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    Dear BBC News website.....

    ...we pay a licence fee for something a bit more substantial than:
    BBC News - Prince William and Kate Middleton toss pancakes in Belfast

    What's up next, Bear defecates in wooded area?

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    Can I be first to say 'what a pair of toss.....'

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    Weeeeeell.... did anyone notice something... if the pans would have been hot, the woman at the end would have burnt her self.

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    Not exactly Delia's 'lacy' pancakes are they. I'm surprised the handles didn't break off the pans.

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    Maybe not what you want to watch on BBC, also not what I want to watch, but you have to think that there's more than me and you that pay TV licencing. Maybe somebody is say lonely in their home today with no one to talk to, and for the first time today something 'decent' (in their eyes) has actually come on the box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    and for the first time today something 'decent' (in their eyes) has actually come on the box.
    That's a terrible slur on Mr Kyle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    ...we pay a licence fee .....
    Not me. So much Toss on the box, we stopped watching it when daughter was born and cancelled the license. Still not missing it..

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    Pft thats an american style pancake! Pre-made from a packet I think too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    ...we pay a licence fee for something a bit more substantial than:
    BBC News - Prince William and Kate Middleton toss pancakes in Belfast

    What's up next, Bear defecates in wooded area?
    Could be worse could be the wedding which will be covered for a whole week...
    Reminds me when it snowed, News just in... Snow causing chaos, next day News just in... Snow causing chaos.. repeat for a week or two.

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    I just remember the famous Not the Nine o'clock News sketch about the BBC on their spoof Points of View......



    Last edited by tech_guy; 9th March 2011 at 12:59 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    I just remember the famous Not the Nine o'clock News quote about the BBC on their spoof Points of View......

    Oh yes - 'I think the test card is quite Magnificent....'
    Last edited by mattx; 9th March 2011 at 01:02 PM.

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    Try Russia Today. It's all "How much can we slag the US off in one morning?"

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    There you go, got me started on my pet hate, the BBC Breakfast Programme; it's the main 2 female presenters that get my goat, one seems to spend most her time smiling to the camera, inappropriately giggling and the other does that as well but also persistently cuts across the male presenters when they are talking.

    And why is it that the weather girl seems to think it's to the two presenters that she is giving the forecast

    Yes I know I don't have to watch it and often I don't but apart from that irritation and the fact FOOTBALL seems to be an item of news that can sometimes be yapped about for 10 minutes the rest of the content is pretty good

    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    ...we pay a licence fee for something a bit more substantial than:
    BBC News - Prince William and Kate Middleton toss pancakes in Belfast

    What's up next, Bear defecates in wooded area?

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    Yes, BBC Breakfast - it drives me nuts it is so inane. BBC B********* more like.

    I once described sian williams as dead from the neck up on Twitter and now she's following me!?!?
    Last edited by tech_guy; 9th March 2011 at 02:28 PM.

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    So it's just me that finds the 3 Breakfast ladies quite attractive, then .



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