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Olympic sponsors - You must remove non-sponsored clothing when attending.

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posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 03:31 PM
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Originally posted by getreadyalready

Originally posted by Kharron
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Many athletes around the world who can barely afford tennis shoes but make it to the Olympics through sheer strength of will and training would disagree with you.

I think you're completely missing the spirit and the idea of the Olympics.





Good point, I'm looking at it from a purely American standpoint. There are people from all around the world that become elite in their sport without the need for all the fancy junk we have in America, and in fact they often beat our athletes.

BUT, here in America, you'd never make it to the big-time without a sponsor.


Agreed, and that is truly sad.

That is why I am in the favor of protest and boycott.




posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 03:46 PM
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The English have always been under the dominion of the banksters... The US was brought back in the fold in 1913.....

Exactly. The US is simply becoming what it was designed to defeat. The enemy has won. Game over. Insert new coin.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 04:00 PM
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I really enjoy the Olympics as a sporting spectacle and occassion but these games just leave me numb.

The Olympics have been becoming more and more of a corporate exercise and a publicity stunt for quite some time now and the true Olympic spirit has been somewhat forgotten, or at least become secondary.

It is true that many athlete's rely on corporate sponsorship or see Olympic success and the wealth that it brings as an escape from their relative impoverished backgrounds - but at what cost.

Perhaps like a lot of Brits I've never really took much notice of the corporatism and the hypocrisy surrounding the Olympics before and just enjoyed the sport, but with it being held in London this year I have seen the vast amounts of money spent, predominantly in London and the surrounding areas whilst the rest of this country endures severe austerity cuts and to be quite frank I find it disgusting.

In addition huge amounts are squandered on bids to host the games - where does this money go to and where did it come from originally?
And who benefits in the long run?

Whilst I would really question a persons integrity if they even considered wearing a McDonalds etc t-shirt to attend anything, why would someone even possess such an item of clothing, it's a sad state of affairs if corporations can really determine dress code - I think there must be some mis-representation or exaggeration here somewhere.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 04:35 PM
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The reality is so much worse than V for Vendetta, my friend.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 05:16 PM
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New World Order obviously does not mean what we thought it does.
Apparently the Order part has nothing to do with Ordo Ad Chao, but Ordo Ad Nos, or more correctly Emerent Ad Nos....

I never understood the attraction to watching this stuff, especially those who ascribe some patriotic affinity for their nations athletes.

Hell, most of Canada's really good track performers are Caribbean immigrants.
I'm not saying that as a bad thing, but seriously, does anyone really think they compete for Canada (or any country), or for their own personal gratification, not to mention running around an oval track all day is a far easier way to earn a living than pouring cement or working in an office.

The whole thing is a party for the corporations, a probable tax write-off/money laundering scheme, and good practice for the security industry in controlling large amounts of people in a completely invasive manner, without fear of being accused of tyranny.

Every city that has ever held one of these things has seen negligible benefit and near bankruptcy, despite the reassurances of the sponsors to the contrary.
The whole thing is a load of B.S.
edit on 20-7-2012 by ViktorHaze because: spelling & grammar



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 05:31 PM
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They block phone data coverage from non-sponsered carriers at major games in Australia.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 05:51 PM
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I wonder why the whole world is in such a mess I do I really do......
arse holes every one of them.

S&F Regards, Iwinder



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 06:01 PM
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I dont think our5 constitution can help us over there>



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 06:11 PM
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The world corporacy will go as far as we let them.Ordering people who paid for their tickets what they can or can't wear?Totally out of line.I'm getting a bad feeling about these games going without a violent act occurring.I hope I'm wrong.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 06:54 PM
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I would just show up wearing a fig leaf. And the tag on it would say Made by God.
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posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 07:20 PM
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Originally posted by woodwardjnr
This is how corporations wish the whole world could be. Everyone eating McDonalds, Drinking Coke and wearing sports brands. The Olympic village is a Corporatocracy in microcosm. No room for any competition or individuality.

Some of these sponsors are also some of the worst corporations in the world responsible for environmental and industrial disasters.
EXCELLENT POINT! & well put!
And yet people will go along with it. I have never watched the Olympics or found them of interest. The Olympics always struck me as one big hokie putup and spectical of oneupmanship designed to pushed the idea of "I'm (my country) is better than you (your country)".

From the gaudy opening ceremonies through the mindnumbing commercials pushing patriotism via "buy our product" and the nonstop chatter from everyone on and off of TV, friends and family included, as if it really truely mattered.

Hey, be like me! Avoid it all as much as possible, continue to shun the crap being offered by McDonalds, Coca-cola and the like and don't wear clothing with some Globalist Corporation moniker on it.

Eat good healthy food, Wear clothes because they are functional and comfy. Spend time out in the sun doing something you enjoy.

Free yourself from your self imposed, follow the norm group think slavery!!

I bet (hell I KNOW!) you'll feel better mentally, physically and spiritually


The Olympics, corporate mind control, group think, mass producted nutritionally depleted food, being festooned by corporate label clothes and made a walking billboard....................Let the sheep of the world have it all and wallow in their ignorance.


Peace love and enlightenment to all

Cutoffs and teeshirts for ever!!!



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 07:29 PM
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Originally posted by Freeborn
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Whilst I would really question a persons integrity if they even considered wearing a McDonalds etc t-shirt to attend anything, why would someone even possess such an item of clothing,


I read your entire post but could not let this liitle jewel go with out comment.........

You Sir, have integrity!


Well stated.

P.S. oh I know why! because it wont hold a kethup or grease stain and is very stretchy for the owners expanding gut
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posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 07:34 PM
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Athletes: okay, makes sense because they are on contract.
Spectators: F---k you! Seriously, there are so many things that are wrong with these Olympics, I'm just wondering what else is coming up and if there's anything major that's going to happen? I mean, they have freakin turrets setup.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 07:51 PM
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When a company sponsors me then they can have a say on my wardrobe contents, until then Addidas can suck my hairy sack

No way will they get away with this BS, Boris Johnson the London mayor has already come out against this, no way I can see this being enforced. Someone not wearing the right brand refuse entry, the press would have a field day the bad PR for the said company would be a nightmare, definitely would be a huge mistake. Can't see it happening, I thing this is just to prevent mass advertising campaigns by people who haven't sponsored the games, i.e. a hundred people in pepsi t shirts all sat together



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 08:05 PM
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Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
Are they kidding? What kind of police state nightmare from 'V for Vendetta' are you people running in England?!?

First... am I missing something here?? Are they REALLY saying members of the PUBLIC cannot attend an event they have paid to attend while wearing clothing that has a symbol or brand contrary to something among the sponsors of the games?!?!

I have to be misunderstanding. This has to be about the Athletes...Staff....employees of the venues. Right? This can't possibly mean John Q. walking up to the gate to take their paid seat........can it? This goes beyond police state. It really does.... I've never heard such a thing!
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edit on 20-7-2012 by Wrabbit2000 because: cleaned up a bit..still waking up


Unfortunately, it appears that this IS applying to John Q Public.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 08:21 PM
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I think it's a disgrace that McDonalds and Coca Cola are the main sponsors of the Olympic Games. In fact, it's outright disgusting. Sport promotes health and fitness; these two sponsors promote the exact opposite.

In a sane world the Games would be funded by a co-operative, with each nation contributing to the cost. Sponsorship would be appropriate, ethical, and moral. And the athletes would be of amateur status, not multi-millionaire professionals!

Until that day comes I won't support the Games one iota. I won't be going, and I won't be turning on the TV.

I'll read a book instead, or go to the park.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 08:52 PM
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In a sane world the Games would be funded by a co-operative, with each nation contributing to the cost. Sponsorship would be appropriate, ethical, and moral. And the athletes would be of amateur status, not multi-millionaire professionals!

That sounds like a much better use for collective UN funds than the majority of the do gooder BS programs they spend most of their money on. Most of that, of course, doing little actual good to anyone but those running it and their buddies getting contracts for whatever it is.

Why not though? The UN is international and the games are obviously as international as it gets while promoting good will like nothing else ever could. At least that is what they should be doing. So strip the corps totally.....tell the UN to spend money on something positive for a change and see how it works next time.



posted on Jul, 20 2012 @ 10:38 PM
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this is unconstitutional


well good thing its happening in England and not on us soil.



posted on Jul, 21 2012 @ 12:22 AM
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Originally posted by TheEnlightenedOne
The sad thing is that the majority if not all of the people attending the olympics will actually obey that rule.


Pretty much, they're like sheep and will obey any and everything. The type of ppl who buy these expensive tickets are sheeple types anyway so there will be little backlash amongst them.


Originally posted by froglette
I remember the days when company's gave out clothing with their brand on them for free. It was their way of advertising.


Just goes to show really. The tables have turned and now the sponsors have power over everything. I just like how this news info comes out just before the event so no one can really build up any anti-momentum.


Originally posted by PrinceDreamer
When a company sponsors me then they can have a say on my wardrobe contents, until then Addidas can suck my hairy sack.





posted on Jul, 21 2012 @ 01:18 AM
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Originally posted by FOXMULDER147
I think it's a disgrace that McDonalds and Coca Cola are the main sponsors of the Olympic Games. In fact, it's outright disgusting. Sport promotes health and fitness; these two sponsors promote the exact opposite.

In a sane world the Games would be funded by a co-operative, with each nation contributing to the cost. Sponsorship would be appropriate, ethical, and moral. And the athletes would be of amateur status, not multi-millionaire professionals!

Until that day comes I won't support the Games one iota. I won't be going, and I won't be turning on the TV.

I'll read a book instead, or go to the park.


couldn't have said it better myself. the ancient olympians are turning in their graves. corporations dictating what you can and can't wear??? on what planet would that be ok?!



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