10/10/2011 Blue Peter


10/10/2011

The team go joke crazy as Helen launches an appeal for viewers' jokes. Plus, expect explosions galore as the team uncover the dynamite properties of baking products.


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Today, we'll be taking you backstage at the coolest music

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awards ceremony - the MOBOs. And we'll be seeing if Helen is

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funny enough to get into the CBBC Hello! What do you call two

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robbers? I don't know. A pair of knickers. What do call a man in a

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paper suit? Don't know. Russell. It wasn't that bad. If you want some

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really funny jokes, I want to show you where you can go to get them.

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Over 180,000 of you have already played this game on the CBBC

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website, it's called Crack-A-Joke. The game works like this. You can

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choose your favourite presenter, and then YOU decide what type of

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jokes you want them to tell. After the CBBC star has told the joke,

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its up to YOU to decide how funny the joke was. If you thought the

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joke was rubbish, then you can pelt the presenter with rotten tomatoes

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or custards pies! But if it made you laugh, you can throw roses.

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Everyone is in the game but I am not allowed to be, and that is not

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fair. You are not fully. At the moment, the powers that be have

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decided that I am not funny enough to be a character in the game but I

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am determined to get in! Over the next few weeks I am going to prove

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to you that I can be funny too! And to do that I've enlisted some

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expert help, please welcome funny man, James Campbell. Hello, James.

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Welcome to the show. I am going to need your help, OK? Already I can

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see there is a lot of work to be done here. Harsh, but probably true.

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What types of jokes get the biggest laughs? I don't know, I try to do

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jokes talking about me or life. If we are going to do joke jokes, we

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can do that. What do you call someone who really likes balloons?

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A balloonatic! For it is there a secret recipe for success? I think

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as long as it is true. Anybody can learn how to tell a joke - anybody

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except Holland. I like this guy. your guru, I think we should start

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looking at embarrassing things you have done in your life. I have

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plenty of them. I will help you find some funny stories. I think

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you will be wonderful. You're a television presenter, you can hold

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an audience. You can tell some funny stories about what you have

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done, couldn't you? Are want to be in the game, but telling jokes is

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not something I am comfortable with doing. But I want to learn, can I

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learn? I think you can learn to be funny. If you are not comfortable

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with doing it, you should do it and then we will find out. I am doing

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my one-man show, doing a tour in October and I am going to Reading,

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Leamington Spa, all sorts of exciting places, but on the

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Saturday I am going to Dulwich. It is a new festival for children. How

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about you come and do a five-minute open spot in my show? We can find

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out if you are funny and I will give you some coaching. We will

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turn you into a fully lady. Helen is going to get onto a stage

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and do the hardest thing in the world, make somebody laugh. There

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will only be about 500 people, children. This gets better for

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start I am in physical pain at the thought of that. You have seen me

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audition for singing, I can't do that kind of thing. This is

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different. I am going to take the challenge because I want to get

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into that game but I need your help. So send us an email and tell us

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what makes you laugh and what you find funny. We can do a little

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workshop before the show. When I work with children, I get them to

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tell their stories, and I find everyone has a funny story. You

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must have a funny story about your dog. For any accidents? Also you

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have done some wonderful sporting things, you must have had some

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embarrassing moments, things that have gone wrong. This is going to

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be some good television. Last week I went to the coolest music awards

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ceremony around - the MOBOs. Friend of the show Jessie J swept the

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board with a massive four awards. Professor Green showed me around

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backstage, and they have a catering van. Trust you to focus on the

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catering! I heard one of the coolest McLees, this is awesome.

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This is the MOBOs 2011. The Music Of Black Origin Awards is the

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largest urban American award ceremony. It is a major event in

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the international music Callander. Over the last 16 years, 250 awards

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have been given out, and 500 that have performed. This year, we get

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to go behind the scenes to find out what it is like to perform at the

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MOBOs 2011. With over 500 people working behind the scenes, this is

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an event worthy of international acclaim, and who better to lift the

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lid on what goes on behind stage than the legend professor Green?

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After winning the award in 2010, he is one of the UK's biggest rap

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artists. He has sold over 500,000 singles and has a string of awards

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under his belt. He has invited Blue Peter to hang out in his dressing

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room. This man is employed to sit and look chilled, it is a bit like

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when your grandmother get the dog. Your rise to fame has been rapid.

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Even though you have the talent to get there, you didn't always know

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that, did you? I was 18, which is quite a late start. Some people

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have had their first album out by then. My friends had been making

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music since they were 13. I got put on the spot, and everybody told me

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I was good at wrapping. I just started messing around with it from

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there. If we were to give you some words or props, could you make

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something of about them? If I don't know about that. What time is it?

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10 o'clock in the morning. See what you pull-out. That is me. Barney.

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Yes. It's 10 o'clock in the morning so what are my rhyming for? Stood

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here next to Barney, the dinosaur. I wear a lot so I make sure the

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ground I stand on his tough. This isn't quite Michael Jackson's bluff.

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Let's say we have a nine-year-old watching, wants to do your job,

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they think they can do it. What would you say to get them going?

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Practice makes perfect. You can always find new things to do with

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words. It is all about syllables, cue mirth, think outside the box.

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You are going to rehearse, so can we see you in action? We have got a

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massive stage. It is a massive room - do you feel daunted? I would hate

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not to feel nervous, I like feeling edgy, I like the adrenalin. We will

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let you get back to rehearsals. Thank you for your time. Don't get

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nervous. Now they are telling the lighting men to get ready. There

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are three separate desks that control nearly 500 lights. Here

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they go. That may look like it is

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controlling the space centre, but they are not controlling rockets,

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they are controlling the sound and lights. That is it, rehearsal done.

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How are you feeling? Really good. As long as I don't walk into the

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cameraman, we will be all right. Thank you. We will see you on the

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red carpet. The big night is finally here and we have a prime

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spot on the red carpet to do some celebrity spotting. I sat and

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watched the MOBOs by myself last year and nobody knew who I was. I

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have been nominated five times since then, performing, doing the

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red carpet. Dreams come true. fans are still loving me so it is

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nice to know. Every time I come on the red carpet it is excitement,

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flashing lights, the cameras. A let's leave the last word to

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Professor Green. I have got to pull it out of the bag tonight, haven't

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I? A little bit nervous but you Coming soon to Blue Peter - Premier

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League football has swap kicking for cooking for this year's Blue

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Peter appeal. That was such a cool night. When you have people

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performing live in front of you, the hairs on your back of your neck

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stand up. I just loved chipmunk, he was always excited. Anyway, let's

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get back to the Blue Peter appeal. Bake A Difference really can make a

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difference. Remember, the more items we have pledged on our

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totaliser the more money we can raise to help Children in Need.

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have been meeting a lot of cake, haven't you? I have, I look like a

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Victoria sponge. Later on, we will be seeing how the appeal is going,

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but now this is why you should get involved.

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Hello, I am Morley. I am nine years old. I live with my parents, my two

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sisters and my little brother. Although it doesn't always show on

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the outside, Molly has chronic arthritis and is in a lot of pain.

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Arthritis usually makes us think of old people, but Morley got this

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disease at just eight years old. The part of my body in pain are my

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fingers, my ankles, my toes, my wrists, sometimes my shoulders.

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Sometimes I have to sit out and I feel like it is not fair. It is

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hard to do my buttons up because my fingers can't bend very well.

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For when Molly found out that she had arthritis, she was in so much

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pain that she had to be carried to school and she was limping. She did

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not know what was happening and she found it really scary. I thought it

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could not be that bad, but when we saw the doctor and they told us

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that I had arthritis, I was quite surprised. Then I had to stop the

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medication. As well as regular hospital visits and daily

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medication, Molly needs two injections every week. Although

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they ease the pain, she really does but like it. I usually get quite

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anxious before. It makes it worse because I am more tense. It goes

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into the muscle and its sting sometimes. Afterwards, my mum and

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died usually cry about it. -- and five usually cry. If all their

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writing and typing can be painful, if Molly is now in touch with other

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children with the same condition, and that is thanks to a charity

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that is funded by Children In Need. Normally when the children are at

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school they have to sit out of the fun activities. But here the

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activities are planned and carefully supervised so that they

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do not have to sit out of fun things like this. He I am getting

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The weekend is a chance for children with arthritis to come

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away with their families and have fun with people that know exactly

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I can fly! You are good mates now because you have met through this

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event. Yes, we email each other every week to see how we are doing.

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Where I was going to have injections, Molly had had them

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before so she knew what it was. important is it to have days like

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this? And its call everybody is different to you and they can do

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things that you cannot do. -- at school. But here everybody has

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limits on what they can do. Chronic arthritis affects joints and organs

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inside the body so it is not always obvious to see how somebody is

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suffering. That is why it is great that these days exist and people

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can share their experiences to forget the pain that they feel.

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This is why baking for Children In Need can make such a difference to

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children like Molly and her friends. Let's get baking. And a huge thank-

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you to the guys that made that very special weekend. Did I hear you

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shouting that you wanted to get one of them? You did not look graceful

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but Molly looked like think about! The more items that you bake and

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sell, the more successful this appeal will be. Make sure you tell

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us what you pledge to bake at your bake sale when you e-mail us. We

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will add it to the totaliser. go to the totaliser now! I am

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breaking the set! Sorry. Lots of you have told us what you are doing.

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And Sir -- we have heard from somebody baking six gingerbread men,

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six Victoria sponge cakes, and lots of flapjacks. She made �117 last

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You are going to make four cupcakes, 16 be six and 12 -- 16 biscuits and

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12 muffins. You are going to eat two cupcakes but that is OK because

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he will take the money to the back straight away. And you are going to

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make 16 fruity bars. You like that one, don't you? I like the way that

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you say it! It should be in your stand-up routine. I'll have that

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and as they are having the sale outside their house. -- Oliver and

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jazz men are having a sale. They are going to put up posters to

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advertise. Advertising is important. The gap advertise here on national

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television! Alison is going to bake 120 cakes. 400 cupcakes will be

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bake by so Rena. 400! That totaliser must be creeping closer

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to the sky. Last week it was 1700. Shall we look? What is our

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totaliser are currently standing That has gone up by about 6000 in

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one week. That is amazing. Thank you so much. The more items that

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you pledge to bake, the more money we can raise. Please send us

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photographs of you having your bake sale. If you want to make a

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successful bake sale to raise money, then we have some top tips from our

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business guru Saira Khan. Holding a bake sale is like a business. It is

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all about making money, whether you do it alone will get together with

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others. This is what you need to run a successful bake sale.

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Successful business people need to identify their target market. You

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need to pick the right location to set-up your stall. Marketing is

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next. Advertise your bake sale in advance. Tan your family and

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friends about it. -- tell your family. Send out invitations, e-

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mails and texts. Think about your product. What can you sell? You can

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bake whatever you like, pizza or cupcakes. It does not have to be

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complicated but get creative. You need to get your recipe,

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ingredients and baking equipment. When you have got all of that,

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To set up stall you will need a table and some staff to decorate.

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Getting to collect the money. Some small change and some kitchen

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towels. On sale day, presentation is key. You have to be creative

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with your stall because the better it looks, the more customers you

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get, and that means more money. Don't forget to include dietary

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notices. How you price the cakes is important. It is best to put the

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prices in round numbers. You are ready to hold your Blue Peter bake

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sale. It is time to sell, sell, sell. I said sell, not eat your

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If you want to run a bake sale and make a difference for Children In

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Need, then you can find all of the information on the Blue Peter

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website. Go on, Bake A Difference. You heard what she said! You will

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have fun and you will get to eat cake, which we like, and help

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children around the country. I like cake! Tomorrow I am going to show

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you my sword fighting skills before taking to the red carpet with

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Orlando bloom. You have got that down! Stefan Gates will do anything

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with food to entertain. He is standing on real eggs! He will do

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something explosive. I cannot wait to see that. It is all in aid of

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our Blue Peter appeal, Bake A Difference. Explosive, I need to be

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