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#1 OFFLINE   Madame Tessa Shelley

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 10:33 PM

I know. I know exactly what you want to see. If you missed it, or just wanted to see it again, here you go.

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Chauncey in a top hat

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Of course, we can't forget her. In case you can't tell, the wonderful woman on the far right is none other than our lovely J.K. Rowling.

There were other things, some were super awesome, but these....These are the best parts of all.

We all know Voldy will be seen.



#2 OFFLINE   Stephen Hauser

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 10:58 PM

Yay for JK Rowling!

#3 OFFLINE   Irina L. Hunter

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 12:36 AM

All I can say is, thanks Great Britain for making a certain person sound like a fool!!

Excellent job - best part was Sir Paul . . .

and the torch lighting, awesome torch!

#4 OFFLINE   Joss Whitsunday

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 01:09 AM

Seriously, Kenneth Brannagh in a top hat. He is one classy fellow. That was my favorite part and I personally believe C needs to make it his sig right stat meow!

#5 OFFLINE   Khaleesi Lunae

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 01:30 AM

I am very proud of them for incorporating Harry Potter in. Shows a level of respect for the series I wasn't expecting to see.

Voldemort defeated by Mary Poppins though...?

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#6 OFFLINE   Vivienne Matthews

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 01:39 AM

Of course, she was magical too!

#7 OFFLINE   Tallulah Brimstone

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 06:51 AM

Speaking as a Brit I thought it was absolutely stunning, I loved the entire thing! It incorporated so many different things but my favourite was when they linked Great Ormond Street Hospital and more specifically the NHS with children's literature I thought that was beautiful. Danny Boyle did amazingly well to put this all together!!
And the Queen with James Bond! Brilliant!!!!!!

#8 OFFLINE   Ophelia Thorn-Blossom

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 08:33 AM

I can't believe I missed this! That is just awesome!

#9 OFFLINE   Prof. Aqua Rye

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 12:49 PM

Missed the first half, but that was the most interesting, only saw the last half :( But I did see CC in the top hat! I hope it reruns soon so I can see the full thing!

#10 OFFLINE   Tessa Fox

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 03:14 PM

Watched the whole thing and loved it!:)

#11 OFFLINE   Revan Yakuza

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 09:43 AM

I know. I know exactly what you want to see. If you missed it, or just wanted to see it again, here you go.

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Chauncey in a top hat



I'm confused, is he suppose to be Abraham Lincoln? Or some person in British History that I don't give a crap about. Either way Chauncey you look like you could stand to shed a few pounds.

#12 OFFLINE   Madame Tessa Shelley

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 12:16 PM

No, he wasn't Abraham Lincoln, he was dressed as Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and if anyone didn't know, he was reading the Tempest.

#13 OFFLINE   Revan Yakuza

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 12:59 PM

No, he wasn't Abraham Lincoln, he was dressed as Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and if anyone didn't know, he was reading the Tempest.


I was right, some guy from British history I don't give a crap about.

#14 OFFLINE   Giselle DLisle

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 02:15 PM

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In the fires of Mount Doom, Sauron forged the Olympic Rings and in them he poured his malice and spite!


Oh wait..... Wrong movie. Anyway, the forging of the Olympic Rings was probably one of my favorite parts!


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Chauncey with a stogie, a look of absolute pride and the founders of industry doing interpretive dance.


All of this combined with that catchy whistling tune when the rings came together, oh so many tears.