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    Is anyone interested in watching 2018 Winter Olympics that opened on February 9? Let's discuss and comment about the Winter Olympic games.

    Despite the recent tensions between North and South Korea, I believe Pyeongchang is better and safer than Rio de Janeiro with it's previous Summer Olympics, although i also think the IOC should have awarded the bid to Munich, Germany or Annecy, France to host the Winter 2018 Olympics. Both of the towns lost the bid to Pyeongchang.

    I have never visited South Korea, although I know it is a wealthy first world country. but when I heard the recent news about South Korean hospital fire, I wonder if South Korean buildings are safe?

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    I will watch some of it. I like the snowboarding and stuff like that.
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    I'm waiting for curling. Yeah, I said it.
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    I'm disappointed, I've loved the international hockey with the pros in the past but the NHL nixed it this year. I suppose I'll still watch stuff, but not really excited about anything.
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    I personally don't care about the Olympics.
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    I thought the opening ceremony was incredible! One of the best I've ever seen. The bit with the drones was incredible. Made me wonder what a wakandan opening ceremony would be like lol

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    I Really Enjoy the Olympics, both Summer and Winter, when they are on!

    I will be watching the Openings and as many sports as I can, I always enjoyed watching the world come-together in unity over liked sporting events and competing to be the best in the world and representing both your country and the world!
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    I generally believe the stereotype that the Winter Olympics are inferior to the Summer Olympics, but I enjoy the opening and closing ceremonies and I do love the hockey and curling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silvermoth View Post
    I thought the opening ceremony was incredible! One of the best I've ever seen. The bit with the drones was incredible. Made me wonder what a wakandan opening ceremony would be like lol
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    Snowboarding ftw! oh and the figure skaters are beautiful too
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    I really enjoy a lot of the Winter Olympics. I ski so the Super G and the Downhill events are two of my favorites and I like the Ski Jump off the huge ramps. That's my favorite. Although I haven't learned how to snowboard the snowboarding events with the crazy jumps are pretty exciting. I like speed so the Winter Olympics are it for me. And short track skating is like roller derby so that can be pretty exciting as well.

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    I LOVE the Olympics - Winter or Summer. So far I'm loving everything, but especially the curling. The Canadian team is (predictably) dominating the field there, and they're very, very sorry.
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    Watching the Biathlon. Fascinating!
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    Watching women's aerial skiing. Absolutely mental!

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