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- David L. Jones
March 1, 2006, 9:11 pm
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Just saw an ad for a new show on CH9 called "Clever" due to start
Looks like a Mythbusters/Brainiac style show with a bit of Guiness
World Records thown in.
"How to beat a speed camera while doing 300km/h" is one of the gems.
What are the odds it's be a total shocker?
Appologies for inferring Brainiac is in the same catergory as
TV shows like Brainiac and Clever are better left to technical
people for the execution, rather than TV personalities pretending
to have a clue. I have a talkaholic engineer friend who starred
in a "Survivor" advert who'd be a natural for the part, he even
has the necessary explosives license.
Almost all the stunts have been taken directly from Brainiac so far. Blowing
up caravans with static electricity, and walking on custard are just two
Far worse IMO. Both have exactly the same crappy experiments. However the
stupid game format adds nothing at all in "Clever", but the Brainiac girls
provided the only reason to watch either show :-) I certainly won't be
watching any more episodes of "Clever".
(Should be renamed "Stupid", but I guess it's the aussie joke of calling
something the opposite.)
In that case it is a direct ripoff, I have seen both of those stunts on
That's seriously lame.
It made me watch a few times but the novelty wore off :->
Brainiac was seriously bad.
Mythbusters is still compulsive viewing. Even if they get it
technically wrong sometimes, the characters are great fun, and the
stuff they build is cool.
Where do I get one of Adams "I do all my owns stunts" T-Shirts?
How can a simple statement of fact be "self opinionated crap"?
(I expect you to give me a definitive answer here, since you are the number
one usenet practicing expert on "self opinionated crap")
For the record then, are *YOU* saying that blowing up a caravan with static
electricity, and walking on custard did *NOT* appear on both shows?
How much money are you willing to put on it, or are you just flapping your
gums as usual?
Rutlidge is a Criminal LIAR
"Alan Scumbag Rutlidge"
** The long time staff member and later editor of Electronics Australia
The same man who published many "letters to the editor", devoted a whole
Forum plus follow up and nine individual project articles from me.
That Jim Rowe.
The one who resigned in disgust when the magazine was turned into a rag
Re: Rutlidge is a Criminal LIAR
Ahhh, memories. I used to look forward to receiving my copy of Electronics
Australia, and Australian Electronics Monthly. How sad that all these years
on we now only have one electronics magazine left. I can understand why he
resigned when EA turned into EAT, which was more or less a copy of T3.
Phil, which project articles did you submit?
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