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American Idol 2012--Live Thread
americanidol.com ^ | January 18, 2012

Posted on 01/18/2012 11:41:39 AM PST by silent_jonny

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To: silent_jonny

Nice composite!


7,551 posted on 05/02/2012 5:03:17 PM PDT by Mark was here (Similarly, the dog he ate was a composite too. It wasn’t one dog, it was an amalgam of many breeds,)
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To: retrokitten

Did you read your last mail from me, Missy? ;-) LOL
YOU ARE the Harem Babe—complete with competitive jewelry and accessories provided by KOHL’s


7,552 posted on 05/02/2012 5:03:40 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: Netizen
Howdy, Ma'am :)

My son really dislikes Coldplay. :)

Your son isn't alone, LOL

7,553 posted on 05/02/2012 5:04:31 PM PDT by silent_jonny ("We love Him because He first loved us." -- 1 John 4:19)
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To: Netizen

What you laughing about? You’re the one in the lower left...and it is duly noted, you forgot lipstick!


7,554 posted on 05/02/2012 5:04:57 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: All
Brit Pop

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7,555 posted on 05/02/2012 5:04:57 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: MagUSNRET

Yes, I just didn’t have a chance to respond. LOL I kind of figured that.


7,556 posted on 05/02/2012 5:05:11 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: silent_jonny
Hi Jonny! Tonight's songs: Image and video hosting by TinyPic
7,557 posted on 05/02/2012 5:05:15 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: silent_jonny

Good evening SJ. As always, thank you for doing this thread. You do a great job and know that it is appreciated.

Got a real rant about Comcast stored up but I’ll answer my own comment and ask the indulgence of yon readers.


7,558 posted on 05/02/2012 5:06:14 PM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: ken5050

Hi, Ken :)


7,559 posted on 05/02/2012 5:06:21 PM PDT by silent_jonny ("We love Him because He first loved us." -- 1 John 4:19)
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To: peggybac

I love Time of the Season.

Every time I see Little Steven I think of one time he was talking about playing Silvio on The Sopranos and said, “90% of that character is the hair.”


7,560 posted on 05/02/2012 5:07:09 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: peggybac

I have a question.Who the FRIG is “Ray Chew”? For MONTHS I thought it was the phonetic spelling fo the name “Rachel” by someone with a mouth full of mashed potatoes, and a Gangsta jewelry collection now being worn by Randy!


7,561 posted on 05/02/2012 5:07:30 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: stylecouncilor

Hi, SC! :)


7,562 posted on 05/02/2012 5:07:40 PM PDT by silent_jonny ("We love Him because He first loved us." -- 1 John 4:19)
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To: MagUSNRET

I don’t know - I get it from votefortheworst.com


7,563 posted on 05/02/2012 5:08:51 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: silent_jonny

Hollie is doing great with this number!


7,564 posted on 05/02/2012 5:08:51 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: MagUSNRET

I am laughing so hard I have tears in my eyes!


7,565 posted on 05/02/2012 5:09:34 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come.)
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To: MagUSNRET

She was great - I just wish she would smile, show some personality.


7,566 posted on 05/02/2012 5:09:51 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: MagUSNRET

She really knocked it out of the park. She’s really started to loosen up the last couple of weeks.


7,567 posted on 05/02/2012 5:10:05 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: retrokitten
Hi RK!

I have always liked Holly but realized her limitations, but I think the last couple of weeks she has really come on strong.

7,568 posted on 05/02/2012 5:10:36 PM PDT by twin2
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To: MagUSNRET

Did the turtle come out of her shell?


7,569 posted on 05/02/2012 5:10:38 PM PDT by Mark was here (Similarly, the dog he ate was a composite too. It wasn’t one dog, it was an amalgam of many breeds,)
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To: MagUSNRET

Ray Chew

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ray Chew (born c. 1968) is an American musician who specializes in keyboards and contemporary and orchestral arranging.

Chew was a member of the Saturday Night Live Band from 1980 to 1983. As of the late 2000s, he is the music director for the syndicated television series Showtime at the Apollo, and the bandleader on the The Singing Bee.

Chew was the bandleader during the 2008 Democratic National Convention and at the Barack Obama Neighborhood Ball in 2009.[1]

He grew up in the Grant Houses, located on 125th Street, several blocks west of the Apollo Theater.[2]

As of 2009, he was a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey, having moved there from New York City in the late 1990s.[1]

It was announced on December 30, 2010 that he will be replacing Rickey Minor as the new music director on American Idol.[3]


7,570 posted on 05/02/2012 5:11:05 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: MagUSNRET

Hollie can actually shake that thing........ for real!!


7,571 posted on 05/02/2012 5:11:44 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: twin2

Jennifer’s makeup looks great - she is stunning tonight. I hate her.


7,572 posted on 05/02/2012 5:11:44 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: twin2

Yeah, I agree. Those earrings must weigh a ton. Her lobes are all stretched out.


7,573 posted on 05/02/2012 5:11:51 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: silent_jonny

Evening Jonny . All

Really liked Holly.....


7,574 posted on 05/02/2012 5:12:00 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: MagUSNRET

She’s like a little Ann-Margrock!


7,575 posted on 05/02/2012 5:12:04 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: rabidralph

LOL!


7,576 posted on 05/02/2012 5:12:48 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: Wolfstar; doug from upland; All

Hollie Cavanagh
(1st Song)

Two songs each again tonight. First batch will be songs from the 60's.

Hollie is first with "River Deep, Mountain High". The songs are allowed more room to breathe tonight, but this one keeps going on and on. Hollie's doing a great job with it though.

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Standing-O from Randy, and I think Steven. J-Lo remained seated.

Steven: You stepped out and used your blues. You showed me you got it in you. Thank You, Lord.

J-Lo: A stronger prescence. Biting the song. A different kind of Hollie.

Randy: I loved it too! You gotta do it like nobodies watching. Yo, she's digging in! Very nice!

Seacrest says, after watching rehearsals, that Hollie's second song could be as good as the first.

7,577 posted on 05/02/2012 5:13:37 PM PDT by silent_jonny ("We love Him because He first loved us." -- 1 John 4:19)
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To: Netizen; retrokitten; silent_jonny

I LOVE that “group” picture-—What do ya suppose would happen if it “suddenly” appeared on the “Whale Watchers” thread? LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(yeah, I know I am evil...but I’m damned good at it ;-)


7,578 posted on 05/02/2012 5:13:49 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: retrokitten

I really liked his character on the Sopranos. That was my first ‘knowledge of him’. So, I really enjoy seeing this other side of him or seeing him with Springstein.


7,579 posted on 05/02/2012 5:14:03 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come.)
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To: Netizen

Just in case you didn’t know Randy was a producer..here is a picture of Randy ..producing...probably mariah carey ;-)))

http://www.whosay.com/RandyJackson/photos/163750

Been watching some stuff on the Bee Gees. Never realized that singing falsetto could kill your back. Then I tried it. Yeah, it puts pressure on the back.

Those boys sure were talented..and underrated.


7,580 posted on 05/02/2012 5:14:31 PM PDT by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with http://abcnewsradioonline.Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: rabidralph

TRIVIA!!!!!

Ann Margert LOST on Ted Macks Original Amateur Hour program, to a guy that played Lady of Spain on a LEAF! LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


7,581 posted on 05/02/2012 5:15:33 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: Fishtalk

So I hit the DVR button on my remote and get this message from Comcast:
FEATURE UNAVAILABLE
This feature is currently unavailable. Please try again later or call your cable operator for more information.

Check the other TV’s ....same message. Well just dag.

So we call up Comcast and get a voice message that Comcast is “aware” of the problem.

You know what? That’s not good enough. I think that message is dismissive, pooh to you who pay $250 a month for this service.

It’s not been workiing since 6pm or so thus it’s been a while.

“Technicians are working on the problem”.

First, how much I got to pay a month to be able to talk to a human being? I now pay $250 a month to Comcast and have been a loyal customer for over ten years. How much I got to pay a month, or how long be a customer, to be able to talk to a human beiing about my concerns? If I pay $500 a month, be a customer for twenty years, is that enough money, enough time?

Cause I’ve YET to be able to speak to a human soul at Comcast and I’m a bit sick of it.

I’m sick of silly platitudes like “Comcast is ‘aware’ of the problem” or “technicians are working on the problem.”

Dag, the DVR not working, that’s very unusual. This is not like some windstorm knocked down a pole. This smells of someone at Comcast pressed some wrong button and it’s night time, everybody went home, and they don’t know how to fix it.

Lame, lamer than lame, just flip me, the boob who pays the bills, the bird cause.....

Comcast is aware of the problem

and

Technicians are working on the problem.


7,582 posted on 05/02/2012 5:15:55 PM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: retrokitten

LOL! Is that your Coldplay reaction? :)


7,583 posted on 05/02/2012 5:15:55 PM PDT by silent_jonny ("We love Him because He first loved us." -- 1 John 4:19)
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To: MagUSNRET

Ray Chew. Sounds like something Jho would say.


7,584 posted on 05/02/2012 5:16:13 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come.)
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To: Netizen

I liked his character, too....until he killed Adrianna.


7,585 posted on 05/02/2012 5:16:16 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: MagUSNRET

:-)


7,586 posted on 05/02/2012 5:17:01 PM PDT by silent_jonny ("We love Him because He first loved us." -- 1 John 4:19)
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To: Netizen

I KNEW P squared was going to The Letter


7,587 posted on 05/02/2012 5:17:17 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: silent_jonny
YES! It's similar to this....


7,588 posted on 05/02/2012 5:18:09 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: MagUSNRET

This letter should be returned to sender.


7,589 posted on 05/02/2012 5:18:40 PM PDT by Mark was here (Similarly, the dog he ate was a composite too. It wasn’t one dog, it was an amalgam of many breeds,)
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To: Mark was here

Yes.


7,590 posted on 05/02/2012 5:19:27 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: MagUSNRET

P squared is cute, charming...but like the guy you’ve friendzoned, he will never get out of that box.


7,591 posted on 05/02/2012 5:20:07 PM PDT by twin2
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To: Mark was here

I tend to agree....having been around when the original came out...I DO like P Squared, but it is all too true, that he has “HIS SOUND” and it never changes...that being said...if you LIKE his sound...he is a hit...if not....I have some old 45 RPM’s to sell you :-)


7,592 posted on 05/02/2012 5:20:07 PM PDT by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: MagUSNRET

LOL!


7,593 posted on 05/02/2012 5:20:07 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: retrokitten

My grandmother had a big rhinestone pin like Randy’s!


7,594 posted on 05/02/2012 5:20:20 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come.)
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To: Mark was here

Close up of Randy’s pin

http://www.whosay.com/RandyJackson/photos/166908


7,595 posted on 05/02/2012 5:20:20 PM PDT by RummyChick (It's a Satan Sandwich with http://abcnewsradioonline.Satan Fries on the side - perfect for Obama 666)
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To: twin2

Yes. You might give him a pity drunken make-out, but that’s where it begins and ends.

Don’t hit post...don’t hit post...don’t hit post.....


7,596 posted on 05/02/2012 5:21:55 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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To: retrokitten

Hollie did a great job with that. I was surprised that it was her doing that one.


7,597 posted on 05/02/2012 5:21:55 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come.)
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To: Mark was here

Since I’m on a roll tonight, let me just say that I do NOT like this kid with two names, I don’t think he’s all that, I sure don’t think he should be the next American Idol.

Jlo doesn’t know that song?

I thought that was just an awful rendition of that tune. I know they say put your own mark on it but that was crap. Making the song so far away from the original that no one recognizes is NOT admirable and these goofy judges, dopes all, are not convincing me that it was a good performance.

so there.

Anything else y’all want me to rant about? I’m fired up.


7,598 posted on 05/02/2012 5:22:20 PM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: Wolfstar; doug from upland; All

Phillip Phillips
(1st Song)

His choice is "The Letter" by the Box Tops. He's changed the arrangement. It's not bad. Less Dave Matthew-esque, which is good.

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Randy: Yo, dude! Let me say this. You came out made it your own, vibed it up. Maybe it didn't have as much melody in the chorus. But in your own jam-bandy Phillip PHillips sort of way (it was great)

J-Lo: The song did lack a little melody. But you're so compelling to watch. You really are a dynamic performer.

Steven: Good news, bad news. I miss the melody. But you get away with it! Let your freak flag fly!

7,599 posted on 05/02/2012 5:23:29 PM PDT by silent_jonny ("We love Him because He first loved us." -- 1 John 4:19)
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To: Netizen

LOL!


7,600 posted on 05/02/2012 5:23:29 PM PDT by retrokitten (It took so long to see that truth was all around me. - Ray LaMontagne)
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