Michelle Kwan Has A Posse

from the slow-news-day dept

With the Winter Olympics drawing near -- wait, are we allowed to say that? -- apparently it's newsworthy to report that several Olympians have online fan sites. Of course, the article glosses over the most interesting part, that there's an 800-strong group called the Michelle Kwan Guardian Angels "who vow to love and protect the American figure skater from bashing in chat rooms or message boards". Didn't Tanya Harding have something sort of like that?


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    dorpus, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 1:54pm

    関穎珊

    Should her name be spelled properly, as above? Her first name means "Fenced Ring".

    Or should there be a new olympic sport for long-distance snipers to shoot these pompous birds on ice, hmmm....



     

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    byox, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 2:28pm

    Re: 関穎珊

    woah take it easy.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 2:41pm

    Re: ։nX

    ya...chill man....u can make it a nu sport if u wanna....but i don't shoot sniper style @ human birds....regular birds ya....but u take the fall in w/e country its in...

     

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    Henry Lague, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 3:19pm

    Michelle Kwan

    I love Michelle Kwan, she's a telanted skater and a beautiful woman. she can have my protection anytime she wants. I'm at her service. :)

     

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    Tyshaun, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 3:31pm

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    Wow, some anger management issues to work through!

    Interesting, never heard of something like that, a group of people organized to go out and defend and idea/person on the internet. There's always been suspicion that some advertisers/companies have done this to "generate buzz" but never heard of it for an individual.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 4:02pm

    No Sarah... is sad

    I'd take a bullet for Sarah Hughes, but not for Ms. Kwan. Not that she's a bad person. In fact she's local and I've met her and she's a nice gal. Unless I was on duty, then I would have to help her to some extent.

    It's a dang shame Sarah Hughes wont be n the 2006 Winter Olympics team. Is it legal to say that yet?

     

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    Ted Smith, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 4:20pm

    Wireless World: Real-time Head & Shoulders


    CHICAGO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A customer at a retail store picks a bottle of shampoo off the shelf, heads to the cashier, and pays for the product. The radio frequency identification (RFID) tag on the item sends a notice to the store's network -- alerting it that inventory has been reduced. The network automatically communicates with computers at the shipping center of the shampoo maker, which triggers a shipping notice that more shampoo is on the way to replenish the dwindling stocks of Head and Shoulders.

    This vision of the retail store of the future may start to come into existence in the coming year, experts tell United Press International's Wireless World. By Gene Koprowski

     

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    eric, Feb 3rd, 2006 @ 6:04pm

    Re: Wireless World: Real-time Head & Shoulders

    FUMBUCK, Feb. 3 (BFD) -- So, how's that different than just scanning the UPCs like they've done for years? The computer knows
    by the UPC what they just bought. By Phil McRack

     

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    PodissRT, Feb 4th, 2006 @ 12:12am

    No Subject Given

    Tanya Hardings Guardian Angels "who vow to love and protect the American figure skater by bashing other skaters in the legs"

     

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    Andrew, Feb 4th, 2006 @ 1:55pm

    Re: Wireless World: Real-time Head & Shoulders

    its not any different... walmart has servers with more data than is on the entire internet of just that thing... did you know that strawberry pop tart sales increase after a hurricane? cause walmart does.

     

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    Chibbie, Feb 4th, 2006 @ 2:09pm

    Obey Michelle Kwan

     

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    tyuoi tyib, Feb 11th, 2006 @ 7:35am

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    shut up

     

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    Anthony Herrera, Feb 13th, 2006 @ 8:03pm

    Re: Michelle Kwan

    Michelle, I have enjoyed watching you skate throughtout the years and I hope to see more of your skating. You now have an injury that requires that you step down and not compete in the 2006 winter games. Everyone is pulling for you to get better and don't think for a minute that your career is over. Keep up the good work all your fans are pulling for you.....

     

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    Kwan fan, Feb 15th, 2006 @ 12:38am

    Re: No Sarah... is sad

    I saw Sarah skate with Stars on Ice in Feb 2005. She did 2 double jumps in the whole show(this included two individual performances plus the group skates), her spins were slow, and she didn't have much speed in general. I don't believe she has competed since the Olympics in 2002. Unless she has gone into serious training recently, I doubt that she is in shape to compete in Turino.

     

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    Joe Jones, Feb 21st, 2006 @ 2:52pm

    Re: Michelle Kwan

    You will always be a champion in my heart. No gold at the olympics but that doesn't take a thing away from her accomplishments.

     

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