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Old 21.05.2012, 16:25
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It's EUROVISION Week!!!

This week is Eurovision week, and Switzerland has sent Sinplus, the boys from Ticino, with their song "Unbreakable". They will play in the first Semi Final on Tuesday night at 21:00 CET.

The second Semi Final will air Thursday night and promises to be very competitive. Of course, and the UK's Engelbert "The Hump" Humperdink will present in the Final on Saturday night.

Who are you routing for?


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Old 21.05.2012, 16:35
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

Time to take the TV outside and shoot it.
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Old 21.05.2012, 16:36
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Old 21.05.2012, 16:36
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Time to take the TV outside and shoot it.
If you check the instruction manual you may find your set has an "off" or "power" button.
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Old 21.05.2012, 16:47
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

OOOHH!

Is that the XFactor with that nice Terry Wogan man!?
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Old 21.05.2012, 16:50
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Old 21.05.2012, 16:52
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

I'm just maxed out in the underwhelmed department to be honest.

Eurovision you say? Complete lack of Euroaudio I'd say. Excruciatingly cringe worthy crap.
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Old 21.05.2012, 16:54
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OOOHH!

Is that the XFactor with that nice Terry Wogan man!?
Unfortunately (as he was the ONLY thing good about the programme) Terry Wogan doesn't present them any more.
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Old 21.05.2012, 16:57
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Who are you routing for?


Russia. This HAS to be the summer hit 2012. (and it is not even a joke - this IS the Russian song this year!!!)

PARTY FOR EVERYBODY!!!

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Old 21.05.2012, 17:00
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Russia. This HAS to be the summer hit 2012. (and it is not even a joke - the IS the Russian song this year!!!)

PARTY FOR EVERYBODY!!!

That's an excerpt from "Outer Mongolia has Talent" isn't it? And no, they don't ....
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

Being British im not too pleased with our runner, but then most yers we chose shite people who are a bore!
And...( big deep breath...await the boos tht may follow....) as we are not an eastern european country who seemingly can't do anything but vote for their neighbours we wont get any votes anyways, even if their songs are pants they still madly vote for one another.
Ahhh Eurovision politics!

Yes, yes, boo, hiss!
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Old 21.05.2012, 17:17
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

So...our songs are shite and their songs are pants. Agreed!
Who wants to win this charade in any case?
Costs an arm'n'aleg for the winner to stage the subsequent contest.
Look at Ireland when they won (3 times in a row, I think).
They were PRAYING for somebody else to take it away.
There's only one more thing surer than death and taxes...
Greece will give DIX point to Cyprus....and guess what...

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Being British im not too pleased with our runner, but then most yers we chose shite people who are a bore!
And...( big deep breath...await the boos tht may follow....) as we are not an eastern european country who seemingly can't do anything but vote for their neighbours we wont get any votes anyways, even if their songs are pants they still madly vote for one another.
Ahhh Eurovision politics!

Yes, yes, boo, hiss!
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

Eurovision is my guilty pleasure. Not rooting for anyone in particular..but I need to find a way to get my husband out of the house so I can have full use of the television
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Old 21.05.2012, 17:26
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Eurovision is my guilty pleasure. Not rooting for anyone in particular..but I need to find a way to get my husband out of the house so I can have full use of the television
Have you considered telling him that it is Eurovision? He might go of his own accord.
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Old 21.05.2012, 17:59
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

At last, now I am in the USA, there will not be the remotest chance of accidentally seeing any of the Eurovision debacle while I am chennel surfing.

Life is good!!
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Old 21.05.2012, 18:53
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

True. Graham Norton is annoying. However, the trash music is still present to give an excuse for a "Trash party": we used to combine the Eurovision Song Contest with a "Bring everything you can it from a tin or a packet" party, or "worse possible combination of colours" party, "Bring a quote from the most clueless politicians", "Sing your worst song ever" or "Research one participating country and find the worst cultural aspects of it"party ... Then you'll find the whole Eurovision business far more palatable...especially if you are in company of people who take it very seriously!

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Old 21.05.2012, 19:18
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

My wife loves eurovision she is even printing off scorecards. There is no bounds of cruelty my wife can inflict on me apparently!
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

Ill be watching it but I am not sure who I want to win this year....do not like the UK's entry....look at the lively performances that other countries put on and wee bring a guy out that looks and sounds like a corpse!
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Old 21.05.2012, 20:36
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Re: It's EUROVISION Week!!!

you guys all really think Azerbaijan can pull off a good show???
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Old 21.05.2012, 21:27
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you guys all really think Azerbaijan can pull off a good show???
No. But they'll spend more than their gross national GDP trying ...l
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