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GeneralSo ... a year late, the Olympics start today. Pin
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OriginalGriff wrote:
Does anyone care about the Olympics?
I'll never get why anyone enjoys watching others doing sports at all, but only specific sports because we all like those, like we watch football, but not cricket, and only because "our" team plays because we don't like it enough to watch "other" teams even though it's the same activity.
And people also only watch during certain events, like the European or World Championships, or Olympics in this case, but any other time in that four period it's somehow not fun watching while it's still the same activity.
Oh yeah, and people only watch men because even a bad men's match is better than a good woman's match, except for some sports, like ice skating and swimming, because women are good at those (I guess?), or beach volleyball, which we don't really watch for the game anyway.
I'm having an even harder time getting why people would think "they" won when some individual, or group of individuals, somewhere on a field won from other individuals (I guess this feeling that I'm completely missing explains why people only watch "their" team and only during some events).
And the most bizarre of all is that people will actually riot and fight about this.

To me, there's absolutely no logic or rationale to be found, it's like mass hysteria.

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