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    What a shock for Caroline! Did they downgrade EVERY jump? geez. Poor girl. She looked lovely and so relaxed throughout. I'm crushed for her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ForeverFish View Post
    Honestly, from the comments here on Caroline's skate, I suspect that "reputation scoring" is playing some part in this. She hasn't had a great season so far, and she's getting hammered for it at Nats.
    Reputation scoring needs to go. Now.

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    Icenetwork will freeze about the time Gracie takes the ice. No wait, it did again just now.

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    So since politics still enters into the scores, why are we bothering with this BS scoring system which disconnects the audience from the results and has injured skaters with legs flying out of their sockets? How about returning to 6.0 with NO anonymous judging, and institute a judging oversight committee.

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    Sadly reputation scoring will never go away no matter what kind of scoring system they come up with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Layfan View Post
    What a shock for Caroline! Did they downgrade EVERY jump? geez. Poor girl. She looked lovely and so relaxed throughout. I'm crushed for her.
    Yes, she got a DG on one jump and UR on the other two.

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    Oh, absolutely, Mrs. P. It's like, they're saying, "Just who are you, Ms. Forte?"


    Too bad for Kiri. The commentators are kinda funny because if Kiri had skated well, they would be like they were during the warm-up saying that her earlier pairs skate helped her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reginald View Post
    Reputation scoring needs to go. Now.
    I agree, but I doubt it will. And I don't blame the judges themselves for this--reputation bias is so unconscious that they probably don't even notice it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jammers View Post
    Sadly reputation scoring will never go away no matter what kind of scoring system they come up with.
    Subjective sport, after all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art&Sport View Post
    Oh, absolutely, Mrs. P. Like, they're saying, "Just who are you, Ms. Forte?"
    Which sucks because she's actually a really good skater. That 3S was huge!

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    Never noticed till now -- but Kiri Baga has a great layback.

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    Send some positive vibe to Caroline and Joelle. You guys should do a back flip tomorrow in the LP!

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    Quote Originally Posted by James R View Post
    So since politics still enters into the scores, why are we bothering with this BS scoring system which disconnects the audience from the results and has injured skaters with legs flying out of their sockets? How about returning to 6.0 with NO anonymous judging, and institute a judging oversight committee.
    I have previously been a fan of CoP. But, for once, I have turned against it.
    Last edited by Reginald; 01-28-2013 at 05:08 AM.

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    Ouch to Kira, too. 46.66 and into 8th.

    GRACIE IS UP! *CUE NAILBITING*

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    skating singles and pairs at this levels seems bonkers. how can you possibly have the energy to work four programs in one season?

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