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Forum: Broadcasting 01-03-2015, 20:39
Replies: 199
Views: 15,243
Posted By jo2015
The majority of cricket fans watching/recording...

The majority of cricket fans watching/recording would've been England fans given Pakistanis are a minority.

And most of those Pakistani fans should've been supporting England anyway as they're...
Forum: Sport 01-03-2015, 10:47
Replies: 731
Views: 18,611
Posted By jo2015
Nothing's really changed since Headingley in 06...

Nothing's really changed since Headingley in 06 when England scored 300+ and Sri Lanka got them with 10 or so overs left.

Getting a bit tired with the likes of automatic choices such as Broad and...
Forum: Sport 01-03-2015, 10:45
Replies: 731
Views: 18,611
Posted By jo2015
Central contracts didn't come in until...

Central contracts didn't come in until 2000.
County cricket was never popular when the likes of Botham and Gower had to play it more often. And it didn't seem to help England back then.

So you want...
Forum: Sport 28-02-2015, 18:38
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Views: 18,611
Posted By jo2015
Australia nicked Clarrie Grimmett off New Zealand...

Australia nicked Clarrie Grimmett off New Zealand (before the latter was a test playing nation), and he was one of the all time great spinners and that was before the war.

Perhaps there's a parallel...
Forum: Broadcasting 28-02-2015, 13:40
Replies: 30
Views: 1,992
Posted By jo2015
Rubbish. It's the England and Wales cricket...

Rubbish.

It's the England and Wales cricket board.

Never heard of Glamorgan? Or Simon Jones? Would England have won the Ashes in 05 without him?

It's the national summer sport of Wales. There's...
Forum: Sport 28-02-2015, 12:57
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Views: 18,611
Posted By jo2015
Anticipating the highlights from down under of...

Anticipating the highlights from down under of that Oz v Kiwi match.

It's only the World Cup which gives one day cricket any meaning. Most of the memorable one day internationals (e.g Aus v SA in...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-02-2015, 11:00
Replies: 61
Views: 6,282
Posted By jo2015
Thank goodness for some sense after the previous...

Thank goodness for some sense after the previous two replies to my comment.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-02-2015, 11:00
Replies: 61
Views: 6,282
Posted By jo2015
Another pathetic argument - it's simply a show...

Another pathetic argument - it's simply a show that's fallen off my 'radar'.
Forum: Broadcasting 22-02-2015, 10:58
Replies: 61
Views: 6,282
Posted By jo2015
That's a pathetic argument - how could 'every'...

That's a pathetic argument - how could 'every' programme I watch move to Channel 5?

I doubt many BBC4 ones would end up moving to Five.

I just gave two examples: Neighbours and The Bill and you...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-02-2015, 18:21
Replies: 61
Views: 6,282
Posted By jo2015
I 'automatically' refuse to watch it on Channel 5...

I 'automatically' refuse to watch it on Channel 5 as that's a channel I've rarely even considered watching. It's completely off my radar.

If, say The Bill had survived and moved to Channel 5, it...
Forum: Sport 20-02-2015, 20:57
Replies: 25
Views: 1,319
Posted By jo2015
When Channel 4 had the cricket, freeview was in...

When Channel 4 had the cricket, freeview was in its infancy.

The analogue signal was still in existence.

When the BBC had it, there was no red button.

Suppose the BBC had the cricket; they could...
Forum: Sport 20-02-2015, 20:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,319
Posted By jo2015
They put it on the old Film Four channel which...

They put it on the old Film Four channel which wasn't on freeview, as opposed to Film4 which is.

More4 didn't even exist until late 05. And I'm pretty sure it was never on E4 (where would be the...
Forum: Sport 20-02-2015, 16:37
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By jo2015
Make England qualify for the next cricket World Cup

No progress since 1992.

Make England fight it out with the likes of Ireland and Bangladesh in a pre-qualifying tournament on a slow turner in Bangladesh in 2018.

Far fewer countries should...
Forum: Broadcasting 14-02-2015, 21:20
Replies: 200
Views: 20,297
Posted By jo2015
When I selected the England v Australia match on...

When I selected the England v Australia match on the EPG to record; it gave two options to record, The England match and the NZ vs Sri Lanka.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-02-2015, 21:14
Replies: 371
Views: 35,283
Posted By jo2015
So that shaven headed youth is also a girl...

So that shaven headed youth is also a girl :blush::confused:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-02-2015, 18:02
Replies: 371
Views: 35,283
Posted By jo2015
Funnily enough, I've just been rewatching Season...

Funnily enough, I've just been rewatching Season 3 and was bemused by her comment about having a son.
Forum: TV Shows: US 09-02-2015, 17:41
Replies: 87
Views: 6,041
Posted By jo2015
Er, no.:blush::blush::blush: But in my defence,...

Er, no.:blush::blush::blush:

But in my defence, who on earth sits through the credits in the hope of a post-credits scene?

As so as the credits roll, that's it for me.

It's cheating!:p
Forum: TV Shows: US 08-02-2015, 21:38
Replies: 87
Views: 6,041
Posted By jo2015
So what was the point of her being sent 'Hood's'...

So what was the point of her being sent 'Hood's' file? That storyline would appear to have now ground to a halt.

Unless the file's not been destroyed.
Forum: TV Shows: US 08-02-2015, 18:05
Replies: 87
Views: 6,041
Posted By jo2015
Nor was I; I thought it was a horrible scene. ...

Nor was I; I thought it was a horrible scene. And that's from someone who was a fan of 'Oz', 'The Sopranos' etc.

It was a prolonged build up to it as well.

I'm getting a big sick of Chaytum's...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-02-2015, 18:03
Replies: 199
Views: 15,243
Posted By jo2015
Channel 9 down under is his main gig; I suppose...

Channel 9 down under is his main gig; I suppose Channel 5 give him something to do in our summer.
Forum: Broadcasting 08-02-2015, 17:50
Replies: 199
Views: 15,243
Posted By jo2015
Because he had few other options - I don't think...

Because he had few other options - I don't think he went to University despite his public school education. He started off on Sky on their coverage of overseas tours in the early 90s.

He can come...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-02-2015, 17:39
Replies: 371
Views: 35,283
Posted By jo2015
It's only taken 10 episodes for me to realise...

It's only taken 10 episodes for me to realise that Karen is a girl - despite the rather subtle hint of her name.:blush::D

And the actress who plays her is called Shirley.
Forum: TV Shows: US 07-02-2015, 17:14
Replies: 87
Views: 6,041
Posted By jo2015
That was my instant reaction but It bordered on...

That was my instant reaction but
It bordered on being a rip-off with



Proctor being released from a cell to defend the station and leaving to get help

The attack via the basement

All it needed...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 21:53
Replies: 44
Views: 1,680
Posted By jo2015
Tony Livesey on 5Live was very insistent about...

Tony Livesey on 5Live was very insistent about their ethnicity when interviewing someone from that ethnicity this evening.

And that bloke used to edit the Sunday Sport, didn't he?
Forum: Broadcasting 05-02-2015, 10:20
Replies: 96
Views: 13,557
Posted By jo2015
England's most recent greatest period was 03 - 05...

England's most recent greatest period was 03 - 05 (from South Africa at the Oval in 03).

But they beat a relatively weak Australian team in 10 - 11 and India were without their main bowler in 11...
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