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jujuthomas Mar 5, 2009 07:10 PM

my DVR cut out just before the end of tonight's episode - who went home?
Thanks!

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  1. ms. clicquot RE: jujuthomas Mar 5, 2009 07:13 PM

    It was Colleen, the cooking teacher. The teams nominated Andrea and J but Ramsey put them back in line and chose Colleen instead.

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      aimingforzero RE: ms. clicquot Mar 5, 2009 07:47 PM

      thanks, i had the same problem. glad to hear she's out of there.

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        jujuthomas RE: ms. clicquot Mar 6, 2009 04:13 AM

        Hot dog! She was getting on my last nerve! thanks!

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          Firegoat RE: jujuthomas Mar 6, 2009 07:18 AM

          I know I'll get booed for this, but I'll miss her.

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            LindaWhit RE: Firegoat Mar 6, 2009 07:27 AM

            You just liked seeing her doing the cheerleading. :-)

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              Firegoat RE: LindaWhit Mar 6, 2009 07:32 AM

              No, actually that part did make me hate her a bit.
              IT just seemed like she had Ramsey up her ass non stop the whole time she was there (not saying she didn't deserve it, but it could have been spread out a bit) and she took it like a trooper. No crying temper tantrums.

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                jujuthomas RE: Firegoat Mar 6, 2009 07:39 AM

                I guess the raw dessert last night was the last straw for him?

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                  LindaWhit RE: Firegoat Mar 6, 2009 08:25 AM

                  Well, he *did* compliment her last night while booting her off. Said her "stamina" (or something like that) was something the others could all aspire to.

                  Except after being on 5 different stations and failing at all of them, it was time for her to go.

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                    Firegoat RE: LindaWhit Mar 6, 2009 08:27 AM

                    I know I know.... my bf hates her too. I just kind of liked her pluckiness and maturity. (okay, okay... not so mature with the cheerleading stuff....) sigh.

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                      LindaWhit RE: Firegoat Mar 6, 2009 08:38 AM

                      There's always a juvenile adult or two on HK - she just happened to be one of them (along with Seth & Lacey) this season.

                      I have to say - I was floored at Lacey barking out orders on the Blue team. She actually seemed like she knew what she was doing. But the guys definitely did not want to deal with her at first! So what's the problem? She doesn't like working with women?

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                        Firegoat RE: LindaWhit Mar 6, 2009 08:41 AM

                        Well women see her as just another pretty face who can cook.....

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                          LindaWhit RE: Firegoat Mar 6, 2009 08:56 AM

                          ::::snicker:::

                          Ummm. Sure. ;-)

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                            Firegoat RE: LindaWhit Mar 6, 2009 09:02 AM

                            sorry, couldn't resist....

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                          Ericandblueboy RE: LindaWhit Mar 6, 2009 09:54 AM

                          All bark and no bite? All she can do is call out orders.....what good is that?

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                            LindaWhit RE: Ericandblueboy Mar 6, 2009 10:21 AM

                            Not good at all. I was just surprised she "took control" in the Blue kitchen, as she was a complete Eff-up in the Red kitchen and couldn't manage to do anything, much less manage others on the line.

                            And she wasn't calling out the orders - Ramsay does that. She was figuring out the timing that everyone else was on to get everything up to the pass at the proper time.

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                              smtucker RE: LindaWhit Mar 7, 2009 08:28 PM

                              Thought Lacey stepped up. I suspect that she can't be her most effective when she feels hate coming from her colleagues. Once she connected via origami, she was part of the team which gave her a safe place to become a contributing member.

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            Ericandblueboy RE: jujuthomas Mar 5, 2009 07:47 PM

            Same thing happened to us. American Idol overran its time slot.

            1. Antilope RE: jujuthomas Mar 6, 2009 02:44 AM

              In a risotto recipe printed in the Times Online, Gordon Ramsay
              explains how they do some advance preparation on the rice used in
              risotto at his restaurants. This must be the method used on Hell's Kitchen
              to prepare risotto so fast:

              "When you cook risotto at home you can do the whole thing in one go
              because you have plenty of time to stir it - in my restaurants we have
              to blanch the rice first and then bring it all together later on. It’s
              a nice way of speeding up the process - the rice just goes back into
              the pan with the stock and quickly starts to become workable......"

              http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life...

              1. Fritter RE: jujuthomas Mar 6, 2009 04:30 AM

                TFF Throw me in the group that came to find out who got the axe because I didn't set the DVR correctly.

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                  phantomdoc RE: jujuthomas Mar 6, 2009 10:25 AM

                  My old school VCR also cut off the end.

                  1. LulusMom RE: jujuthomas Mar 6, 2009 01:52 PM

                    My DVR box did the same thing. I didn't think either of the people they put up for elimination really deserved to go home, so I was going nuts having lost the end. Thanks everyone for filling us in.

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                      shallots RE: LulusMom Mar 6, 2009 05:01 PM

                      Gang,
                      It was NOT your VCRs or your DVRs.

                      The problem was American Idol went long (they're live, they can get away with that sort of thing.) Hell's Kitchen is pre-edited to fit 60 minutes and it takes all sixty of them. So whenever American Idol runs long, Hell's Kitchen is going to go over and it's totally unpredictable.

                      Set your DVRs, etc. for longer. just in case.

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                        maisonbistro RE: shallots Mar 6, 2009 08:13 PM

                        Only problem with that is when you want to record ER which starts at 10:00. Can't program one to finish at 10:0something and start ER at 10:00. :(

                        I also missed who got cut - but I did get see who got picked on American Idol because instead of taping the beginning of HK, I got the end of AI. Anoop???? I think not!

                    2. Firegoat RE: jujuthomas Mar 6, 2009 11:18 PM

                      Here is an interivew with Colleen after she was elimated.
                      http://www.buddytv.com/articles/hells...

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                        Leonardo RE: Firegoat Mar 7, 2009 05:41 AM

                        As GR did, I admire her pluck & persistence. And she never broke down blubbering. Good for her.
                        But really, she has no talent, and I'd never attend her "cooking school".

                        "I think the whole world was so happy when I told him that I could teach manners. I wasn’t going to back down. You know, it’s like what everybody wanted to say to him, you know, but didn’t have the courage. So I stood up, took the beating, and I’m proud of it." A touch of grandiosity? Inevitable for any "reality" show contestant.

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                          Fritter RE: Leonardo Mar 7, 2009 06:20 AM

                          "she has no talent, and I'd never attend her "cooking school"

                          BINGO!

                          " I made a few minor, stupid mistakes"

                          LOL Like thinking she could actually cook? As some who has spent years in the culinary field I have to say I find it as appalling as GR that Colleen takes money from any one as a culinary instructor. I suspect she really went on the show to help promote her business. There's nothing worse than dealing with some one who can't cook and is convinced they can.
                          Oiye

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                            maisonbistro RE: Fritter Mar 7, 2009 06:48 AM

                            Ummm, she auditioned for the show and got picked. The producers know whow they picked and why. Thousands try to get on - so if this was her marketing strategy, I would say it was very very very risky.

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                              LindaWhit RE: maisonbistro Mar 7, 2009 07:16 AM

                              Her latest marketing strategy seems to be putting these Classy Gourmet cooking classes nationwide. God help the foolish who think paying her money for these classes is a good thing!

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                                Fritter RE: maisonbistro Mar 7, 2009 07:47 AM

                                "if this was her marketing strategy, I would say it was very very very risky"

                                I'm sure it's clear to most at this point that she's not the brightest bulb in the box.

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                                  maisonbistro RE: Fritter Mar 7, 2009 08:10 AM

                                  Hmmm, I think that's where you are wrong. She's got people paying $300 and upwards for cooking lessons - from someone who's never set foot in a real culinary school. Methinks she's vewy vewy smart.

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                                    Fritter RE: maisonbistro Mar 8, 2009 05:18 PM

                                    "She's got people paying $300 and upwards for cooking lessons"

                                    Hmmmmm Ya think? I have a friend who took a class at her "school" that was taught by another chef. He tells me he paid a lot less than that. After watching her on the show I'd guess her business is down, not up.
                                    Who in their right mind pays some one to teach some thing they know nothing about?
                                    Maybe she can hire Lacey to teach. After all Lacey lasted longer than her!

                                    LOL

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                                nimeye RE: Fritter Mar 7, 2009 05:43 PM

                                She doesn't actually teach all of the courses- she often brings in real chefs to do the teaching.

                                That being said, I still would not pay to take any of her school's courses.

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                                  LindaWhit RE: nimeye Mar 7, 2009 06:13 PM

                                  So that makes her a manager/owner with no real cooking experience. Which makes it even worse for her to think she could even compete on a show like HK.

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                                    smtucker RE: LindaWhit Mar 7, 2009 08:31 PM

                                    and yet she did compete!!!! The laugh is on all of us who work every day at the things we are competent to do! Some days I wonder why I chose the ethical path. :-)

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                                    Fritter RE: nimeye Mar 8, 2009 05:23 PM

                                    Yes that's what my friend who took a class their told me. He was totally floored that she was labeling herself as a "culinary instructor".

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                                chowser RE: Firegoat Mar 8, 2009 06:17 PM

                                It doesn't sound like she realizes how incompetant she came off on the show and she thinks America was rooting for her. She also thinks he picked on her because she was strong, not because she couldn't cook. Colleen-world must be a happy place.

                                "Oh my gosh, it’s like, freak out, man! " She must have been channeling her inner cheerleader.

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                                  Fritter RE: chowser Mar 8, 2009 08:12 PM

                                  LOL

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