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2012 US Figure Skating Calendar

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Sylvia, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

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    Reposting from the US Men's thread in the Trash Can:
    :eek: Can anyone who has received this calendar confirm? Is this calendar only sent to USFS' Friends of Figure Skating supporters?

    ETA link to a tweeted photo (Dornbush/June): http://twitter.com/#!/MelindaCamp/status/140888140515782656/photo/1
     
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2011
  2. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness pork cutlet bowl fatale

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  3. merrywidow

    merrywidow Well-Known Member

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    I noticed it too when I received my calendar. I believe you have to be a Friends of FS supporter to receive this calendar. Your membership includes 10 issues of Skating mag.
     
  4. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

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    Are you sure it's the 2012 calendar and not the 1984 calendar?
     
  5. gkelly

    gkelly Well-Known Member

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    Was whoever put together those backgrounds and captions someone who doesn't actually follow the sport? Maybe they looked at a listing of the 2011 Nationals long program results, or a listing of the returning skaters in order of last year's rankings, and incorrectly inferred the medal results from that incomplete information?
     
  6. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    MAybe there was a facebook campaign to make dornbush the champ. :lol:
     
  7. Jenna

    Jenna Well-Known Member

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    That sounds likely, since Dornbush and Miner were 1st and 2nd in the FS.
     
  8. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    And, as I mentioned in the other thread, they have both Rachael and Mirai winning the silver medal.
     
  9. Carolla5501

    Carolla5501 Well-Known Member

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    UMM... doesn't USFS read or prooF:lol:

    And to think they wasted the money you donate on this :rolleyes:
     
  10. Wyliefan

    Wyliefan Well-Known Member

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    You caught me! :D

    Seriously -- wow. I know nobody's perfect, but these are some MAJOR bloopers.
     
  11. TanithandBenFan

    TanithandBenFan Author of the Ice and Edge Series

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    They also didn't include Agnes in the calendar, while they included the pewter medalists in men's and pairs (Hubbells weren't in it since they split).
     
  12. Pierre

    Pierre New Member

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    Is Ryan Bradley in this calendar?
     
  13. LilJen

    LilJen Reaching out with my hand sensitively

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    Maybe Ryan asked for Ricky and Ross to be moved up one place. And Ryan appears as the platinum medalist elsewhere?? :D Those are some seriously embarrassing mistakes.
     
  14. centerpt1

    centerpt1 Well-Known Member

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    They probably use the same proofreader as Icenetwork
     
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  15. overedge

    overedge Janny uber

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    Nooooo! How dare you suggest that anyone other than PLUSHY is worthy of a platinum medal :rofl:
     
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  16. TanithandBenFan

    TanithandBenFan Author of the Ice and Edge Series

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    No, it includes only skaters who are still competing.
     
  17. ryanbfan

    ryanbfan Active Member

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    :eek: Flop calendar is a flop.

    I'll be giving Ryan his 2011 national title back now.
     
  18. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    Except for Caydee and John...:rolleyes:
     
  19. Mayra

    Mayra Well-Known Member

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    :confused: Why would they include Caydee and John? They're a brand new time that has yet to compete at Nationals.
     
  20. crzesk8dad

    crzesk8dad Well-Known Member

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    Because USFS plays favorites......:rofl:
     
  21. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

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    BTW, I was informed that Ryan Bradley received an apology from someone at USFS headquarters for the calendar error re. Dornbush's "2011 U.S. Champion" title.
     
  22. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    I meant Caydee who was the bronze medalist with Jeremy Barrett and John who was Natl champ with Caitlin..
     
  23. ryanbfan

    ryanbfan Active Member

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    He also tweeted about it, ish.