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Old 02-17-06, 08:29 PM   #1
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What the heck happened to cowbells?

In the past Olympics all I can remember hearing during events besides cheering were the cowbells. This year it sounds like they're using airhorns or something... I noticed this a lot the other night during the snowboard cross. It sounds almost like they ditched the cowbells in favor of using actual cows. I liked the cowbells better...

Anyone know what's up with that?
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Old 02-17-06, 09:13 PM   #2
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Old 02-17-06, 09:15 PM   #3
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i also agree that there should be more cowbell.
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Old 02-17-06, 09:41 PM   #4
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i just....GOTTA have more cowbell

they still are using them on at least the luge and downhill, but they didn't seem as loud.

I think it's because the commentary is so much better this time around, and they are mixing the actual event sounds lower so that the commentary is more present.
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Hmm ya know , its almost perfect. I just think.. it could use a few more cowbells.
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I just don't get the airhorn thing... There's nothing that sounds more "Olympic" than cowbells IMO.
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At 1 event a commentator stated "You can tell the Swedes are in the crowd from the cowbells"
Evidently the Swedes are the cowbell ringers and you only hear them, if they[swedes] are participating
and doing well in the event.
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The olympics needs more cowbell!!


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^^^ What have I done ?
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You said "cowbell". That'll learn ya
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