Miss Universe Pageant

  1. Anyone else watch it tonight? Gosh, they're all beautiful, but I felt kike I was watching a bunch of robots on stage...beautiful robots, but robots all the same!
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  2. 13 Comments

  3. by   Nurse Ratched
    Dang - missed that - and I'll bet they all wanted world peace during their interview section .

    Dumb question - is it a "scholarship pageant" like Miss America. At least I always felt like someone was getting the opportunity to go to school with that one.
  4. by   jadednurse
    Originally posted by Nurse Ratched
    Dang - missed that - and I'll bet they all wanted world peace during their interview section .
    :chuckle

    I don't know what they earned for being crowned "Mistress of the Universe," I was too busy trying to figure out how I can continue to eat McDonalds and Taco Bell and look like THAT!
  5. by   FutureNurse2005
    I didnt get to watch it! It was on only 2 stations here...and they kept fuzzing in and out. Oh well! Maybe next time!
  6. by   RNIAM
    I can't stand it. I have no idea why anyone would want to parade around in the underwear and work for world peace..lol
    yup I'm jelous and yes they are beautiful
  7. by   Tilleycs
    As a man, I've NEVER watched a beauty pageant. What a waste of three hours! If I want to see women in bathing suits (or less), I can find that for free on the net (and plenty of TV shows) - and I don't have to hear them try to convince me that they're intelligent.

    Sometimes I don't get it - you're in a contest for your looks, but you want people to think you're not a shallow person. Oy vey!
  8. by   Ortho_RN
    Who won?
  9. by   colleen10
    I caught a little bit of it and my husband and I both thought that all the women looked a lot a like. Like their body types, structures, etc. were all very similar. Although, it was a little fun to watch Ms. Canada trip.

    I used to work with a gentlemen whose wife represented the United States in the Miss Universe Pageant back in '99 or '00. Once I got past the huge jealousy I had from her being insanely gorgeous I realized that she really was a nice person. She had a very bad child-hood, grew up poor/underpriviledged and yet she grew up to become an amazing and strong woman.

    Yeah, I know that "beautiful people" don't have the same types of problems that us regular people have and I do think that life is "easier" for them but it was interesting to meet someone like that who wasn't just pretty but really had a lot of brains, strength and had made something of themselves despite a lot of problems.

    I still say it's a beauty pageant. How can you not call it that when they actually grade you on what you look like?
  10. by   Mkue
    I didn't watch it, who won?
  11. by   SmilingBluEyes
    I feel like these things send our young people (especially our daughters) the wrong messages so I don't watch them and neither do my kids...esp my daughter. Too shallow for me.
  12. by   jadednurse
    I'm telling you, they all looked alike...I can't even remember?!? I think Miss Venezuala was the first runner-up, the winner...Miss South Africa maybe?
  13. by   Mkue
    Someone told me today the name of the country two words, can't think of it now.
  14. by   jadednurse
    The winner was Dominican Republic. You're right mkue, 2 words, LOL! That's what jarred my memory.

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