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Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

Friday, June 9, 2006
16 years ago9,684 views

6 – 3? You must be kidding! A 9 goal-thriller.

I am going for 2 – 1 Germany.

Bruno [PersonRank 0]

16 years ago #

It's football, not soccer!

:P

B. [PersonRank 2]

16 years ago #

4 – 1 Germany, give or take a goal :-)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

> It's football, not soccer!

Yeah, I never know how to translate it. It's certainly Fussball in German!

Elias KAI [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

7-2 Germany

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

3-1 Germany i reckon.
Can't wait for the match tomorrow! :) Come on England!!

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

To save any comfusion in the translation you should leave it as "Fussball". Everyone understands that to mean football or soccer depending on where they live,

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Everyone should just call it football! :-)

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Dan: some England Fever.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7343921973772700865

Pharod [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

I'll say 2-1 Costa Rica, just to oppose everyone else :P

Alberto [PersonRank 0]

16 years ago #

I would like to see the Google World Cup Logo for Croatia.

And yeah, it isFootball. Calling it soccer is similar to calling American Football Rugby.

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

> I would like to see the Google World Cup Logo for Croatia.

Here it is: http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_hr.gif

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

And if you really want to see the others...

Argentina
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_ar.gif

Australia
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_au.gif

Brazil
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_br.gif

Costa Rica
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_cr.gif

Cote d'Ivoire
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_ci.gif

Croatia
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_hr.gif

Czech Republic
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_cz.gif

Ecuador
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_ec.gif

England
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_uk.gif

France
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_fr.gif

Germany
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_de.gif

Ghana
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_gh.gif

Italy
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_it.gif

Japan
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_jp.gif

Korea
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_kr.gif

Mexico
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_mx.gif

Netherlands
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_nl.gif

Poland
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_pl.gif

Portugal
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_pt.gif

Spain
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_es.gif

Sweden
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_se.gif

Switzerland
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_ch.gif

Ukraine
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_ua.gif

United States
http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06.gif

And if they've been bothered to create logos for the teams below, they've not used the ISO 3166 country codes in the filename! ;-)

- Angola
- Iran
- Paraguay
- Saudi Arabia
- Serbia and Montenegro
- Togo
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Tunisia

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Actually, if anyone cares, I think this is the USA one:

http://www.google.com/logos/worldcup06_us.gif

(It seems the one listed under United States above is just a generic one used for everywhere else...)

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

no logo on personalized page yet.

Dint [PersonRank 2]

16 years ago #

Too bad the colors don't match the actual shirt/short/sock-colors tho.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

But in the US, foosball is what we call kicker in German (!) – soccer (err, football) on the table! Maybe I just try to avoid the term in the future... I can just say World Cup (but not WC, as WC means toilet in German). :)

José Mira [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

Actually, WC means Water Closet :-P

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

(Yep, I know, but is WC used in the US? I did a quick test in the Leo dictionary and WC wasn't found in English.)

Splasho [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

WC is certainly used in Britain and I think in the US too.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Here's a nice tool to predict who wins the WC:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/shared/spl/hi/predictor/html/football/world_cup_06/default.stm

Hermon [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

http://www.google.co.il/logos/worldcup06.gif

sasha.kunis@gmail.com [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

If it's anything, shouldn't it be "futbol"? Confused. Go Germany! I have my team jacket on!

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Excellent! Thanks Sam. :) Would love to be there!
Prediction for tomorrow's game?

/pd [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

grrrrrrrrrr... 2-1 for Gemerany 52 min

I think its going to be a 4-2 game here :)_

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

.....Philipp busy watching "fussball" now....

/pd [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

yeah..now its like 3-1!!

/pd [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

greeeeeeeee.. it like 3-2 now with apprix 10 min play time..!!

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

you were right. congrats, /pd

/pd [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

YES YES .. ITS 4-2!!

Now play and hold the Ball for final whistle!! :)_

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

woow, 4-2 I guess Philipp must be partying now...

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

I am still claiming my prediction was correct. It was at least for about 30 mins...

Tomorrow: 3 – 0 England.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Sam: those type of predications dont make me any $$$.. I just played the "pool" and won by weekend beer money!! :)_

thanks to the Germans and thanks to Philipp.. three cheers to philipp and the germans ...LOL!!

Scott [PersonRank 0]

16 years ago #

Meanwhile, at half-time, Ecuador 1, Poland 0! I haven't checked the odds, but presume that would be a significant upset if it stands ....

kid disco [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

Why can't you just call it soccer? I understand that it is a U.S. term... but it is also the least confusing, right?

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

4:2. Nice. The whole city was partying :)

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

BTW, the NFL season starts in July.
www.nfl.com

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

we want pictures of pure joy

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

2 – 0 Ecuador.

I am impressed by this Google Module. It has scorers, yellow cards etc. It is not very good at updating though.

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

>> Why can't you just call it soccer? I understand that it is a U.S. term... but it is also the least confusing, right?

It is just that soccer is not what we call it. It is like me asking you to stop abusing the word "football" and start calling your game rugby with helmets.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Sam: I noticed the same thing too.. the score /time will update under the 'live' tab.. but if you switch to the matches tab the scores are not updated..

Right now, my Live tab (another machine @ home) is still displying the GER vs CRC match which ended ..hmmmmmmmm like 3 hrs ago ??

Christopher Rose [PersonRank 0]

16 years ago #

Only the most tragic of lame nerds EVER use the word soccer...

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Are images now autoconverted?! Lets check:

http://www.google.com/intl/en/images/about_logo.gif

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Wahey! That is really super Philipp!

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

It is, but they are too big.

I have a question: how can you find out in Javascript the size of an image if it doesn't have wight and height attributes set?

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

width, sorry

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

I believe I need to do a server-side check via PHP (which would slow down stuff, even though I could cache the values, of course). But if something is possible in a JavaScript/ CSS combination, that would be interesting to know. The 450 pixels width is intended for images larger than that, not really for the images smaller than that :)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Thanks Ionut for the code, it works now!

José Mira [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

The missing logos are now online too... You can see them all over here: http://members.lycos.co.uk/zmira/doodleoftheday/index.php?year=2006&month=06&day=09

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Philipp: The image thing is neat. You could always use the "clip" CSS attribute to clip the image horizontally so that it doesn't increase the width of the forum...

BTW, I'm currently getting a JS "Syntax error" in IE when I view threads containing images.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Thanks Tony, fixed.

Teddie [PersonRank 1]

16 years ago #

Have you seen the cool operators Google have added to the search box.
world cup and wc COUNTRY

http://www.search-engine-war.co.uk/2006/06/google_world_cu.html

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