The Apprentice UK

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  1. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus

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    After some pretty good adverts* the Apprentice starts tonight. I must admit I love these types of programs and already have a series link set up.

    Long list of candidates to start with but from the short bios I am liking Rocky Andrews. Unfortunately I am at the cinema tonight so will have to watch it quite late on.

    Last series thread


    *Seems to be very Cadbury like in my opinion.
     
  2. iBlue macrumors Core

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    I'm slightly embarrassed to admit that I am rather excited about this.
     
  3. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    I loves me some Apprentice. Looking forward to this years inflated ego morons.

    "I deliver!!!!" :rolleyes:
     
  4. dalvin200 macrumors 68040

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    pure entertainment... it's a quality programme!!

    needless to say it'd better live up to the hype as usual :)
     
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    Favourite program on TV, by a country mile.

    Love it, love it, love it!
     
  6. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

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    I'm not embarrassed at all! I can't wait to see what bunch of arrogant, useless and generally over opinionated people they've dragged together this time. :D
     
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    Love the show. Can't wait to catch it tonight!
    As with all reality shows I thought the first series was the best. Even wrote my thoughts on the first series when it aired and received comments from some of the contestants. Now they all just want to be on TV for the sake of it, but meh.
     
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    Love it, can't wait.
    I only ever watch TV when these are on;
    • Apprentice
    • Hustle
    • Skins
    • Spooks
     
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    I think with these reality shows you get worse contestants every year and the quality tends to drop but the Apprentice has never disappointed me. I can't wait!
     
  11. instaxgirl macrumors 65816

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    I am so excited. One of the only shows I watch with family too, which adds something :)
     
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    The Apprentice is the acceptable face of Reality TV.
     
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    Glad the scowlers gone.
    It's early days. I can afford to be vain.
     
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    It would be a complete nightmare to have to work with any of those people.
     
  15. iBlue macrumors Core

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    Yup, a bunch of jerks.

    And the women seemed especially catty to one another. :rolleyes:
     
  16. edesignuk Moderator emeritus

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    ahhhhh, you can always rely on Apprentice candidates to deliver unparalleled states of delusion, bollocks and outright stupidity. God bless them, each and every one :D :p
     
  17. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

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    As usual in the first week both teams delivered in terms of poor planning, lack of leadership, substandard execution and generally appeared to be terrible. Give it a couple of weeks and the semi-decent candidates will make themselves known.

    I thought the girls probably deserved to loose as they failed to work as a team and spent the entire budget without any control or thought. But I thought the boys were also a bit silly. Why give up on the shoe cleaning when the PM claimed they'd taken £70 in an hour. The start-up costs for that must have been low and a few more hours at that rate and they'd have been so far ahead of the girls...
     
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    No, no, no... grubby little oiks us don't work with them, we work under them. They are Britain's brightest, most dynamic young business types, remember? ;)

    I've said before when discussing The Apprentice – the genuinely enterprising folk in the country wouldn't go anywhere near this show. They're too busy building their own businesses and forging their own futures, rather than relying on a TV show to get them a job working for someone else's company.

    Which is good, because this way we get to see some over-inflated egos get punctured. :)
     
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    Damn I forgot about it lol.

    I did miss the last season completely. The Apprentice, both US and UK have both kina lost their novelty, that said I'm gonna follow both this year since I haven't watched any in a long time.
     
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    They do seem like a miserable bunch this year. I think she was the one to go as well, didn't seem like she did anything.
     
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    I don't know, she did an outstanding job of looking like a right miserable git while she contentedly did next to nothing.
     
  22. dalvin200 macrumors 68040

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    i was a bit disappointed at this first episode..
    wasn't as entertaining...

    how many people does it take to wash a car? now I know the answer!!! 7!! lol..

    at least the right person went... that Anita was a waste! plus she just looked "funny" :p
     
  23. r1ch4rd macrumors 6502a

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    There was an excellent shot of her holding a hose, with a small trickle of water coming out, while looking desperately miserable.

    She even looks miserable in her publicity shot
     
  24. xUKHCx thread starter Administrator emeritus

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    As soon as she said we are under budget I thought you have no idea what you are doing and you are right in the firing line.

    Series take a little while for the characters to come through. In the first exercise everyone is just trying not to be the first to go and as such the dialog is pretty dry.

    And to be fair I doubt that all 7 were working on one car.

    This is the dilemma. I thought they should stay on that patch as well. However as shown in the last series with the car rental service sometimes it is best to go for the low turn over / high value items rather than the low value / high turn over.


    I thought it was funny when one of the girls was saying "we didn't want to appear desperate" I'm sorry when you go in with a quote of £300 and end up coming away with £120 you are clearly desperate.


    The female project manager was almost cracking up in the board room. Anita should've kept her mouth shut. If she hadn't talked so much in the boardroom she would've stayed and the project manager would've gone.





    You're right she has a massive skewed face and looks a lot like the male project manager from this week

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  25. dalvin200 macrumors 68040

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    yea, true.. it takes a few weeks.. but still...

    alan came out with some strange phrases!!! bongo drums?? ;)

    i'm sure there was a clip with 7 guys on the 1 car!! seriously.. watch it again :)
     

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