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    Is anyone else incredibly excited about the Olympics?? I'm counting down the days, so excited. The news stuff about security is a bit scary. I really hope nothing comes of it or the anti-gay laws.

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    We are super excited. We've been watching a lot of the qualifying events...in bobsled, skeleton, super g, and ski jumping. My kids LOVE the Olympics. Its definitely scary though. I know my dh mentioned some of the nhl players aren't taking their families because of the security risk.

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    I'm not really sure what to make of the whole thing this year.
    What with the corruption, the amount of money that's been invested in buildings that are not close to finished, the anti-gay laws, the total supression on Russian media about the olympics (unless it's good news), and the general feeling of anxiety from the Russion people and leaders regarding safety and security (which Russia has spent more on for less than any other olympics - ever).... IDK, I feel like I should be boycotting the whole works.

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    I agree with you on it being kind of scary! I am super excited for it to begin! I hope that everyone stays safe!
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    I am an Olympic junkie!! I especially love figure skating, curling, and the flying high sports like ski jumping, snowboarding and aerials.

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    I love watching the Olympics. question though- we don't have cable any more so I was planning to watch it streaming. DOes anyone know which websites will be offering it streaming? will CBC?

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    I'm not sure about streaming.

    Does ra anyone know when the opening ceremonies are on?

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    I'm excited for it but at the same time have a bad feeling about all the unrest that's there. I wouldn't want my kid to be in the olympics at this time. I hope nothing happens and everyone gets to celebrate the way they should.



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    Ill be boycotting them due to all the awful animal cruelty thats surrounding them.

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