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Ben Collins

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by jojo, Oct 12, 2010.

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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    New presenter on Fifth Gear, what are your thoughts?

    Ok, not everyone's favourite Automotive show granted, but I find it watchable non the less, as I like my motorcars and the Tiff vs Plato road(read track) tests are quite amusing.

    Got to admit, Ben Collins(aka The Stig) voice wasn't what I was expecting, but loved the fact he started with 'YES! I can speak, and it's a massive pleasure to do so' lol
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    Ben Collins was not The Stig.



    I was.
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    So another stig killed off, ahh well
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    CHRIS555 DOPE with added OCD

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    Good luck to him! He made nothing from the licencing from all the merchandise the BBC put together and then they wanted to prevent him making any money from writing a book! He's looking after number 1 and so he should! I think he may struggle against him new friend Plato next year in the BTCC as I have heard from my friends in the know that he will be in it next year as sponsership has been secured.........
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    I would personally like to see him as a guest on TG. I think that would be a really nice touch.

    Lets be honest, he was with the show a long time, and I think deserves recognition from the BBC for the excellent job he did for them over the years.

    Would be good to see him walk in, and de-helmet Schumacher style, and then have a good old natter with Jezza.

    But that's just me.
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    He was just a grown up tellytubbie a person in a suit , he could always be iggle piggle
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