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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2015, 10:15:57 PM »
Yeah, I like Hungary too, but it might not win. It might be too calm.

I have to watch and listen the recap very carefully to make up my mind.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2015, 10:54:01 PM »
Managed to vote by SMS but online and phone clogged. Ended up with votes for Hungary, Russia and Norway but forgot to vote for Sweden which I liked :(

Now getting more coffee before we go through the agony of results , always sorry for those countries that get less and less.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2015, 11:00:32 PM »
So, your five favorites are: Hungary, Russia, Norway, Sweden and...?

I think mine are (not necessarily in this order): Sweden, Hungary, UK, Estonia and Latvia.
Maybe... I'm still not sure. :-\

Sorry, no Australia in my top five. ;)

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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2015, 11:17:08 PM »
Thanks for the coffee ;D  I liked UK because ijust love that style but they're ot doing well. Disappointed w Guy Sebastian and think he'll get votes for novelty of being included. He has done far far better songs and performances in past. We seem to have chosen some favourites and my forgetting Swedendoesn't matter plenty others voted. Wondering how Oz votes will end up
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2015, 11:49:49 PM »
Seems like Sweden took it. And yes, UK isn't doing well, nor is Hungary.

I think Australia did OK, but yeah, there might have been some "courtesy votes" in there.
There have been rumours that Australia would be accepted as a regular participant, so maybe you get another chance. :)
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2015, 11:53:41 PM »
Many thanks for your company AAV, it was fun and very happy with the result. Hope you get a good sleep now ;D ;D
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #21 on: May 24, 2015, 12:04:09 AM »
My pleasure, m'Lady. Maybe we do this again next year.  ;D

Right song won.

And since it's 2 am here, I'm pretty sure that falling asleep and sleeping in general won't be a problem.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #22 on: May 24, 2015, 01:51:07 AM »
I've never understood the appeal of Eurovision down here. I do wonder if it had something to do with Julia Zemiro's hosting on SBS, always loved her on Rockwiz. Technically Guy's not the first Australian to compete. Olivia Newton John represented Great Britain, and although she was born in the UK, she moved to Australia when was 6, and has always been recognised as an Aussie. Guy really should have sung the Vegemite song. I think that may be a winner.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #23 on: May 24, 2015, 03:25:47 AM »
You mean you and Lejays weren't out in Federation Square at 4.30am this morning, Elfy? I am so surprised ;)

Afraid Julia Zemiro made me very annoyed this morning, she talked over the top of the official hosts when scores were coming in and made rather snarky comments on clothes and styling all the way through. Not impressed with her or Sam Pang.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #24 on: May 24, 2015, 07:19:39 AM »
You mean you and Lejays weren't out in Federation Square at 4.30am this morning, Elfy? I am so surprised ;)

Afraid Julia Zemiro made me very annoyed this morning, she talked over the top of the official hosts when scores were coming in and made rather snarky comments on clothes and styling all the way through. Not impressed with her or Sam Pang.
Sam Pang? Isn't he a footy commentator? I didn't even know it was on at Fed Square. We spent a chunk of the afternoon watching my nephew play football.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #25 on: May 24, 2015, 09:52:46 AM »
Technically Guy's not the first Australian to compete. Olivia Newton John represented Great Britain, and although she was born in the UK, she moved to Australia when was 6, and has always been recognised as an Aussie.
Johnny Logan, two-time Irish winner of the contest (well three if you count the song he composed), was born in Australia. And there have been some others with Australian background. And I believe Guy wasn't even born in Australia. ;)

And, no, I'm not a walking encyclopedia of Eurovision song contest; the Finnish commentators brought all this to my attention. ;D
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #26 on: May 24, 2015, 10:23:12 AM »
You mean you and Lejays weren't out in Federation Square at 4.30am this morning, Elfy? I am so surprised ;)

Afraid Julia Zemiro made me very annoyed this morning, she talked over the top of the official hosts when scores were coming in and made rather snarky comments on clothes and styling all the way through. Not impressed with her or Sam Pang.
Sam Pang? Isn't he a footy commentator? I didn't even know it was on at Fed Square. We spent a chunk of the afternoon watching my nephew play football.

I reckon we would have had more fun at Fed Square...  ;)

Never been really interested in Eurovision, but I'm not overly musical anyway.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #27 on: May 24, 2015, 12:37:29 PM »
Belgium 4th place, beat Australia, so I can tease all my aussie friends about it :D

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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #28 on: May 24, 2015, 02:36:52 PM »
Just watched Sweden's winning song on YouTube. The cartoon interaction was really fun. The song was nice, too.

Can someone list off the, say, top 5? I'll watch those.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015
« Reply #29 on: May 24, 2015, 05:09:04 PM »
You mean the official top 5, right? If so:
Sweden
Russia
Italy
Belgium
Australia

I'm sure you can find those from youtube without me giving you direct links. (Sorry, I really need to go eat something.)  ;)
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