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Eurovision..
« on: May 14, 2017, 02:22:52 AM »
Thats the last time I watch that stupid show..

last year Ukraine got the sympathy vote because they were invaded ... :chuckle:

This year is a guy waiting for a heart operation...

Next year? Some guy who lost both legs ?

I was trying to work out why all the presenters have those stupid hair styles  :laugh:

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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2017, 02:53:14 AM »
Thats the last time I watch that stupid show..

last year Ukraine got the sympathy vote because they were invaded ... :chuckle:

This year is a guy waiting for a heart operation...

Next year? Some guy who lost both legs ?

I was trying to work out why all the presenters have those stupid hair styles  :laugh:

You were supposed to be boycotting it!))))


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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2017, 02:55:49 AM »
Thats the last time I watch that stupid show..

last year Ukraine got the sympathy vote because they were invaded ... :chuckle:

This year is a guy waiting for a heart operation...

Next year? Some guy who lost both legs ?

I was trying to work out why all the presenters have those stupid hair styles  :laugh:

You were supposed to be boycotting it!))))


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No we cheered Moldova on  :party0011:

Moldova is the closest thing to Russia now anyway :thumbsup:


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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2017, 02:58:50 AM »
Thats the last time I watch that stupid show..

last year Ukraine got the sympathy vote because they were invaded ... :chuckle:

This year is a guy waiting for a heart operation...

Next year? Some guy who lost both legs ?

I was trying to work out why all the presenters have those stupid hair styles  :laugh:

You were supposed to be boycotting it!))))


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No we cheered Moldova on  :party0011:

Moldova is the closest thing to Russia now anyway :thumbsup:

I lost my appetite after last year - Russia came in as the favourite and then lost to Ukraine's illegal song entry. But I was more or less done the year before when the victory went to a bearded "woman".


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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2017, 03:03:28 AM »
Yes its finished , the liberals have taken the show over! They can't keep their noses out of anything!

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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2017, 03:06:04 AM »
Loved it ...  Shame Russia's entry wasn't allowed by Ukraine and we'd never have heard Steveboy 'sympathy vote' crap ...

Think 'we' should allow in the US and Canada;)

We certainly had diversity....

Romania's entry was 'different' - a yodaling lass ..

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Lots of this years entrance were found on their nations' flavour of The Voice


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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2017, 06:20:01 AM »
Like allot of other things it is about money, big money.

If one looks at things with this perspective than one can understand why countries such as Australia and Israel participate in Eurovisionless.

I sort of wonder if there is a YouTube version of Abba winning or the failed attempt of Celine Dion performing for Switzerland (I think)?
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« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2017, 08:08:57 AM »
How many of the last 10 year winners had a lasting successful musical career? How many from say 80s to 90s? I think that sums it up for me
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« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2017, 08:30:16 AM »


Celebrating diversity.... As long as it doesn't include Russia.

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« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2017, 08:39:47 AM »
How many of the last 10 year winners had a lasting successful musical career? How many from say 80s to 90s? I think that sums it up for me

UK

Buck's Fizz '81

Katrina and  the Waves '97  - still doing the rounds

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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2017, 08:47:51 AM »
Celebrating diversity.... As long as it doesn't include Russia.

Russia entered at the last possible moment and quite clearly sought a 'fight' by entering a 'wheel-chair' bound lass - who had toured Crimea...    They played her and UA were daft enough to 'bite'...

Result ? Russia now mocks the competition they've tried so hard to win :(  I hope Portugal 2018 will enjoy a Russian entry - otherwise they are cutting off their noses to spite themselves   


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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2017, 09:05:10 AM »
Celebrating diversity.... As long as it doesn't include Russia.

I didn't watch it. Political nonsense.

Usual BBC nonsense too: https://twitter.com/BBCSteveR/status/863514162923700224

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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2017, 09:31:12 AM »
How many of the last 10 year winners had a lasting successful musical career? How many from say 80s to 90s? I think that sums it up for me

You forgot the 70's.

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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2017, 11:54:24 AM »
Celebrating diversity.... As long as it doesn't include Russia.

Russia invades and annexes Crimea...and now they don't get to be in Eurovision in Kyiv.  Boo, hoo, hoo.

I'm sure Russia will get its shot next year ... provided it can manage not to invade Portugal in the interim.   :chuckle:

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Re: Eurovision..
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2017, 11:57:38 AM »
This year is a guy waiting for a heart operation...

That was widely regarded as lame.  I am actually in Kyiv at the moment, and visited the Ukr Folk Fan Zone in Sophia Square which was far better than the competition in general, IMO, although it wasn't limited to folk.  There was an orchestra playing Beethoven's Fifth earlier today, demonstrating that Beethoven WAS Metal Before There Was Electricity.  :chuckle: 

They have a rock band playing there right now.  Much better than the crapola yodeling and warbling etc.

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