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'If you donít think what I do is not hard, youíre a damn idiot'
Daily Mail ^ | Feb 15, 2014 | Daily Mail reporter

Posted on 02/16/2014 12:47:39 PM PST by plain talk

US figure-skating champion Jeremy Abbott lashed out at his critics in a foul-mouthed rant after his and teammate Jason Brown's spectacular slump at the Sochi Olympics.

Olympic champion Evan Lysacek did not defend his title and Abbott and pony-tailed teen Brown failed to sparkle in the Iceberg Skating Palace, to leave the United States off the men's podium for the first time since the 1998 Nagano Games.

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TOPICS: Russia
KEYWORDS: olympics; sochi
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I think he meant to say "If you think what I do is not hard...". One too many not's
1 posted on 02/16/2014 12:47:39 PM PST by plain talk
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To: plain talk

Too many negatives


2 posted on 02/16/2014 12:49:32 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: plain talk

Got a ‘not in his leotard.


3 posted on 02/16/2014 12:49:35 PM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: plain talk

What if you think what he does isn’t a sport?

linear algebra is hard, but nobody is awarding olympic medals for it.


4 posted on 02/16/2014 12:52:02 PM PST by jz638
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To: plain talk

Gay.


5 posted on 02/16/2014 12:52:44 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: plain talk

Saw the headline and thought it was a vanity from one of our resident economic experts.


6 posted on 02/16/2014 12:53:22 PM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: plain talk
It is hard and requires many hours of training and hard work.

But, so what?

Is there money in it? Does it result in commercial endorsements and a long-term cashflow stream?

No.

It is adults with more muscles, longer limbs and more stamina pretending they are children.

7 posted on 02/16/2014 12:54:51 PM PST by elkfersupper
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Jeremy, cry me a river.
Do what soldiers do, then get back to me.


8 posted on 02/16/2014 12:55:55 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: plain talk

If you think what he does is hard, then you’re an idiot? If he says so.


9 posted on 02/16/2014 12:55:58 PM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is)
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To: gitmo

What a whiner.


10 posted on 02/16/2014 12:57:35 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: jz638

At least linear algebra makes sense and has real world value.


11 posted on 02/16/2014 12:58:09 PM PST by Principled
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To: plain talk

Put on a uniform and join a combat patrol in Afghanistan.

Until then - STFU and realize how easy/good you have it.


12 posted on 02/16/2014 12:58:49 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: plain talk

13 posted on 02/16/2014 1:00:20 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: plain talk
Joe Biden has served this country for over 40 years so when he says he's not uninterested in seeking the presidency, it shouldn't be a no-brainer to refuse to disbelieve him.

Biden won't just not undermine the economy. He would oppose all efforts to negate unemployment. He's on the record against not blocking anti-progressive legislation that doesn't not destabilize working families.

"I'm Joe Biden and I don't not fully and especially not partially endorse this message, you have no compelling reason not to vote for the opposite of me."

14 posted on 02/16/2014 1:02:28 PM PST by Principled
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To: plain talk

Yes poor grammar but he works hard to create beauty. Nothing wrong with that. It’s more fun to watch than curling or IMHO speed skating.


15 posted on 02/16/2014 1:02:35 PM PST by Mercat
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To: plain talk

Jeremy says he works just as hard as Tom Cruise.


16 posted on 02/16/2014 1:03:29 PM PST by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: plain talk

NBC has made a complete hash of these Olympics.

Between the “Russia is a totalitarian State!” and “Putin is a SCROUNDREL!” rhetoric, they created a bunch of sports “celebrities” out of thin air, that they have pimped endlessly for over a month, to gin interest in watching.

Now they seem shocked that these athlete “Celebs” aren’t delivering the goods.


17 posted on 02/16/2014 1:03:52 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: plain talk

I’m a rightwing producer in Hollywood who everyday, deals with faggots, Dumocraps and liberals. I have to discipline myself NOT to strangle and tell them to F*** off. Never said Jeremy yours was hard but if mine is “easy” then quit acting like a drama queen in your sissy sport, mkay?


18 posted on 02/16/2014 1:06:46 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: tcrlaf

NBC also whitewashed Soviet communism.


20 posted on 02/16/2014 1:07:37 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: tcrlaf
they created a bunch of sports “celebrities” out of thin air, that they have pimped endlessly for over a month, to gin interest in watching.

Now they seem shocked that these athlete “Celebs” aren’t delivering the goods.

Reminds me of this major buildup in the 1988 Summer Olympics. Despite the hype, it never really went anywhere.

21 posted on 02/16/2014 1:09:43 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: plain talk
keeping it classy, as are most of the rest of our athletes this Olympics
22 posted on 02/16/2014 1:10:07 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: jz638
What if you think what he does isn’t a sport?

My hand is up. Figure Skating is not a "sport."

23 posted on 02/16/2014 1:12:42 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: plain talk
'I'm proud to be standing here. I'm a four-time national champion. I'm a two-time Olympian and no one can take that away from me.

'So some people can handle it better than others, but everyone has that mental struggle, everyone goes through the same doubts. I am not alone. They just come at different times and different moments. Some people have their moment at the Olympics, and some have theirs at the national championships.'

'So whatever other people have to say about me, that's their own problem because I'm freaking proud of what I've done and I'm not going to apologize for any of it.'


24 posted on 02/16/2014 1:13:06 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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25 posted on 02/16/2014 1:14:36 PM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: max americana

“quit acting like a drama queen in your sissy sport”

I kinda thought that WAS his sport ;)


26 posted on 02/16/2014 1:22:32 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: jz638

Hunting, fishing, trapping, etc are sports, the rest are just games.

Sportsmen = hunting and fishing.

Gamesters = golf, football, baseball,..


27 posted on 02/16/2014 1:28:41 PM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: plain talk

I’m not sure how hard what he does is, but I am sure he is an idiot


28 posted on 02/16/2014 1:31:58 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: plain talk

If at first you don’t succeed, come out as, “gay” and decry global warming.


29 posted on 02/16/2014 1:35:20 PM PST by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: martin_fierro

Uncanny, the resemblance, LOL!

CC


30 posted on 02/16/2014 1:37:17 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: plain talk

One too many not's


31 posted on 02/16/2014 1:39:41 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: plain talk
I think he meant to say "If you think what I do is not hard...". One too many not's

Hey!
Be nice. Perverts' brains are not normal.

Q.E.D.

32 posted on 02/16/2014 1:41:47 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: plain talk

How about, I don’t care whether what you do is hard or not! LOL


33 posted on 02/16/2014 1:42:15 PM PST by CWCoop
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To: plain talk

Life’s hard.


34 posted on 02/16/2014 1:45:07 PM PST by mulligan (I)
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To: martin_fierro

The Pajama Boy of Sochi.


35 posted on 02/16/2014 1:48:21 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: plain talk

Apparently “what you do” isn’t ready for the Olympics.


36 posted on 02/16/2014 1:48:55 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Principled

LOL!


37 posted on 02/16/2014 1:49:16 PM PST by plain talk
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To: elkfersupper
Is there money in it? Does it result in commercial endorsements and a long-term cashflow stream?

That may be viewed as a crassly profit definition...

How about, "Does it provide a useful, beneficial service or product that is actively desired and sought out by society at large?"

38 posted on 02/16/2014 1:52:48 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: Mercat
Yes poor grammar but he works hard to create beauty. Nothing wrong with that. It’s more fun to watch than curling or IMHO speed skating.

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder with the intellectual capacity to see it.
Applies equally to the music of the planets, or the mathematics of sliding smooth stone objects.

39 posted on 02/16/2014 1:56:43 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: Mercat
I don't know about that. Did you see the female curling team from Japan?
40 posted on 02/16/2014 2:03:26 PM PST by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: plain talk

Hurry... the millennial’s ego needs stroking immediately.


41 posted on 02/16/2014 2:07:22 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: plain talk
I think he meant to say "If you think what I do is not hard...".

Well... thinking is not hard to not do too.

42 posted on 02/16/2014 2:07:58 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I forgot what my tagline was supposed to say)
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To: jz638; plain talk
What if you think what he does isn’t a sport?

Of course it's a sport. Whenever you see some flamboyantly dressed male ice skater, you say "Hey sport, you skate pretty good."

43 posted on 02/16/2014 2:12:07 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I just messed up my tagline. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: plain talk

Give credit where it’s due. Making it to the olympics requires a lifetime of incredibly hard work and self sacrifice.


44 posted on 02/16/2014 2:26:03 PM PST by fso301
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To: jz638

I can’t believe that I’m about to defend figure skating; but, a debate without all the facts is useless.

Whether or not figure skating is a “sport”, is just semantics. (It would help a lot, if they stopped handing out bouquets of flowers to the skaters — especially the male skaters!)

Figure skating requires a lot of skill and athleticism. Also, at the competitive level, it comes with a high risk of injury. Furthermore, many people (not me) are willing to pay to see it. Professional figure skating is a big industry.


45 posted on 02/16/2014 2:29:21 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: plain talk
hey Jeremy,

 photo gayAGay_zpse6546edc.jpg

46 posted on 02/16/2014 2:38:50 PM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: gundog
He is a 'tard...and a whiner.
47 posted on 02/16/2014 2:39:24 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Broi)
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To: plain talk

Nobody cares about your whining, Jeremy.


48 posted on 02/16/2014 2:49:34 PM PST by Nepeta
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To: plain talk

I just wonder when sodomites and trannies are going to start screaming to be allowed to compete in pairs skating, and ice dancing. Is that even still an Olympic sport, ice dancing?


49 posted on 02/16/2014 3:05:50 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: plain talk

Does the dumbazz think it’s less hard for the people who did medal?


50 posted on 02/16/2014 3:06:20 PM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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