And for all of those who are wondering why they picked 08.08.08 at 08:00pm as the date and the time of the start of the olympics, well.... 8 in Chinese tradition depicts luck and prosperity. It shows harmonious balance. As you can see, no matter how you cut the number 8 symmetrically (whether horizontal or vertical), you will get equally divided portion.
Go Team Philippines!!! Bring home the gold!!!!