WTT- MEN PREDICTIONS

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by haribobo, Apr 7, 2012.

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MEN who will finish top 3/medal?

Poll closed Apr 15, 2012.
  1. Florent Amodio

    8.6%
  2. Brian Joubert

    34.1%
  3. Adam Rippon

    1.6%
  4. Jeremy Abbott

    26.5%
  5. Zhan Bush

    1.6%
  6. Sergei Voronov

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Paolo Bacchini

    1.1%
  8. Samuel Contesti

    2.2%
  9. Patrick Chan

    91.9%
  10. Kevin Reynolds

    1.6%
  11. Takahiko Kozuka

    25.4%
  12. Daisuke Takahashi

    87.6%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. haribobo

    haribobo Well-Known Member

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    Woohoo!
     
  2. t.mann

    t.mann New Member

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    my choice : Chan, Abbott, Kozuka
     
  3. bbkenn

    bbkenn Well-Known Member

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    Chan, Takahashi & Joubert.
     
  4. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

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    I wish it would be: Abbott, Kozuka, Takahashi, but I have a feeling it will end up being: Chan, Takahashi, Amodio.

    I expect Abbott and Kozuka will suffer from lower PCS due to their disappointments at Worlds, no matter how they skate.
     
  5. spikydurian

    spikydurian Well-Known Member

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    Can I have different skaters (whom I like too) who did not medal at Worlds medal at this event? If so, they are Kozuka, Brian and Jeremy (in no particular order).
     
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  6. mia joy

    mia joy New Member

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    Is this the official entries already?

    The best part is that most of these guys are completely unpredictable. Of course what we can predict is that Chan will be on the podium, most likely he will win. The rest is an open case. Takahashi is my guess and then we have Kozuka, Joubert, Amodio. I somehow don't believe in Abbott.
     
  7. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    My favorite is Jeremy Abbott. But my vote goes to the same skaters as yours. ;)
     
  8. VarBar

    VarBar Well-Known Member

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    Who was it that voted for Bacchini or Bush finishing on the podium? lol
     
  9. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

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    The same person who voted for Maé Bérénice Méité in the Ladies' poll.

    And, yes, he has a wonderful sense of humor.
     
  10. merrywidow

    merrywidow Well-Known Member

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    Chan, Takahashi, Kozuka
     
  11. love_skate2011

    love_skate2011 Well-Known Member

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    :rofl: poor Voronov has no votes
     
  12. elle123

    elle123 Member

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    I picked the same.
     
  13. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    I picked Chan (is there anyone that did not?), Takahashi (I still believe he is hit or miss) and Joubert (more for sentimental reasons than anything else).

    Even though this is kind of a meaningless competition after worlds (at least to me), Jeremy has a great chance to redeem himself here. The skater he is likely to replace on the podium is Joubert, but he is capable of beating Takahashi too. He could beat Chan only if he skated two perfect programs and Chan had at least 6 mistakes total (SP+LP).
     
  14. centerpt1

    centerpt1 Active Member

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    I picked Chan, Takahashi and Kozuka.

    (love Abbott, but it's the end of the season, and he's never his best so late)
     
  15. blue_idealist

    blue_idealist Well-Known Member

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    Chan, Takahashi, and Joubert, the first two almost a sure bet and probably Joubert in 3rd or even 2nd the way things have been going lately. If not Joubert, then Amodio but hopefully Joubert!
     
  16. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    I think Chan, Takahashi, and Abbott. Abbott is due for another good competition and skating well he will easily beat Joubert and Kozuka (even if Kozuka himself has a better competition) and has capability to beat Takahashi as well.
     
  17. jettasian

    jettasian New Member

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    My wish, Chan, Joubert and an unknown. Now that'd be AWESOME podium!
     
  18. clarie

    clarie Well-Known Member

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    Here's hoping that Patrick has a marvelous skate at WT and breaks his own records :). I sure do hope those of us in Canada will have some sort of "feed" to watch.
     
  19. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    Considering Chan's record scores were set at Canadian Nationals when skating his best, the only place he has any hope to ever touch those scores again is Canadian Nationals.
     
  20. jettasian

    jettasian New Member

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    If he skates at the same level anywhere as his National, he wouldn't need to be at home to have those scores.
     
  21. judgejudy27

    judgejudy27 Well-Known Member

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    You are delusional (not that this wasnt already evident about you) if you think ANY skater would receive the same scores as they do at their Nationals for the exact same performances, especialy at Canadians which have doled out a ridiculous 135 for Dube & Davison, 144 for Rochette, and numerous other absurd scores. I wont even bother getting into Chan's comical scores at Nationals over the years, especialy in 2009 and 2010 when he wasnt even the Worlds top skater yet.
     
  22. Proustable

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    Since the ISU doesn't recognize Nationals scores, wouldn't his records be from Worlds 2011?
     
  23. VarBar

    VarBar Well-Known Member

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    ^Good question, Proustable.;)
     
  24. Polymer Bob

    Polymer Bob New Member

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    I think it will be Jeremy - Patrick - Brian.
     
  25. Jemestone

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    He's not going anyway. He has an injury.
     
  26. pinky166

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    Kovtun is going instead now. More His Oilyness Kiss N' Cry action to look forward to now :EVILLE:
     
  27. love_skate2011

    love_skate2011 Well-Known Member

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    so for Mororov in WTT
    has I/K, Leonova, Amodio, C/L and Kovtun now :scream:
    his Oilyness but maybe Leonova will rub her make up on his other cheek this time :rofl:
     
  28. pinky166

    pinky166 Well-Known Member

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    Yes and from what I have seen he is very handsy with Kovtun. Should be interesting...
     
  29. kittyjake5

    kittyjake5 Well-Known Member

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    I voted for Patrick, Dai and Brian. But would not be suprised if Jeremy or Florent medal.
     
  30. johndockley92

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    Chan, Takahashi, Amodio!