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Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-08-2015, 07:41
Replies: 27
Views: 1,929
Posted By finlux
Yes, and in the first series, they had a lady...

Yes, and in the first series, they had a lady (Beverley Isherwood) who picked the numbers - Carol just did the maths!
Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2015, 06:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By finlux
Excellent post, you've really hit the nail on the...

Excellent post, you've really hit the nail on the head!
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2015, 07:53
Replies: 46
Views: 1,485
Posted By finlux
Yes. Hate Summer, love Autumn & Winter...

Yes. Hate Summer, love Autumn & Winter :)



Same.
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2015, 07:45
Replies: 403
Views: 16,552
Posted By finlux
Yeah. Where did that come from? It's Can I HAVE?...

Yeah. Where did that come from? It's Can I HAVE? :D
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 03-08-2015, 07:00
Replies: 1,814
Views: 184,980
Posted By finlux
Thoroughly enjoyed the series. Really looking...

Thoroughly enjoyed the series. Really looking forward to the next. There are plenty of "loose ends" to be carried over! :)
Forum: Broadcasting 28-06-2015, 07:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,933
Posted By finlux
Indeed. I've said this so many times - ITV is now...

Indeed. I've said this so many times - ITV is now run by money men & not programme makers. It is a pale imitation of itself.

Lew Grade & Sidney Bernstein et al must be spinning in their graves :(
Forum: Broadcasting 28-06-2015, 06:26
Replies: 2,572
Views: 59,845
Posted By finlux
I obviously didn't explain myself clearly, so...

I obviously didn't explain myself clearly, so I'll try again:

The reason I see the BBC as neutral is because it reports BOTH left & right wing views. IT DOES on occasion "prejudice my views". I DO...
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 06:35
Replies: 27
Views: 1,933
Posted By finlux
This is true, but you forgot to mention ITVs...

This is true, but you forgot to mention ITVs obsession with "celebrities".
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2015, 06:31
Replies: 2,572
Views: 59,845
Posted By finlux
Ah, so it IS peoples prejudices then! You...

Ah, so it IS peoples prejudices then!



You make no sense. I do not see the BBC as supporting my views, I see the BBC as neutral. I see the BBC reporting LEFT AND RIGHT WING VIEWS equally and...
Forum: Broadcasting 26-06-2015, 07:01
Replies: 2,572
Views: 59,845
Posted By finlux
I cannot for the life of me understand why people...

I cannot for the life of me understand why people say the BBC is biased. Is it people's own prejudices?

I am a left winger, and I see neutrality on the BBC, so why can't anyone else (regardless of...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-06-2015, 06:27
Replies: 2,572
Views: 59,845
Posted By finlux
Signed :) Saving the BBC is important for other...

Signed :)

Saving the BBC is important for other broadcasters too.
Forum: Broadcasting 23-06-2015, 06:05
Replies: 24
Views: 1,662
Posted By finlux
We've already got a balanced broadcaster - the...

We've already got a balanced broadcaster - the BBC :)
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 14-06-2015, 07:36
Replies: 2,032
Views: 100,714
Posted By finlux
Still not sure if I'll upgrade. I have 7 on my...

Still not sure if I'll upgrade.

I have 7 on my desktop - I doubt very much I'll upgrade that at the mo, and 8.1 with Classic Shell on my laptop (non touch).

I use 10 on my desktop with VMware - I...
Forum: Soaps 14-06-2015, 07:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,682
Posted By finlux
EE - Stacey's flat?

No she isn't, she has a nice pair :p:D
Forum: Music 14-06-2015, 06:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,573
Posted By finlux
Wow! Nor me - I just found out! I've obviously...

Wow! Nor me - I just found out! I've obviously been living under a rock all week :p



Only When I Sleep is my favourite Corrs song too. :)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-06-2015, 06:17
Replies: 67
Views: 3,479
Posted By finlux
Ah, so YOU'RE the one!!! :p Seriously, fair...

Ah, so YOU'RE the one!!! :p

Seriously, fair enough - if that's who you like! :)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-06-2015, 07:34
Replies: 67
Views: 3,479
Posted By finlux
Why? Don't you want anyone to watch it? This.

Why? Don't you want anyone to watch it?



This.
Forum: Broadcasting 09-06-2015, 05:47
Replies: 137
Views: 10,979
Posted By finlux
Plus the dumbing down of the news on ITV didn't...

Plus the dumbing down of the news on ITV didn't help!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-06-2015, 06:56
Replies: 211
Views: 9,906
Posted By finlux
Yes, my mistake - my previous post didn't make...

Yes, my mistake - my previous post didn't make that clear.

I was obviously in shock about the BBC1 edition of TP :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-06-2015, 06:16
Replies: 211
Views: 9,906
Posted By finlux
That's the one, I remember Toby & Eamonn, but I...

That's the one, I remember Toby & Eamonn, but I didn't know there was a BBC1 version. Don't remember seeing it at all!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-06-2015, 06:43
Replies: 211
Views: 9,906
Posted By finlux
Wasn't there another version, just called "TV...

Wasn't there another version, just called "TV Scrabble" or am I just confused?? :confused:

And talking of board games, how about Trivial Pursuits presented by Tony Slattery (IIRC) - was shown on...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-06-2015, 06:48
Replies: 211
Views: 9,906
Posted By finlux
Anyone remember one called Takeover Bid with...

Anyone remember one called Takeover Bid with Bruce Forsyth in it? On BBC1, around the late-ish 80's?

I'm sure he sang the theme tune to it as well :o
Forum: Soaps 29-05-2015, 06:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By finlux
It's not a bad thing, the occasional mild...

It's not a bad thing, the occasional mild expletive - just makes it more realistic. A bit like Brookside in its early days.

As dd68 said, you hear a lot worse in real life!
Forum: Broadcasting 23-05-2015, 06:54
Replies: 98
Views: 6,076
Posted By finlux
Steve, I agree in what you are saying - I'm not...

Steve, I agree in what you are saying - I'm not trying to cause an argument!!

ITV make/show a lot of poor quality programmes - that is ok if some people like that, but there is no balance. Where are...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-05-2015, 06:08
Replies: 98
Views: 6,076
Posted By finlux
Thanks Petely & i4u for your inputs. It looks...

Thanks Petely & i4u for your inputs. It looks like the advertisers call the shots!



I agree. TV should aim to educate & entertain all, it is just a shame that the vast majority of ITV's programming...
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