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Subject: We know that MUO is a voter. What we don't know is how much their vote counts - or how it is figured in. For all we know, MUO has 80% of the vote, or perhaps they can veto 1,2,3 individuals. We have no idea. Unless they publish the criteria - it could be anything.


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And.... they don't publish the criteria. This is where fairy tales meet cold dispassionate business.
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Date Posted: 15:24:14 03/20/18 Tue
In reply to: Old timer 's message, "A serious question on predetermining a winner..." on 21:23:57 03/19/18 Mon


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[> [> Subject: That is a good point, and I think it is where the pageant has lost a lot of credibility in recent years. Back in the day, they used to make a big deal about the scoring and judging and explaining how it was done, etc. I may have disagreed with the choice of a winner, but I was always pretty confident that the judges actually chose her. These days, it feels like anything is possible, since nothing is transparent anymore.


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Date Posted: 16:26:15 03/20/18 Tue

That is a good point, and I think it is where the pageant has lost a lot of credibility in recent years. Back in the day, they used to make a big deal about the scoring and judging and explaining how it was done, etc. I may have disagreed with the choice of a winner, but I was always pretty confident that the judges actually chose her. These days, it feels like anything is possible, since nothing is transparent anymore.

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[> [> [> Subject: Miss USA is like Roller Derby, we knew it was fixed but it was a guilty pleasure. The final question is a lot easier under IMG than under Trump. Someone suggested, that some contestants have a general idea which questions maybe asked under IMG. Under Trump, I think the final questions were unrehearsed.


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Date Posted: 20:14:07 03/20/18 Tue


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[> [> [> [> Subject: that really is a bad idea. When she wins she could put her foot in her mouth; so many do under pressure. For some reason I had not thought about the fact that MUO has a votr ( and no one says how much it counts for) so it could be done easily if they have say 80% of the vote. At this point I do not know why anyone would invest so much in this.


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Date Posted: 22:10:14 03/20/18 Tue


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