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Top Gear Is Back!! [Series 15]

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Lord-Wiz, Nov 13, 2005.

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  1. Welshguy

    Welshguy Jedi Master star 4

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    Free running?

    Is that like the black guy in the James Bond trailer? He's a free jumper or something? I think?

    So how does one "free run" exactly?
     
  2. DewbackRider88

    DewbackRider88 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Yea, the black guy in the james bond trailer is a free runner.

    In fact, he is the person who invented it.


    And free running is basicaly what skate boarders do in the street...except without the skate boards lol

    You go running like normal, but run on things (like small walls) and do jumps and tricks on and over things.

    Search on the web and your bound to find lots of info (the videos are excellent!)
     
  3. Welshguy

    Welshguy Jedi Master star 4

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    Thats some pretty impressive running!

    I also remember a BBC ad a few years back that had a French guy jumping and running off and around buildings.

    That was also amazing to see. I was convinved it was special effects for a while, but then I read something about it in the newpaper.

    Looking forward to both James Bond and Top Gear now!
     
  4. Mustafar_66

    Mustafar_66 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    May 20, 2005
    Hmmm, Captain Slow versus a man on foot? My moneys on the man on foot.
     
  5. Happy Ninja

    Happy Ninja Jedi Knight star 6

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    Just catching the re-run. Funny quip about the Home Secretary and the Mercedes SLR. [face_laugh]

    Oooooooooohhhhh...Engine powered canoe! [face_monkey]
     
  6. Happy Ninja

    Happy Ninja Jedi Knight star 6

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    Mar 20, 2000
    I swear this show just gets better with every season!

    That boat race was nuts. [face_laugh] [face_laugh] [face_laugh]
     
  7. DewbackRider88

    DewbackRider88 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    [face_laugh]

    That episode was great.

    When Jeremy was trying to put out that little fire on the toyota was the closest iv been to wetting myself in years [face_laugh]
     
  8. Mustafar_66

    Mustafar_66 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    May 20, 2005
    That was rather classic, wasn't it?
     
  9. Happy Ninja

    Happy Ninja Jedi Knight star 6

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    Mar 20, 2000
    Yeah, the fire was funny! [face_laugh]
     
  10. Mustafar_66

    Mustafar_66 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Also, yay for the Cool Wall! Can't believe that the Jag placed so low! If any BMW's placed higher than that I'd cry.
     
  11. rebeljediknight_88

    rebeljediknight_88 Jedi Master star 4

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    Jun 15, 2005
    haha they sunk, capsised and blew clutches!! awesome - hilarous
     
  12. veritasuk

    veritasuk Jedi Padawan star 4

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    i was banging my hand on the floor laughing so hard when they were sinking. Hoooorah for Dame Ellen May!
     
  13. Dickie

    Dickie Jedi Master star 4

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    Top Gear is the one remaining light on UK TV, and yeah, that boat race had me in stitches. Richard Hammond trying to get up the hill in the VeeDub, along with "Oh my God - it's sinking!" and seeing the view from his camera when the water began pouring into the van as he scrambled out were probably the funniest parts. If it had been a bit windier though, I'm sure James May could have run up a spinaker and he'd have been a hell of a lot quicker!

    Roll on next week!
     
  14. FatBurt

    FatBurt Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Jul 21, 2003
    Top Gear = Funnee
     
  15. Mustafar_66

    Mustafar_66 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Another quality episode tonight. I was a bit disappointed to not see something akin to the Amphibious cars but that was still funny seeing Richard and James flying everywhere in that S Class.
    Also, nice to see Ewan get a respectable time. I still prefer the Lliana though over this new car.
     
  16. Happy Ninja

    Happy Ninja Jedi Knight star 6

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    I didn't think he was going to do that well on his lap, but he came through.

    Still, it wasn't as funny as the lame version of pimp my ride! [face_laugh]
     
  17. Tay-Mar

    Tay-Mar Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Apr 4, 2005
    Why do I have this strange desire to cram a chesterfield in the back of my Vectra ?
     
  18. DewbackRider88

    DewbackRider88 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    lol tonights episode was brill, but it will take a hell of a lot to beat the amphibious cars.

    Ewan not releasing the hand-brake was class [face_laugh]

    And when they went round the corner in the merc and richard flew across to the passanger seat

    Top quality programing, stick that in your lower-class, chav-tastic pipe and smoke it big brother!!

    =D= Tope Gear rules forever!!
     
  19. Mustafar_66

    Mustafar_66 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    May 20, 2005
    No idea, but it can only make the performance better.
     
  20. veritasuk

    veritasuk Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Sep 8, 2004
    Loved how wound up the designer was getting when clarkson wouldnt go alaong with her designs.
    And Purlease, can some one give James mays Hair a make over.
     
  21. FatBurt

    FatBurt Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Jul 21, 2003
    I want that Koenigsegg.

    [image=http://www.allfastcars.com/wallpaper/koenigsegg-cc.jpg]

    It isn't the Top Gear one but come on......





    Why oh why would you spend £80k on the crap that is the Porsche Cayenne when you can get a far better and superior vehicle from Range Rover (anniversary model) for £20k less?????

    [image=http://www.playerscarrental.com/Range%20Rover%202005.jpg] >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> [image=http://www.sportbilen.se/bilder/bilder/hamannporsche.jpg]
     
  22. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 8

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    Oct 3, 2003
    Why would you spend so much money on any 4x4 anyway?


    Unless you live in the country or have to navigate rough terrain they are completely impractical
     
  23. FatBurt

    FatBurt Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    100% agreement with you there young Richard.



    The Cayenne is a completely impractical vehicle except for the chavvy urbanites who insist on havving one for poor Timothy as they don't want their car to be damaged running the risk of hurting him. Even though Top Gear has shown just how safe a 3star car is and with most 4x4's being 3 star cars I think I'll stick with my Primera.




    The fact that the Cayenne can't even accomodate off road tyres shows just how crap and pointless a car it is.


     
  24. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 8

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    Oct 3, 2003
    LMAO! @ Tonight's episode


    Brilliant! [face_laugh]
     
  25. Stormtrooper_fan

    Stormtrooper_fan Jedi Master star 5

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    That whole caravan episode was hilarious!! How peed off did Jeremy look halfway through and James' parking left quite alot to be desired... set up the entire thing may have been (especially the fire) but DANG I would have been the batty old woman dragging Hamster off as well :D

    Top Gear is one of the best things on TV... EVER!!
     
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