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New series of Grand Designs

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doogalman

Original Poster:

307 posts

157 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

99 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

7,307 posts

81 months

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

RobDickinson

19,655 posts

166 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

1,313 posts

101 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

22,694 posts

144 months

Tuesday 11th September 2012
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Cheers, OP! thumbup

monthefish

18,940 posts

143 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:

307 posts

157 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

18,940 posts

143 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

6,655 posts

103 months

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

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SlidingSideways

1,139 posts

144 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

13,074 posts

152 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

10,838 posts

165 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

13,149 posts

108 months

Wednesday 12th September 2012
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Babies are unlikely tonight hehe

Laurel Green

22,694 posts

144 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

36,582 posts

168 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

9,953 posts

125 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

99 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

6,076 posts

164 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

36,582 posts

168 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.