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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby cooksalot » November 8th, 2017, 4:35 pm

I get your point Suffs but I can’t help being more impressed by people like Susan and Johnny who are learning and performing “from scratch”!
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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby suffolk » November 8th, 2017, 6:36 pm

Oh yes, I'm impressed by them too ... love watching all of them ... think they all have their own journey ... the destinations may not be the same but the achievements are all huge :D

I'm amazed at Susan's stamina ... not so amazed at Johnny's stamina, that's a given, but his balance is incredible.
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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby PatsyMFagan » November 10th, 2017, 9:39 am

Busybee wrote:Whilst Aston is undoubtedly a good dancer, and I did think he would make the final, I don’t think he would have won.


At Monday's Zumba class, someone (who appeared to be in the 'know') said that it was fixed for Aston to be voted out as he has a lucrative booking for a very rich Arab person ... ... Gossip ? Moi ? ;)
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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby MagicMarmite » November 10th, 2017, 5:06 pm

This year I'm supporting a dancer, rather than a Sleb which has never happened before!
My inappropriate crush on AJ.
Honestly my friends think it's hilarious, between him and Harry Styles, I'm blaming it on the fact that I'm about to turn 40 and having a crisis.
As for the Slebs, it would be lovely to see Debbie win, or Jonnie but I think Alexandra is more likely, though the fans seem to not like her soooooooo who knows really?
I'm loving watching though :D
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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby StokeySue » November 10th, 2017, 7:36 pm

I agree with Suffolk but there's something rather nice about the "story" (sorry :oops: ) when a complete beginner wins as Ore did last year
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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby WWordsworth » November 12th, 2017, 8:05 pm

Just caught the end of it whilst waiting for Blue Planet.
The only person I recognise is Debbie McGee :oops: :lol:
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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby StokeySue » November 12th, 2017, 8:29 pm

No surprises this time
Phew
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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby cyprusmoira » November 13th, 2017, 12:48 pm

Personally I am waiting until next week when Kevin gets to do his paso double, he says that he has been trying to get it on Strictly for five years,

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Re: Strictly, 2017

Postby suffolk » November 13th, 2017, 1:21 pm

I'm a bit worried about Johnny having difficulty with the Blackpool sprung floor, but an ex competition dancer on GW forum assures me that the 'bounce' I've experienced when dancing on a sprung ballroom floor will have been much more than that felt by a single couple.

I do think it's a bit mean that he keeps getting pulled up for sticking his bum out, when he has no real ankle flexion so leg movements have to come from the hip.
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