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  1. LalehForWD

    Increase image link buffer

    Images taken from newspapers often contain several IDs, often in form of 128-bit UUIDs. These image-links typically doesn't fit the buffer given to the forum IMG keyword and are truncated in a weird way. Please increase the buffer to at least 256 chars Ex: Here's a link to a picture in...
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    Cantique de Noël, Minuit, Chrétiens, O helga natt

    Cantique de Noël or apparently more common Minuit, Chrétiens, to Scandinavians known as O helga natt or Adams julsång. Music written by Adolphe Adam 1847 with a text by Placide Cappeau. A French Christian Christmas song which is the absolute necessary finale on every Swedish Christmas concert...
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    Why on earth is the title "?????? Think Tank"?????

    Why on earth is the title "?????? Think Tank"? Think Tank? Seriously, are the admins by this in some way questioning the outcome and winner of Eurovision? As far as I remember the new winner and new host country used to very quickly be reflected on the site. Please don't say we are to expect a...
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    Robots - good or bad, the way we love them

    Robots are fascinating, especially when trying to imitate humans (which is when its good, pretty amazing acting). Post your favourite robots!
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    Like to be Melodifestivalen trainee?

    Gustav Dahlander tweet October 7 (click image) Translation: Melodifestivalen searches trainee! Are you a student, free during spring 2014 and want to join the tour? Email CV to [email protected] Comment: I don't know if it's open to non-Swedish, but at least I think it's not closed. Gustav...
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    European commission report: Western Balkans and Turkey Media and Freedom of Expression

    Found this report whilst searching for something else. I think it's a relevant and interesting reading for the forum (if someone feels up to it :D), as a background to Eurovision perception in the area and opinions in EU. Western Balkans and Turkey Media and Freedom of Expression Fact-finding...
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    Time to remove the Eurovision subforum?

    Is it time to remove the ESC XXXX - Song, Artist, NF Discussions-subforum and the country ESC threads? During the little bit over a year since I join the forum, the number of active posters in this section can be counted on one hand, sometimes up to ten perhaps. None of which have any mutual...
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    General sticky political thread/Quick "What's going on in your country?" political version

    Sometimes it makes sense to create a thread for a subject, sometimes you just want a shout out for some event/news which just happened or an idea you just came up with. As it is now the risk is big either the thread will be a failure or the topic will not be brought up at all. Most posts in...
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    14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Moscow 2013

    14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Moscow 2013 (click logo for IAAF official site) Luzhniki stadium, Moscow
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    Transfer poll ownership to admin - possible?

    Is it possible to transfer ownership of the poll-part of a thread and making the poll-result confidential? I have no interest of knowing the details behind the result and I rather prefer to have out of my hands. If so, could it be marked confidential as well? Thread to transfer ownership.
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    Help Petra Mede and Eurovision to win prestigious TV prize

    Petra Mede hosting Eurovision song contest Kristallen TV prize Eurovision song contest is nominated in the category Årets program (Program of the year) and Petra Mede is nominated as Bästa kvinnliga programledare (Best female presenter). The other nominations Bästa manliga programledare (Best...
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    Shameless heavy pop, schlager metal, sellouts, cheesy rock - bring your favourite

    Sharon den Adel, Within Temptation xheart Metal hits There are a number of very popular bands that recurrent receive terrible reviews for being pop or commercial sellouts and are immediately rejected by pop fans as "yikes metal - puke". Finally, here these outcasts have a place where they can...
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    UEFA Women's Euro 2013 - 11th European national football Championship

    UEFA Women's Euro 2013 logo (click image for wiki info) UEFA Women's Euro 2013 @
  14. LalehForWD

    Demographics, social and political statistical aspects of Melodifestivalen

    Snapped something interesting from a commentary @ Schlagerprofilerna. Vem tittar på Melodifestivalen? (in Swedish) Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson - Professor i statsvetenskap (Political science) Basically it gives statistical evidence of what is already "known" to us. Every second Swede (53%) watch...
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    Scandipop - POP the Scandinavian/Nordic way

    Nadia Nair (Gothenburg, for the beautiful photo) Some wouldn't say there is something like Scandipop, some say there definitely exist unique common features. So let's just say this is a thread for contemporary Nordic POP. Nota bene: Not schlager. There are a number of blogs dedicated to this...
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    Euphoria - The Film is currently underway!

    Loreen @ 1st rehearsal in Baku 2012 SVT reports that an Euphoria-film is currently being recorded around Europe. Locals are invited to sing the song as they feel their distinctive national way. For example the Irish naturally sang in a pub. :D The directors-collective Camp David manage the...
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    Smashhits from the 30s

    Billie Holiday The fantastic music of the 1930s is laying out there for you to discover. I love to explore new music and the 30s is so rich and full of life. Youtube and/or Spotify are great tools to use. My favourites are among others the singer Billie Holiday, the trumpet player Louis...
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    POP music videos from 60s-70s

    The great POP era - late 60s and early 70s Post your great findings of short films or videos of POP music from the 60s and 70s (in particular late 60s-middle 70s, that is after Beatles but before punk). Find and explore, for example: Tio i topp ettor - nr1s on Swedish chart Tio i topp 1961-1974
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    Eurovison Song Contest in Malmö 2013 - current news and gossip

    Why is there no sticky thread for general ESC news? Well I start one now here. :)
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    Melodifestivalen 2013 heat 1 Karlskrona - who's your favourite?

    Melodifestivalen 2013 Deltävling 1 (Semifinal 1) Karlskrona 2 February 2 participants qualify to the grand final 9 March in Stockholm directly 2 participants qualify for second chance in Karlstad 2 March The rest (4) is out of the competition The songs as they appear from
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