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PandaEyes

85 posts

60 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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moanthebairns said:
I was lucky if I got 15 minutes on the pc last night by the time she had fast forwarded through all the adverts and guff. Even watching all the "acts"
Xfactor ruined a perfectly good two hour advert-a-thon.

Sing one song, advert, sing another song advert. Pain in the arse

moanthebairns

14,282 posts

100 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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PandaEyes said:
moanthebairns said:
I was lucky if I got 15 minutes on the pc last night by the time she had fast forwarded through all the adverts and guff. Even watching all the "acts"
Xfactor ruined a perfectly good two hour advert-a-thon.

Sing one song, advert, sing another song advert. Pain in the arse
It really is. Im getting to the stage now where I just watch things ive recorded so I dont get ads.

Especially films your sat on the edge of your seat wondering whats going to happen, ad.

But that is no where near as bad as xfactor. It is mind blowing just how little of a show there is.

Jasandjules

56,739 posts

131 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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MiniMan64 said:
Lets face it, she wasn't going to win and neither is he.

Big deal. It's only TV folks.
But it is also people's lives.

Beefmeister

12,344 posts

132 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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We always watch anything shown on ITV or ITV2 on our PVR. The2.5hr XF show on saturday was about an hour long when you take out the ads, the lead-up VTs etc. Just acts singing, and judges comments, that's it.

Oh, and Dermot doing it Gangnam style with a totally straight face - genius.

garrykiller

5,199 posts

60 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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Dan_1981 said:
I'm not one for conspiracies but he had no idea who he was meant to save.

Made his decision which Dermot then questioned, to then have to declare "I want to take it to deadlock"
what made it all look worse was some guy slipping up next to Luis whispering to him during the deadlock performances. it screamed farce! the show was a complete sham.
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simonjunior831

133 posts

41 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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hungry_hog said:
Most of the tv audience are female. They will not vote for a pretty girl out of jealousy.
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MADMAX2

2,329 posts

96 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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onyx39 said:


It's all over Facebook and Twitter, don't think this will go away!
Yep I saw that and I'll say the whole show is a FIX

I was only watching as I had my tea late due to working on the TVR if I could have I'd have shoved my roast chicken down Louis walshes mouth with my fist

hapless

3,535 posts

119 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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moanthebairns said:
PandaEyes said:
moanthebairns said:
I was lucky if I got 15 minutes on the pc last night by the time she had fast forwarded through all the adverts and guff. Even watching all the "acts"
Xfactor ruined a perfectly good two hour advert-a-thon.

Sing one song, advert, sing another song advert. Pain in the arse
It really is. Im getting to the stage now where I just watch things ive recorded so I dont get ads.
I'm truly amazed there's anyone left who doesn't do this. I haven't watched an advert since I've had Sky+. Not a single one. I don't even know when a lot of the programmes I watch are actually broadcast, or even what channel - they're all plussed for when I want them.

Nom de ploom

3,779 posts

76 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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I saw the bloke creep up on louis and I thought - you are being told what to say...

louis then clearly said "I want to keep Carolyn" which she heard judging by her reaction then he flaked str8 away...

travesty - she was top totty too, and could sing.

jahmene - no way is he a good singer... too shouty and screamy...

ruined Imagine totally ruined it...

Rugbyman

1,595 posts

105 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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Sir Bagalot said:
Why on earth would they send him home? He has got far more press than pretty much anyone else in XF this week, and that's what it's all about.
Exactly this .... The show is NOT a talent contest, it IS a ratings tool

Its all about doing anything to get as many viewers/press as possible....

Look at us discussing what happened ..... I understand its all over twitter too

Every shocked/disgusted viewer will be watching next week and more will get swept up....

As soon as people realise the above this type of programme will cease to be ..... then hopefully all this celebrity culture ' I just wanna be famous ' attitude will die

LuS1fer

32,137 posts

147 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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MiniMan64 said:
Lets face it, she wasn't going to win and neither is he.

Big deal. It's only TV folks.
You don't need to win. JLS, Olly Murs, Rebecca Ferguson, One Direction ...and these are the ones who make the "big time", others can make a very good singing career at lower levels the further they get. Fame is tickets sold.

Louis is just a prize tw*t. He voted to keep Carolynne then changed his mind (either wilfully or like the muppet he is) and forced it to deadlock even though Dermatitis (who aslo forced the issue by pretending not to understand, doubtless fed by his earpiece) had said they had no time yet they had time for a deadlock. The whole point of a judge is to be incisive and to be ready with a choice and reasons.

I feel sorry for Gary who genuinely seems to want this to be a pukka respected singing contest but is being frustrated by Knickerless Shirtlifter and Louis Bigwig.

So it's all a fix. No surprises there.
I only skim listen now and am happy the 16 year old girl should win so won't spend too much more time listening to the intervening bit.

Dan_1981

11,812 posts

101 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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And who are we to complain anyway?

The voting public decided that she would be the least popular contestant by not voting for her.

They are then up in arms when their decision is upheld?

Can you imagine the furore if the judges ignored what the public wanted and picked an act to throw off.

If they didn't want Carolynn to leave why didn't they vote for her???

moanthebairns

14,282 posts

100 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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I actually wonder who votes for these shows. All my exs over the years have watched it but never voted.

No guys from work do, I can only conclude its fat, cosmetically challenged, single women aged 13 - 45.

and maybe younger girls.

simonjunior831

133 posts

41 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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moanthebairns said:
I actually wonder who votes for these shows. All my exs over the years have watched it but never voted.

No guys from work do, I can only conclude its fat, cosmetically challenged, single women aged 13 - 45.

and maybe younger girls.
roflroflrofl

Jasandjules

56,739 posts

131 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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MADMAX2 said:
Yep I saw that and I'll say the whole show is a FIX
Has been for years surely? I mean, invite contestants and so on?

5150

414 posts

157 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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LuS1fer said:
I feel sorry for Gary who genuinely seems to want this to be a pukka respected singing contest but is being frustrated by Knickerless Shirtlifter and Louis Bigwig.
You are joking, right?

It's all panto, good cop / bad cop sh!te. Barlow is as much a p(m)uppet in this as every single other person involved in this show.


MiniMan64

10,331 posts

92 months

Tuesday 9th October 2012
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5150 said:
You are joking, right?

It's all panto, good cop / bad cop sh!te. Barlow is as much a p(m)uppet in this as every single other person involved in this show.
Indeed.

In fact he was so disgusted by the whole thing he was back just in time for the start of the ITV2 after-show show.

MADMAX2

2,329 posts

96 months

Tuesday 9th October 2012
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I wonder..... If Carolyn is free Saturday night I've got a spare seat for thunder in the tunnels 8!!!!!! smile

hungry_hog

788 posts

90 months

Tuesday 9th October 2012
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The thing that irritated me was Louis hesitation. I'm not sure if it was genuine. They should do "sealed" votes to avoid this kind of situation, but obviously ITV (spawn of satan) will never go for that.

tescor

339 posts

130 months

Tuesday 9th October 2012
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Seems that Rylan is determined to be on TV, one way or another!

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tv/s149/big-brother/ne...