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SOCHI Symbolism: Russians' malfunction 'eliminates' 5th Ring/America?

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posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 06:49 PM
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www.huffingtonpost.com...=3402262


Early in the ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi on Friday, an apparent lighting malfunction resulted in a missing Olympic ring. Instead of there being five interlocking rings of light displayed, the world saw four rings and an interloping snowflake.




What are they symbolizng? What does the 5th ring replaced by a snowflake imply?

Update: See here:

www.livescience.com...




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posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 06:53 PM
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It implies a technical error.

We heard all the same stuff during China's Olympics. As has been said many times, not everything is a conspiracy. Sometimes it's just ineptitude and poor planning.
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posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 06:56 PM
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Hmm...

This seems to explain everything:



Aint a picture worth..



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 06:59 PM
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posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:00 PM
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My first thought! Of course it could be nothing...



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:02 PM
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My god does everything in the world has to be a conspiracy linked to the Illuminati?



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:03 PM
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Me Myself and The Eye


Luck is they took the pic's from the right direction.



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:07 PM
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Jordanliam
My god does everything in the world has to be a conspiracy linked to the Illuminati?


Hopefully not. I've updated the OP since I believe the malfunction is rooted more in Russian pride (and imperial scorn) than Illuminati (for a change).



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:23 PM
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The conspiracy theorists in me says it's Russia showing that the Americas will be bombed since a flowering shape is given to explosions. But the electrican in me says it's just a fluke. Newly built + electronic = always problems with shorts and relays and such.



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:29 PM
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While it also looks like an all-seeing 'eye' overall it also alludes to a nuclear fallout/holocaust on American soil.

With Japan having been bombed by USA some 60 years ago.. well you know what they say:

Karma's a royal itch!



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:34 PM
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For sure an anti-American jab.

No question about it.



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:36 PM
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Lol..

In the last London Olympic, flag of US fell down too, interpreted as downfall of US.



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:37 PM
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So, we Americans are a unique snowflake. I like it. Better than a hula-hoop like the rest of the world. No offense all.


ETA: Apparently it didn't show on Russian television, at least, lol Source


As the fifth ring got stuck, Rossiya cut away to rehearsal footage. All five rings came together, and the fireworks exploded on cue.

''It didn't show on television, thank God,'' Jean Claude-Killy, the French ski great who heads the IOC coordination commission for the Sochi Games, told The Associated Press.

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posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 07:38 PM
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Yea it looks more at a jab at America as opposed to putting America up on a pedestal as usual, as the all-seeing eye watching over all others.



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 08:15 PM
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Or it could be that Russia isn't as great as they portray themselves to be?
replace every Kazakhstan with Russia and it seems to be on par.

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posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 09:46 PM
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Already on a t-shirt - no evil plot.




posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 10:05 PM
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gardener

Update: See here:

www.livescience.com...




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The link disputes the validity of the picture. A quick trip to Wiki gave this information:

The symbol was originally designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, co-founder of the modern Olympic Games. According to Coubertin, the ring colours with the white background stand for those colors that appeared on all the national flags that competed in the Olympic games at that time. Upon its initial introduction, Coubertin stated the following in the August, 1912 edition of Olympique

"...the six colors [including the flag’s white background] thus combined reproduce the colors of all the nations, with no exception. The blue and yellow of Sweden, the blue and white of Greece, the tri- colors of France, England and America, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Hungary, the yellow and red of Spain next to the novelties of Brazil or Australia, with old Japan and new China. Here is truly an international symbol."

Malfunctions happen. Conspiracy does not exist in everything.



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 11:33 PM
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It was not replaced by a snowflake. They all were snowflakes, and then they were supposed to bloom into the rings. One did not. They hid this from Russians, as in Russia they showed footage taped earlier once they realized the malfunction.



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 11:41 PM
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Jordanliam
My god does everything in the world has to be a conspiracy linked to the Illuminati?
when it comes to large events and TPTB, yes



posted on Feb, 7 2014 @ 11:46 PM
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Oooor...maaaybe...
BP America is more than just a sponsor for some on the American team!
Subtle thank you, from Russia, for a large contribution???

As soon as I saw the 'snowflake' it reminded me of BP's logo!
Ha, ha, ha......

www.bp.com...

Kind of the same way as you can make statistics say anything you want.
You can find a hidden meaning in anything if you want to, too!
Just sayin'...
WOQ

Keep scrolling slowly up & down about an inch, while looking at the OP's pic of the 'snowflake'.
It looks like a Spiro graph turning! Neat!!!
edit on 7-2-2014 by wasobservingquietly because: Optical illusion!!!
edit on 7-2-2014 by wasobservingquietly because: (no reason given)
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