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Old 11-22-2010, 10:16 PM   #61
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WTF he has video too, I was only listening to the podcast.

F TG:America this is the @#$#
http://www.motorator.com/videos/1481

this is great!!!!
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Exactly. He would have been knowledgeable and entertaining to watch on the show, with a Man Show spice to it.
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Old 11-22-2010, 10:52 PM   #63
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Watched most of the episode so far. Meh, actors suck but the cars are cool. Post and editing on the first segment sucked. Editing on the 2nd segment was better but post was WAY over done. I thought Foust sucked in Super Cars exposed but he seemed a little more experienced in this episode and more comfortable. His passenger in the viper segment just plain sucks. The 3rd guy seems like all actor. To throw in my 2 cents they needed some crazy driver who has no care for his own body. Like Pastrana or someone similar. Someone who is great on camera but also a true enthusiast
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Old 11-23-2010, 12:25 AM   #64
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It was hard to get over the slick/corporate feel. I had the feeling if somebody said anything spontaneous or irreverent there was an armada of corporate lawyers waiting to pounce. The hosts non-Foust hosts oozed insincerity. All that said, I'm holding out hope for improvement.
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Old 11-23-2010, 10:37 AM   #65
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Carolla is someone that I would definitely watch. I agree with Brain, he is a funny ************. I didn't know he was a car enthusiast till cockslider got pwnt by Brain. The cast could have been SO MUCH MUCH better.

Lol @ Pastrana. I wonder how long it would take him to wreck some ****
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Old 11-23-2010, 10:57 AM   #66
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braineack has a dong crush on Dempsey.


look how he holds his helmet...

he dropped his gloves sitting on top of it... I knelt down and picked them up for him...when I handed them back to him i made sure to make contact with his flesh...it was a wonderful day.
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He's a true car guy, and he's funny as **** to boot. He hosts a show called CarCast already...
The CarCast podcast is awesome, and Carolla knows his ****.
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Old 11-23-2010, 12:31 PM   #68
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look how he holds his helmet...http://www.boostedmiata.com/gallery2...s+Glen+330.jpg

he dropped his gloves sitting on top of it... I knelt down and picked them up for him...when I handed them back to him i made sure to make contact with his flesh...it was a wonderful day.
Jealous.
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I keep trying to find this on my dvr but it never shows up. I can only find the british one.
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Old 11-24-2010, 01:07 PM   #70
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Jealous.

oh yeah, he said thanks too. i got a boner.


You dont even want to know what happened when I talked to Randy Pabst about his win that day.
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Old 11-24-2010, 03:19 PM   #71
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sucked
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Old 11-24-2010, 03:46 PM   #72
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I don't like Carolla much at all, but the commentary on that CarCast episode was really quite good. And it was **gasp** spontaneous. I was much more into the CarCast episode than any of that disconnected, manufactured, over scripted crap from the TGA episode.

The viper segment made me want to drown puppies. And there is no use testing three vehicles in a standing mile without a drag race. Drag race = good TV, relying on pussies to report back on how fast they had the ***** to go without a finite distance being set and real measurement equipment being used = bad TV. Depending on hosts who don't have a personality to pretend to have a personality = bad TV.

The Short Stig is tiny. It would save money of they just used Faust for the Short Stig so that is probably what they did.

Some of what is missing is the arrogant, opinionated, stubborn nature of Clarkson. He is the guy who's opinion you respect, but you always want to see him lose challenges to the other guys. And he is witty when unscripted. And so is Hamster. Nothing is left to the hosts on TGA to ad lib (which is probably a good thing looking at the talent they chose).

Meh, I'll probably continue to watch it for a little while in spite of the hosts just because I like cars...
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I didn't find it nearly as bad as everyone else seems to think it is. The cinematography certainly isnt up to par with BBC's.

Hopefully it will find its own way and become great.
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TGA is better when you watch with a group of friends. Its growing on me a bit.

Next week looks like its going to be a good episode.
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:35 AM   #75
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I enjoyed tonight's a bit more than the first episode. Hoping for it to get better every week.
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If Adam Carolla and/or Tim Allen were on the show, oh man, would it be instantly watchable!

Still haven't seen it, waiting for a box to arrive with TGUS and the last half of the F1 season. My family = awesome.

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oh yeah, he said thanks too. i got a boner.


You dont even want to know what happened when I talked to Randy Pabst about his win that day.
*Pobst

Great guy, had several discussions with him.

'Course, the first time I met him was 27 years ago, lol. He and my dad go way back.
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Dog at the end had the right idea about this show. (as it is now at least)
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Old 11-29-2010, 12:32 PM   #78
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the stig= paul tracy

I like it, but i do feel that it needs to come out into it's own. I'm giving it a chance, and hoping for history channel to dump either the fat dude or the douche bag jersey boy.

The evo segment was ******* awesome, though. that's classic top gear style there.
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Wood and ferrerra I can deal with. Tanner Foust cannot act. At all.
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Wood and ferrerra I can deal with. Tanner Foust cannot act. At all.
. . . but that man can drive.

I will take driver skill over acting any day.
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