Skip to comments.Live 2008 Olympics Thread
Posted on 08/08/2008 3:49:19 AM PDT by xp38
2008 Olympics begin August 8th through to August 24. Live streaming on CBC begins with the opening ceremonies early am. NBC in prime time in evening.
AND AWAY WE GO!!!!!!!!!!!!
Opening ceremonies starting....seems to be about a 20 second delay on the web streaming compared to the tv here.
Could those of you who are watching do us who are boycotting a favor? Turn it off during the commercials. I don’t want China to be rewarded for their deplorable behavior.
I almost never watch the commercials anyway. No problem here.
Besides...the commercials I am seeing are Canadian. I couldn’t buy that stuff anyway.
what is the time difference??? have the opening ceremonies already taken place??
Current time in Beijing is 8:08 pm
Current Pacific US Time 5:08 am
Current US Eastern Time 8:08am
And the Opening Ceremonies just started.
just starting live...NBC will show them tonight with about a 12 hour tape delay...can you try the link above and tell me if its working in the US or not? I think its 8 pm local time right now so if that is true its 12 hours ahead of Eastern time in the US
Is this the Chinese National Anthem?
Where, pray tell, have we seen this before?
that arm raising by the kids is too
Standard Communist Chinese salute. I believe the Young Pioneers of the old Soviet Union did something similar.
not working...got a message that said “sorry- this video is not working in your area”....I wonder if I can bounce this from NY to newfoundland???
ok thanks for the update...I guess only those close to the Canadian border or maybe the Mexican one that can pick up tv signals there can watch it live
don’t tell me they actually have soliders in the opening ceremony????!!!!
Despite the commie crapola, the show so far is pretty neat. These dancer/artists are amazing.
China wasn’t always Communist. They have a LOT of truly cool history. This show should be amazing.
the real update I want to know about is to see if ANY of the athletes dare wear smog masks walking into the stadium...
please tell when the parade begins!!
The atlethes are NOT supposed to breathe.
Also, they must apologize profusely and repeatedly for wearing those black masks on Tuesday.
Didn’t you get the memo?
I wonder if I go to the BBC if I can get the show??
They had some when they raised the Chinese flag, but that’s to be expected. Every nation has it’s armed forcces raise it’s own flag at the Opening Ceremonies. We did too.
If there are soldiers in the show otherwise, they are not in uniform.
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