This week’s lesson: always make sure your microphone is turned on. I spent half an hour trying to record, continually getting derailed by the names of the Russian pair commonly known as I&M(spelling their names gives me a headache too, but I didn’t have to for this vid), and then nearly melted down over the word “congelado,” only to discover I’d wasted my time because it hadn’t recorded and I had to do the whole thing over. Though at least I got off relatively easy with SBSi this week; they didn’t even block me in Korea!(Though they did in Japan. Also Malaysia, which is sad because this may be the only video I make that mentions their skaters for a long while).
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At least I knew Japanese Nationals was happening last weekend, even tried to watch belated coverage, though that didn’t work out. Though noone told me Russian Nationals was happening too, until people started tweeting about it. And when unlike Japanese Nationals, which is really a two-discipline event(Sure, Takahashi-Tran and the Reeds showed up to claim the pairs and ice dance titles, but I’m not sure that was even televised), Russian Nationals was worth following, even if merely by(Chrome-translated) live scoring, for four pieces of drama: