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Channel 7 commentary whinge thread 2018-19

Discussion in 'Cricket' started by peternorth, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. Adelaide Hawk

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    I've never seen the need for more than one person in the commentary box. The moment it went to 2 and beyond, it gave rise to the "conversation", and haven't we heard some absolute bullshit being spoken over the years?
     
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  2. IKnowtheDog

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    He’s a good commentator when he covers some of the other tours. I think you’ll find with cricket a couple of the broadcasters will have their team of commentators working on tour to tour. Much like what is happening in Australia this summer
     
  3. kickazz

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    Yeah great cricketer but doesn't come across as all that bright and has a voice that is somehow simultaneously boring and annoying.
     
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    Having at least two at least gives a chance for differing opinions which can be good.
     
  5. Adelaide Hawk

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    And usually isn't.
     
  6. kickazz

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    Usually isn't because more often than not they are all in furious agreement as they circle jerk about their own careers....
     
  7. Danger in Texas

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  8. Adelaide Hawk

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    Precisely. I can do without it.
     
  9. eltrain

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    Tony and Bill used to half-jokingly spar in the box, but you very rarely hear disagreement between commentators. Circle jerk is an accurate description of it all actually and it adds nothing.
     
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    JB was pretty good in the old C7 Sport days of covering shield cricket. hoping he'll be the same with the tests, but he's become very "blokey" since then
     
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    Boy oh boy WOWWWEEEEEEE that's a cracker! Finch has smashed that and they've all got around him. It's on right here, there's plenty left in this innings! One more goal will get them right back in this match! I can't wait to interview him while I roam the change rooms. Llllloooyyyddddd....
     
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    Can't wait to not see Neroli faff about asking stupid questions.
     
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    The most flexible team on earth. :D
     
  14. peternorth

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    Neroli is on ch 7?
     
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    Abbey Gelmi is beautiful, funny and presents so well. Articulate and a breath of fresh air to cricket

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  17. Truckosaurus

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    On the radio coverage of the Remembrance Day ODI, he said Hansie Cronje was captaining South Africa. Given he's been dead for 20 years, I think we have to assume dementia has set in and Tim's slowly regressing back to childhood.
     
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    can't wait for the "insightful" interviews during the warm-ups and as the players walk to and from the pavilion.
     
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    I don’t understand why tv stations think Fleming is good value. He is terribly unfunny and it’s the same rubbish over and over again.
     
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    Him stacky and thommo
     
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    Apparently it'll be Lane, Ponting and Slater up first in the comm box tomorrow

    Think that'll work well
     
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    I assume he still does his cringeworthy avenue of awesomeness(or whatever it is) bit?
     
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    Doorway to departure, avenue of apprehension, laneway of liquidation, freeway of finality, pathway of prosperity, hallway of hesitation. If you can think of it, he probably uses it.
     
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  25. Larry Barnsworth

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    I've got him in the same pile as Danny Frawley. Thought he was fun initially but we've just been getting the greatest hits CD on shuffle for years now.

    Created a character to break out of the herd, and now trapped by it.
     
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