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Strictly Support Group – A Greatest Showman Themed Chat

Earlier this week, we were lucky enough to go and see The Greatest Showman at the cinema. It is (quite possibly) one of the best films we’d ever seen, so tonight decided to follow it up with a “Greatest Showman” themed chat on twitter.

We began our chat by asking you this: Strictly is the Greatest Show on Earth: Fact! What makes it so great in your opinion? Here are some of your wonderful answers:

For our second question, we moved on to ask you to tell us Who has shown the greatest showmanship of all during their time on Strictly? Which performance of theirs showed this best? Here are some of your fab-u-lous suggestions:

For our third question of the night, we asked If Strictly were a Circus act, what would it be and why? Here are some of your brilliant suggestions:

*imagines Bruno falling off the trapeze*

For our 4th question, we asked Which Strictly performance would be most deserving of a spot at the Circus? You gave us some wonderful dances. Here are our favourites:

For our penultimate question of the night we asked this question: Showmanship is all about taking risks. Who’s taken the most risks (choreographically) during their time on Strictly?

For our final question of the night, we asked you this question:

Here are your wonderful answers:

And with that ended our Greatest Chat ever! Thank you all for taking part. We hope you enjoyed it. If you didn’t get a chance to take part, don’t fear! You can still join in by tweeting @scd_support or commenting beneath this post. We look forward to hearing from you.

Cassie ๐Ÿ™‚

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The Strictly Support Group Advent Calendar ๐ŸŽ„

Christmas is coming and our Advent Calendar is back and sparklier than ever before!

We have some fab-u-lous festive goodies up for grabs this year and you can take part starting from today!

http://www.advientos.com/destinatarios-publico.php?codigo=28999-7524

All you need to do is click on this link above and save it to your favourites. Every day we’ll ask you a question and you have to email the answers to strictlysupportgroup@aol.co.uk. All correct answers from each day will be put into a draw for a chance to win some fab-u-lous festive goodies once all doors on our calendar have been opened. As in previous years, the more questions you get right, the more entries you get into the draw giving you more chance of winning a fab-u-lous prize!

We’ll also have some bonus prizes over the next 24 days for you to win too, so keep your eyes peeled as it’s beginning to look a lot like a Strictlified Christmas!

Good Luck everyone!

Cassie ๐Ÿ™‚

Strictly Support Group – Summer Giveaway!

The summer holidays are fast approaching and here at the Strictly Support Group we know you love nothing more than a sparkly giveaway!

This time we’ve had a lightbulb moment! All you have to do is guess the weight of this sparkly sequin-filled jar:


Once you’ve done that, you’ll just need to email your guess to strictlysupportgroup@aol.co.uk. The person who guesses correctly or is closest will win a sparkly goodie bag filled with treats, perfect for any Strictly fan!

We’ll give you a clue, the answer is heavier than 100g but less than 1kg!

The competition closes at midnight 24/7 so get your guesses in!

Good Luck Sparkly Fans!

Cassie

Strictly Support Group – A Ballet-Themed Chat

So, earlier this week, my little Ballerina Bella sat her Primary Ballet exam. She came out of it and told me that she had fun and didn’t fall over, and she thinks it went very well. After her ballet exam, she asked if I’d let her host a Ballet themed chat. Last night, that’s exactly what we did. Bella gave you some brilliant ballet-related questions to answer.

She began her chat by focusing on the most famous Ballerina on Strictly, Darcey! For her first question, she asked you to tell her your favourite Darcey moment. Here are some of your fab-u-lous answers:

For Bella’s next question, she asked Ballet is all about being Graceful and Elegant. Who have been the most elegant and graceful couple for you on Strictly? Here are your answers:

She then asked you to tell her The Performances which have been most graceful in your opinion. Here are your answers in a handy playlist:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbpw-gqR2K3aACT-Vno2S3ilbiN7MUfGe

For her next question, Bella asked you for the moments which have been En Pointe (awesome) in your opinion. Here are your answers in another handy playlist:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbpw-gqR2K3ar341flLWluWTCggyYSNGj

For her final question of the night, Bella asked you to tell her who you thought best summed up this quote during their journey on strictly:

Here are your answers:

That ended tonight’s chat! Thank you all who took part, we hope you enjoyed it. If you missed the chat tonight, don’t fear! You can still join in by commenting below or tweeting @scd_support. We’d also like to hear, if you could see a ballet-themed Strictly routine, which ballet would you choose and for which dance!

We’re back tonight from 8pm to reveal the next couple in the spotlight as part of our Strictly Couple Weeks. We hope to see you then.

Cassie ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Strictly Support Group – A Summer Time Chat!

It has been an absolutely glorious day with some beautiful weather and even if it doesn’t last more than 24 hours, we thought it a great idea tonight to host a Summer themed chat!

The sun was shining, birds were singing and we sat down earlier with a glass of something chilled and refreshing to bring you our chat.

We began by asking you this:

Which Strictly Moment reminds you most of summer? Here are your answers in playlist form:

If you can think of any other dances you’d like to see added to this list just let us know and we’ll add them just for you.

For our next question we asked you who’s had the sunniest disposition for you during their time on Strictly? We had some excellent suggestions. Here are our favourites:

For our next question we asked There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer’s day than a cool drink or an ice-cream. Which #Strictly moment was most refreshing for you? Here are your answers in a playlist form:

We love to be beside the seaside in Summer, so for our next question, we asked you to tell us the routine that first comes to mind when you hear the word Blackpool Strictly. We have made you a little collage with all your answers:


For our final question, we asked you to tell us this:

If you were jetting off on holiday to somewhere exotic, whose Strictly costume would you like to take with you to ensure you sparkled and shone like a glitterball? Here are your wonderful answers:

https://twitter.com/_bee_eeb_/status/873637217629069312

 https://twitter.com/jomac39/status/873637499314331648

That ended tonight’s chat. Thank you all who took part. If you didn’t get a chance to, don’t worry! You can still join in by tweeting @scd_support or commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

We’re back tomorrow night from 8pm (Sunday) to reveal the winning dance from Katie and Anton week and to unveil the next couple in the spotlight. Hope to see you then!

Cassie:) 


The Strictly Support Group General Election – Polls are Now Open! ย 

It’s Election Day here in the UK and that fills us with joy for 2 reasons:

1) It gives us a chance to vote (as Strictly fans you know we love to vote, especially when we have Bill Payer’s permission – Hi there Bill)

2) It gives us a chance to launch our Strictly Support Group General Election.

Yes, last General Election we hosted a General Election giving you the chance to vote for some of your favourite dances and declare which couple and dance you would see as Prime Minister/Leader of the Opposition. This year it’s no exception and it’s back by popular demand. We even have two wonderful polls for you to vote in.

The first is to declare the couple you would like to see win our Election. You can pick from any three in the poll options listed below:


The second is to declare the dance you think would be most likely to win a General Election. All you need to do is watch the dances below and then choose your top three and vote in the poll just beneath the playlist:

Voting will remain open until 10pm tonight. We’ll reveal the winning results tomorrow morning. 

Get voting folks (but don’t forget to ask Bill Payer’s permission first, we all know how angry he can get!)

Cassie ๐Ÿ™‚ 


Strictly Support Group – Sparkly Suggestions for Shirley

Last week, we had our first bit of Strictly news, as the wonderful people at the BBC unveiled the lady who will be head judge this year, Shirley Ballas.

We cannot wait to see her on the show and with her latin dance expertise she’ll definitely know her stuff. We’re sure she’ll also give the couples some brilliant constructive criticism. 


We know she’ll be amazing but we asked you to share some of your sparkly suggestions for Shirley ahead of her new role. Here are some of your wonderful answers:

We do agree that she should carry a spare 10 paddle at all times. If she doesn’t use it, we’re pretty sure it’ll come in handy for (gently) hitting Craig on the head when he scores couples lower than they deserve. 

For us we think that she should carry a harness with her at all times, to keep Bruno in his seat! We do worry about him when he falls off his chair. When we mentioned this, we had one wonderful suggestion from another of our fab-u-lous followers:

Of course, if she does wear a crash helmet it’ll have to be covered in glitter and sequins, we are on Planet Strictly after all!

My 7 year old’s advice to her is be yourself or a unicorn! Do they even have those on Planet Strictly? *looks confused*

What are your Sparkly Suggestions For Shirley? Comment below to let us know or tweet @scd_support. We look forward to hearing from you!

Cassie ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Strictly Support Group – A #DoctorWho and Space Themed Chat ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ›ฐ

We’re not sure if the same applies in your house, but in our house, one young Strictly fan has found a programme to help fill the Strictly void. Yes, Bella has started watching Doctor Who. Although she may find some of the monsters scary, she kindly asked mummy to host a Doctor Who and Space Themed chat, which took place earlier tonight! 

We began with the Doctor Who section of our chat. For our first question tonight we asked:

If you could travel back in time to any Strictly series, which series would you choose to relive and why?

We love every series and would have to pick every series! Here are some of your wonderful suggestions:

For our second question, we asked this: The Doctor travels across time and space in his TARDIS. Who for you on Strictly “travelled furthest” during their journey on the show? 

We had some wonderful suggestions. Here are our favourites:

https://twitter.com/f00dieface/status/860928180370255872

For our next question, we asked you to tell us Which Doctor Who character/actor would you like to see on the Strictly dance floor? We had two very popular choices from you! We’d love to see both these people on Strictly! Would you?

We then moved our chat on to be space-themed! For our next question, we asked you to tell us the Strictly moment which was out of this world for you! Here are your suggestions in playlist form:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbpw-gqR2K3Y2-pnG0NSHztybPVAiI_rb

For our next question, we shared one of our favourite quotes and asked you to tell us who on Strictly summed this up for you perfectly. Here is said quote and your suggestions:

For our final question, we asked you to tell us If you went to Planet Strictly, what would you bring back as a souvenir? We had some great answers. Here are our favourites:

https://twitter.com/rubyeyelashes/status/860944939378724864

And that ended tonight’s chat! Thank you all who took part! If you didn’t get a chance to take part, don’t fear! You can still join in by tweeting @scd_support or commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

We’re back tomorrow night from 8pm to reveal the next couple who’ll be in the spotlight as part of our Strictly Couple Weeks.

Cassie ๐Ÿ™‚ 





The Strictly Support Group Easter Giveaway! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿซ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป

Here at the Strictly Support Group, you know there’s nothing we love more than glitter and sparkles  Chocolate and Strictly Snacks.

Easter is almost here and the Easter Bunny ๐Ÿฐ is back with a giveaway which is bound to make you smile. If you don’t already know, the Easter Bunny has confided in us that his favourite show on TV is Strictly, and the reason he only comes out at Easter, is because he spends the rest of the year watching (and rewatching) our favourite show!

Over the next week Bugs, pictured below, is going to give you some clues which relate to some of his favourite Strictly performances ever! Every day you’ll need to hop back to this page to see the clue and you’ll have to tell us which dance you think he’s referring to by emailing strictlysupportgroup@aol.co.uk. You’ll just need to tell us your name, twitter handle or instagram handle along with your answer for a chance to win.

Every day, we’ll put all the correct answers into a draw and at the end of the week (on Saturday) we’ll reveal three winners, each of whom will win a sparkly Easter Hamper filled with treats!


So, when you’re ready, here is Day One’s clue:

*** Update*** Here is Day 2’s Clue:


****** Update – Day 3


***** Updated – Day 4


***** Update – Day 5


**** Update – Day 6

******* Update – Day 7


******** Update – Day 8


You know the drill. Send us your answers by email to stritlysupportgroup@aol.co.uk to be in with a chance of winning a fab-u-lously eggciting and cracking Easter Hamper!

Cassie (and Bugs) 

Strictly Support Group – Severrnth Heaven!

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past 24 hours, you’ve probably realised that a Strictly Superfan (Bella) turned seven yesterday!


To celebrate her reaching Len’s favourite age (she got a birthday card with this picture on) but she also decided to reveal her seven favourite Strictly moments.

Here are her top seven #Strictly dances of all time (bear in mind she has only watched the show since 2013):

Earlier today she also asked you to tell her your top 7 Strictly Moments! Here are all your suggestions in one handy playlist:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbpw-gqR2K3ZRBKPk7RcN1HXVIGvkDKA1

What are your favourite Strictly moments? Those moments that have left you feeling in seventh heaven? Tell us by tweeting @scd_support or commenting below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Cassie (and Bella! )