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Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 29-09-2014, 09:01
Replies: 52
Views: 3,181
Posted By Linda_Dean
Ain't that the truth. But I would add it's only...

Ain't that the truth. But I would add it's only the non passive women who are vilified on here in the most histrionic of ways. In DS land, the contenders can be pretty, but they have to be non...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 29-09-2014, 08:47
Replies: 125
Views: 5,711
Posted By Linda_Dean
Peoples irrational and intense disike of someone...

Peoples irrational and intense disike of someone they have never met, and are never likely to know, is because it's something about him? Really? Lol.

For the record, I have no feelings for Kevin or...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 29-09-2014, 08:40
Replies: 118
Views: 13,031
Posted By Linda_Dean
Pleasantly surprised by Sunetra, Jake and Alison,...

Pleasantly surprised by Sunetra, Jake and Alison, they have potential to have the right mix of being naturally good enough, but not good enough so as to have room for growth, get better and have a...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 28-09-2014, 19:12
Replies: 28
Views: 2,742
Posted By Linda_Dean
WTF? If I remember correctly he gave her the...

WTF? If I remember correctly he gave her the lowest score of all the judge, and he did mention her flat feet. She didn't get particularly high scores, and a 6 with a couple of 7's was about right....
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 21-08-2014, 19:24
Replies: 75
Views: 6,487
Posted By Linda_Dean
Agreed, but I would add it was one of the best...

Agreed, but I would add it was one of the best shows ever, regardless of genre.
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 21-08-2014, 16:14
Replies: 135
Views: 10,628
Posted By Linda_Dean
I've been watching this on Amazon, but trying to...

I've been watching this on Amazon, but trying to stay a few episodes behind. The first couple of episodes started off promising, but it all seems to be turning a bit formulaic and clichéd. Formulaic...
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 21-08-2014, 15:57
Replies: 75
Views: 6,487
Posted By Linda_Dean
It was great to see Farscape on TV again, it's my...

It was great to see Farscape on TV again, it's my favourite TV show, and the show that opened my eyes to Sci-fi. But rewatching it again, I agree it seemed to fizzle out a little bit part way...
Forum: Showbiz 08-05-2014, 18:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Linda_Dean
I followed Beagle 2 for years before launch. I...

I followed Beagle 2 for years before launch. I was studying for a degree in physics with the OU at the time, and am a keen amateur astronomer. I remembering being very excited about this mission.

I...
Forum: Showbiz 08-05-2014, 18:48
Replies: 49
Views: 5,730
Posted By Linda_Dean
These threads are pointless, and end up being a...

These threads are pointless, and end up being a circle jerk of validation and invalidation. Or to put it better, people wanting others to like what they like... and the inevitable unpleasant and...
Forum: Showbiz 08-05-2014, 18:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Linda_Dean
Indeed he was. This is not really the right...

Indeed he was. This is not really the right forum, wrong audience in here. This place is more for the trash mag crowd.

I am still sad we never saw the fruits of Beagle 2. But it was an amazing...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 23-02-2014, 15:23
Replies: 55
Views: 7,806
Posted By Linda_Dean
Why not? It's her career, she's not a charity...

Why not? It's her career, she's not a charity worker. If you were offered two jobs, similar in specs, but one is offering more money, then you would go for more money. If, all things being equal, one...
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 14:59
Replies: 23
Views: 2,062
Posted By Linda_Dean
Very true.

Very true.
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 14:58
Replies: 23
Views: 2,062
Posted By Linda_Dean
Same here! There are loads they don't turn around...

Same here! There are loads they don't turn around for, those with pure voices, obvious maturity and control, and who connect to the music. But they go for the affected minnie mouse screechy stuff,...
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 14:12
Replies: 53
Views: 4,540
Posted By Linda_Dean
That's a rather broad, and inaccurate...

That's a rather broad, and inaccurate generalisation. I hope your world view has made you feel all high brow and special.

I'm working class, and do not read papers, tabloid or otherwise. When I...
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 13:37
Replies: 23
Views: 2,062
Posted By Linda_Dean
What I have some issue with is the 'chase your...

What I have some issue with is the 'chase your dream and it will happen' mentality the judges were spouting. Sad fact is, no matter how hard someone chases their dream in the music industry, most...
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 13:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By Linda_Dean
In terms of voice none of them stood out hugely...

In terms of voice none of them stood out hugely for me. Kenny Thomspon had a pure voice that wasn't 'too pure'. It was an honest kind of voice and very smooth, and it would have been too easy to go...
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 13:11
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By Linda_Dean
I liked her voice, and had a feeling Will would...

I liked her voice, and had a feeling Will would go for her (even if she wasn't the last), but I actually preferred the other one. Wasn't much in it, and song choice could had made a big difference in...
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 13:06
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By Linda_Dean
Agreed, and same here. Only have watched 3 of...

Agreed, and same here. Only have watched 3 of them so far, not sure if I'll tune in again. They are laying on the narrative way too thickly for my tastes
Forum: The Voice 23-02-2014, 13:02
Replies: 17
Views: 2,275
Posted By Linda_Dean
It little bit of backstage footage I can handle....

It little bit of backstage footage I can handle. What irritates me is the whole 'human interest' angle, ala XFactor. Backstories, emotional manipulation, choppy editing overladen with emotional...
Forum: The Voice 02-02-2014, 13:01
Replies: 37
Views: 4,263
Posted By Linda_Dean
I agree with you, and of course it's all down to...

I agree with you, and of course it's all down to personal taste. It's not my taste, at least not yet, I'd need to hear how she copes with other songs. I could see how this vocal contortion could work...
Forum: The Voice 02-02-2014, 11:44
Replies: 37
Views: 4,263
Posted By Linda_Dean
I wonder how well it will translate into other...

I wonder how well it will translate into other songs. Will need someone very clever to pick songs for her. But good luck to her.
Forum: The Voice 02-02-2014, 11:42
Replies: 37
Views: 4,263
Posted By Linda_Dean
What was unique? She knows how to raise the back...

What was unique?

She knows how to raise the back of her tongue to the roof of her mouth (to muffle), sing through her nose and use the rasp of her throat at the same time, whilst singing. It's not...
Forum: The Voice 02-02-2014, 11:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,328
Posted By Linda_Dean
Leanne Jones - "Skyfall" Milly J - "Summertime" -...

Leanne Jones - "Skyfall"
Milly J - "Summertime" - probably
Rachael O'Connor - "Clown"
Forum: The Voice 02-02-2014, 10:46
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By Linda_Dean
Exactly :) there are many other like them, or...

Exactly :) there are many other like them, or actually those who are even more established, who make a decent amount of money from the music industry, but very few have heard of.

Sometimes their...
Forum: The Voice 02-02-2014, 10:25
Replies: 31
Views: 2,124
Posted By Linda_Dean
It depends on what you consider success and...

It depends on what you consider success and expect from a show like this. Most people think the epitome of singing success is to be a tabloid popstar who sells singles, anything less than top 3 is...
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