“near Halloween.”

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Since: Dec 06

#26760 Jun 17, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
'Lo Grace..
all the time in the world of an evening, but sad to say, I
have 'gone off' The Voice'..I found it was getting a bit
too predictable...sorry to be such a misery....:)
Did you see those on Sky News discussing the winners of
BGT?! Being Hungarian that is. Also saying that it is
unfair for children to compete with adults. I have to say
I am in agreement, what think you?
I can see that, in a way, El,
with so much singing,@ least in BGT
there is great variety..
yes, always a bit dodgy competing with children AND
animals, I agree - through NO fault of their own,
they gain a natural advantage.

Anyway, THE VOICE final is on next Saturday night.. should be a good show if you want to see it.

That girl Leah is extraordinary,
she's like a female Michael Jackson [voice wise]..

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Mold, UK

#26761 Jun 17, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
El,
Wonder do you still have time to follow>
THE VOICE UK?
I find it GREAT,
with all due respect very much better and more
captivating than the Irish version
[ducking the stones and arrows] LOL
but credit where it's due..
I think this girl LEAH,
from Belfast is *extraordinary*
a unique talent IMO .... to me she stands
out MILES
[thought so from her very 1st appearance.]
from the others who are also very good..
I expect LEAH to win the whole competition.
with ease..
She's just amazing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =kOCAU3yj3DQXX
Other opinions would be nice..
[thanks]
Grace.

You wouldn't want anything but the truth I am sure.

Leah was killing me alright, and it wasn't softly.

It wasn't for me I'm afraid, I thought she murdered
the song.

Now this one is sweet...

https://www.youtube.com/watch...

just my opinion of course. And no offence intended.

“near Halloween.”

Level 8

Since: Dec 06

#26762 Jun 17, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>Let me third it El. It is Monday all over town :) Getting new windows installed any day now :)
You'll be delighted with the new windows,

I was,

but the few spiders who had set up home there,
rent free, weren't too happy(:

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Mold, UK

#26763 Jun 17, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
I can see that, in a way, El,
with so much singing,@ least in BGT
there is great variety..
yes, always a bit dodgy competing with children AND
animals, I agree - through NO fault of their own,
they gain a natural advantage.
Anyway, THE VOICE final is on next Saturday night.. should be a good show if you want to see it.
That girl Leah is extraordinary,
she's like a female Michael Jackson [voice wise]..
Sorry Grace, I don't mean to be a killjoy.

First off we have hundreds of scouts scouring Britain to find
the most talented act...and a bloody dog wins it.
('scuse my French)

Then, on Britain's Got Talent...a Hungarian act wins.

Is it me, or is there something not quite right about this? LOL

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#26764 Jun 17, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
I will second that Sir Tally....and hope you are doing well
yourself, you too have our admiration here if only you knew
in how you have handled your own problems with health scares,
can only say hope you are winning the battle also.
thanks Lady El

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#26765 Jun 17, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>Let me third it El. It is Monday all over town :) Getting new windows installed any day now :)
won't it be cheaper just to wash the old ones ???

“near Halloween.”

Level 8

Since: Dec 06

#26766 Jun 17, 2013
tallyho wrote:
<quoted text>
won't it be cheaper just to wash the old ones ???
LOL,

Hope you won't mind my two cents here, Tally >

Had I attempted to wash mine, before replacement;

the frames would
have disintegrated into a fine powder,
enabling panes of glass to shatter free themselves and
shatter at my feet, Tally.

LOL..

“Denny Crain”

Level 8

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#26767 Jun 17, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
'Lo Grace..
all the time in the world of an evening, but sad to say, I
have 'gone off' The Voice'..I found it was getting a bit
too predictable...sorry to be such a misery....:)
Did you see those on Sky News discussing the winners of
BGT?! Being Hungarian that is. Also saying that it is
unfair for children to compete with adults. I have to say
I am in agreement, what think you?
But some of the kids are so very good. At least they get experience

“Denny Crain”

Level 8

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#26768 Jun 17, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
I think we all feel the same Denny...
Not too bad when the weather is fine to have the windows
replaced. We had the double glazing, windows and doors,
installed in the depths of Winter...it was a nightmare,
but has been a blessing since.
Good luck with the job...
I take it you don't leave the windows open in winter like my friends do :)

“Denny Crain”

Level 8

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#26769 Jun 17, 2013
tallyho wrote:
<quoted text>
won't it be cheaper just to wash the old ones ???
The Brits are so into washing windows. You don't see that much here

“near Halloween.”

Level 8

Since: Dec 06

#26770 Jun 17, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Sorry Grace, I don't mean to be a killjoy.
First off we have hundreds of scouts scouring Britain to find
the most talented act...and a bloody dog wins it.
('scuse my French)
Then, on Britain's Got Talent...a Hungarian act wins.
Is it me, or is there something not quite right about this? LOL
NO..
It's not *you* El,
it's what make these competition/shows so very interesting
a virtual myriad of different opinion,
which can only be good and healthy always.
I half agree with you here, El..
The dog act [winner] IMO,
was superb and a very deserving overall winner,
not because I, love dogs, but to have the ability
to bring ANY animal to that level of training
was tremendous, in itself- how flawless the dog's performance
and content in doing the act with his owner,
done, it seemed, with a two way understanding
and not through fear.
The recent Hungarian win,
I agree, looking at them outside of competition,
as an act, very talented..
but, like you say why call the show
BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT, if ANY outside country can win.
why not call it something else like
THE ULTIMATE TALENT SHOW or suchlike..
I was surprised when Simon said..
EVERYONE was free to enter..
then Why "BRITAIN'S" got talent at all!???

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Mold, UK

#26771 Jun 17, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>But some of the kids are so very good. At least they get experience
Agreed, some are incredibly talented.

But what they are suggesting is, it would be more fair to
have kids compete against kids, rather than against possibly
more experienced adults.

The majority of adults competing are hoping to make a career out of it, whereas the kids do it as a hobby, something to keep them off the streets.

“Denny Crain”

Level 8

Since: Jan 11

Location hidden

#26772 Jun 17, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
NO..
It's not *you* El,
it's what make these competition/shows so very interesting
a virtual myriad of different opinion,
which can only be good and healthy always.
I half agree with you here, El..
The dog act [winner] IMO,
was superb and a very deserving overall winner,
not because I, love dogs, but to have the ability
to bring ANY animal to that level of training
was tremendous, in itself- how flawless the dog's performance
and content in doing the act with his owner,
done, it seemed, with a two way understanding
and not through fear.
The recent Hungarian win,
I agree, looking at them outside of competition,
as an act, very talented..
but, like you say why call the show
BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT, if ANY outside country can win.
why not call it something else like
THE ULTIMATE TALENT SHOW or suchlike..
I was surprised when Simon said..
EVERYONE was free to enter..
then Why "BRITAIN'S" got talent at all!???
As W.C. Fields said, anyone who hates dogs and kids can't be all bad :) He hated to follow those acts

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Mold, UK

#26773 Jun 17, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
NO..
It's not *you* El,
it's what make these competition/shows so very interesting
a virtual myriad of different opinion,
which can only be good and healthy always.
I half agree with you here, El..
The dog act [winner] IMO,
was superb and a very deserving overall winner,
not because I, love dogs, but to have the ability
to bring ANY animal to that level of training
was tremendous, in itself- how flawless the dog's performance
and content in doing the act with his owner,
done, it seemed, with a two way understanding
and not through fear.
The recent Hungarian win,
I agree, looking at them outside of competition,
as an act, very talented..
but, like you say why call the show
BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT, if ANY outside country can win.
why not call it something else like
THE ULTIMATE TALENT SHOW or suchlike..
I was surprised when Simon said..
EVERYONE was free to enter..
then Why "BRITAIN'S" got talent at all!???
Oh agreed Grace, the dog was fantastic, wonderful bond
with it's owner and all that, but show it at Crufts, a
DOG show, not in competition with people trying to make
a career for themselves.

I mean to say, if I was booking a night out at a theatre,
and the choice was say, Tom Jones and some dog with it's
loving owner...gimme Tom Jones any day. How long could
one stand watching it doing it's stuff? lol

THE ULTIMATE TALENT SHOW would be a fantastic name for the
show...spot on Grace.

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Mold, UK

#26774 Jun 17, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>As W.C. Fields said, anyone who hates dogs and kids can't be all bad :) He hated to follow those acts
LOL! I love dogs to bits....I also love kids particularly if
they love or at least have some respect for, animals.

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Mold, UK

#26775 Jun 17, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>I take it you don't leave the windows open in winter like my friends do :)
Yep...I fling open the windows every morning as the heat goes
off, airs the rooms.

“....VETS”

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#26776 Jun 17, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL,
Hope you won't mind my two cents here, Tally >
Had I attempted to wash mine, before replacement;
the frames would
have disintegrated into a fine powder,
enabling panes of glass to shatter free themselves and
shatter at my feet, Tally.
LOL..
hell Madame Grace you can come in any time on me ...

“It's SNOWTIME!”

Since: Jun 06

Mold, UK

#26777 Jun 17, 2013
My mad is up now.

Icon this...

First of all, Belfast has some of the best hotels
in GB....and the Obamas are staying Dublin?

Secondly, why in Hell's name are we there? Kidding
ourselves we are still a great power. Having surrended most of rule making to Brussels...and cut our Armed Forces to an absolute minimum....

Thirdly...it's gets my goat that any visiting Head of State can presume to interfere with us...the U.K. When they get their own house in order, then
feel free....until then....

“near Halloween.”

Level 8

Since: Dec 06

#26778 Jun 17, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
<quoted text>
Grace.
You wouldn't want anything but the truth I am sure.
Leah was killing me alright, and it wasn't softly.
It wasn't for me I'm afraid, I thought she murdered
the song.
Now this one is sweet...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =O1eOsMc2FggXX
just my opinion of course. And no offence intended.
That is right El,
We will agree to differ on this,
whilst Roberta sings it well, no doubt,
but sings it like everyone else sings that song..

the 'VOICE UK'
girl gives it a very different treatment..
and that appealed to me -

and
NO offense taken El..

That's the beauty of 'opinion'
each one is different,
and valuable.

“near Halloween.”

Level 8

Since: Dec 06

#26779 Jun 17, 2013
eleanorigby wrote:
My mad is up now.
Icon this...
First of all, Belfast has some of the best hotels
in GB....and the Obamas are staying Dublin?
Secondly, why in Hell's name are we there? Kidding
ourselves we are still a great power. Having surrended most of rule making to Brussels...and cut our Armed Forces to an absolute minimum....
Thirdly...it's gets my goat that any visiting Head of State can presume to interfere with us...the U.K. When they get their own house in order, then
feel free....until then....
Dono' much about the politics of it, El,
but ..
apparently when Obama was in Southern Ireland before,
he said many times how he thought his daughters
would love it so much and vowed he would bring them
back, and that's what he decided, on this trip - they stay in Dublin,
visit Trinity College, have a private showing of
RIVERDANCE, etc...while he talks 'shop' up North(:

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