The Olympics ended with a few pleasant surprises and no small amount of Canadian tears.
USA winning gold medal in Men’s Curling: A
Number of Americans who care: >100
Number of Canadians who care: Many Many Many
Number of depressed Canadians: Many Many Many
Odds that Canadian Prime Minister Socksy Dancer will have to resign: Strong
Canadian losing to Germany in Men’s Hockey: F (For Canadians); Who cares? (For everyone else.)
Canada winning bronze: D- (for Canadians); Who cares? (For everyone else.)
Canadian team questioning goal and calling for video replay: F
Canadian announcer questioning Canadian teams questioning of goal: push
Video replay in hockey: F for WTF?
Odds of Canadian Government investigation into team selection process: High
Odds Canadian Prime Minister Socksy Dancer will be beheaded: push
Japan’s women making Curling final four: A
Japan winning bronze: A
Great Britain going for win only to lose: push
Yoshida Chinami: A
Takagi Nana’s gold in speed skating: A
Japan getting 13 medals (which is more than Nagano total): A
Score: Automatic F
US uniforms: B+
Japan’s uniforms: B (the blue and gray hats and scarves were odd but looked good with red coat).
Thirteen year old guitar player: A-
Electric bungee TRON boys: F for WTF?
Drone formations: B+
Drone swarms: C
Forgetting lessons of the The Terminator: F
The Terminator: A
Every Terminator movie after The Terminator: F
Linda Hamilton in The Terminator: A
Linda Hamilton in Terminator 2: Judgement Day: A-
Endless K-Pop in closing ceremony: F
Image Mapping: A
On shadow dancers: A
Dancing in the shadows: A
“Shadow Dancing”: C
All this and nothing more: F
’70s references: F
Of songs you didn’t even like: F
Confusing “Shadow Dancing” with “Slow Dancing”: F
Johnny Rivers: B
Andy Gibb: B-
Dying young: F
Speeches: Automatic F.
That’s all for now. The next Olympics, in 2020, will be in Tokyo which will add a level of intensity to the proceedings.
Until then, take care and have fun.