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    Posted by Sarah host (U13916021) on Friday, 15th May 2009

    River City fans, welcome to the Points of View boards. If you've joined us from the streets of Shieldinch, please feel free to chat here!

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    Posted by stewiegriffin (U1168126) on Friday, 15th May 2009

    how about the fact it has to be one of the worst programmes produce by BBC Scotland (and that's saying something), and the fact it was the ONLY messageboard related to Scotland on this website.

    A total disgrace.

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    Posted by Hi my name is Troy McClure (U2262224) on Friday, 15th May 2009

    < quote> how about the fact it has to be one of the worst programmes produce by BBC Scotland (and that's saying something), and the fact it was the ONLY messageboard related to Scotland on this website.

    A total disgrace. < /quote>

    Apart from the few minor gripes you have do you think it’s a programme worth watching?

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    Posted by stewiegriffin (U1168126) on Friday, 15th May 2009

    Apart from the few minor gripes you have do you think it’s a programme worth watching? 

    Nah, it's pish.

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    Posted by oldcyberscottishlass (U11297639) on Tuesday, 19th May 2009

    No one is forcing you to watch this programe,it did go through a few changes but our view`s were noted and it is nearly back to the old format which is enjoyed by many.I note that you are using the name Stewiegriffin I have seen the programe that the name comes from, sometimes that can be funny but then again it can be really stupid.I would not dream of using profanity`s to describe it there is no need for it.

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    Posted by counterblast (U2406097) on Tuesday, 19th May 2009

    michael martin is making a guest appearance soon...

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    Posted by counterblast (U2406097) on Tuesday, 19th May 2009

    this thread hasn't exactly set the board alight, has it?

    maybe if they showed 'river city' in england (instead of endless repeats of 'coast'), you might get a few more takers.

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    Posted by stewiegriffin (U1168126) on Wednesday, 20th May 2009

    No one is forcing you to watch this programe,it did go through a few changes but our view`s were noted and it is nearly back to the old format which is enjoyed by many.I note that you are using the name Stewiegriffin I have seen the programe that the name comes from, sometimes that can be funny but then again it can be really stupid.I would not dream of using profanity`s to describe it there is no need for it. 

    It's rot, pure and simple. And no, I tend not to watch it any more so it may have improved, but with Scottish actors, I doubt it ;) Last time I saw it, it made Take the High Road look like Othello.

    Pish - profanity? You've lead a very sheltered life.

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    Posted by pattideutsch (U14026640) on Tuesday, 9th June 2009

    I'm so annoyed!

    shirley (barbara rafferty) has left the programme!

    i loved her!

    won't be the same for me :(

    but at least we still have scarlett :)

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    Posted by pedrokelly (U1360661) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    Isn't this just typical of how the BBC have destroyed these message boards.

    There was a very active River City message board, well used and well kept.

    For some reason the BBC decide to close that popular board, and stick a general River City thread on the PoV board, it really doesn't make sense. From being a well used board, this post is only the tenth message in three weeks!

    Not only that, but the vast majority of PoV users will not have seen, heard or able to see River City.

    Sheer stupidity on the part of the BBC.

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    Posted by Alsdouble (U524298) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    What the....eck, is River City?


    <doh>


    And when does the 'lets discuss house bricks' discussion open?

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    Posted by Sarah host (U13916021) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    but at least we still have scarlett  

    I’ve just been reading Scarlett's character biography. She sounds like a right handful!

    Is River City only available in Scotland then? I've never seen it advertised south of the border...

    :)

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    Posted by Alsdouble (U524298) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    One has checked tinternet.

    Scotland's favourte soap.

    Och aye, th'noo!

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    Posted by Alsdouble (U524298) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    PS:

    Anyway, why is this not shown in England.

    It has to be better than Neighbours, which is Australian. Or Emmerdale, which is also from, and set in Cloud Cuckoo land. And better than Eastenders, which I haven't seen for over 20 years as it's too grey.

    Or is it?

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    Posted by NearlySane (U3123538) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    My wife watches it - it suffers from very bad plotting but occasionallly the writing can be very funny in a sort of Still Game way - the It's a Wonderful Life pastiche they did near Christmas being a case in point.

    The acting varies but I suppose if it was shown (and Watched)in England it might see a lot of use of the 888 page

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    Posted by Alsdouble (U524298) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    Interesting. Still Game was rather good.

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    Posted by NearlySane (U3123538) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    You are replying to:

    Message posted by alsdouble - tea time and washing lines...

    Interesting. Still Game was rather good.
     


    It has to be said the glimmers in River City are rare but they do appear

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    Posted by Sarah host (U13916021) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    It's on iplayer.

    www.bbc.co.uk/iplaye...

    Might give it a go. Sure it's more fun than Enders! ;)

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    Posted by Alsdouble (U524298) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    Many a happy but back breaking hour has been spent on iPlayer.

    Must nip down to PC world and figure out these wi-fi devices that send to the big, if not huge tv where the comfy chairs are.

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    Posted by Sarah host (U13916021) on Wednesday, 10th June 2009

    You can get the iplayer on the red button now so you can watch it on your huge TV...

    www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/...

    NB: Only on virgin media at the moment though :)

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