Oh tut! at the BBC

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Offline DoctorBeaver

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« on: 11/10/2007 20:51:35 »
I'm not impressed. In fact, I am seriously UNimpressed. I may even go so far as to say I am disgusted with Auntie Beeb.

"Why?", I hear you ask, "What has happened?". I shall explain.

There's a program on called "Waterloo Road". It's about a school. The deputy head was teaching a maths class. He wrote "1.618" on the board, pointed to it & said "Pi".

NOOOOO... pi is NOT 1.618!

The situation was retrieved to a certain extent when he started talking about the Golden Ratio - which is, indeed, 1.618 - but it wasn't quick enough to slip past the beaver  [;)]

How can the BBC have allowed such an error in the script to pass scrutiny? I shall write to the chairman. I shall write to The Times. There shall be questions in The House.
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« Reply #1 on: 11/10/2007 23:40:17 »
And i thought a pie came in tin foil, where have i been !

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« Reply #2 on: 11/10/2007 23:44:20 »
nice to see you back time cop! Long time no see!

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« Reply #3 on: 12/10/2007 00:03:48 »
I am glad to be back ! been very busy work and things, will try to pop in more often  [^]

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« Reply #4 on: 12/10/2007 00:06:53 »
Glad to see friendly faces welcome back!

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