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Wait... the X-Games are over? Didn't they just start? WTF EXPN? We blinked and all those underground athletes who flip their motorcycles and bmx bikes and skateboards are gone?

Where was the parade through the city like the circus used to do? Where were the banners from the light poles? We knew more about King Tut being here than we did Shaun White & Co. More people talk about the rain when it appears than these Games.

I guess we'll just have to live with the memories. What few we have. And this killer picture found on Buzznet taken by SX70.

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LA Times X Games writer Dan Arrit had a list of 10 firsts that he experienced at the competitions this weekend. These were our faves:

3. First time I didn't bother using spellcheck. 5. First time I've heard of someone paying $40 to park their car for the day.

7. First time I've told a guy I thought his hair looked cool.

8. First time I wasn't looking forward to an upcoming best trick (Pastrana's double back flip).

10. First time I had to clean my laptop with a baby wipe after covering event.