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 Post subject: Olympics: what's with the stuffed toy?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:55 pm 
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Instead of a medal? I must have missed the memo on that.

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 Post subject: Re: Olympics: what's with the stuffed toy?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:04 pm 
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Interesting. Cutting costs? ;)


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 Post subject: Re: Olympics: what's with the stuffed toy?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:04 pm 
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Okay, found out it is in lieu of the flower bouquet. They are given a white stuffed tiger (korean symbol of something) and then the medal at a later ceremony along with a carved wooden thingy. Keepsakes.

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 Post subject: Re: Olympics: what's with the stuffed toy?
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:18 pm 
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It's sweet. But, considering the adult men that compete - is it appropriate? LOL


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 Post subject: Re: Olympics: what's with the stuffed toy?
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Given that I'm allergic to many floral arrangements, I think it's a LOVELY idea!

(and, really, are stuffed animals any less macho than flowers?)

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 Post subject: Re: Olympics: what's with the stuffed toy?
PostPosted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:02 pm 
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Anna1111 wrote:
Given that I'm allergic to many floral arrangements, I think it's a LOVELY idea!

(and, really, are stuffed animals any less macho than flowers?)


Well, i guess you have a point there! :mrgreen:


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