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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #180 on: May 04, 2018, 05:44:28 PM »
Hey, I'm at this moment in the Eurovision Village in a central square of Lisbon, it's great ;D
Fantastic mood and it's still in 2 weeks - LOADS of tourists
And I even bought an official keyring hehe
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #181 on: May 08, 2018, 09:02:27 PM »
I'm actually watching the first semi-final: what has happened to me? :o
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #182 on: May 09, 2018, 06:23:05 AM »
The semi-finals here are clashing with the beginning of 10th MasterchefAU, so only managing a quick flick in between ads. I am on my own at weekend so will do my best to turn up on time for the European finals. We have a lovely Aussie lady called Jessica Mauboy representing us and hope she does well. ;D
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #183 on: May 09, 2018, 08:54:03 AM »
I'm actually watching the first semi-final: what has happened to me? :o
Oh bummer. I popped in here to see if anyone was watching/commenting when it started. But then I thought that why would anyone be watching the semi-finals and logged off.  ;D ::)

Then again, I watched it. :D   Well, at least I listened to it.
Don't really know what to say about the songs. I've been... let's say... musically distracted for the past couple of days, so yeah...
But I'm glad that the Finnish representative, Saara Aalto, made it to the final. She has a history of getting 2nd places in competitions, so let's see if she can break that streak and take the 1st place. Or... you know... the 3rd.  :P
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #184 on: May 09, 2018, 09:10:46 AM »
But I'm glad that the Finnish representative, Saara Aalto, made it to the final. She has a history of getting 2nd places in competitions, so let's see if she can break that streak and take the 1st place. Or... you know... the 3rd.  :P
I love her song, I think she was my favourite yesterday :D (and she's gorgeous :-[)

I can't understand the fuss about Israel except for the craziness...

And Cyprus was the local Beyonce, right? Earworm, though...

What do you think of the portuguese entry? It keeps growing on me

Did you like the hosts?
And how did the 'planet Portugal' translate abroad? He's a very famous local comedian who used to do those "David Attenburger" scenes ages ago, but not sure that foreigners understood the funny side.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #185 on: May 10, 2018, 01:51:40 AM »
I caught up last night with the first semi-final and glad Finland is in the final. We didn't see the Portuguese hosts, the breaks were filled in with the Australian hosts interviewing all the singers. The arena is great and seems it's more dark and shade with crazy lighting this year and less of the fire flashing I remember recently.

Because ABBA are getting back they have been re-capping them on that early Eurovision when they won with  Waterloo and the contrast in staging in 1974 with nowadays is huge. It was so cosy, pretty, no drama and on a tiny stage. ;D

Think Sandy Shaw singing barefoot was one of the most publicised happenings and some objected as it was disrespectful. ::)

I liked the Portuguese entrant and then watched with translation and Ooooh  it was dedicated to her Grandmother. And then the words nearly made me cry - definitely big fan. ;) Were there lots of pink wigs around in the village ScarletBea?

I liked the entrant for Finland, AAV, plenty of drama there but a bit terrifying, so impressed she keeps singing when she spins around. ;)

I will watch the second semi final tonight and then be up to date. looking forward to the final.
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #186 on: May 10, 2018, 08:18:04 AM »
I liked the Portuguese entrant and then watched with translation and Ooooh  it was dedicated to her Grandmother. And then the words nearly made me cry - definitely big fan. ;) Were there lots of pink wigs around in the village ScarletBea?
Yeah, LOADS ;D
And it's lovely, isn't it?
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #187 on: May 10, 2018, 10:06:46 AM »
But trouble is brewing from Deadpool :o
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #188 on: May 10, 2018, 10:34:57 AM »
Yeah, the Portuguese entry is pretty good. (Though I admit that I had to go and listen to it just now to remember it.  :-[ )

The hosts seemed ok, but then again I wasn't paying that much attention to them. I was, however, surprised to see that Daniela Ruah was one of them. Didn't know she was (or rather that her parents were) Portuguese.

I'm not going to lie, the Planet Portugal thing wasn't super funny to me. But, as a Eurovision song contest intermission funny bit, it was all right.  :)

I'm sorry for not paying enough attention to give better answers. As I said, I was (and I am even more now) distracted by (very silly/trivial and not at all serious) things. I may or may not write about it later. Probably not though, because it really is something quite silly when compared to all the serious issues of this world of ours.  :P

Nevertheless, I will try to watch the second semi-final tonight with the attention it requires.  ;)

But trouble is brewing from Deadpool :o
OMG! That's amazing.  ;D
I, for one, welcome our new moose overlor... I mean Canada to the contest.  ;)
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #189 on: May 10, 2018, 02:09:10 PM »
I'm sorry for not paying enough attention to give better answers. As I said, I was (and I am even more now) distracted by (very silly/trivial and not at all serious) things. I may or may not write about it later. Probably not though, because it really is something quite silly when compared to all the serious issues of this world of ours.  :P
Oh please, do share! Don't ever think your things are silly and trivial, they're important enough to you, so we also care :)
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #190 on: May 10, 2018, 08:24:21 PM »
Denmark: the first song I really like in this second semi :D

Someone on Twitter said he's Tormund from Game of Thrones - actually really similar ;D

Tormund:


Danish singer:
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #191 on: May 10, 2018, 08:43:01 PM »

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Sillyness

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Oh please, do share! Don't ever think your things are silly and trivial, they're important enough to you, so we also care :)

Well... if you insist:
Spoiler for Very serious business:
I'm quite worried about a person (-more than I really should be). I'm also, in a way, worried about other people who are also worried about said person (many of whom are more worried about that person than I am). I'm also a bit worried about some people who are associated with that first person.
Oh, and I don't know any of these people personally.

How's that for silly/trivial, Bea?  ::) ;)

If someone wants to try to guess, what the hell it is that I'm talking about, feel free to send me a PM. I can't promise any prize for the winner, though.  ;D

Edit: Honestly, it's nothing.  :)   Didn't mean to blow it out of proportion earlier.

Whoops, I was supposed to be concentrating on the second semi-final.  :D
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #192 on: May 10, 2018, 10:49:22 PM »
Deadpool weighs in on Eurovision:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgb8OB_G55I
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Re: Eurovision Song Contest 2015; 2016; 2017, 2018
« Reply #193 on: May 10, 2018, 10:53:53 PM »
"Sire, I had no need of that hypothesis." (Laplace)

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