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Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-06-2015, 08:59
Replies: 47
Views: 3,781
Posted By pward1965
Agreed - it was all a bit cringeworthy. She knew...

Agreed - it was all a bit cringeworthy. She knew she should motivate her staff and was well-meaning enough but I would have groaned if I had been there.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-06-2015, 11:38
Replies: 47
Views: 3,781
Posted By pward1965
[On the Customer Satisfaction point, I'd have...

[On the Customer Satisfaction point, I'd have thought it might have been more productive to reduce the percentage of dissatisfieds, rather than increase those who are satisfied.

I'm also surprised...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-05-2015, 19:51
Replies: 109
Views: 12,142
Posted By pward1965
They're getting away with it because no-one has...

They're getting away with it because no-one has made a complaint to the police about it...Given the publicity perhaps someone now will.
Forum: Sky 20-04-2015, 16:13
Replies: 35
Views: 4,274
Posted By pward1965
I guess time and the market will tell if Sky are...

I guess time and the market will tell if Sky are 'pricing themselves out'.

Their subscriber numbers continue to rise, albeit at a slowing rate. Sky may not be the cheapest but it is probably the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-04-2015, 08:53
Replies: 112
Views: 6,742
Posted By pward1965
Fair enough; each of us will have a point when a...

Fair enough; each of us will have a point when a bill makes a dent in our finances and that point varies enormously. For some it will be a few pounds, for others, including the lady in the programme,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2015, 22:31
Replies: 112
Views: 6,742
Posted By pward1965
Not unbelievable, just a question of levels of...

Not unbelievable, just a question of levels of wealth. If you have 10m, 20m or 50m in the bank a few thousand isn't really going to trouble your finances. It's like more mere mortals spending a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-03-2015, 21:42
Replies: 162
Views: 10,221
Posted By pward1965
Liked Buzz's slight catty comment on Chuck...

Liked Buzz's slight catty comment on Chuck Yeager; apparently Mr Yeager was a great pilot but isn't the nicest of people.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-02-2015, 09:15
Replies: 1,065
Views: 80,186
Posted By pward1965
Yep, because their visit was pre-arranged and...

Yep, because their visit was pre-arranged and they already knew there was to be a Family Fun Day...it's (reality) television and sometimes little is as spontaneous as it seems...

Elsewhere Jenkins...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-02-2015, 15:54
Replies: 259
Views: 32,794
Posted By pward1965
I agree. The businesses know they need help, and...

I agree. The businesses know they need help, and many are in financial trouble. Deep down they know they must change but being told so can be tough. I do think some owners are in denial, think...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2015, 12:37
Replies: 23
Views: 2,223
Posted By pward1965
He doesn't know the questions he will be asked...

He doesn't know the questions he will be asked but he will be briefed on likely subjects and have notes and statistics on those subjects to reference as part of his answers.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-02-2015, 09:03
Replies: 1,065
Views: 80,186
Posted By pward1965
I suspect he's paid a fee by the production...

I suspect he's paid a fee by the production company rather than the hotel.



It gives them 8 hours of TV coverage that otherwise they wouldn't get and there's that old adage 'there's no such thing...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-02-2015, 08:56
Replies: 1,065
Views: 80,186
Posted By pward1965
I wondered that also; as the owner didn't get...

I wondered that also; as the owner didn't get upset like he did last week when he lost money perhaps they weren't paid.

Surely the chap from the wresting people who did the recce would have ensured...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-01-2015, 22:51
Replies: 259
Views: 32,794
Posted By pward1965
Just watched last night's episode on Catch Up;...

Just watched last night's episode on Catch Up; wow - never seen Alex so angry.

The guy seemed completely unreasonable when asked to change anything.

I wonder what he expected when he agreed to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-01-2015, 17:39
Replies: 31
Views: 1,628
Posted By pward1965
They can, and do, offer the higher price in one...

They can, and do, offer the higher price in one store only. I was reading the small print in-store at Sports Direct a few months ago and it stated that the higher price had been offered at one named...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-01-2015, 23:35
Replies: 1,065
Views: 80,186
Posted By pward1965
Just watched the third episode and I am asking...

Just watched the third episode and I am asking myself 'what's the point of this programme?' I suppose it provides publicity for both the hotel and Jenkins but it's all become rather contrived and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-01-2015, 09:15
Replies: 67
Views: 5,964
Posted By pward1965
Tempting but unfortunately wouldn't do much good...

Tempting but unfortunately wouldn't do much good - other than allowing the use of the Virgin name Branson has nothing to do with Virgin Media...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2014, 22:31
Replies: 8,611
Views: 812,330
Posted By pward1965
Yep, Series 22 starts in January...

Yep, Series 22 starts in January...
Forum: The Apprentice 17-12-2014, 09:09
Replies: 738
Views: 114,895
Posted By pward1965
Interesting that they chose to delete the post...

Interesting that they chose to delete the post though...
Forum: The Apprentice 17-12-2014, 08:40
Replies: 738
Views: 114,895
Posted By pward1965
There was a (short-lived) post on here last week...

There was a (short-lived) post on here last week by someone claiming to have seen the Interview programme.

There claimed the two finalists are:

Bianca and Solomon

Seems like it just could be...
Forum: The Apprentice 11-12-2014, 12:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By pward1965
It varies - in the past some have gone back to...

It varies - in the past some have gone back to Civvy Street having been given leave of absence from their companies to take part.

The publicity works well for some, either for trying to launch their...
Forum: Sky 04-12-2014, 23:29
Replies: 13
Views: 2,306
Posted By pward1965
It's always worth trying a reboot, but it won't...

It's always worth trying a reboot, but it won't help if your hard drive is on the way out.

The 65 call out would result in a working system, with whatever needing attention fixed. If your box was...
Forum: Sky 25-11-2014, 22:58
Replies: 26
Views: 3,171
Posted By pward1965
Not been watching those particular channels but...

Not been watching those particular channels but noticed a few dropouts on The Simpsons on Sky 1 HD earlier.
Forum: The Apprentice 15-10-2014, 08:52
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By pward1965
LS is looking for well-rounded candidates and...

LS is looking for well-rounded candidates and seems to have an expectation that a successful candidate will be PM at least once in the process.

Being PM can backfire; until the last series it seemed...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-08-2014, 11:57
Replies: 230
Views: 16,947
Posted By pward1965
I think it could have been condensed even further...

I think it could have been condensed even further - large amounts of time were spent on fairly pointless segments which didn't add much. It could have made a good one hour show.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-08-2014, 18:37
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By pward1965
No doubt it helps selling the series to those...

No doubt it helps selling the series to those markets where attention spans are all they might me. Also re-using footage saves a bit of money; even 'cheap' TV like reality shows are expensive to...
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