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    I hate these people. I hope they crash into a tree before they hit someone and kill them.
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    None of them deserved a car. They all need to change their attitude first.
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    (Original post by h4mza)
    None of them deserved a car. They all need to change their attitude first.
    To be fair, as much as he seemed like an a**e, the guy from Boro did nothing fundamentally wrong
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    It's thanks to people like this that I have to pay ridiculous insurance. These people need to be taken off the roads. It's becoming beyond a joke 😩


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    The guy this week drove alright
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    (Original post by Pastaferian)
    They cannot show the footage without the 'star' signing an agreement. For 'sun,sea and suspicious parents' I imagine they pay the party animal a decent sum if, and only if, s/he allows the footage to be used.

    On one reality show ('Tool Academy'?) they recruited guys by telling them they were entering some sort of macho contest with a prize of X. On arrival, they were told the true purpose of the show, and told the prize was 2*X. The extra prize money convinced the guys to stay and go through with the show.
    They originally sign up for a show called, 'The Big Vacation'. However, when they sign the contract, there is a clause stating that the name of the show can be changed at any time.
    4 of my mates were on the most recent series. Obviously they knew that it probably was SSSP, but they just went along with it and ended up getting a free holiday.
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    (Original post by h4mza)
    None of them deserved a car. They all need to change their attitude first.
    attitude to what....
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    (Original post by Future-doc)
    Actually, the bad driving was not on purpose. The ppl being filmed where told it was for some reality show,like only way is Essex, and they were tricked!! Some of the actors are actually gonna sue!!
    *******s.

    They were told that initially, however after filming has taken place, but before any of the footage can be used, the people involved have to sign a waiver to say that they give their consent for the footage to be used.

    While they may have initially been told that they were being filed for a reality show, before the footage could be used they would have been told what the purpose of the filming was and each and every one of them had then signed to give permission for the footage to be shown.

    If they tried to take the BBC to court then it would be laughed out in minutes, because at the end of the day they have all signed a legal document stating that they understand what the footage was to be used for.
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    I thought the guy from last night deserved the car. He drove well overall.

    The girl did some pretty shocking things, like when she stopped in the middle of the motorway! :confused:
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    (Original post by amyshamblesxx)
    I thought the guy from last night deserved the car. He drove well overall.

    The girl did some pretty shocking things, like when she stopped in the middle of the motorway! :confused:
    Yeah, she genuinely did need the advanced lessons.

    Though as mentioned earlier in the thread they don't seem to be 'true' advanced lessons.
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    Do they know the camera is there?
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    (Original post by 90pies an hour)
    Do they know the camera is there?
    Yup
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    (Original post by Pastaferian)
    they are driving at night (unfamiliar conditions which don't happen in lessons or in the test)
    You could try and argue this by pointing out that there's (often) far less cars on the road at night. In a lot ways I'd say it's more forgiving and arguably much easier. I once drove some mates home at about 1-1:30 and saw one or two cars, tops. Depending on how late it is, it's often just a case of whack on your lights and enjoy the empty space.

    I did have a few lessons in the dark though, and I can understand your parents' concern.
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    (Original post by Converse Rocker)
    You could try and argue this by pointing out that there's (often) far less cars on the road at night. In a lot ways I'd say it's more forgiving and arguably much easier. I once drove some mates home at about 1-1:30 and saw one or two cars, tops. Depending on how late it is, it's often just a case of whack on your lights and enjoy the empty space.
    I did have a few lessons in the dark though, and I can understand your parents' concern.
    You're probably right, but it doesn't cramp my lifestyle too much. Besides, on the list of things to argue with parents about, this is low on the list. I've found that going along with parents views (even when I disagree) convinces them that I am behaving maturely, which puts me in a very good position when it comes to arguments that matter
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    So why was the planned show pulled this week? Anyway I thought the guy was the first one who actually deserved the car so far.
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    Is there an episode next week?
    Haven't managed to watch this weeks yet, but i plan on doing so tomorrow
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    (Original post by NatashaLee)
    Is there an episode next week?
    Haven't managed to watch this weeks yet, but i plan on doing so tomorrow
    Next Tuesday, episode 4/6
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    Instead of getting a free car or advanced driving lessons, they should get either advanced driving lessons, a driving awareness course (like the one you get if you are caught speeding, using a mobile phone,etc), or, if their driving is good, a car. Advanced driving lessons aren't going to help with the attitude problem that some of the participants obviously have, whereas driving awareness courses have been proven to do just this.

    I think that this is the way that it should have gone:

    Show 1:
    Guy - driving awareness course, for excessive speeding and attempting to drive while drunk (both of which would have resulted in bans if stopped by Police)
    Girl - driving awareness course, for repeatedly using mobile phone

    Show 2:
    Guy - driving awareness course, for a general bad attitude, attempting to drink drive, plus going through ONE red light at speed (the other two were on amber before he crossed the stop line)
    Girl - unsure, she went through a red light (cautiously, and looking both ways first), but that was the only real bad thing that I remember her doing

    Show 3:
    Guy - car, apart from the driving with mist on the windscreen, his driving was excellent
    Girl - advanced driving lessons, her problem was obviously ability rather than attitude
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    (Original post by bear54)
    So why was the planned show pulled this week? Anyway I thought the guy was the first one who actually deserved the car so far.
    Which show was pulled? Episode 3 recorded fine at 9pm on Tuesday.
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    (Original post by NewFolder)
    Which show was pulled? Episode 3 recorded fine at 9pm on Tuesday.
    I'm sure the 'next time' section of last week's ep showed a boy bashing the car into a wall in a parking lot (or something like that), but yesterday's ep was a different one, unless I've missed one between them :confused:
 
 
 
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