2016 Olympics

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Which city should hold it?

Chicago
3
20%
Tokyo
6
40%
Rio de Janeiro
6
40%
Madrid
0
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2016 Olympics

Postby Feud » Fri Oct 02, 2009 10:29 am

Personally, I'm voting for Rio.

Brazil really fascinates me, I've met a lot of really great people from there and I'm really interested in where the country is headed over the next few decades.

BOPE vivo!
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Postby MaximusBrood » Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:55 am

Notwithstanding the fact that I think NealTown and WhaleCity are better locations, I'd like Tokyo for its different culture which deserves some display 'in the west' too.
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Postby jelco » Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:16 pm

MaximusBrood wrote:I'd like Tokyo for its different culture which deserves some display 'in the west' too.

There was the FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan in 2002 though. ;) I support Brazil because I don't think any tournament of such size has taken place in South America since I was born.

EDIT: Apparently Chicago and Tokyo have already been dropped, just between Rio and Madrid now. Only making the choice easier. :)

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Postby Montyphy » Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:38 pm

Rio, as Brazil is the only one of the four to have not yet hosted the games.
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Postby mibias » Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:38 pm

Yay for media coverage of the small, insignificant country i live in!
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Postby MaximusBrood » Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:43 pm

Result: Rio de Janeiro.
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Postby MikeTheWookiee » Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:06 pm

Jelco wrote:There was the FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan in 2002 though. ;) I support Brazil because I don't think any tournament of such size has taken place in South America since I was born.

Brazil is getting the FIFA WC after South Africa, in 2014, so it's really a surprise that they're getting both that and the Olympics next to one another. IOC could end up with major egg on their faces if the world cup goes badly though.
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Postby prophile » Sat Oct 03, 2009 7:13 pm

I think it's a great disappointment that Antarctica never gets considered for the Olympics. With that in mind I would like to nominate the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.
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Postby Xocrates » Sat Oct 03, 2009 7:41 pm

prophile wrote:I think it's a great disappointment that Antarctica never gets considered for the Olympics. With that in mind I would like to nominate the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.

To be fair, several hosts have a territorial claim on Antartica. Although admittedly there was never an event taking place there.

I demand to see water sports at sub-zero temperatures!

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