Canada Surrenders to the US

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Hoffa, Feb 23, 2010.

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  1. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

    yeah I like too do that too. Pre WWII HS was at the current college level and an elementary education was all anyone really needed as long as they weren't going too college. So all those dudes with PHDs working at starbucks really makes sense when you realize that all they really have is a pre WWII high school education so why should they not be making me coffee.
  2. Finnegan2win

    Finnegan2win hopesfall2win

    If the other medals don't matter why do they exist.
  3. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne #CoachKegstand

    1 of Canada's golds were stolen from Apolo Ohno.

    2 of them came from curling and something called "skeleton" whatever the fluff that is.

    but we all know... if they lose the hockey game. Not ONE of their medals will matter.
  4. Thesaurus

    Thesaurus Starter

    "Stolen from Ohno"
    Wrong - He impeded on the Korean skater and was thus eliminated allowing our guy to cruise to the finish.

    "Two of them came from curling"
    One of them came from curling and sorry that your country performed poorly at it so you result to insulting the sport. And skeleton is luge to the extreme, so I don't know what the point to that comment was.

    You saying all that was like me say, "Oh all your medals came from skiing."

    Just plain dumb.
  5. Vigsted

    Vigsted Starter

    I'm not a member of the IOC, but if I was I'd do away with silver and bronze.

    Who is considered the better QB, the one who wins the Superbowl or the one who loses it twice?

    Of course if anyone want to take pride in having the most second and third best athletes, I won't stop them. To me having the best athletes is just more important.
  6. titanbuoy

    titanbuoy medium rare ®

    Overall it's been a pretty entertaining Olympics. I think either way the hockey game ends up today most Canadians will view the games overall as a a success, but even I'd admit that beating you guys today for the gold medal would certainly be a nice cherry on top. For most Canadians a match-up against arch-rivals Russia in the gold medal game would have been a little sexier, but the next best thing to beating a rival at something is besting a close friend. It should be a fantastic game. For the US hockey team, beating the Canadians twice here in Canada would be truly impressive. I think I'll actually watch this game (which figures to be one of the most watched TV broadcasts in Canadian history).
  7. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

    From the vibe I get from interviews of Canadians, if they lose the hockey game today, it'll overshadow getting the most gold.

    That would be a shame.
  8. titanbuoy

    titanbuoy medium rare ®

    I think a lot of that is media trying to hype chit up. It's a big deal up here no doubt, but the way the entire Olympic team has performed throughout the games has been a genuinely nice surprise. I'm really not the most patriotic guy, in fact I'm generally a little uncomfortable with the whole concept, but I'd be lying if I said I didn't enjoy watching some of the great performances delivered by Canadian athletes at these games (in fact I just love watching any athlete who wins at some obscure sport knowing that they trained all of their lives for that moment... there's no pro league to go back to... this was it).

    While out driving this aft, I was tuning around the radio checking out the local sports stations from Detroit, Cleveland and Buffalo and was surprised to hear all of them talking about this afternoon's hockey game. It's not that often our two countries have a truly competitive rivalry game of any sort. It's pretty cool that it seems to be generating quite a bit of interest down there as well. I'm starting to get geeked up for it.

    So... you maybe our closest ally, but for today my American friends...

    “Your mother is a hamster and your father smells of elderberries!”
    "I fart in your general direction."
  9. titanbuoy

    titanbuoy medium rare ®

    1-0 Canuckleheads after one.
    Good, competitive match-up so far. Canadian D having a strong game.
  10. Smash

    Smash Soccer God

    Lucky bas-tards...
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