Your Worst Moment As A Figure Skating Fan?

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by Maofan7, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. misskarne

    misskarne #408

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    Can we PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE keep this rubbish out of this thread and oh, I don't know, restrain it to the eleventy-billion threads squealing about it already?



    Anyway, I thought of a new one - watching Artur Gachinski's performances at Nice. :fragile:
     
  2. Prancer

    Prancer Jawwalking Staff Member

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    Keep it up and I will assume that this is an Olympic discussion thread.
     
  3. jiejie

    jiejie Active Member

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    Rubbish?
     
  4. lulu

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    Oh yes, I remember how much pressure Midori was under at those games.
     
  5. marialynn

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    midori-my all time favorite skater- she brought the technicals when the other ladies could barley(sp) manage a 3/3
     
  6. lulu

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    I absolutely loved Midori Ito, my favorite female figure skater of all time. Her jumps were magnificent, her triple axel historic, but she also had great footwork and presentation. Her SP from the 1988 Olympics is just perfection. I think it's great that she continuing to skate in ISU competitions on the adult circuit, it must be a wonderful experience for her competitors to skate on the same ice as the great Midori Ito.
     
  7. semogal

    semogal Well-Known Member

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    coming to the realization that figure skating isn't a sport, shouldn't be in the Olympics and that I have wasted the last 2 weeks of my life watching it
     
  8. marialynn

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    exactly- I always wondered what the other ladies thought when they saw what midori could do on the ice- they should have been ashamed:shuffle:
     
  9. iarispiralllyof

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    rollin mah eyes
     
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  10. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

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    One of the worst too : Fusar-Poly & Margaglio winning the World title in 2001...OMG...
     
  11. riveredge

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    worst moment as a figure skating fan? watching yuna in the kiss and cry looking up at her scores while listening to that horrible audience cheering.. russyaaa! russsyaaa!

    same here..:lol:
     
  12. immoimeme

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    Right now I can only think of three-
    Abt losing to Yagudin at euros
    Plushenko losing to Lysacek at Olympics
    D10 losing to Chan at worlds
     
  13. your_natal

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    Yuna kim lost to the judges.
     
  14. crs

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    that horrible country was the HOST of the Olys not your country lol! don't worry ,you will have plenty to go mad about in 2018 lol!
     
  15. Vash01

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

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    How awful that they were chanting the name of their own country! (sarcasm). Did you really expect them to chant "Korea...Korea..."?


    Yuna looked much more calm and dignified in the K&C than some posters here. She is a beautiful woman, a wonderful champion that many should emulate.
     
  16. escaflowne9282

    escaflowne9282 Well-Known Member

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    I think it was in poor taste for the audience to be chanting that after the performance of a foreign skater. I was also a bit disappointed at the lack of respect that was shown to many of the non-Russian athletes.
     
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  17. shady82

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    Totally agree.
     
  18. Vash01

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

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    In SLC after B&S's win someone made an ugly gesture at Anton, as he was heading to the medal podium. You don't think that's bad?
     
  19. CassAgain

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    Of course that's bad; it's awful--but it doesn't negate the less than gracious behavior from some of the audience in Sochi.
     
  20. ks777

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    Yeah Yuna was so dignified in the K$C. I was surprised she didn't look mad or sad but saw her crying later in the back stage on NBC.. that was so sad and I cried with her. It totally broke my heart.
     
  21. Prancer

    Prancer Jawwalking Staff Member

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    Is this an Olympic discussion? Because if it is, I need to move this thread.

    Second time I've said this; there won't be a third.
     
  22. escaflowne9282

    escaflowne9282 Well-Known Member

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    Vash, I was livid with the way B&S were treated during SLC, and I still remember a lot of the garbage they had to put up with. I still remember reading how they were treated in the athletes village, the Jay Leno monologue, Rosie O'Donnell's tantrums etc.

    I still have a bad taste in my mouth concerning NBC's coverage of that games 12 years later.

    Poor behavior has no country
     
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  23. Jessica

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    My worst moment as a FS fan was 1998 Worlds in Minneapolis. As we're checking into our hotel, Dick Button walks through the lobby. I got so excited and yelled "Hi Dick." He gave me a very rude stare and walked away. I still hold it against him.
     
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  24. duane

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    Don't you think you're going a little overboard here? Discussions often verge off-topic, but that doesn't mean it should be moved. And, the Olympics are over in a few days. Afterwards, they can be discussed in this forum, no?
     
  25. misskarne

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    I am not a mod but I agree with Prancer. The whinging about the results is taking over every single goddamned thread on this board. Let's keep a few on topic, ey?
     
  26. lathaju

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    I remember Brian Orser's disappointment in not winning the Worlds in 1986 Geneva...
     
  27. IceDreams18

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    Number 1 worst for me, when Grishuk and Platov split!

    Others

    Plushenko having to withdraw at this Olympics

    Michelle Kwan falling in Salt Lake

    Johnny getting judged unfairly in Vancouver

    Oksana Baiul suing Viktor Petrenko
     
  28. Prancer

    Prancer Jawwalking Staff Member

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    As long as the Olympic forums are there, that's where Olympic discussion belongs.
     
  29. sk8ingcoach

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    Just so everyone knows, the username Maofan7 gave me negative reputation points for simply saying that the "2014 fladies figure skating olympic gold medal has been made a mockery of"

    She is a Yuna hater so watch what you say unless u want negative rep
     
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  30. orientalplane

    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    Perhaps she was criticising your grammar?

    Midori falling in the SP in Albertville was probably the worst moment for me. I had only just started watching, but I knew that finishing outside the top three in the SP was disastrous if you were a contender for gold. There have been quite a few other bad moments, though. :lol:
     
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