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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 9, 2012 #261 of 557

    nataylor Curiously Strong TCF Club

    Apr 26, 2000
    Houston, TX
    What makes you think that?
  2. Jun 9, 2012 #262 of 557

    tiams New Member

    Apr 19, 2004
    Common sense.
  3. steve614

    steve614 what ru lookin at?

    May 1, 2006
    Dallas, TX
    Unless said accomplice signs a waiver up front releasing himself from acknowledgement. :p
  4. bareyb

    bareyb Under Maintenance TCF Club

    Dec 1, 2000
    Silicon Valley
    I just watched it again and I'm almost certain he's looking out from under the tape now. There's a fairly good gap (thank you freeze frame) by his nose that looked large enough to see through to me.

    Also, if you watch it in slow-motion you can see where he pulls the mask away from his eyes when he is energetically wrapping his head in the duct tape. The sticky of the tape appears to grab the rest and then he pulls sharply outward away from his eyes when he does the wrap.
  5. morac

    morac Cat God

    Mar 14, 2003
    Even if he could see out the bottom of the tape, I'm not sure when he actually had a chance to look at the papers. They were given to him face down and he never flipped them over before putting them up over his head.
  6. nataylor

    nataylor Curiously Strong TCF Club

    Apr 26, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Go back a few pages. He used thin paper and a thick marker, so the drawings easily bled through.
  7. jdfs

    jdfs Unspecial Member

    Oct 21, 2002
    That second Tampa show (6/12) was horrible. No great acts, horrible ending.
  8. Einselen

    Einselen ɹǝsn pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝɹ

    Apr 25, 2006
    The pop and lock brothers or whatever is their name was a great act and they did not get enough air time in my opinion. Lindsey wasn't horrible either and I am calling it now, Big Barry to win it all!
  9. markz

    markz Active Member

    Oct 22, 2002
    Yeah, Howard was nuts over him!
  10. JFriday

    JFriday "Just The Facts"

    Mar 20, 2002
    Bay Area
    this is my first season watching (because of Howard) I don't think I've seen an act that could keep me entertained longer than 5 minutes. What kind of acts normally win this competition?
  11. andyw715

    andyw715 Well-Known Member

    Jul 31, 2007
    With the execption of Terry Fator (ventriloquist/singers)...its pretty much singers you've haven't heard from since.
  12. Jayjoans

    Jayjoans New Member

    Jan 22, 2003
    The magic act with the yellow motorcycle appearing was so amazingly poorly done I thought it was a joke at first. The front tire is straight, yet the handlebars are turned all the way left. If you watch closely he opens the drapes too early and the model is still swinging the back half of the one dimensional motorcycle to meet with the one dimensional front half of the motorcycle with the messed up steering. Let alone the creepy ghetto eyeliner on the magician, this whole act was a miserable POS.

    It's also completely lame to show the feet of the girls while they struggle to open the sides of the box and swing the "motorcycle" into place.
  13. markz

    markz Active Member

    Oct 22, 2002
    Spoilered in case someone hasn't watched:

    From Wikipedia:

    Season 1 11-year old singer Bianca Ryan, and the runners-up were clogging group All That, and musical group The Millers.

    Season 2 Terry Fator, a ventriloquist who is also a singer, being named the winner, and singer Cas Haley as runner-up.

    Season 3 Neal E. Boyd, an opera singer, was named the winner

    Season 4 Kevin Skinner, an American country music singer, was named the season's winner.

    Season 5 Michael Grimm, an American singer/songwriter, was named the winner.

    Season 6 Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., a Frank Sinatra style singer, was named the winner of season six. Dance group Silhouettes was runner-up.
  14. That Don Guy

    That Don Guy Now with more GB

    Mar 13, 2003
    Benicia, CA
    And in season 5,
    young (to put it mildly - she was 10 at the time) classical singer Jackie Evancho (who won that year's "YouTube's Got Talent" popular vote) finished second
  15. Fish Man

    Fish Man Phish Food

    Mar 4, 2002
    0.7 miles...
    It's a pitty that this is the first season you've watched.

    From a talent perspective, this is by far the lamest season so far.

    I've watched every season except season 1. In every other season, there were several acts in the early audition process that made me say, "Wow, that's really something".

    In this season. No such acts. None. The "best" acts this season are largely poor copies of some of the good acts from previous seasons.
  16. inaka

    inaka Well-Known Member

    Nov 26, 2001
    Oakland, CA
    I can't have a short memory on something I never saw in the first place
    Never saw those threads, videos, etc.
  17. tiams

    tiams New Member

    Apr 19, 2004
    There has got to be some kind of trick involved with the crossbow guy shooting at the woman.

    Horse has got to have some kind of medical problem. I wonder if he has ever had a doctor examine his testicles. Was he really towing with his scrotum?

    I love the ventriloquist with the dog!
  18. morac

    morac Cat God

    Mar 14, 2003
    As usual some of the judges favorites (the 5 year old rapper kid) shouldn't even be there, yet they sent home better acts. Another example is the human cannonball. They send him directly to the live show, but where can he go from his original act? I think he'll get eliminated early on in the audience voting.

    I don't see why since the woman gives the guy aiming directions. As long as she is accurate and he doesn't move it's not that tricky.
  19. markz

    markz Active Member

    Oct 22, 2002
    And if he hits her, it's her fault because she is telling him where to aim! So he can live on guilt-free!
  20. Donbadabon

    Donbadabon Geocacher TCF Club

    Mar 5, 2002
    Franklin, TN
    When I go to Vegas, I can either see the Blue Man Group, Penn & Teller, or a guy who gets kicked in the balls for an hour.


    I don't get the entertainment value in him, at all.

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