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    Icenetwork is now working, but I was on one of the Russian streams for a while. I had to uninstall my malawarybytes program to make it work, though. And there was a scary thing about download the ilivid program now to make it run faster. That's a bad virus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by islandpaddler View Post
    Icenetwork is now working, but I was on one of the Russian streams for a while. I had to uninstall my malawarybytes program to make it work, though. And there was a scary thing about download the ilivid program now to make it run faster. That's a bad virus.
    use a pop blocker or a mac

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    Seems like Parkinson plans a 4S-3T. I see a major bombing on the way

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    Quote Originally Posted by Florencito View Post
    Seems like Parkinson plans a 4S-3T. I see a major bombing on the way
    should end up 2S1T

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    PARR, Matthew

    Start with sit Spin, I love unusual beginnings.
    Tries hard to sell the flamenco-ish choreo
    Major Splatt on 3 Lz
    3F-2T no flow
    Combo Spin
    Camel Spin
    2A
    Footwork sequence, I guess that was the highlight.

    A on effort but the TES is not there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frenchie View Post
    Paul Bonifacio-Parkinson
    It's Paul Bonifacio Parkinson, Bonifacio is his second name.

    Italian commentator said that today she found out how much loved Joubert is God if I hate her and Fabrizio Pedrazzini.

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    Italian Federation actually had a clear criteria based on results so I can't really complain...

    Hardly any relation to the music in Parr's program.

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    lol - he did land one more clean jump than I expected him to... (1)
    But then, I didn't expect him to step out of the spin, so let's call it even

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    As I was saying...

    He even blew the combination spin...

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    PARKINSON, Bonifacio ITA

    He looks like the Riddler on that costume
    4S< attempt, splat
    3A saved it
    Low level campel spin
    3Lz
    Cof Sit Spin
    Another Footowork sequence to techno arrangement
    Messes up on last spin.

    I don't know why they think that going techno in the middle of a clssi music program is a good idea.
    At least he didn't bomb.

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    VIRTANEN, Valtter FIN

    3F almost falls and sits on the ice.
    2A
    3Loop-3T splat on second combo
    Camel Spin
    The step sequence lasted forever.
    Flying Sit Spin

    No real attempt to show some charachter and this music demands it.
    Clearly out of form understandably since he didnt knew he was coming until days ago

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
    As I was saying...

    He even blew the combination spin...
    I hate to keep on bashing the poor olympian guy, but... it must have been the word "combo" that stressed him out

    About him having more "italian qualifying points" than Righini: he had several low-class competitions where he performed badly, compared to Righini who couldn't compete for Italy until recently, and once he could, got far better results than Parkinson.
    So I guess this is a good example of how it can be complicated to install a system of points to qualify for the Olympics, as is being discussed a lot in the US now: there are unfortunate situations where the points don't tell the whole truth...

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    I want to kill the replacement Sport 2 commentator. Slowly and painfully.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
    I want to kill the replacement Sport 2 commentator. Slowly and painfully.
    who cares ? we can't understand him anyway
    but I agree the old voiced man was better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frenchie View Post
    About him having more "italian qualifying points" than Righini: he had several low-class competitions where he performed badly, compared to Righini who couldn't compete for Italy until recently, and once he could, got far better results than Parkinson.
    So I guess this is a good example of how it can be complicated to install a system of points to qualify for the Olympics, as is being discussed a lot in the US now: there are unfortunate situations where the points don't tell the whole truth...
    Thanks for the explanation. It's very unfortunate.

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    ATANNASOV, Manoll BUL

    3T-3T< hand down
    Combo Spin
    Nice entry into 2A
    Soft steps
    3 tano Lutz - good
    sit Spin
    Dramatic end pose

    He showed real commitment to his choreo and moved to the music well enough. I think he should lead on PE and IN definetly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sky_fly20 View Post
    who cares ? we can't understand him anyway
    but I agree the raspy voiced old man was better
    Wait, wait... You're not Russian?

    I can understand quite a bit because Slavic languages are very similar. The older guy actually makes a lot of interesting, detailed observations and has a real love and a lot of knowledge of the sport. This guy just talks crap.

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    Feed died just after Parkinson's step out, of course he had to mess up a spin, jumps had gone too gonw for his standard Hope they'll send Bariev to worlds.

    Atanassov is cute, do we have a pcs bonus for cuteness?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
    Wait, wait... You're not Russian?

    I can understand quite a bit because Slavic languages are very similar. The older guy actually makes a lot of interesting, detailed observations and has a real love and a lot of knowledge of the sport. This guy just talks crap.
    I can understand a little,
    that old guys is always busy though he commentates for figure skating, gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics so maybe he got sick, lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ziggy View Post
    I want to kill the replacement Sport 2 commentator. Slowly and painfully.
    I do not agree. This guy is better. He knows the figure skaters and the sport very good. And he do not speak so much like the other commentator.

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