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Guest

Posted 19 January 2014 - 06:34 AM

how much money would your friend accept to press down on the accelerator next time? ;)

enile

Posted 19 January 2014 - 12:51 AM

From a fb friend today:
Turning into my lane this afternoon, had to swerve to avoid an old man in the middle of the road with a walking frame....good job I missed him, would have been awful to have driven over a national treasure...Cliff Michelmore!

Guest

Posted 28 December 2013 - 10:09 AM

View PostWatlingfen (Rog Parsons), on 27 June 2013 - 07:20 PM, said:

Cliff Michelmore is easily remembered by anyone who watched TV in the late 1950's to the 1980's compared to the serious 'we know it all so listen' Cliff had a great style often lacking in todays presenters - particularly of current affairs programmes and unlike many he put over even the most serious issues with genuine humanity . If he made a slip on air he was as much likely to emphasise it as try to bluff it out - a true professional but with a heart. In the 1960's on 'Tonight' (BBC TV) even an easily bored teen-ager like me found his presentation interesting and he linked the items and introduced gu...

Paul Bearer

Posted 27 December 2013 - 10:46 PM

View PostGuest, on 27 December 2013 - 07:22 PM, said:

how come when i click on the insurance link i get a big laughing skull on my screen saying 'you've been hacked' over and over ? do you think they know it might be a bogus link? :scratchhead:
Don't click on any of the links. We're deleting them as quickly as possible.

themaninblack

Posted 27 December 2013 - 09:53 PM

erm...I don't think you should have done that!

Guest

Posted 27 December 2013 - 07:22 PM

how come when i click on the insurance link i get a big laughing skull on my screen saying 'you've been hacked' over and over ? do you think they know it might be a bogus link? :scratchhead:

charon

Posted 27 December 2013 - 07:17 PM

Youz spamming cunts dont even get the holidays?

Poor fuckers.


(though neither do I :()

Chris

Posted 10 October 2013 - 10:11 PM

When I was in the pub trade in the 70s I heard he was banned from most pubs in Reigate because he was an obnoxious drunk! Can this be true?

Bibliogryphon

Posted 28 June 2013 - 12:56 PM

View PostWatlingfen (Rog Parsons), on 27 June 2013 - 07:20 PM, said:

Cliff Michelmore is easily remembered by anyone who watched TV in the late 1950's to the 1980's compared to the serious 'we know it all so listen' Cliff had a great style often lacking in todays presenters - particularly of current affairs programmes and unlike many he put over even the most serious issues with genuine humanity . If he made a slip on air he was as much likely to emphasise it as try to bluff it out - a true professional but with a heart. In the 1960's on 'Tonight' (BBC TV) even an easily bored teen-ager like me found his presentation interesting and he linked the items and introduced gu...

Watlingfen (Rog Parsons)

Posted 27 June 2013 - 07:20 PM

Cliff Michelmore is easily remembered by anyone who watched TV in the late 1950's to the 1980's compared to the serious 'we know it all so listen' Cliff had a great style often lacking in todays presenters - particularly of current affairs programmes and unlike many he put over even the most serious issues with genuine humanity . If he made a slip on air he was as much likely to emphasise it as try to bluff it out - a true professional but with a heart. In the 1960's on 'Tonight' (BBC TV) even an easily bored teen-ager like me found his presentation interesting and he linked the items and introduced guests in way as to actually make one wish the programme was longer - at a time many other such programmes only inspired yawns. He was later a 'gift' to the 'Holiday' with his very honest comments on resorts and package deals. No, Mr Michelmore doesn't deserve to be on this rather sick forum, albeit tongue in cheek. He should rather be on a...

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