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    Default Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    Is it just me or does anyone else find themselves shouting "pissaff ye patronizin jessie" when that theatrical condescending wee shirtlifter does the weather?
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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    Just you, I think.
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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    I take it you mean the one who was dressed by his mum and says "Sevens for London" and things.
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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    I find him somewhat annoying. BUT have you heard the R4 continuity guy from Radio Jamaica ? !

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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    No, me as well. I know excatly the one you mean. Very well articulated prissy little voice and an attitude that says 'I don't know why I'm wasting my time explaining the weather to you lot, I'm clearly a much superior being'.

    We had a project manager once (for a very short while) almost exactly the same. The contractor said of him "If you could buy him for what he's worth and sell him for what he thinks he's worth, you could retire on the profit". That was just before the site manager tried to deck him, but he moved so the engineer got hit instead. Which was a shame, as the engineer was a nice bloke.
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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

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    Is it just me or does anyone else find themselves shouting "pissaff ye patronizin jessie" when that theatrical condescending wee shirtlifter does the weather?

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    Not only that, but the chutney ferret never forecasts the weather that I require [img]/forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img]

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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    I find it tiotally distracting and cannot concentrate on what the forecast is actually going to be when that oddball is on waving his hands all over the place and moving round the map with what seems like lightning speed. When he presents the weather it all seems to be lots of theatricals and no content.
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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    Can't possibly be as bad as the guy who does the weather on Sky News (Francis, maybe?). I'm sure he's on drugs most of the time.
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    Default Re: Irritating Weather Forecaster BBC1

    Another person's thoughts about you are outside of your jurisdiction.

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    Francis is a glider pilot and got bollo~ked by the network before he moved to sky.

    His forecasts often contained details that now are sadly missing from the pretty "will it rain" type umbrella symbol nonsense transmitted now...
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