America's Got Talent Season 7 Discussion (Spoilers)

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  1. Jul 8, 2012 #381 of 557
    busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

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    Either that or he actually knows all the details about that rather than just the soundbite that was issued to pander to the simpletons.
     
  2. Jul 8, 2012 #382 of 557
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    So he just got the simpleton Romney soundbite then?
     
  3. Jul 8, 2012 #383 of 557
    busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

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    Ummm.... well played?
     
  4. tiams

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    Big Barry made me irrationally angry tonight. Angry at Howie, and angry at the producers. What a waste of a spot in the quarter finals. I almost wish America would vote to send him to the finals to punish Howie for being a horrible judge of talent and the producers for being stupid.
     
  5. morac

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    Ugh what happened tonight? Most of the acts were downright boring or took a step backwards tonight. The only ones I found good were the acrobats, Tim Hockenberry (kind of reminds me a bit of Bruce Springsteen) and the comic Tom (started off slow, but got funny quickly). The archer is good, though his act is a little too slow and really as long as his equipment is calibrated correctly it's not really that dangerous, but he was still better than the other acts.

    The magic act was okay, but I'm pretty sure I know how they did it (watch the woman's hands as she's being "removed from" the sword), Turf and the lion dancers did pretty much the same act (and Turf seemed cocky tonight). The Lisa Clark dance group was lame as was Aurora Light Painters. I didn't particularly like the girl singer or All Ways.

    Finally Howard was right about Big Barry, Howie does owe the other acts an apology. Big Barry was a joke and Howie is a horrible judge.
     
  6. getreal

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    Didn't Sharon and/or Stern have to vote Big Barry through in order for him to appear in the quarterfinals? Mandel's vote alone couldn't do it, or am I misunderstanding something?
     
  7. Einselen

    Einselen ɹǝsn pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝɹ

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    As others said it isn't just Howie who let Big Barry get this far. You can actually blame Stern as in Tampa Howie votes yes, Sharron no and Howard, who "X"ed Barry, had "a change of heart" and voted him through to Vegas.
     
  8. morac

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    Howard said Howie filibustered. My guess is Howie wouldn't agree to let through Howard and/or Sharon's picks unless Big Barry went through. The whole show is a joke to Howie. It always has been. Howie admitted Big Barry can't sing, so why put him through?

    Big Barry might have gotten to Vegas with Howard's help, but it should have ended there. He should have been sent home immediately. From that point on, it was all Howie's fault he was put through.
     
  9. DLL66

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    I about had it with Howard Stern. It seems to me that he thinks he is the lone star of the show and the audience is there because of him. He can go next year.
     
  10. loubob57

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    This was Big Barry's best performance so far. But that ain't saying much.

    Howard really does need to share the blame for letting him through the first time. Maybe he'll remember next season that those decisions can have consequences. And what was his problem at the end? The audience was obviously disagreeing with him as much as Howie and Sharon.
     
  11. Cainebj

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    I thought the Lisa Clark dancers were pretty great.
    I dunno what Howie was goin on about especially if you compare that to the Big Barry debacle.

    I also liked the husband wife aerial act.
    The magician - just the single moment when I thought she fell (and got spiked)
    Other than that.
    Not so much - including Turf the highly over-rated contortionist dancer -
    there are a hundred better than him over on So You Think You Can Dance.
     
  12. Jayjoans

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    Coincidentally, I had just seen "Magic's secrets revealed" just a couple of nights ago. The magician's illusion was painfully obvious and not even very well done. The masked magician on the secrets show did it much better. You could tell that the wife was continually concerned that her "apparatus" was going to pop out.
     
  13. bareyb

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    Funny, I was thinking that exact thing about Howie. To me he's the weak link now. I rarely agree with him and it wouldn't bother me a bit if he were replaced. I don't think he knows what he's talking about.
     
  14. Sacrilegium

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    I thought the commentary on the light show group was a bit odd. They just got done telling a story with their light show, and the judges' response was "Next time, tell a story." Huh?

    There was a girl in her bed. She saw monsters' eyes all over the room and got frightened. One particularly big three-eyed monster was there, and he smiled at her with a goofy smile. So she let her guard down and came closer. They made a connection and he gave/drew her a gift box. When she opened the box, three balloons (which looked like his three eyes) came out, and a doll of him was inside. So instead of being afraid of this monster, she overcome her fear, gave him a chance, and made a friend.

    It ain't Moby Dick or anything, but they did tell a story. The judges seemed to think it was just random images thrown together.
     
  15. Donbadabon

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    I agree 100%. I understood it, not sure why they were confused.
     
  16. morac

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    Yeah that really made no sense. Though they did say to "use words" next time, so maybe when they said "tell a story" they really meant "tell".

    I doubt the light act will be back though since they weren't nearly as good as the first two times.

    That and the fact that the audience seems to vote based on what Howard says. :p
     
  17. tiams

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    Very good points. I hope Howie points that out if Big Barry advances tonight. Perhaps America did what Howard Stern used to suggest they do for American Idol and "vote for the worst"
     
  18. Odds Bodkins

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    I wonder if Turf will step it up in the finals and dislocate his hip or something.
     
  19. loubob57

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    Turf is the only choice I don't agree with. There are a couple of other acts I like better than him.

    I'm surprised but happy that the comedian made it.
     
  20. bryhamm

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    Was too obvious that they were going to push the first 2 through, and thus it was also obvious that the next group was gonna get "no one" through.
     

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