Like Polina Volchek, this act was so good that the judges decided, in Las Vegas, that they could skip the Vegas Week trials entirely and just advance straight into the Top 48.
Granted, they also said this of Captain Stabb-Tuggo, but for the most part, the judges did actually make competent selections for their ten automatic qualifiers in Season 6.
Two of them, Team iLuminate and the Silhouettes, were in the Final Four. Another two, Lys Agnes and the Miami All-Stars, made the Top 10, while another two, Melissa Villasenor and Professor Splash, were semifinalists.
And there could have easily been a grand total of seven automatic qualifiers in the semifinals if these two wannabe cowboys were not so phenomenally dumb.
The only reason anyone at all saw this letdown coming, apart from the aforementioned ugly history of danger acts, was that the Rhinestone Ropers introduced themselves as a "Wild West skill show" as opposed to strictly ropers or trick shooters.
The more imaginative viewers thought about what that could possibly entail, and most likely came up with the very same, very ugly possibility.
After making it into the Top 48 by default on the merit of their skills at shooting and knife throwing, the Ropers suddenly decided it was the perfect time for them to degenerate into clowns and play second fiddle to a horse.
A horse that was terrified of the bright lights and noise, froze up and emptied his bowels right onto the AGT stage.
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