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It's that time again...

Postby k1w1 » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 9:53 pm

Singapore Idol is coming. It seems like a weird sense of "I have talent and I'm just waiting to be discovered" comes over people. *shudder*

I know this because there the group of teenage boys on the bus this morning thought they would entertain everyone with a really, really atrocious version of some pop song (I think). What was weird though, was that no one but me found it amusing... :lol: Trouble was, that when I grinned and made eye contact with one of them, he took it as a signal that I thought he was good, and started popping out some dance moves and all!!!

There are people who hang out at our condo pool till all hours and belt out ghastly sounds. Another person in the next condo gets her karaoke machine out in the morning and gets her pipes going before breakfast.

I really am finding it hilarious. This society of usually straight-laced people are non-plussed by whacking out a ballad in public. Has anyone else seen any "street talent" emerging?

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Postby Saint » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 10:29 pm

Mrs S and I quite enjoy watching the various Pop Idol programmes on TV. The British one recently finished with a very deserved winner in Shane Ward and now the US one has started again!

We've got a friend over here who used to work behind the bar at our local. Her dream has always been to get into the music biz and she definitely had the voice, looks and talent to do it but never got the right break. We always said she should enter Pop Idol but she always declined as she wanted to make it on her own. (A few years ago she won a comp to become a member of a all girl band which got nowhere)

Anyway just after christmas she comes into the bar and proudly announced that an international all girls band had asked her to be the replacement for one of the girls who had just left! She has spent the last month in the recording studio and flying around the world living her dream.

Now you've got to try and guess which band it is!?

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Postby Bubbles » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:18 pm

Girls Aloud? Pussycat Dolls?
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Postby Saint » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:24 pm

Bubbles wrote:Girls Aloud? Pussycat Dolls?


Nope :)

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Postby Bubbles » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:30 pm

Sugarbabes?

Mis-Teeq?
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Postby tiki » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:32 pm

Sugarbabes :cool:
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Postby Saint » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:32 pm

Bubbles wrote:Sugarbabes?


Yes :D

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Postby Bubbles » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:33 pm

WOW..........Lucky girl, damn I wish it was me. What's she like Saint?
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Postby tiki » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:33 pm

Amelle Berrabah..the girl of Moroccan descent?
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Postby madwolfie » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:41 pm

I want autographs!!!! :wink:

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Postby Saint » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:41 pm

tiki wrote:Amelle Berrabah..the girl of Moroccan descent?


Yes that's the one! We all know her as plain Emma. She had a couple of days off and took the time to pop in and see us all last Saturday night down our local.

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Postby Saint » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:47 pm

madwolfie wrote:I want autographs!!!! :wink:


I'll see what I can do, but it will seem strange asking a mate of yours for an autograph :?

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Postby Bubbles » Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:58 pm

I know, it is strange. Son has links with the Stereophonics through friends, and my daughter is good friends with and went to college with Violet, the barmaid of the Rovers (Coronation Street to those not in the know) and it's the last thing I would do ...ask for autographs. There's also a member of a new young hard rock group who live two doors up from me....called The Automatics.....kid really, but when I see the guy now I feel strange....trying not to stare, because his mum has told us how the manager of the group has warned them all about media snapping them and fans etc....(If you're not into rock you'll perhaps not know them....but they're famous enough for a boy of 18 to have bought his own house, so can't be doing badly...)
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Postby Saint » Thu, 16 Feb 2006 12:41 am

You've summed it up just right Bubbs, just doesn't seem right

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Postby madwolfie » Thu, 16 Feb 2006 12:45 pm

What an "uproar" when I asked for autographs! :lol: (didn't really mean for you to ask for one though Saint)

Maybe a paw-print will do too! :cool: Anyone wants mine for a change? :twisted:


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