February 5th, 2011

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Green Room - Week 12 - Day 4

It was a weird night. But good.

Weird is OK as long as it's good! Unless of course it's one of those "weird and exciting" nights. Which are a completely different thing.

Hope that yours was alright. At least until this afternoon that is!

What is going on this afternoon?

Well, it's the end of the Second Chance poll - http://community.livejournal.com/therealljidol/422091.html

and the deadline for the main competition, where we will be finding out the terms of your fate: http://community.livejournal.com/therealljidol/422293.html

and of course "that thing" will be happening to you. Unfortunately, I did sign something saying that I wouldn't give you a heads up that it was going to go down. But I didn't say that I wouldn't try to drop a hint - watch where you are stepping.

If you heed the advice, maybe you can diverge that timeline and stop all of those horrible things from happening. If not - well, at least the horrible things leave me alone, and actually bring me on as senior executive management.
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Results - Second Chance Idol Week 4

We have the usual round of good news/bad news.


The bad news is, of course, the eliminations. The good part of that is that although I said I would be getting rid of 5, since there was a 3 way tie, and Second Chance is coming to an end pretty soon anyway, I figured that I would give those three another shot and not make them break the tie.


Which still leaves us four of the people vying for a shot to get into the main competition. Some of them are familiar. Some you don't realize are familiar. (or probably should have become more familiar with if you didn't get the chance to read them. I'm hoping you will continue to be able to get that chance via the Home Game)


Today we are saying goodbye to


alandunne
quoting_mungo
sircaliban and
sorryimsorry


The best part of the day though is announcing who is being given the opportunity (provided they accept) of stepping up into the main competition.

This group seems awfully darn familiar for some reason!

Congratulations to

diagenou
ecosopher
spydielives
superhappytime and
similiesslip
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Vote - Week 12

A few words from clauderainsrm:

Before we get to the fun stuff, we of course have the usual round of business to take care of -

in this case, it's saying goodbye to two people who dropped, two people who were being mentioned as potential contenders from the ranks of the newbies: spirited_grace and beyond_my_smile. Both whom ended up getting body slammed by Real Life. That evilest of villains.
There are no bye-outs this week! Congratulations everyone!

***
Sometimes things work out even better than they look on paper.

When I was planning this season out, I was looking at a the idea of a week involving a variable. I wasn't sure what it should be though. Obviously, it had to be something big enough to get people's attention. A look at the calendar helped me make up my mind.

Every year there ends up being a conflict between the people who love football and the folks who think that somehow if it wasn't around that more people would love Glee. I'm pretty sure it has something to do with high school still playing out.


Tomorrow (Sunday) is the Super Bowl. The biggest day in the NFL schedule. The one for all the marbles.

I set the variable to be held on Super Bowl weekend.

I never dreamed how well it would work out.

I, in general, like you. I want to see you do well. Because that's how I am.

kithan, on a regular basis, advocates mass eliminations and for people just to leave her alone. Because that's how she is.

I am a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan. She is a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan.

It was as though the universe peeked over my shoulder to take a look my my notes.

So here's the deal. If the Steelers win - I get my way.

No one is eliminated this week and the world is a good and just place.

If the Packers win - kithan gets her way.

And it's a double elimination - the two people at the bottom of the polls will be going home - in each tribe.

It's also a "friends only" vote this week, so you need to be a member of the community in order to vote! Just to make it a little more interesting! Oh, and of course what is a week in Idol without more tribe adjustments!

The poll will close Tuesday Feb 8th at 9pm EST. If there is no elimination there may be a special surprise. If there is one, well, then we will be saying goodbye to some people.

Good luck to everyone!





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