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1 Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:59 pm

boltonbonce

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Nat Lofthouse
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Being newly retired,I'm getting a chance to see what I've been missing when it comes to TV.
And,I have to say,I've not been missing much.
I can accept it being naff during the day,but,come 5pm I'd expect an improvement. No. It gets worse. I'd even describe it as diabolical. 
Today CH4 1.05 Posh Pawnbrokers.
Two vintage saxophones and a Japanese helmet attract attention. Christ almighty.
The only thing half way decent on today is Cunk On Britain.
I really don't need terrestrial TV. Do you?
Or would a vintage saxophone turn you on?

2 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:09 pm

Natasha Whittam

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Nat Lofthouse
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I always record 'The Sheriffs Are Coming' when it's on, but other than that I can't think of a single programme I watch (outside of football) on either BBC or ITV, daytime or evening.

I'd die of boredom without Sky.

3 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:16 pm

boltonbonce

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Have to agree Nat. When it comes to sport alone,Sky has an embarrassment of riches.
The BBC and the rest just an embarrassment.

4 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:31 pm

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Nat Lofthouse
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boltonbonce wrote:Have to agree Nat. When it comes to sport alone,Sky has an embarrassment of riches.
The BBC and the rest just an embarrassment.
They would rather pay the likes of Jonathan Ross disgusting amounts of money instead you see.

5 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:09 pm

Hipster_Nebula

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Happy valley is good watched it the other night

6 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:15 pm

xmiles

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Natasha Whittam wrote:I always record 'The Sheriffs Are Coming' when it's on, but other than that I can't think of a single programme I watch (outside of football) on either BBC or ITV, daytime or evening.

I'd die of boredom without Sky.

Yes The Sheriffs Are Coming is pretty entertaining.

7 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:17 pm

Natasha Whittam

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Nat Lofthouse
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xmiles wrote:Yes The Sheriffs Are Coming is pretty entertaining.

We have so much in common.

Try 'Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away' on Channel 5. Also very entertaining.

8 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:20 pm

xmiles

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Natasha Whittam wrote:
xmiles wrote:Yes The Sheriffs Are Coming is pretty entertaining.

We have so much in common.

Try 'Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away' on Channel 5. Also very entertaining.

I will give it a look.

9 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:42 pm

Sluffy

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boltonbonce wrote:Being newly retired,I'm getting a chance to see what I've been missing when it comes to TV.
And,I have to say,I've not been missing much.
I can accept it being naff during the day,but,come 5pm I'd expect an improvement. No. It gets worse. I'd even describe it as diabolical. 
Today CH4 1.05 Posh Pawnbrokers.
Two vintage saxophones and a Japanese helmet attract attention. Christ almighty.
The only thing half way decent on today is Cunk On Britain.
I really don't need terrestrial TV. Do you?
Or would a vintage saxophone turn you on?

Not quite sure if you are saying you only have terrestrial TV, but if that is the case you can always get yourself Freeview (which is digital terrestrial TV). A cheap set up box costs around £30ish I think and that is your only cost involved - no monthly payments, contracts or anything else.

It's a way of giving you considerably much more choice for a relatively small sum if you haven't thought about it before.

Just a thought.

Alternatively do what the youngsters do and get yourself a Netflix contract and watch as much telly and films as you want via your internet (to your smart TV even!).

10 Re: Terrestrial TV on Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:39 pm

boltonbonce

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I've got all those channels Sluffy. Every time I turn one particular channel on there's some bastard having an orgasm about the power of steam.
Netflix is OK. Particularly enjoyed Stranger Things.
But,considering the number of digital channels available for free,the quality is abysmal.

11 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:28 am

Angry Dad

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Yes it's shit but so is sky to me the only thing I have been watching was on BBC Wales ,Keeping Faith with Eve Myles as Faith Howells ,what a fucking horny woman a sexual animal in the Susan George mold what I'd give for a sweaty session with that female.

12 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:52 pm

rammywhite

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What's wrong with Bargain Hunt?

13 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:53 pm

karlypants

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rammywhite wrote:What's wrong with Bargain Hunt?
David Dickinson doesn’t do it so it’s not the real deal!

14 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:56 pm

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karlypants wrote:
rammywhite wrote:What's wrong with Bargain Hunt?
David Dickinson doesn’t do it so it’s not the real deal!

Today it was led by that bendy Scottish bint Natasha Hunter-Gatherer who thinks that everything you say is hilarious-

15 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:05 pm

boltonbonce

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rammywhite wrote:What's wrong with Bargain Hunt?
I know someone who went on it,and it's fixed. The bartering with the shop or stall holder is for show.
They actually pay the full price.

16 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:21 pm

karlypants

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Nat Lofthouse
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boltonbonce wrote:
rammywhite wrote:What's wrong with Bargain Hunt?
I know someone who went on it,and it's fixed. The bartering with the shop or stall holder is for show.
They actually pay the full price.
It doesn’t surprise me with it being the BBC.

To be fair though, the places they shop at have fixed prices anyway and doesn’t look like you could barter.

I find a lot of the ‘experts’ a load of shit with what they buy and at the price they pay.

I feel I could do considerably better!

17 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:03 pm

Natasha Whittam

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Bonce is talking bollocks. It is "staged" in that the items have already been bought by the time you see the contestants haggling with the dealer, but when they go around beforehand they do barter for a better price.

18 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:09 pm

boltonbonce

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Natasha Whittam wrote:Bonce is talking bollocks. It is "staged" in that the items have already been bought by the time you see the contestants haggling with the dealer, but when they go around beforehand they do barter for a better price.
You're completely wrong. Again. No bartering occurs. That would be common.

19 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:11 pm

Natasha Whittam

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Nat Lofthouse
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Sadly, my sister has been on it. I know what goes down.

20 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:16 pm

boltonbonce

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Nat Lofthouse
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Natasha Whittam wrote:Sadly, my sister has been on it. I know what goes down.
A friend of mine was on it. Whatever goes on,it's not what I thought it was. Good enough for daytime TV I suppose.
Hope your sister made a profit. My mate made a £93 loss.

21 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:32 pm

Natasha Whittam

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Nat Lofthouse
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No, she lost £54. Embarrassing the good Whittam name.

22 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:27 pm

Reebok Trotter

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Nat Lofthouse
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Natasha Whittam wrote:I always record 'The Sheriffs Are Coming' when it's on, but other than that I can't think of a single programme I watch (outside of football) on either BBC or ITV, daytime or evening.

I'd die of boredom without Sky.

I love Mr Griggs.

23 Re: Terrestrial TV on Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:41 pm

Natasha Whittam

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Nat Lofthouse
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It's Mr Lawrence Grix. Get it right. Shit fan.

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