As promised here is a frankly quite lazy reblog, but it’s finally topical so the ends justify the means. Although I’m not quite sure about my original comment about only 0.02% of the population are interested in the Olympics as everyone on my Facebook is going bezerk over the Olympics being here. I even got chastised for changing my Facebook thumbnail to a plastic turd with an Olympics flag in it. (I was awarding it to whoever guessed which tube line failed first today)
Is this just further proof that mass hypnosis is a real thing? So before I get Stepford Wive’d I’ll just reblog my tongue in cheek post about the Olympics.


With anticipation for the London Olympics reaching fever pitch in 0.02% of the population, it is with much excitement that some new events have just been added to the roster for the first time and are open to the general public to participate.

Qualifying rounds will be taking place the weekend of 3/4th March, to participate please contact Sebastian Coe directly at

Herewith are the newly added events:

The Molotov Relay

The traditional baton is replaced by a Molotov cocktail.

A dropped Molotov results in instant disqualification from the race and third degree burns

200m Looting Dash

Participants will ransack an electrical store for a 50inch TV and run 200 metres down the road to their mate’s van.

The 100m dash is now cancelled due to parking restrictions outside the shops.

The Hobo Bridge Toss

This event is made up of two parts inspired by the javelin and platform…

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  1. I have mixed feeling about the Olympics. It is a lot of stress to put on young people who gave up a lot of their youth to participate. They have to do one thing that they have done millions of times, and do it better than they have ever done it before. And make no mistakes. Sounds easy enough. But only one person can win.
    I mostly just want to see if London pulls off the grand opening without folding under the pressure.

    • Did you see it? I was cynical but was blown away, it was weird, the tv in pub was lacking brightness so it was ,so dark, I loved the industrial age reading and was amazed that it was so odd. I am eating humble pie. Still cost loads but it was a lot more thought out than I expected.


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