Russian president unhappy with Sochi ...

Russian president unhappy with Sochi mascot vote

There are 8 comments on the KXMB-TV Bismarck story from Feb 28, 2011, titled Russian president unhappy with Sochi mascot vote. In it, KXMB-TV Bismarck reports that:

Eds: APNewsNow. AP Photo MOSB112, MOSB113, MOSB111 MOSCOW When the organizers of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics chose three mascots for the games, they might have thought the decision would satisfy almost everyone.

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Margate City, NJ

#1 Feb 28, 2011
The leopard eats the rabbit, and in turn, the polar bear eats the leopard. The bear wins, until he is shot by terrorists.

“Pink Ponies of Justice”

Since: Sep 07

Moscow, Russia

#2 Feb 28, 2011
That was the best candidate:
But they has excluded it from voting. Stupid people.

Since: Jun 10

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#3 Feb 28, 2011
Have you seen the "bear, leopard, and the rabbit"?? They look retarded. Something a freshman college student might have come up with for an animation class and with those, probably received a C-/barely passing grade.

If you see that all your animators are shitty, why not bring ACTUAL animators who know what they are doing?
Lukashenko is Dr Phil

Lempäälä, Finland

#4 Feb 28, 2011
As long as the olympics happen. Nothing else matters. I want to see the legendery "Red Machine" get defeated by USA or Canada in front of their home crowd.

Oh man will that be sweet! Unfortunately I don"t have much fate on finnish or swedish teams. 2006 victory for us is hard to repeat because too many good players will not be there in 2014.

“Pink Ponies of Justice”

Since: Sep 07


#5 Feb 28, 2011
Yo Wassap wrote:
If you see that all your animators are shitty, why not bring ACTUAL animators who know what they are doing?
The problem is not in animators (the pictures could be improved), but in mascots. People voted for Ded Moroz and frog Zoi4.

Since: Jun 10

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#6 Feb 28, 2011
"pictures" cannot be easily improved because those are 3D models that they will be using for the entire commercial, merchandizing, and the event. ALL of the models looked like someone did them an hour or two before they unveiled them. Ded Moroz would not have looked good as an "olympic mascot" but even the mascot itself didn't look good visually.
There is a reason why other mascots don't have much CG hair - it is tricky to do. It can be done, and when done well, it looks really good, but what we have here is just crap. Of course, you notice the "paws" of all three of these animals, the eyes, the necklines, etc. etc. almost nothing is pleasing to the eye
Adolf Hitler

Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

#9 Mar 1, 2011
How about a crocodile as their mascote. See resemblances between Putin and croc.

Since: Jun 10

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#10 Mar 1, 2011
lol Putin looks like a mole rat

Crocodile would have been better because of Chiburashka + would remind everyone how Russia = USSR

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