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ZITSMAN rules!

Now you all know the type of person I have to deal with on a daily basis here in Utah.

Maybe that's why I didn't find Napoleon Dynamite that funny. There are millions of him here.
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So, since I asked in my local OTA thread and didn't get anyone else with this, I will ask here. Did anyone else have any video staggers? The audio had a few short drop-outs, but nothing bad, but on many occations, the video would stop moving, skip a few frames and then start up again. Probably only missed two or three frames at a time. This was on the show last night (Tuesday) and I don't know about tonight as it is about to start for my time-zone.

Just trying to figure out if it's a problem with my local feed, the network feed or my box....

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Some random comments:

2.Why doesn't Jewel get her teeth fixed?


because believe it or not, some people are perfectly satisfied with how they look, regardless of what other people think or say

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Shows like this are meant to keep the public in vegitative state.

CROPPED < OAR < OPEN MATTE -- OOOOH I SAID IT!
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"you look like one of those creatures that live in the jungle with those massive eyes...what are they called...bush baby"

"he compared me to a monkey...simon can kiss my a$$, because i do not look like a monkey"

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Now you all know the type of person I have to deal with on a daily basis here in Utah.

Every season one or two singers honestly make my cat scream in agony by the awful noises they make. This moon-faced guy was the first one this year. I turned it down and he still kept crying until he finally stopped singing. My cat was singing "Unchained Melody" better than this guy was.

I hope we have more auditions in which the security guys have to "escort" the contestant out of the audition room because he or she got too close to the judges. I'm surprised this doesn't happen more often. That hairdresser guy acted and sounded like he had snorted a handful of angel dust before he showed up there.

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I have not heard the winner of this competition yet.

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Got at least two sweep periods before that's determined.
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So, since I asked in my local OTA thread and didn't get anyone else with this, I will ask here. Did anyone else have any video staggers? The audio had a few short drop-outs, but nothing bad, but on many occations, the video would stop moving, skip a few frames and then start up again. Probably only missed two or three frames at a time. This was on the show last night (Tuesday) and I don't know about tonight as it is about to start for my time-zone.

Just trying to figure out if it's a problem with my local feed, the network feed or my box....

No freezing on my OTA.

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"you look like one of those creatures that live in the jungle with those massive eyes...what are they called...bush baby"

"he compared me to a monkey...simon can kiss my a$$, because i do not look like a monkey"

Simon was mean, insenstive, politically incorrect....and suprisingly accurate.

Now, seriously, is it really possible that he and his friend were so starved for attention that they felt it necessary to put themselves through that.

Although, that other guy -- what was he, a software engineer -- who looked perpetually surprised was downright scary.
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"you look like one of those creatures that live in the jungle with those massive eyes...what are they called...bush baby"

"he compared me to a monkey...simon can kiss my a$$, because i do not look like a monkey"





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because believe it or not, some people are perfectly satisfied with how they look, regardless of what other people think or say

Then why does she get her hair done?

Atlas just shrugged!
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Simon was mean, insenstive, politically incorrect....and suprisingly accurate.

Now, seriously, is it really possible that he and his friend were so starved for attention that they felt it necessary to put themselves through that.

Although, that other guy -- what was he, a software engineer -- who looked perpetually surprised was downright scary.

Some people just want to get their 15 minutes of fame. They know they suck, but are happy for any attention they can get. Then you got the people that think they can sing good but are totally clueless. These people got mental issues or just an inflated ego.

The software guy was just downright hideous. Although it was painful to sit through, I did start laughing since it was so ridiculous to let him finish the song.

The chick with the glasses that had her mother come in for the audition was scary. Same goes for the Taylor Hicks wannabe.
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"Some say I sound like Lance..."

Randy,"Armstrong?"
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That might be one of the most inane things I've ever read, considering Fantasia couldn't hit a single note, screamed constantly with zero control, completely abandoned her poor child (except for the gratuitous use for pity votes onstage one week), and does the same tired ending of every single song with "Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah,..." that ranges to every off-pitch note capable of being heard by the human ear.

Fantasia isn't the worst singer ever to be on AI, she's the worst singer in the history of mankind.

Carrie Underwood was/is soulless. She has little vocal range and zero charisma. She had no ability to step outside of her comfort zone, and was laughable when she attempted to sing something that was not country. If she represents the best of country music then it just shows how pathetic that side of the music spectrum has become.

There is a reason Simon takes delight making snide remarks at her every year since.
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Some people just want to get their 15 minutes of fame. They know they suck, but are happy for any attention they can get. Then you got the people that think they can sing good but are totally clueless. These people got mental issues or just an inflated ego.

The software guy was just downright hideous. Although it was painful to sit through, I did start laughing since it was so ridiculous to let him finish the song.

The chick with the glasses that had her mother come in for the audition was scary. Same goes for the Taylor Hicks wannabe.

Well, that must be it. Any attention is better than no attention. That just seems so sad. But, then again, they did get on national TV with an estimated audience of 37 million viewers.

Ok, that settles it. I'm going to wrap myself in a flag, wear a funny hat, juggle live bushbabies and sing America the Beautiful while drinking a glass of dihydrogen monoxide.
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BTW, I didn't have any issues with the HD feed last night, except having to mute the volume a few times when they let certain people go too long.


Also, I know Jewel has messed up teeth, but I thought she looked really good Tuesday night! Of course, she doesn't allow the teeth to be seen all that much, but she still looked good. Anyone have any good HD screen caps of her?

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Here's one of the more obvious cases of jaggies last night:



Many of the shots looked like upconverted 480i.

That's not what I saw. On my 80" FP each one of those jaggies would have been huge, and I think I would have noticed. OTA KFQX in Grand Junction.
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that pic has some major jaggie...pixels if anything!
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Yeah, that's not a good screen shot; something's amiss there. The show is broadcast in HD, and looks it.
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That's not what I saw. On my 80" FP each one of those jaggies would have been huge, and I think I would have noticed. OTA KFQX in Grand Junction.

There were huge. I can't say why you didn't notice (a big screen doesn't help if you sit too far away from it). They were most obvious here when Randy hid under the papers but there were other more subtle deinterlacing and upconverting artifacts. When the judges talked you could sometimes see their mouths flickering as they talked.

But last night I didn't see any of these artifacts and I was watching carefully. Maybe they were short one HD camera in Minneapolis and had to swap in a SD camera.

This was OTA.

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Yeah, that's not a good screen shot; something's amiss there. The show is broadcast in HD, and looks it.

It's broadcast in HD but it's obvious that they use SD cameras in many segments during the auditions but I've never seen them used in the audition room. The screen shot is exactly what I and others saw.

If you still have this on disk, post a screen shot of what you saw. This was early in the show when the kid wearing a cell phone microphone went out to get some water, came back, and did even worse than before. Randy started laughing and covered his face under the papers.

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You know, if she IS addicted to pain killers, may FOX could do a crossover from House and have Tritter show up on AI as a contestant, get humiliated, and then....

She should do a cameo on House. LOL
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The ALL TIME #1 audition!''

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Fantasia is a lot more talented to Carrie Underwood. Carrie isn't even that interesting a country singer much less an American Idol.

Some people should just be ignored.
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I only noticed jaggies Tuesday night from the camera that provides the shot shown in post #109. I didn't notice it on the Wednesday broadcast, but it was obvious on Tuesday.
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The ALL TIME #1 audition!''

http://youtube.com/watch?v=U-YhXSCLGHI

Just watched it. Priceless.
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Second huge 'Idol' night: 36.9 million
Fox show tops last year's night two by 5.4 million
By Toni Fitzgerald MediaLifeMagazine Jan 18, 2007

At this rate, it won't take Fox much time at all to catch up with the Big Three, much less pull ahead. The second night of the network's American Idol delivered ratings nearly as spectacular as night one, sending the other networks into a deep funk last night.

Idol averaged 36.9 million total viewers from 8 to 10 p.m. last night, according to Nielsen overnights, just 600,000 fewer than its record debut total Tuesday night. It was up an impressive 5.4 million over last year's night two, though that show was only an hour long.

Among adults 18-49, Idol averaged a 15.4, 0.3 behind Tuesday's debut. That was up 18 percent over last year's 13.0 for night two. Idol peaked with 39.6 million total viewers at 9 p.m. and a 17.0 in 18-49s.

What's more, Idol obliterated the competition last night, outdrawing the other four English-language networks combined. Only one show, CBS's Criminal Minds, managed to draw a rating above 3.0 in 18-49s, and among total viewers, it was the only competitor to top 10 million.

In fact, in the 8 p.m. hour, Idol's most-watched competitor was ABC's double dose of According to Jim, with a mere 6.9 million viewers.

It seems Idol is poised for its most-watched season ever, and that's saying something. The first two episodes have pulled the second- and third-most viewers in the show's history, behind only season two's 38 million finale.

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The ALL TIME #1 audition!''

http://youtube.com/watch?v=U-YhXSCLGHI

Leroy Wells is just as bad/good as Leroy Jenkins. Must be the name.
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