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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Thursday, 20th December 2012

    I've had to switch channels three times so far.

    Rhod Gilbert
    Rob Brydon
    James Corden

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    Posted by thedogcody (U14659366) ** on Thursday, 20th December 2012

    It was a repeat from last year-they were billed to appear-so why watch it?

    It is not compulsory

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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    I've had to switch channels three times so far.

    Rhod Gilbert
    Rob Brydon
    James Corden
     
    To catch them or to avoid them? smiley - smiley

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    Posted by Pancho Wilkins (U1158194) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    It was a repeat from last year-they were billed to appear-so why watch it?

    It is not compulsory
     

    I stumbled on the roadshow and had no idea whether it was a repeat, or not.
    I also had no idea who would be appearing.

    Not everyone analyses TV listings to devise a viewing strategy, thedogcody.

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    Posted by dave (U2043922) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    I thought the show started well, but then went down hill

    Why on these shows do we have to see the 'celebs' in the audience ? What do they add to the comedy ? smiley - erm

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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    I stumbled on the roadshow and had no idea whether it was a repeat, or not.
    I also had no idea who would be appearing.

    Not everyone analyses TV listings to devise a viewing strategy, thedogcody. 

    Well, you've learnt your lesson now!

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    Posted by z4mster (U14864348) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    It was a repeat from last year-they were billed to appear-so why watch it?

    It is not compulsory
     

    I stumbled on the roadshow and had no idea whether it was a repeat, or not.
    I also had no idea who would be appearing.

    Not everyone analyses TV listings to devise a viewing strategy, thedogcody. 

    That's true, and when you have Miranda Hart playing the desperate, ungainly singleton, and James Corden playing the bewildered fat bloke for the umpteenth time, it is really hard to tell what is, or what isn't a repeat. You can level the same at Rob Brydon to an extent, because his "act" seems never to change.

    I hadn't seen this before, and didn't know that it was a repeat, but I like Jack Dee, Rhod Gilbert and Sean Lock...it was just a shame their sets were edited so short, as I'm certain there was a lot of filler that could have been removed.

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    It was a repeat from last year-they were billed to appear-so why watch it?

    It is not compulsory
     
    I'm so sorry.

    I apologise profusely.

    I am guilty of just watching without reading up on it first.

    I admit I've done that before. I must change this, and you have shown me the light.
    I'm so grateful (tears rolling down face), and I'll have a better life for it.



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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    It was a repeat from last year-they were billed to appear-so why watch it?

    It is not compulsory
     
    I'm so sorry.

    I apologise profusely.

    I am guilty of just watching without reading up on it first.

    I admit I've done that before. I must change this, and you have shown me the light.
    I'm so grateful (tears rolling down face), and I'll have a better life for it. 
    No need to apologise. The only person apparently suffering from your TV selections is yourself!

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    Posted by Pancho Wilkins (U1158194) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    It was a repeat from last year-they were billed to appear-so why watch it?

    It is not compulsory
     
    I'm so sorry.

    I apologise profusely.

    I am guilty of just watching without reading up on it first.

    I admit I've done that before. I must change this, and you have shown me the light.
    I'm so grateful (tears rolling down face), and I'll have a better life for it. 
    No need to apologise. The only person apparently suffering from your TV selections is yourself! 

    Surabaya. You know full well that bootjangler made his comment, looking for a touch of sympathy, and understanding from this messageboard, for as you know, we have earned a unique reputation amongst such chatroom type places, for that very thing. For inclusion, and mutual respect for one another's points of view.

    As this is the second snipe you have committed on this thread I'm considering having you blackballed. You'll be notified in due course. In the meantime, you know.. " tread softly because you tread on... etc

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    I've been to the RIA, Review Ignorer's Anonymous.
    You have to stand up in front of a group of people.

    "I'm bootjangler, and I'm, er.....I'm.....I watch TV without reading the review first!"

    They all clapped and gave great support. Some of them have now been reading reviews for 10 months after years of ignoring them. They know what I'm going through. With their help, I can get through this.

    It's especially hard at Christmas, what with the propensity of rubbish on TV, so you find yourself channel hopping, and before you know it, you can't stop.
    Wish me luck.

    smiley - cracker


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    Posted by Pancho Wilkins (U1158194) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Is it true that you do indeed suffer from a compulsive obsessive disorder? I hear that you started out as a toe twiddler, bootjangler?

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    Posted by minibones (U14961554) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    So you channel hopped and found three programmes you didn't like? Hell, I do that almost every day! Solution? Hop again, problem solved

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    So you channel hopped and found three programmes you didn't like? Hell, I do that almost every day! Solution? Hop again, problem solved  No, three guests on the one program. A program I didn't read up on first, but we've been through that.

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    Posted by William Blessing (U14578406) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Am I alone but comics now a days universally fail to make me laugh. Is it just me?

    Also why does everyone, especially comedians always have to "come out" and immediately start incessantly talking potty talk and imagine this to be universally "humorous"?

    Is not their private life exactly that, private?

    I would personally prefer not to know nor enquire as to the comings and goings of their back passage or front bits. Really!

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    Posted by DaveA (U14937949) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    So you channel hopped and found three programmes you didn't like? Hell, I do that almost every day! Solution? Hop again, problem solved  No, three guests on the one program. A program I didn't read up on first, but we've been through that.  Bootjangler, I also stumbled on this repeat. We resisted digital tv until it became compulsory and so a lot of the repeats are new to us.
    My big surprises included:
    laughing out loud at Rhod Gilbert (never thought I'd do that)
    ditto Sean Locke (ditto in parentheses)
    seeing that James Corden is still as humourless as ever and yet gets work as a comic.

    Like I said, I didn't plan for this one, may I join your support group?

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Like I said, I didn't plan for this one, may I join your support group?  

    We are all brothers and sisters and anything else in our hour of need.

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    It was a repeat from last year-they were billed to appear-so why watch it?

    It is not compulsory
     

    I stumbled on the roadshow and had no idea whether it was a repeat, or not.
    I also had no idea who would be appearing.

    Not everyone analyses TV listings to devise a viewing strategy, thedogcody. 
    I *SO* hope that our American friend GZ reads that, he not only studies the TV listings but he makes notes on his wall calendar (HONEST, I kid you not - he actually said so the other day)

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    Posted by kinaesthete (U14110808) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    It's not just you. I find most comedians unfunny, so for me television comedy is going through one of its flat periods. This perception might be more to do with me than with the material I'm watching. But I don't believe so.

    I agree with your point about simple lewdness and sexual vulgarity posing as humour. It might get some laughs but it's lazy and unacceptable, imhnjo (in my humble non-judgemental opinion) if the performers are being paid shedloads - okay, wheelbarrow loads - of money.
    Peep Show is a good example of intelligent, humour-intensifying use of vulgarity, by contrast.

    Since I get more gracious and tolerant as I age I'll add that 'potty talk', 'potty-mouthed', etc, sound ridiculous to me, but now they've crossed the Atlantic I suppose they're here to stay. Unless we deny them a work permit and send them back.

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    A lot is obviously down to delivery and how somene comes across to you (the royal "you").

    McIntyre is observational and so is Rhod Gilbert, and that was apparent from the show. But for some reason, I can handle McIntyre in small doses, but Gilbert's delivery puts me off. There is not much to choose in that.

    McIntyre's observational humour on that show was real, and recognised by the audience, and Gilbert's was made up, so maybe that turned me off as well as his gravelly shouty delivery.

    McIntyre is shouty also before anyone points that out, so it's a fine line in that sort of thing.

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    Posted by captainMouse (U14652804) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Sense of humour is a strange thing, I do not swear and do not like to hear swearing, and yet billy Connelly has me crying with laughter. I am also very fond of Michael macintyre.

    James corden, rob Brydon, jimmy Carr, Sean Locke, vic and bob are in my opinion distinctly UNfunny.

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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    In reply to William Blessing: Am I alone but comics now a days universally fail to make me laugh. Is it just me?  
    Yes, it probably is.

    Also why does everyone, especially comedians always have to "come out" and immediately start incessantly talking potty talk and imagine this to be universally "humorous"?

    Is not their private life exactly that, private? 

    Obviously not, if they go on about it as much you say! But you're clearly exaggerating, as not everyone (let alone all comedians) talk incessantly about their sex lives.

    I would personally prefer not to know nor enquire as to the comings and goings of their back passage or front bits. Really! 
    Best to avoid those particular comedians then ... if they really are that graphic!

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    Posted by dave (U2043922) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    "James corden, rob Brydon, jimmy Carr, Sean Locke, vic and bob are in my opinion distinctly UNfunny."

    James corden, Rob Brydon - I agree,
    jimmy Carr - ok on 8 out of 10,
    Sean Locke - ok,
    vic and bob - used to be funny

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    Posted by minibones (U14961554) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    So you channel hopped and found three programmes you didn't like? Hell, I do that almost every day! Solution? Hop again, problem solved  No, three guests on the one program. A program I didn't read up on first, but we've been through that.  Why did you change channels three times then?

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    Posted by GZ (U5310554) ** on Friday, 21st December 2012


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    I *SO* hope that our American friend GZ reads that, he not only studies the TV listings but he makes notes on his wall calendar (HONEST, I kid you not - he actually said so the other day)
     


    That is correct TomcatRed I did say that and I do actually do that.

    When the Sunday paper comes, as I am having my morning coffee I take a read through the TV guide and make note of the programmes I might like to watch that week above and beyond my normal favourites.

    That is why they go to the trouble of creating TV guides.

    I prefer taking a look ahead and your method of plopping down, flipping through the channels and hoping for the best.

    My memory is not always the greatest, so I jot down some TV shows I want to watch on the wall calendar.

    My cable package also has the option of setting an electric "reminder" on the TV, but that takes more time than simply jotting it down.

    As I mentioned in the thread where you mocked me for this practice and called it "sad" - had I not looked ahead at the listings that week I would have missed the repeats of some classic boxing matches including "Ali vs. Henry Cooper" and "Ali vs. Chuck Wepner" - the fight between Ali and a club fighter which Slyvester Stallone saw that inspired him to write the script for Rocky.

    I also would have missed a terrific Christmas music programme.

    Your method of just flipping on the box and hoping for the best works for you. That is fine with me.

    Why you take such delight in mocking me for liking to review the weekly listings to see exactly what is on offer is up to you as well.

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Why did you change channels three times then?  

    I assume you're familiar with the format of the program?

    McIntyre does his bit, then introduces another comic.
    McIntyre does another bit, then introduces another comic.
    etc, etc


    So, to spell it out, each time he introduced someone I didn't like, I went channel hopping until perhaps their bit was over, then went back, only to find later another one to make me switch over again.

    I sincerely hope that explains it.

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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Friday, 21st December 2012


    posted by TomcatRed

    I *SO* hope that our American friend GZ reads that, he not only studies the TV listings but he makes notes on his wall calendar (HONEST, I kid you not - he actually said so the other day)
     


    That is correct TomcatRed I did say that and I do actually do that.

    When the Sunday paper comes, as I am having my morning coffee I take a read through the TV guide and make note of the programmes I might like to watch that week above and beyond my normal favourites. 

    Yes, I do something similar - makes a lot of sense if you want to make the best use of your time!

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    Posted by minibones (U14961554) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Why did you change channels three times then?  

    I assume you're familiar with the format of the program?

    McIntyre does his bit, then introduces another comic.
    McIntyre does another bit, then introduces another comic.
    etc, etc


    So, to spell it out, each time he introduced someone I didn't like, I went channel hopping until perhaps their bit was over, then went back, only to find later another one to make me switch over again.

    I sincerely hope that explains it. 
    That process suggests 6 changes of channel (on/off x 3 = 6) Hence my confusion.

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    Posted by Bethgem (U14263559) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    In reply to William Blessing:
    Am I alone but comics now a days universally fail to make me laugh. Is it just me? 
    No. You are not alone. I too do not think that the modern day comedians are humorous.

    They sometimes even take the mickey out of a chosen member of the audience close to the stage which just looks as though they have no original joke material and I turn to another channel. Not that I always find anything else better to watch, though, but at least I have a choice not to watch something I don't like when I come across it.

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    They sometimes even take the mickey out of a chosen member of the audience close to the stage which just looks as though they have no original joke material  

    Go back years and you'll see Bruce Forsyth, Jimmy Tarbuck, Frankie Howerd etc, etc all built their acts around interacting with the audience like that.
    It's a staple of comic stand up. Not lazy, but not new.

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    Posted by GZ (U5310554) ** on Friday, 21st December 2012

    They sometimes even take the mickey out of a chosen member of the audience close to the stage which just looks as though they have no original joke material  

    Go back years and you'll see Bruce Forsyth, Jimmy Tarbuck, Frankie Howerd etc, etc all built their acts around interacting with the audience like that.
    It's a staple of comic stand up. Not lazy, but not new. 
    Same for Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, Milton Berle, Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, Jackie Mason and pretty much any comic who started their career working in cocktail lounges and nightclubs.

    Don Rickles in particular based almost his entire act around making jokes about various members of the audience.

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    Posted by Bethgem (U14263559) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Ok, so the good old ones did that, but the way it is done today seems so rude that I do not find it amusing. As one might say, 'times change'. Not my cup of tea nowadays, though.

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    Ok, so the good old ones did that, but the way it is done today seems so rude that I do not find it amusing. As one might say, 'times change'. Not my cup of tea nowadays, though.  Oooh Bethgem, I fear you have rosy coloured specs on.

    This might not be true, and probably isn't, but could easily set the tone of those past comics.

    "What's that you're wearing love? Looks like you've been to Oxfam."

    Or some such, but everyone laughed then.

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    Posted by JanH (U14017596) on Friday, 21st December 2012

    A simple marker pen is even quicker, I used to do this especially at Christmas time, using different colours for must see and must record.

    How sad is that smiley - laugh, sadly I find it is no longer worth the effort as there is so little that I feel I really must watch.

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    Posted by GZ (U5310554) ** on Friday, 21st December 2012

    A simple marker pen is even quicker, I used to do this especially at Christmas time, using different colours for must see and must record.

    How sad is that smiley - laugh, sadly I find it is no longer worth the effort as there is so little that I feel I really must watch. 
    I used to use felt tip pens or highlighter markers as well.

    But the last few years they changed the TV guide from a heavier bond paper to a recycled paper that is much thinner - much like newspaper - and the pen bleeds through. smiley - smiley

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    As I mentioned in the thread where you mocked me for this practice and called it "sad" - had I not looked ahead at the listings that week I would have missed the repeats of some classic boxing matches including "Ali vs. Henry Cooper" and "Ali vs. Chuck Wepner" - the fight between Ali and a club fighter which Slyvester Stallone saw that inspired him to write the script for Rocky.  I find it "sad" becasue it places an undue importance on what is one the television, you are planning your life around what is on.

    I seem to remember you saying that you would turn down an invitation to go out for a drink with friends due to the TV schedule, that wouldn't happen to me because not only would I not know what I would be missing I wouldn't CARE what I was missing.

    There is a very good saying "what the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over", in other words you can't be upset at missing a programme (in this case) if you didn't know of its existance. Even if someone tells you about it the next day it is unimportant as it has gone.

    I do find it absolutely extraordinary that you jot programmes down on your callendar, right next to things that actually ARE important like birthdays, anniversaries and holiday dates.

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Why did you change channels three times then?  

    I assume you're familiar with the format of the program?

    McIntyre does his bit, then introduces another comic.
    McIntyre does another bit, then introduces another comic.
    etc, etc


    So, to spell it out, each time he introduced someone I didn't like, I went channel hopping until perhaps their bit was over, then went back, only to find later another one to make me switch over again.

    I sincerely hope that explains it. 
    That process suggests 6 changes of channel (on/off x 3 = 6) Hence my confusion. 
    "And tonights award for pedant of the week goes to....emigrecimla" smiley - doh

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    Posted by Pancho Wilkins (U1158194) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    I do find it absolutely extraordinary that you jot programmes down on your callendar, right next to things that actually ARE important like birthdays, anniversaries and holiday dates. 

    I'm with GZ on this.

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    I do find it absolutely extraordinary that you jot programmes down on your callendar, right next to things that actually ARE important like birthdays, anniversaries and holiday dates. 

    I'm with GZ on this. 
    That doesn't surprise me in the slightest Pancho.

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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    I find it "sad" becasue it places an undue importance on what is one the television, you are planning your life around what is on.

    I seem to remember you saying that you would turn down an invitation to go out for a drink with friends due to the TV schedule, that wouldn't happen to me because not only would I not know what I would be missing I wouldn't CARE what I was missing.

    There is a very good saying "what the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over", in other words you can't be upset at missing a programme (in this case) if you didn't know of its existance. Even if someone tells you about it the next day it is unimportant as it has gone.

    I do find it absolutely extraordinary that you jot programmes down on your callendar, right next to things that actually ARE important like birthdays, anniversaries and holiday dates. 

    Why is it extraordinary? Wouldn't you jot it down on a calendar if you were going out to a theatre or the cinema one night? You'd be planning your life around that, so I can't really see the difference between that and making a note of a TV programme you particularly want to watch.

    Though I don't know why these days anyone would want to stay in to watch a programme when you can record it fairly easily!

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Why is it extraordinary? Wouldn't you jot it down on a calendar if you were going out to a theatre or the cinema one night? You'd be planning your life around that, so I can't really see the difference between that and making a note of a TV programme you particularly want to watch.  The difference is that those activities involve other people (usually) and they involve leaving the house.

    To be honest I wouldn't write those things on the callendar anyway, most such events are only decided on the night in question or a day in advance at the most.

    An annalogy that I have used before is, when going to a restaurant you don't need to plan what you will be eating, you just sit down and THEN look at the menu (much as I do with television, if I decide to switch it on)

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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Why is it extraordinary? Wouldn't you jot it down on a calendar if you were going out to a theatre or the cinema one night? You'd be planning your life around that, so I can't really see the difference between that and making a note of a TV programme you particularly want to watch.  The difference is that those activities involve other people (usually) and they involve leaving the house.

    To be honest I wouldn't write those things on the callendar anyway, most such events are only decided on the night in question or a day in advance at the most.

    An annalogy that I have used before is, when going to a restaurant you don't need to plan what you will be eating, you just sit down and THEN look at the menu (much as I do with television, if I decide to switch it on) 
    Some people like to plan ahead, you obviously don't. It doesn't mean that people who choose the former are worthy of ridicule. And you're lucky if you can count on booking a theatre seat the same night or the day before!

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    The only thing I am ridiculing is writing television programming on the callendar, thus attaching WAY too much importance upon it IMHO.

    If I do purchase tickets in advance, which you have to do (as you point out) then I just pin the tickets on the board next to the callendar. Lets face it missing a concert or event that you had paid specifically for is a bit more important than missing the Eastenders omnibus edition wouldn't you say.

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    Posted by Surabaya Johnny (U1163609) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    The only thing I am ridiculing is writing television programming on the callendar, thus attaching WAY too much importance upon it IMHO.

    If I do purchase tickets in advance, which you have to do (as you point out) then I just pin the tickets on the board next to the callendar. Lets face it missing a concert or event that you had paid specifically for is a bit more important than missing the Eastenders omnibus edition wouldn't you say. 
    You seem very intolerant of other people's behaviour and priorities! Why do you feel the need to comment rather rudely on something which doesn't affect you in any way?

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    Posted by Pancho Wilkins (U1158194) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    The only thing I am ridiculing is writing television programming on the callendar, thus attaching WAY too much importance upon it IMHO. 

    IMHO ? Humble people tend not to ridicule. I think you will find that GZ will continue to mark his calendar as he chooses, I shall watch on spec, or plan ahead as I feel, and your comments will have been noted, and disregarded.

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    Posted by minibones (U14961554) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Wasn't trying to be pedantic, merely explaining the reason for my confusion.

    However, if I'd been disappointed by the first featured comedian, I think I'd have the nous to check who else was on the show rather than get involved in serial hopping. I've got better things to do with my time.

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Wasn't trying to be pedantic, merely explaining the reason for my confusion.

    However, if I'd been disappointed by the first featured comedian, I think I'd have the nous to check who else was on the show rather than get involved in serial hopping. I've got better things to do with my time. 
    You see this is the perfect example of how different we all are, to me going to the trouble of finding out who else was appearing on the show and judging if they would be to my liking would be "a waste of my time" rather than just flicking back to it every now and again to see if things had got any better.

    "Different strokes for different folkes" as they say.

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    Posted by bootjangler (U880875) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Wasn't trying to be pedantic, merely explaining the reason for my confusion.

    However, if I'd been disappointed by the first featured comedian, I think I'd have the nous to check who else was on the show rather than get involved in serial hopping. I've got better things to do with my time. 
    "Nous" doesn't come into it.
    There were other parts of the show I'd watch.
    However, even reading up first, wouldn't give the running order.

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    Posted by TomcatRed (U8418886) on Saturday, 22nd December 2012

    Yes another good point, in fact even if it DID give the running order it wouldn't give timings of the acts.

    I tend to find that even comedians that I usually like can give poor performances and people that I have never heard of can be brilliant, so yet again a running order wouldn't help much.

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    Posted by minibones (U14961554) on Sunday, 23rd December 2012

    Fair enough, but why the thread in the first place; just to say you don't like three comedians?

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