Welcome to another edition of <italics>Did You See That?</italics>, the weekly gallery that asks you to stomach some dubious captions along with your hearty photographic fare...
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You may have heard that there's a big sports shindig goin' on over in Sochi, Russia. You may also have heard about the, shall we say, "glitches" in accommodations for media, visitors and athletes alike. According to one report that wandered into our offices, New Zealand's Shelly Gotlieb, Stefi Luxton, Christy Prior and Rebecca Torr were forced to seek this alternate lodging when their billet in the Athletes Village was found to be bedbugged.
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Yes, the Winter Olympics in Sochi have taken on a golden glow that infuses even the "drinking water" in local hotel rooms...
4 of 19Julie Jacobson/AP
Fortunately for harried workers who had to hustle to get Sochi ready in time for the Games, the drinking water can double as gold paint, saving local organizers time and rubles....
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A whirlwind of complaints about broken doorknobs, busted curtain rails, warped or crumbling staircases, no water, no internet, no maid service, no Gideons Bibles, and even no available rooms, drove some surly folks to seek refuge at the four star Azimut Resort and Spa, a convenient five to 10 minute stagger from Sochi's Olympic Park.
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The President of the International Olympic Committee was blessed with luxe accomodations in the Athletes Village, but some folks were not as lucky, particularly Team Slovaki's 6' 9" defenseman Zdeno Chara.
7 of 19Natacha Pisarenko
The Jamaican driver was informed that he and his team would not be able to practice for the Olympics because their bobsled had been hijacked in Ukraine by a man who demanded to be taken to Sochi. In a stunning twist, the air pirate's plot was foiled by an alert pilot who landed in Istanbul (not Constantinople).
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Maria Menounos and Joe Montana
Befitting The Big Game in New York City, the actress/journalist/TV presenter/occasional pro wrestler and the iconic signal barker engaged in some sandy pigskin fun at the annual DirecTV Beach Bowl at Pier 40 in New York City.
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Ireland Baldwin and Chrissy Teigen
If you're not a Seahawks fan, the Beach Bowl was actually more pleasing to the eye than the big turkey across the river in East Rutherford, NJ.
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His NFL days may be behind him, but the mercurial TO is still attracting the ladies. Here he is with a pair of sporty models at Maxim's BIG GAME Weekend -- BIG GAME not to be confused with the heavily trademarked Superb Owl.
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Never one to skimp on style, Broadway Joe incurred the wrath of the good folks at PETA by donning a large furry animal before he injected some levity into the Super Bowl by botching the ceremonial coin toss, which initially favored the Broncos but went the Seahawks' way on the re-flip, thus setting the tone for the day.
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The Denver Broncos' vaunted quarterback was carted out of MetLife Stadium after being waxed by the Seattle Seahawks, 43-8, in the Big Game.
13 of 19Eric Risberg/AP
Peyton Manning and Bill Belichick
After suffering a Super Bowl beat down of epic proportions, all a man can do is turn to lighter fare, like a laff-filled round of golf with the taciturn head coach of the New England Patriots. Here they are puttering around at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am tournament.
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All NFL players aspire to reach the pinnacle of their profession, which is riding in a car with a large rodent at Walt Disney World. Seahawks linebacker Smith was the lastest to live the dream after his team slipped the Broncos a Mickey in Super Bowl XLVIII.
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Osi Umenyiora and Leila Lopes
The end of his NFL career approaching, the Atlanta Falcons defensive end is apparently exploring an exciting switch to tobogganing, with obvious approval from his fiancee, who, by the way, was crowned Miss Universe 2011.
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The Polish extreme cyclist (indeed) broke his own Guinness World Record by bucking and jumping up 2,919 steps at Melbourne's Eureka Tower on a bicycle in one hour 45 minutes without using his hands or feet to support himself. The return trip looks like it might be what you'd call exhilarating.
17 of 19Natacha Pisarenko/AP
This week on <italics>The Sliding Dead</italics>: A Canadian skeleton haunts Sochi's Olympic facilities.
18 of 19Julio Cortez/AP
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Lip service to the search for the lost cord: Flea, Anthony Kiedis, and the rest of the Peppers took the "unplugged" format to new heights (or lows, depending on if you were a Milli Vanilli fan) during the great big Super Bowl halftime show.
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And on that note, we bid you a fond farewell until next week...
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