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Old 12-02-2010, 10:54 PM   #31
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-Qatar is 120 degrees during the summer.
-It's a straight up desert.
-The middle east is a hotbed for terrorists.
-It's the size of Connecticut.
-Really no attraction for people come and watch. People have to walk around in the heat. **** that.


USA got screwed. I smell corruption.
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:57 PM   #32
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I mean...really how cool can they make it in the stadiums? 95 degrees?
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:13 PM   #33
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I mean...really how cool can they make it in the stadiums? 95 degrees?
You have to factor in Humidity as well.
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Old 12-03-2010, 01:49 AM   #34
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Do the Qatarians even care about this??
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:39 AM   #35
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they only have 1.6 million people. They literally may have enough stadium room to seat the entire country after all the venues get built.

White elephants in the desert anyone?


the proposal addressed the excess stadiums, and qatari officials said they will be dismantled and sent elsewhere.

watar has it's work cut out.
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:49 AM   #36
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I mean...really how cool can they make it in the stadiums? 95 degrees?
They were talking about getting them down to 60 degrees.
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Old 12-03-2010, 03:55 AM   #37
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I don't really like the decision but whoever is saying they don't care about the sport in that part of the wold is wrong. Soccer is pretty much the only sport played in the middle east.
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Old 12-03-2010, 04:00 AM   #38
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USA got screwed. I smell corruption.
It was too soon for the US to host the World Cup again IMO.
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Old 12-03-2010, 04:04 AM   #39
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It was too soon for the US to host the World Cup again IMO.

28 years is not long enough?
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Old 12-03-2010, 11:31 AM   #40
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Note: Blondie giving me shit for pointing out the terrorist angle for Qatar but the FIFA notes them as (for terrorism) HIGH RISK and none of the other main bidders as HIGH RISK. So be as PC as you like, a country in the midst of terrorist nations might be full of the nicest people on earth, but its still higher risk. And i ger Qatar can build beautiful stadiums, but one of the things in the bid is you have to show a certain amount of the infrastructure is already there. THey have almost nothing done. Everything is promised to be done. The last time the US won the bid the fact they needed to build a few stadiums was a big deal. For South Africa, they got shit for needing to build right before teh WC. But for Qatar, it's ok that they might not only need to build 9 stadiums, but need to revise the existing 3? So they have NONE ready right now?

It's sketchy, i'm sorry. They did not have the best bid. It's not even arguable. Combine this with the money scandals and i think its easy to see something sketchy occured here.
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Old 12-03-2010, 11:38 AM   #41
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Note: Blondie giving me shit for pointing out the terrorist angle for Qatar but the FIFA notes them as (for terrorism) HIGH RISK and none of the other main bidders as HIGH RISK. So be as PC as you like, a country in the midst of terrorist nations might be full of the nicest people on earth, but its still higher risk. And i ger Qatar can build beautiful stadiums, but one of the things in the bid is you have to show a certain amount of the infrastructure is already there. THey have almost nothing done. Everything is promised to be done. The last time the US won the bid the fact they needed to build a few stadiums was a big deal. For South Africa, they got shit for needing to build right before teh WC. But for Qatar, it's ok that they might not only need to build 9 stadiums, but need to revise the existing 3? So they have NONE ready right now?

It's sketchy, i'm sorry. They did not have the best bid. It's not even arguable. Combine this with the money scandals and i think its easy to see something sketchy occured here.
Lol it's not PC, Qatar is a richer and safer nation than the united states and still you keep referring to it as a "terrorist threat", you're just a racist clown who thinks all muslims want to bomb everything.
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Old 12-03-2010, 11:40 AM   #42
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You clearly dont know what you are talking about.People dont love football there.They pay for it.Russia is much more traditional, they have teams like Spartak, Lokomotiv, Rubin, CSKA and etc.People that actually likes soccer.For you is going to be great. I dont like.They have the money and the resources and it will be empty.Just like the f1 circuit in the middle of the desert.
The people wouldnt pay to watch their crappy national league if they didn't love it. Qatar league over pays millions for old past it players like Rivaldo and Ali Karimi and Jay Jay Okocha, just so they can get some international experience. They clearly love football, they just suck at it.
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Old 12-03-2010, 11:53 AM   #43
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Diddy on that middle eastern swag

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Old 12-03-2010, 01:38 PM   #44
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Lol it's not PC, Qatar is a richer and safer nation than the united states and still you keep referring to it as a "terrorist threat", you're just a racist clown who thinks all muslims want to bomb everything.

LOL No it's not. Per capita they are higher than the US, but their total GDP is $100 billion. The US wipes its ass with $100 billion.
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Old 12-03-2010, 02:55 PM   #45
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at Qatar being a terrorist threat. Terrorism is a threat everywhere its not just in the middle east. The threat is higher in Europe. The only real threat is driving with their traffic.
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