Standings through Day 14 (Feb 25):
1) tgordon92 309
2) George 303
3) McGentrix 286
4) fbaezer 250
5) Seed 244
6) ehBeth 237
7) realjohnboy 236
8) jespah 229
9) ossobuco 221
10) tsarstepan 220
11) lmur 210
12) djjd62 188
13) alex240101 186
14) engineer 185
14) rhyss 185
The top three continue to put distance between them and the rest of the pack. The race for gold is particularly interesting because George and I have the same picks except that he picked Russia and Japan while I picked Austria and Australia. Meanwhile, there's an intense battle for last (sorry, djjd62, "quintuple bronze"), with four teams within three points of each other.
Update schedule for the rest of the games:
Friday: shortly after the end of competition
Saturday: I have some non-Olympic plans, so won't be updating until several hours after competition ends, or possibly the next day. I will try to do an intermediate update after 3 or 4 medals have been awarded.
Sunday: immediately after the hockey game
What's up with the Russians, anyway?
much thanks for your efforts in this endeavour
Why is there such a stink, in regards to the celebration, the Canadian women's hockey team made. You train, play, dream, all your life, for a moment to be in the big game, and when your chance finally comes, you succeed you win.,...let alone, the odds of it being in your home country. A sip and puff is celebratory.
They'll be féted here as if they had won gold!
Many thanks tgordon for your endeavours.
Why is there such a stink, in regards to the celebration, the Canadian women's
hockey team made. . . .
Hadn't heard about this, Alex.
I'll have to read up.
Looks to me like the stink was about their drinking back out on the ice instead
of in the locker room. And that some players were under the legal drinking
age for British Columbia.
I'm with Alex. Not a big deal. They were scolded, they issued the standard
"conditional" apology, and won't do it again.
USA 6, Finland 0
. . . after one period.
really, the americans had better step up their game a bit
The Finns (Suomians?) just scored.
Results after Day 15 (Feb 26):
1) tgordon92 343
2) George 334
3) McGentrix 317
4) ehBeth 272
4) fbaezer 272
6) Seed 265
7) realjohnboy 261
8) ossobuco 249
9) jespah 245
10) tsarstepan 238
11) lmur 228
12) engineer 215
13) rhyss 214
14) djjd62 211
15) alex240101 201
Nine medals to go, and it looks like no one is going to catch the top three. The races for first and last are still competitive, though.
Crawl for your life Djjd
! Last place is in your sights!!!
and congratulations to the us men's hockey team on their silver medal
oh wait, i meant to post that sunday night
Don't count your boobies until they're hatched.
Someone's a poor sport!
Sorry. That's supposed to read someone will be a poor sport and pout and lament at his country's tragic loss.
Here's another chance for the Colbert Bump
USA! USA! USA!
Darn Canajuns are closing fast in this game too!
With just four events (men's hockey, men's four-man bobsled, men's 50km X-C, and men's curling remaining), the top four are:
1) tgordon92 360
2) George 351
3) McGentrix 331
4) ehBeth 292
I believe that, given the distribution of teams among the leaders, our medalists will stand in this order, unless five or six of the top bobsled teams crash to allow a Russian sled or two to medal, giving George the gold, or unless the Austrians and US sweep the X-C medals combined with huge US success in the bobsled and a US hockey gold, which could give McGentrix the silver. A complete update is on the way after bobsled results, including a tight battle for the quintuple bronze.