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Postby cyprusmoira » October 22nd, 2018, 1:59 pm

Just to remind fans that the new series starts tonight. I am hoping to improve my average of answering one question correctly

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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 22nd, 2018, 2:08 pm

Hurrah! Thanks for the heads up :D
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Re: Only Connect

Postby TeresaFoodie » October 22nd, 2018, 3:34 pm

Am looking forward to it. :tu: I'll be lucky if I even get one question right! :lol:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby earthmaiden » October 22nd, 2018, 4:33 pm

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Re: Only Connect

Postby aero280 » October 22nd, 2018, 6:42 pm

Just found out in time. Settling in front of the TV with a bottle of Oktoberfest Bier!!! :D :plink: :plink:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby TeresaFoodie » October 23rd, 2018, 8:52 am

I was reminded last night that I am red hot at the missing vowels round, but other than that, I'd have to get my coat. :lol:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 23rd, 2018, 10:23 am

I love doing the Walls ... was successful with both last night (polishing halo ;) )

I'm not so hot on the missing vowels tho' :rolleyes:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby earthmaiden » October 23rd, 2018, 5:40 pm

Well done Suffs! I am still wondering what the first wall last night was all about! I usually get the ones the teams get stuck on and vice versa.
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Re: Only Connect

Postby Ratatouille » October 24th, 2018, 1:32 pm

I'm out of practice with the walls. I completely forget about words to which you can add the same other ! Or perhaps I'm just showing my age?
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Re: Only Connect

Postby Herbidacious » October 25th, 2018, 7:04 am

Every time I read this thread topic I think of E.M. Forster! (Howard's End.)
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Re: Only Connect

Postby WWordsworth » October 25th, 2018, 9:13 pm

J absolutely loves it.
He's pretty good at the connections, we both like to have a go at the walls.
I can't be bothered with the missing vowels round.
Strange really because I also tune out for the final round in Pointless.

Really enjoy the last round of Tipping Point though.
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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 26th, 2018, 6:49 am

Really cannot be doing with Pointless ... I find it so tedious ... pointless in fact :lol:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby TeresaFoodie » October 26th, 2018, 9:08 am

I'm not the only one to think Pointless is pointless then, phew. So boring! I'm not sure anything out there at the moment could beat Letterbox for being a waste of time though. :? I think I managed five minutes of the first episode and that was enough.
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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 26th, 2018, 9:42 am

Totally agree Tezza ... even Mel G appears less than enthusiastic about it ... in fact she seems totally unconvinced that it's of any use whatsoever :rolleyes:

As Eggheads is on earlier nowadays we record it and watch it when Letterbox is on ... that's fooled 'em ;)
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Re: Only Connect

Postby earthmaiden » October 26th, 2018, 10:24 am

I have never heard of Letterbox.
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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 26th, 2018, 10:26 am

earthmaiden wrote:I have never heard of Letterbox.


Not a situation that needs to be rectified EM ;)
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Re: Only Connect

Postby aero280 » October 26th, 2018, 1:52 pm

It's just Hangman... ;)
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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 26th, 2018, 2:26 pm

It's not as good as Hangman ...at least with Hangman someone gets to draw something ... Letterbox is just plain boring.
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Re: Only Connect

Postby aero280 » October 26th, 2018, 4:17 pm

I'm off-air for a while. Pointless has started!! :D
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Re: Only Connect

Postby PatsyMFagan » October 29th, 2018, 8:51 pm

I found Only Connect tonight … did get some of the connections, but didn't fare well on the walls … however, perhaps that's because I am jet lagged, or is that just an excuse ;)

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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 29th, 2018, 9:40 pm

:wave:

I kept shouting at them re the ‘gross’ row on that wall but they didn’t listen ... also the ‘walk the walk’ :rolleyes:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby TeresaFoodie » October 30th, 2018, 2:28 am

I got the mathematics one tonight no problem. 1+1=2...whatever the rest of it was... flowed quite easily for me right up to the fourth link, and I said it before they said it and I was dead chuffed that I got it right! Then I hit the two walls, then the missing vowels on politics for starters left me wanting to turn the TV over! So it was a topsy turvy episode for me which resulted in me needing a bit of moon watching and a cuppa. :lol:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby scullion » October 30th, 2018, 9:26 am

i caught a little of letterbox yesterday (i had had the budget on) - even mel seemed to be struggling to be interested/enthusiastic - dire.
haven't watched last night's 'connect', yet, as i was out.
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Re: Only Connect

Postby suffolk » October 30th, 2018, 9:28 am

scullion wrote:even mel seemed to be struggling to be interested/enthusiastic - dire.


That's my impression too :rolleyes:
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Re: Only Connect

Postby PatsyMFagan » October 30th, 2018, 11:11 am

Bill Turnbull also hosted a quiz show after leaving the Breakfast TV sofa … that too was dire. The current male host on breakfast tv (can't remember his name) is also hosting a quiz show of a similar calibre. :rolleyes:
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