Eurovision Time!!!

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  1. Queso macrumors G4

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    Is anyone else watching the Eurovision Song Contest Semi-Final at the moment? I quite liked the Slovenian entry.

    Not sure what that Bulgarian backing singer was about though. Beard and high heels, not a good look :D
     
  2. kretzy macrumors 604

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    Oh damn! I wanted to start a Eurovision thread! :D

    I luuurve Eurovision so much, it's one of the comedic highlights of my year.

    We get it on a delayed telecast here so I won't be seeing any of it until tonight (in about 14 hours) :( I can't wait to see the mayhem! :)
     
  3. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    Well, so far the highlights are the aforementioned Bulgarian, and a Russian piano with arms throwing rose petals around :D
     
  4. kretzy macrumors 604

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    Sounds fantastic. I hope the Ukrainian entry Tina Carol isn't too embarrassing.

    Edit: Is Terry Wogan commentating? I love his snide little comments.
     
  5. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    Tina Carol is on right now. Farrah Fawcett hair and all. No Terry tonight, although the guy doing it is very funny.

    And the video clips between songs look like iPod ads :eek:
     
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    Come on Ireland. What did ye foreigners think of Brian Kennedy? ;)
     
  7. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    I've still not forgiven him for Carrickfergus. :D

    Tina was okay BTW. Nothing embarrassing, well not in comparison to everyone else.

    Oh God, here come Finland's entry!!! :D :D :D :D :D It's like something out of Mordor!!!

    He's got WINGS!!!!! And their guitars have fireworks coming out of the end!!! There's the winner!!!
     
  8. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    Not in the Jaffa Cake household, I'm afraid. We frown upon that sort of mindless, bubble-gum-for-the-brain rubbish that passes for television these days.

    That's why we're watching the Big Brother launch instead. ;)
     
  9. kretzy macrumors 604

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    That's good to know (Ukrainian ties if you hadn't guessed already). ;)

    I'm glad she sang the song she did, it was initially going to be something called "Be my queen". :eek:
     
  10. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    Jaffa Cake, tune to BBC3 now. You are missing a treat.
     
  11. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    We can't get BBC3 at the mo. We can barely get BBC1 or BBC2 until they sort our aerial out.

    Still, they've just stuck a fella with Tourettes in there... :rolleyes:
     
  12. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    I think she may even get in the final. There's a lot of acts with a chance.

    Shame they didn't stay with "Be my queen". They would have picked up more votes :)
     
  13. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    In the Big Brother house?:eek: That's going to create a few headlines.

    By the way, the Lithuanian entry is truly awful. We don't have a vomit smilie, otherwise I might be using it right now. And max was worried about Ukraine being embarrassing. That's the first time I've heard an act get booed.
     
  14. kretzy macrumors 604

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    The Lithuanians always put on a top show. :p Wow, booing at Eurovision, must be really bad.
    I can't wait to see it all now! :D


    BTW: They put a mother and daughter in our BB house recently. :rolleyes:
     
  15. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    Davina might be wasting her time with her "This is Davina – please do not swear!" catchphrase... :p

    Here's a tip for you BBC Eurovision watchers if you're not already doing it – pop your subtitles on and it'll give you an English translation of the song if they're singing in Lithuanian or something equally obscure.
     
  16. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    I like the Swedish entry, although she looks like she's in a gale. Too much wind machine. It's a great nonsense pop song. Any second now they'll be a key change. I can feel it coming.

    And there it is!!!
     
  17. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    They didn't do anything really awful like three in a bed or anything did they?
     
  18. kretzy macrumors 604

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    There's a great Eurovision drinking game I saw somewhere on the net. Basically if any of these things occur take a shot:
    Keychange (2 shots if there's more than 1)
    Happy, love, peace are mentioned
    Wink at camera
    UK gets no points
    That sort of thing. :D

    Thankfully no. They did have to keep their relationship a secret for a few weeks though.
     
  19. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    Good job I didn't know that the year Gemini was on. I think my liver would have packed it's bags and slipped out the backdoor.

    BTW, Bosnia's entry is actually really nice. That's not a word I use often in this context.

    Ooh, Iceland got booed even before they started singing. She's got a bit of a Gwen Stefani thing going on there.

    EDIT: No, it's actually awfu. Like really awful.

    EDIT 2 : Man, you are going to love this. She's saying how much she loves them, and all they do is boo.
     
  20. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    I won't spoil the results, but in terms of the act before the UK's entry it couldn't be any worse. Daz is going to have to put in one hell of a performance.

    Daz is from Stockport BTW :)
     
  21. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    I don't know what's worse – the fact that you're willing to admit it, or the fact that you actually seem to be proud about it... ;)
     
  22. Queso thread starter macrumors G4

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    Wash your mouth out with soap. Daz is perfect for Eurovision. He's naff as hell, and that's worth douze points in lots of countries. :D
     
  23. kretzy macrumors 604

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    And nul points in the rest. :D
     
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    Kate Ryan didn't make the finals :eek:

    I liked Iceland. "Congratulations, I have arrived" I loved the act. Too bad she got booed.
     
  25. Otto Rehhagel macrumors regular

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    I actually liked Ireland. I am rooting for them. They had a very classy performance. Can't say I liked Finland too much though, with their heavy metal and all.
     

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