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Old 01.09.2010, 18:45
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the stig revealed

this was the one mystery i truly appreciated - i'm really disappointed that harper collins thought it necessary to do this - it was so nice not to know everything for once!
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Old 01.09.2010, 18:54
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Re: the stig revealed

I was on the BBC's side earlier, but now it turns out that the book is Ben Collins' autobiography.

This wasn't a stand against a naughty publish-and-be-damned publishing house independently deciding to tell tales. It was a simple employee contract argument.
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Old 01.09.2010, 19:03
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There were people who didn't know the Stig is Ben Collins?

( Actually, when I found out, my first question was... who is Ben Collins? ).
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Old 01.09.2010, 22:59
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Re: the stig revealed

i preferred the mistery rather than knowing. im sure they swap the drivers around and from time to time is really an F1 driver having a bit of fun!
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Old 02.09.2010, 07:44
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Re: the stig revealed

It wasn't really the greatest secret of who the Stig was when I worked at the BBC.

They'll just get another driver now and so it will begin again It'll be a Top Gear joke of some sort.
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Old 02.09.2010, 09:34
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Re: the stig revealed

I wonder if they will kill him again.
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Old 02.09.2010, 09:36
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They'll get Maureen Rees from "driving school"

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Old 02.09.2010, 10:24
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HALT! Why is this conversation happening without me?
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Old 02.09.2010, 10:31
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Cos you are a WANNABE
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Old 02.09.2010, 10:33
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we'll you've been fired now, so should change your name to "Was the Stig"
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Old 02.09.2010, 10:36
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we'll you've been fired now, so should change your name to "Was the Stig"
What an idiot, he had the sweetest job in the world.
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I don't know who is inside the Telly-Tubbies or Daleks either....who cares?
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Old 02.09.2010, 12:19
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Re: the stig revealed

Eff the Stig, I want to know who Banksy is. Or has that been spoiled, too?
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Old 02.09.2010, 12:20
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I don't know who is inside the Telly-Tubbies or Daleks either....who cares?
There's someone inside the Teletubbies?
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Old 02.09.2010, 12:22
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I don't know who is inside the Telly-Tubbies or Daleks either....who cares?
The bloke who is in Tinky-Winky appeared in one of the Funny Laundry shows the other year.



Ooer, that sounds a bit rude.
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Old 01.10.2010, 14:38
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Re: the stig revealed

A poke in JC's eye

Top Gear's The Stig joins rival show Fifth Gear

Ben Collins will no longer hide behind mask on Five programme

Ben Collins played The Stig for 7 years

The man who played Top Gear driver The Stig has joined rival show Fifth Gear.
Ben Collins, 35, will debut on the Five programme when the new series launches next week.
He will appear unmasked because The Stig is a BBC trademark.
'I'm delighted to be joining the Fifth Gear team,' he says. 'And I'm looking forward to a new set of exciting challenges...apparently with and without the helmet.
Former Formula Three star Ben was identified as The Stig last month after the BBC lost a High Court bid to block the publication of his forthcoming autobiography, in which he outs himself.
He is the second driver to take on the role - he slipped into the hot seat vacated by Formula 1's Perry McCarthy, 49, in 2003.
Top Gear bosses are expected to hire a new Stig now.
Fifth Gear starts on Friday 8 October at 7.30pm.



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