

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by 1cmanny1 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:13 am

:lol: You seem to have fuckwits in charge.

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 1
by Alvin Flummux » Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:00 am

1cmanny1 wrote::lol: You seem to have fuckwits in charge.


We've known that for years.

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 2
by Rubix » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:22 am

Just read about the South/North Korea strawberry float up. And that is a massive strawberry float up!

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 2
by Octoroc » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:48 am

It's a mistake, but for any right thinking person hardly a catastrophe. Only a brain washed puppet of a totalitarian state would react by sulking in the changing rooms for an hour. Oh wait...

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 2
by Gandalf » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:49 am

Give them a break, they're very similar....... :shifty: :slol:

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North:

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London 2012...on a quest to start World War 3! :lol:

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 2
by Octoroc » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:50 am

The file names would be very similar though.

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by Something Fishy » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:20 am

darksideby182 wrote:
TigaSefi wrote:I only watch this match on Eurosport HD cos there was no sign of using the red button on bbc1 :fp:

strawberry float me, Hampden park was empty!! More players on the pitch than watching. Makes a mockery of spreading the games round!!! :slol:

If you have sky or vigrin media they have 24 hd or 24 sd channels with all the sports on. Not so sure about freeview or freesat


sky free still has them for definite. Freeview has some extras from what I have seen.

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 2
by Octoroc » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:23 am

Freesat has all 24 HD channels and the Red Button Mheg Channel. I did a channel scan with my box last night so I know this to be true.

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PostRe: The Official Olympic 2012 F**k-Up Thread: Day 2
by Eighthours » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:32 am

Any other country would laugh at a flag fuck-up, not sulk in the changing rooms.


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