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This has to win...

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by andyoxon, 25 Feb 2008.

  1. andyoxon

    andyoxon Veteran

  2. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Methinks they're not taking the competition at all seriously....;)
     
  3. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    people are going to be gutted if their entry gets less than that one!
     
  4. OP
    OP
    andyoxon

    andyoxon Veteran

    Yes, come to think of it - the fun is in how bad the serious entries are...well and Tel. :biggrin:
     
  5. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    I love Eurovision, shows the new Europe's true politics!
    Think you're right about the badness of some of the serious entries...when that seriousness becomes lost, the naievity goes, it'll all be over...un less we let-in some new countries of course...

    Albania 12 points
    Gaza Strip 10 points
    Chad 8 pints
    Tristan da Cuna 6 points
    North Korea 4 points
    Cuba 2 points
    England....nil points
     
  6. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    Location:
    middle of Norfolk
    Yes, the lyrics to Ireland's entry are funny. Methinks they know they're exracting the liquid bodily waste :smile:

    Ours, on the other hand, is a good soul song, cross between Sydney Youngblood's "If Only I could" and Madge's "Express Yourself" sung by someone who can sing. That, combined with the fact that Europe hates us, means it hasn't got a cat in hell's chance of winning!
     
  7. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    We're doomed...
    Ours is I agree well sung and performed but is a real dirge, if you can't hum it 5 mins after hearing it it's no good for Eurovision.
    Michelle Gayle should have one it...catchy, stupid, hummable...just can' figure the voting public...they have no brain.
    The only other viable alternative was the Eastern European Cyndi-lauper alike with the magnificent thighs...at least there was a story there.
    Feel desperately sorry for the winner, think he's a nice guy with talent, but humiliation's heading his way.
     
  8. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

  9. ufkacbln

    ufkacbln Guest

    Basically the whole thing is an expensive nightmare for any country that wins and I suspect the Irish are well aware of this!

    Thing is with all the political voting they might just win as they will be seen as a safe "blocking" vote to prevent another country gaining points.

    What does Terry Wogan say about this?
     
  10. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    Location:
    middle of Norfolk
    It's an expensive nightmare for us as we Brits actually partially fund the thing every year no matter what country it's in. This is why we have a guaranteed place in the final - even though the rest of Europe hates us :biggrin:
     
  11. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Shorts Adjustment Expert

    Location:
    Essex
    Pointless, senseless, waste of time IMO.
     
  12. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Location:
    York, UK
    Well, usually, by the end, he's senseless with giggles, and that's half the fun! I suspect the BBC TV box on the night has a liberally stocked drinks cupboard.

    I'd love to see the turkey win - the Irish have tried to lose before, to little avail. I think there should be more wierd and wonderful acts, they are the fun bit - that Finnish Deathmetal group, and the same year I think, the Albanian entry was four blokes in suits and trilbies who chanted "we are the winners, of Eurovision, Vote for the winners, of Eurovision..." Classic. And I think they came about 5th?
     
  13. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    i think the public chose the wrong person to represent the Royaume Unis.

    they had a choice of either 60's shimmy or czech pornstar lookalike, both very eurovision and chose neither.

    idiots.
     
  14. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Location:
    York, UK
    That's the trouble. The British choose a song they like, they never think about whether it's a "Eurovision" song. I think this translates to the rest of Europe as taking it too seriously, and a bit dull.
     
  15. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

    a singing binman though…

    i hope he goes dressed as same ;)