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pbar wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:24 pm

Ahh that smell, would love to have it just one more time.
We still get the smell when it hasn't been used over summer, it takes me right back :D

The one we have now has 2 settings and a thermostat, so set low shouldn't cost too much to run.
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I never thought I'd see the day but That's TV, Channel 7 (regional) and Channel 91 (National) are re-showing the Benny Hill Show. Incredibly funny, far more so than I remember it to be. Some of the sketches (which he wrote) are very clever, never realised he was such a genius.


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pbar wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:39 pm I never thought I'd see the day but That's TV, Channel 7 (regional) and Channel 91 (National) are re-showing the Benny Hill Show. Incredibly funny, far more so than I remember it to be. Some of the sketches (which he wrote) are very clever, never realised he was such a genius.
Good to hear they are airing again, but I would have thought he would be classed as non PC, sexist etc now :?

He wasn't the only clever one back then :) Simple and fun unlike todays so called comedy.
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Good old benny hill , I had Ernie the fastest milkman in the west 45 when I was young as one of my first singles :lol:
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It has already been on GMB that complaints have been raised over re-showing it. I saw this post on Twitter, which sums it up very nicely I think -

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I can’t get past the argument that every TV has an off button, if you don’t want to watch something, switch it off/over, just don’t try & dictate what other people should watch
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pbar wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:54 pm It has already been on GMB that complaints have been raised over re-showing it. I saw this post on Twitter, which sums it up very nicely I think -

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I can’t get past the argument that every TV has an off button, if you don’t want to watch something, switch it off/over, just don’t try & dictate what other people should watch
Everything is madness now I agree if it’s not your thing then don’t watch it , I don’t get football but just turn the tv over when’s it’s on.
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Jasonmarie wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:15 pm
pbar wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:54 pm It has already been on GMB that complaints have been raised over re-showing it. I saw this post on Twitter, which sums it up very nicely I think -

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I can’t get past the argument that every TV has an off button, if you don’t want to watch something, switch it off/over, just don’t try & dictate what other people should watch
Everything is madness now I agree if it’s not your thing then don’t watch it , I don’t get football but just turn the tv over when’s it’s on.
:agree:
If you don't like it switch it off!
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andyd wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:37 pm
Jasonmarie wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:15 pm
pbar wrote: Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:54 pm It has already been on GMB that complaints have been raised over re-showing it. I saw this post on Twitter, which sums it up very nicely I think -

Mark Lockwood
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I can’t get past the argument that every TV has an off button, if you don’t want to watch something, switch it off/over, just don’t try & dictate what other people should watch
Everything is madness now I agree if it’s not your thing then don’t watch it , I don’t get football but just turn the tv over when’s it’s on.
:agree:
If you don't like it switch it off!
But how could you not like it . I think that the only people that would complain are the sort of people that go looking for things to complain about because they are moaning cnuts. I mean its already happened , like 40 years ago, we loved it then and it hasnt changed . Probly the only thing I could say is a bit rude are some of the close up tight knickers shots but we get that of TV adds now too ( and I aint complaining ) , tight pants , thigh gap shot and tits everywhere .... on a feckin carpet add . Its all about expectations , I mean its fine to wear speedo's at the pool or beach , no one gives a fuck , but wear thenm in the supermarket ( I didnt :D ) and you get a ride in the police car .
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Just watching series 2 of Auf Weidersehen Pet
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This registration was first registered during the period August 1969 to July 1970.First registered in Nottingham. The vehicle details for STV 709H are: Date of Liability - 01 06 1987 Date of First Registration - 01 10 1969 Year of Manufacture - Not Available Cylinder Capacity (cc) - 1599CC Vehicle Colour - BLUE Where is it now? - Unknown, but because of the liability date, it may not have lasted longer than 1987.
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Nice spot Andy. But it is a pity that the car isn't still Livin' Alright.
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pbar wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:17 pm Nice spot Andy. But it is a pity that the car isn't still Livin' Alright.
:lol: :applaud:

I heard it had bad rust and started Breakin' Away :)
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pbar wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:39 pm I never thought I'd see the day but That's TV, Channel 7 (regional) and Channel 91 (National) are re-showing the Benny Hill Show. Incredibly funny, far more so than I remember it to be. Some of the sketches (which he wrote) are very clever, never realised he was such a genius.


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I know one of the girls that used to be in some of his shows, dancing and the like. It would very easy for her to now say it was sexist or she was taken advantage of but she holds Benny in very high regard.
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andyd wrote: Sun Dec 05, 2021 7:21 am
pbar wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:17 pm Nice spot Andy. But it is a pity that the car isn't still Livin' Alright.
:lol: :applaud:

I heard it had bad rust and started Breakin' Away :)

Hehe, good un! Pretty sure I still have the single from back in the day.
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Peter-S wrote: Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:27 am I know one of the girls that used to be in some of his shows, dancing and the like.

Brilliant, do you know her name Peter? I've seen a few interviews with various Hill's Angels, and all of them have nothing but good things to say about Benny and the show.
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