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Miss Universe 2011 Is Tonight, Sept 12  
User currently offlinesq_ek_freak From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2000, 1644 posts, RR: 20
Posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1428 times:

Just wondering - given that I read a statistic somewhere in an article that this is the world's second most watched event (World Cup being the top) and that they expect over a billion people to tune in from over 100 countries - are any of you tuning in to watch the event? In the US its being aired on NBC at 9pm tonight and will take two hours.

Ordinarily I wouldn't really be into this sort of thing, pageantry and all - but my family has this odd thing where we used to watch this event every year and as such its kind of carried on, and I'll definitely be tuning in to watch it. Was just curious to see if this type of thing was actually as popular as they proport it to be...

PS apparently the odds on favorite to take the crown is USA, followed by China then Australia.

My vote goes to Australia, Portugal and Philippines!

To see them all, visit:
http://www.missuniverse.com/members/contestants


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User currently offlineStarbuk7 From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 599 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1407 times:

Sorry, double dose of Monday Night Football tonight, so it's football all night for me.

These pagents are totally useless anyway. Guys watch it for the bikini part and women watch it for the glamor and dreaming it was them.


User currently offlineHELyes From Thailand, joined Oct 2010, 1002 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1396 times:

It's not shown in Finland, but local tabloid paper told how Miss Finland doesn't get along with her Danish roommate. Miss Denmark watches TV all night and Miss Finland can't sleep, sounds like a Nordic cat fight   But good luck for the final girls!

User currently offlineeicvd From Ireland, joined Mar 2008, 2188 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1345 times:

Nope, I wont be watching but I will check in the morning to see how the Irish girl does.

User currently offlinephotopilot From Canada, joined Jul 2002, 2824 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1325 times:

I'll take Argentina, Croatia and Lebanon for my top three picks (not in order).

User currently offlinemmedford From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 561 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1322 times:

Jeez...


Why can't one of those girls have a bad day and make a mistake?

I can be THAT mistake...



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User currently offlinejoffie From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 821 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1257 times:

I just saw on the news that Angolia Won

User currently offlineaznmadsci From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 3714 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1223 times:

OK, I have to chime in. I really loved the pageant and loved Angola's win! Very deserving. Wish Philippines had placed a bit higher, but 3rd runner up is good.

Just to stir the pot ... Colombia was pictured while touring around Sao Paulo wearing no panties. Also Brazil caused a stir because during her national pageant, the crowd did not approve of her win because she had previously posed for nude pics. Colombia made it to Top 16 while Brazil ended up 2nd runner up.



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User currently offlineeinsteinboricua From Puerto Rico, joined Apr 2010, 3377 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (3 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1118 times:

I knew Brazil would place 2nd runner up. I was split on Ukraine and Angola. I think both ladies deserved to win the crown. Ultimately, Angola won. Congratulations!


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