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If Chicago hosts the 2016 Summer Olympics, will you buy a ticket to go watch an Olympic event?
State Journal Register ^ | October 1, 2009 | steelers 6

Posted on 10/01/2009 7:28:10 PM PDT by Steelers6

If Chicago hosts the 2016 Summer Olympics, will you buy a ticket to go watch an Olympic event?

Yes 23.7% No 76.3%

Total votes: 615


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Miscellaneous; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 2016olympics; obama; olympics; poll; tickets
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These will likely be the most corrupt games in the history of games hosted by any US City previously. I hope Rio gets the games because the residents of Illinois like myself are going to pay billions of dollars to Chicago in kickbacks and bribes. The Chicago machine and the Obama campaign will be the only beneficiaries of these games!!
1 posted on 10/01/2009 7:28:12 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: Steelers6

No, because Chicago may be in ashes by then from a terrorist nuclear attack.


2 posted on 10/01/2009 7:29:33 PM PDT by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: Steelers6

They had the Olympics here in LA some years back. I did not go.

I drove on surface streets to my office every day and avoided the freeway.


3 posted on 10/01/2009 7:29:42 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Steelers6

If Chicago gets the Games, I am definitely going to watch Bo’s Ho Mo in the Shot Put competition!


4 posted on 10/01/2009 7:29:48 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama will dispatch skittle $hitting unicorns around the world to bring peace and prosperity to all!)
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To: Steelers6

Way too pricey to even think about.


5 posted on 10/01/2009 7:29:56 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Steelers6
I think Rio is gonna get the Games!

If Chi-town does win...ef'em!

6 posted on 10/01/2009 7:30:04 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (For good judgment ask...What would Obama do? Then do the opposite!)
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To: DarthVader

Iran can’t shoot anything that far. Yet.


7 posted on 10/01/2009 7:30:34 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat party is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Steelers6

No, but I might watch the Drive-By Target Shooting event on TV...


8 posted on 10/01/2009 7:31:05 PM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Steelers6
Whadaya mean me buy a ticket? I expect the government to let me in for free.
9 posted on 10/01/2009 7:31:33 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Steelers6
"If Chicago hosts the 2016 Summer Olympics, will you buy a ticket to go watch an Olympic event?"


10 posted on 10/01/2009 7:32:23 PM PDT by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: Steelers6

If Chicago hosts the 2016 Summer Olympics, will you buy a ticket to go watch an Olympic event?

Yes 23.1%
No 76.9%

Total votes: 631


11 posted on 10/01/2009 7:32:30 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Steelers6

Hell no!


12 posted on 10/01/2009 7:33:14 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Windcatcher

I hear the Snchronized Beating category takes on a whole new flair with this years inclusion of splintered boards


13 posted on 10/01/2009 7:35:22 PM PDT by digger48
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To: dalereed

Took the words right out of my mouth!


14 posted on 10/01/2009 7:35:37 PM PDT by Bender
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To: Steelers6

It depends. Is beating homies to death with boards going to be a medal event? Or just exhibition?


15 posted on 10/01/2009 7:35:44 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Steelers6

I wouldn’t go to Chicago if they gave it to me!


16 posted on 10/01/2009 7:36:20 PM PDT by NRA2BFree (THE ONLY ASTROTURF IN CONGRESS IS FOUND BETWEEN NANCY PELOSI'S EARS!!)
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To: digger48

y oh y did I leave out the y?


17 posted on 10/01/2009 7:36:20 PM PDT by digger48
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Chicago is so corrupt and vicious I would NEVER go there--heck! I would be afraid of being bagged in a drive by shooting even watching it on tv.

vaudine

18 posted on 10/01/2009 7:36:38 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Steelers6

Double hayl NO !


19 posted on 10/01/2009 7:36:45 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Steelers6

NOT NO BUT HELL NO!!!!!


20 posted on 10/01/2009 7:37:53 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Romak 7.62X54MM, AK47 7.62X39MM, LARGO 9X23MM, HAPINESS IS A WARM GUN BANG BANG YEA YEA)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“Way too pricey to even think about.”
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Yep. I went to the Barcelona Olympics, and the tickets seemed a bit expensive, but after that they basically doubled in price. I couldn’t imagine going now.

BTW, I heard today on the radio that the average family of four attending an NFL game spends over $400.00, including parking, tickets, food, program and hats. At the new stadium in Dallas, that total is over $700.00. (At that rate, there had better be NO lines for the restroom!)


21 posted on 10/01/2009 7:38:07 PM PDT by married21
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To: HiTech RedNeck

A nuke does not have to be fired by a missile or dropped by a plane to be deployed. It can be planted in a city in about 100,000 different ways and nobody will realize it until after it is all over.


22 posted on 10/01/2009 7:38:13 PM PDT by DarthVader (Liberalism is the politics of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: Steelers6

You gotta be kidding. I wouldn’t go to the olympics if they held it in the field behind the grocery store down the road from my house and gave away free corn dogs.


23 posted on 10/01/2009 7:38:50 PM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: vaudine

Why the hate?

My son goes to Moody Bible Institute in downtown Chicago. We love to go visit him. It seems to be a safe clean city as long as you stay where you belong.

If I got decent tickets and could crash in his dorm I’d go. He’s a slow learner so he just might still be there in 7 years.


24 posted on 10/01/2009 7:40:01 PM PDT by JusPasenThru (Never let a good crisis go to waste.)
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To: Steelers6

Drudge headline link showing it looks like it’s between Rio and Chicago ... I put Rio first as my choice. Who would want to go to the ghetto anyway? Oh, forgot, Michelle.


25 posted on 10/01/2009 7:42:52 PM PDT by fujimoh
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To: BunnySlippers

I lived tgought the 84 Olympics traffic was non existed the city was safe and it was wonderfull


26 posted on 10/01/2009 7:43:28 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom ;))
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To: NRA2BFree

“I wouldn’t go to Chicago if they gave it to me!”

Got stopped towing a race car through there in 56 and luckily I had enough smarts to have a $30 follded up under my drivers license.

They can keep that corrupt hole!!!


27 posted on 10/01/2009 7:43:43 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Nervous Tick; Slings and Arrows

The equestrian events will be replaced by pit bull fighting.


28 posted on 10/01/2009 7:47:16 PM PDT by Salamander ("All my toys are broken....and so am I, inside, Mom......")
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To: Batman11

And if Chicago doesn’t get the Olympic’s, you won’t watch Bo’s Ho Mo in the Shot Put competition???


29 posted on 10/01/2009 7:47:22 PM PDT by Pit1
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To: al baby

I also did the 84 Olympics. It was amazing. The local traffic stayed home. I drove everywhere so easily.


30 posted on 10/01/2009 7:48:18 PM PDT by jimfree (Freep and ye shall find! - I am Joe Wilson.)
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To: Steelers6

Freep’d. At 2248ET:

If Chicago hosts the 2016 Summer Olympics, will you buy a ticket to go watch an Olympic event?
Yes 21.9%
No 78.1%
Total votes: 672


31 posted on 10/01/2009 7:48:52 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: JusPasenThru
It isn't hate--it is the fact of the crime rate and sleazy corruption in Chicago. I was there about 20 years ago in a 5 star hotel on Michigan Ave. and my husband and I got scared to death within a block of our hotel by a black guy evidently high on something, who came toward us saying scary things about whitey and what he intended to do. We crossed the street and did not look at him or acknowledge him. Also, the govt. housing was horrible and the el trains, too.

No thanks!

Yes, Chicago is interesting and parts are beautiful, but is run by those on the dark side. If they get the games, I think the tickets should read--"Come here at your own risk."

vaudine

32 posted on 10/01/2009 7:50:45 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Steelers6

Moot, Chi town’s not getting it.


33 posted on 10/01/2009 7:51:29 PM PDT by bvw
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To: Steelers6

I wouldn’t attend an Olympic event if it was free and across the street.


34 posted on 10/01/2009 7:52:45 PM PDT by Peter W. Kessler (Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
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To: JusPasenThru

Moody Bible and Chicagolady are about the only good things in Chicago other than the Bears, Sox, and Bulls. I have made it a point not to ever give Chicago any more of my money and even though I went there a lot in the 80’s and 90’s I have avoided the city since 2000 and I live in Illinois.

Chicago Sucks and so do most of the people who elect the bums that have destroyed the state of Illinois. I hope Rio gets the Olympics but we all know Obama is going to Copenhagen to pick up his gift.


35 posted on 10/01/2009 7:53:09 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: Steelers6
...will you buy a ticket to go watch an Olympic event?

Eff-ewe-see-kay NO...

36 posted on 10/01/2009 7:53:09 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood (Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???)
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To: Steelers6

No.


37 posted on 10/01/2009 7:55:16 PM PDT by Marie2 (The second mouse gets the cheese.)
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To: fujimoh

Tokyo is out because Beijing, an Asian city just had it and London is getting it next and Athens had it in 2000. Australia had it in 2004. So North or South America haven’t had it recently. Rio should be saying that South America has never had the games. It’s our turn.


38 posted on 10/01/2009 7:56:01 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: Steelers6

No.


39 posted on 10/01/2009 7:56:35 PM PDT by A. Morgan (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. Lawrence)
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To: Steelers6

I intend to go either way. We will surely know some athletes that year. Chicago would be easier than rio.


40 posted on 10/01/2009 7:58:16 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Steelers6

Illinois residents my assfay!

Like Boston’s Big Dig, the whole damn country will end up watching the Chicago Crew stuffing our tax dollars into their pockets.

Daley and the gang are virtually certain that Obama will cover their bets with our bucks.


41 posted on 10/01/2009 7:58:20 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Steelers6

My hubby is from Chicago & the first time he took me to visit his family I seen my first rat (I thought it was a rabbit), first bum (he was climbing out of the bushes) & had my first & only obscene phone call. No way I’m going back to visit unless family is having an emergency.


42 posted on 10/01/2009 7:59:16 PM PDT by jrcats (Well, I never thought there was going to be a worse President than Carter but Obama has him beat.)
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To: Steelers6

no way will i let my family be killed with 2 by 4


43 posted on 10/01/2009 7:59:40 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Obama owns the Olympics now. And I won't touch anything this guy owns.
44 posted on 10/01/2009 8:04:52 PM PDT by CT (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slx8CCjoL4E&feature=related)
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To: Steelers6
will they issue a flak jacket with each ticket??
45 posted on 10/01/2009 8:07:21 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Steelers6

Yes
21.0%
No
79.0%
Total votes: 714


46 posted on 10/01/2009 8:11:34 PM PDT by digital-olive
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To: San Jacinto
and gave away free corn dogs.

Free corn dogs? I'm so there. Wait, this is Chicago. Folks might get upset about the tactical shotgun and bandolier slung over my shoulder.

/johnny

47 posted on 10/01/2009 8:18:29 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (God Bless us all, each, and every one.)
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To: DarthVader
If America was to get its throat cut, I bet that you know who would be out of the country at the time and ready to pounce on the world stage. Maybe not, BO just seems like too much of a chump to be the big bad world leader that he aspires so much to be. What if the Chicago bid fails? Will they blame it on Rio or BO?
48 posted on 10/01/2009 8:21:21 PM PDT by TBall
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To: San Jacinto

Wow! If you won’t go someplace for a free corn dog, you MUST be serious or series.


49 posted on 10/01/2009 8:24:22 PM PDT by garyhope ( It's world war IV, right here, right now, courtesy of Islamofascism.)
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To: Steelers6
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50 posted on 10/01/2009 8:25:52 PM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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