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    2012 NHK Pairs Long Program LP

    Anyone else planning on watching?

    1 Nicole DELLA MONICA / Matteo GUARISE
    ITA
    2 Lindsay DAVIS / Mark LADWIG
    USA
    3 Alexa SCIMECA / Chris KNIERIM

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    4 Anastasia MARTIUSHEVA / Alexei ROGONOV
    RUS

    5 Marissa CASTELLI / Simon SHNAPIR
    USA

    6 Kirsten MOORE-TOWERS / Dylan MOSCOVITCH
    CAN

    7 Vera BAZAROVA / Yuri LARIONOV
    RUS
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    I'm going to be watching (if there's a stream).

    It's quite weird that the pairs events seem to be running so far off the schedule of the other events?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue_idealist View Post
    I'm going to be watching (if there's a stream).

    It's quite weird that the pairs events seem to be running so far off the schedule of the other events?
    Livestreams willing, so will I. And I agree - though I'm a bit relieved, actually. Sometimes so much skating all at once can get terribly tiring - I mean, physically tiring, not: this is too much, I'm bored nao.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LRK View Post
    Livestreams willing, so will I. And I agree - though I'm a bit relieved, actually. Sometimes so much skating all at once can get terribly tiring - I mean, physically tiring, not: this is too much, I'm bored nao.
    Yeah, I have to admit I haven't been following the live streams as much as I did last year or the year before (except for this event). I've been watching the CBC tv broadcasts with fewer skaters.

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    I'm sticking around to watch pairs, since I couldn't keep awake to watch the other events live.

    Quote Originally Posted by blue_idealist View Post
    I'm going to be watching (if there's a stream).

    It's quite weird that the pairs events seem to be running so far off the schedule of the other events?
    Doesn't strike me as that unusual to have one event left on the last day, but I'm wondering why it's pairs, of all things. Japan doesn't have a strong pair here, and it isn't exactly a top-class field either, so it's not like there's an anticipation factor.

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    Disastrous skate by Nicole DELLA MONICA / Matteo GUARISE

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    I THINK Davis/Ladwig had a nice program. I fell asleep during it and woke up for the marks. I hate the time of this lol.

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    Okay, again I don't make it to the livestream until most of the way through Scimeca/Knierim. Crud.

    But from what I did see, wow, hard to believe they've been together so short a time.

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    They certainly seemed happy with the score - it's nice when the skaters themselves are satisfied.

    ETA Clarification: Davis/Ladwig, I meant.

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    Scimeca/Knierim seem to have a lot of potential. She can land jumps which should bode well for them.

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    To maintain their place above S/K, Martiusheva/Rogonov have to score a new personal best by nearly 7 points.

    ETA: And S/K just essentially tied Castelli/Shnapir's personal best FS.
    Last edited by Chemistry66; 11-24-2012 at 11:41 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue_idealist View Post
    I THINK Davis/Ladwig had a nice program. I fell asleep during it and woke up for the marks. I hate the time of this lol.
    They seem to be mismatched. The lack of ability to land jumps will doom them from the get go.

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    Stupid feed.

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    Well, if anything was a two-footed landing, that throw jump landing was.

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