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    I have the same problem. They also accusing me of having 3 devices in household.
    And that's it. Can't see anything more.

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    All in all an ugly competition, both aesthetically and in terms of skating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nadine View Post
    Best split triple twist of the day, then she falls, ugh. And the forward landing on the throw jump not good. I don't like this RUS pairs style. Give me K&S any day over this novice pair.
    It's not Russian style. It's Morosov style. They are gross and lewd and a bit sad. I don't feel any joy watching them at all. Give me K&S any day, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spun Silver View Post
    B/L - it looked to me (non-skater) like he didn't throw her hard enough. (She fell.) Now has he gained weight and she lost weight since last season? They just don't look matched... and I don't like seeing lady skaters looking like sticks.
    SERIOUSLY.

    Duhamel/Radford win on TES, fourth on PCS. (second overall)

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    http://www.isuresults.com/results/gpfra2011/SEG005.HTM

    Pl. Name Nation TSS
    = TES
    + PCS
    + SS TR PE CH IN Ded.
    - StN.
    1 Tatiana VOLOSOZHAR / Maxim TRANKOV RUS 63.69 33.01 31.68 8.14 7.64 7.82 8.00 8.00 1.00 #7
    2 Meagan DUHAMEL / Eric RADFORD CAN 61.06 34.06 27.00 6.93 6.50 6.71 6.86 6.75 0.00 #4
    3 Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV RUS 59.06 30.88 29.18 7.46 7.11 7.29 7.36 7.25 1.00 #8
    4 Amanda EVORA / Mark LADWIG USA 57.69 29.83 28.86 7.25 6.93 7.32 7.25 7.32 1.00 #6
    5 Jessica DUBE / Sebastien WOLFE CAN 53.24 28.23 25.01 6.46 5.82 6.32 6.32 6.32 0.00 #1
    6 Huibo DONG / Yiming WU CHN 49.27 27.44 21.83 5.75 5.18 5.46 5.57 5.32 0.00 #3
    7 Ksenia STOLBOVA / Fedor KLIMOV RUS 48.81 25.38 25.43 6.54 6.21 6.25 6.43 6.36 2.00 #5
    8 Vanessa JAMES / Morgan CIPRES FRA 44.86 21.98 22.88 5.86 5.50 5.64 5.89 5.71 0.00 #2

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    Seriously, does anyone know anything about B/L? Last year they seemed exquisite to me, despite errors, but this year... meh. I feel bad for them.

    I'm not crazy about D/R but it sounds like they had the best skate of the comp.

    Re: jet lag - you can get it with a coast-to-coast flight (which my husband is about to do), let alone a 6-hr time difference. It would affect different people differently. But I don't really know what would account for all the blah skates today.
    Last edited by Spun Silver; 11-18-2011 at 11:57 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spun Silver View Post
    Russians under a curse today. He dropped her or she fell out of their twist!
    I think he pulled her shirt a little, that looosy part, while she was landing, that's why she fell. Will check the moment later again on youtube. But if my guess is right, they definitely have to change her costume.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlattFan View Post
    It's not Russian style. It's Morosov style. They are gross and lewd and a bit sad. I don't feel any joy watching them at all. Give me K&S any day, too.
    They are NOT portraying joy, so why would you expect joy??

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    Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryPogue View Post
    Not even in five years? And fair enough on the flip - I was just floored with her landing position - so perfect and gorgeous flow. I've been excited about them for a couple years, though, so definitely rooting for them.
    They might be grand prix medal contenders in a few years, but world champion? I don't think so. Not enough pedigree. Did not win anything important as a junior pair. The other young pair coached by Moskvina will get more mileage than this pair for Russia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ILoveFigures View Post
    They are NOT portraying joy, so why would you expect joy??
    You don't have to portray joy to pull pure joy out of the spectators.

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    link to pictures or video please!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spun Silver View Post
    B/L - it looked to me (non-skater) like he didn't throw her hard enough. (She fell.) Now has he gained weight and she lost weight since last season? They just don't look matched... and I don't like seeing lady skaters looking like sticks.
    I don't think she's lost any weight recently... She's been kind of scary skinny, IMO, for years. She's starting to land her 3T more normally at least.

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    I enjoyed Jessica & Eric and Amanda & Mark' programs, Amanda 's dress was beautiful. I am hoping that they can move up
    and medal here. They always seem to end up in 4th place. Tat & Max's SP is growing on me, I prefer their LP.

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    Which pair will be the third in the russian national champ?

    Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV
    Lubov ILIUSHECHKINA / Nodari MAISURADZE
    Katarina GERBOLDT / Alexander ENBERT
    Ksenia STOLBOVA / Fedor KLIMOV

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    ... Do you mean Jessica Dube and Sebastian Wolf, or Megan Duhamel and Eric Radford?
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