Trankov's Yellow Pants

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  1. mojo

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    http://news.sportbox.ru/Vidy_sporta...sim-Tranikov-ZHeltie-shtani-ne-nravyatsya-sov


    Maxim Trankov answered about his yellow pants:

    "The pants are not totally finished yet, they will still be developed and the look will change. In general, it was the Soviet crtics who talked about the yellow pants, but the foreigners liked everything overall. It's just that there was no hippie movement in the Soviet Union when it was flourishing around the rest of the world, and its representatives had their own ideology and understandings, that, by the way, not everyone understood even then."
  2. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller President of Dick Button Appreciation Club

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    So FSUers who complain about the yellow pants are all based in Russia? LOL! Max needs a reality check.
  3. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the US. My mother -was- a hippie. The pants are fug.
  4. DaiKozOda

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    Oh boy... :lol:
  5. sap5

    sap5 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe it would be better if he wore Prince's yellow pants instead.
  6. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Spin Alissa Spin!!!

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    The yellow pants need sequins, sparkles and bedazzling. :D
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  7. Jiazumi

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    He should wear leggings, yellow mustard leggings. :mad:
  8. nuge

    nuge Well-Known Member

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    Can't believe the pants have their own thread :rofl:
  9. Iceman

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    If only that thread would unravel !!!!! lmao
  10. jenny12

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    I wonder what possessed them to skate to Jesus Christ Superstar in an Olympic season, let alone the yellow pants.
  11. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    I like JCS (always have) and I like the yellow pants. In fact, I think he should copy Voronov's red pants with the sparkly black mesh see-through top. :D
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  13. dinakt

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    I vote for yellow pants, as well. Or white pants and tie- dye rainbow shirt. Or any bright pants. I totally am behind the point that there is a funky element to the program, not all "St. Maxim's Passion".
  14. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    I was a hippie. I agree the pants are fug.
  15. ballettmaus

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    And here I was thinking I was the only one who thought "what the heck?" when I saw them :p
  16. DaiKozOda

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    :rofl:

    Well, it's a role that suits him. Your post reminded me of this quote "Mr. Trankov would make a perfect Catholic martyr in one of those old paintings where said martyr is being slowly disemboweled on a spiked wheel while praying to God, eyes upturned towards the heavens in fevered ecstasy" (http://morozombie.blogspot.pt/2012/03/worlds-2012-pairs-sp-recap.html)
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    This is the thread of today! I love FSU. :rofl:
  18. Casey2

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    Picture, please?
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    Sylvia Whee, summer club comps!

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    Good to know the truly important things are being addressed.
  22. AndyWarhol

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    Maybe they will be good luck, like Kulik's yellow giraffe costume.
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  23. leapfrogonice

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    My thought exactly. Plus, it keeps part of the discussion off of concern that their choreography is kind of disappointing. I mean, let's talk about the yellow frickin' pants!
  24. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    I've just had another look. Holy sh*t they're awful :scream:
  25. spikydurian

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    Yellow is a royal colour in some cultures. :glamor:
    Yellow is a prelude to gold! OGM for Trankov! :D
  26. orbitz

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    The pants look like sweat pants, and they give Trankov saggy butt. And we all know that Trankov does not have saggy butt.
  27. dots

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    but they accentuate all of his attributes....

    He's loving all the attention of course he's not going to change them! :encore:


    Keep them you sexy thing!
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  28. Aerobicidal

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    The pants make me feel empowered as a woman, and I'm not even a woman.
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  30. Kasey

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    Those pants make me want to run around the block 100 times. As an empowered woman.
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    The yellow pants clash with the colour of the shirt, in my opinion. All in all, this costume is not nearly as horrible as the one Hanyu is wearing in freeskate....
  33. Skittl1321

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    Did he change the oil in his car before performing? He's got black splotches all over the bottom of his shirt and pants.
  34. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

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  35. my little pony

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    i am surprised they dont have their own twitter account (yet)
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  36. Iceman

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    The contrast between his costume and her's is too much though and diverts too much attention away from the team as a team and from her.
  37. Vagabond

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    :wideeyes:

    If the original Russian-language is to be believed, he really did use the word "Soviet" -- "советские" -- not "Russian." I am astonished.

    As for his belief that there was no hippie movement in the Soviet Union, he really should learn a bit more about the social history of that period. There was a hippie movement, and the young people who participated in it took great risks to do so.

    http://mudonourfeet.wordpress.com/2013/05/31/soviet-hippies/
    http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/19...90219_1_soviet-society-long-hair-soviet-union
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_hLkWF7G7M
    http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=38639

    As for the yellow pants, where are Stacy and Clinton when they are needed? :scream:
  38. FunnyBut

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    It takes some really awful clothes to make someone as stunning as Trankov look bad. These pants have suceeded. :runs:
  39. LilJen

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    I didn't think JCS was hippie--more disco/rock. Maybe they're confusing it with Godspell? Which, heaven help us if they go THAT costuming route. . .
  40. kirkbiggestfan

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    She is a sexy half naked Marie-Magdeleine and all we talk about is his saggy pants?