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BBC Weather (TV)

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 16 May 2005.

  1. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    Just how much better is the weather forecasting now? :D You can actually see what is going on right over where you are!

    I used to god damn hate those stupid 'cloud' symbol things that they would place over the main regions, they pretty much told me nothing.

    edit - piccy of crappy symbols (left) and new (right):

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  2. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit Modder

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    OK then, take it the drugs are not working yet Rich ?
     
  3. :: kna ::

    :: kna :: POCOYO! Moderator

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    Wow, they still show weather reports on on the TV? ;)
     
  4. Herbicide

    Herbicide Lurktacular

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    That's the new stuff then? I didn't think they had it going yet.

    - H.
     
  5. :: vic ::

    :: vic :: Married to the Mod

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    I liked it back when they had the little cut outs of the symbols and had to stick them on the map as they went :D
     
  6. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    /me hugs firefox weather plugin
     
  7. Murdoc

    Murdoc Gas Mask..ZOMG

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    /me hugs Bindi and FF weather plugin (ForcastFox ;))

    'doc
     
  8. trigger

    trigger Procrastinator

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    That'll be the MET office's new NEC super computer then. Although at a paltry 1.9 TFlops, I still think I could do better!
     
  9. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    ...and I still remember the time when Bill Giles had problems with the word "FOG", and apologised at the end of the broadcast for the "F in fog"

    (...it helps if you say it out aloud... :hehe: )
     
  10. Guest-16

    Guest-16 Guest

    :blush:

    shush, you ;)

    :worried:
     
  11. Hiren

    Hiren mind control Moderator

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    Do people still actually watch weather reports? I always found them rather useless, I mean it's not like the weather ever changes much in this country, it's either rain with possibilty of sun. Or sunshine with a possibility of rain.

    Meh I'll stick with forecastfox and my window.
     
  12. acron^

    acron^ ePeen++;

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    West Midlands = Rain. There you go.
     
  13. kayone

    kayone Minimodder

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    I kinda liked the fluffy cloud symbols ;p
     
  14. planki

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    im quite liking my kapsules weather widget!!!

    but yeah i caught the news the other day it does look a lot better except the weather presenters look kind of funny and small walking around the map!!
     
  15. Dodge

    Dodge What's a Dremel?

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    The weather hasnt been to bad the last couple of days to be fair though
     
  16. ou7blaze

    ou7blaze sensational.

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    Yeh even weather over here is pretty much the same everyday...

    Either cloudy or cloudy with a bit of rain, but HOT everyday it sure as hell is HOT HERE HELPPPPPPPPPPP :jawdrop:
     
  17. Boldar

    Boldar Minimodder

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    Apparently, if you say "The weather tomorrow, will be the same as today." you'll be right 75% of the time. Seems like good odds to me.
     
  18. jezmck

    jezmck Minimodder

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    it certainly is better, but why the sludge brown?!
    (Paxman complained about that too)
     
  19. logan

    logan flashback!

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    Apparently it shows differences in light/shade better than green does.
    (so you can tell where it's sunny/cloudy)

    If it's 0 degrees today, and they say it's going to be twice as cold tomorrow, what temp will it be?
     
  20. [Jonny]

    [Jonny] What's a Dremel?

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    -17.77777777777778 degrees Celsius. :)

    The new weather is alright. I like the little shiny ball at the start of the weather program, though, the rest isn't really that pretty. :(
     

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