Last edited by museksk8r; 11-20-2010 at 01:42 PM.
^ And yet several judges who post at GS have been kind enough to tell us we are all full of it. It has been pointed out that we are living in past, and the scoring is FINE.
I guess Chan is just too superior for most of us to appreciate.
Ice Dancing anyone
Verner on another note deserves every bit of respect, this is a comeback story (I am a big sucker for these), and he has always been a better skater technically than his results showed. He got totally hosed in LA 2009 of a bronze medal and since than I am fully behind him, especially when he skates like today. And he is a nice young man, not a cocky one like Patrick
Mr Inman doesnt have an email anymore?Isnt he bothered for P/E and IN marks given for a bunch of artistic falls?A large part of me wishes that skating fans from other nations will write to the ISU, maybe get some influential judges involved as well, and boycott attending ISU competitions in the mens' discipline.
I don't mind Evan, and admire how hard he worked. But I am obviously not fit to be a judge because I would have given Dai the OGM.
I am just now realizing where Dai went wrong in Vancouver.....he only fell once. Three or four - falls and the OGM would have been his
But what kills me is this system isn't even freaking consistent. I do have a feeling though that the judges are going to pick a skater or two who becomes consistent, and raise the PCS enough to beat both Dai and Chan if neither skates decently.
Still why can't we just have a system that at the very least doesn't let someone win with 4 falls over other good skaters. I just don't think its ridiculous for fans to start drawing lines at multiple falls.
People are mad at Verner? I'm not mad at him for not doing the quad for once. The dude needs to consistent with his other jumps.
Exactly, if Chan deserves to win events with 4 falls, then Takahashi sure as heck deserved to win the Olympic Gold over Plushenko and Lysacek with just 1 fall. Takahashi is a better skater than the most overrated skater of all time Patrick Chan anyway, even if Chan wasnt falling. He has everything in his skating that Chan has except weaker spins, but far better jumps (even landed), and is a much better performer, skates with more personality and flare, and interprets music better.
I too would have given Daisuke the Olympic gold in Vancouver...and nailed Plush and Lysacek on their PCS like they deserved. I guess I am too ineducable to be a judge too, boohoo.
On a more serious note, I think the real test of Patrick will come at the GPF, when he goes head-to-head against Daisuke-his only real equal in terms of scoring right now--for the first time this season. I wonder how a multiple-fall Patrick will score against Daisuke, especially when it comes to PCS.
Well it looks like I didn't miss much, I'm glad I opted for sleep instead of getting up to watch at 3:45AM PST.
Won't bother to watch it on IN also, I can just imagine the splatfest, and I already know how Verner skates from his previous GP, the one where Mroz came in 2nd, and Verner 3rd.
Hopefully TEB is better skated, and comes on at a reasonable hour here in the PNW.