#SochiProblems: A semi-comprehensive glossary

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#SochiProblems: A semi-comprehensive glossary
#SochiProblems: A semi-comprehensive glossary

The #SochiProblems persist — and boy, has Twitter become the world’s most entertaining complaint box. A reality show in real-time. A Pandora's box of absurdity. A photo diary with more attention than, say, Silje Norendal’s Instagram account.

But we digress.

It all started when BBC reporter Steven Rosenberg posted a picture of two toilets in one stall, which went viral and became a symbol of this Winter Games’ wonkiness. Then came the open manholes. The stray dogs. The people hired to kill the stray dogs. The, uh, tinted water.

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For those of you new to the #SochiProblems saga (and who wish to bypass any corruption analysis), we’ve assembled this nifty glossary, as told by the international sports media:

'Bulb market

"Dangerous" water

 

 Hot water

 Exposed wires

Faulty locks

 [ Related: Many Russians say Sochi is marred by corruption ]

 

 

Occupied beds

Parental warning

#MediaWusses

Smoke alarm

 

 

Stray dogs

[ Related: Company hired to kill dogs in Sochi ]

Toilet trouble

 Uncovered manholes

Unfinished lodging

 

 

But keep in mind:

 

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