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Old 03-03-2009, 06:59 PM   #1
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OK, I'll admit it. I watch Idol. Yea, I know, it's pretty lame, but I do enjoy it. Anyone else watching this year? I must say I really like Adam Lambert so far. Cute, great voice, and a great performer. Hey, beats watching CNN just for a brief escape from reality.
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Old 03-03-2009, 07:20 PM   #2
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Oh gosh, yes. American Idol is my most secret "guilty pleasure". Well, not so secret any longer, I suppose.

I love listening to the music. I don't really have a favorite yet in this year's contest, though.
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I've watched every season of American Idol. But I have to admit, I only watch the shows in the beginning. When they're at the point of having to get votes to stay in the competition, I lose interest.
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Never watched it. The Golf Channel runs 24/7.
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I've watched every season of American Idol. But I have to admit, I only watch the shows in the beginning. When they're at the point of having to get votes to stay in the competition, I lose interest.
Here I am checking in during the commercials bbbami, it's funny you said this because I'm just the opposite. The begining is kinda boring for me and like it more when I get to know the performers later on in the competition. Anyway, check out Adam. He might keep you interested
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Oh gosh, yes. American Idol is my most secret "guilty pleasure". Well, not so secret any longer, I suppose.

I love listening to the music. I don't really have a favorite yet in this year's contest, though.
Thanks W2R, hearing this from you makes me feel like I'm not such a nerd afterall
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Adam is pretty interesting, I'll agree!

I prefer the shows after the top 12 are selected, myself. In fact, I wish they would do twice as many shows with the top 12. Each year, the top 12 are all terrific and I love listening to them.

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Thanks W2R, hearing this from you makes me feel like I'm not such a nerd afterall
We're not nerds - - we're just listening to a teeny-bopper show!! I suppose. At least, that's what SOME people think. But then, what do they know.
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Note to self....check out Adam....
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Never watched it. The Golf Channel runs 24/7.
DH watches Idol with me only because I bribe him with cold beverages and snacks. I suspect he'd really rather be watching the History Channel most nights. But I even he would admit he's enjoyed some of the performances.
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I got turned onto American Idol by my 93 year old Mom. So ,yes I'm watching it but I really prefer So you think you can dance .
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Here I am checking in during the commercials bbbami, it's funny you said this because I'm just the opposite. The begining is kinda boring for me and like it more when I get to know the performers later on in the competition. Anyway, check out Adam. He might keep you interested
I am the same way. I generally hate the auditions, after so many seasons there aren't any entertaining horrible singers left. Just people who are desperate for attention, deluded people, and stupid people, and I just don't find them pathetic. (Although, I admit I've smiled a few times watch Nick/Norman's antics.)

Once the competition gets down to 8 or so (gets rid of the folks marginal folks) I get interested. No big favorites so far this season. I was a bit upset they got rid of the very pretty girl with the ugly tat.

My favorite singer is Danny, he reminds me of Elvis Costello.
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Just people who are desperate for attention, deluded people, and stupid people, and I just don't find them pathetic.
You are referring to that silly TV program and not this forum, right?
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Tonight Lil Rounds knocked it out of the ballpark. Dang, she is one fine singer!
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I appreciate the show.

It's something a Dad can watch with 14 y/o daughter that's not full of sexual innuendo and other trash (for the most part) and that we can both enjoy, discuss, & laugh at, argue about with each other. That's hard to find on TV anymore.

We used to watch Who Wants To Be a Millionaire regularly.

Both shows kind of remind me of how TV used to be.
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I agree, it is one of the few shows that the whole family can get into.

I'm not sure why so many people think of it as so "beneath them" or whatever. I wonder if those are the people who just watch the first shows with the staged bad singers (I hate those). I'm really not into pop culture at all, but I like this show pretty much.

I like to see the progress of some singers, and also see them tackle different styles. Schedule has been such I haven't seen much this season. Saw tonight, it was OK. Every once in a while there is a real goose-bump performance though.

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I appreciate the show.

It's something a Dad can watch with 14 y/o daughter that's not full of sexual innuendo and other trash (for the most part) and that we can both enjoy, discuss, & laugh at, argue about with each other. That's hard to find on TV anymore.

We used to watch Who Wants To Be a Millionaire regularly.

Both shows kind of remind me of how TV used to be.
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My favorite singer is Danny, he reminds me of Elvis Costello.
Actually, Danny is from my neck of the woods. He hits me as Morton Downey Jr. with a Bryan Adams voice.........
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I've been hooked since Clay and Reubin were the two finalists, Last year i lost $20 to my wife when they picked David Cooke and not David Archuletta. Bit early to pick a winner this year but the 16yr old girl with red hair can really belt out a song.
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I've watched since episode one of season one. I don't usually like to route for the favorite but Adam is the only person who's stood out for me so far and he's also a fellow Wisconsinite so I have to route for him for now.
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I've watched since episode one of season one. I don't usually like to route for the favorite but Adam is the only person who's stood out for me so far and he's also a fellow Wisconsinite so I have to route for him for now.
I meant Danny not Adam. Danny is my early favorite.
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