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Message 1248984 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 23:32:51 UTC - in response to Message 1248912.

Thanks Vic. What is KG3?


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Message 1249004 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 0:19:56 UTC

Here is picture of the Olympic torch I have. I was a VIP host for the LA games. That was fun. I had a car, credit card and instructions to make sure the Olympic committee members had a good time.

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Message 1249006 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 0:23:13 UTC - in response to Message 1249004.
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Here is picture of the Olympic torch I have. I was a VIP host for the LA games. That was fun. I had a car, credit card and instructions to make sure the Olympic committee members had a good time.


And the Olympic Torch and/or run didn't exist in Modern times before NAZI's started doing it back in the late 1930's.

In contrast to the Olympic flame proper, the torch relay of modern times which transports the flame from Greece to the various designated sites of the games had no ancient precedent and was introduced by Carl Diem at the controversial 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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Message 1249020 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 1:28:57 UTC - in response to Message 1249006.

Here is picture of the Olympic torch I have. I was a VIP host for the LA games. That was fun. I had a car, credit card and instructions to make sure the Olympic committee members had a good time.


And the Olympic Torch and/or run didn't exist in Modern times before NAZI's started doing it back in the late 1930's.

In contrast to the Olympic flame proper, the torch relay of modern times which transports the flame from Greece to the various designated sites of the games had no ancient precedent and was introduced by Carl Diem at the controversial 1936 Berlin Olympics.



Well in ancient times you didn't need a torch from Greece. The games were already there.

By the way Happy Solstice. Longest day of the year today. Mark the point where the sun sets and you will see it setting further south each day.

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Message 1249024 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 1:47:00 UTC - in response to Message 1249020.

Here is picture of the Olympic torch I have. I was a VIP host for the LA games. That was fun. I had a car, credit card and instructions to make sure the Olympic committee members had a good time.


And the Olympic Torch and/or run didn't exist in Modern times before NAZI's started doing it back in the late 1930's.

In contrast to the Olympic flame proper, the torch relay of modern times which transports the flame from Greece to the various designated sites of the games had no ancient precedent and was introduced by Carl Diem at the controversial 1936 Berlin Olympics.



Well in ancient times you didn't need a torch from Greece. The games were already there.

By the way Happy Solstice. Longest day of the year today. Mark the point where the sun sets and you will see it setting further south each day.

From what little I've read the games were done by male athletes in the Nude and Women weren't allowed to attend.

I thought that was June 21st?
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Message 1249033 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 2:19:04 UTC

Solstice is not on the same date each year. It ranges from the 19th to 23rd. It's today this year.

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Message 1249037 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 2:30:20 UTC - in response to Message 1249033.

Solstice is not on the same date each year. It ranges from the 19th to 23rd. It's today this year.

Ok, I just haven't bought a calendar in a few years...
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Message 1249047 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 3:18:07 UTC

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Message 1249064 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 4:56:33 UTC

Congratz. Chris!

Too soon to win, but I'll gladly take the lead for a lap or two........


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Message 1249098 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 6:12:30 UTC

Winning before ......


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Message 1249106 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 6:32:56 UTC - in response to Message 1249098.

Winning before ......

Well,,,,,, I'm waiting.

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Message 1249109 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 6:37:04 UTC

Congrats, Chris;....winning before those Olympics start...it's gonna be a wet one!


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Message 1249240 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 9:28:13 UTC

Thanks Nick, I fear you may be right!

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Message 1249351 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 11:15:33 UTC

Winning without a torch.


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Message 1249376 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 12:33:45 UTC


Nothing to do with the Olympics, just got to stop them Imperial Walkers...


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Message 1249389 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 12:56:03 UTC

Pre-coffee win.

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Message 1249394 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 13:06:59 UTC

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Message 1249396 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 13:07:52 UTC

Pre egg and sausage breakfast post...


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Message 1249401 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 13:26:11 UTC

A quick win before I go into the wild blue yonder. :-)




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Message 1249402 - Posted: 21 Jun 2012, 13:43:12 UTC

Don't tell Me goats arr now flyin?


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