Croft has to go

Croft has to go

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Wish

771 posts

207 months

Friday 16th October
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I pleased to see this topic raised. The man is a fool, sky coverage is just news of the world stuff most of the time. Trying to turn a simple comment into a massive story.

One thing that really gets me with this fool is he introduces everyone buy their first and last name, over to you Martin Brundle ... down to Ted Kravitz.


Anthony D is excellent as is Kuran.


confucuis

1,118 posts

82 months

Friday 16th October
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My theory is he knows that the highlights package which will be used for youtube and drive to survive is from Sky.

He also knows that, the parts of the races that are most likely to be in the highlights are: the end of Quali, the start and end of the race and any accident or DRS overtake. Knowing this, he just SHOUTS at that moment in time so when the highlights are being made, its'/he has got the sound bite. Would also make sense as to why he is more bearable during practice, as it is less likely to be used in any highlight package.

I cannot watch any of the official F1 highlights as it now just consists of his shouting at everything, anyone else notice that whenever there is some incident, no matter how small, croft starts screaming "AND HE'S HAD A MASSIVE CRASH!!!"

Also, I can't be the only one who's noticed that the F1 highlights on YouTube at least have fake sounds added in? You know those Hollywood crash sound effects that Drive to Survive use? You can hear them now being used in the youtube highlights.

Edited by confucuis on Friday 16th October 21:56

ash73

19,259 posts

179 months

Friday 16th October
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confucuis said:
I cannot watch any of the official F1 highlights as it now just consists of his shouting at everything
Agree, I was looking back at a few race highlights the other day and had to give up, he was just too annoying. I had the volume set to 1 to stop his screaming giving me a headache and I couldn't hear Martin.

It's not just ruining live races, it's ruining years of archive footage for the future. When they get rid of him they need to edit him out of the highlights too, or remix it with his mic set to 10%.

yoshisdad

353 posts

129 months

Tuesday 20th October
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This morning I watched 'Green Hell'. My heart sank when I saw Crofty's name at the start as a commentator. Actually, he did not behave like he does at races. he was just normal, and therefore, much more acceptable. It showed that he can do it when he wants!

The film is good, by the way. I recommend it!

basicasic

10 posts

76 months

Tuesday 20th October
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I've just realised who this 'Crofty' is. He's the guy that made F1 on Radio 5live completely unbearable.

He utterly ruined their coverage and I switched off from F1 for good thanks to his inane hysterical rambling. I've never tuned in since but now I know he's gone I might start listening again smile

Do Sky have any F1 subscribers left?

jsf

19,249 posts

194 months

Tuesday 20th October
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basicasic said:
I've just realised who this 'Crofty' is. He's the guy that made F1 on Radio 5live completely unbearable.

He utterly ruined their coverage and I switched off from F1 for good thanks to his inane hysterical rambling. I've never tuned in since but now I know he's gone I might start listening again smile

Do Sky have any F1 subscribers left?
Im on the legacy HD deal, never paid for F1 coverage.

tobinen

6,781 posts

103 months

I have never disassociated him from the darts

Steamer

12,058 posts

171 months

Haribo for breakfast shout

Adrian W

Original Poster:

11,616 posts

186 months

FFS he’s at it again, ignoring what he is being told, Russell has a contract, Perez hasn’t

PaulWoof

1,294 posts

113 months

I just cant stand his voice anymore.

Tuning into practice and he just rambles about random improbable things, Every sentence confirming the fact he has no idea how anything works.

JonChalk

3,534 posts

68 months

Croft - you fking childish knob; "Go on Ted get in the water, do something I wouldn't do so I can make you look stupid, lord it over you and generally abuse my position to embarrass you"

LHRFlightman

1,512 posts

128 months

Oh the irony. Croft saying he knows what it's like to have loud voices in his ears.

tt.

iandc

2,928 posts

164 months

"And Verstappen is in the pits" 10 seconds after the camera shows him driving round the track. Followed by "Oh and now he is track" FFS get a grip man you are supposed to be telling us what is happening!!

CoolHands

11,454 posts

153 months

laugh

A bit like twelve angry men (Tony Hancock) I’m going to end up siding with him and defending him!

Croft has to stay!

paulguitar

7,980 posts

71 months

I just watch with 'mute' on now, pretty much all of the time.

The cars sound st and Croft is an utter cretin.





HipHopapotamus

108 posts

128 months

Yesterday (10:45)
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Hopefully Sky will tell him - Lights out and away you go

DartyBistard

62 posts

77 months

Yesterday (11:38)
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He really has lost it, getting high and mighty about drivers swearing whilst out there risking life and limb, seemingly forgetting that FOM are the ones who choose what to broadcast.

Once again coming across like a sanctimonious prick, shame Di Resta and Davidson don't have the stones to tell him to go forth and multiply.

PaulWoof

1,294 posts

113 months

Yesterday (15:32)
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Jesus just shut up!!, Final qualifying lap, he was just a constant stream of noise, Added nothing over the image on the screen, Just kept shouting and shouting

Wish

771 posts

207 months

Yesterday (15:33)
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It’s just awful isn’t it .... we don’t need to hear him.

swisstoni

9,547 posts

237 months

Yesterday (15:41)
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I don’t know where Sky is with it’s contract with F1 but I think there will be a wholesale clear out of their setup if they renew.