Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

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The end of the Olympics

I realise I will upset folks, but the closing ceremony was no more than a Coldplay concert, and not a good one at that. I don't like them.

oldsomeman

I like them, but I think they played some inappropriately dreary songs for what is supposed to be a celebration.

gargs

A Coldplay concert with Rihanna and dancers and an orchestra and fire and weird vehicles and other stuff. Get your facts right.

dereck_underwood79

Some folks enjoy being pedantic.

oldsomeman

And a flag, Boris and the Brazilian national anthem.

dereck_underwood79

I'm not a fan of Coldplay either, but they did OK. I'm more disappointed that Channel 4 cut to adverts instead of showing the clip explaining the Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award. More on a personal note as my brother- in-law produced the short film and it would have been great for him, but on a sporting note it was more important to the actual Paralympics than Coldplay's songs. …

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