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Caving on the Box
« on: September 19, 2016, 01:58:47 pm »
Tonight, Monday 7.30 pm Inside out visits OFD

Cavers in England might need to tune to a Welsh Regional Channel of BBC1

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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2016, 08:24:29 pm »
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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2016, 08:59:17 am »
"This is a bigger and more visceral adventure than I ever imagined."

Richard Parks, the presenter, is speaking on camera about a bog standard OFD two to one ("the deepest part of the system") through trip.

Macho, hyped, exaggerated, and poorly lit.

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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2016, 10:35:48 am »
"This is a bigger and more visceral adventure than I ever imagined."

Richard Parks, the presenter, is speaking on camera about a bog standard OFD two to one ("the deepest part of the system") through trip.

Macho, hyped, exaggerated, and poorly lit.

Well it put me off caving.  I will stick to stone mines.


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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2016, 05:24:27 pm »
I thought it was quite good and seemed to get a good response from people at work. 

As a programme for the general public it seemed fairly accurate.   I'm not sure OFD II to I is quite "bog standard" as someone's first caving trip particularly since it took 14hrs!

I do agree I thought the lighting could have been better -but that is looking at it from a cavers viewpoint. 


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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2016, 06:03:18 pm »

Macho, hyped, exaggerated, and poorly lit.

You prefer Bear Grylls then?

Talk about sour grapes....lol


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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2016, 01:51:39 pm »
Bear Grylls is one of our greatest comedians, a genuinely gifted self-parodist. Or so I thought until I bumped into his producer at a party, who assured me that he's totally serious. Hard to believe, but I suppose I must take his word for it.


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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2016, 06:32:11 pm »
Visceral: dealing with crude or elemental emotions  sounds exactly like a caving trip to me!

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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2016, 07:35:11 pm »
Bear Grylls is one of our greatest comedians, a genuinely gifted self-parodist. Or so I thought until I bumped into his producer at a party, who assured me that he's totally serious. Hard to believe, but I suppose I must take his word for it.

Hahahahahaha.

Fair play.....:-)
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Re: Caving on the Box
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2016, 08:47:41 pm »
   As a programme for the general public it seemed fairly accurate.   I'm not sure OFD II to I is quite "bog standard" as someone's first caving trip particularly since it took 14hrs!


 it cant have  been a first caving trip  becaus access to the caves is confined to experienced cavers only .

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