Olympic Champion SURVIVOR: Dance Round 1 (w/poll)

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by skateboy, Jul 20, 2012.

Who is the weakest link?

Poll closed Jul 24, 2012.
  1. Pakhomova/Gorshkov

    10 vote(s)
    4.9%
  2. Linichuk/Karponossov

    44 vote(s)
    21.4%
  3. Torvill/Dean

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Bestemianova/Bukin

    15 vote(s)
    7.3%
  5. Klimova/Ponomarenko

    2 vote(s)
    1.0%
  6. Grishuk/Platov

    3 vote(s)
    1.5%
  7. Anissina/Peizerat

    4 vote(s)
    1.9%
  8. Navka/Kastomarov

    63 vote(s)
    30.6%
  9. Virtue/Moir

    65 vote(s)
    31.6%
  1. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

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    Okay, now for the Olympic Champion SURVIVOR!

    The rules are: vote for the weakest link. For the first TWO rounds, we'll eliminate the bottom two. After that, one at a time. Other than that, there are no rules.
     
  2. Cherub721

    Cherub721 YEAH!

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    V&M with more votes than Linichuk.... ooooook. :rofl: :rofl:

    I hope Pahkmova & Gorshkov stay another round. Their only FD I've seen is Masquerade Waltz, but it's so brilliant.
     
  3. satchelpooch318

    satchelpooch318 New Member

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    Someone actually voted for Klimova and Ponomarenko??? Really? I guess...
     
  4. Macassar88

    Macassar88 Well-Known Member

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    How are Virtue and Moir getting so many votes?
     
  5. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

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  6. bbkenn

    bbkenn Well-Known Member

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    They are D&W fans? :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  7. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    Linichuk & Karpanasov are by far the weakest. The only reason they probably wont be voted out yet is nobody even remembers them.
     
  8. gingercrush

    gingercrush New Member

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    Torvill & Dean should win this. The only ones that even come close and I wouldn't mind winning are Klimova & Ponomarenko. I like Grishuk & Platov but those two teams are just too special.

    And I'm hoping the French team go early as I don't admire them. Oh and poor Virtue & Moir. They don't stand a chance no matter how good they actually are.
     
  9. pollyanna

    pollyanna playing the Glad Game

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    ^^^This.

    Well, no, not in my case at least. Virtue & Moir get my vote because they bore me to tears. :yawn: At least Linichuk and Karpanosov made me LMAO.
     
  10. crankyintheAM

    crankyintheAM Member

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    That's exactly how I feel about V/M :shuffle:
     
  11. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Navka/Kostomarov. No long rationale, since I'm tired of explaining how boring I find them.

    Virtue/Moir second-last at this stage?! SERIOUSLY? Did Scott Moir's WTT comments offend people THAT much?
     
  12. ~tapdancer~

    ~tapdancer~ Well-Known Member

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    Nope, didn't bother to even vote. T&D should win this hands down, the rest don't even come close, imo. Well, perhaps K/P but even they are a distant second.
     
  13. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    I had to go watch the Linichuk/Karponosov FD from 1980 out of curiosity. All I can say is zzzz, and the posters who said Regoeczy and Sallay should have won were right!
     
  14. Taso

    Taso Well-Known Member

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    Watch Moiseeva & Minenkov's FD though, from the same event - that should have beaten them both, at least in that portion. Also, I would recommend watching any CDs or OSPs before you make the judgment on 1980 Olympics, because I felt that L&K's were way better than their competition's.
     
  15. Candace

    Candace New Member

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    I don't think it matters what Moir says or doesn't say, I think some people just don't like their skating style and find it boring. He doesn't make himself especially likeable by saying stupid "spoiled child" statements, but that's something else, to be discussed on another thread, maybe.
     
  16. Candace

    Candace New Member

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    Oh, yeah, and I love K/P and want them to win!
     
  17. DORISPULASKI

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

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    L&K had excellent CD's, but I don't think I've ever seen the OSP's from the 1980 Olympics. Going to look on youtube:.....

    I was only able to find L&K's OSP Foxtrot. They are still the stiffest dancers I've ever seen, although the dance has some very interesting moments.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vN6XQ0CbtU

    The commentary appears to be Canadian-I wonder whether other team's OSP's were broadcast? Does anyone remember.