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Strictly - why do I love it so much?

(23 Posts)
dragonfly46 Sat 07-Sep-19 19:51:48

I hate this time of year. I love the growth of spring but I LOVE strictly and the Proms!

Sara65 Sat 07-Sep-19 19:57:50

I’m so enjoying strictly already!!!

merlotgran Sat 07-Sep-19 20:09:59

I love Strictly but I'm doing my usual 'Who are these people?'

I do remember Anneka Rice and that's about it.

Ngaio1 Sat 07-Sep-19 20:13:24

I am totally underwhelmed so far. No one appeals!! Now that MY Pasha and the lovely Darcey have left, I may not even watch. Really out of character for me.

Sara65 Sat 07-Sep-19 20:17:35

I don’t know anyone either, but I don’t care, I love it x

Sara65 Sat 07-Sep-19 20:20:04

Kevin and Stacey! Amazing

BlueBelle Sat 07-Sep-19 20:37:45

I can’t stand this programme all the mock surprise and over the top joy, the screaming, it’s so fake it really really irritates me No I don’t watch but just turned over too soon and have spent the last five minutes thanking goodness I don’t
Come on casualty hurry along

sodapop Sat 07-Sep-19 20:38:25

God knows, why do you ?

Sara65 Sat 07-Sep-19 20:41:19

Oh come on, what’s not to love !

Brunette10 Sat 07-Sep-19 20:43:18

Love, love, love it.

sodapop Sat 07-Sep-19 20:47:35

What BlueBelle said

seacliff Sat 07-Sep-19 20:48:09

I used to love it, but the last couple of years have been fast forwarding through a lot of it. This year there are even less people I have ever heard of, and it is all so predictable. I wonder how much longer Anton will be kept on.

I am watching, but very half heartedly (nothing else much on). I will see if I eventually get drawn into it again.

BBbevan Sat 07-Sep-19 20:52:18

DH and I only knew 3 'celebrities' Annekaq, Mike Bushell and James Cracknell.
We look forward to seeing how they all progress

GabriellaG54 Sat 07-Sep-19 21:01:04

I don't know the majority of the slebs and don't (for what it's worth) agree with Oti's sister being one of the judges. I used to like seeing Darcy's clothes, earrings and hairstyles but her voice (shudder) that drawl and the same phrases over and over...I hated it.
Arlene and Len were the best IMO.
Sorry to see Pasha go and wish Brendan was still in despite being controversial.
Why Anton is still hoofing is anyone's guess.
Maybe he's there to take the duds without complaining. hmmgrin

TerriBull Sat 07-Sep-19 21:03:45

I don't know why I had it on, it's become so dull and formulaic, I suppose it's synonymous with the ritual of Saturday evenings now Autumn has arrived. Hardly knew any of them and boy did they spin out the partnering up. Claudia and Tessa get a little more irritating year on year, definitely been watching it too long.

GrannyGravy13 Sat 07-Sep-19 21:07:00

Love it, I know 60% of the “celebrities”

It is about people learning a new skill, Saturday night is back to normal.

GrannyGravy13 Sat 07-Sep-19 21:09:38

I am probably biased as a close friends family member has won the “glitter ball”.

We knew them from a “tummy bump” to a “star”

Sara65 Sat 07-Sep-19 21:29:15


Do tell!

annodomini Sat 07-Sep-19 21:33:34

The opening show went on far too long with all that razzmatazz and swinging the women off their feet - some of the men doing knee slides. All very staged! However, there is a lot of potential there and at least Anton doesn't seem to have landed a no-hoper this time. I'm sure he expected to get that American woman!

Sara65 Sat 07-Sep-19 21:39:40


I thought he was going to get Anneka Rice!

merlotgran Sat 07-Sep-19 22:03:45

We always have a family sweepstake compiled by DGD1. I've drawn David James and Nadia. I asked who he was and she said, the tall ugly goalkeeper. grin

DH has Emma and Anton. At least he knows who he's rooting for.

We pay £3 a couple and the winner gets the dosh.

I love our family sweepstakes. We do it for Eurovision and all kinds of things. Anyone would think we all have a gambling problem. grin

joannapiano Sat 07-Sep-19 22:06:34

The Band and singers are so good!

Harris27 Sat 07-Sep-19 22:07:12

Start of autumn for me! Dark nights and long cold days and being home from work quickly. I do like strictly not enamoured with this years list though.