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This is the Olympics, I'm cheering for my home country to take the Gold 30 32.97%
Patriotism my arse, I'm cheering for my favorites! 56 61.54%
Tennis shouldn't be an Olympic sport anyway, so who cares? 2 2.20%
Tennis is an Olympic sport? 3 3.30%
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post #1 of 33 (permalink) Old Aug 9th, 2004, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
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Nationalism or Favorite-ism? Who will you cheer for?

Assuming your favorite players ARE NOT from your country, who are you going to cheer for in the Olympics?

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post #2 of 33 (permalink) Old Aug 9th, 2004, 03:03 PM
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Well I'm English so I haven't got much choice but to cheer for the foreigners. I'll be cheering for Jen, Amelie and Justine as usual. Oh God, I'm English and supporting the French and Americans, what's the world coming to

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Same as England, Denmark don't have any players in, so I cheer for the Slovenian (Tina and Maja) and the Spanish players.

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I'm gonna cheer for my faves

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I'm cheering for Canadians and Polish teams, although I know they have a scant chance of winning a medal or even making a top finish. So, I hope that someone who is not American wins I also cheer for the underdogs, whoever that may be . In 2000, they were Oremans and Boogert. I hope we get something similar this year.
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Patriotism my arse, I'm cheering for my favorites!

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I'm cheering for Jcap. There aint really any british women playing. Well atleast I don't think so. I'll support tim in the mens.
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Canada's only represented in Men's doubles, so as long as Xavier doesn't play the canadian team, I'm fine... If that happens, I don't know what I'll do
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Patriotism my arse, I'm cheering for my favorites!

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Iam cheering for Angie Widjaja and Widjaja/Prakusya first... and then, my favs...
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I am afraid I am unable to cheer for my home country as we have no representatives in women's tennis this year! Maybe next time...
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USA Players vs. The rest of the world?

GO USA!

Daniela Hantuchova vs. The rest of the world?

GO DANI!

USA Players vs. Daniela Hantuchova?


USA Dani

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Patriotism my arse indeed, Holland has none player in the Olympics so, i will be cheering for the Russians and the Czechs and a Slovakian (like Dementieva, Benesova, Koukalova, Strycova, Strycova/Prusova, Myskina/Dementieva and Dani Hantuchova offcourse )

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Sorry! I'm not very nationalistic. In fact I hope we don't make
our 100 medals goal.

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