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Comic Relief: Best way of making money or excuse for Z-List celebrities to be on TV? watch

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    I think it's so rubbish. I give money to charity every month, don't make a big song and dance about it, and hope that my money goes towards helping. Can't everyone just give the money instead of having the needless and quite frankly crap shows like 'Comic Relief does Celebrity dancing. It just gives celebrities whose fame is on the wane, and comedians who aren't funny, the chance to get more airtime. I obviously want to help people and raise money, but surely its quicker if you just ask people to donate rather than doing all these shows and letting people like Ade Edmonson, who hasn't been on TV for about 20 years now, and is about as funny as a dead child, try and claw back some fame?
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    I fail to see the connection of charity and mega-buck salaries so i just keep my money or spend it on local things.

    Comic relief is "OMFG MY PERSONALITY IS ON DA TELLY!" frist, "please give generously AND OMFG IM ON TELLY!" second.
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    I don't watch Comic Relief because it really irritates me, and I donate anyway. But you can't deny that it motivates an awful lot of other people to give money, which isn't a bad thing, even if it does do so in an annoying way.
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    Just donate and shut up.
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    I wouldn't mind nearly as much if there was actually an element of comedy about it. Thinking of suing for false advertising, tbh...
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    i'm watching die another day
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    Red noses ftw
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    Yes, it's bloody annoying but it works to raise money. So the end justifies the means.
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    Fair enough if you already understand what goes on in the world and are already willing to donate regardless.

    But, I feel it can act as a real eye-opener for those who havn't studied slums, malaria, HIV etc. and don't know how much of a problem it is. It's also presented in a considerably easy-viewing way and thus also addresses the non-intellectuals who would be ordinarily reluctant to watch a documentary on the aforementioned concerns.
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    Im only watching it to see take that perform OH YESSSSS
 
 
 
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