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Old 25 February 2010, 06:10 PM
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Canada Warm weather threatens Vancouver Olympics

Comment: The quality of this is very low, but I cannot see where it might have
been “photoshopped” it appears the hair moves correctly for a fall, etc. Can you
find the flaws?

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Old 25 February 2010, 06:12 PM
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We can start and end with the fact that manufactured skating surfaces are not made from water that is several feet deep. They're several inches of ice over concrete.
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Old 25 February 2010, 06:17 PM
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What Jenn said Also, the video wasn't even shot in Vancouver because there isn't any advertising on the boards in the Olympics.
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Old 25 February 2010, 06:54 PM
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The Olympics aren't being broadcast on ABC this year. Nor is there a studio audience available to laugh at the mishaps (that's clearly not the audience in the arena laughing).
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Old 26 February 2010, 02:10 AM
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Or the fact that my three-year-old nephew can point out how fake this looks. I mean, seriously, internet? Seriously?
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We can start and end with the fact that manufactured skating surfaces are not made from water that is several feet deep. They're several inches of ice over concrete.
And indoors unaffected by whatever weather there is outside.
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Old 26 February 2010, 12:19 PM
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Default Sasha Cohen at the 2005 Marshalls

Sasha Cohen at the 2005 Marshalls - between 0:40 and 0:50 approximately.
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Old 27 February 2010, 08:58 AM
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And indoors unaffected by whatever weather there is outside.
1. It's probably about an inch and a half for figure skating.

2. The weather outside does have an effect on the ice. Things like humidity, what kind of ice plant you have play a factor.
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