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New series of Grand Designs

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doogalman

Original Poster:

272 posts

147 months

Tuesday 11th September 2012
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Starts tomorrow. First episode looks interesting!!!
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/grand-designs/

harry010

4,423 posts

89 months

Tuesday 11th September 2012
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Will it make excellent use of space and light? smile

Thanks for the heads up, I'd probably have missed this otherwise.

LordHaveMurci

6,038 posts

71 months

Tuesday 11th September 2012
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Any guesses on how many babies will be made this series?

RobDickinson

17,844 posts

156 months

Tuesday 11th September 2012
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LordHaveMurci said:
Any guesses on how many babies will be made this series?
And if they have finished uni before we see it in nz? smile

vxr8mate

1,222 posts

91 months

Tuesday 11th September 2012
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Shouldn't it be called Mediocre Designs in this time of austerity?
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Laurel Green

21,050 posts

134 months

Tuesday 11th September 2012
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Cheers, OP! thumbup

monthefish

18,653 posts

133 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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So what percentage of the series will be made up from 'revisiteds' do you think...

doogalman

Original Poster:

272 posts

147 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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Always look forward to Grand Designs, appart from the babies will PH'ers be car spotting also??

monthefish

18,653 posts

133 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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doogalman said:
Always look forward to Grand Designs, appart from the babies will PH'ers be car spotting also??
Slim pickings usually.

The only ones of note that I can remember were a GT3 on the 'revsited' of that Irish couple that built the house on the hill (O'Hare I think they were called), and did Kevin himself not run a TVR back in the day (before he came over all environmentalist)

louiebaby

6,100 posts

93 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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I think there will be 9 babies this season.

smile

SlidingSideways

1,081 posts

134 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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monthefish said:
did Kevin himself not run a TVR back in the day (before he came over all environmentalist)
yes A Cerbera (mentioned during his SIARPC appearance on Top Gear)

BoRED S2upid

12,442 posts

142 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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This episode sounds superb id love a castle.

After borrowing an eye-watering 1.2 million Euros, Sean launches into his project just as Ireland plunges into recession.

So how much over the £1.2mill is he likely to end up spending refurbishing a Castle? Im going for £1.5mill.

wormburner

9,744 posts

155 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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BoRED S2upid said:
This episode sounds superb id love a castle.

After borrowing an eye-watering 1.2 million Euros, Sean launches into his project just as Ireland plunges into recession.

So how much over the £1.2mill is he likely to end up spending refurbishing a Castle? Im going for £1.5mill.
And worth a cool £600k at the end.

ajprice

11,973 posts

98 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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Babies are unlikely tonight hehe

Laurel Green

21,050 posts

134 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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ajprice said:
Babies are unlikely tonight hehe
Lock up your wives and daughters and, keep them in the castle keep! hehe

An ambitious project to kick the series off with, in a fantastic location.

Pesty

34,626 posts

158 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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Oh dear.

this has disaster written all over it. fk up after fk up. It may turn out ok but I think a proper architect would have made it better.

Steamer

9,710 posts

115 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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Airy-fairy-no idea what a tape measure is... but I've got a million euro to burn!!...

...it'll all be fine!

eek

harry010

4,423 posts

89 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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This guy is mad as a box of frogs! Love it!

Extra points for saying "fatties" and "they won't be coming in anyway" hehe

Cupramax

5,263 posts

154 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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rofl Bedrooms look like a cattle shed. Oh and Kevin mentioned a chillax area, I previously liked him but now feel the need to tt him smash

Pesty

34,626 posts

158 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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I'm in the shower now. I'll just steal a bit from that room. I might put a door here.

The guy is a fking idiot or a genius I can't decide.