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Old Jul 28th 2012, 6:11 am
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This was the best bit for me>
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW5ab...layer_embedded


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Old Jul 28th 2012, 6:31 am
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" The uploader has not made this video available in your country.
Sorry about that."
Typical! No, I'm generally ashamed of being British, especially how they behave when abroad.
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Old Jul 28th 2012, 7:35 am
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Originally Posted by fidobsa View Post
" The uploader has not made this video available in your country.
Sorry about that."
Typical! No, I'm generally ashamed of being British, especially how they behave when abroad.
Thanks for taking the time to reply then... cheers.
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Old Jul 28th 2012, 9:00 am
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I have heard how good it was so I'm going to spend the morning on catchup. Everyone I know who saw it say they feel proud.
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I have heard how good it was so I'm going to spend the morning on catchup. Everyone I know who saw it say they feel proud.
I certainly did, well done to all the participants, (well apart from Macca) and it seemed to go off without a hitch. The Queen's arrival was very good.
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Old Jul 28th 2012, 9:51 am
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I am proud to be British...if that tripe last night depended on it I wouldn't be
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Not everyone enjoyed the ceremony last night, but overall I thought it was a fantastic display - this was shared by many overseas.
Martin Varsavsky (the Argentinean entrepreneur based in Madrid) had this to say on Twitter:
What the British are doing is reminding us how much of our imagination, our science , our music, we owe to them, and we do!
Above all else, the mix of different musics played last night was a large plus point for the UK. You may be tired of 60s music, dislike punk or can't get on with the modern stuff that Dizzy bloke plays (I probably fit into the last category), but British music is loved and respected worldwide. Again on Twitter, it was described as Britain's secret weapon, and I agree with that sentiment.
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Im proud to be British anyway .... it doesnt make an Olympic ceremony to do that
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Originally Posted by mikelincs View Post
The Queen's arrival was very good.
You know I'm not convinced that was really the Queen.....

She didn't look too impressed at all, did she?
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Originally Posted by rachelk View Post
You know I'm not convinced that was really the Queen.....
She would have had grass stains on her knees if it had been the queen dropping in
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Old Jul 28th 2012, 11:06 am
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Originally Posted by rachelk View Post
You know I'm not convinced that was really the Queen.....

She didn't look too impressed at all, did she?
I thought she looked annoyed. I saw one camera shot and many of them in the Royal box looked bored to tears.
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Originally Posted by jackytoo View Post
I thought she looked annoyed. I saw one camera shot and many of them in the Royal box looked bored to tears.
Could it be ...???

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Essentially I am proud to be British, but don't hold with giving it away to people who tick a few boxes and receive a certificate from the mayor

even prouder to be English, even though so many are trying to deny my nationality.

we have a marvellous heritage from The Empire, some of it has gone on to perform well as nations in their own rights whilst regrettably some have become a positive disaster. Never see the like of the European Union will eclipse that heritage

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Old Jul 28th 2012, 11:26 am
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Yes, I am proud to be English too

I read that the Scottish and Welsh footballers didn't sing the anthem at their olympic footie match
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Nice to see flags of former colonies still proud or happy to display the Union flag as part of their own.

I don't see much sign of the same thing applying to other former colonising nations.
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