Dancing with the Stars - Spring 2018 Fashions & more

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#1
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
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A condensed season starts on April 30th. I haven't heard about any stars or dancers confirmed yet.
I'll miss the first week because we're going on MSC Seaside that week.

http://www.tvguide.com/news/dancing-...ew-showrunner/

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Carnival Magic (7) - Aug. 26, 2017......Carnival Magic (8) - Sept 10, 2016
Carnival Sunshine "Journey" (Southern/9) - April 29, 2016......Carnival Liberty (Southern/7) - Sept. 6, 2015 (engine room fire cruise)
Celestyal Crystal (Cuba cruise from Havana/7) - Feb. 16, 2015......Carnival Liberty (western/8) - Aug. 22, 2014
Carnival Freedom B2B (southern/8; western/6) -Aug.24 & Sept.1, 2013.....RCCL F/of the Seas (eastern/7) - September 23,2012
Carnival Spirit (Alaska/7) - June 28, 2011 ...... Carnival Legend (western/7) - September 5, 2010
Norwegian Dawn (east coast/canada/7) - September 6, 2009 ...... 2nd International F2F - Niagara Falls, Aug 09
Carnival Liberty (eastern/7) - September 20, 2008 ...... Carnival Liberty (western/6) - September 23, 2007
Carnival Glory (western/7) - September 9, 2006 ...... Carnival Glory (eastern/7) - September 17, 2005 Honeymoon [/center]
PORTS: St. Thomas (5), St. Martin (4), CocoaCay, Nassau (2), Key West (2), Belize (2), Half Moon Cay, Cozumel (2), Costa Maya, Ocho Rios (2), Grand Cayman (3), San Juan (3), Port Canaveral (2), Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Halifax, Saint John, Bar Harbor, Boston (2), Newport, Tampa, Roatan, Vancouver, Seattle, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan & Tracy Arm Fjord, Aruba, Curacao, Grand Turk (2), La Romana, Montego Bay, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Lucia; CUBA - Havana, Antilla, Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos/Trinidad, Isla de la Juventud.
#3
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
3,317 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
I agree. It's hard to get to know the Stars and fun to see them improve.

Here's an article with some rumors.
https://heavy.com/entertainment/2018...eason-26-dwts/

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Carnival Magic (7) - Aug. 26, 2017......Carnival Magic (8) - Sept 10, 2016
Carnival Sunshine "Journey" (Southern/9) - April 29, 2016......Carnival Liberty (Southern/7) - Sept. 6, 2015 (engine room fire cruise)
Celestyal Crystal (Cuba cruise from Havana/7) - Feb. 16, 2015......Carnival Liberty (western/8) - Aug. 22, 2014
Carnival Freedom B2B (southern/8; western/6) -Aug.24 & Sept.1, 2013.....RCCL F/of the Seas (eastern/7) - September 23,2012
Carnival Spirit (Alaska/7) - June 28, 2011 ...... Carnival Legend (western/7) - September 5, 2010
Norwegian Dawn (east coast/canada/7) - September 6, 2009 ...... 2nd International F2F - Niagara Falls, Aug 09
Carnival Liberty (eastern/7) - September 20, 2008 ...... Carnival Liberty (western/6) - September 23, 2007
Carnival Glory (western/7) - September 9, 2006 ...... Carnival Glory (eastern/7) - September 17, 2005 Honeymoon [/center]
PORTS: St. Thomas (5), St. Martin (4), CocoaCay, Nassau (2), Key West (2), Belize (2), Half Moon Cay, Cozumel (2), Costa Maya, Ocho Rios (2), Grand Cayman (3), San Juan (3), Port Canaveral (2), Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Halifax, Saint John, Bar Harbor, Boston (2), Newport, Tampa, Roatan, Vancouver, Seattle, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan & Tracy Arm Fjord, Aruba, Curacao, Grand Turk (2), La Romana, Montego Bay, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Lucia; CUBA - Havana, Antilla, Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos/Trinidad, Isla de la Juventud.
#4
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
3,317 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Figure skater Tonya Harding, figure skater Adam Rippon and snowboarder Jamie Anderson are the first 3 stars.
I could do without Tonya, but I guess she's a hot commodity still because of the "I Tonya" movie last year. Don't know if I'll ever watch it since I grew up watching her skate and never liked her even before the whole Nancy thing.

https://www.usmagazine.com/entertain...tm_campaign=FB



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Carnival Magic (7) - Aug. 26, 2017......Carnival Magic (8) - Sept 10, 2016
Carnival Sunshine "Journey" (Southern/9) - April 29, 2016......Carnival Liberty (Southern/7) - Sept. 6, 2015 (engine room fire cruise)
Celestyal Crystal (Cuba cruise from Havana/7) - Feb. 16, 2015......Carnival Liberty (western/8) - Aug. 22, 2014
Carnival Freedom B2B (southern/8; western/6) -Aug.24 & Sept.1, 2013.....RCCL F/of the Seas (eastern/7) - September 23,2012
Carnival Spirit (Alaska/7) - June 28, 2011 ...... Carnival Legend (western/7) - September 5, 2010
Norwegian Dawn (east coast/canada/7) - September 6, 2009 ...... 2nd International F2F - Niagara Falls, Aug 09
Carnival Liberty (eastern/7) - September 20, 2008 ...... Carnival Liberty (western/6) - September 23, 2007
Carnival Glory (western/7) - September 9, 2006 ...... Carnival Glory (eastern/7) - September 17, 2005 Honeymoon [/center]
PORTS: St. Thomas (5), St. Martin (4), CocoaCay, Nassau (2), Key West (2), Belize (2), Half Moon Cay, Cozumel (2), Costa Maya, Ocho Rios (2), Grand Cayman (3), San Juan (3), Port Canaveral (2), Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Halifax, Saint John, Bar Harbor, Boston (2), Newport, Tampa, Roatan, Vancouver, Seattle, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan & Tracy Arm Fjord, Aruba, Curacao, Grand Turk (2), La Romana, Montego Bay, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Lucia; CUBA - Havana, Antilla, Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos/Trinidad, Isla de la Juventud.
#5
3 hours east of Toronto
8,397 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Hi all!

Kerri ~ thanks for this info. I'll watch even though I'm not really into sports. I do remember Tonya Harding & didn't particularly like her either but after seeing the movie & the mother she had am more sympathetic to her. Some of her friends were nuts!!
I really enjoyed the movie.

Looking forward to the new show although I'd rather be sailing too!!

~ Jo ~
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#6
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
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Joined Aug 2007
Softball pitcher Jennie Finch is in.
http://www.etonline.com/olympic-soft...e-season-99805

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Carnival Magic (7) - Aug. 26, 2017......Carnival Magic (8) - Sept 10, 2016
Carnival Sunshine "Journey" (Southern/9) - April 29, 2016......Carnival Liberty (Southern/7) - Sept. 6, 2015 (engine room fire cruise)
Celestyal Crystal (Cuba cruise from Havana/7) - Feb. 16, 2015......Carnival Liberty (western/8) - Aug. 22, 2014
Carnival Freedom B2B (southern/8; western/6) -Aug.24 & Sept.1, 2013.....RCCL F/of the Seas (eastern/7) - September 23,2012
Carnival Spirit (Alaska/7) - June 28, 2011 ...... Carnival Legend (western/7) - September 5, 2010
Norwegian Dawn (east coast/canada/7) - September 6, 2009 ...... 2nd International F2F - Niagara Falls, Aug 09
Carnival Liberty (eastern/7) - September 20, 2008 ...... Carnival Liberty (western/6) - September 23, 2007
Carnival Glory (western/7) - September 9, 2006 ...... Carnival Glory (eastern/7) - September 17, 2005 Honeymoon [/center]
PORTS: St. Thomas (5), St. Martin (4), CocoaCay, Nassau (2), Key West (2), Belize (2), Half Moon Cay, Cozumel (2), Costa Maya, Ocho Rios (2), Grand Cayman (3), San Juan (3), Port Canaveral (2), Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Halifax, Saint John, Bar Harbor, Boston (2), Newport, Tampa, Roatan, Vancouver, Seattle, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan & Tracy Arm Fjord, Aruba, Curacao, Grand Turk (2), La Romana, Montego Bay, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Lucia; CUBA - Havana, Antilla, Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos/Trinidad, Isla de la Juventud.
#7
3 hours east of Toronto
8,397 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Hi all!

Just moving us up the page to get ready for tonight.
Poor Kerri can't be here as she's cruising!

See you later.

~ Jo ~
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#8
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
3,317 Posts
Joined Aug 2007
Hi. I'm on MSC Seaside, but even if I got the show, our dinner is during it.
Hope it's a good season for being a short one and I will catch up next week.

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Carnival Magic (7) - Aug. 26, 2017......Carnival Magic (8) - Sept 10, 2016
Carnival Sunshine "Journey" (Southern/9) - April 29, 2016......Carnival Liberty (Southern/7) - Sept. 6, 2015 (engine room fire cruise)
Celestyal Crystal (Cuba cruise from Havana/7) - Feb. 16, 2015......Carnival Liberty (western/8) - Aug. 22, 2014
Carnival Freedom B2B (southern/8; western/6) -Aug.24 & Sept.1, 2013.....RCCL F/of the Seas (eastern/7) - September 23,2012
Carnival Spirit (Alaska/7) - June 28, 2011 ...... Carnival Legend (western/7) - September 5, 2010
Norwegian Dawn (east coast/canada/7) - September 6, 2009 ...... 2nd International F2F - Niagara Falls, Aug 09
Carnival Liberty (eastern/7) - September 20, 2008 ...... Carnival Liberty (western/6) - September 23, 2007
Carnival Glory (western/7) - September 9, 2006 ...... Carnival Glory (eastern/7) - September 17, 2005 Honeymoon [/center]
PORTS: St. Thomas (5), St. Martin (4), CocoaCay, Nassau (2), Key West (2), Belize (2), Half Moon Cay, Cozumel (2), Costa Maya, Ocho Rios (2), Grand Cayman (3), San Juan (3), Port Canaveral (2), Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New York, Halifax, Saint John, Bar Harbor, Boston (2), Newport, Tampa, Roatan, Vancouver, Seattle, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan & Tracy Arm Fjord, Aruba, Curacao, Grand Turk (2), La Romana, Montego Bay, Barbados, St. Kitts, St. Lucia; CUBA - Havana, Antilla, Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos/Trinidad, Isla de la Juventud.
#9
Jacksonville, FL USA
49,588 Posts
Joined Jan 2003
Just a note......this is only a 4 week competition with the athletes. So it will be over by the end of May.
#11
Virginia
23,819 Posts
Joined Aug 2011
Just found out about this short season. Multiple eliminations each week or are there fewer contestants?
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#12
3 hours east of Toronto
8,397 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Originally posted by Scrapnana
Just found out about this short season. Multiple eliminations each week or are there fewer contestants?
Double elimination tonight! :-(
Great show, some high scores.

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#13
We live on a small lake in rural Nebr.
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Joined Oct 2003
We use Dish Network--they didn't have the show available at all! I suspect they are in some kind of negotiation with ABC about prices for running the channel, although they won't admit it.

Not happy! We have no other ability to watch. Hopefully they resolve the dispute as this would affect other shows we watch.
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#14
Virginia
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Joined Aug 2011
I am not into sports so I only recognized two of the athletes (fewer "stars" than I know in a regular season). I loved Erin's dress. I thought the dress on Tonya Harding was rather matronly. Once again the "big name" (no pun intended) stayed although he barely moved much less danced.
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#15
Florida
5,224 Posts
Joined Apr 2003
Same here - I was only familiar with Tonya Harding and Kareem, although I'd heard of Jamie and Mirai because my sister is an Olympics junkie. I'm not a fan of this super-short format. How are we supposed to get to know anyone? The stars won't have much chance to improve either.

I liked Erin's dress a lot. Carrie Ann's dress looked pretty from what little I saw. Was it a short skirt?
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#16
Hamilton, Ontario
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Joined Jul 2010
I was okay with the two who went home. Next week three will be eliminated!
I think my favourite is the male ice skater (can't remember his name).

I thought Erin looked really nice. I liked her dress quite a bit. With her hair the way it was, she reminded me of Elsa from "Frozen".
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#17
We live on a small lake in rural Nebr.
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I was ok with who went home--one of whom should have gone last week. We finally got to see the first week, when Dish network was not carrying the network.

Some very good dances for so early in the season. The ice skaters are really, really good, but I always feel like they are kind of ringers; lots of dance lessons, even if not ballroom, lots of performance skills and also used to performing under great stress.

I must say I hate the short season!
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#19
Virginia
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I did not care for Erin's dress last week. It looked like something worn in the 30s (and not in a good way). This week's was better but still not my favorite.

I really don't like the 4 week season. I am not getting to know any of the contestants. I was surprised with the results tonight but my favorite is still in.
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Evangeline - Nassau - 1960
Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt - EB TA - 1962
Queen Mary - WB TA - 1962
Raffaello - Caribbean - 1968
MV Three Gorges - Yangtze River - 1988
Atlas - Nile River - 1995
Olympic - Aegean Sea - 1996
Constellation - Baltic Sea - 2005
Disney Fantasy - Caribbean - 2012
Queen Elizabeth - World Voyage 2014
Queen Elizabeth - Southampton to Fort Lauderdale - 2015

Westerdam - FLL to Seattle with the "Sail-away Gang" - 2015
Liberty of the Seas - Canada/New England - 2015
Westerdam - Hawaii, Tahiti, and the Marquesas with the "Pearls of the Pacific" - 2016
Nieuw Amsterdam - Alaska - 2016
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#20
We live on a small lake in rural Nebr.
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In my opinion, the best three are not in the finale. Two, yes, the third, no. All of the six tonight were retty good though, especially for such a short season.

What is up with DWS and American Idol rushing through their seasons? It's all too fast.
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