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Thankfully, with only a few weeks to grow fond of them before they fill up the bargain bin, they’re almost always forgettable as well. What’s next, Buckingham, the plush handgun that just wants a squeeze? Or this one, which incorporates some real-life elements: Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Now, mascots are a mere accessory of the Olympic Games, a cheap merchandising tactic, and they’re almost always terrible. Wenlock and Mandeville were originally a broadsword, but when it was run through a wizard, the wizard’s magic blood split them in half and granted them souls. Sure, there’s no magic, but that’s appropriate for these uninspired Games. Topics Olympic Games London Olympics blog.

They look like something you’d find in an apple on Halloween. Loading comments… Trouble loading? It simply isn’t possible to criticise these Olympics without mentioning Wenlock and Mandeville, the offensively terrible, anthropomorphic characters London has named the official mascots of the Games. Show 25 25 50 All. How did this happen? Or this one, which incorporates some real-life elements: The best, cuddliest character the masters of children’s literature can give the children these days is a walking, talking shard of metal. It’s also an embarrassment to a country that gave us bears Paddington, Rupert and Winnie.

Order by newest oldest recommendations. Thankfully, with only a few weeks to grow fond of them before they fill up the bargain bin, they’re almost always forgettable as well. Wenlock and Mandeville were originally a broadsword, but when it was run through a wizard, the wizard’s magic blood split them in half and granted them souls.

What’s next, Buckingham, the plush handgun that just wants a squeeze? The best, cuddliest character the masters of children’s literature can give the children these days is a walking, talking shard of metal.

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The worst Olympics ever: The offensive Wenlock and Mandeville

Topics Olympic Games London Olympics blog. It simply isn’t possible to criticise these Olympics without mentioning Wenlock and Mandeville, the offensively terrible, anthropomorphic characters London has named the official mascots of the Games.

Or this one, which incorporates some real-life elements: Britain has brought this trend to its logical conclusion. Off the top of my head: It’s also an embarrassment to a country that gave us bears Paddington, Rupert and Winnie.

But that’s what makes the colossal failure of Wenlock and Mandeville so jaw-dropping. Show 25 25 50 Annd. The release of these creatures on its own should have been enough to know Britain is unfit to host the Games.

Harrison Mooney is a writer for the Vancouver Sun — harrisonmooney. Clearly spoiled by the good fortune of presenting to a room full of buffoons, this designer then put even less effort into the origin story of these creatures on the cab ride home, which is why their heads are apparently a tribute to a London taxi. And thus, the Cyclopean nightmares Wenlock and Mandeville were born, scribbled on a pad of kandeville at a stop light and approved by the legally blind Locog organisers.

Britain has somehow managed to take a relatively unimportant aspect of the Olympic Games and turn it into an unforgettable and indelible full-scale embarrassment.

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It’s as though designer Grant Hunter found himself without a good concept on the day he was supposed to present one, and as he shaved in the shower, desperately looking around for inspiration, he glanced down at his razor and thought, “Eureka! Sure, there’s mandeviille magic, but that’s appropriate for these uninspired Games.

These phallic bugbears fitted out in foppish puffery are by far the worst mascots of any Olympics, and I say this while trying to suppress my memories of Atlanta’s amorphous blob Whatzit later renamed Izzywhich ushered in the trend of using no creative effort whatsoever on mascot design. There’s also a weak yarn about how they came to life when a rainbow landed on them.

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Now, mascots are a mere accessory of the Olympic Games, a cheap merchandising tactic, and they’re almost always terrible. Wenlock and Mandeville were the absolutely awful designs of a once-creative nation, brought from the easel to life amid a stamping frenzy during which Locog green-lit every other heinous design, pattern and colour scheme that’s been manxeville blight on London this week.

They look like something you’d find in an apple on Halloween.

How did this happen?