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Anyone watching it?
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Not that interested.

If we win most gold, you'll say we cheated.
If your lot win most gold, you'll go on (and on) about it anyway.

So no need - I'll await your reports. :)
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Yeah, you'll be interested if you win more gold than England, but as you don't think you will,"you're not interested ". How australian.

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Bomber wrote:Not that interested.

If we win most gold, you'll say we cheated.
If your lot win most gold, you'll go on (and on) about it anyway.

So no need - I'll await your reports. :)
You have home advantage so would expect you to win. You never know, you might beat us.


What a pity that australia has such a reputation for cheating though.
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B.Toomer wrote:Yeah, you'll be interested if you win more gold than England, but as you don't think you will,"you're not interested ". How australian.
Where did I say I don't think we will win more gold than your lot? Dumb champagne
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Read the post again, bumbler.

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Why? It doesn't change the fact he didn't say what you were insinuating.
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I didn't say he said it, I said he thought it and that is why he's "not interested ".

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B.Toomer wrote:I didn't say he said it, I said he thought it and that is why he's "not interested ".
You can read thoughts via the internet now? This gets better as we go. What am I thinking right now?
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Been watching some of it or have it on in the background. Having more sport to watch is never a bad idea.

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Cooper wrote:Been watching some of it or have it on in the background. Having more sport to watch is never a bad idea.

That's my take on it. I know it's always going to be but I just wish it wasn't as aussie centric. I haven't even got to hear Jerusalem blasting out yet.
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B.Toomer wrote:I didn't say he said it, I said he thought it and that is why he's "not interested ".
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Cooper wrote:Been watching some of it or have it on in the background. Having more sport to watch is never a bad idea.

That's my take on it. I know it's always going to be but I just wish it wasn't as aussie centric. I haven't even got to hear Jerusalem blasting out yet.

Not really much option when its been hosted here and viewed on Australian telecasts, not that I personally have any issue with any of that.

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Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.
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God is an Englishman wrote:Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.
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Brian the Postman wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.
If there was, the English would have it in the bag!
Doubt it, if we were that good at running backwards then the Commonwealth Games wouldn't even exist.
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God is an Englishman wrote:Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.
They made the decision to have all athletes compete in 1 games and not separate the 2. My assumption would be they did it for equality and inclusion reasons. I don't think its a bad thing but do see your point that some events only have few competitors.

As for the swimming events, its not like they are just putting in random new events. The swimming styles etc have been around for a long time so cant really complain about them doing backstroke etc lol

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Cooper wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.
They made the decision to have all athletes compete in 1 games and not separate the 2. My assumption would be they did it for equality and inclusion reasons. I don't think its a bad thing but do see your point that some events only have few competitors.

As for the swimming events, its not like they are just putting in random new events. The swimming styles etc have been around for a long time so cant really complain about them doing backstroke etc lol
There's running.

Then there's running, with a bit of jumping involved.

Then there's a bit of running, with one big jump.

Then there's a bit of running, with one hop, a skip & a jump.

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Slinky_Pete wrote:
Cooper wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.
They made the decision to have all athletes compete in 1 games and not separate the 2. My assumption would be they did it for equality and inclusion reasons. I don't think its a bad thing but do see your point that some events only have few competitors.

As for the swimming events, its not like they are just putting in random new events. The swimming styles etc have been around for a long time so cant really complain about them doing backstroke etc lol
There's running.

Then there's running, with a bit of jumping involved.

Then there's a bit of running, with one big jump.

Then there's a bit of running, with one hop, a skip & a jump.

The running before the jumping is not how you're judged, It's just to aid the jumping part. A bit like the aft of jumping into the pool.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Brian the Postman wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.
If there was, the English would have it in the bag!
Doubt it, if we were that good at running backwards then the Commonwealth Games wouldn't even exist.
Well there wouldn't be if the Americans didn't bale you out in WWII
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Brian the Postman wrote: Well there wouldn't be if the Americans didn't bale you out in WWII
If the germans has crossed the channel you'd have a point. They didn't, so you don't.

Interesting that a post about a sporting event has once again turned into some bashing on England. It's almost like you have an inferiority complex.
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I was just defending the swimming :lol: :lol:

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God is an Englishman wrote:
Brian the Postman wrote: Well there wouldn't be if the Americans didn't bale you out in WWII
If the germans has crossed the channel you'd have a point. They didn't, so you don't.

Interesting that a post about a sporting event has once again turned into some bashing on England. It's almost like you have an inferiority complex.
How is it bashing?

It was a compliment on your survival instinct and how much better you are at it than other countries.

If you leapt to the conclusion that it was a slight that says more about your esteem.
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Brian the Postman wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:
Brian the Postman wrote: Well there wouldn't be if the Americans didn't bale you out in WWII
If the germans has crossed the channel you'd have a point. They didn't, so you don't.

Interesting that a post about a sporting event has once again turned into some bashing on England. It's almost like you have an inferiority complex.
How is it bashing?

It was a compliment on your survival instinct and how much better you are at it than other countries.

If you leapt to the conclusion that it was a slight that says more about your esteem.

I have no issues with high self esteem which is why I laugh at your attempts to belittle us and your poor grasp of history.
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Slinky_Pete wrote:
Cooper wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:Just noticed that the games medal tally is also including the para athletes as well.

Not sure what to make on that? For one, some events they are practically giving away medals as so few people are in the event.

Different matter - too many swimming medals, you don't get the 100m running backwards in athletics.


There's running.

Then there's running, with a bit of jumping involved.

Then there's a bit of running, with one big jump.

Then there's a bit of running, with one hop, a skip & a jump.

The running before the jumping is not how you're judged, It's just to aid the jumping part. A bit like the aft of jumping into the pool.
The running is quite important before the jump. Prob why Carl Lewis went 11 years undefeated in the event

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You're judged by the jump though.
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More dominance in the pool last night to finish off the swimming, including our 7th 1, 2, 3 of the games.

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ozzie owl wrote:For the benefit of Toomer & Co.


https://startsat60.com/news/australian- ... metre-race
Maybe they were waiting for Caster Semenya to do some ball tampering.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
ozzie owl wrote:For the benefit of Toomer & Co.


https://startsat60.com/news/australian- ... metre-race
Maybe they were waiting for Caster Semenya to do some ball tampering.
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