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  1. Well, Ric Birch and Marco Ballich (who partnered for Torino) have been signed to head Ceremonies. Of course, they will also partner with local talents but because of their experience, they have been chosen to produce 2016. @Danny, when you invite people to your home, do you do so in order to shame them and belittle them? No; you invite people to your house...normally...because you want their company and you want to show off your home and be a good and hospitable host in the process. This is the reason cities and countries vie for hosting the Olympic Games -- so that that one moment o
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  2. Everyone iv spoken with personally who wasn't British didn't like it. Canadian, European, American, whatever.
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  3. I like that idea Baron, could definitely have worked. There was talk a few months before the ceremony of a big recreation of the Blitz. Mind you, there was talk of lots of things so who's to know whether it was considered or if it was just paper talk.
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  4. .......I know....they didn't ask me either....go figure. Beijing’s scale, spectacular resources, and preparedness really did make 2012 too heavy a lift for anyone. Good thing NYC didn't win.
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  5. But it has all the venue info - which is what most people are after. Ohhh floor plans of potential venues! I don't really get hard over transport plans...
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  6. I dream about Buenos Aires, going there and soaking in what is and has been and may be. I've also never been to Brazil, and sometimes I think some beautiful Brazilian things are probably being gentrified right now may be the things I would have love most about Rio, I will wonder how it was and what it is. But Brazil is interesting and Danny is also so interesting. How lucky we are that he has contributed so much here.
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