Thursday February 20, 2014 | 08:00 AM
Posted by Rob Gould

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the last two weeks you can't have missed some of the action associated with the Sochi Winter Olympics. Dreadful accommodations, athletes hooking up on Tinder, the eyes of Bob Costas, and, oh yeah, the spectacular performances of the athletes. That too. How could I forget?

The Twitterverse has been filled with tweets about #sochi. Some poignant, some celebratory, and some that are very, very funny. I always lean towards the funny, so that's what you're going to see here today. Funny Olympic tweets from athletes, funny twitlebrities, and even a couple of hilarious Maine locals.

You may have noticed that I've scaled back my Tweets of the Week efforts to about once a month. It was getting stale and we can't have that. What I'd still really like is to hear from you. Tell me about what tweets you like and why. Send them to me on Twitter at @bobbbyg and I'll consider them for the next Tweets of the Week.

Here we go again ... tweet, tweet.

Today's themes are: sobbing coaches, imaginary randy drunk skaters, and lots of #sochiproblems


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Rob works as a digital marketing & public relations consultant to agencies, brands, and individuals. He has 20 years of marketing experience. He also currently serves in a volunteer capacity as director of pr/communications for TEDxDirigo. From 2005-2011, Rob served as director of social media & agency communications at The VIA Agency (Portland). Prior to VIA, Rob worked with several PR & advertising agencies in London & Boston. He is a graduate of The University of Vermont (UVM) and a Maine transplant (2002).

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His real-life interests include art, travel, writing, design, psychology, the beach, & exercise (grudgingly at times).

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