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I find value in both. But if I had to choose, it would be the Olympics. I find grace and beauty in people pushing their bodies to the extreme to accomplish things that few people can do. Watching the gymnastics and the track and field tonight and it was all just sheer poetry in motion.

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On 2012-08-07 18:41, Payne wrote:
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On 2012-08-07 16:47, acesover wrote:

You really have no clue do you?



Nope, plenty of clues. But only about important stuff and matters of consequence. Sports filling neither of those two categories provides little interest for me, nor anyone I socialize with. Smile

I'm actually more interested in he bolts in Oscar Pistorius prosthetics than the other Bolt or even Bolt the dog.


Being that you are interested in the bolts in the bolts in Oscar Pistorius prosthetics, what can you tell us about them? Or were you just being clever and back pedaing as you often do?
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On 2012-08-07 08:42, Mehtas wrote:
Bolt.

He doesn't consume massive amounts of public money for "space exploration" .


That mission cost 2.5 billion dollars. The 4 plus trillion dollar cost of the Iraq/Afghanistan wars costs one Mars mission every single day this week. Plus every single day next week. And then every single day non-stop for... 5 1/2 YEARS!! Launch after launch - day after day. 5 1/2 years. Oh... and nobody died on the Mars mission.


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Mars, I've dreamt of a manned mission to Mars since I was young.

This is the next step towards that.

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That mission cost 2.5 billion dollars. The 4 plus trillion dollar cost of the Iraq/Afghanistan wars costs one Mars mission every single day this week.



Ron,

The comparison here is between Mars Mission and Bolt's achievement. there are lots of other stuff that has cost more than the Mars Mission.

The reason I choose Bolt is that the next generation should be made to understand that our fitness is a prime concern to move the human race for future achievements (scientific or otherwise). Healthwise the way we are going, we might not see the day where we are able to see life beyond this planet or colonize other planets.

I am not saying you become as good as Bolt, but he is a good role model for th kids who choose to stay home for their Finger Flicking Xboxes and Play Stations.
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Are you saying there is anything wrong with finger flicking?

You may have chosen the wrong site for that particular argument. LOL

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How has that war on drugs worked out since you want to mention random stuff? War on poverty? Stimulus?

Payne I guess the Spider-Man movie of old vs new is of consequence?

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I remember the days when the athletes were amateurs, (didn't get paid), and there was SCANDAL if one of them were found out to be professional.


You don't look nearly old enough to remember Jim Thorpe.
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Being that you are interested in the bolts in the bolts in Oscar Pistorius prosthetics, what can you tell us about them? Or were you just being clever and back pedaing as you often do?



I was just surprised to see that they allowed someone with a set of blades into the Olympics as it is generally felt that they give the athlete an unfair advantage. I'm interested to see how he compares against his non augmented opponents. not that I'll bother to watch any of the races. I'll just look up the results after the fact.
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Payne I guess the Spider-Man movie of old vs new is of consequence?



Did I ever say it was? Or is that just something you heard on FOX News Smile
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Being that you are interested in the bolts in the bolts in Oscar Pistorius prosthetics, what can you tell us about them? Or were you just being clever and back pedaing as you often do?



I was just surprised to see that they allowed someone with a set of blades into the Olympics as it is generally felt that they give the athlete an unfair advantage. I'm interested to see how he compares against his non augmented opponents. not that I'll bother to watch any of the races. I'll just look up the results after the fact.


Well that is not what you said in your post. You said ou were interested in the bolts in the Oscar Pistorius prosthetics.
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Well that is not what you said in your post. You said ou were interested in the bolts in the Oscar Pistorius prosthetics.



So we're still having difficulty recognising sarcasm and understanding abstract concepts I see Smile
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Well that is not what you said in your post. You said ou were interested in the bolts in the Oscar Pistorius prosthetics.



So we're still having difficulty recognising sarcasm and understanding abstract concepts I see Smile


Is that what that was? My bad. Smile
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Payne I guess the Spider-Man movie of old vs new is of consequence?



Did I ever say it was? Or is that just something you heard on FOX News Smile


You said you only know of things of value or some such thing. You seemed pretty well informed about the two movies.
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Now that he won the 200...again?

Or did we even notice that Curiosity STUCK its landing?

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