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Dolby

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    Dolby got a reaction from Wumo in Badminton 2021 Discussion Thread   
    It would be interesting to see how he performs next year when there would be more pressure on him, opponents would have analysed his game more and he won't be coached by the legendary Mulyo. But, inspite of all this, I am sure he will be among the elite players for years to come. LKY was simply phenomenal this championships and fully deserved to be World Champion. 
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    Dolby got a reaction from Griff88 in Badminton 2021 Discussion Thread   
    It would be interesting to see how he performs next year when there would be more pressure on him, opponents would have analysed his game more and he won't be coached by the legendary Mulyo. But, inspite of all this, I am sure he will be among the elite players for years to come. LKY was simply phenomenal this championships and fully deserved to be World Champion. 
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    Dolby reacted to Fly_like_a_don in India National Thread   
    Her article was published in toi, indian express and goan daily. Before that I had no idea of coastal rowing. After the world rowing has made it clear to request scrapping of lightweight rowing and few other events in favour of coastal rowing at same venue as sailing it sounded great.  
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    Dolby got a reaction from mrv86 in Summer Olympic Games Paris 2024 News   
    What are the chances that a certain Tongan flagbearer will start swimming in Seine? 
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    Dolby reacted to hckošice in [OFF TOPIC] Politics Thread   
    I guess Landlocked pirates are a bit different
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    Dolby got a reaction from hckošice in [OFF TOPIC] Politics Thread   
    Once pirates join the government, do they remain pirates?
     
     
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    Dolby reacted to dcro in Totallympics Open International Song Contest 2021   
    The Indian jury is rather pleased with this news.
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    Dolby got a reaction from Monzanator in Summer Olympic Games 2032 Bid Process   
    Qatar is hosting WC. Emirs are buying Football clubs. I am sure that if they throw enough money at IOC, they can get Olympics as well. In fact IOC will showcase it as an important step in fight for human rights. 
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    Dolby got a reaction from Sanjib in India National Thread   
    Regarding Badminton, post-COVID struggles aside, Lakshya Sen is a super talent. He had already started winning tournaments (lower levels) in his first year in Senior circuit. So, I have high hopes from him. Apart from him, I think we have a host of players who would be in 20-50 ranking range. Basically, same as now. 
     
    In WS, I don't have much hopes on any of the youngsters. If you are still playing in Junior circuit at 18-19, it is a clear indication that you are not going to be the next superstar. Tasnim looks promising but not enough dataset to make a prediction about her.
     
    MD seems to be our deepest category now. Satwik/Chirag are monsters. Arjun/Dhruv have been the only ones who gave some fight in both the ties in Sudirman Cup. Then, we also have Krishna/Vishnu pair who also seem promising. 
     
    In WD, we have 3 very good pais: Tanisha/Rutuparna, Ashwini/Sikki and Gayatri/Treesa. Ashwini has been our best WD player for quite some time but I don't think it makes much sense in pairing her with Tanisha or another youngster. Teams should be made keeping Paris in mind. 
     
    Considering that we have a decent pool of young doubles players, having decent XD teams is doable. 
     
    BTW, really disappointed at our performance in Sudirman Cup. Tanisha/Rutuparna won the trials ahead of Ashwini/Sikki but still didn't get to play WD. What is the point of having trials then? Srikanth/Sai are in horrible form. They both should seriously take a long break and return in lower tournaments to get some match practice. Also, what is this fascination of playing Singles players in Doubles. Couldn't Dhruv or Arjun played in XD? Ashwini/Dhruv even played a couple of tournaments together this year. 
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    Dolby reacted to Olympian1010 in [OFF TOPIC] General Chat   
    A small bit of personal news, if y’all don’t mind me sharing…
     
    I made my debut at Around the Rings this week. You can check out my first article here if you’d like: https://www.infobae.com/aroundtherings/articles/2021/09/09/vaccinations-to-be-required-for-participants-at-the-2021-winter-universiade-in-switzerland/
     
     As always, I appreciate the support I have received over the last few years from this community.
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    Dolby got a reaction from thiago_simoes in Para Athletics at the Summer Paralympic Games 2020   
    I don't think this is classification issue. If there was classification issue, he would have been disqualified. I think it must be some issue which came up after his first throw which resulted in yellow card and removal of his remaining throws. 
     
    I think Syrian also had atleast one of his throws removed retrospectively. During live scoring, he went ahead of Indian and then dropped back below him. 
     
    I am sorry, but these things should not happen. You can't come back half a day later and say sorry we made a mistake, you are not eligible for this competition or sorry, the WR throw that you made yesterday was a foul and our judges couldn't spot it in real time. All these things should be handled before competition. 
     
    You want to delay the competition, delay it but all these issues need to be solved in real time. Not a day after. 
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    Dolby got a reaction from vinipereira in Para Athletics at the Summer Paralympic Games 2020   
    I don't think this is classification issue. If there was classification issue, he would have been disqualified. I think it must be some issue which came up after his first throw which resulted in yellow card and removal of his remaining throws. 
     
    I think Syrian also had atleast one of his throws removed retrospectively. During live scoring, he went ahead of Indian and then dropped back below him. 
     
    I am sorry, but these things should not happen. You can't come back half a day later and say sorry we made a mistake, you are not eligible for this competition or sorry, the WR throw that you made yesterday was a foul and our judges couldn't spot it in real time. All these things should be handled before competition. 
     
    You want to delay the competition, delay it but all these issues need to be solved in real time. Not a day after. 
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    Dolby reacted to George_D in India National Thread   
    India will make a breakthrough in paris 2024 with 4 gold medals (my prediction)
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    Dolby got a reaction from thiago_simoes in India National Thread   
    Still can’t believe Neeraj won the gold. I had to sadly go to Airport at that time. Was watching the final while driving. Got more than one look at signals and am sure couple of others would have abused me as well for driving recklessly. Finally stopped on the side of the road for final round. Totally worth it. 
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    Dolby reacted to OlympicIRL in Totallympics after Tokyo 2020   
    I hope the community won’t be splintered with all these subforums. I quite like things as they are.
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    Dolby reacted to Sindo in Totallympics after Tokyo 2020   
    Tokyo 2020 is coming to an end, I hope you enjoyed following them here in Totallympics!  I know not everything was perfect, there were some nightly downs of the forum in the first days and some posts had to be deleted because of abusive behavior by certain users, but I think this is something will always happen on a populated forum.
    As always, since tomorrow the focus will switch to Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024, we want to be the first to start following the 2024 Olympic qualifications so I hope after some days of Olympic detoxification you will all be back on Totallympics and follow sports with us!
     
    In the next weeks, there will be some little forum’s software updates which I postponed to avoid problems just before the Olympics, and we will also move on a stronger server, to avoid forum’s down during traffic’s peaks.
     
    I will also have lots of hosting space, so I have thought I can create national sub-domain forums for the nations with lots of users who think their national thread is not enough. For example, I will try to launch https://italia.totallympics.com/, where Italian fans will have their own forum, in the same format of Totallympics but only for Italian fans who can write in Italian. This will allow the Italian community to grow independently in their own forum, and I’m sure Italians who want to interact with the rest of the world will keep using the “international” Totallympics as they are doing now. The great advantage comparing to the National threads is that everything would be more organized, with sections, threads etc., just like here.
     
    I chose the Italian example because I know how and where to search for Italian fans interested in the forum. But if any of you is interested I can create other nations’ sub-domains. I will setup the forum in the same format of Totallympics, then of course I would need one person (or more) who will take care of that forum and its development. You don’t need to be skilled with information technology because dealing with the forum is really simple and I could help you, the “difficult” part would be to start a community from scratch.
     
    That’s why I am mostly thinking to nations which already have lots of users on Totallympics, but if you are a country’s single member and you know how to bring your country’s people on the national forum once this will be ready, then we can obviously give a try. I think for many countries there are Facebook groups of Olympic fans or some small Olympic forums/websites here and there, and if you can potentially “move” them on Totallympics national forum then it would be easy for your community to grow, and then more people would start joining the forum when they find it on google. It will not be easy, but it might be an exciting experience and not a lot of your time is needed for that.
     
    So if any of you is interested to be the “community manager” (this word might be exaggerated, linkedin style ) of her/his country, feel free to contact me anytime via private message and we will start talking about the plan. I will not be able to pay you for that role, but of course I would give you the hosting for free so you would have no expenses of any sort, and you can always count on my help.
     
     
    Thank you everyone who contributed here during Tokyo 2020 and get ready for the next Olympic cycle!
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    Dolby reacted to NearPup in India National Thread   
    Congrats on India's best ever Olympics!
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    Dolby reacted to hckošice in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    Men's Javelin Throw
    Final Results   Neeraj CHOPRA
    87.58   Jakub VADLEJCH
    86.67 SB   Vitezslav VESELY
    85.44 SB   Final Results Here Qualifiers Results Here
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    Dolby reacted to heywoodu in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    India's javelin gold, Lasitskene's high jump gold, Dutch and Botswanian medals in the 4x400, Hassan's 10k gold, I love today  
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    Dolby reacted to OlympicIRL in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    Wow, congrats India!! So happy for all the Indian users on here! Enjoy it 
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    Dolby got a reaction from gubchandrolai in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    Neeraj Chopra: World Junior Champion, Commonwealth Champion, Asian Games Champion and now Olympic champion. 
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    Dolby reacted to hckošice in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    Best podium of the games
     

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    Dolby reacted to heywoodu in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    India! That is just fantastic  
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    Dolby reacted to rybak in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    Gold for India in javelin 
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    Dolby reacted to Monzanator in Athletics at the Summer Olympic Games 2020   
    Neeraj Chopra wins JV gold medal!
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