The Olympics

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    Here are my issues with the Olympics.
    1) They are boring beyond belief

    2) Who cares if you’re a gold mentalist ice skater, how many people worldwide even train for it, a couple hundred at most? Grats you’re the best at a sport no one even does.

    3) Drugs, not limited to steroid use.

    4) Did I mention it’s boring to watch?
     
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    They do have the best butts in the Olympics. Wait, how would I know, I don’t watch them… Oh yeah, my wife is the one that tells me they have $$ ass’s, lol
     
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    How many could have the dedication it takes to perform at that level?

    Each event has specialized skills to appreciate.

    Most have sacrificed a great deal to achieve what they have.

    Some of the personal back stories are awesome.
     
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    I guess I don't care that someone gave up something so they can sprint 50 yards the fastest... I'm in pretty great shape and I view what they do as obsessively boring. As I also mentioned the drug use is very high, so really, few to none of them “have what it takes.” Pretty much one country used steroids and won near everything years ago and now it’s a standard or you lose.

    There are many kinds of steroids, not all are for being as big as Arnold or Jay Cutler, some use them so they can peddle harder on a bike for a longer period of time, lol...
     
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    You can pack red blood cells too. I understand the dark side of what you're talking about. Like most things in life you can choose negative or positive.
     
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    Well seeing as winning a gold yields you millions of dollars there is a lot of reason for people to make that negative choice, and for the most part in the Olympics, they do just that.
     
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    I doubt the lady who won skeet or judo will reap millions.
     
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    One thing I can say is that I don't think they should have to pay taxes on their medals unless they sell them.

    I think it's criminal that our government has to take their pound of flesh out of everything, even an Olympic medal.
     
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    Wonder if you can deposit a gold medal in a Cayman Island bank?
     
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    Mine was stolen, I'm claiming a deduction...:cool:
     

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