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Old 08-21-2010, 03:01 AM
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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

I was just wondering if any of you have any idea who some of the celebrities and "bands/artists" (I use that term loosely) that will be appearing this year.

Also, what are your favorite parts of the parade? Least favorite?

My favorites are seeing the Broadway productions in the beginning and the Sesame Street float with the cast (Bob still holds a special place in my heart). My least favorite parts of the parade are when they do promos for their own shows--even the ones that are doing poorly in the ratings. I also don't like how the announcers (usually Meredith Viera and Matt Lauer) hype-up one float but then try to rush through the others.
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I don't care for the Broadway stuff so much. I love the Rockettes though and I like to see the bands or dancers. I don't like seeing the singers lip sync on the floats though. I usually record it and then fast forward through the parts I don't like. I like to see the balloons too.
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My favorite part? SANTA!!!! I love seeing Santa make his grand entrance! I love everything to do with the floats that are Christmas themed. I love all the balloons too!

My least favorite would be the Broadway show stuff. I do like it but it's just my least favorite. Like Santa's Helper, I do like watching the Rockettes.
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I like the Rockettes too. And I also don't like the lip-syncing.
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I like the Rockettes too. And I also don't like the lip-syncing.
I sometimes find the lip syncing funny. My son and I watch for the slip ups.

I can't wait until the parade!
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I sometimes find the lip syncing funny. My son and I watch for the slip ups.
I LOVE looking for the mistakes too! They crack me up!
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I think many of you all on the forum know I'm NUTS about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. I enjoy it all, even though the lip syncing is a bit weak INO, I still enjoy the revealing of new FALLoons (a true fan knows what they're really called LOL). I can't think of too much I don't enjoy about it.

Here's the link to the parade if you want to stay updated on things for this year: http://social.macys.com/parade2010/

I'm excited because a high school band from the Atlanta area will be performing.
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