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ninathenana Fri 09-Oct-15 18:01:33

DH and I watch this regularly, it always surprises me when they are cleaning and tidying after their stay that they make the bed !! Do they think the returning homeowners are just going to slip between those used sheets shock
Surely the polite thing to do would be to strip the bed and put the used linen by the washing machine.

janeainsworth Fri 09-Oct-15 18:25:53

It even put it in the washing machine rq grin

janeainsworth Fri 09-Oct-15 18:27:31

Sorry nina I'm three quarters of the way through a large glass of wine blush
Obviously can't handle it these days blush

merlotgran Fri 09-Oct-15 18:31:24

It's quite a nice programme and must be good for tourism in the chosen areas. Some of the houses are stunning but I just wish these programmes didn't have to be about competition all the time.

Does there really have to be a 'winner' like Four in a Bed?

Marmight Fri 09-Oct-15 18:31:43

....are you sure it's not half way through a bottle Jane gringrin wine

janeainsworth Fri 09-Oct-15 19:21:02

They are very large glasses on the East Coast mainline marmight grin

rosequartz Fri 09-Oct-15 19:28:13

It even put it in the washing machine rq grin
I managed to strip our own bed and wash the sheets today!! wine before the glass of wine

We stayed at a rather expensive rented farmhouse last year and there was a polite notice asking us to strip the beds before we left. I did think, for the price we paid, they could have done that.

rosequartz Fri 09-Oct-15 19:29:36

I haven't seen this programme, must watch out for it.

Someone we know was on another programme about houses (May the best house win or something) and we know she lied about her age shock

janeainsworth Fri 09-Oct-15 21:55:17

It is really weird seeing people you know on telly.

We were once on the narrowboat and turned the TV on just to see if there was a signal in the wilds of the Birmingham Canal Navigations, only to see some friends on Escape To The Country.
We had no idea they were going to be on it.
I had better not repeat what they said about the experience grin

Deedaa Sun 11-Oct-15 20:30:08

A friend of ours who lives in the South of France once turned up on a property show. A couple had bought a house in France and were having problems with the swimming pool. Our friend was introduced as "Dave the expat builder" and in made him sound like a complete con merchant - which he isn't at all! And nobody has EVER called him Dave grin