General Chat Thread, Top Gear Is Coming in General; All hail the return of the Stig
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11th June 2008, 12:49 AM #1
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11th June 2008, 12:57 AM #2
11th June 2008, 09:08 AM #3
Yes, yes and thrice Yeess!
The only reason I ever watch TV returns.
11th June 2008, 09:10 AM #4
Get in - Love a bit of Top Gear!
11th June 2008, 10:41 AM #5
Love it! And so does Jade, so i get to watch it! :P
11th June 2008, 10:51 AM #6
- Rep Power
I used to be a massive fan, but after they destroyed three BL cars in the last series (apparently the Dolomite was in very good condition, the Princess not bad and SD1 doors can't fly off like that unless they're doctored) I'm begining to loose interest, especially now that almost any vaguely techical/engieering subject that comes up is discussed with an attitude of "We know nothing..." so prevalent in IT users...
11th June 2008, 03:28 PM #7
About blumming time!! Getting sick of watching the repeats on Dave and BBC3
11th June 2008, 03:30 PM #8
11th June 2008, 04:32 PM #9
There is a rundown in this months TG Mag about all the things they are going to do.
Off the top of my head -
3 Alfas for £1000 or less challenge
Nissan GTR Vs Bullet Train in Japan
Old Merc Vs Old Bentley/Rolls
German Car Prog Vs Top Gear (Sabine Schmit and 2 others)
And loads more I cant remember
11th June 2008, 05:19 PM #10
Going across the English Channel in a toyboata staged.... Canny stage.
Originally Posted by Gibbo
12th June 2008, 10:40 AM #11
- Rep Power
What you didn't see was all the support vessels etc that they probably had in case of failure
Originally Posted by coquet636
12th June 2008, 11:01 AM #12
How is that staging something? That's just common sense! What if they had sank with the presenters out at sea? How would they have filmed it?
Originally Posted by rhyds
12th June 2008, 11:06 AM #13
woohooooo what annoys me most is the fact as soon as the new season has started, its finished again grrrrrrrr
12th June 2008, 11:20 AM #14
Yep, they have to have all this sort of stuff in place Gibbo, Helf n' Safety, innit? The big cheeses'd have a fit if they did these sorts of stunts without backup. Also, after the amount of near misses and mishaps (and Hamster's little jet car prang) that Top Gear have had, they have to be double sure that when things go tits-up, they can sort it out.
Originally Posted by localzuk
Richard Hammond's biography is a good read btw.
13th June 2008, 03:18 PM #15
Aye well, there's having support vessels/divers in case someone capsizes their pickup while crossing the channel, and then there's sexed up set pieces that look cool
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