The Voice

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  1. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    This is going to be so much better than AI! No stupid auditions.

    Frenchie Davis was just on and got picked by Xtina to mentor. No age limits and there can be duos or groups. Sort of like Xfactor.

    Woot. This is my Tuesday fun.
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    Crap! I forgot!! Maybe it will repeat but it should hopefully be online tomorrow.
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  4. Allen

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    I really wasn't expecting to like The Voice at all. I turned over right when the couple was singing Falling Slowly and I was instantly hooked. I really like the format of the show. I'm also digging the song choices we've seen so far. It seems like they have way more songs available than American Idol.
  5. Garden Kitty

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    What's the premise. What's the significance of the judges pressing their buttons and turning around?
  6. rfisher

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    They were great. I like it if more than one mentor is interested, the singer gets to choose who they think has the most to offer them.

    If the mentor likes the voice, they hit their button and turn around. Each mentor picks 8. Then those 8 compete against each other and it's narrowed to 4. Then it goes live for the audience to pick the winner from the final 16.

    Each contestant has already auditioned before the producers. They get a call back if they decide to let them go before the mentors. They aren't doing any bad, stupid auditions like AI (which I despise). They're going for talent and not humor. And NO stupid RYAN or RANDY.
  7. Allen

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    Okay, I was in no way expecting her to pick Cee-Lo
  8. Garden Kitty

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    So once a mentor gets 8, are they stopped from turning around and picking more? Will each judge definitely get 8?
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    I'm enjoying it so far. I haven't watched any Idol this season. I barely watched any Idol last season. It just hasn't interested me. But The Voice has held my attention this evening. I was quite surprised to see Frenchie Davis! It maybe wasn't the best song choice for her as I thought she sounded a little pitchy, but I'm glad Christina decided to coach her. :)
  10. Allen

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    I've been watching Idol, but this has made me not care about watching it.
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  11. rfisher

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    Yes. This week and next week are the initial picks. Then I guess they'll split the time among each mentor's groups as they work toward eliminating half of them.

    This is apparently modeled after a Dutch program.

    Screw AI.
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  12. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

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    I started watching this show after Glee ended (hate that Glee picked the ONE night I had something I wanted to watch at 9 PM to do an expanded show, LOL) and I've really enjoyed it. I remember seeing Frenchie on AI too and am happy to see her get picked by someone. I really enjoy this concept and I think they may be onto something here. :)

    Wait, is this on for two hours??! WHY is everything overlapping tonight?!? I watch Body of Proof at 10 PM. I hope NBC puts this show online so I can catch up! :wall: :fragile:
  13. rfisher

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    Too bad Scotty McCreey didn't do this show instead of AI. Blake Shelton could have told him not to make stupid faces and to hold the mic right. :lol:

    Part of the mentoring is stage presence as well as vocal training.
  14. rfisher

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    That was interesting. Country guy goes with Adam rather than Blake.
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    So if nobody picks them, are they just eliminated?
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    Don't worry. Tonight's episode repeats tomorrow at 9:00 p.m.
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    That's my understanding - didn't one of the first contestants not get chosen and was given encouragement to continue?
  19. Allen

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    Um, I'm in love with this version of Come As You Are
  20. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

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    Awesome!! Thanks for the info! *marks calendar* :D
  21. rfisher

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    She was awesome. Will she go with Adam or Xtina? :watch:
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    I can kind of see her working well with Adam. I don't think Christina is very creative or edgy, so I think she actually made the right choice
  23. rfisher

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    Awwwww......nobody turned around. At least she got to sing on national TV.
  24. Allen

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    She had a great voice, I have to say. I just didn't like that song choice.
  25. Garden Kitty

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    According to my tivo, it also repeats on Saturday at 6:00 PM on E
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    Thanks!
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    The 16 year old needs a bit of help with the high notes, but she's got a pretty cool voice.
  28. rfisher

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    I love the mentors.
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    Me too. This show is so much better than American Idol. The judges are great and I love the focus on talent.
  30. HeatherC

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    I just caught the guy singing the Bruno Mars song and I loved how Adam and CeLo turned around at the exact same time, LOL :lol: (He was great and I personally LOVE his hair!)
  31. rfisher

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    AI is dead to me. I really hope they get enough ratings to knock AI out of the market.
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    I agree. I've already set my tivo for this show.
  33. Allen

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    That's either the second or third time they've turned around at the exact same time.

    I'm not really crazy about any of these people as far as their music goes, but I'm liking them as judges quite a bit.
  34. Tesla

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    I still watch AI but I hope The Voice gets fantastic ratings. I'm not expecting huge ratings tonight but I hope word of mouth propells them in the coming weeks. A lot of people on Facebook are saying this is a better show.
  35. rfisher

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    The mentors are cracking me up.
  36. HeatherC

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    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this guy with the guitar. OMG, I'd buy his album tomorrow. I just got teary listening to him sing! *sniffle* :swoon:
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    Oh my god these judges are killing me. :lol: I love how you don't need to be a teenager to be a good singer.
  38. Garden Kitty

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    I agree - a good mix of people.
  39. rfisher

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    All the singers are incredibly talented. This is going to be so much fun to watch them improve. The competitive spirit between the mentors should really push them to push their teams to be awesome.
  40. rfisher

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    I can't wait to see what they're going to do with this woman. :lol: