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    What do you REALLY think of Mr MSE (Martin Lewis) and his TV appearances?

    I just saw him on GMTV and although he's trying to be helpful, he seems so irritating if you had to hang around with him on a day to day basis but what do you think of him?

    40 Comments

    I find him a bit OTT

    Think he would do my head in if i had to work with him!!

    seems alright just passionate, but for some reason he's the enemy here, well what do you expect from the

    I find him more irritating than nails on a blackboard.

    He's just seemed to become self appointed, slightly camp spokseperson for information that was already available online but put it all under one website.

    i thought thread about banned members were not allowed



















































    w8 wut..

    why does he always wear striped tops

    I find him really annoying and repeats himself a lot!

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    Alfonse;4661193

    seems alright just passionate, but for some reason he's the enemy here, … seems alright just passionate, but for some reason he's the enemy here, well what do you expect from the

    realfriendlyman;4661238

    I don't have a low IQ in the slightest and as I previously stated, he … I don't have a low IQ in the slightest and as I previously stated, he does attempt to be helpful but it really does seem like he's trying to play up for the cameras and even adding in his own sound effects...does he realise his target audience isn't under 10?



    doh!

    are you a mod then?

    ironic now

    strike;4661222

    why does he always wear striped tops



    his a gay i bet

    jellybaby22;4661251

    I think he sounds patronsing most of the time...and why does he sound … I think he sounds patronsing most of the time...and why does he sound like he is shouting.even when he isnt.....cant stand watching him tbh..



    Its barry scott in disguise!

    http://media.photobucket.com/image/barry%2Bscott/webmaster99/barry-scott.jpg

    BANG! and the debt is gone!

    the thing i really hate about him is his obsession with clubcard deals.
    he thinks everyone who actually spends their vouchers in Tesco are idiots. not everybody WANTS any of the bloody deals they offer

    khalifazed;4661254

    his a gay i bet



    I can't stand him also.

    His missus is the weather girl from CH5 (very hot)

    Original Poster

    Alfonse;4661247

    doh!are you a mod then?ironic now



    Are you nominating me mate...thanks for that? :-D

    jellybaby22;4661251

    I think he sounds patronsing most of the time...and why does he sound … I think he sounds patronsing most of the time...and why does he sound like he is shouting.even when he isnt.....cant stand watching him tbh..



    I thought he was intentionally shouting at Lorraine Kelly.....I don't think he likes her. :whistling:

    MinstrelMan;4661262

    Its barry scott in disguise!BANG! and the debt is gone!



    Lol, you're going to have to calm down mate...I've already given you rep this morning, so I have to spread it around before you make me bust a gut. ;-)

    chester123;4661275

    I can't stand him also.His missus is the weather girl from CH5 (very hot)



    That's just a cover up....he's really having an affair with Lorraine Kelly and screaming at her with the inclusion of drilled sound effects is his way of enticing her. :lol:

    realfriendlyman;4661311

    Are you nominating me mate...thanks for that? :-D:



    dude, seriously re-read my original post :roll:

    He does my head in, His voice really irratates me, I turn the channel over whenever he is on.... Althought his website is fab, I just can't stick him lol

    Original Poster

    Alfonse;4661326

    dude, seriously re-read my original post :roll:



    I did, maybe you should read mine. :thumbsup:

    Martin Lewis is not the enemy at all and any rivalries between HUKD and MSE has nothing to do with me but I'm judging the man based on his personality and the way he portrays himself...not because of loyalties as that would be ridiculous. ;-)

    I don't have a TV - but think his site has done wonders to address the "rip off britain" culture.

    He Would Make A Good Qvc Presenter Full Of Exitement And Shayt

    You need to remember that he only has a short time to get across as much information as possible, and he has to do it in a way that is clear & easy to understand, that is informative, & that makes people want to listen. If he had a regular 30 minute show then he would come across completely differently.

    (But, yes, I have to agree - I do find him OTT at times)

    realfriendlyman;4661362

    I did, maybe you should read mine. :thumbsup:



    explain wtf you are on about I made a jibe at the Mods about IQ leevls and you claimed that you didn't have a low IQ, it wasn't aimed at you, hence me saying you're not a mod!!!

    MinstrelMan;4661207

    .....slightly camp spokseperson for information that was already … .....slightly camp spokseperson for information that was already available online but put it all under one website.



    Just like this website then :roll:

    ibiza;4661363

    I don't have a TV



    You dont have a TV?




    whats all your furniture pointing towards then?

    Banned

    He's a complete and utter (swear) with ideas above his station.

    He is a good bandwagon jumper I admit that.

    He told people to invest in Icelandic banks.... yeah that went well.

    To be fair, anyone can make mistakes, but he seems to think he's an exception.

    A complete and utter ********

    Original Poster

    Alfonse;4661405

    explain wtf you are on about I made a jibe at the Mods about IQ leevls … explain wtf you are on about I made a jibe at the Mods about IQ leevls and you claimed that you didn't have a low IQ, it wasn't aimed at you, hence me saying you're not a mod!!!



    I thought you meant the wannabe mod crew (i.e everyone on this site) :oops: but maybe you might want to change your wording in your earlier posts before BG1 tries to report you...the mods can be ruthless at times and I've always thought of you as a good member from the posts I've read in the past and present.

    Original Poster

    MinstrelMan;4661428

    You dont have a TV?whats all your furniture pointing towards then?



    Lol, you're on form this morning mate. :-D

    jellybaby22;4661449

    :lol: lol hahahaha....I thought WTF is he on about...and then I … :lol: lol hahahaha....I thought WTF is he on about...and then I realised..all my furniture is pointing towards my tv...even my dining room table.....:w00t:



    Of course...the TV is the centre piece to any home...other than in mine of course because I'm the centre of attention....which is why my furniture follows me around the house. :oops: :giggle:

    His girlfriend

    http://i44.tinypic.com/15d0x3t.jpg

    realfriendlyman;4661469

    I thought you meant the wannabe mod crew (i.e everyone on this site) … I thought you meant the wannabe mod crew (i.e everyone on this site) :oops: but maybe you might want to change your wording in your earlier posts before BG1 tries to report you...the mods can be ruthless at times and I've always thought of you as a good member from the posts I've read in the past and present.



    coolio, yeah I like to jibe now and then.

    glad thats sorted, :thumbsup:

    Original Poster

    Alfonse;4661676

    coolio, yeah I like to jibe now and then. glad thats sorted, :thumbsup:



    There was never an issue mate...I don't have any problems with anyone and just joke around with everyone...why do you think I'm called Real Friendly Man? :thumbsup:

    Banned

    MinstrelMan;4661428

    You dont have a TV?whats all your furniture pointing towards then?



    I had a English teacher who refused to buy a TV, she listened to the radio though. She was an odd cracker ;-)

    He's a [SIZE="3"]SPONGING RIP-OFF MERCHANT[/SIZE].... all he is doing is profiteering from his members who mostly think the website is non-profitmaking..... !! :x:x

    ....and he's a pain in the **** on TV.

    Original Poster

    Mecoconuts;4661787

    He's a [SIZE="3"]SPONGING RIP-OFF MERCHANT[/SIZE].... all he is doing is … He's a [SIZE="3"]SPONGING RIP-OFF MERCHANT[/SIZE].... all he is doing is profiteering from his members who mostly think the website is non-profitmaking..... !! :x:x....and he's a pain in the **** on TV.



    From what I've seen, the site has always been upfront about how they make there money but he obviously is making a lot of money from all this exposure, which he should be delving into the site but everyone can do whatever they want with there own money. :thumbsup:

    I understand most of the concepts he mentions are nothing to do with him but information that members have brought to his attention but it's helping people...the only thing I don't like about him is the way he comes across with his screaming, sound effects and seems arrogant. :giggle:

    khalifazed;4661254

    his a gay i bet



    no hes engaged to the blonde weather presenter on channel 5 (lara i think shes called)

    Well I like him!

    scabbers;4662281

    Well I like him!



    I think he is alright too

    MinstrelMan;4661428

    You dont have a TV?whats all your furniture pointing towards then?



    jellybaby22;4661449

    hahahaha....I thought WTF is he on about...and then I realised..all my … hahahaha....I thought WTF is he on about...and then I realised..all my furniture is pointing towards my tv...even my dining room table.....



    realfriendlyman;4661491

    Lol, you're on form this morning mate. :-DOf course...the TV is the … Lol, you're on form this morning mate. :-DOf course...the TV is the centre piece to any home...other than in mine of course because I'm the centre of attention....which is why my furniture follows me around the house. :oops: :giggle:




    The sofas in one face each other - and in the other they are at 90 degrees, but funnily five of the six seats can see where a TV was in the past.

    I got rid of it as I realised all the programmes I watched were using "thebox.bz" and so the real one was never on. I went to use it to watch a DVD - and it had decided to stop working at 37 months old with a three year warranty.

    When I am in someone's house with TV, having not seen the run of the mill rubbish for a while - the main thing that seems quite scary is that I could have ever watched the **** that was on, as it now seems so staged and fake.

    There is still a satellite dish on the wall, and I have a massive bundle of letters from the TV tax people accusing us of all sorts of things, saying paying them is the only way to avoid being taken to court, and claiming I could end up with a criminal record. They also come to the door very often, but I have a cam on the door and never really answer if its not the postman or someone I know, or I am in the mood for an argument. This was set up long before dumping the TV, after four visits from unsolicited sales people in one day pushed me over the edge. :whistling: It was as if they could tell when I was just getting into the bath.

    Originally I used to return their letters to them, in their reply paid envelope with a slice of bread added to make it heavy and thick enough to require an excess postage fee. But now the letters have no envelopes and say I must call them on an 0871 number.

    Interestingly - although I dont have this either as I dont use M$ windows, if you use the BBCs internet TV iplayer, it does not require you to pay the TV tax, as long as you do not receive a programme at or immediately after transmission.

    Its almost two years since I paid the tax - and with the money I have saved - next year I should be able to get a nice large screen TV to use for DVDs etc - rather than the 22 inch monitors we use currently.


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    i like him. both him and his website have saved me afortune over the years not to mention the £7500 that my mum got back from her bank charges.

    as for the comments about his website well he is upfront about how he makes his cash and if people are to stupid to realise that he's not a charity then more fool them.

    The same goes for this website actually, its not here as some sort of community or public service forum its here to make the owners bucks.

    I had to do a Youtube search after seeing this thread. First video I found was this one: youtube.com/wat…URI

    I thought it was fantastic. Martin doesn't come in until the 4min mark, but when he does come in, Ch4 really do stitch him up spectacularly with the guest they wheel out and sit next to him.

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    dxx;4663260

    I had to do a Youtube search after seeing this thread. First video I … I had to do a Youtube search after seeing this thread. First video I found was this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx-ySEKUURII thought it was fantastic. Martin doesn't come in until the 4min mark, but when he does come in, Ch4 really do stitch him up spectacularly with the guest they wheel out and sit next to him.



    My Youtube isn't working because I can't seem to install Flash Player. :x

    What's going on in the video?

    esq3585;4661497

    His girlfriend



    If you look closely - you can just see his balding head sticking out the left hand side of her dress.

    Well I think thats what it is?!?!?1 :-D

    Banned

    ants97;4663030

    i like him. both him and his website have saved me afortune over the … i like him. both him and his website have saved me afortune over the years not to mention the £7500 that my mum got back from her bank charges.



    Thats what I don't like about him. A lot of what he says is nicked from other people, the bank charges for example that he keeps implying was his idea, it was actually consumer action group who started it all, and once he saw people getting money back he jumped on the bandwagon, I have yet to see him give them credit anywhere.
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