Quote Originally Posted by Mathman View Post
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Is the judge in the video really being accused of cheating? Or are the commentators just trying to educate viewers on the importance of GOEs in the ISU judging system? (I do not speak Japanese, so I am just going by reports on this thread.)
Based on my understanding of the video & the comments, etc. that were said, it sounds like they're saying GOE can make a big difference in the final outcome, but that Mao was robbed because her 3As should get more GOE than they did just because she landed them.

So they're not saying outright that the judges CHEATED because JP tends to be a lil more subtle about things like that, but they're making it VERY CLEAR that Mao was unfairly judged and scored.