Everything we seem to be hearing about what happened at the Wellington auditions would suggest that this competition isn't so much about turning up and singing as it is about a pre-judging selection. I guess we always knew that there was going to be separating of the wheat from the chaff but maybe we overlooked this process. Perhaps this separation stage is nothing more than a separation of those who are camera friendly and those who really don't look good on a TV Screen. You know, that whole "face for television" thing. Perhaps it is more than this. Perhaps they are seeking personality as opposed to cute or sexy or an excellent singer.
The thing that needs to be remembered going into these auditions is