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Old 8th August 2008, 02:05 PM   #1
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Default 0808-2008: Beijing Opening – a quick view

Overall 9.4
Dancing – up close 5
- Mass effects 11
Lighting 11
Ambience 11
Music 4
Cheer girls 4

What did you feel?



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Old 8th August 2008, 02:57 PM   #2
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I loved the giant foot tracks in the sky, and half the time wondered how they did some of those displays... realy gobsmaked. One of the better ceremonies I have seen over the years...
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Old 8th August 2008, 03:03 PM   #3
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I guess authoritarian regimes always have a knack to put on really great mass displays.
Remember the olympic games in '36 in berlin, germany?

With what ease any human rights violations on a continuous basis get swept under the carpet because some idiotic display and idiotic games organized by a thoroughly corrupt group of gangsters called the IOC who are responsible to no one.
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Old 8th August 2008, 03:12 PM   #4
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imo the best Olympic ceremony.

Sport and spectacle aside, more than human rights, I’m much more concerned by the host’s growing environmental impacts.

Though I believe that China has recently shown the first steps of at least recognizing the problem, unlike the other two developing Eurasian giants. Different countries, different priorities . .


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Old 8th August 2008, 03:55 PM   #5
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We have to wait 8 hours yet to see the opening (East coast USA).
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Slept on the couch and kept the TV on so I'd wake up in time for the 4 AM opening. Thought it was great but my legs are a bit weak now. Methinks Cal needs a nap this afternoon.
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I guess authoritarian regimes always have a knack to put on really great mass displays.
Remember the olympic games in '36 in berlin, germany?

With what ease any human rights violations on a continuous basis get swept under the carpet because some idiotic display and idiotic games organized by a thoroughly corrupt group of gangsters called the IOC who are responsible to no one.
Enjoy.
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Old 11th August 2008, 05:43 AM   #8
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Really, it was amazing.
There is no other word for it except
Great!! or Nice!!................
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Old 11th August 2008, 06:50 AM   #9
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I don’t normally enjoy spectacles, but especially the “moving type” scene was fantastic

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Old 11th August 2008, 02:23 PM   #10
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They had an article on the news today....

Apparfently the foot prints in the sky as seen on TV, was all CGI....
Took them over a year to make...
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