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Windows 7: Olympic Fever

28 Jul 2012   #41
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
I'm really pissed because PayTV has 8 dedicated channels to the Olympics, so that means FTA coverage is going to be utter shite like the last games


(Used to have PayTV but got rid of it. All the shows kept getting in the way of the ads )
I thought the 9 network (FTA) had coverage rights?
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28 Jul 2012   #42

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
I thought the 9 network (FTA) had coverage rights?
They do - but for the most part they focus on the swimming and then just give 'recaps' of everything else. Rarely do they focus on one event from start to finish. And if an Australian isn't in contention of an event - forget it. Zero coverage. I can understand they can't cover everything - but they've 4 channels to choose from. They could cover a lot more if Foxtel didn't have most of the rights.


On another note, whoever come up with Aussie!, Aussie!, Aussie!, Oi!, Oi!, Oi! needs a bloody good thrashing.

My god, but I am sick of hearing it. It annoyed me when it started with the 2000 Sydney Games - 12 years on it still makes me cringe.

It makes us sound like a bunch of Oi punk band fans
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28 Jul 2012   #43

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Aussie, aussie, aussie, oi.........
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28 Jul 2012   #44

 
 

Lol
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28 Jul 2012   #45

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try this ,
BBC Sport - London 2012 Olympics

aussie aussie aussie ,,, chant originally came from the english chant oggy oggy oggy oi oi oi .
an oggy is a brand of pasty. FFS


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29 Jul 2012   #46

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
try this ,
Computer says No. (I'm sorry, we can't show this content in your area.)

ironically many other browsers, email default to UK for me


Quote:
aussie aussie aussie ,,, chant originally came from the english chant oggy oggy oggy oi oi oi .
an oggy is a brand of pasty. FFS

Pasty pasty pasty yum yum yum! - lol, it works.

But every time time I think of Oi! - I think of UK skinhead punk.
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29 Jul 2012   #47

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i thought the bbc link would say that, however if you use firefox with the annonymox plugin you can select a uk ip.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...onymox/?src=ss

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29 Jul 2012   #48

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It was a wonderful opening, bloody well done.

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29 Jul 2012   #49

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BrightBlessings View Post
It was a wonderful opening, bloody well done.

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Haha, I bet she is thinking exactly that!

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03 Aug 2012   #50

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I've returned. I'll post photos I took while there soon.
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