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Last Updated: Thursday March 17 2011 14:04 GMT

Are you excited about the Olympics?

An artist's impression of events going on inside the London 2012 Olympic Stadium

There are fewer than 500 days until the 2012 Olympics!

And now is also the time where you can apply for tickets to watch the Games.

There's going to be a huge demand for tickets - especially for the popular events like athletics and cycling.

So, we want to know if your family is going to try and get tickets. And what events would you like to go and watch and why?

How excited are you about the Olympic Games?

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Your comments

"I love the Olympics, it's all fantastic!"

Chloe, 12, Luton, England

"Yeah! I live in England! I can't wait!"

Matt, 8, Hertfordshire, England

"I am excited about the Olympics because I am a sporty person myself, I do gymnastics, running, hurdles and loads more!"

Melissa, 11, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I'm very excited!"

Emily, 4, Yorkshire, England

"I can't wait for the Olympics. I hope to go to see the fencing as I have just started learning the sport!"

Imaan, 10, London, England

"I don't like the Olympics because they're always on on my birthday and there's nothing else on TV for the whole summer holidays!"

Charlotte, 12, Hebrides, Scotland

"I honestly can't wait! My mam put a bid in to see the women's football. If I get tickets it will be so cool!"

Danielle, 11, Cardiff, Wales

"I'm definitely excited, I wish I could go and see it but I think it will be too expensive, well it's cheaper watching it from your own home anyway!"

Natalie, 12, Nottingham, England

"I cant wait!! It's gonna be so much fun. I am going to watch the gymnastics."

Sophie, 8, Belfast, N. Ireland

"I can't wait for the Olympics, it's so fun to watch!"

Hannah, 13, Exeter, England

"I can't wait!"

Rebecca, 10, Solihull, England

"I am not excited as it gets boring after a while and everyone will be talking/watching it and you will never be able to watch anything or talk about anything else!"

Louise, 14, London, England

"I am excited about the Olympics in 2012!"

Laura, 10, UK

"I am seriously excited about it and I can't wait until it starts!"

Sufyan, 9, London, England

"Yes! I am going to watch the gymnastics and swimming, I am sooooo excited!"

Clara, 12, Tyneside, England

"I am so excited about the Olympic Games! I want to see the swimming or the running."

Abbie, 11, Co. Durham, England

"I can't wait for the Olympic Games! I want to go to see the running or swimming!"

Imogen, 9, Co. Durham, England

"Nooooooo, it's boring and WAAAAY too expensive to go to watch, only really posh people can afford to see any of the events."

Daisy, 14, Reading, England

"I cannot wait, especially for the swimming as it is my favourite sport and hobby, I go every Friday and Sunday!"

Pasha, 10, Hampshire, England

"Not really because it takes over everyone's minds and your parents make you watch the Olympics only, nothing else. I experienced that with the Winter Olympics. Terrible days..."

Denise, 11, Herefordshire, England

"I absolutely can't wait for the Olympics, especially the running. Usain Bolt is my role model!"

Ella, 11, Cardiff, Wales

"R U KIDDIN? I'm gonna watch every day, every hour, every minute, and every second of it all!"

Zofia, 8, Sussex, England

"I'm really exited about the Olympics and I am watching the progress of all the venues."

Jude, 8, Sussex, England

"I'm more excited about the Commonwealth Games because I'm just outside Glasgow and I think the Olympics will only be particularly exciting for people in London."

Aimee, 12, Scotland

"I am excited because I love swimming!"

Katie, 12, Kent, England

"I am not excited because it puts pressure on England to impress. I am nervous!"

Chloe, 13, Staffordshire, England

"I just can't WAIT! It will be soooo exciting!"

Isobel, 9, Essex, England

"I am so excited about the Olympics!"

Vicki, 10, Devon, England

"I am not really excited at all."

Lubaba, 13, London, England

"I can't wait! I hope that the local people get a chance to access some of the tickets, as it's on their doorstep!"

Jill, 10, London, England

"I'm going to try and get tickets to see the swimming and gymnastics on Saturday 28th July 2012!"

Rachel, 11, London, England

"I cannot wait for the Olympics, even though I'm not going!"

Alliyna, 10, Manchester, England

"Oh yes! I quite like the aquatics with Rebecca Adlington. Women's football is first. One year! Aaaw I wanna go!"

Amy, 11, Essex, England

"I'm very excited, and if Usain Bolt is going to be there then I'll be very, very excited! LOL."

Tyler, 11, Devon, England

"I am excited because it is going to be good!"

Kareem, 10, London, England

"I can't wait until the Olympics because I might be going!"

Lydia, 12, UK

"My mum and dad are putting their names into the ballot but I don't really care if we don't get any tickets because the cycling route comes down my road!"

Millie, 10, Surrey, England

"I am not excited about the games in London, because the Commonwealth Games are in Scotland in 2014."

Fraser, 14, Glasgow, Scotland

"I am not really excited because I am not into sport and the tickets cost way too much!"

Anastasia, 11, London, England

"I can't wait until the 2012 London Olympics because I'll see all my favourite athletes!"

Louis, 9, London, England

"I am really looking forward to the Olympics as I am going to see the show jumping and gymnastics."

Scarlett, 14, Southampton, England

"I want to see the Olympics but I'm not sure if we are going. If we do go I want to see the swimming, the athletics and the cycling. If I don't go I will still watch them on TV."

Nicola, 11, London, England

"I would love to go to see the swimming and the horse jumping."

Evie, 9, Stockport, England

"I am so excited! I can't believe the Olympics is being held in my home country. We have already put our names down for tickets and my friends have done the same!"

Maddie, 10, Leicestershire, England

"I already went to the Olympic site!"

Canberry, 10, London, England

"I think it will be great!"

Choukri, 12, London, England

"I am looking forward to seeing the cycling because the route they take is in my local area so I am going to see it."

Savannah, 12, Surrey, England

"I would love to go to see the bike racing because I love to ride, it's going to be great fun."

Amelia, 11, Hull, England

"My family and I will be getting tickets for the swimming, hopefully!"

Rebecca, 10, London, England

"I am excited because the games will be hosted in my city!"

Jordan, 11, London, England

"I'm really excited for 2012! I think I might be going and if I do, I really want to see the swimming in person. I hope it isn't sold out!"

Ella, 12, Bristol, England

"I can't wait until the Olympics! I have watched since 2000 and I'm a big fan. I wish we could go and watch but we can't afford it."

Robyn, 11, Stockton-on-tees, England

"I can't wait, I'm going to see my dad play!"

Mehvish, 12, Berkshire, England

"I'm so excited, my mum said she's going to get tickets for gymnastics! I love gymnastics!"

Fazer, 12, Bradford, England

"My family are hoping to get tickets to some cycling, swimming and gymnastics and we are going to watch the triathlon in Hyde park. Can't wait!"

Abi, 12, Cambridge, England

"I'm quite excited but it was hilarious when after ONE DAY the Olympic Clock broke down!"

Serena, 11, London, England

"I'm definitely going! I really want to see the swimming, running and athletics!"

Semra, 12, London, England

"I'm excited because the Olympics brings everyone around the world together!"

Zoe, 13, Kent, England

"Yes! Because I like running!"

Maxine, 7, Bradford, England

"I'm excited because my mum might get tickets for my family to see the gymnastics and swimming."

Leah, 10, Worthing

"I'm really excited because I would like to go and see the swimming!"

Y4, 9, Hull

"I might watch it on TV."

Connor, 10, Newcastle upon Tyne