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To detest children in need?

(198 Posts)
Smeeeinit Fri 16-Nov-12 20:27:18

The show that takes my precious eastenders away from me NOT what it stands for.
The whole terry Wogan/gabby roslin thing makes me want to rip my eyes out ..
I don't need to watch a bunch of non slebs doing shit to know what's happening in the world.
However I do give a good wedge every year... I'm not a total fucker!

Anonymumous Fri 16-Nov-12 20:37:01

Oh, well, that makes me a total fucker then. blush

Everlong Fri 16-Nov-12 20:39:34

Gaby Roslin?

You mean Fearne

Himalaya Fri 16-Nov-12 20:40:30

Oh I am with you. I can't stand it.

Smeeeinit Fri 16-Nov-12 20:40:45

No I meantGbaby roslin........ I don't watch it (obvs) doesn't she do it now?!

Smeeeinit Fri 16-Nov-12 20:41:13

No I didn't mean gbaby! I meant GABY!

kenanddreary Fri 16-Nov-12 20:41:32

YANBU - a great cause of course but I would happily donate just to get the so-called 'celebrities' off my TV! Can't help thinking they are all there to self-promote. Don't even get me started on the utterly embarrassing newsreader dance routines...

Alisvolatpropiis Fri 16-Nov-12 20:41:37

How long has Fearne "Wildly Irritating" Cotton been doing it and where has Gaby gone?

OpheliaPayneAgain Fri 16-Nov-12 20:42:28

It pleads on peoples conscience ... do away with the lic fee and we wouldnt have to suffer it.

Im not suffering it because I have a working remote control that switches channel

Hard faced I pay enough in tax for foreign aid. Contraception and education would be more worthwhile.

Everlong Fri 16-Nov-12 20:42:55

Fearne has done it for years

Smeeeinit Fri 16-Nov-12 20:43:06

Lol KenandDreary cringe tv at its best!

My dislike of it has a huge amount to do with that stupid bear. Don't know why I don't like it, but I don't.

<<is shallow>>

grin

Smeeeinit Fri 16-Nov-12 20:44:04

Even more pleased I don't watch if Fearne does it now.... Her voice goes right through me.

redadmiralsinthegarden Fri 16-Nov-12 20:44:19

i agree! i hate the cringemaking self-congratulatory smugness of the participants. i hate the fact it monopolises an entire tv and radio channel. i hate the sycophantic nature of it all. i hate the fact that it is the same slebs, doing the same rubbish every year.

Euphemia France Fri 16-Nov-12 20:44:23

I found the radio auction Chris Evans did really distasteful - he was taking bids of £100k upwards to win an amazing [sic] experience at a F1 race in Monaco. So we try to solve the problems of needy children by indulging in a celebration of self-indulgence, profligacy and consumerism, do we? hmm

The rich get richer as the poor get poorer.

Mynewmoniker Fri 16-Nov-12 20:45:35

I'm another hater so you are not on your own. I think the support groups should be properly funded in the first place and I get sick of the media coveridge. I have never given money on that particular day on principle but I give money at other times and do voluntary work so I'm not a bad person am I?

Smeeeinit Fri 16-Nov-12 20:45:56

Good point euph

kenanddreary Fri 16-Nov-12 20:45:58

What a relief that others feel the same! Have suffered guilt pangs over this grin.

Thankfully my favourite Corrie isn't affected.

Ileithyia Fri 16-Nov-12 20:47:05

I hate it, I hate all Beg-a-thons. If those schlebs want to get together and give raise a chunk of cash and raise awareness of these charities and so on, thats fine, but the constant "give us more of your money" drives me up the wall.

Oh god, totally agree re: the Chris Evans auction thing. Sickening angry

Smeeeinit Fri 16-Nov-12 20:47:38

Ditto ken !
My friends think I'm a total c*nt!

BumpingFuglies Fri 16-Nov-12 20:47:38

Ah, c'mon. It's El Tel and Fearne. Doin good stuff for charidee. Stop being a grump grin

kenanddreary Fri 16-Nov-12 20:49:17

Mynew - no you are most definitely not a bad person!

I often think that if the slebs each gave a fraction of their huge salaries then it would cover the donations anyway.

Primafacie Fri 16-Nov-12 20:50:28

YANBU. But why stop there? I also detest the homeless, refugees, rape victims, and the poor generally.

OnlyWantsOne Fri 16-Nov-12 20:51:11

Why the FUCK are girls fucking aloud singing?'

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