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haribobo
01-27-2012, 04:10 PM
This move after the end of the program is starting to drive me crazy. It looks so undignified and really ruins any aura/mood the program just created. I especially hate when they do it the second their program ends without even holding the end pose. We all know you made a mistake you didn't meant to make, now save your reaction for backstage please. :shuffle:

julieann
01-27-2012, 04:27 PM
This move after the end of the program is starting to drive me crazy. It looks so undignified and really ruins any aura/mood the program just created. I especially hate when they do it the second their program ends without even holding the end pose. We all know you made a mistake you didn't meant to make, now save your reaction for backstage please. :shuffle:

Those are the reactions I live for! :lol:

Besides they are done performing, how they act after that is just a skater being human. I wouldn't be able to hide my disappointment either if I worked so hard and saw it go down the drain in 4 minutes. Especially if it were at the Olympics or Worlds.

elle123
01-27-2012, 04:36 PM
Those are the reactions I live for! :lol:

Besides they are done performing, how they act after that is just a skater being human. I wouldn't be able to hide my disappointment either if I worked so hard and saw it go down the drain in 4 minutes. Especially if it were at the Olympics or Worlds.

I agree. It's good to see the more human/emotional side of skaters.

haribobo
01-27-2012, 04:36 PM
On the flip-side, you work hard to learn that choreo and pay your choreographer all that money, only to ruin the end of the program with a facepalm...

Skittl1321
01-27-2012, 04:43 PM
On the flip-side, you work hard to learn that choreo and pay your choreographer all that money, only to ruin the end of the program with a facepalm...

Well they only do it if they already ruined the program...

I like seeing how a skater reacts. I love the pumped fists, and am so sad for them when you can tell they are disappointed. Of course, I see them as athletes first, and artists second.


I do wonder how much of it influences the judges though. Seems dumb to let them know you are disappointed.

julieann
01-27-2012, 04:55 PM
Well they only do it if they already ruined the program...

I like seeing how a skater reacts. I love the pumped fists, and am so sad for them when you can tell they are disappointed. Of course, I see them as athletes first, and artists second.


I do wonder how much of it influences the judges though. Seems dumb to let them know you are disappointed.

I agree; they already messed up, the reaction is of little consequence. But I doubt the judges even care, they don't watch the bows from what I see.

haribobo
01-27-2012, 05:00 PM
Well sometimes its only a simple thing like a double instead of a triple. It ruins it so much more to give up on the intended choreo than to just move on from the mistake so you are still giving the best performance you can. I admire skaters that don't pull that move.

Skittl1321
01-27-2012, 05:08 PM
The performance is already over by the time they do this.

Or have you actually seen a skater do a face-palm after a bad jump, before moving on to the next element?

berthesghost
01-27-2012, 05:17 PM
Id gladly watch them all do the face palm if it meant never having to see the the fist pump(Joubert), the "TA-da!" face (Emily Hughes), the hysteric crying jag (baiul) and the screech (Tara) etc...

haribobo
01-27-2012, 05:19 PM
Id gladly watch them all do the face palm if it meant never having to see the the fist pump(Joubert), the "TA-da!" face (Emily Hughes)

OMG yes, these moves work in certain programs but SO NOT in others :scream:

taf2002
01-27-2012, 05:26 PM
OMG yes, these moves work in certain programs but SO NOT in others :scream:

What programs do they work in? Ever?

julieann
01-27-2012, 05:28 PM
Are we talking about the K&C or the actual choreogrphy?

Skittl1321
01-27-2012, 06:27 PM
Are we talking about the K&C or the actual choreogrphy?

Based on the original post "after the end of the program" - I based my responses on - done with program, not yet off the ice. Usually as soon as their music ends, most skaters don't hold their ending pose for long.

julieann
01-27-2012, 06:39 PM
Based on the original post "after the end of the program" - I based my responses on - done with program, not yet off the ice. Usually as soon as their music ends, most skaters don't hold their ending pose for long.

That's what I though then someone brings up "hysteric crying jag (baiul) and the screech (Tara)" and that threw me off because I have never seen it on the ice. I still think after the ending pose of the music stops the program is over, so how they act is just human emotion. If they throw a fit during the program after a biffed element, that is pretty bad, but I don't see hardly at all.

Seerek
01-27-2012, 08:02 PM
any programs where there was an intentional facepalm in the choreography? ;)