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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:28 pm

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Wow. The mayor of Birmingham's outfit leaves Tom Tate's in the gutter!
I've just seen that! :roflmao :roflmao :roflmao
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:29 pm

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More parochial Queensland Bull. At Sydney they didn't crap on about NSW. Typical.
I went to the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. This is nothing on the parochial rubbish in Victoria!
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:30 pm

Too many speeches. Horrible entertainment. What a waste of an evening... I hope Schifty has been having fun with it on Twitter though.
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Re: Commonwealth Games 2018

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greeneyed wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:
April 15, 2018, 9:24 pm
Wow. The mayor of Birmingham's outfit leaves Tom Tate's in the gutter!
I've just seen that! :roflmao :roflmao :roflmao
She needs a bell that she can ring as she yells out "Bring out your dead"
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Re: Commonwealth Games 2018

Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 9:31 pm

greeneyed wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:
April 15, 2018, 9:25 pm
More parochial Queensland Bull. At Sydney they didn't crap on about NSW. Typical.
I went to the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. This is nothing on the parochial rubbish in Victoria!
Victorian parachoialness (?word) is not something that you want to measure yourself against.
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Re: Commonwealth Games 2018

Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 9:32 pm

greeneyed wrote:Too many speeches. Horrible entertainment. What a waste of an evening... I hope Schifty has been having fun with it on Twitter though.
It's like a bad wedding
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Re: Commonwealth Games 2018

Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:33 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
April 15, 2018, 9:30 pm
greeneyed wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:
April 15, 2018, 9:24 pm
Wow. The mayor of Birmingham's outfit leaves Tom Tate's in the gutter!
I've just seen that! :roflmao :roflmao :roflmao
She needs a bell that she can ring as she yells out "Bring out your dead"
She reminds me of Mr Bumble.
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:34 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
April 15, 2018, 9:32 pm
greeneyed wrote:Too many speeches. Horrible entertainment. What a waste of an evening... I hope Schifty has been having fun with it on Twitter though.
It's like a bad wedding
Even worse, Schifty is watching Grand Designs.
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:36 pm

How is Birmingham a "young" city? It looks like an industrial dump. I like how their iconic image is of a massive highway interchange getting you out of there.
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:38 pm

What is with all this rapping poetry?!
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Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 9:38 pm

Birmingham's "entertainment" doesn't fill me with confidence that it will deliver a better opening/closing ceremony.
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:40 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
April 15, 2018, 9:38 pm
Birmingham's "entertainment" doesn't fill me with confidence that it will deliver a better opening/closing ceremony.
I dunno... maybe they could bring Prince Phillip out of retirement and he could insult a whole pile of people?
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greeneyed wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:
April 15, 2018, 9:38 pm
Birmingham's "entertainment" doesn't fill me with confidence that it will deliver a better opening/closing ceremony.
I dunno... maybe they could bring Prince Phillip out of retirement and he could insult a whole pile of people?
Now that would be entertaining
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:47 pm

They really are doing their best to make a grey, dirty city look like there are people who wear yellow and pink shirts. And that they even have gay people. I wonder what the Church of England thinks of that?
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 9:50 pm

They are really bringing out every Australian Idol contestant now!
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Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 10:05 pm

They must have invited Birmingham along to make the GC look good. That was really bad.
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Post by Sossman » April 15, 2018, 10:06 pm

Sadly no Vanessa Amarossi or Savage Garden.

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Post by Sossman » April 15, 2018, 10:07 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:They must have invited Birmingham along to make the GC look good. That was really bad.
Are the Commonwealth games just going to bounce between the UK and Australia now?
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:10 pm

Kate Ceberano has been pretty good. But is she really the biggest headline act the Games could get?
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Re: Commonwealth Games 2018

Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:11 pm

Sossman wrote:
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Sadly no Vanessa Amarossi or Savage Garden.

Useless.
Now that would have been something! :D
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Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 10:15 pm

It would appear so. The 2026 games are up for grabs.

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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:17 pm

They are singing Kylie Minogue... but there's no Kylie. This is really low rent.
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Re: Commonwealth Games 2018

Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 10:18 pm

Clear difference here between the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games.

Olympics: Kylie Minogue singing a Kylie Minogue song

Com Games: Two reality TV show runners ups singing a Kylie Minogue song
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:21 pm

Now they are singing Olivia... no Olivia!
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Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 10:21 pm

The Olympics had Olivia Newton John singing.

The Com Games have someone, I have no idea who, singing Olivia Newton John
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Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 10:22 pm

It's like a cover band at the pub
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Post by Sossman » April 15, 2018, 10:26 pm

They booked Kate Cebrano but didn't book Frenté??
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:26 pm

Dr Zaius wrote:
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It's like a cover band at the pub
I'm presuming that is Casey Donovan.
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greeneyed wrote:
Dr Zaius wrote:
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It's like a cover band at the pub
I'm presuming that is Casey Donovan.
I think it's her cousin
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:27 pm

They could have at least got Daryl Braithwaite and James Reyne. Surely Daryl could have sung Horses.
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Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 10:27 pm

Realistically, I suspect that there is just isn't the budget for it
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Post by Sossman » April 15, 2018, 10:29 pm

greeneyed wrote:They could have at least got Daryl Braithwaite and James Reyne. Surely Daryl could have sung Horses.
I'm very very surprised Daryl didn't get a guernsey.
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Post by Dr Zaius » April 15, 2018, 10:31 pm

Lots of fireworks going off in broadbeach
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:33 pm

Daryl is 69 (yes that's hard to believe), but he still stand up!
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Post by greeneyed » April 15, 2018, 10:35 pm

James Reyne is only 60... tragedy.

Channel 7 now apologising for the closing ceremony.
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