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Team Canada to use artificial light to deal with the "24 hours of darkness" in Ufa

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12-25-2012, 01:32 AM
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A lot of Europeans go by the generalization that most North Americans are dumb... I can't imagine what they think after this....


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12-25-2012, 01:58 AM
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A lot of Europeans go by the generalization that most North Americans are dumb... I can't imagine what they think after this....

Well, most people are dumb, even the glorious "Europeans".

"Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."
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A lot of Europeans go by the generalization that most North Americans are dumb... I can't imagine what they think after this....

That seems fine to me. The embarrassing part was the coaches interview about it being 24 hours of darkness and really giving the impression that he was entirely clueless.

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Of course they don't! It's roughly on the same latitude as Edmonton and I doubt they were fussing around with lamps last year.

The whole thing is so over the top and ignorant that I found it funny. But I love it though, brings back that whole Cold War mentality back a bit. Going deep into unknown heartland Russia, equipped with Kraft dinner and lamps!
Oh my god, this is legendary

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12-25-2012, 02:18 AM
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Well, most people are dumb, even the glorious "Europeans".

"Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."
-George Carlin
Ha ha...great quote.

The stupidity is in what Spott said, and not in the science of adjusting your circadian clock. The idea behind the lights is sound science. It has nothing to do with sunrise or sunset. Laugh at Spott, but Hockey Canada should be spared the scrutiny.

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this is as funny as the goat lenders thread

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I find the comment funnier than actually using the lamps. This could have been adressed in a much more clever way

And can we please stop making this about NA vs. Europe. It's getting boring. A European coach could have done/said the same.


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....Am I blind or is it sunny outside? Why the hell are they using those when its a sunny day?
Different kind of light,I'm guessing.Or perhaps they need more light and it's about a billion below.

That and they want to avoid the unshielded sun rays that hit that place without the ozone layer.Artificial light keeps them ready to turn on their Wii U's and bask in the glow of those.

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I find the comment funnier than actually using the lambs.

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Well, most people are dumb, even the glorious "Europeans".

"Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."
-George Carlin
Would be a great quote if Carlin himself weren't such a idiot.

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Haha thanks! Automatic spelling check please

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Different kind of light,I'm guessing.Or perhaps they need more light and it's about a billion below.

That and they want to avoid the unshielded sun rays that hit that place without the ozone layer.Artificial light keeps them ready to turn on their Wii U's and bask in the glow of those.
They'd have to eat breakfast outside, and it is kind of cold.

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12-28-2012, 02:44 PM
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OMFG!! That's one of the most retarded things I've seen all year

Priceless stuff!

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I can understand bringing in loads of easymac. If you have a pre game meal no reason why that should be a knock on them.

Lamps on the other hand is just a bit weird.

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Would be a great quote if Carlin himself weren't such a idiot.
Off topic but Carlin was great. One of my favorite comedians of all time.

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Would be a great quote if Carlin himself weren't such a idiot.
Why would that make it any different?

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What is their plan against bears roaming the streets in Ufa?
I thought they drove cars like everyone else.

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Would be a great quote if Carlin himself weren't such a idiot.
First you go out of your way to bash one of the realest mind not scared to speak the truth. Then you cannot even use the right tense with your use of "weren't". Since he has passed on on to the sun to await Joe Pesci you could've atleast used "wasn't". I'm sorry for you that his message was blocked by whatever you've been brainwashed from birth by. Good day

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Again, I am thinking its the whole cloud cover thing, not hours of sunlight. I've never been to Ufa, but if there is as much cloud cover as they say, it sounds like it could get kids who are away from home for christmas a bit down. or atleast thats what HC might be thinking.

I commend them for wanting to give the kids the best, even if I don't agree with the method.
Wow... For being stereotyped as tough canadians, you sure do paint a different picture... sounds like bunch of sissies... "cloud cover", "no Christmas", "no English"... and how do you think all those soft euros deal with it when they come to Canada?

Swedes and Finns are probably laughing their ***** off...

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Wow... For being stereotyped as tough canadians, you sure do paint a different picture... sounds like bunch of sissies... "cloud cover", "no Christmas", "no English"... and how do you think all those soft euros deal with it when they come to Canada?

Swedes and Finns are probably laughing their ***** off...
The world will always be full of anything new.

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Is this real?


P.S. Love Carlin. One of the best ever...

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Is this real?


P.S. Love Carlin. One of the best ever...
It's speed dating but you get to see what the person looks like under harsh light. No surprises in the morning.

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It's speed dating but you get to see what the person looks like under harsh light. No surprises in the morning.

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Best thread ever.

That picture is hilarious

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What's with the collars the whole team is wearing? To ward off the communist energy waves?

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