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any other posters find johanna griggs annoying?

she is a great presenter on better homes and gardens,but i find her so annoying presenting tennis,she has no tennis knowledge and at times seems to have no idea what she is talking about! thank god she isnt commentating! maybe she comes at a discount price!
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old Jan 7th, 2007, 05:35 AM
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Tell me about it! I still remember during the Australian Open 2005 she announced that the Womens final was coming up by saying "Next the Women's Final between Lindsay Williams & Serena Davenport". I can't remember whether she correct herself or not She is fine on other programs, just the tennis doesn't seem to be her forte. She also said something about one of the cameramen that year who's name must have been Tim, she mentioned him as "Tim the Toolman Tailor" before saying "Woops" and correcting herself

It gave us a laugh though, we still recall the Lindsay Williams one and laugh our arses off
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Who is Johanna Griggs?
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She's an Australian presenter and TV personality I guess you would have to call her. She was a professional swimmer when she was younger, but now she's a mum. This thread really only applies to Australians, I don't think anyone from overseas would know about her.
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I really dislike Griggs, she is an ok presenter at times.
But at times it just seems like shes saying things and hoping its right!

And she repeats herself and other people so much, and says the most obvious things at times, it really annoys me!

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Tell me about it! I still remember during the Australian Open 2005 she announced that the Womens final was coming up by saying "Next the Women's Final between Lindsay Williams & Serena Davenport". I can't remember whether she correct herself or not She is fine on other programs, just the tennis doesn't seem to be her forte. She also said something about one of the cameramen that year who's name must have been Tim, she mentioned him as "Tim the Toolman Tailor" before saying "Woops" and correcting herself

It gave us a laugh though, we still recall the Lindsay Williams one and laugh our arses off

wish I could see it on youtube.com
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She needs to stick to lifestyle shows.

She is an absolute shocker with names and has zero tennis knowledge. Prime almost need to brief her for a month prior to the event or get Kylie Gillies to host the coverage full time!
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i think kylie gillies is cool, also i do like griggs, but meh i got no probs with it im jus there watching the tennis, least shes not commentating then if she was then id wounder wat shes doing. but meh i got no probs with her =)

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post #10 of 23 (permalink) Old Jan 7th, 2007, 10:02 AM
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Kylie Gillies is quite good, I enjoy watching her, on sunrise too Except the people on Sunrise seem to annoy me, especially Mel & Kochie, Mel is way too happy all the time, and Kochie is just playing up to the stereotype that he thinks will make him look more "blokey". Nat is funny, good ole Nat, love down to earth people like her. But meh, wtf am I doing here analysing the sunrise crew. I think I've been "waking up with friends" way too often, non-Australians may get a little freaked out by that last comment.
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Kylie Gillies is quite good, I enjoy watching her, on sunrise too Except the people on Sunrise seem to annoy me, especially Mel & Kochie, Mel is way too happy all the time, and Kochie is just playing up to the stereotype that he thinks will make him look more "blokey". Nat is funny, good ole Nat, love down to earth people like her. But meh, wtf am I doing here analysing the sunrise crew. I think I've been "waking up with friends" way too often, non-Australians may get a little freaked out by that last comment.
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Alan Stone bugs the crap out of me far more than Johanna Griggs does. He doesn't shut up and most of what he says is dribble. Like Tim Ryan who commentates in the US but he sounds like a robot.
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this comes up every year........

lol yes she is not very bright when it comes to tennis, but she's only the host anyway.

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Alan Stone... oh yes, I know the one. He commentated Chris's final with Bruce McAvaney, I don't mind Bruce, but not as a tennis commentator, but then again I wasn't really listening to their commentary during the final
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I think Aussies may get freaked out by that
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