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orkut Doodle Tour de France

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

Sunday, March 7, 2010
8 years ago2,633 views


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WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

It's not because of the tour de France, it's because Paris – Nice start's today until next week.

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TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Thank you Websonic and Pascal, I even didn't know that.

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

By the way, strangely enough is that the filename reads Tour de France. (The tour starts on July 3th in the Netherlands.) The leader of Paris-Nice also get a yellow shirt wich explains the yellow colour in the logo.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Problem: the tour starts from a city *close to Paris*, that means no cyclist will see the Eiffel Tower today, contrary to what you can see on the logo.

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Although i'm sure that is for Paris-Nice. Orkuts / Googles intention was to place the logo for the Tour de France (alt-tag and filename). I emailed Google to ask why this was. Maybe there is another reason, or it's a mistake.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Ah AH! I bet I know the reason!!!!

We are March 7th ==> 03/07 in American
but if you inverse it, as the French does for example ==> 07/03 ==> July, 3rd ==> the Tour De France starts at this date!

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

hahahahaha, good thinking! That could be indeed the reason, but if it is, it's a silly mistake. But not as painfull as the Kuwait doodle earlier this year.

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

It's a real coincidence for "Paris-Nice", no one (even in France) is aware about that famous-anyway race

Luka [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

the only race watched in paris nice, is the final day!

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