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Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 21:28
by c1ask0
Tony wrote:
Marmaduke wrote:Russia deserve to win just on the strength of their staging. It was amazing.

:werd: I came on the forum and I was going to post the same thing.

Their odds of winning with the bookies are 4/7, so it's basically a dead cert now.

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 22:37
by Marmaduke
We deserved so much better than where we placed. The new voting system is so much better though, even if it's completely fucking bizarre. WTF? Poland?

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 22:44
by c1ask0
Marmaduke wrote:We deserved so much better than where we placed. The new voting system is so much better though, even if it's completely fucking bizarre. WTF? Poland?

Me and my friends liked the fact that Australia were denied the chance to win. We really didn't want them to win!

Agree on our result though. It's pretty ridiculous, but at least we had some false hope along the way. :shrug:

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 22:45
by Tony
Marmaduke wrote:We deserved so much better than where we placed. The new voting system is so much better though, even if it's completely fucking bizarre. WTF? Poland?


I completely agree with this. I also feel sorry for Dami Im and Australia as she had a big lead in the jury votes. It is really interesting to see the huges differences between the jury and televoting results, that was so INTENSE!

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 22:55
by rxxli
No
No
No
No
Fucking
No
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Christ almighty all that is holy. This was fucked up as shit. My worst nightmare.

The only good thing - Lithuania did well. Oh and the new voting is exciting. Also... general public sucks dick.

EDIT: It was interesting to see Poland get so many votes. I voted for Australia and Lithuania as promised. Even if it did fuck all. Because none of our public votes went to Lithuania. We gave 12 points to Serbia.

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 23:24
by Tony
The top televote in the UK was for Lithuania, with second Poland. WHAT?

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 23:27
by c1ask0
Tony wrote:The top televote in the UK was for Lithuania, with second Poland. WHAT?

Lots of Lithuanians and Poles in the UK vote for their home countries. Happens every year...

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 23:31
by Tony
The 'WHAT?' was for Poland, who despite doing terribly with the juries, did very well with the public vote beating literally everyone except Russia and Ukraine. I just couldn't believe that :shrug:

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 14 May 2016, 23:39
by c1ask0
Tony wrote:The 'WHAT?' was for Poland, who despite doing terribly with the juries, did very well with the public vote beating literally everyone except Russia and Ukraine. I just couldn't believe that :shrug:

Now that I think of it, Poland got the most YouTube views leading up to the contest. I guess people just didn't really expect much to come out of their song.

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 15 May 2016, 00:41
by Jacketh
Oh my god. That was so dramatic for me.

As you guys know, I enjoy a bit of a gamble on this. At the start of the week, I got odds of 17.00 on Australia to win, and I put £12.50 on it. So that is £200 if they win. Australia's odds dropped to 1.12 when they dominating it with the Jury vote, and I thought... hold on a minute, it can all change right at the end when the Televoting is announced. So I decided to cash out for £190.

At the same time, I noticed that Ukraine were 80.00, which didn't seem right to me at all. People were assuming it was all over and that Australia had won it. All I can assume is that they didn't understand how much it could change at the end. So I decided to put £2 on that.

Image

Incredible :D

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 15 May 2016, 00:46
by Jacketh
Despite my win on Ukraine, money aside, I am disappointed that Australia didn't win as I did love the song. Still though, Ukraine is a heartfelt song and I'm glad Russia didn't win - purely because I felt like there was zero creativity there. Was all about the effects and trying to emulate Mans from last year in their own way. Did not like it at all.

I enjoyed that Eurovision though! Considering I didn't love many songs this year.

Idk how many people on here watched it but GTF's chatroom was really busy. We should try and bring GFO together in future for one night! :)

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 15 May 2016, 13:51
by Brasileiro
It as very exciting!
I´m glad that the Ukraine won.
I didn´t want Australia to win.
Definitely never thought Russia would win, I still don´t know why so many thought they would?

The Dutch guy wasn´t half as spontanious as in the semi final. I was disappointed.

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 15 May 2016, 15:28
by Jack Spears
Jacketh wrote:Oh my god. That was so dramatic for me.

As you guys know, I enjoy a bit of a gamble on this. At the start of the week, I got odds of 17.00 on Australia to win, and I put £12.50 on it. So that is £200 if they win. Australia's odds dropped to 1.12 when they dominating it with the Jury vote, and I thought... hold on a minute, it can all change right at the end when the Televoting is announced. So I decided to cash out for £190.

At the same time, I noticed that Ukraine were 80.00, which didn't seem right to me at all. People were assuming it was all over and that Australia had won it. All I can assume is that they didn't understand how much it could change at the end. So I decided to put £2 on that.

Image

Incredible :D


Use that money to update the forum pls, thanks ;)

Re: Eurovision 2016

Unread postPosted: 4 November 2016, 19:32
by Jacketh
Lil' bump

You guys should check out


Its his first release since he represented Belgium in 2015 and holy shit