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Strange thing about the Olympics- Track Runners' USA

  1. Aug 22, 2008 #1
    Strange thing about the Olympics- Track Runners' "USA"

    Why do the track runners from the United States have their "USA" in magic marker, while the others are clearly printed?

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/29601881@N05/2787191037/
     
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  3. Aug 22, 2008 #2

    Gokul43201

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    Re: Strange thing about the Olympics- Track Runners' "USA"

    I think it's because their Nike suits didn't meet the Olympics requirements for display format.
     
  4. Aug 22, 2008 #3

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    Re: Strange thing about the Olympics- Track Runners' "USA"

    I'm guessing someone forgot them, left them in the rain, or the printer screwed up.
    Of course if IBM was organising it the bibs would say, "this page deliberately left blank" and there would be another one saying "see above",
     
  5. Aug 22, 2008 #4
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    Maybe it was a misprint and it said "USB" on them?
     
  6. Aug 22, 2008 #5
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    Considering it says, 'USA' on their shirts............whats the point of these stupid name-tags that ruins the aerodynamics of their fancy body suits?
     
  7. Aug 22, 2008 #6

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    Re: Strange thing about the Olympics- Track Runners' "USA"

    Because it discriminates against the hugely fat athletes that "the people's democratic republic of the congo" has to field to fit their name on the suits!
     
  8. Aug 22, 2008 #7
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    Pdrc...
     
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