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The Stig-does anybody really care?

barky Avatar
6y, 3m agoPosted 6 years, 3 months ago
So the bbc have lost their attempt at an injunction to stop publication of his autobiography.

They claimed that the vast majority of top gear viewers "didnt want to know his identity because it would spoil their enjoyment of the programme"

Really? What difference would it possibly make? He drives cars fast in a silly outfit-thats it.

Has this ruined the programme for everyone then? Personally wouldnt watch anything that Clarkson has anything to do with because he infuriates me.

The idea that a grown man would care so much about the revealing of his identity strikes me as weird.
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6y, 3m agoPosted 6 years, 3 months ago
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#1
OK............................. I am the Stig.

Sorry!
#2
It would be a breach of the terms of the contract so anybody losing their (paid) position with a clause of that type would care.

BFN,

fp.
#3
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It would be a breach of the terms of the contract so anybody losing their (paid) position with a clause of that type would care.

BFN,

fp.


You take things way too literally

BFN,

fp
#4
To me its a ridiculous decision. I really don't care about who the Stig is, but to me the only reason for releasing the details is to make money. It doesn't benefit the public in any great way. Further, for some it ruins part of the show as his identity is a long running joke.

Edited By: dungavel on Sep 01, 2010 14:43: Making sense of a rubbish
#5
Do you know the contents of the contract between "The Stig" & The BBC?

BFN,

fp.
#6
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Do you know the contents of the contract between "The Stig" & The BBC?

BFN,

fp.


do you?

the high court seems to.................

anywho, if the BBC is so against his identity being revealed why they do this...................

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-11151777

oh its ben collins..............!?! who?
#7
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Do you know the contents of the contract between "The Stig" & The BBC?BFN,fp.

clearly the judge today didnt think the contract was enforceable-unless you have some training that gives you more legal knowledge than a high court judge?
#8
Alfonse
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Do you know the contents of the contract between "The Stig" & The BBC?

BFN,

fp.


do you?

the high court seems to.................

anywho, if the BBC is so against his identity being revealed why they do this...................

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-11151777


oh its ben collins..............!?! who?


That was mentioned in one of the previous "The Stig" threads.

I suspect the BBC site team & the producer of (& ex-presenter of 'old') "Top Gear", Andy Wilman, do not speak to each other...

[ http://transmission.blogs.topgear.com/2010/08/27/the-stig-he-is-ours/ ]

BFN,

fp.
#9
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Do you know the contents of the contract between "The Stig" & The BBC?BFN,fp.


barky

clearly the judge today didnt think the contract was enforceable-unless you have some training that gives you more legal knowledge than a high court judge?


I never said I did. I was just asking if the contents were known, not that I knew them.

Without that information we only have rumour, the World Wide Web, & newspaper columns to base opinions on.

BFN,

fp.
banned#10
You are a really weird man

BFN

fp
#11
its all rubbish anywho, he attended the court house, so it didn't take the press long to work it out, when he walked into court............

lmao
#12
DJ1
You are a really weird man


That is a description downgraded from other choice comments; thanks!

BFN,

fp.
#13
Alfonse
its all rubbish anywho, he attended the court house, so it didn't take the press long to work it out, when he walked into court............

lmao


When did the case start? Before the BBC News article you quoted was published, or afterwards?

BFN,

fp.
#14
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Alfonse
its all rubbish anywho, he attended the court house, so it didn't take the press long to work it out, when he walked into court............

lmao


When did the case start? Before the BBC News article you quoted was published, or afterwards?

BFN,

fp.


i don't care
#15
Well, if the article was published before the case began, then it wouldn't matter if Ben Collins was at Court or not as "the press" would already be aware.

But if you don't wish to discuss it, don't bother replying.

BFN,

fp.
#16
I was always under the impression there were multple stigs anyway. I think it's better we don't know just like the phantom flan flinger.
#17
greg_68
I was always under the impression there were multple stigs anyway. I think it's better we don't know just like the phantom flan flinger.


and mr blobby!
#18
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fanpages
Do you know the contents of the contract between "The Stig" & The BBC?BFN,fp.


barky

clearly the judge today didnt think the contract was enforceable-unless you have some training that gives you more legal knowledge than a high court judge?



Without that information we only have rumour, the World Wide Web, & newspaper columns to base opinions on.

BFN,

fp.


Obviously. That is what happens on forums.

Although Barky has used the information from the article to create an informed opinion whereas you're disagreeing on a subject you have limited knowledge about as always.

Can see which one is the smarter doggy can't we.
#19
Yes, there have been multiple drivers; if re-watch the re-runs of the programme on "Dave" you can see body shape/height change since "White Stig" took over from "Black Stig".

PS.
Who is the Stig? The answer
Top Gear test driver The Stig has been unmasked as professional stuntman and Le Mans racer Ben Collins.
Published: 7:35AM GMT 19 Jan 2009
[ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/4286448/Who-is-the-Stig-The-answer.html ]

BFN,

fp.
#20
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Well, if the article was published before the case began, then it wouldn't matter if Ben Collins was at Court or not as "the press" would already be aware.

But if you don't wish to discuss it, don't bother replying.

BFN,

fp.


can't discuss anything with a twonk who has to double sign their posts with BFN fp..........

we know your name is fanpages its on all your posts without you having to type it again..dur!
#21
mr.potato_head
Although Barky has used the information from the article to create an informed opinion whereas you're disagreeing on a subject you have limited knowledge about as always.

Can see which one is the smarter doggy can't we.


I wasn't disagreeing with anybody.

So many eyes in your head & still unable to see the words I typed.

BFN,

fp.
#22
Alfonse
can't discuss anything with a twonk who has to double sign their posts with BFN fp..........

we know your name is fanpages its on all your posts without you having to type it again..dur!


You cannot discuss anything with anybody who had a different opinion to you. I'll make it easy for you & leave as you are always right so there is little point in continuing.

BFN,

fp.
#23
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Alfonse
can't discuss anything with a twonk who has to double sign their posts with BFN fp..........

we know your name is fanpages its on all your posts without you having to type it again..dur!


You cannot discuss anything with anybody who had a different opinion to you. I'll make it easy for you & leave as you are always right so there is little point in continuing.

BFN,

fp.


lol, more moronic lameness

tomorrows winner after time

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#24
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mr.potato_head
Although Barky has used the information from the article to create an informed opinion whereas you're disagreeing on a subject you have limited knowledge about as always.

Can see which one is the smarter doggy can't we.



I wasn't disagreeing with anybody.

So many eyes in your head & still unable to see the words I typed.

BFN,

fp.


But your question implies that you don't believe what Barky is posting is true even though he's just regurgitating facts.

Please stop with your 90's proverbs. I've told you about the 5 step process before. I think it was number 3 on the list but maybe you'll post in here again, disagree with me then post a link to back up your claim. Finishing it off with a BFN, fp
#25
mr.potato_head


But your question implies that you don't believe what Barky is posting is true even though he's just regurgitating facts.

Please stop with your 90's proverbs. I've told you about the 5 step process before. I think it was number 3 on the list but maybe you'll post in here again, disagree with me then post a link to back up your claim. Finishing it off with a BFN, fp


I posted my question in response to you, but somebody else commented first.

Gone now.

BFN,

fp.
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I'll make it easy for you & leave as you are always right so there is little point in continuing.

BFN,

fp.



fanpages


Gone now.

BFN,

fp.



lulz

BFN,
a97.
#27
he signed a contract saying he would keep his ID under wrapps, so he should have stuck to it. Hopefully no-one buys his book and if he does make mnoney out of it, it should go towards the costs of taking this to court which has again come out of tv fee licence money.
#28
s_paul
he signed a contract saying he would keep his ID under wrapps, so he should have stuck to it. Hopefully no-one buys his book and if he does make mnoney out of it, it should go towards the costs of taking this to court which has again come out of tv fee licence money.


a contract is not completely legally binding, for example, if you sign a contract in which the terms are you are allowed to be killed then the contract would be illegal
banned#29
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I wasn't disagreeing with anybody.

So many eyes in your head & still unable to see the words I typed.

BFN,

fp.


Well I only have two eyes in my head, but can clearly see you have disagreed with EVERYBODY and ironically the words you typed (about leaving this pointless thread) seem to have been forgotten,

toodle pip

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