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My Olympic Tweets

I tweeted my reactions throughout the recent Rio Olympics. Today, in stead of getting at all creative in making a new blog post, I'll simply compile those tweets. What fun! We'll go from last to first, again because that's the lazy thing to do in compiling.

(Sorry, there will be nothing here about the infamous 4 AM gas-station trashing. Well ... one brief mention.)

I'm not going to provide the links that originally went with the tweets, so in a couple of cases I've added a sentence of explanation. Also, I've left typos in place. Let's pretend that's authenticity, not indolence.



Chris Faille @ccfaille (Aug. 21)                               
, this is my last related tweet for two years. Next time I have anything to say on the subj, it'll involve and .
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 21
A big congratulations 2 athletes of . Here are some thoughts from on their medal haul.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 20
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 20
Love the appreciative essay in abt
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 19
The news cycle has provided a convergence of , and . "I'm sorry for telling the truth"? .
 
In reacting and linking to a story about the Britain-versus-China men's badminton match, byline to Ian Ransom, I wrote:
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 19
-- what a great name for a reporter! Ifu mistype one letter, turning the "m" into "n," what a sentence
 
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 18
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 18
Fantastic performance by boxer to get into the semifinal round.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 17
Yes, I get that the are supposed to be a tribute to the . But they're so weird they're driving me 2 !
 
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 17
results are in from China gold; Germany silver; Japan bronze. Fourth place was Singapore.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 16
. Watching the event was inspiring! Bravo to all the finishers.
 
This next comment concerns the final in heavyweight boxing.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 16
wins the gold medal for . Some in the crowd didn't agree with the judges but: so what?
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 15
Watched some this afternoon. vs . China won, will play .
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 15
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 14
Great game, US v. . US lost the first set, came roaring back. Don't sweat the PRC threat!
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 14
won the final. Its first gold ... ever. Some consolation 4 losing two big decisions before this term. No?
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 13
Great men's game in today -- Argentina v. Brazil. Two OT periods because neither team had any quit in it!
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 13
The next Winter games are slated for , in northeastern . Centered on ski resort.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 12
If the 2016 is remember for nothing else, it will be remembered for that green swimming pool.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 11
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 11
Story abt how news agency blurred a clad athlete out of photo: is on the case.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 10
, boxing for , , won on points. All 3 judges agreed. The boxing in these games first rate.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 10
 
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 9
Congrats to for his victory over in . (Up to 81 kg)
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 9
Dutch Olympian EXPELLED after night drinking in Rio to celebrate win via Those wild and crazy Dutch.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 8
No such thing as an without politics. After all, they march in under their nation's . Consider presuppositions of that act!
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 8
Bad form, , bad form. Congrats on the victory, not on the mouth flapping.
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 7
If, back in prime, the Olympian had demanded 2 compete as , the women in Jenner's events would have said...?
 
Chris Faille @ccfaille Aug 7
one of the sports I never care about except when are underway. Add my "yippees" to rest of world's for !
 
 

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