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  1. So Toronto realizes it has like 12 days to get a bid ready right?
  2. Don't bring me into this pissing match. Also, JO2024, Madrid was in a completely different position. For starters, their first bid was way back in the '60s and for 1972 during the fascist government so that was a nogo from the start. In their second attempt, they ran for a games that would be held only ten years after Barcelona AND they were up against some of the biggest, wealthiest, and most powerful cities and nations in the world. France, the UK, The USA, and Russia all submitted bids that featured their alpha cities. Of course Madrid is going to loose. In 2009, their third attempt they
  3. Alpha, you do realize that France has bid for the 1992 games, the 2004 games, the 2008 games, and the 2012 games? That's four bids. Thrice Paris was the candidate and the most recent in 2005 saw Paris loose out to London by four votes.
  4. Yes. We have venue plans for both and both cities perfectly fit Agenda 2020. Paris has the upper-hand because of everything else, including but not limited to: France not hosting in over 100 years; US in 20 France has bid almost four times and consistently ranked in second or third place. The US has bid just twice and came in last/second to last both times. The IOC has a horrible rep. in Europe. Paris winning would drastically improve it. The US will bid again, Paris may not IOC is Euro centric
  5. Politicians, the public, and city councils decide if a city runs or not in the end. Not Olympic bid observers.
  6. Even compared to the US Paris still has a better shot. We hosted only 20 years ago, France? 1924. In addition to this France and more specifically Paris has bid more than the US in the past thirty years. France has bid multiple times, five including this 2024 bid. We're basing our idea on Paris winning on a lot more than just pattern, but basic facts.
  7. So with South Africa's most recent announcement I would say LA just won 2028.
  8. And we're live! LA 2024 Baby!
  9. ^ Difference is that those countries have to factor security into their final costs...the US doesn't. That is the only thing the Feds will pay for. I think a more reasonable estimate for LA is somewhere in the $7 billion - $10 billion dollar realm.
  10. Okay...so then just raise the estimates to 7 billion dollars.
  11. Um...there are a lot of cities that could go and do a 'barebones' Olympics. It is the consumer, it is the people who watch the games that have turned it into an extravaganza. Western Civ. expects more from the games and we get more.
  12. I'll pass...The US has a wealth of other Olympians to choose from that wouldn't trigger a massive public backlash.
  13. Why is it only the top three logos? Typically in these contests the logos are cut in half each round so in this case the top five logos could make the next round then it be cut to the top three and then ultimately the winner.
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