Do you have adblock enabled?
 
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(BBC)   To light the Olympic Flame, eleven women representing the Vestal Virgins perform a celebration at the Temple of Hera, in which a torch is kindled by the light of the Sun. In Russia, they use a cigarette lighter   (bbc.co.uk ) divider line
    More: Fail, Olympic Flame, Vestal Virgins  
•       •       •

981 clicks; posted to Sports » on 07 Oct 2013 at 8:50 AM (2 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



Voting Results (Smartest)
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

2013-10-07 06:45:42 PM  
1 vote:
Vestal Virgins?  Did anybody check?  Olympic Vestal Virgins motto: "No fat chicks!"
2013-10-07 01:25:42 PM  
1 vote:
Gulag time for someone. Keep that lighter handy!

A back up torch/flame should have been on hand to relight. Last time something similar to this was in Montreal when the flame went out and an official re-lit it with his lighter. Was promptly put out again and re-lit with the back up flame.
2013-10-07 12:12:07 PM  
1 vote:

BowtoMogul: Not just any cigarette lighter, but a Zippotm lighter!


Please tell me the guy who re-lit the torch with his Zippo did the whole wrist flip to close thing after he was done.
2013-10-07 10:51:41 AM  
1 vote:
So, what I'm seeing here is that Russians are more pragmatic than Greeks.

Sounds about right.
2013-10-07 10:24:56 AM  
1 vote:
www.uproxx.com
2013-10-07 08:53:11 AM  
1 vote:
Not just any cigarette lighter, but a Zippotm lighter!
 
Displayed 6 of 6 comments

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »
On Twitter






In Other Media


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.

Report