It's funny who you meet... Alvin how are you? Blog Discussion

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  • bridiej
    bridiej Posts: 5,775 Forumite
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    A prog with Martin and Alvin teaming up sounds like a fantastic idea, as they both cover different areas. Alvin certainly does seem like an interesting guy, I think the reason I like him is that he's been there himself so knows how it feels to have nothing.

    I just pop in now and then.... :)
  • System
    System Posts: 178,086 Community Admin
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    Alvin doing pain-full about managing your relationships and your personal impulses

    If Alvin can curb me of my personal impulses, i will eat my hat!!!:rolleyes:
  • Daniel_B
    Daniel_B Posts: 334 Forumite
    Brilliant - this would be the PERFECT combo I reckon :T

    In another thread, a while back, discussing Alvin Hall, I said I thought that both he, and Martin compliment each other perfectly, and I for one use both their approaches.

    Plus I think they both have superb presentation styles - maybe a 1 hour show, in segments for each of them would work fantastically - I'm all for it!

    Dan :beer:
  • bridiej
    bridiej Posts: 5,775 Forumite
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    They could have the first half hour with Alvin learning how to manage their spending and money, then finesse with Martin on how to save on their utilities etc etc.

    Sounds good to me! :)

    I just pop in now and then.... :)
  • lex
    lex Posts: 266 Forumite
    Wow that sounds like a fab idea for a programme....I would definitely tune in to that one.

    Hope the chat goes well...

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  • MSE_Martin
    MSE_Martin Posts: 8,272 Money Saving Expert
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    The other way round Bridiej. Always start with cutting your bills without cutting back. After that see if you need to do any cut backs. Hopefully you won't :)
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  • HLK
    HLK Posts: 978 Forumite
    Sounds like a great program.. especially if it was to air in the evening..

    Actually just reading MSE whilst listening to Alvin on Radio 2 - ( feeling a bit guilty).

    "Karma - it's a wonderful thing" - Just ask Earl!
  • Smiley_Mum
    Smiley_Mum Posts: 3,836 Forumite
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    I definitely watch a programme with Martin and Alvin Hall in it. I have books by both and I'd certainly watch. Half an hour each like Bridie mentioned above would be great. Alvin Hall is pretty good, and Martin too so the two together... would be brilliant. Who do we have to write to Martin? ;) If BBC1 was to run it say 7pm - 8pm, that would be good for me.
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  • ivyleaf
    ivyleaf Posts: 6,431 Forumite
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    This would be a great show! As long as it was shown in the evening though, as so many of us had to miss MMR.
  • Different opinions here then on who is best here then - Alvin or Martin.

    So as Harry Hill would say, there's only one way to sort it out - FIIIGGGHHTTTTT!!!!!!! :D:D:D
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