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Old 5th July 2005, 02:01   #1
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Default Has good ol' JC lost it?

Looks like Jeremy has lost it!

http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/sec...,12529,00.html

Click on Subaru Forester.


ps. likely to be a linking error. but then...
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Old 5th July 2005, 02:18   #2
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hahaah.. sure is a link error...i actaully read 2 paras wondering *** is he talkin about?
it was only when i realised all of this is making no sense to did i look for something to do with subaru/forester/cars etc...
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He always writes like that in the Times - talks total unrelated rubbish for the first few paras then gets to the car
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It has to be a link error, it is not a article on cars.
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maybe not he spends more time talk about athe F430 than the Skoda on the Octavia FSI link
http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/art...0582_2,00.html
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That was funny, Iam sure it is some link error. The correct one is Times driving - Subaru forester
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maybe not he spends more time talk about athe F430 than the Skoda on the Octavia FSI link
http://driving.timesonline.co.uk/art...0582_2,00.html
I think this guy is too full of himself. He probably considers himself as a general columnist who mentions cars in his column. You can't depend on his reviews (if you can call it reviews) to decide on a car. And what's with the attitude towards Americans...

I used to depend on American auto reviewers on MSN Auto, who are really dependable and only talk about cars.
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You can't depend on his reviews (if you can call it reviews) to decide on a car.
Absolutely, you just cannot. I ain't taking car tips from a guy who buys a 129,000 pound alarm clock.

I just like the way they make those review videos. It's fun to watch but, can't be taken seriously.

For that, you might as well start watching "Fifth Gear". Simple and to the point.

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I agree his reviews cannot be taken too seriously, but then no other automotive writer engrosses you like he does. Maybe it's too brusque or downright silly at times, but that's what makes it all the more interesting. It does make for very good reading, atleast for me. And I guess, at a certain point of time, when you've become pretty well-known, you do tend to get a bit carried away. But I guess, JC's always been like that........he makes it very clear whether he likes something or not. That's just like you and me, voicing our strong, personal opinions on our loves and hates. When you're as good as JC, people do like to read/watch it, even if it makes no sense to them. And maybe that's why he's one of the best-known auto journos/writers in the world.

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Basicall y he's a really fun & witty presenter
also not afraid to say when his verdict has been wrong about various cars

As fasr as his column goes, its definitely more a reading thing than a technical journal,
if you get what i mean
Ita an enjoyable motoring column,
But his show usually has more technical bite
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When you're as good as JC, people do like to read/watch it, even if it makes no sense to them.
True.

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And maybe that's why he's one of the best-known auto journos/writers in the world.
I wouldn't say best but, he's surely the most interesting and you can never have enuf of him. U can watch his videos a thousand times and you still won't get bored with it.

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I wouldn't say best but, he's surely the most interesting and you can never have enuf of him. U can watch his videos a thousand times and you still won't get bored with it.

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I never said he's the best, but 'best-known', as in most widely known and recognized.

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I never said he's the best, but 'best-known', as in most widely known and recognized.
Oh ok. Yeah ofcourse he's the "best known" car Journalist.

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like Shan2nu said Topgear is more of a TV show while Fifth Gear is just about cars.
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Link error for sure....JC cant lose his touch, unless JM and RH try to take over the show...ha ha ha
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