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North Korea women’s soccer team refuses to take field because wrong flag displayed
washington post ^ | July 25, 2012 | ap

Posted on 07/25/2012 12:29:41 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

GLASGOW, Scotland — The North Korean women’s soccer team has refused to take the field for its match against Colombia at the Olympics because of a dispute about its flag at the stadium.

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1 posted on 07/25/2012 12:29:48 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
4 years to get it right and they f this up?

I want my soccer game back on! NK vs. Colombia is supposed to be an epic battle of female soccer gladiation!

2 posted on 07/25/2012 12:36:30 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

3 posted on 07/25/2012 12:37:06 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

You presume it was the wrong flag.

Given the NK record, it could be the wrong size, meaning its not larger than Columbias.


4 posted on 07/25/2012 12:47:44 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The Flag Flap has been resolved.... Game on!


5 posted on 07/25/2012 12:51:50 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
The NK gals are under enormous pressure.They know what will happen if they fail to bring home gold.
6 posted on 07/25/2012 12:52:20 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barack.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: SampleMan
it is a 2 part kerfuffle. the SK flag was shown on the monitor and NK is protesting that the SK flag was flying over the stadium, along with every country flag.

I'm thinking they are delaying their quad-annual face palm moment on the world stage.

7 posted on 07/25/2012 12:56:37 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
They know what will happen if they fail to bring home gold.

Their rice rations will be cut in half from 2 grains to 1.

8 posted on 07/25/2012 12:58:40 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

9 posted on 07/25/2012 1:03:32 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Is there a free link by any chance?


10 posted on 07/25/2012 1:07:58 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
I'm sure MaoBama will expect our athletes to refuse play if they get our flag wrong too...


11 posted on 07/25/2012 1:08:14 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (Today if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. RReagan)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Not that I know of. I’m firewalled. :-(

It’s on in the break room so I can sneak a peek now and then, but that’s about it.


12 posted on 07/25/2012 1:31:51 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

No offense meant to you personally Berlin_Freeper, but if I wanted to hear about Olympic drama, I’d tune in nightly to get gorged on it.

My attitude this year is like it has been for the last five Olympics..., “What Olympics?”


13 posted on 07/25/2012 1:34:09 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Why post on a thread if you’re not interested in the subject matter?

Do you think that your disinterest in the Olympics is going to hold the thread spellbound?


14 posted on 07/25/2012 1:46:10 PM PDT by agere_contra (Vote ABO. Don't choose the Greater Evil and then boast about how principled you are)
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To: agere_contra

Seems to me that my thoughts on the Olympics are as valid as anyone elses.

Perhaps your copy of the Second Amendment reads different than mine.


15 posted on 07/25/2012 1:52:09 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: DoughtyOne
Perhaps your copy of the Second Amendment reads different than mine.

SECOND Amendment?

16 posted on 07/25/2012 2:22:16 PM PDT by PalmettoMason (South Carolinians need to start choosing a primary challenger to Nikki Haley NOW!!!!!!!)
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To: PalmettoMason

It’s actually funny you mentioned that. I’ve been reading and posting on several Second Amendment threads today, and that popped out by mistake. I was posting to another poster on another thread just now, and it hit me what I had done.

I was on my way back over to mention the mistake and correct myself, when I say your comment.

Of course, you are right. I appreciate the mention.


17 posted on 07/25/2012 2:30:06 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: PalmettoMason; All

Folks PalmettoMason pointed out a mistake I made earlier, and I’d like to acknowledge it and apologize for the error.

In post 15 on this thread while addressing a free speech issue, I wrote (in part):

“Perhaps your copy of the Second Amendment reads different than mine.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2910663/posts?page=15#15

This was obviously a First Amendment issue. I apologize for the mistake. I had been reading and discussing a Second Amendment issue, and that amendment popped out here without my giving it proper consideration.

Oops!


18 posted on 07/25/2012 2:37:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Sandy, thanks for trying! We realized it was on PMSLSDMSNBC on television. LOL!


19 posted on 07/25/2012 7:56:19 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: DoughtyOne

I knew what you meant, FRiend. I was just yanking your chain.

No apologies necessary among FReepers.


20 posted on 07/25/2012 7:59:23 PM PDT by PalmettoMason (South Carolinians need to start choosing a primary challenger to Nikki Haley NOW!!!!!!!)
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To: DoughtyOne

“This was obviously a First Amendment issue.”

No it wasn’t.


21 posted on 07/25/2012 8:01:33 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Nik Naym

Yes, it was.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2910663/posts?page=14#14


22 posted on 07/25/2012 8:09:51 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: DoughtyOne

I saw that.

But what does it have to do with First Amendment rights?????


23 posted on 07/25/2012 8:31:34 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper; a fool in paradise

Geez, the organizers really flagged up!


24 posted on 07/25/2012 8:35:16 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Nik Naym

LOL


25 posted on 07/26/2012 12:04:00 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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