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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Achtung Englander » Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:07 pm

They were there for about....3 hours ?
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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Raid » Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:48 pm

Tom and Sabrina must be being kept because of their business plans, surely. Jasmine would have been my last pick for a firing this week; I really don't see how concentrating on the corporate client was a failing - she made an excellent point in that they knew what their client's tastes were and their budget, whereas the public could want anything. It was a mistake sending away the two that had met them on day one, and selling one of the pieces they were interested in while they were considering it, but I don't think those things were mentioned in Sugar's closing speech.

Daniel outdid himself this week; I didn't see him lasting long at the start, but he clearly did well. He clearly let the artist's comments go to his head though, and some of his blagging was embarrassing... until it worked. Further proof if any were needed that I don't really understand the art world.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Sly Boots » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:00 pm

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I think Daniel's pretty good. Seems to get on with everyone and approaches everything with a positive mindset - could see him getting to the final.

Him and Jackie seem to be the most capable two left in the show I reckon.
Sian's my pick to win it. Has just been very capable all the way through the process without having to make everything all about her.

I like Tom but not sure he's got the business acumen to go all the way.

Jackie gets on my tits if I'm honest.

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Post by Sly Boots » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:02 pm

Raid wrote:
Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:48 pm
Tom and Sabrina must be being kept because of their business plans, surely. Jasmine would have been my last pick for a firing this week; I really don't see how concentrating on the corporate client was a failing - she made an excellent point in that they knew what their client's tastes were and their budget, whereas the public could want anything. It was a mistake sending away the two that had met them on day one, and selling one of the pieces they were interested in while they were considering it, but I don't think those things were mentioned in Sugar's closing speech.

Daniel outdid himself this week; I didn't see him lasting long at the start, but he clearly did well. He clearly let the artist's comments go to his head though, and some of his blagging was embarrassing... until it worked. Further proof if any were needed that I don't really understand the art world.
Daniel would really annoy me, I think, if it wasn't for Karen Brady's comment on last week's You're Fired that he's very conscious he's talking bollocks most of the time and has commented on it himself off-screen. If he was somehow under the self-delusion he has the gift of the gab I wouldn't care for him at all. But if he's knowingly blagging it that can be quite funny.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Raid » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:07 pm

I don't think I could stand to be around many of the candidates if I'm honest. Tom sounds laid back enough, but anyone that continuously speaks as if they cannot possibly be wrong would annoy me very quickly.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Snowy » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:51 am

Standard outcome (late watching it :) ) - appeal to Sugar's self-made barrow-boy-done-good roots like Tom(?) did and you avoid the axe. Also Sugar has a history of disliking overly corporate individuals.
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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Wrathbone » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:27 pm

Things I didn’t expect to see tonight: an inflatable vagina chair being sold for £76.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Raid » Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:15 pm

Man, my two picks for finalists gone in the same episode. I figured Tom would be gone if he lost, but I wasn't expecting him to not even get a word in.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Maturin » Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:24 pm

I'm really struggling now with the cringe, more than ever. I just want to make it to the interviews episode to see them eviscerated by Claude.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Sly Boots » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:39 am

That was pretty cringey viewing, even for me. All good entertainment, though.

I did think Tom would be lucky to go all the way, for me he's lacked any kind of personality throughout and that task just exposed that brutally. His biggest error I feel was putting himself (and to a lesser extent Khedija) on the presenting team. Only £130-odd the difference between success and failure and having someone like Jackie on-screen could have made that difference. Jackie has been really tactical at last a couple of times now in putting other people's heads on the block, so can't really argue with Sugar's decision there, even though it likely ultimately coming down to keeping the two candidates he feels he can have the biggest impact on should they win.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Rusty » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:29 pm

Sly Boots wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:39 am
even though it likely ultimately coming down to keeping the two candidates he feels he can have the biggest impact on should they win.
Or as he put it most likely to be acorns he can make into oak trees. I think he called jackie a sapling or something :)
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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Snowy » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:38 am

Anyone else think someone called Khadija should look like this?

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No? Just me then.
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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Raid » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:43 am

"Khadija has argument if you have the coin."

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Wrathbone » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:38 am

Fortune smiles upon this meeting, Lord Moonsugar.

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Re: The Apprentice 2018

Post by Maturin » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:06 pm

My god, how tone-deaf are they to fail to see that packaging was never gonna fly? :lol:

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