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Posted on 01/18/2012 11:41:39 AM PST by silent_jonny
another favorite is around the 3.40 mark where she is taking in air after her scream fest...almost sounds like she gasping for air because she is about to pass out
For the final time this season....Joan, your shooing services are required.
Reba also did South Pacific playing the lead.
JLo’s pants were a tablecloth with feet. She’ll go to great lengths to disguise her behind. Just let it show. Those pants were way worse than her actual rear view.
I have to say it was one most emotional finalies they have had. If people ever wanted reality Tv they got it tonight with him being to chocked up to sing and going down to hug his family. Even thou he was ill Phillip was a class act thanking the band, crew, and voters.
those baggy pants didn’t help. She can’t have butt reduction? She could afford it - top celeb in Forbes mag. If my butt looked like that, I’d be trying to get rid of it somehow.
Those pants werent disguising her butt...they were smuggling in 5 of her illegal alien relatives! And see???? NO ONE even noticed them!!!!!!!!
He’ll be caught up by next season. Hopefully.
Diana’s butt got big too. She was a kid when she was on Idol. Guess she was on broadway with Ace in Rent or something. Looks like she had a boob job. She doesn’t look like a Disney Cinderella as she did at the start. A lot of past idols not there cuz they are on other networks or moved on. I wouldn’t want to be there cuz the chance that I’d fall asleep is great.
True Idol with his humble style.
Not our favorite singer but one class act.
I totally agree with you Patriotspride a real class act he is.
The ring was donated by a jeweler. Didn’t you hear Ace name the jeweler? It’s just like NASCAR. Time to change ball caps now for the next sponsor.
I was trying to think of what to say here, but nothing sounds right ...
Do you all know what a blessing you are to me personally? That's not something I can put into words. You thank me for doing this, but believe me it should be the other way around.
I try to say "hi!" to each of you. It can be annoying and repetitive, I know, but it's just my way of telling you I'm glad you're here and that I appreciate your company.
There have been times--particularly this year--that I've thought about quitting.
The only reason I don't is you.
If we're all still standing in 2013, we'll try this again, lol.
God bless you. And for a special few--thank you.
(I’m special!) :-) And so are YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!
I want to thank you, also, for making the thread so much fun! You and jonny are quite a team! lol
I watch the show Mountain Time, so I never comment. But as soon as the show was over each week, I’d run to my computer to see what you all had to say. Quite often my sentiments were mirrored here.
I appreciated the bi-weekly pings.
Kristen Chenowith was there? How fast was that cuz I never saw her at all. Tonight? lol
Thanks for hosting the thread!
I just read the last few hundred comments and I LOL’ed on every page.
Like others, I was horrified by Chaka’s outfit and her screaming. More screaming from that Holliday woman. E-gads that was frightening. More screaming from Mantasia.
I was away from the TV when the Freeper described Fantasia-Mantasia duet was apparently on? Too bad I missed that!
The ending, with Phillip...that was priceless. What a sweetie pie. I am so glad he won. I voted for him, several times...kind of like the dems do in real elections. Vote early and often.
I gather from the comments here that Phillip is ill?
Can someone fill me in on this?
Loved all your comments on the thread, ALL!
You’re all very funny!
I think the music has sucked since their conductor left to be on Jay Leno after Kevin left. Ricky Minor left and that was a major bad for AI. Whoever is doing their music now, it sounds like they are using tracks, not actual orchestra. I didn’t see an orchestra, did anyone else? How cheap of them to use filler musicians but not have a real orchestra. If someone saw an orchestra, pls advise. I just heard a lot of backing tracks and saw handfuls of musicians on stage and a few dancers bouncing around or hanging from scarves.
LOL know what you mean :) It has been a snooze fest this season. Well up until Aerosmith showed up and rocked the socks off the show. Simon Fuller needs to triple their flat fee for saving them tonight.
I am with you on Fogarty it was just ok.
The last thing he wrote that I really enjoyed was back in 1984 "Old Man Down The Road"The Old Man Down The Road YouTube
What a lovely post, Jonny, and now I’m bawling. This thread is the best part of the week for so many of us. I am not able to follow in real time due to work conflicts but there were so many times that I’d start peeking at the thread on my phone en route to home cracking up in a cab or on the bus at your hysterical comments. You are all a very special bunch—witty and warm—and I’m so glad to call you FRiends. As always a special thank you to you, Jonny, for making it all happen year after year. Keep in touch, all. xxx
I can’t tell you how much I like your pics, how you summarize with the song and original singer, your icon of your reaction to it, your summary of the judge’s remarks.
This is a terrific way to run a thread and my gratitude is bottomless.
P2 suffers from chronic kidney stones...and passing one is akin to childbirth, I hasten to add.......and I have experienced both...and I gotta tell ya...childbirth is a bit less painful!!!! ANYWAY...he has a stent in place...which means he needs a tube in his ureter to make certain his urine can flow from his kidney to his bladder without pbstruction...wheich also means, the kid has a big ass stone in his kidney that needs l;ithotrypsy or surgery to remove......so he does not suffer kidney damage....
There ya go :-) NO CHARGE :-)
Damn, Jon, no tears tonight until I read your post.
I posted a link earlier this morning...probably before the evening ping. :)
agreed...wish we had more threads like this throughout the year.I get some of my funniest laughing moments of the week on this thread
>>God bless you. And for a special few—thank you.<<
That is very kind of you Jonny. IMHO it is WE who are blessed by your hosting these threads year over year. You possess a unique sense of humor and style that, if there was a “Host with the most AI” you would win hands down.
I hope you keep doing it but I think we all understand how difficult it is to keep it up for lo these many years. Your reputation will remain sterling and burnished no matter your decision next season.
You and the people on this thread made me a better person (and I ain’t joking about that!)
Bless you my friend. May God watch you and keep you and yours.
(*dang it I made myself tear up!!!*)
Directors missed a pivotal moment of tv. SHOW US THE DANG RING! How hard to zoom in on this fabulous ring that we didn’t get to see? Their director to the woodshed w/him!
Love you too, Kiddo :-)
And BTW, your posts were the most hilarious of all tonight!
The one about the Spanx and scaring the neighbors?
That is weapons grade funny!
Does he have to have a special diet so he doesn’t have blockages? I can’t believe he made it through this whole season like that. And, Jessica, she looks anorexic to me - hope she slows down and eats some decent meals now that the pressure’s off.
I wasn’t a big PP fan but was so impressed last night by song 2 and 3 that I voted for him a whole bunch. Now, hopefully, this kidney thing will be a big success for him. Sounds like surgery and microsurgery will be involved.
Thanks Miss Didi!
Wasn’t that a nice end to the season, such a nice guy getting the win. I didn’t think it was fair for them to expect him to sing immediately after the overwhelming news that he’d won. But I know there were time constraints and they had to do it that way. It was a 3 hankie ending. So sweet.
Youare too kind...and because you are too kind...I will refrain from sending pictures of the aforementioned SPANX and baseball hat ;-) lol
Yeah, America got it right this time but I sure thought Hollie or Skylar could have won this thing.
All the news stories are quoting Ace ..of course with the David Web comment.
They are getting a lot of advertising for that free ring.I have to wonder if AI didn’t get something , too. Or was the mention of the jeweler a surprise to AI.
Entertainment business is a funny place. Adam Carolla was saying that they weren’t even allowed to mention the band Duran Duran on The Celebrity Apprentice.
On Dancing with the Stars this week they had to blur out whatever was on Katherine Jenkins shoes as she rehearsed.
I’M GONNA GIVE YOU THE COLORING BOOK VERSION........(IN OTHER WORDS “KISS” (Keep It SImple Stupid)...Some folks are prone to stones, period.....ok...now put that aside...MANY people in the south east part of the US have issues with stones (and P2 is from the South East)...This is also due to the extremely high mineral count in the water...which makes the stones....South Carolina and that region is notorious for high minerl content in the water, ergo more stones....
Jonny my man thank you for hosting such a wonderful fun thread. It is a real get away from the grind of politics. I appericate your wit and I will always have your back on these threads. Thanks for hanging in there and not quiting when jerks showed up. 8-)
Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion (sums you and this thread up for me)
Here is a coupel of killer live versions and the ladies can see that Steven can shake his butt much better than Jlo. LOL
Enjoy and see you 2013 season XII
I’ve only been able to lurk much on this thread, but lurk, I do!
Thanks for hosting. It wouldn’t be the same without you and the gang here. I VERY much appreciate you and the rest of the Snark Tank with a hat tip to Mags!
Love you AI sorts and am glad for P2. The guy has humility and loves his family.
SInce I live in your AO, I appreciate that shout out even more :-) THANKS!!!!!!!!
Thanks so much jonny!
You are more than welcome! Your comments had me rockin’ and rollin’ along with the several notable lightning strikes tonight. Not to mention the sump pump running non-stop.
Ready for more rock and roll weather-wise tonight.
Two inches in the rain gauge in the west metro.
Time for lights out.
Rest well FRiends!
Thanks for the heads up...Im east metro and it is just starting here.........KEEP SAFe!
I agree with you Hollie and Skylar both had the voices to win this. But I also think Joshua, Erika, Elise, Colton, or Shannon could have won it if they had been better song pickers each week. I wish Shannon would have made it further she has a real sultry quality voice that I enjoy from a female singer. Had she stuck to R&B and grab some stuff like the Temptations “Papa Was A Rolling Stone” or The O’jays “For The Love Of Money”I think she might have went further than she did.
Elise and Erika should have grabbed the Joss Stone, White Stripes, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Heart, Joan Jett, Led Zeppelin, & Rolling Stones songbook and went for it.
But with the exposure they all got on AI and the tour hopefully they will all have great careers. This industry is big enough for them to make it for for sure.
Shannon’s from Tampa and she’s got a really great voice. I liked a lot of them this year but usually the ones I like get the boot. Song selection this year killed a lot of contestants. I also think they could use a new director and conductor cuz things weren’t coordinated this year even though they had some of the best contestants they’ve had in a very long time - maybe their budget is lacking.
LOL here is Randy Jackson with Journey doing “Girl Can’t Help It” Enjoy
I quit IE for Firefox and it won’t ever let me get off the internet. lol I’m going to try again to close all these pesky windows. Goodnight. Talented contestants this year, mediocre songs and way too much JLo time. It felt like it was about her tonight. See u next season. JLo did say something about “near year” so maybe she’s teasing about whether she’ll be back or not.
>>Sounds like surgery and microsurgery will be involved.<<
I really hope he does well. My opinion of him as a singer is unimportant. He has been a good egg (not that that is important either but it helps). Someone you would absolutely love to hoist one with at the local cantina.
Health is the most important thing we all have.
Prayers for PP in his fight against the kidney problems.
You’re a good egg, too f/v. Please don’t get no kidney or other problems.
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