Friday, 12 February 2010
10:23:41 PM (GMT)
I just watched the opening ceremony. I don't like sports, but I adore the Parade of
An athlete from Peru said that the reason they didn't have many citizens competing
was that they, qoute, don't really ski. We eat and party. Unqoute.
Of all the great and mighty nations seen walking tonight, the best by far in my mid
was Japan. Because Japan alone thought that some of their athletes should be waving
the flag of the host country as well as their own. Nobody else respected Canada like
The United States have, I think, the most athletes participating. A wooping two
hundred sixteen men and women marched out proudly bearing our national flag- AND
WEARING IDENTICAL MOOSE HATS. *facepalm*
I like moose. Moose are really cool. But is now the time for matching moose
The two Koreas' did not walk together this year, as they have occasionally done in
China let Taiwan walk in seperately... Sorta. I mean they were called Taisan of
China, and their flag was basically just the Olympic symbol on a sheet. But oh well.
The Principality of Sealand is once again not participating. Or, more likely, not
allowed to participate. Poor Sealand
Iran and Isreal agreed to participate in the games, even if it means involving
themselves in something that the other is doing. That's a good sign, I think.
(According to the announcers there have been times when one or the other would
Georgia's remaining eight atheletes still marches despite the horrifying loss of a
lugist this morning.
Thrity eight nations competing have yet to with a medal in the winter games.
All in all? Seems like it'll be interesting. (I hope Canada and Japan win
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