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Old 25th May 2003, 12:06 AM   #1
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Hey, it seems the UK came bottom in this contest tonight, with zero points!
Was it because the song was useless?
or,
The whole of Europe hates us?
I hope it's #1...

At least Belgium came 2nd
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Old 25th May 2003, 07:46 AM   #2
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For the first time in many years I accidentally witness the score.
Didn't hear the British song. Must have been real bad, cause we like you, don't worry.

/Hugo - twelve points - douze point.
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Old 25th May 2003, 09:29 AM   #3
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He he, No one admits to watching it
I heard the result on the midnight news - honestly

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Old 25th May 2003, 10:29 AM   #4
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Sweden came at 5th position, not so bad.

England was so stinking bad, bad, bad!

England, the leading nation besides USA in pop music: Is this tune the BEST England can produce? Did anyone notice Austria? Wonderfull, as Greece last(?) year with the guys in black boots and marching dance.

The event is over and noone remembers the songs. Noone in Sweden listens to "schlager" as we say. This kind of music is hot only at one time per year.

Those were the days when ABBA won......those days are gone

EDIT: I admit: I saw it
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Old 25th May 2003, 08:49 PM   #5
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Hi,

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England was so stinking bad, bad, bad!
Phew I'm glad it was that!

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EDIT: I admit: I saw it
What an honest man

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Old 4th June 2003, 05:33 AM   #6
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Those were the days when ABBA won......those days are gone
Peranders:

Let me get this straight. You are longing for the heyday of ABBA?
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Old 6th June 2003, 02:01 AM   #7
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Noone in Sweden listens to "schlager" as we say. This kind of music is hot only at one time per year.
From this and other posts from German and Scandinavian DIYers, might I assume that "schlager" is the word over there for what we in the USA call "schlock"? That is, cliche lyrics, unimaginative song construction, and a huge production with the record generally ending with what sounds like a full orchestra giving it a big, big finish?

Barry Manilow would be the King Of Schlock, for instance.
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I was in Europe the past few weeks, where this seemed to be Really Big News. Those Russian jailbait lesbos are hot, but what awful music.
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I was in Europe the past few weeks, where this seemed to be Really Big News. Those Russian jailbait lesbos are hot, but what awful music.
Yeah, they are really turning up the heat on Brittany and Christina. If our pop sluts want to compete they know what they have to do...

Let's get it on...


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Old 19th June 2003, 09:53 PM   #10
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Why didn't we enter Lulu? Last time she entered, she won, and she can still belt it out with the best of 'em.
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