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Three results of watching the Olympics

1. Desire to get in better shape.

2. Urge to play table tennis.

3. Improved skill at finding world maps on your phone.

Did you notice Ronny Turiaf?

Came in this morning to find several emails from readers who spotted the former GU basketball player in the French contingent Friday night during the opening ceremonies at the Olympics.

Yes, I noticed him, too.

Just wondering

How long does it take for American TV's obsession with U.S. Olympic athletes — some of whom, if the truth were told, are not especially appealing people — to convert you into someone who occasionally roots for competitors from other countries?

Just wondering

How many Netflix users have suspended their subscriptions for the duration of the Olympics?

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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