This or That: Olympic Edition

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by UMBS Go Blue, Nov 17, 2013.

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    Les Misérables


    Epic novels:

    Les Misérables
    OR
    War and Peace
     
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    War and Peace

    Polina Edmunds or Julia Lipnitskaya?
     
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    Polina Edmunds is better in every way, but that LP isn't a great vehicle.

    ETA...Les Mis. falling_dance knows how I lurve my Aunt Ruthie. :2faced:

    worse:
    people with no imagination
    or
    people with no work ethic
     
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    People with no work ethic.

    A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984): yay or nay?
     
  7. Dr.Siouxs

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    I watch it once a year. :lol:

    Favorite OES/OAS Skater we'll see at the Olympics.
    :watch:
    Michael Christian Martinez
    Misha Ge
    Jorik Hendrickx
    Alexei Bychenko
    Abzal Rakimgaliev
    Viktor Pfeifer
    Zoltan Kelemen
    Brendan Kerry
    Viktor Romanenkov
    Yakov Godorozha
    Javier Raya
    Paul Bonifacio Parkinson
     
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    rosewood Wheeee! Wonder babies!

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    Martinez and Rakimgaliev


    movies
    or
    novels
     
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    halffull Life is beautiful!

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    novels

    ereader
    or
    paper books
     
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    Tango, I wanted to say Norturne but the link wouldn't work for me.

    Same question :p
     
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    Giselle


    Lost
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    X-Files
     
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    X-Files. No contest for me.

    Roses
    or
    Lilies
     
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    Roses


    Mao
    OR
    Yuna
     
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    Yuna.

    Davis and White
    or
    Virtue and Moir
     
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    Weaver & Poje I think

    I'm surprised so few people seem to share this opinion, but I think Send in the Clowns and Adios Nonino are by far her best programs. Not necessarily due to the choreography itself but because it's the first time I've seen her so generous in her expression. Usually we see steely, icy resolve with a well placed smile or smirk. (Then again, I can't deny I was touched by Tango De Roxanne and Lark Ascending)

    Hot desserts
    or
    cold desserts
     
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    Humoresque (I have not seen Ave Maria in a competition yet)

    Carolina Kostner or Mao Asada?
     
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    Mao by a hair.

    Fave Obskure lady skating in Sochi
    Kerstin Frank
    Isadora Williams
    Elizavetě Ukolova
    Nathalie Weinzierl
    Anne Line Gjersem
    Nicole Rajicova
     
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    Rajicova.

    Carolina Kostner or Yu-Na Kim?
     
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    1) Kerstin Frank, on account of her consistency and big jumps.
    2) Kostner.

    Ladies who placed 25th-30th in Vancouver:

    Jenna McCorkell
    Miriam Ziegler
    Ivana Reitmayerová
    Isabelle Pieman
    Teodora Poštič
    or
    Anna Jurkiewicz?
     
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    Isabelle, because the only thing worth remembering was her backless catsuit. :sekret:

    Machida's sequined jumpsuits that would make Liberace blush, or Kat Witt's 1988 SP showgirl costume, feathers included? :gallopin1
     
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    What do you like about her? :) (One of the few singles I have not seen:()

    Carolina is a gift to our sport, truly deserving of a throne on Skating's Mount Olympus. :encore: And as I said I am moved by both of Yu-Na's programs this season. I believe her as an Artist.
     
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    I like Kerstin Frank too, she's like a Shirene Human prototype. :) And that Salchow is :kickass:


    I enjoy 4/6 of these skaters. Can you guess which? :D

    As far as "Favorites" I would go with Miriam Ziegler who had some exceptional stretch, good flow, and an awareness that there is music playing :lol:. I hope she has a better run at the Olympics this time around in Pairs. :kickass:
     
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    Now this is the kind of TOT entry I like. :respec: :inavoid: I wouldn't mind going jogging in a t-shirt inspired by Machida's costume. Kat's slutty OES voidz were legendary though.

    Do you believe the skater orders drawn at the Olympics are actually drawn randomly?
    :rolleyes: Yes.
    Yes, of course. :shuffle:
    I know they're not. :sekret:
    Probably not. :summer::skandal: :summer: :bribe:
     
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    She's the only one from your list that I have seen skate. :lol: I saw her for the first time in the short program at Europeans. I particularly liked her flow across the ice. She gets good height on her jumps and has a beautiful smile. :D

    :rolleyes: Yes.

    A :skandal at the Olympics: yay or nay? :shuffle:
     
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    one that captures the imagination of the public, hopefully. :lol:

    which event are you most nervous for?
    ladies
    pairs
    men
    dance?
     
  30. MikiAndoFan#1

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    Ladies! :cold:

    Same question, people.