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Old 23-02-2002, 07:30:23   #1
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Canada vs. USA in the Finals

It's a North American conspiracy.

Doesn't Germany have the highest medal count? Oops...
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Old 23-02-2002, 09:21:13   #2
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I listened to Canada's semi-final on the radio during lunch with a bunch of students. We freaked out some of the international students, because we yelled and screamed every time Canada scored (until the third period; then it got boring). I hope we win Sunday, because if the US wins, I'll never hear the end of it from the American students .

Besides which, the American fans get on my nerves.

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Old 23-02-2002, 09:26:17   #3
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Isn't Canada in America?
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Old 23-02-2002, 21:23:00   #4
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Yes, but we're not in America.

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Old 23-02-2002, 21:31:25   #5
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You just wait until England play Argentina. No-one in this whole goddamn country will be working.
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Old 23-02-2002, 21:59:49   #6
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I am having a tough time picturing an Argie hockey team.

As to our xenophobic neighbours to the south, we could call them United Statesians, but that sounds too silly.

I'd feel better about our chances if Roy was in net. What was the deal there? Does he really believe that resting up for the Avs is more important, or does he have a coke habit that would have been caught in the Olympic drug testing?

Clara (not Sarah) Hughes, the speed skater/biker chick just became the first Canuck woman to win medals in both summer and winter Olympics.
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Old 23-02-2002, 23:45:20   #7
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We were talking about hockey? Who plays that except at the Summer Olympics?
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Old 24-02-2002, 00:03:12   #8
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In my country we call hockey 'hockey' and we call field hockey 'field hockey'. Saying 'ice hockey' would be as redundant as 'water swimming'.
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Old 24-02-2002, 00:07:42   #9
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As with the football argument, I resort to the old tactic: we did it first.
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Old 24-02-2002, 01:00:17   #10
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I'm guessing that the NHL isn't called the NIHL because that might confuse people into thinking it's the New IHL.
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Old 24-02-2002, 04:44:40   #11
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Long before there was ever an NHL, Lord Stanley's Cup was awarded to the best hockey team in Canada. With the NBA, Baseball's NL and AL the reverse happened. Those leagues expanded from their US base. The names are all a bit strange I guess, but it doesn't bother me any.

...although the NL will soon be a more appropiate name when the 'spos fold.
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