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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 9th Aug 18, 11:27 AM
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    Strictly 2018!
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    • 9th Aug 18, 11:27 AM
    Strictly 2018! 9th Aug 18 at 11:27 AM
    First competitors named:

    Ashley Roberts from !!!!!cst Dolls

    Dr Ranj Singh from This Morning.

    Definite signs of. autumn in the air. Here we go, folks.
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    • Cocketts
    • By Cocketts 9th Aug 18, 12:47 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 12:47 PM
    *waves to Polly*
    I can't believe it's come around already!
    Looking forward to the darker evenings and hoping I know a few more of the celebs this year!!
    (I have been with you over the years as Lillibetdripping, but had to change my username)
    Everything will be alright in the end - and if it's not alright, it's not the end ........
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 9th Aug 18, 3:30 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 3:30 PM
    Hiya, and good to read you, lillibet!

    Of course, the cat name fell foul of the censor.

    I don't know either of these two. Hoping for a hunky sportsman again. Mike Philips has just retired from first class rugby, so he's a possibility.
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    • jackieblack
    • By jackieblack 9th Aug 18, 7:36 PM
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    • 9th Aug 18, 7:36 PM
    Have subscribed
    Thanks for starting the new thread pollypenny
    Not a huge fan of the drawn out preamble and the 'drip feeding' of celebrities - but enjoy it once the series starts properly (I don't count the 'matching up the pairs' show)
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 10th Aug 18, 8:03 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 8:03 AM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 8:03 AM
    I quite enjoy the speculation, as there seems to be a list of types to tick off:

    BBC person. - Steph from Breakfast would be good.
    An oldie
    A soap actor. Etc
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 10th Aug 18, 2:34 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 2:34 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 2:34 PM
    I forgot the former boy-bander!


    And here he is - Lee Ryan of Blue. Mrs Ryan will be pleased.
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    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 10th Aug 18, 9:46 PM
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    • 10th Aug 18, 9:46 PM
    No celebs are fully confirmed as yet. Starting to reveal one by one on Monday (13th) to end on One Show on Fri 24th with the last three.
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 11th Aug 18, 7:38 AM
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    • 11th Aug 18, 7:38 AM
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    • 11th Aug 18, 7:38 AM
    No celebs are fully confirmed as yet. Starting to reveal one by one on Monday (13th) to end on One Show on Fri 24th with the last three.
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble


    Okay, I'll consider my hand slapped then, shall I?
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 12th Aug 18, 8:30 PM
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    • 12th Aug 18, 8:30 PM
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    • 12th Aug 18, 8:30 PM
    A number of potentials mentioned in today's papers.

    I'd better hold my fire, though.

    Although one of my first speculations was mentioned.........


    It all feels so autumnal. University Challenge started weeks ago.
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    • Mrs_Ryan
    • By Mrs_Ryan 13th Aug 18, 1:00 AM
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    I forgot the former boy-bander!


    And here he is - Lee Ryan of Blue. Mrs Ryan will be pleased.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Mrs R is ridiculously excited

    Not a fan of Strictly usually but I will be glued to it this time!
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 13th Aug 18, 8:20 AM
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    Dan Walker and Louise Minchin really hamming it up.

    And it's Katie Piper as the first official one.
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    • jackieblack
    • By jackieblack 13th Aug 18, 8:30 AM
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    And it's Katie Piper as the first official one.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Don't know anything much about her beyond 'the headlines', seems pleasant enough
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 13th Aug 18, 1:09 PM
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    Bit in The Mirror saying that the potentials have been given vice names of cheeses.

    Look out for Gouda, mozzarella and feta. Lee Ryan is Roquefort, apparently.
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    • jackieblack
    • By jackieblack 13th Aug 18, 6:59 PM
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    Two more about to be announced on The One Show...
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    • jackieblack
    • By jackieblack 13th Aug 18, 7:16 PM
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    Faye Tozer from Steps
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    • jackieblack
    • By jackieblack 13th Aug 18, 7:25 PM
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    And... Danny John Jules (actor - Red Dwarf, Death in Paradise)
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 13th Aug 18, 9:55 PM
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    Interesting that Danny called himself 'a dancer' when he said George Michael wasnted some.
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    • Mrs_Ryan
    • By Mrs_Ryan 13th Aug 18, 10:04 PM
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    Bit in The Mirror saying that the potentials have been given vice names of cheeses.

    Look out for Gouda, mozzarella and feta. Lee Ryan is Roquefort, apparently.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    I am allergic to cheese so had to google that
    Blue cheese- very good
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    • davidrpj1
    • By davidrpj1 14th Aug 18, 9:06 AM
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    Some YouTube star called Joe Sugg is next...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-45168010

    No, me neither.
    Last edited by davidrpj1; Yesterday at 9:14 AM.
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