Television Great British Bake Off 2021

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Who’s watching?
 

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I'm freaked out Noel and the jarring Scouse have opposite tops on.
 

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I'm freaked out Noel and the jarring Scouse have opposite tops on.
This was so weird, and neither of them made a comment?! (Or did they and I missed it?)
 

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This was so weird, and neither of them made a comment?! (Or did they and I missed it?)
They did eventually say something. Then she showed her shoes which had ears and tails. Her shoes. Ears. And tails.
 

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I'm just watching it now on +1. Been itching to get home all day to watch this. Bought a salted caramel cheesecake and a tiramisu in preparation. (won't be eating both tonight...maybe)
 

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At least the Vegan one hasn't banged on about it. The scouse chick is really annoying.

I like Crystelle and the Italian fella so far.

Forgot just how painfully unfunny Lucas is on this though. Luckily Fielding is on form.
 

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I didn't think he was the worst, but he definitely didn't get the brief for the showstopper :lol:

I like Jurgen, he's good. The Italian dude does well, but his stuff is a little plain and dull to look at. That bouquet of flowers was like what you used to get on bake off, it was very impressive.
 

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I had a great laugh with Paul's joke about Pru taking her teeth out and washing them later.

The quality already seems higher than last year at least. The Italian guy, Jürgen, Vegan girl, and Crystelle are all good.
 

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"It means something for me." Jurgen is such a sweetheart.

Can't believe it's taken me this long to figure out where I've seen him before:
 

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Prue absolutely hates the old dear contestant
 

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"It means something for me." Jurgen is such a sweetheart.

Can't believe it's taken me this long to figure out where I've seen him before:

He was amazing last week with all chocolate tasks. I did think it was because he is from the Land of Chocolate
 

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GBBO gets an outstanding review in today’s Irish times. My favourite bit…

The Great British Bake Off (Tuesday, Channel 4) is how Britain likes to see itself. Each year the show presents us with a bunch of polite, eccentric, multicultural craftsfolk in a big tent replete with food, fuel and Union Jack bunting and implies that this is the real Britain. Then we turn on GB News and see the actual citizens of that blighted isle, light-headed with supply shortages and Facebookmemes, sucking Soylent Green from a pipe in the fulfilment centre where everyone works now in the absence of employment law, trade deals or hope.

The real Britain gets Boris Johnson, a prematurely aged toddler pumped full of regret, lies and leaking attic insulation. Bake Off gets the veteran judge Paul Hollywood, his eyes as blue as sadness and his beard as white as an angel’s wing. Johnson’s faithless handshake is like being grazed by some strands of wet hair. Hollywood’s affirming handshake is like being gripped by the full force of your father’s love.
 

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GBBO gets an outstanding review in today’s Irish times. My favourite bit…
:lol: brilliant. They could also have pointed out that almost every year without fail the minorities are the first to be kicked out.