What is going on ?

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Re: What is going on ?

Post by Florian » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:57 am

What are we meant to read between those lines??
Well, I know we should better not read to much between the lines but to me that sounds simlpy like they just don't know if the concerts will happen or not, and that they will probably/hopfully know till tuesday
So it seems there is still some kind of hope that those concerts will take place
Friends, lets keep the fingers crossed, first of all that everything is all right with Leonard, the very most importent thing at all!
and then that all the people who are looking forward to see him will get there chances!

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Re: What is going on ?

Post by ronnievv » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:09 am

I have to join those begging for any hint about Leonard's wellbeing - is he OK? That's all I need to know for now... :(
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by drsing » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:20 am

My guess about "What's going on" is, that we will get a whole new list with lots of new concerts taking place after the summer. Leonard takes a rest now.
All new dates and new cities (including The Hague, Netherlands... :roll: ), and also including the cities that are now removed from the site. They all take place later this year. That is why Jarkko gave us the advice: "holding off on booking flights that cannot be changed". So these concert tickets are still valid, but the dates are postponed, and new dates will be added to the itinerary. Still my guess though.
Just wait till Tuesday ;-)
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by jdhayes » Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:56 am

I think that LC will be coming back to Ireland and GB and that we should hold off booking expensive flights abroad as we will get to see him in Dublin and London.
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by holydove » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:06 am

[quote="bridger15"]Here is my cynical take on this, for what it is worth. It is all marketing strategy.

AEG waited until the completion of the historic Beacon concert, which generated a great deal of media hype

I think Arlene, in her great "cynical" wisdom, has possibly dug up a kernel of truth here. Thank you, Arlene, this is encouraging; I hope it is true, as I'd much prefer dealing with AEG's sly maneuvers, than with any problem in the arena of Leonard's well-being - that would be much too sad and devastating!

I do hope & pray, along with everyone else, that Leonard is well and that he continues to flourish. . .
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by Citizen_Kane » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:09 am

drsing wrote:My guess about "What's going on" is, that we will get a whole new list with lots of new concerts taking place after the summer. Leonard takes a rest now.
All new dates and new cities (including The Hague, Netherlands... :roll: ), and also including the cities that are now removed from the site. They all take place later this year. That is why Jarkko gave us the advice: "holding off on booking flights that cannot be changed". So these concert tickets are still valid, but the dates are postponed, and new dates will be added to the itinerary. Still my guess though.
Just wait till Tuesday ;-)
I think there is much to say for your supposition. Although I find myself hoping your guess is true, rather than guessing it is.
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by Mollydog » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:33 am

I think the management might be taking a step back and re-examining the tour. It has been pretty problematic so far with concerts being on, then off, then on again or just not working out at all. Maybe they don't want to embark on the tour until it's all been worked out.

Thank you from me too, Jarkko.

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Re: What is going on ?

Post by bridger15 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:38 am

holydove wrote:I'd much prefer dealing with AEG's sly maneuvers, than with any problem in the arena of Leonard's well-being - that would be much too sad and devastating!

I do hope & pray, along with everyone else, that Leonard is well and that he continues to flourish. . .
Now you are all starting to make me worried. It is not like LC to appear "unshaven" (as reported by one reviewer) at a public event. I wonder why he did that at the special grammys reception? Stories abound with tales of his sartorial splendor.
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by cohenadmirer » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:10 am

bridger15 wrote:
holydove wrote:I'd much prefer dealing with AEG's sly maneuvers, than with any problem in the arena of Leonard's well-being - that would be much too sad and devastating!

I do hope & pray, along with everyone else, that Leonard is well and that he continues to flourish. . .
Now you are all starting to make me worried. It is not like LC to appear "unshaven" (as reported by one reviewer) at a public event. I wonder why he did that at the special grammys reception? Stories abound with tales of his sartorial splendor.
---Arlene

Leonard has sported a beard many times over the years always looking good and i guess he feels like having one at the moment . He looked to be in great shape at the grammy ceremony - certainly as elegant as ever . We all care deeply but should try not to worry about his health - at least that's my opinion.
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by burningviolin » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:31 am

Sturgess already posted this link on another thread but LC was not 'unshaven' at the awards, he has a stubble/beard thing going on, and also spot the Unified Hearts ring, looks well too.

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Re: What is going on ?

Post by friscogrl » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:39 am

Good eye Afrec! I thought I saw a ring when he was holding on to that steel rail but thought maybe it was just the way he had his fingers around it. I have never noticed him wearing a ring before. The ring's a nice touch.

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Re: What is going on ?

Post by ladydi » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:49 am

Hi all,

Leonard is okay. I think we will all be very content/happy in a few days. Personally I don't like the stubble as I think he looks much more handsome without it, but he has done this before (fall of 2008). Heck, we women change things all the time...there's no problem with a guy growing stubble (Leonard), a beard (Joey), shaving his head (Dino), cutting his hair (Roscoe), or growing a moustache (Rafael). They ALL look gorgeous!

Everyone relax and wait! I truly think it will be worth it! :D

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Re: What is going on ?

Post by sturgess66 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:51 am

Yes - BV - you have a good eye. And yes - I remember reading something here at the forum recently saying that Leonard never wore rings. Never say never I guess. :lol: :lol: And that does look like a silver Unified Hearts Ring?*

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But as for reports that he looks "unshaven" - :roll: OH MY!! I think that stubble is "shaven" to perfection! Très chic!!

I've posted this pic here - that I found on Twitter - twice now. I'll just post it again because I really like it. :lol: :lol: It shows that beautifully trimmed stubble - at least that's the way I see it. :lol: :lol: He looks terrific - and he looks happy.

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*I am so lucky. I have one and I love it!! :D :D
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by Mabeanie1 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:15 am

jarkko wrote:My best advice is that members might consider holding off on booking flights that cannot be changed until the announcement!
Alas, it's too late for many of us. The French shows have been on sale for 3 months and 1 March now just 4 weeks away! Of course our travel arrangements are made ....

Let's hope the announcement is Tuesday and doesn't get delayed again.

I feel for you Jarkko, caught in the middle as you are.

Wendy
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Re: What is going on ?

Post by MaryB » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:22 am

I also like the stubble - a bit of a change. Marsha, he does look like he put on a little weight - sits well on him. Wendy, my heart goes out to you :cry: - keep your head up, may not be all bad as you fear.
jdhayes wrote:I think that LC will be coming back to Ireland and GB and that we should hold off booking expensive flights abroad as we will get to see him in Dublin and London.
I like this speculation a lot!!!!
Linda, I, too, am lucky to have one and love it also - never leaves my finger :D :D :D
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