Bake off 2016!!!

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    Finally we are getting the first reports of Bake off 2016 and the BBC still hold the contract. Sadly we are not likely to see a start until the end of August due to the Olympics, in fact it may be as late as the 24th of August before it starts, But that gives us a great start to the next academic year doesn't it?Hopefully this thread will be the basis for any further bake off discussion.


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    I am very excited! :ahee:

    Have you watched many of the previous series?
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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    I am very excited! :ahee:

    Have you watched many of the previous series?
    Yeah. I watched 2013, 2014 and 2015, then last year they did a full re-run of every series, so I've watched them all
    I've got a couple of the books too.
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    The GBBO might have been postponed to the end of the Olympics to help viewing figures, we can still get a slice of the Great Brickish Bake Off at Legoland Windsor
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    love the gbbo!!
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    My absolute favourite program!! Did any of you watch the Great British Sewing Bee? It kept me going for a couple of weeks but it's nowhere near as good as Bake Off :heart:
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    (Original post by BobSausage)
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    This is literally the highlight of my year!

    My greatest achievement may have been getting a photo of my cake shown on 'An Extra Slice' last year:



    It got 9.6K likes on the GBBO's official FB!



    https://www.facebook.com/greatbritis...type=3&theater
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    (Original post by Fox Corner)
    My absolute favourite program!! Did any of you watch the Great British Sewing Bee? It kept me going for a couple of weeks but it's nowhere near as good as Bake Off :heart:
    So true Bake Off and Sherlock are the only programs I go out of my way to watch.
    I bite anyone's head off if they dare say a word against the Bake Off or even consider speaking in the middle of the program. :cake:
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    This is literally the highlight of my year!

    My greatest achievement may have been getting a photo of my cake shown on 'An Extra Slice' last year:

    Wow. Is it sad that I actually remember that cake being on there?
    Only question is did it taste as good as it looked?
    Why don't you send me some so I can judge? :ahee:
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    This is literally the highlight of my year!

    My greatest achievement may have been getting a photo of my cake shown on 'An Extra Slice' last year:

    PRSOM!! Amazing! It really makes me want to bake :drool:
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    (Original post by BobSausage)
    Wow. Is it sad that I actually remember that cake being on there?
    Only question is did it taste as good as it looked?
    Why don't you send me some so I can judge? :ahee:
    Wow, can't believe you remember it!

    Actually, I don't know what it tasted like because we never ate it. I made it for my mum's birthday, but she said that she couldn't bring ourselves to cut into it! So, we ate a shop brought one instead.

    It went "furry" after a few months so we made to throw it out haha.

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    PRSOM!! Amazing! It really makes me want to bake :drool:
    Aww thanks!
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    It went "furry" after a few months so we made to throw it out haha.
    I though all Guinea pigs were meant to be furry? :curious:
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    (Original post by BobSausage)
    I though all hamsters were meant to be furry? :curious:
    Guinea Pig!!!!
    Unfortunately, fur on a cake Guinea pig tends to indicate mould
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    Guinea Pig!!!!
    Unfortunately, fur on a cake Guinea pig tends to indicate mould
    I'm sorry. Can you tell your guinea pig I apologise profusely and hope I have caused them no offence.
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    (Original post by BobSausage)
    I'm sorry. Can you tell your guinea pig I apologise profusely and hope I have caused them no offence.
    I can't because he's dead but thank you, I'm sure he understands.
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    (Original post by Platopus)
    I can't because he's dead but thank you, I'm sure he understands.
    I'm sorry to hear that, But at least he had some fame before he died and will forever be immortalised in that cake.
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    (Original post by BobSausage)
    I'm sorry to hear that, But at least he had some fame before he died and will forever be immortalised in that cake.
    Yes, that's true. Just checked on the official bake off Facebook account and he got 9.6 thousand likes which is a testament to his memory!

    https://www.facebook.com/greatbritis...type=3&theater

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    (Original post by Platopus)
    Yes, that's true. Just checked on the official bake off Facebook account and he got 9.6 thousand likes which is a testament to his memory!

    https://www.facebook.com/greatbritis...type=3&theater

    Wow. I would like it but I don't have FB.
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    (Original post by BobSausage)
    Wow. I would like it but I don't have FB.
    Thanks
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    Subbing! Definitely my favourite tv show; I even got my housemates last year to watch for the first time
 
 
 
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