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Author Topic: The Great Model Railway Challenge  (Read 4649 times)

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #150 on: October 12, 2018, 06:57:56 pm »
Nah, won't be that, Tunnel Bear should be fool proof, but I'm afraid I'm not sufficiently au fait with it to offer much help. I've always used the iOS app rather than the PC application. No need to keep clearing cookies or anything though - it's setting up a VPN to effectively connect you to another computer in the UK, so not browser related. I imagine it'll be somewhere in your system VPN settings.

njee, thanks for the added information. My daughter has used TunnelBear for a long time, but she told me today that it stopped working for her, also. I'll try again another time and let you know if it ever works.

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #151 on: October 12, 2018, 07:05:49 pm »
How strange, could be something from your internet provider blocking it. Sorry it didn’t work - hope you find another solution!

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #152 on: October 12, 2018, 09:07:10 pm »
Much better this week I thought, some impressive modelling from all the teams.

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #153 on: October 12, 2018, 09:55:00 pm »
Much better this week I thought, some impressive modelling from all the teams.

thoroughly agree, much less tat, and three great layouts, overall very impressed, and if the Walford track had been better, it would have been a very difficult decision, but the best team won.
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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #154 on: October 12, 2018, 09:58:32 pm »
Much better this week I thought, some impressive modelling from all the teams.

thoroughly agree, much less tat, and three great layouts, overall very impressed, and if the Walford track had been better, it would have been a very difficult decision, but the best team won.
Yep I agree, far far better this week. It was about modelling this week! And there was even some 9 mil track!!

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #155 on: October 12, 2018, 10:52:17 pm »
Excellent programme this week. And the best team won.

Even the silly challenge was of interest.

And not so much “What’s going on?” As “Woks going on?” ;)

This series is growing on me.
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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #156 on: October 12, 2018, 10:58:10 pm »
as mentioned already, this show was much better tonight - slicker, better modelling and no arrogant plonkers! Really enjoyed it

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #157 on: October 12, 2018, 11:17:11 pm »
As one of the few who thought better thoughts about last week's episode, even I thought this week's episode was an improvement. Viewership in the 'talisman household' increased by 50% this week, as No.1 daughter is an avid 'Whovian' so was very interested in all things Dalek and Cybermen that was going on...

Quite a close-run thing this week and the viewing public agreed with the final result by a score of 3-0. Roll on next week!
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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #158 on: October 12, 2018, 11:51:58 pm »
This weeks show was a improvement on the first one, and again I think the right group won.
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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #159 on: October 13, 2018, 04:22:08 pm »
I actually  met  Callum @ The  Wells railway  show and  his  WW1 layout   was  abs  superb,  especially the painting of the soldiers !

Abs  magnificent..  WD  Youth!
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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #160 on: October 13, 2018, 04:59:04 pm »
First task has to be being able to efficiently run trains, only 2 teams managed that (despite team names!) but what the eventual winners managed in 3 days was absolutely excellent, I have not managed to achieve that in 3 years!

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #161 on: October 13, 2018, 06:30:05 pm »
I watched yesterdays show on catch up today,  I was impressed with the winning model and they deserved to win. The so called track experts made the basic mistake of putting the two tracks too close to each other on the curves which is unforgivable, especially calling your selves experts lol. Overhaul I enjoyed watching the show, after the slagging of the first show, I may not bother watching that. Looking forward to next week and hoping that it improves even more. The walking show on after on the old railway lines looks good too, I need to watch that being a avid walker.
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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #162 on: October 13, 2018, 08:40:07 pm »
A big improvement on the first one but still it's only raised itself to mediocre IMO. Some good modelling to be seen but some of the animations were pretty naff and to not lay track correctly on a national TV competition is nigh on unforgiveable :unimpressed:
All I can say is the better team won.
Just my opinion.

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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #163 on: October 13, 2018, 09:07:47 pm »
The Eastenders layout had 3rd rail fitted, unlike the suburban Daleks!

Did I gather it was filmed at Farley Hill?
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Re: The Great Model Railway Challenge
« Reply #164 on: October 14, 2018, 09:19:47 am »
Annoyingly, after I'd rather surprisingly looked forward to watching the latest episode on catch-up, when I tried to do so the morning after it was on, I found that Channel 5 don't put their programmes up until after the second scheduled free-to-air broadcast.

Which means I have to wait a few more days. What a pain!

Why do they do this? It's not like you can skip the ads on catch-up, and it's included in viewing figures.

I'll still watch it tho. Haven't read this thread between then and now just in case there are spoilers.

 

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