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Olympics were great, Paralympics were great. Let's have another?
it's gonna be a disaster. there will be constant rain, terrorists, people will die.
well guess what, it was a fucking superb 6 weeks and I'm really proud to be british right about now
but all good things have to come to an end. Let's just leave it at that.
Fire eating, fire dancing, 100m over hot coals etc.
sample event: the Triathlon
Firstly, competitors must name as many b-sides as possible, by any band, from the years 1990 to 1994
Secondly, the competitors must leap dramatically onto a computer (this changeover always has its moments of hilarity) and compose a rigorous defence of the new AnCo record
Thirdly, all the competitors, once they are finished, leap off their computers and head for Brick Lane, where they struggle into the tightest pair of jeans they can find. First to button the jeans is the winner
I think we're done now.
We'll have a whip around on here, and any money left over from the lympics can go to help fix the site.
You can apply to compete through their website.
The underground games.
The best part of the Games, or the part that people seemed to appreciate most  were the Games Makers volunteers, and the sense of community and voluntary spirit they showed when welcoming the world to London. They consistently received huge cheers every time they were mentioned in the stadiums and arenas, and quite rightly so.
But what did the Union thugs do whilst all around them were showing a sense of unity and cameraderie? Bullying London and threatening to take their ball home unless they got paid loads more. And, in the end, were they inconvenienced because of the Games? Hardly at all.
So yeah, London did an amazing job over the last 6 weeks or so, but Bob Crow can still go fuck himself.
The other was Jeremy Clarkson.
Think on that.
I agree with him on this one..
We had two weeks where the BBC news bulletins were shorter and almost completely about people achieving something and only a small amount about horrible things happening at home and abroad.
It's an odd thing because clearly it seems massively Stalinist to suggest that the news should just be about good things, fluffy clouds and (aww) puppies...but I do wonder what the effect on the country would be if, for two months, the news was basically just about people who'd done a good thing or achieved something.
I guess whole psychology PhDs have been done on this stuff.
Had enough to televised sport to last a lifetime, in about three months.
Had it all ended after, say, week one of the Olympics i'd have probably been very enthusiastic about watching more of, and even taking up some of these sports, but given the fucking constant coverage, and news coverage, it's got to the point where i can't even be arsed turning the telly on.
Too much sport (and all the back-slapping) has sort of killed my interest in sport.
just no sport at all. everyone has to go to a gig or talk to a girl.
i would love an olympics where some boys all had to try to talk to a girl
second one just freezes
and then he vomits a bit
And still have time for sport.
it's about there being a nice rest from it. equally there can be a month where there is no music.
Confirmed - last one was in 2009. Seems they exist outside the para and ol ympics entirely, maybe they should join the fold?
If the early Paralympics included deaf people, they would outnumber all the other disabilities massively and be tons better too.
Oh right, I get yr joke.
Reduce all months to 28 days and have an Olympic holiday month every year.