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Re: Strictly

Post by Stephen » 11 Dec 2017, 08:03

A difficult one last night. I couldn't call it in the dance off. I was hoping Mollie would get a little hope and it would go to the head judge to decide.
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Re: Strictly

Post by GillD46 » 11 Dec 2017, 09:30

I do always feel sorry for the couple that are voted off when it’s a unanimous vote. It’s always nice if one judge votes for them.
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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 11 Dec 2017, 11:09

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A difficult one last night. I couldn't call it in the dance off. I was hoping Mollie would get a little hope and it would go to the head judge to decide.
We couldn't call the dance off either, but on overall performance I think Mollie's time had come. Gemma next to go but any of the other three could win on the night if it's judged on dance performance. But of course it will be audience vote only so popularity will be a big factor too.


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Re: Strictly

Post by Whynd1 » 11 Dec 2017, 13:13

I'm surprised that Gemma has !Aztec as long as she has.
She may be the one to be eliminated as it's gets down tongue final three.
Looking forward to the final.

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Post by CaroleF » 12 Dec 2017, 11:25

It's been announced today that the final four will all perform the three dances and no-one will be voted off in order to take it to the last three. That removes the possibility that Alexandra might have been in a dance off again. However, the BBC say that it's always been intended this series that it will be the final four competing and not just three - who knows. They say they thought it better last year when there was no-one eliminated in the final programme because Will Young stepped down, don't remember that. Joe is the bookies' favourite - we'll see. I suppose with the final four all in it some of the votes that would have gone to one of the final three will now be divided between four. I don't know how what proportion of votes Gemma would get, how popular she is. Should be a good programme.

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Re: Strictly

Post by GillD46 » 12 Dec 2017, 13:31

I read that yesterday. Good news as to learn the show dance and then not be able to dance it, must be soul distroying.
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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 12 Dec 2017, 13:33

GillD46 wrote:
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I read that yesterday. Good news as to learn the show dance and then not be able to dance it, must be soul distroying.
Agree 100%. Always seemed a shame after all their efforts some missed that chance.

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Re: Strictly

Post by Stephen » 12 Dec 2017, 17:10

I think the vicar will win it.

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Post by david63 » 12 Dec 2017, 18:57

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I think the vicar will win it.
of Dibley????????

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Re: Strictly

Post by Stephen » 16 Dec 2017, 16:11

All set for tonight's final.

Anyone phones up or rings the door bell they're dead.

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Post by david63 » 16 Dec 2017, 16:18

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Anyone phones up or rings the door bell they're dead.
But if they are dead how are they going to phone or ring the door bell? :o :o

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Re: Strictly

Post by Stephen » 16 Dec 2017, 17:04

Secret powers.


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Re: Strictly

Post by Whynd1 » 16 Dec 2017, 17:56

Well here we are then, the final.

Am looking forward to it.

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Post by GillD46 » 16 Dec 2017, 18:15

Not long now......I am waiting with such anticipation
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Re: Strictly

Post by Whynd1 » 16 Dec 2017, 21:03

A fabulous programme, they all danced well.

Joe was a worthy winner. Still would have liked Debbie to win but she did exceptionally well to get to the final.

Alexandra danced superbly but in a way she was almost too good and how did her partner feel when Craig said she was better than him.

All in all a good series.

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Re: Strictly

Post by GillD46 » 16 Dec 2017, 21:12

A worthy winner indeed. What a great show.
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Post by oldbluefox » 16 Dec 2017, 23:19

Missing it already - strictly spoiler.
Great show tonight and a worthy winner.

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Post by david63 » 17 Dec 2017, 08:20

It felt as if there was a lot of "tactical marking" by the judges - any one of the four could have won it, in my opinion.

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Post by oldbluefox » 17 Dec 2017, 09:22

It was clear who the judges favoured but all four were equally deserving, especially those who didn't have a dance background and were virtual beginners three months ago.


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Post by CaroleF » 17 Dec 2017, 11:32

It was clear from their comments as well as their marks who the judges thought should win but it's an entertainment programme, not a competition for dancers, like the old "Come Dancing" used to be. I thought Joe had that extra dimension of acting according to the story of the song - his facial expressions, whether happy or sad or determined or whatever - he managed to convey as well as dancing superbly. I never felt the same emotion from Alexandra. I thought it was good to have the winner someone who had never had any dancing experience at all. If Debbie had won I think there would have been people moaning saying she had a previous history of dance. However, she certainly did amazingly and obviously has a dancing future for however long she wants to continue. I think we'll see Joe turning to musical theatre - I wonder if he can sing?
I thought he was a very worthy winner.

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Post by oldbluefox » 17 Dec 2017, 11:57

In my 'expert' opinion I thought Alex was the better dancer; at least she looked the better but all her tears and fawning over the judges was a put off. Debbie was a lovely dancer but there seemed to be too little dance and too much lifting and throwing around in her performances last night. I don't think the over emphasis on her age did her any favours in the public eye. Gemma was lovely and danced beautifully but not as good as Joe, who had an enthusiastic and exuberant partner. His dances were beautifully choreographed and he danced well. As a couple they deserved their win but I wonder how many bruises he suffered as a consequence of Katya's excitement.

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Re: Strictly

Post by Stephen » 17 Dec 2017, 12:38

Well done Joe and Katya :clap:

My thoughts to Foxy about them killing time by doing too many lifts and throws. The judges should have marked them down for that in my opinion.

A great show though and i'm already looking forward to seeing who the lambs to slaughter are going to be next year.

What the hell Am I going to do between now and then I don't know. Speak to the wife I guess :o
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Post by david63 » 17 Dec 2017, 12:52

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What the hell Am I going to do between now and then I don't know.
You've got the Christmas show to come - now who wants to know who won that?

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Re: Strictly

Post by Stephen » 17 Dec 2017, 13:44

Forgot about that.

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Re: Strictly

Post by Onelife » 17 Dec 2017, 15:16

Expert opinion Foxy??

I've spent the last 5 minutes p**sing myself laughing at the thought of you wearing a dance belt and leotard.....perish the thought Foxy you should have stayed with 'teaching' lol.

Well as you know keefy always likes to bring you up to speed with the latest strictly spoiler news....well hear it is ****Joe bedded Katya**** oh yes he did!!!

Good for him l say....

Btw.....In my 'expert' opinion.....Alexandre was the best 'all round dancer' but came across as being a bit to... sickly false...shame as she's probably is a very genuine person.....Oh' well, another fiver down the drain.

Bbtw.....hope you are all keeping well


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Re: Strictly

Post by Stephen » 17 Dec 2017, 15:54

Hello stranger. Where have you been hiding. Has the misses given you a five minute pass :D

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Post by oldbluefox » 17 Dec 2017, 17:08

Have we got a new member?
Welcome to the site Onelife. :thumbup: :wave: :wave:

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Stephen wrote:
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Hello stranger. Where have you been hiding. Has the misses given you a five minute pass :D

Hi Stephen.... l must apologise for absconding the way l did but l felt a clean break would be less traumatic for 'you' and all my other friends on the forum That being said l was expecting a lot more "missing you" messages than l got...For gawd sake l could have been pushing up daisies for all you lot cared :lol: .

Can't say how long l'll be sticking around Stephen as l'm a very busy chappie what with our move to our new 'tin can' in them yonder hills of Shropshire (ludlow). Unfortunately we are still playing catch up with the move as both me and the wife sustained fractures to our legs a few months back (wife still recovering as she broke her leg in three places)

.......That'll teach her not to answeing me back.... :twisted:

Absolutely love it here....will be even better once we have the draft excluder fitted around the windows. The sheep seem a bit more flighty but rest assured l'll soon be having my way with them.

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Re: Strictly

Post by Onelife » 17 Dec 2017, 21:30

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Have we got a new member?
Welcome to the site Onelife. :thumbup: :wave: :wave:
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Are you still doing the "new member" goodie bags?

: :wave: :wave:

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Are you still doing the "new member" goodie bags?

: :wave: :wave:
We used to get supplies of dodgy chocolates until our supplier went AWOL after a case of sheep bothering.
(Nice to see you back Keefy. Sorry to hear about your mishaps).

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Onelife wrote:
17 Dec 2017, 21:26
Stephen wrote:
17 Dec 2017, 15:54
Hello stranger. Where have you been hiding. Has the misses given you a five minute pass :D

Hi Stephen.... l must apologise for absconding the way l did but l felt a clean break would be less traumatic for 'you' and all my other friends on the forum That being said l was expecting a lot more "missing you" messages than l got...For gawd sake l could have been pushing up daisies for all you lot cared :lol: .

Can't say how long l'll be sticking around Stephen as l'm a very busy chappie what with our move to our new 'tin can' in them yonder hills of Shropshire (ludlow). Unfortunately we are still playing catch up with the move as both me and the wife sustained fractures to our legs a few months back (wife still recovering as she broke her leg in three places)

.......That'll teach her not to answeing me back.... :twisted:

Absolutely love it here....will be even better once we have the draft excluder fitted around the windows. The sheep seem a bit more flighty but rest assured l'll soon be having my way with them.

Regards

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Aren't you getting a bit old for playing wheel barrows :lol:








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Re: Strictly

Post by Onelife » 18 Dec 2017, 08:45

We were having a bit of a tiff so l tried to help her down the stairs......Unfortunately she held on and took me with her :evil: :lol:

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Post by Stephen » 18 Dec 2017, 11:17

When's the house warming.

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When's the house warming.
It's thermostatically controlled but we turn it down to about 15 degrees at night. :lol:

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Post by Stephen » 18 Dec 2017, 12:20

Smart ar*e :)

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Smart ar*e :)

You're not the first to say that Stephen but then l do consider it to be one of my better features :thumbup: :)

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Post by david63 » 18 Dec 2017, 14:47

Can we please try and keep on topic

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Post by Kenmo1 » 18 Dec 2017, 14:50

Welcome back, keefy. I missed you a lot especially after I scoffed the box of M&S Extremely Chocolatey biscuits and the tin of Quality Street a couple of weeks ago. I am now being good for the next few days so as not to ruin all that hard work I put in when we were all trying to lose weight.

Back on thread - I am pleased that Joe and Katya won Strictly as he was a real improver and I felt he deserved acknowledgement for that.

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Post by Onelife » 18 Dec 2017, 16:19

Kenmo1 wrote:
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Welcome back, keefy. I missed you a lot especially after I scoffed the box of M&S Extremely Chocolatey biscuits and the tin of Quality Street a couple of weeks ago. I am now being good for the next few days so as not to ruin all that hard work I put in when we were all trying to lose weight.

Back on thread - I am pleased that Joe and Katya won Strictly as he was a real improver and I felt he deserved acknowledgement for that.

Maureen. :wave:

Hello Maureen......Please don't tell the others I've said this but you above all you were never far from my thoughts during my absence xx.

Back on topic...


"Strictly" speaking it's only when you to succumb to sub-standard M&S Extremely Chocolatey biscuits/chocolates do you appreciate keefys finest, which of course you and the female cast of Strictly come Dancing will be finding out shortly.

Enjoy !

Btw.....If Anton Du Beke is still around next year it's about time the producers give him a break with a decent partner.....l mean there's only so much you can do with planks of wood.


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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 20 Dec 2017, 09:06

I still think Anton should have taken over from Len as head judge. Shirley knows her stuff but I don't like her much.

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Post by Stephen » 20 Dec 2017, 10:16

He may still take over. Rumour has it she may not be around next year.

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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 20 Dec 2017, 10:24

Hope so

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Post by david63 » 20 Dec 2017, 10:29

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He may still take over. Rumour has it she may not be around next year.
I read somewhere that her contract is due before the end of the year/early January.

The first comments from her were that she was not sure that she wanted to continue, but later comments are that she does - so it is anybody's guess - perhaps the size of the pay check may have some influence!

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Post by Stephen » 20 Dec 2017, 14:22

Yes, a couple of extra noughts on the end of you pay cheque can be a deciding factor.

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Post by Onelife » 20 Dec 2017, 15:05

Not so sure Anton would be the right person to fill Shirley's chair, the panel already have one exuorbitant character it don't need another..

To her credit l think Shirley says it how she sees it , especially where dance offs are concerned.

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Post by david63 » 20 Dec 2017, 15:09

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To her credit l think Shirley says it how she sees it
Only if it is not one of her "favourites", she is not impartial - in fact this year I don't think that any of the judges were truly impartial and many weeks their scores did not reflect their comments.

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Post by Onelife » 20 Dec 2017, 15:31

Hi David... l was referring to the dance off between that young geezer who sang in that pop group...who she ousted....He may well have been the better dancer but on the night she judged it on the dance...she was right to do so in my professional opinion because the other couple did a better dance off.
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Post by Stephen » 20 Dec 2017, 17:10

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20 Dec 2017, 15:31
Hi David... l was referring to the dance off between that young geezer who sang in that pop group...who she ousted....He may well have been the better dancer but on the night she judged it on the dance...she was right to do so in my professional opinion because the other couple did a better dance off.

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Post by Onelife » 21 Dec 2017, 00:31

Oops!.......It should have read "personal opinion" but let's keep that to ourselves......wouldn't like David thinking l don't know what looks am talking about :thumbup: :D

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You're busted OL

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