2024 / 2028

Discussion in 'Olympics' started by Indie, Aug 16, 2016.

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Who should be host?

Poll closed Aug 1, 2017.
  1. Budapest

    46.4%
  2. Paris

    42.9%
  3. Rome

    10.7%
  4. Los Angeles

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  1. Indie

    Indie Skeptopotamus

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    WELL?
     
  2. ButterTart

    ButterTart Welcome to die

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    Definitely Budapest. I don't want America getting their greedy mitts on it because they're shit at hosting and would introduce a load of shit sports no other country cares enough about to contest.

    Paris or Rome would be nice, but I'd like it to go somewhere off the beaten track.
     
  3. cwej

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    I think Paris deserve something good happening there at the moment. But God... the security would have to be fucking ridiculous.

    Rome is beautiful though.. so maybe there.
     
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  4. cwej

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    When are the UK going to put another bid in? Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester? Or just put it back in London. We've got all the stuff here for it now.
     
  5. ButterTart

    ButterTart Welcome to die

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    We did put on a good spread, so I can't imagine anyone would mind popping back if we put a bid in.
     
  6. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    TOO SOON for London

    Paris obv.
     
  7. dmlaw

    dmlaw Democracy doesn't work

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    A list of the hosts for the next few Olympic Games recently fell through a time hole, so I thought I'd share it with you.

    2024 Budapest, Hungary
    2028 Chicago, USA
    2032 Durban, South Africa
    2036 Paris, France
    2040 New Delhi, India
    2044 Corbyngrad, England
    2048 Los Angeles, Chinese North America
    2052 Postponed due to World War III
    2056 Reykjavik, Iceland
    2060 Nuclear Fallout Safe Zone 6, Western Australia
    2064 Redemption, The Deadlands
     
  8. ButterTart

    ButterTart Welcome to die

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    I'm not thrilled about going up against Chinese North America. No other country will get a bloody look in.
     
  9. Indie

    Indie Skeptopotamus

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    Los Angeles can fuck off, their last one wasn't all that long ago. As for Paris, I just love to watch the French lose.

    I'd prefer Budapest, but I wouldn't be upset if Rome got it.
     
  10. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    FUCK YOU
     
  11. RaspberrySwirl

    RaspberrySwirl Leftover

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    Right now Hungary deserves nothing, and anyway Paris always and forever.
     
  12. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    LESS THAN THREE
     
  13. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    Paris.

    Good time zone, only a couple of hours away if I want to go in person, and it's been far too long. I'm not convinced Budapest has the finances, and I'm not convinced Italy has the organisational skills. Obviously not LA.

    I think Paris has a good chance of reproducing London 2012.
     
  14. Penelope

    Penelope AND SHAVE OUR EYEBROWS

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    Aren't new sports collectively decided by the IOC rather than the host?
     
  15. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Wasn't LA 1984 one of the only games that actually turned a profit? They used a bunch of existing venues instead of building new ones. Not sure if that included the main stadium (when did that rule about a new stadium come in?)

    Budapest or Rome for 2024 definitely.

    I need to go to Budapest. Everyone I know who has been recently just came back and said "There's fast, free WiFi EVERYWHERE"
     
  16. Christian

    Christian GOOD BYE!

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    Budapest. It would be great to see it on that side of Europe. Rome would be a good back-up.
     
  17. RaspberrySwirl

    RaspberrySwirl Leftover

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    You don't need the Olympics (and to wait for eight years) to go to Budapest, but if free wifi is the main ttraction, then maybe you shouldn't go at all.
     
  18. Devil

    Devil I Need A House

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    Budapest. What a setting. Such a gorgeous city.
     
  19. Ag

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    Rome please.
     
  20. Christian

    Christian GOOD BYE!

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    Poor old Paris.

    It's a shame the German Olympic Committee decided to put Hamburg forward instead of Berlin given that the ungrateful Hamburgers promptly had a referendum to say they didn't actually want it. Berlin would have been a shoe-in and would have been an amazing venue given its recent history, 1936 and its regeneration.

    Plus it would have given them a date to aim for to get that new airport FINALLY OPEN :D
     
  21. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    They did WHAT? Was it just the €€€ that put them off?

    In order of preference

    Budapest
    Rome
    Paris
    Los Angeles
     
  22. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    Is Berlin's airport STILL not open?

    It seems very un-German.
     
  23. David_5000

    David_5000 I'll dance alone

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    I missed this thread the first time around. Definitely Paris for me. Budapest would be nice too but I just can't see it going to a more obscure country any more.

    And who knows about security, both London and Rio have shown that so much can change between a country being awarded the games and the contest itself.
     
  24. Ag

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    What five days ago?
     
  25. David_5000

    David_5000 I'll dance alone

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    Yes.
     
  26. Win_the_game

    Win_the_game Heroine

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    Not with their current government. :zombie:
     
  27. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    Awww.
     
  29. Indie

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  30. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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  31. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    BUDAPEST OUT!
     
  32. Ag

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    So it's Paris vs LA then. I couldn't care less.
     
  33. Win_the_game

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    It was inevitable given the lack of support in Hungary.

    Good riddance I say.
     
  34. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    Paris FTW

    It would be wonderful to have the games so close.
     
  35. Sharla

    Sharla The Resistance

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    When is the vote? Hopefully Trump has alienated enough people to vote for anyone but the US.
     
  36. Madison

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  37. Indie

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    LA it'll be then.
     
  38. cwej

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    I really hope Paris get it! Easy for us to jump on a train!! (And Trump could still be president then - who would want THAT Olympics...? God it really would be like Germany's history repeating itself if he was president during an Olympics in his own country...)
     
  39. Ag

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    LA beating Paris won't have the same joy as:

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  40. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    ALLEZ PARIS PUTAIN!
     

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