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    Quote Originally Posted by Iceman View Post
    Hippie or no hippie, Jesus would have worn only white (Ecclesiastes 9:8 ) and pants were not worn during that time. Trankov should wear just a white tunic if historical correctness is desired, which I suspect it isn't.
    And JCS didn't strive for historical accuracy in the first place. They are recreating elements from the original stage play and movie, not the Biblical story.
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    Instead of just plain yellow, I think he should go with "lots of color" on his pants. Be bold and stick out.
    http://pridepants.net/photos/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiro View Post
    Trankov himself has given them a thumbs up!
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    He knows about it lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skittl1321 View Post
    But Trankov isn't playing Jesus.

    Is he playing Judas, then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rfisher View Post
    And JCS didn't strive for historical accuracy in the first place. They are recreating elements from the original stage play and movie, not the Biblical story.
    It is loosely based on the Gospel accounts though.

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    Erm. I have chinos that exact yellow.

    I really like them. They're so snug.

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    If the goal was to shift discussion away from the shittiness of the actual program by distracting everyone with the pants, well played Maxim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by navire View Post
    I think the Pants feel very lonely. They need some lovely partner-skirt.
    I think this post wins for best post on FSU for 2013.

    I also think in one of the pictures, the pants looked good while in the rest of the pictures they looked the wrong shade of yellow to really go with both outfits. So I suspect they look better in person than in pictures as sometimes happens.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iceman View Post
    Is he playing Judas, then?
    I would think he's aiming higher than thirty pieces of silver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kasey View Post
    Trankov himself has given them a thumbs up!
    I like his sense of humour!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaiKozOda View Post

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliasJohnDoe View Post
    Instead of just plain yellow, I think he should go with "lots of color" on his pants. Be bold and stick out.
    http://pridepants.net/photos/
    Well, wouldn't THOSE cause quite the stir???
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    Screw the pants but that 'program'...

    I am already anticipating screaming and punching the table when they get showered with 9s for what for the most part is cross-overs into technical elements. It's Shen/Zhao 2010 all over again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
    Screw the pants
    It's not the pants that I am contemplating screwing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AliasJohnDoe View Post
    Instead of just plain yellow, I think he should go with "lots of color" on his pants. Be bold and stick out.
    http://pridepants.net/photos/
    Ha ha. But too much kaleidoscope color didn't exactly work for Robin and Aliona last season. Trankov's pants are cool I think. A pop of color and referencing the music's hippie era, as he mentioned. They're not too OTT.

    Moreover, and more importantly, Tat and Max are looking good with better music and choreo than last season IMHO. And they were heavily rewarded last season for not so great programs/ performances until of course they hit their stride at Euros and Worlds (still their last season's music and choreo weren't very impactful/ memorable). So obviously their scores will probably be through the roof this season even with any possible mistakes. And right now, they are looking stronger and more on stride to being error-free this season. I think Tat and Max have great chemistry together, but still have yet to carve out a unique identity on the ice (they are still somewhat jockeying with/ seemingly trying to follow in the footsteps of Savchenko/ Szolkowy's innovative moves and quirky uniqueness combined with the beautiful edges and line of the Russian tradition). I do think Tat and Max are finding their unique selves much better so far this season, yet I truly wish Tatiana would quit with copying the former trademark Aliona move of pre-performance hand-rubbing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
    Screw the pants but that 'program'...

    I am already anticipating screaming and punching the table when they get showered with 9s for what for the most part is cross-overs into technical elements. It's Shen/Zhao 2010 all over again.
    Quote Originally Posted by aftershocks View Post
    Moreover, and more importantly, Tat and Max are looking good with better music and choreo than last season IMHO. And they were heavily rewarded last season for not so great programs/ performances until of course they hit their stride at Euros and Worlds (still their last season's music and choreo weren't very impactful/ memorable).
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    I still think that Ondrej Hotarek's yellow pants are so much worse. Please watch their short program from Lombardia Trophy as proof...

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    Tweeted by U.S. pair skater Nathan Bartholomay today :
    'Nuff said @Trankov_jr @trankovspants #SA2013 http://pic.twitter.com/SqDRmflUse
    Trankov on his yellow pants : http://web.icenetwork.com/news/2013/10/20/63188258
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