World Cup Qualification Round The World Cup of Dallas Qualification

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  1. Angela Channing

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    You have 4 more days to cast your votes in before the final whistle is blown on the match. You can vote for any Dallas character other than the 14 than have automatically qualified for the main draw.

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  2. Maryann

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    I vote for

    Dusty

    Kristin
     
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  3. Seaviewer

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    I liked Jamie, too. It's a pity the writers didn't give her something to do that would qualify her here.
     
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  4. Ms Southworth

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    Didn't anyone teach you that "size" doesn't matter, @Karin Schill? :D
     
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  5. Jock Og

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    Digger: The hard liquor loving daddy of the Barnes family and who I thought was a very funny character. He spent most of his time being in Jock’s shadow, as regards the oil business. I would have liked to observe some on screen interaction between Rebecca and him. Sadly it wasn’t to be.

    Kristin: Sue Ellen’s younger sister and mainly portrayed by Bing Crosby’s daughter, Mary. What a character she was, being part of the greatest T.V. cliff-hanger of all time.


    Pamela and Cliff go looking for Digger, to break the news of his daughter’s recent marriage. Cliff finds him in one of his usual bars, surrounded by people and talking about when he and Jock struck oil, (a scene from the 1st episode, the mini-series, DVD-1, 1978):

    Bar patron (slurred speech): “Pour my old buddy another drink here.”

    Digger: “Thank you….thank you sir! That’s mighty nice of ya, now 1930 was my year. My partner and I walked out right here in Texas and I just followed my nose and I said here and he went back to register the claim and I stayed there and I drilled, until I thought we had enough. We owned 10 times more than we could ever spend. I said that’s a plenty and he looked at me and laughed in my face and said that I owned nothing, nothing at all. I even owed him some money. Well I tried to kill…I tried to kill Jock Ewing, once or twice but I bundled it. You see I can drill but I can’t kill.”

    Cliff: “There you have it Pammy, the product of Jock Ewing’s ethics.”

    They decide to interrupt Digger’s craic.

    Cliff: “Excuse me…excuse me!”

    Bar patron (slurred speech): “Listen don’t take him away. We’re having a good time here. What’s going on?”

    Digger opens his arms to greet Pam and says, “Pammy.”

    Pamela: “Hi daddy! You ok?”

    Digger: “Sure…..sure.”

    Pamela: “Daddy I came…….”

    Digger: “Uh?”

    Pamela: “I came to tell you……”

    Digger looks at her drunkenly.

    Pamela: “Daddy I came to tell you that I got married.”

    Digger smiles and replies (slurred speech), “well now what do ya think of that?”

    Pamela: “Daddy please don’t be mad or hurt. I love my husband daddy.”

    Digger smiles and says (slurred speech), “sure you do!”

    Pamela: “…..But he’s Bobby Ewing.”

    Digger replies, while not registering who it is, “a ha!”

    Cliff looks at Pam.

    Pamela: “Daddy the boy I married is a Ewing.”

    Digger nods.

    Cliff: “Jock Ewing’s boy.”

    Cliff then looks down at the table.

    Digger then just stares at Pamela and gives her a look that says it all. Pamela then gets emotional.

    She leaves the bar. Digger still has the shock stare, with Cliff beside him.
     
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  6. Angela Channing

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    Just over 1 day left to vote for the characters you would like to compete in The World Cup of Dallas. The poll closes tomorrow at midnight.

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  7. Ms Southworth

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    For the record, we weren't given the OPTION of being able to vote for Christopher (or John Ross for that matter)! :(

    And the two youngest Ewings definitely rank a lot higher in my book than some of the other characters on your list of choices! :hat:
     
  8. Ome

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    If you actually read the post which details who you can vote for, you will indeed know that you can pick any character you choose.


    Here it is for you to read

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  9. Ms Southworth

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    Thanks, @Ome!

    It all comes down to me misunderstanding this line from @Angela Channing:
    At this point, I figured that we were supposed to pick from these very highlighted characters (not only mentioned with bold letters, but also with photos)!!!

    Thus, I didn't bother reading on! :(

    My mistake! :embarrassed:
     
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  10. Angela Channing

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    Let me explain my thinking in putting this contest together.

    When I was compiling the list of characters for The World Cup of Dallas, 12 characters seemed to be obvious choices because of the number of episodes they were in, their inclusion in the opening titles for many seasons and their overall prominence in the series. I even included Jenna even though she is one of my least favourite characters but I can't deny she was a significant character over the many seasons she was in Dallas

    I added Katherine and Afton to the 12 because they both were longer running characters than most and I felt they had a more significant impact on storylines than many others in the cast. I would have added April next and then Mandy for the same reasons but I felt it would be better to leave the final 2 places to the vote of forum members so everyone would have a chance to include their favourite characters.

    To help everyone make their selections, I listed other characters that I thought were the most prominent in the series but my list was by no means meant to be exhaustive which is why I described the list as being the "main contenders" not the "only contenders". The option was left for forum members to choose any characters they wished.

    As @Ome pointed out in his reply (thank you), you could vote for any character, no matter how obscure.
    That's ok, I hope I've explains things and that you will still enjoy taking part in the game.
     
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  11. Kenny Coyote

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    Mandy Winger
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  12. Richard Channing

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    Kristin Shepard
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  13. Angela Channing

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    Polls close at midnight.

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  14. Angela Channing

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    The poll has now closed and your votes have been counted an verified. The results of the qualifying round of The World Cup of Dallas are as follows:

    April Stevens - 3
    Digger Barnes - 15
    Dusty Farlow - 5
    Jeremy Wendell - 1
    Kristin Shepard - 8
    Mandy Winger - 5
    Mickey Trotter - 2
    Wes Parmalee - 1

    The 2 winning characters that go through to the main round are as follows:

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    Thanks to everyone who took part in this round.
     
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  15. Angela Channing

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    The line up of characters that will compete for The World Cup of Dallas is now complete. They are as follows: Afton, Bobby, Clayton, Cliff, Digger, Donna, Ellie, Jenna, Jock, J.R., Katherine, Kristin, Lucy, Pamela, Ray and Sue Ellen.

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    I will make the draw for the first round (round of 16) later today and will post details of the first matches shortly after.
     
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    To quote Lucy: I think this is all so exciting!!
     
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