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February 7th, 2008, 06:58 AM   #1
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has anybody else wondered why the race is on sunday this season? it's always been a saturday race before. wsbk is on sat. does it have something to do with it being after dark?
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February 7th, 2008, 08:11 AM   #2
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frosty58 @ Feb 7 2008, 10:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>has anybody else wondered why the race is on sunday this season? it's always been a saturday race before. wsbk is on sat. does it have something to do with it being after dark?

now that you mentioned it, i just realized and wondered too... i had to cancel tickets for an upcoming incubus concert here in manila coz the schedule is in conflict with the qatar race
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (somedamnwriter @ Feb 7 2008, 11:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>now that you mentioned it, i just realized and wondered too... i had to cancel tickets for an upcoming incubus concert here in manila coz the schedule is in conflict with the qatar race
if the race is at night probably around... oh say... 10pm local time, what time will it be there jane? since no race times have i seen i'll assume 10pm will be about right.
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February 7th, 2008, 08:34 AM   #4
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frosty58 @ Feb 8 2008, 12:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>if the race is at night probably around... oh say... 10pm local time, what time will it be there jane? since no race times have i seen i'll assume 10pm will be about right.

nope, i don't think they're gonna schedule it that late...say, 7-8PM local time...if my memory serves me right, qatar is around 5 hours ahead of us...so that would be 2AM my time

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.......i think i can still watch the concert and be home just in time for the race!!! Woohoo! [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/biggrin.gif[/img]
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February 7th, 2008, 08:39 AM   #5
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frosty58 @ Feb 7 2008, 02:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>has anybody else wondered why the race is on sunday this season? it's always been a saturday race before. wsbk is on sat. does it have something to do with it being after dark?

could be totally wrong here but i think it does have something to do with being after sunset.
AFAIK sunday is the "holy day" but it ends with nightfall, allowing the race to go ahead...
again, my islamic customs knowledge is very shaky but its the same principle with Ramadan<sp?> ie.
no food during daylight hours...

if someone else has better idea, then please share it?

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February 7th, 2008, 08:41 AM   #6
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (BigAl @ Feb 7 2008, 12:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>could be totally wrong here but i think it does have something to do with being after sunset.
AFAIK sunday is the "holy day" but it ends with nightfall, allowing the race to go ahead...
again, my islamic customs knowledge is very shaky but its the same principle with Ramadan<sp?> ie.
no food during daylight hours...

if someone else has better idea, then please share it?

[img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/smile.gif[/img]
yeah this is what i was thinkin. not up on my islamic customs either.
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (somedamnwriter @ Feb 7 2008, 12:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>nope, i don't think they're gonna schedule it that late...say, 7-8PM local time...if my memory serves me right, qatar is around 5 hours ahead of us...so that would be 2AM my time

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.......i think i can still watch the concert and be home just in time for the race!!! Woohoo! [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/biggrin.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/biggrin.gif[/img]
[img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif[/img] i thought you might be cheating yourself there jane... [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/wink.gif[/img]
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frosty58 @ Feb 7 2008, 04:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>yeah this is what i was thinkin. not up on my islamic customs either.

[img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif[/img] [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/huh.gif[/img]
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frosty58 @ Feb 8 2008, 12:42 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>[img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/laugh.gif[/img] i thought you might be cheating yourself there jane... [img]style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/wink.gif[/img]

i spent 10 minutes researching, validating and re-validating my leads and........



YOU ARE SOOOOOOOOO WRONG!!!
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it is 5 hours! nyahahaha!!!!


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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (frosty58 @ Feb 7 2008, 02:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}><div class='quotemain'>has anybody else wondered why the race is on sunday this season? it's always been a saturday race before. wsbk is on sat. does it have something to do with it being after dark?qatar is 2 hours ahead of cet so if it's on at 10pm it'll be on tv in eurpope sunday evening and sunday afternoon in the states. the sunday thing is probably more to do with western tv audiences than anything else, saturday night would be a bad night to show it, everybody's in the pub.
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