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Old 18-11-2012, 08:38
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Not necessarily related to this show specifically, though this is the one where the ads irritate me the most.

I watched XF last night and the show had been on for just under half an hour and we'd only seen one act. I know it's an ITV problem and not necessarily an XF problem, but personally I feel that the X Factor would be better if it had more continuity - for example, they could bring in a group song, or with less ad breaks we could see more clips from rehearsals, and that sort of thing.

What do you think?
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Old 18-11-2012, 09:41
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I never watch Live so don't notice the ads. In fact I've not even watched last night's episode yet.

I'm not a very good X Factor fan.
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Old 18-11-2012, 13:19
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If it didn't take so long for ITV to put it on catchup I wouldn't watch it live either.
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Old 18-11-2012, 13:50
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I always Sky Plus it and watch it later, skipping the commercials. I'd go mad if I had to sit through 20 mins of ads.

Some people enjoy the live experience complete with tweeting, facebooking and foruming though.
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Old 18-11-2012, 14:13
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Same here, watch on catch up, not only can you skip the ads but also the performers you don't like, it cuts the thing down to about 20 minutes.
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Old 18-11-2012, 14:30
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Not necessarily related to this show specifically, though this is the one where the ads irritate me the most.

I watched XF last night and the show had been on for just under half an hour and we'd only seen one act. I know it's an ITV problem and not necessarily an XF problem, but personally I feel that the X Factor would be better if it had more continuity - for example, they could bring in a group song, or with less ad breaks we could see more clips from rehearsals, and that sort of thing.

What do you think?
Get a PVR with a jump (skip) forward function. When the programme begins start recording and then watch something else for an hour. After the hour has elapsed start viewing the time shifted X factor and skip forward during the ads and any other dross content in the programme. The end of X factor on the PVR will then end long before the actual live programme ends You may find that you are only watching 10 to 15 minutes of real content.
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Old 18-11-2012, 14:43
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I watch live while on forums, so dosen't really bother me anymore because I can use those ad breaks to got toilet...ect
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