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    Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014

    So is anybody bothered with this?

    Currently watching the womens triathlon.

    Will pass the next week and a half I guess.

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    The only thing I've heard about it so far is that people were annoyed that Franz Ferdinand did not play at the opening ceremony.

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    straya gunna take england to the cleaners now they dont have that team great britain gimmick to fall back on
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    Yeah, but nobody cares.


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    I'll watch some of it, but I mean watching Australia play The Smurfs in a game of field hockey isn't exactly compelling television. Nor are swimming heats. I'll pretty much like watching any event when a Gold Medal is on offer. This triathlon has been good, I actually hope the Kiwi gets a medal since she's fought back to the lead group.
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    Triathlon been great, think the crim will win but who knows.

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    I've got some cash on Stimpson. Has she been to jail or something?

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    Wow, changed quickly. My stream on comp froze as I had cycling on tv. Refreshed and the Aussie was miles back.

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    Great race, nice start for England.

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    I always enjoy the Commonwealth Games. Fantastic that in Malaysia they have 4 channels dedicated to it. Amazing really as they have ambitions to win only 7 medals.
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    Can't believe Scotland won 10 medals yesterday. Aim for the whole Games was 33 I think, either they will smash that or they packed the schedule to get off to a great start.

    Aussies should top the medals table as they will do well in swimming which has a ridiculous amount of medals available. Guess England will do well in gymnastics though and have done well in judo so far, already guaranteed a gold in that today with both finalists later.

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    Watching the triathlon relay at the moment. Really want to care, but all I can think is "it's not the Olympics".
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    Quote Originally Posted by sledger View Post
    Really want to care, but all I can think is "it's not the Olympics".
    Heh.

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    Aw man. Air pistol shooting now. Whoopee.

    Edit: Actually, tbf, this is no worse than watching darts.
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    Would love to see football in the Commonwealth Games. Not like the Commonwealth is short of footballing nations; Australia, Cameroon, Nigeria & us all made the last WC and NZ, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, RSA and even yer Sweaties have made it relatively recently.

    Could make it U23 a la the Olympics.
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