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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   8/3/2012 3:42:49 PM
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No -- I was in Sheffield -- maybe I saw the replay the next day when they were digging themselves out of the rubble

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KB3001   8/3/2012 3:26:40 PM
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Lucky you :-) Or may be not if you were living in the South of England then! Michael Fish, what a legend!

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Max The Magnificent   8/3/2012 3:10:23 PM
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I remember the night Michael Fish made that Gaff :-)

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KB3001   8/3/2012 3:06:58 PM
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I thought it was brilliant! Typically British, full of substance but in a light-hearted, jokey, and at times silly, kind of way :-) I loved the reference to Michael Fish's Hurricane Gaffe lol Now, how many people outside Britain got that? None probably, but the show was full of wee funny things like that... I loved every minute of it!

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Max The Magnificent   8/3/2012 1:23:52 PM
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It worked for me :-)

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Max The Magnificent   8/3/2012 1:23:26 PM
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"Do geek's have their own olympics?" Of course -- but they are "invitation only" ... you are obviously not geeky enough :-)

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Max The Magnificent   8/3/2012 1:22:36 PM
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Thanks for sorting this out -- I must admit that I have been wondering about this

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Douglas442   8/3/2012 11:34:31 AM
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Do you mean to say that Kenneth Branagh playing the role of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, as part of the opening ceremony of a sporting event, wasn't enough for at least a little bit of geek satisfaction?

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Peter Clarke   8/3/2012 6:43:34 AM
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It has been looked up. they represented doves, which had previously and traditionally released in opening ceremony. And the doves symbolised peace and harmony, I guess.

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tomeq   8/3/2012 6:30:37 AM
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Max you meant this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJX8coNc2J8 :) And re the history of GB at the opening, I totally agree, it was really something.

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