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America's Got Talent Season 7 Discussion (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by KungFuCow, May 15, 2012.

  1. Jun 5, 2012 #201 of 557
    CorgiMom28

    CorgiMom28 In search of a Title

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    Me too! When they came on stage, I immediately thought Busch Gardens! A friend of mine saw them at a tailgate before a Bucs game... I'm glad they're getting national exposure, they definitely deserve it.
     
  2. Jun 5, 2012 #202 of 557
    bryhamm

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    bryhamm

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    Regardless of the back story, was still very unexpected.
     
  4. Jun 5, 2012 #204 of 557
    nataylor

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    Pretty sure. A lot of mentalism relies on stooges.
     
  5. Jun 6, 2012 #205 of 557
    spikedavis

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    I don't understand how a human cannonball is considered a "talent". The cannon does all the work.
     
  6. Jun 6, 2012 #206 of 557
    inaka

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    Yeah, it's a simple trick if he has a partner watching and relaying him info via a radio transmitter either as an earpiece, or if they checked his ear, one cleverly built into his blindfold.
     
  7. Jun 6, 2012 #207 of 557
    danterner

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    I too assumed he had someone in the audience whispering the descriptions in his ear via a wireless earpiece, and that he stuck the earpiece in his ear when wrapping the unnecessary extra tape around his head, and that he removed and discarded it with the tape when he took the tape off. I'd be curious to see whether he could still "read the judges' minds" if the pictures they drew were hidden from the view of the audience.

    That story about the war veteran is crazy if true. Wow.
     
  8. Jun 6, 2012 #208 of 557
    steve614

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    Oh my, that pole dancer...

    Like a train wreck, that was so bad I couldn't avert my eyes. :eek:
    Whoever rigged the pole did a good job. :p
     
  9. Jun 6, 2012 #209 of 557
    busyba

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    Yikes. :eek:

    I gotta say though, when he was with Nick afterwards and Nick said, "that whole sentence, you didn't stutter", I didn't suspect anything, but I did jokingly think he was thinking "oh crap, I forgot to stutter!" :D
     
  10. Jun 6, 2012 #210 of 557
    pmyers

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    People probably missed this the first time, but the stuttering military guy is fake (according to this article).
     
  11. Jun 6, 2012 #211 of 557
    bareyb

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    Not true...

    Google "Mel Tillis" and you'll see that this isn't the first time there has been a stuttering Country Singer. I think this dude simply ripped off his whole act. The only difference being, that in Mel Tillis' case the stutter was real.

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Jun 6, 2012 #212 of 557
    nataylor

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    I have no doubt that the guy's stutter is real. It just seems that it's not the result of a service-related injury like he claims it was.
     
  13. Jun 6, 2012 #213 of 557
    bareyb

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    I'm not so sure... Why would he lie about how it happened? If it wasn't in the Military then how did he suddenly become a stutterer? I think if he lied about one, he could be lying about the other. Unless of course it happened as the result of a drunk driving accident or something like that where he'd need a better back story... I guess we'll see. Something like this isn't going to go away. ;)
     
  14. Jun 6, 2012 #214 of 557
    tiams

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    did anyone else notice how disgusting the bottoms of her feet were?
     
  15. Jun 6, 2012 #215 of 557
    nataylor

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    Maybe he's lying about suddenly becoming a stutterer. Maybe he's had the stutter his whole life. Maybe it's the result of a non-service related injury and he says it's service related to get more sympathy.

    Faking stuttering seems like it would be hard, especially when you'd have to be "always on" around the competition.

    I bet we don't hear about him on the show. He just won't be there in Vegas, and they'll never mention it.
     
  16. Jun 6, 2012 #216 of 557
    bareyb

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    Agreed. That's the only way he could do it. Most of these tricks have ridiculously obvious answers once you know what they are. Remember when they were making 747 Planes disappear in front of 50 people a few years ago? All they did was move the Camera over to where the plane wasn't. Yep. You guessed it. All 50 people were in on it. ;)
     
  17. Jun 6, 2012 #217 of 557
    gossamer88

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    Da boogie...
    Radio Howard would have LHAO when he started speaking.
     
  18. Jun 6, 2012 #218 of 557
    bareyb

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    If he's been a stutterer his whole life then everyone in his life would know he's lying about it happening during combat. So does that mean his wife and all his supporters are in on the lie too? I hope we find out the truth some day. Can't imagine what it might be. There's always the possibility that he got brain damage some other way. But why lie when it's so easy to get caught? The whole thing just seems really bizarre to me.
     
  19. Jun 6, 2012 #219 of 557
    WhiskeyTango

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    For what it's worth:

     
  20. Jun 6, 2012 #220 of 557
    tiams

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    Haven't they already taped the Vegas rounds? I'm sure they can re-edit them if so.
     

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