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what did you think of Fiona Bruce in gold lame on 'Children in Need?'

She looked amazing
3
60%
She looked fantastic
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Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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40%
 
Total votes: 5

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One for Marty

Post by englishangel » Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:02 am

After watching it tonight I just had to ask the question.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/lifestyle/mediapla ... b=3&clip=1
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Post by marty » Sat Nov 18, 2006 10:57 am

MMM - nice! Thanks EA - cheered me up no end.
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Post by J.R. » Sat Nov 18, 2006 5:01 pm

I've voted for Fiona, even thogh I didn't see the show.

Sorry, but CIN really p1sses me off !

Does Sir (I don't wear a Wig), Terry really do the show for nothing ?

I bet his expenses bill is pretty large !!
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Post by Katharine » Sat Nov 18, 2006 5:38 pm

CIN is NOT my favourite charity either. Some years ago we had booked the local 'Ganolfan' (Community Centre) for a fund-raiser so that Inner Wheel could distribute Christmas parcels to the lonely housebound, as it was to be early evening we didn't think it would interfere with CIN.

Radio Wales then decided to run a live concert for CIN from that Ganolfan. This was only three weeks before the event - or we were only told about the double booking then. We had to rethink everything and BBC said they would pay us if we fed the artistes, and offered refreshments in the interval. There was NO interval, and we did not get the cheque from BBC Wales until the following March and after a lot of hassle.

Yes, I know my beef should be against BBC rather than CIN, but it is CIN that reminds me each year!
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Post by graham » Sat Nov 18, 2006 10:23 pm

I'm back in the UK at the mo and saw the ads for C.I.N. (although I didn't see the thing itself). I would have said Sophie Raworth in a bubble bath looked a little more exciting than Marty's honey. :wink:
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Post by cj » Sun Nov 19, 2006 11:14 pm

J.R. wrote:Sorry, but CIN really p1sses me off !
Katharine wrote:CIN is NOT my favourite charity either.
Am I allowed to ask why? (Katharine may have given her answer in her post - sorry!)
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Post by J.R. » Mon Nov 20, 2006 12:18 pm

cj wrote:
J.R. wrote:Sorry, but CIN really p1sses me off !
Katharine wrote:CIN is NOT my favourite charity either.
Am I allowed to ask why? (Katharine may have given her answer in her post - sorry!)
CIN were quick to say that every penny raised goes direct to the childrens charity.

So who pays for the administration ?

I CANNOT believe the likes of Sir T.W. and others do 24 hours work for absolutely Zilch !
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Post by loringa » Mon Nov 20, 2006 1:06 pm

I have no doubt that CIN is a worthwhile cause and if the BBC's employees wish to support it then that is fine but I'm not convinced that the licence payers should be forced to endure an entire day of rubbish programmes becuse the BBC thinks we should. Of course, the same goes for Comic Relief which normally results in even more dire programming. If, as part of the BBC's charter to inform, we are to have days given over entirely to broadcasting in support of charities then surely it would be more appropriate to raise funds for a wider range of charities across a broad range of (non-controversial) interests. I know I'm a miserable old git but I really don't enjoy these BBC 'look at me love ins.'

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Post by Mrs C. » Mon Nov 20, 2006 1:13 pm

loringa wrote:I have no doubt that CIN is a worthwhile cause and if the BBC's employees wish to support it then that is fine but I'm not convinced that the licence payers should be forced to endure an entire day of rubbish programmes becuse the BBC thinks we should. Of course, the same goes for Comic Relief which normally results in even more dire programming. If, as part of the BBC's charter to inform, we are to have days given over entirely to broadcasting in support of charities then surely it would be more appropriate to raise funds for a wider range of charities across a broad range of (non-controversial) interests. I know I'm a miserable old git but I really don't enjoy these BBC 'look at me love ins.'
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Post by blondie95 » Mon Nov 20, 2006 1:56 pm

Inrestingly i have been loking at CIN this last week at work and how they cover admin costs. A website intelligen giving criticised CIN as it appears you end up having two sets of admin costs on your donation, one by CIN to recieve and process it then by the charity it went to for them to recieve it etc!

However CIN and the BBC hit back at this article saying it was not true and that the BBC themselves cover all admin costs so that all money dontated goes to charity.

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Post by Mid A 15 » Mon Nov 20, 2006 2:11 pm

blondie95 wrote:Inrestingly i have been loking at CIN this last week at work and how they cover admin costs. A website intelligen giving criticised CIN as it appears you end up having two sets of admin costs on your donation, one by CIN to recieve and process it then by the charity it went to for them to recieve it etc!

However CIN and the BBC hit back at this article saying it was not true and that the BBC themselves cover all admin costs so that all money dontated goes to charity.
If what Amy says is correct why do the BBC presume to spend the money I have no choice in giving them on charities I may not wish to support?

Surely the TV Licence should be spent on making or purchasing programmes?

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon Nov 20, 2006 2:38 pm

what's CIN?
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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:04 pm

Ruthie-Baby wrote:what's CIN?
Children in need.
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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:06 pm

oh. that's one of those cr@ppy TV things. Hmm, never seen it, no comment.

At least I understand what you're talking about now.
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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Nov 20, 2006 3:18 pm

The clue was in the poll question..... :wink:
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