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EDLT

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14,716 posts

92 months

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Friday 24th September 2010 quote quote all
Channel 5, Friday 8pm. Probably on Five OD at some point in the next few hours.

Did anyone else watch this, it had a lot of the false sense of peril that made Ice Road Truckers popular:

"Later, A driver faces his worst nightmare!"
Armed truck thieves?

Pedantic man from the DVLA/VOSA?

Zombie prostitutes back for revenge?

No, traffic. ON THE M25!!!111!!!!! DUN! DUN! DUUUUUUUUUN!!!!

It wasn't all cheesey, if you are as immature as I am, it was full of double entendres many well dressed driver "dropped their load" and one tanker driver even "Emptied his load". Next week, token woman driver even says "I'm going to have a creamy mess in the back"

rofl


FourWheelDrift

61,418 posts

170 months

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I try and avoid all those programmes, Ice Road Truckers (this obvious UK copy), the fishing ones, the timber ones. All monotonous and boring. Really should be single 1hr shows only but never a series. There's only so much driving along the same road, catching fish and cutting down trees they can do before it's all the same again.

Did they include a special bit about how clean they keep their trucks? That would have been thrilling viewing.

hehe

EDLT

Original Poster:

14,716 posts

92 months

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Friday 24th September 2010 quote quote all
They did actually, and a bit on the truck spotters hehe


Fuchs

212 posts

81 months

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Friday 24th September 2010 quote quote all
2 things.

the 2 directors looked like they had borrowed those suits...

and

that p.a´s arse.........

Jonnas

974 posts

49 months

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Friday 24th September 2010 quote quote all
Ice road truckers boring!!!??? Not when Lisa Kelly is 'taking a load' it's not.......
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GTIR

24,538 posts

152 months

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Friday 24th September 2010 quote quote all
Having driven said trucks I can confirm that no matter what the colour and livery of your truck it's a dull, tedious, thankless job. Interspersed with times of utter, utter mind crushingly life sapping moments of waiting around to be unloaded/loaded by equally dull miserable shunters. sleep

The only glimmer of excitement is catching an open top car with a fit chick driving whose wearing a very short skirt and it won't stop you recounting the story back at the job but miraculously she will be wearing suspenders and garters and would have given you a little wink/wave etc. rolleyes

Or overtaking another truck. bounce

Only to be overtaken again down hill. Damn. Off we go again. bounce

Gun

13,269 posts

104 months

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Friday 24th September 2010 quote quote all
I wonder if they'll feature the Eddie Stobart drive who pulled out in front of me when his traffic lights were red on a roundabout near the Dartford crossing a few weeks ago?? I hope so!

EDLT

Original Poster:

14,716 posts

92 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
GTIR said:
Having driven said trucks I can confirm that no matter what the colour and livery of your truck it's a dull, tedious, thankless job. Interspersed with times of utter, utter mind crushingly life sapping moments of waiting around to be unloaded/loaded by equally dull miserable shunters. sleep
A lot of jobs are dull, tedious and thankless. Fixing some ungrateful 's car, for example. shoot

Laurel Green

17,987 posts

118 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
Fuchs said:
that p.a´s arse.........
It wasn't just me then. hehe

I must say, I do hate this over-dramatic formula, where everything is repeated half a dozen times. It could be an interesting programme if it were condensed into a two-hour show. Must say though, I was impressed with how the business has grown in recent years - what with their own port, trains and so on.

Edited by Laurel Green on Saturday 25th September 00:14

Larry Dickman

3,762 posts

104 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
What a random selection of pictures you get when googling "Eddie Stobart's pa's arse".

BLUETHUNDER

7,744 posts

146 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
That arse was massive. It just seemed to go ever so wrong below the waist line.

Zad

9,707 posts

122 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
Maybe she used to work for National Express?

Blue Meanie

73,668 posts

141 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
FourWheelDrift said:
I try and avoid all those programmes, Ice Road Truckers (this obvious UK copy), the fishing ones, the timber ones. All monotonous and boring. Really should be single 1hr shows only but never a series. There's only so much driving along the same road, catching fish and cutting down trees they can do before it's all the same again.

Did they include a special bit about how clean they keep their trucks? That would have been thrilling viewing.

hehe
Did you know that every single job in Alaska was rougher, and tougher than any other job ever, anywhere else in the world?

rykard

276 posts

67 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
I did find it funny how the PA went round tidying up as he ;likes it just right' glasses, table etc.. then he dumps his RRS at the kerb and gets out looking like he's been through a hedge, hair everywhere... my me laugh...

Matt..

2,341 posts

75 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
The only one of these type of shows that i watch is Deadliest Catch smile Mainly because there is actually danger in it, and everyone is clearly crazy for being there!

becksW

10,913 posts

97 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
That Mo irritated me esp when he was telling those blokes how to clean his truck, I don't have a problem in high standards but there's a way to ask and he was patronising to the guys, I'm sure they know their job!

Would've been interested to get my Dads take on it (except he was working whilst it was on), having been a lorry driver for over 35yrs he has seen pretty much everything there is to do with the job!

Edited by becksW on Saturday 25th September 11:35

phil-sti

955 posts

65 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
The PA is called Emmy Gillholley and there are pics of her in a cheerleader outfit with the stobart dancers

Laurel Green

17,987 posts

118 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
phil-sti said:
stobart dancers
yikes One assumes hairy legs a requisite.

dave-therave

332 posts

63 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
Having worked in logistics for the past 5 years I can only begin to imagine how dull it is. I'll give it a miss though, having to listen to aholes talk about lorries for 40 hours a week is more than enough smile

MoonMonkey

1,287 posts

99 months

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Saturday 25th September 2010 quote quote all
Mate came round last night as the wimmin were out so we watched it.

When the PA came into view we shot each other a glance and a knowing 'nod' as you do. However, in the wider shot encompassing the said arse we both looked at each with a look of horror and blurted out some comment in unison about proportions of the rear end.
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