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London Fireworks on BBC a Bit Naff?

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So I tend to stay in and watch the fireworks each year - not really a party person.

But this year they were pretty awful - anyone agree?

There was a lot of black smoke obstructing the view from many angles, which I've not seen in previous years. It was likely from the fireworks but looked like smog - not the best advert for London/the country.

They usually do a good job so I'm not sure what went wrong this year.

Thoughts?

MeestairChrees
2 months ago
What do you think of this?
blacklabrador
blacklabrador2 months ago

I heard the smoke was due to the weather being too good (no wind to take the smoke away)

Usually London's fireworks are amongst the best, but this year they didn't seem that great.

For me, the accompanying music was all over the place, with no pattern or flow.

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees
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2 months ago

Yeah, other than a couple of very well timed bits of music, it didn't impress me either. Disappointing show this year.

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Jaymiesterjay
Jaymiesterjay2 months ago

I am in Doncaster the smoke was dreadful!! I never go out for New year's anyway and was snuggled up next to my daughter asleep by 10.30pm.......rock 'n' roll ✌🏻 ahaha

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ShellyAnn
ShellyAnn2 months ago

I thought it was the Australian wild fires as represented in the form of fireworks. 😀 To that end it worked. But in reality we thought they were a bit naff in my family. We didn't think the fireworks really fit the music and the football bit was just random. Not very good this year.

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees
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2 months ago

Yes, I heard that from someone I was with - they said oh looked like we were mocking the wildfires!

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees
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2 months ago

Oh and yes, also agree on the football, though I'm not a fan - didn't see the point, and embarrassing when we no doubt lose...

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SuzJ
SuzJ2 months ago

Yup. The music choices seemed a bit random too!

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RiannonWood
RiannonWood2 months ago

I only watch the specific firework part and i enjoyed it ive never seen it live however looks good but cant imagine the money soent on it

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