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Old 12.05.2017, 07:49
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Now get used with the idea..yep, some of us like yodelling.
Now you've got me worried: my wife's granddaughter is 1/2 Romanian!

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Now you've got me worried: my wife's granddaughter is 1/2 Romanian!

Tom
Hope the better half will win over and she'll only sing opera. Is that going down well with the Ticinesi? Or will that be even worse?
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Old 12.05.2017, 17:59
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Switzerland is out, thank god, now I don't have to watch it anymore ths year!

Speaking of crap, the Romanian entry features yodeling.

Tom


Now, you're talking! And by watching me this Saturday at 18.45 on Potzmusig (SFR1), you can really treat yourself to a yodel-themed evening... as a painkiller, gallons of beer strongly recommended!
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Old 12.05.2017, 18:01
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Oh, I am so hurt.I thought you like yodelling....but well, you are not a real Swiss after all.

Jokes aside, the song was composed for Switzerland. Since they decided to come up with their own song, it was given to someone else (an 18 y.o. girl inspired by America's got talent yodelling performance) who participated into the national contest, and out of 10 or something songs they won. Simple.

Yodelling, my dear, is more popular the you think. lol


Debatable for French speaking Switzerland... we're like, well, freaks, actually! But brilliant to get a free drink in a bar or fondue evenings!
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Now, you're talking! And by watching me this Saturday at 18.45 on Potzmusig (SFR1), you can really treat yourself to a yodel-themed evening... as a painkiller, gallons of beer strongly recommended!
My calendar just beeped to remind me, so now set to record!
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Old 12.05.2017, 20:08
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My calendar just beeped to remind me, so now set to record!
It better reminds you again as it's tomorrow
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It better reminds you again as it's tomorrow
Yes, I set my calendar to remind me the day before the event.
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Yes, I set my calendar to remind me the day before the event.


Just like for the Eurovision, you've got to watch it with an amused eye and not take it seriously, otherwise it means you have turned into an authentic Swiss-German!
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Old 13.05.2017, 12:55
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Just like for the Eurovision, you've got to watch it with an amused eye and not take it seriously, otherwise it means you have turned into an authentic Swiss-German!
But I am an authentic Swiss-German
officially at least
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

I watched it a couple of times in the 60s when we first got a TV set but never since.
Has it improved since then?
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But I am an authentic Swiss-German
officially at least
Contaminated by EF humour?
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

No. Got worse!
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Hope Mars wins.
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Contaminated by EF humour?
Contaminated. Full stop.
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

and we-re off! I try to catch this mythically kitsch Euro gathering whenever I can, we try and have a Eurovision party, drink, eat and laugh-along. Let's see where the Brit girl finishes, personally I like the Bulgarian boy's song...and his hair and his dress style!
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Old 13.05.2017, 21:25
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personally I like the Bulgarian boy's song...and his hair and his dress style!
Had to check him out of course ..... you're absolutely sure that's not a girl?
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Really liked Croatia!
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Had to check him out of course ..... you're absolutely sure that's not a girl?
haha, I know what you mean. My reasoning is simple though, his look and song style remind me of what have made the UK music scene the world innovator of both over the last 60 years, it's cool, takes me back to my youth...Androgyny rules.
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

did anyone find the Romanian girl very attractive even after hearing her yodeling?
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Come on, people. What's YOUR favourite performance of the night?
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