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Old 08-12-2012, 06:27 PM
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I can so see Henry in Rio!!
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OMG Boris looks like he actually took a brush to his hair, this must be a special night.
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:28 PM
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I can so see Henry in Rio!!
Still have to get used to calling Harry "Henry", but agree with you - he'll so totally rock Rio!

Rio's presentation time!
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:29 PM
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I'm looking forward to seeing how they extinguish the flame
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Looking forward to Rio already, cannot wait!
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Samba!
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They have their own Leona and 'the dress'.
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Samba is so cool!!
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It's OK Susan, I'm in a good mood, you understand...

Now, The WHo...
"Won't Get Fooled Again?"
but I suppose it will be "Pinball Wizard", yet AGAIN.

"Won't Get Fooled" or "Baba O'Reilly" with that distinctive and cutting synthesiser intro would sound great. One can dream.
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:33 PM
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I'm so loving this!
The Samba Parade and the Drums rock.
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strangely enough.... this fits in pretty well with the rest of the ceremony, and still very Brazil :-)
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:35 PM
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strangely enough.... this fits in pretty well with the rest of the ceremony, and still very Brazil :-)
I was thinking the same thing: very smooth transition.
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It's OK Susan, I'm in a good mood, you understand...

Now, The WHo...
"Won't Get Fooled Again?"
but I suppose it will be "Pinball Wizard", yet AGAIN.

"Won't Get Fooled" or "Baba O'Reilly" with that distinctive and cutting synthesiser intro would sound great. One can dream.
They are due to perform 2 songs and then sing 'all together' with the audience joining in with a 'famous song'.
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:36 PM
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That woman in silver-white dress, isn't that Alessandra Ambrosio?
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Thought the Brazilians would have more skin on display like at Carnival, but perhaps they do not want to offend some more sensitive cultures. Guess we will have to wait for 2016.
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I'm looking forward to seeing how they extinguish the flame
It may be as simple as turning the gas knob down slowly until it's off, ie no big effect, just a gentle shutdown and mega fireworks to follow.
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Always lover Brazilian music.

Pele? It was him, wasn't it?
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Old 08-12-2012, 06:38 PM
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the model... is that Gisele?
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the model... is that Gisele?
Looked more like Alessandra Ambrosio to me.
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I would like to nominate Pele as the one that'll light the flame :-)
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