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    Talking Coronation Street

    My daughter is watching Coronation Street and I find myself intrigued by it. This tiny cobbled street in the middle of Manchester has a pub, a wine bar, a garage, a factory, a corner shop, a bookies, a kebab shop, a chippy and a cafe. The planning dept wants shooting!


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    Default Re: Coronation Street

    The bookies, salon, kebab shop, the chippy and taxi office are all on rosamund street, and the winebar is on viaduct street








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    Default Re: Coronation Street

    Quote Originally Posted by Taipan View Post
    My daughter is watching Coronation Street and I find myself intrigued by it. This tiny cobbled street in the middle of Manchester has a pub, a wine bar, a garage, a factory, a corner shop, a bookies, a kebab shop, a chippy and a cafe. The planning dept wants shooting!
    Quote Originally Posted by moth View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by go_slow View Post
    The bookies, salon, kebab shop, the chippy and taxi office are all on rosamund street, and the winebar is on viaduct street




    Please, no, please

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taipan View Post
    My daughter and I settled down as usual to watch Coronation Street......
    Come on Taipan say it as it is, don't be shy... ;-)

    I'll bet half the people here watch one or more of the soaps if the truth were known.


    JJ. Perceptive. :-)

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    Default Re: Coronation Street

    Soap operas are all a bit incestuous really aren't they.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jollyjack View Post
    Come on Taipan say it as it is, don't be shy... ;-)

    I'll bet half the people here watch one or more of the soaps if the truth were known.


    JJ. Perceptive. :-)
    Allow me to be the first to try and take the high ground - "I have no TV since there is much better things to be doing in the evening" - obviously thats not true in my case but it allows me to be condescending for the rest of the thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by go_slow View Post
    Allow me to be the first to try and take the high ground - "I have no TV since there is much better things to be doing in the evening" - obviously thats not true in my case but it allows me to be condescending for the rest of the thread.

    I have no TV and I spend my time on here so I'm much more interlectual than you.

    Can't see the problems with soaps, no more formulaic than most televised crime fiction. WTF they have to be so depressing mildly peeves me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheb View Post
    WTF they have to be so depressing mildly peeves me.
    Not that difficult to figure out

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheb View Post
    WTF they have to be so depressing mildly peeves me.
    Corrie aint so bad, its the only one I will watch if I have to watch it with the missus, all the others are recorded for later, I wont spend my time with her watching them.

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    I mostly watch news and documentaries.

    Or American TV shows from the last decade, recycled via Apple TV.

    -Prison Break is a current favourite.
    -Grimm
    -Castle
    - Dollhouse
    - House

    ... Stuff like that

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    Default Re: Coronation Street

    Does Stan's bit of fluff still live on Inkerman Street?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fastfitter View Post
    Does Stan's bit of fluff still live on Inkerman Street?
    I asked that question of the girl who was cutting my hair the other day, while she was having a real "Sharon & Tracy" conversation with her mate about Coronation Street.

    Apparently, she tells me that Ken Barlow is still in it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by go_slow View Post
    Allow me to be the first to try and take the high ground - "I have no TV since there is much better things to be doing in the evening" - obviously thats not true in my case but it allows me to be condescending for the rest of the thread.
    I rarely watch anything but the history channel and a couple of american shows - cannot remember the last time I watched mainstream channels at all

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dingbat View Post
    I asked that question of the girl who was cutting my hair the other day, while she was having a real "Sharon & Tracy" conversation with her mate about Coronation Street.

    Apparently, she tells me that Ken Barlow is still in it?
    Yea of course you did, just come out of the soap closet and be done with it man.

    You know you want to...


    JJ. ;-)

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