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    2012-2013/14 Short Dance News

    The Juniors can include Hip Hop in their SD's as indicated in the IceNetwork article below. The skaters have to check the lyrics for obscenities...can't wait for that!

    For the Seniors, the Yankee Polka can be combined with any style of Polka, March or Waltz rhythm

    The 2013/2014 senior dance is the Finnstep.

    http://www.icenetwork.com/news/artic...&vkey=ice_news
    Last edited by sk9tingfan; 02-29-2012 at 09:34 PM.

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    Any chance you can edit "Short Dance" into your thread title?

    ETA: Thanks for doing it!
    Last edited by Sylvia; 02-29-2012 at 10:31 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylvia View Post
    Any chance you can edit "Short Dance" into your thread title?
    Consider it done!

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    I've only seen one skater manage to do hip hop on ice well - Daisuke Takahashi. The others I've seen haven't just been bad, they've been awful. This should be... interesting.

    If anyone's seen any actual good hip hop on ice, and could provide a link, I'd be grateful. Because most of the stuff I've seen has been horrible.
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    And so, dear Lord, it is with deep sadness that we turn over to you this young woman, whose dream to ride on a giant swan resulted in her death. Maybe it is your way of telling us... to buy American.

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    Finnstep!!! I can't wait!

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    Interesting - thanks for the information.
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

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    Who could ever forget this...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYlc_Or6vgg

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    Quote Originally Posted by rosetintmyworld View Post
    Who could ever forget this...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYlc_Or6vgg
    Never saw that before, too bad I couldn't have kept it that way.
    Quote Originally Posted by sk9tingfan View Post
    The Juniors can include Hip Hop in their SD's as indicated in the IceNetwork article below. The skaters have to check the lyrics for obscenities...can't wait for that!

    http://www.icenetwork.com/news/artic...&vkey=ice_news
    What, and ruin all the fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sequins View Post
    What, and ruin all the fun.
    Looking forward to lots of music deductions.

    Although how do they handle the use of the word "pussy" in a hip hop song?
    When you are up to your arse in alligators it is difficult to remember you were only meant to be draining the swamp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aussie Willy View Post
    Looking forward to lots of music deductions.

    Although how do they handle the use of the word "pussy" in a hip hop song?
    Only allowed if skaters are costumed as Cats.

    Quote Originally Posted by rosetintmyworld View Post
    Who could ever forget this...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYlc_Or6vgg
    memo to Camerlengo et al: keep Massimo far far away from Juniors doing Hip Hop.
    Last edited by centerpt1; 03-01-2012 at 01:09 AM. Reason: addition

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    I don't know which will be more campy: Junior doing hip-hop or Seniors doing polka.

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    Sounds horrendous. And yet, I am disappointed it's just juniors.

    Waltz is an option next year again? Hopefully the dances will evoke the "Memories of a Grand Ball" OD from 2003, which I loved (I know that's an unpopular opinion).

    Finnstep for the Olympics sounds decent.

    So will we get any comments that these dances were chosen to favor Davis & White, like when some people thought the choice of tango in Vancouver was rigged for DomShabs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hlp728 View Post
    I don't know which will be more campy: Junior doing hip-hop or Seniors doing polka.
    Polka- no contest

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    No one will be able to do hip hop as well as the queen. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rm1Fo0dH-9c

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    This is perfect news.

    Hiphop, swing and blues for juniors next season?

    And Yankee Polka for seniors AND then Finnstep for the Olympic season? Absolutely perfect.

    The only was the part about waltz going together with Yankee Polka. I pray most teams will just stick with the polka.
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    I remember Hoffman/Zavozin's hip hop. I saw that and just went,

    Spoiler

    [cut for profanity, but man, that thing suck... erm, was not very good. And I like Max and Nora. But oy. There was no hip in that hip hop.]
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    And so, dear Lord, it is with deep sadness that we turn over to you this young woman, whose dream to ride on a giant swan resulted in her death. Maybe it is your way of telling us... to buy American.

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    I'll throw my support behind any team that does "My Neck, My Back", or anything by 2 Live Crew. Bonus points if they do Riskay's "Smell Yo ****".

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    Quote Originally Posted by CantALoop View Post
    I'll throw my support behind any team that does "My Neck, My Back", or anything by 2 Live Crew. Bonus points if they do Riskay's "Smell Yo ****".
    I wish someone would have the guts. Give it to the seniors and a team ready to retire should do something 'proper' all season and show up at Worlds and.......that would be 'gold'!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aussie Willy View Post
    Although how do they handle the use of the word "pussy" in a hip hop song?
    Wear cat suits

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    Emmanuel Sandhu had an awesome exhibition to Hip Hop music a few years back.

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