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Old 07-27-2012, 05:48 PM
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I'm in the USA and so appreciating the heads up! I'm do excited to see QEII as part of the opening ceremonies. I know that most people want Mr Banister to light the cauldron, but I would LOVE for QEII to light it! Let me know :)
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P. L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins, was born and raised in Queensland, Australia, before moving to England.

Such a great story. Loved it as a child.
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Mr Bean is never NOT funny.
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Old 07-27-2012, 05:56 PM
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Trying to fit too much in too little time again.
The songs though... I grew up listening to them! Beatles coming soon, I guess.
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Old 07-27-2012, 05:58 PM
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I think maybe HM will appreciate the opening performance segment more than this segment.
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Old 07-27-2012, 05:59 PM
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Did I just miss music people?! Help me out spent 30 minutes picking up my father.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:00 PM
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I can just imagine Prince Philip's face through this segment...
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Did I just miss music people?! Help me out spent 30 minutes picking up my father.
In the progress!
We're in 70's now. Listening to Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. God, I LOVE that stuff.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:01 PM
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I can just imagine Prince Philip's face through this segment...
I can imagine Philip's displeasure at having had to attend at all!
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There's been no actual live music performed so far, apart from the London Symphony Orchestra.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:03 PM
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I love the music, don't get me wrong but I'm again with the why?! I missed the best bit when The Queen arrived!
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:03 PM
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Did I just miss music people?! Help me out spent 30 minutes picking up my father.
London Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle played Chariots of Fire, they had messed Mr Bean into it.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:04 PM
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I've missed the Queen's moment.


I hope to find a video tomorrow...
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:05 PM
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Seriously! Facebook, Social Networking, Texting? This is surreal. Poor Philip.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:07 PM
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I've missed the Queen's moment.
I hope to find a video tomorrow...
The quality is pretty horrible, but you can see the helicopter moment here.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:07 PM
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Poor Amy Winehouse. Love a bit of Muse.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:08 PM
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It is quite nice to see Tim.

Is it me, or is anyone else a bit annoyed that the announcements come in French then English?
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:09 PM
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The best part in the last couple of minutes was Muse's Uprising.
But seriously, this is definitely not the best part of the show.
Nice tribute to Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Overall, not sorry for this segment's end.
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:09 PM
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There's always some element of an Opening ceremony that fails to inspire. For me, it's what one expected to see.

Sydney is said to have been the greatest Olympic opening ceremony/olympics of all time. The latter is yet to be determined, but as far as opening cermeony's go I think Sydney will keep that mantle.

Though I was very impressed with Beijing. The militaristic precision of that production was quite awe inspiring.
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The only bit I'm waiting for is the torch lighting, Roger all the way!
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