SYTYCD July 6-7

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Allen, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

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    Thought I would go ahead and start tonight's thread. Who is watching?
     
  2. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    I will be in a little over 3 hours!!! :saint:
     
  3. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

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    Too bad you can't watch it at the same time as the rest of us!
     
  4. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    I know :(
     
  5. rjblue

    rjblue Re-registered User

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    I just got home- has anyone danced yet?
     
  6. FiveRinger

    FiveRinger Well-Known Member

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    I am still hoping to see something amazing. This season has not lived up to standard. Right now, for me, the best performances were the introduction of the top 20 four weeks ago.
     
  7. FiveRinger

    FiveRinger Well-Known Member

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    @ rjblue--not yet. Top 7 guys dancing first.
     
  8. TygerLily

    TygerLily Well-Known Member

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    I'm here!
     
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  9. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

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    Okay, I love Melanie and Marco, but they need to have to dance ballroom.
     
  10. rjblue

    rjblue Re-registered User

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    Justin Gyles? new choreographer. Seven stages of grief. Damien Rice. Prague.

    and...my daughter calls.

    Wonderful piece. Some of the guys really shone. I wish I could have attended more closely.
     
  11. TygerLily

    TygerLily Well-Known Member

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    Agreed.

    So should Ryan and Ricky as well as Alex and Sasha.

    Unlikely that there are three ballroom pieces this week, though. :(
     
  12. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

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    I think that group piece is the best piece of work danced this season so far. I hope we see other dances of that caliber tonight.

    I'd love to see something on par with Wade's Hummingbird piece or Sonya's Hallelujah piece tonight. I'd wish for a great ballroom piece, but I don't think there anyone left to dance one like Heidi, Pasha, Anya, Benji, or Lacey, etc.
     
  13. rjblue

    rjblue Re-registered User

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    Marco and Melanie- Ray Leeper-Jazz
    Wants it to be picturesque.

    Americano-Lady Gaga

    Um. Not what I was expecting. Horrid costuming. 2nd half really picked up for me. I liked him better than her. It almost felt like she was giggling during the number for the first part.
     
  14. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

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    They danced that really well, but it felt somewhat like a rip off of Sonya's "Tore My Heart" number for Ellenore and Jacob.
     
  15. rjblue

    rjblue Re-registered User

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    No one thought to tell me that TRAVIS is on the panel? Happy happy joy.

    And Cat is dressed like a mother-of-the-bride again. :(
     
  16. FiveRinger

    FiveRinger Well-Known Member

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    I couldn't put my finger on what bothered me about that routine and that's it. Similar style, coloring in the costumes, etc. None of which was there fault. Now I've got to YouTube Ellenore and Jacob--they were fab!

    And how are Sasha and Alexander doing hip hop again? Really?
     
  17. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness Happy Russian Hunger Games!

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    :swoon:

    I also really enjoyed the men's piece. Wish that there would have been more.
     
  18. my little pony

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    is the tree significant?
     
  19. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

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    Are all of the choreographers new tonight? That could be really interesting.
     
  20. rjblue

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    Sasha and Alexander - Hip-hop- missed the choreographer.
    To the Moon- Miguel

    That was either very easy choreography or they made it look really easy. It seemed like something beginner dancers could do.

    Carmen was very noncommital. Mary disliked it.
     
  21. TygerLily

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    Hmmm, is the bus headed for Alex?
     
  22. FiveRinger

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    That was a really flat performance by Sasha and Alex. I don't know who's respsonsible for that, but it wasn't good.
     
  23. TygerLily

    TygerLily Well-Known Member

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    Maybe the draws really are random. That's Tadd and whasherfaces's second waltz, wasn't it? I bet Sasha and Alex could have rocked that one...
     
  24. my little pony

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    that was pleasant in the first group in ice dance at nationals kind of way
     
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  25. rjblue

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    Jordan and Tadd- Toni Redpath- Smooth Waltz

    Nocturne- Secret Garden

    Not very waltzy, but a pretty seduction piece.
     
  26. PrincessLeppard

    PrincessLeppard Pink Bitch

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    Carmen is a disaster. :yikes:
     
  27. FiveRinger

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    I thought it was pretty. I am having such a hard time reconciling Jordan the wannabe Pussycat Doll with the fringy boobs to the girl we are seeing in these intro/backgeound pieces. Talk about a 180-degree turn! She's actually likeable now.

    Tadd is just too cute for words. He and Markko are just wonderful! I see them going to the end.
     
  28. TygerLily

    TygerLily Well-Known Member

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    Agreed on both counts! Jordan has grown on me these past couple of weeks. Er, not that I can remember her name or anything. :shuffle:
     
  29. rjblue

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    Clarisse and Jess - Justin...

    Light Through the Branches- Celesta Lear

    I wish my kids would stop distracting me. Dont' they know that watching television is important.

    I loved this dance. It was a great piece. I don't like either of the dancers though. I wish Melanie had had this piece.

    Justin Gyles- the STAR of the night. I hope they use him a lot.
     
  30. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

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    I knew she was going to be. She's a little more coherent than when she judged Rupaul's Drag Race, but she basically just parrots something one of the other judges says.