Eurovision 2014 in Beautiful Copenhagen

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by allezfred, Nov 27, 2013.

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  1. Finnice

    Finnice Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, Allezfred. No Wurst today. I am surprised about Italy, and that Finland did reasonably well.
     
  2. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    Italy surprised me too, but for once I picked the same winner as FSU. :cheer:
     
  3. MarieM

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    Whoohoo if only ! And wow, you guys like Moustache ? Come on it's ... not good at all :lol:
     
  4. DimaToe

    DimaToe Well-Known Member

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    I feel very :glamor: right now for my FSU country. I honestly thought Norway would get it.
     
  5. Hanna

    Hanna Wheeeeeeeeeee

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    I obviously don't share the musical taste of FSU at all. :lol: For me the winner was probably the most boring song of the competition. :drama: But it was fun as always! :cheer: Thanks Fred!
     
  6. Lara

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    The winner was in my top 3, so I'll take it. :)

    Based on the start order, we have a pretty decent chance of having picked the actual winner but will see.
     
  7. FarFarAway

    FarFarAway Choice is an illusion

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    No, just no. My heart is broken. My Slovenian lady, FSU doesn't love you :wuzrobbed
     
  8. Ziggy

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    I am positively surprised to see France in the top 10 and I am even more pleased that Sweden is outside the top 5 but you all suck not giving due credit to the wonderful Molly.

    I really didn't like the recorded version of "Calm After the Storm" but their live performance was brilliant so I am ok with the winner.

    It's brilliant. In hindsight, I should have given it 6 points and not Finland because they can't sing live at all.
     
  9. FarFarAway

    FarFarAway Choice is an illusion

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    The tune is catchy, but there's nothing behind it. They can't sing and hide all the drawbacks behind the wild show. It's basically as brilliant as Poland, voice abilities added.
     
  10. Ziggy

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    They definitely can't sing but fortunately they don't even try (it's talking and not singing in the technical sense of the word). It's an electronic dance song. A humorous and upbeat party track that is meant to be fun and I think that it works really well in that regard.
     
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  11. SHARPIE

    SHARPIE Hapless Board Owner Staff Member

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    Watched 'How to win Eurovision' on BBC last night :lol: and randomly decided that the best Eurovision song that never was would have been 'Im too Sexy' by Right Said Fred :)
     
  12. MarieM

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    Calm after the storm is kind of a Nashville song IMO. It could be on the show and would be spot on ;) That's probably a guilty pleasure :)

    As for Moustache, the lyrics are all but brilliant, and they can't sing or even talk to save their lives. They are trying to emulate Stromae (Check Formidable on youtube or Papaoutai) but noone can be like the Belgian little genius of that kind of music ;)
     
  13. allezfred

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    Voting order and spokespeople:


    Azerbaijan: (Sabina Babayeva)
    Greece: (Andrianna Maggania)
    Poland : (Pauliana Chylewska)
    Albania: (Andri Xhahu)
    San Marino: ( Michele Perniola)
    Denmark: (Sofie Lassen-Kahlke)
    Montenegro: (Tijana Miskovic)
    Romania: (Sonia Argint Ionescu)
    Russia: (Alsou)
    Netherlands: (Tim Douwsma)
    Malta: (Valentina Rossi)
    France: (Elodie Suigo)
    United Kingdom (Scott Mills)
    Latvia: (Ralfs Eilands)
    Armenia: (Anna Avanesyan)
    Iceland: (Benedikt Valsson)
    F.Y.R. Macedonia (Marko Mark)
    Sweden: (Alcazar)
    Belarus: (Alyona Lanskaya)
    Germany: (Helene Fischer)
    Israel: (Ofer Nachshon)
    Portugal: (Joana Teles)
    Norway: (Margrethe Røed)
    Estonia: (Lauri Pihlap)
    Hungary: (Éva Novodomszky)
    Moldova: (Olivia Furtuna)
    Ireland: (Nicky Byrne)
    Finland: (Redrama)
    Lithuania: (Ignas Krupavičius)
    Austria: (Kati Bellowitsch)
    Spain: (Carolina Casado)
    Belgium: (Angelique Vlieghe)
    Italy: (Linus)
    Ukraine: (Zlata Ognevich)
    Switzerland: (Kurt Aeschbacher)
    Georgia: (Nodi Tatishvili and Sophi Gelovani)
    Slovenia: (Ula Furlan)
     
  14. SHARPIE

    SHARPIE Hapless Board Owner Staff Member

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    Yay I'm beyond excited :cheer: already been making food for the party tonight :D

    Fred, poths I told Bazza we're over with you next year - Just saying like ;)

    Or if our house is finished, come here innit :D
     
  15. allezfred

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    I'll be in Belfast tonight. So strange being away for Eurovision!

    At least we got our annual "Talk to my c*nt" fix on Thursday night! :D
     
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  16. SHARPIE

    SHARPIE Hapless Board Owner Staff Member

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    Why will you be in Belfast?

    :rofl: 'That's why I came!'
     
  17. allezfred

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    Attending a :sekret: event tomorrow morning. ;)

    "I need your mother here, you'll be my butt....." :cheer:
     
  18. Ziggy

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    Again. It's a funny dance song that makes you (or at least me ;)) smile. They don't have to sing and the lyrics don't have to be clever. The purpose of the song is to make you shake your ass. They have a lot of charisma and stage presence and a kind of roguish charm, making it very clear that the song isn't meant to be taken seriously. As far I am concerned, it works.

    As for them supposedly trying to emulate Stromae, the electronic scene in France is pretty big and I am sure that they have had plenty of inspiration.

    I remember that in the past, a computer program would pick the voting order so that the winner would be revealed as late as possible, trying to maintain the tension until the end? Or did it just use past voting patterns?
     
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  19. allezfred

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    FSU Results for:

    Semi 1

    01. Netherlands 139
    02. Hungary 114
    03. Armenia 105
    04. Sweden 99
    05. Montenegro 91
    06. Ukraine 86
    07. Azerbaijan 84
    08. Albania 77
    09. Latvia 59
    10. San Marino 51
    11. Iceland 46
    12. Estonia 33
    13. Russia 33
    14. Moldova 30
    15. Portugal 30
    16. Belgium 25

    Semi 2

    01. Malta 111
    02. Ireland 109
    03. Israel 102
    04. Norway 95
    05. Finland 84
    06. Austria 82
    07. Slovenia 74
    08. Greece 68
    09. Romania 62
    10. FYR Macedonia 55
    11. Switzerland 54
    12. Poland 52
    13. Belarus 43
    14. Georgia 30
    15. Lithuania 23
     
  20. allezfred

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    It's based on the jury voting last night and yes it's formulated to keep the suspense as long as possible. Not many clues as to what is winning from it though.
     
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    Whee, thanks, allezfred! I'm very happy to see my douze points helped the winners :D.

    But I'm pretty sure that the FSU winner won't be the actual winner again ;).
     
  23. sweetsparky

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    I love the top three :cheer2: although I would be surprised too if our winner is the real winner, even if I hope the song to be in top5 :)
     
  24. Finnice

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    I don´t usually eat sausages, but we have some wurst for tonight. Mr. Finnice also bought some pop corn:D and Retsina to survive. I guess he is a secret Greece supporter.
    Dinner, sauna and Eurovision song contest - what could be better in a Saturday, when there is figure skating off season?
     
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  25. Eden

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    I love FSU top 10, beside Italy... for some reason its current year's entry did not impress me as well as it did in past years.
    It is always fun to participate in FSU-ESC poll.
    Thanks, allezfred!
     
  26. DimaToe

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    One more hour :cheer: I live in a place where a certain something is now legal. So i'm guessing the final will be a whole lot more fun while :hat1: :p
     
  27. skatefan

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    Sensational :cheer2:
    I'd never seen anything like it.

    Still makes me a little teary eyed :lol:
     
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