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Did Olympians really crash Grindr in London?

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Call me a little dubious, but I find the whole “Olympians crash Grindr” story to be unlikely at best. In case you missed it, gay hook-up application Grindr claims its servers were overloaded and crashed when Olympic athletes began arriving in London. The city of London has 8 million people. A whopping 11,000 athletes are competing in the Olympics. Even if 10 times that amount were coming, it would still only be an increase of 1% of the traffic.

Unless the Grindr folks are claiming that all of the Olympic athletes, gay and straight, suddenly started looking for guys to hook up with when they landed in London, it’s impossible to believe there’s any validity to the story. Still, if you see this profile show up on your phone, please please please let us know....

PHOTO: Ryan Lochte prior to competing in the mens 200m backstroke final in the 2012 U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at the CenturyLink Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE