Episode 3 The Commute


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Ah, the morning routine - a couple of hours that brings

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half a million of us out and onto Northern Ireland's roads.

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It's rarely the highlight of anyone's day...

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Another day, another dollar.

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Another day, another tuppence ha'penny.

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Ready for another day in paradise.

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It can be a time to make wedding plans...

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I'm a bit frightened cos probably I'LL have to end up marrying you.

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..a time to make those final plans...

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When the two heels are kicked up, I have told her,

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you're to put me in a Batman suit.

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..and a time when all plans go out the window altogether.

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HE CHUCKLES

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So buckle up, everyone, as we take you on The Commute.

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THEY SQUEAL

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MUSIC: Sing by Ed Sheeran

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Hey! Hey!

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# Oh-oh, livin' on a prayer. #

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# Are you sorry we drifted apart? #

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-# It's raining

-Men

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# Hallelujah, it's raining men. #

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# I'll take you home again, Kathleen. #

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It's all about lurve for this morning's commuters.

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Over in Carrickfergus,

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11-year-old Leonardo has the whole relationship business worked out.

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If I would have a relationship, I'd make sure it's special.

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I can't have, like, ten special relationships.

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It just doesn't work like that.

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If you have the special relationship and then that person grows old

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and dies - yeah? - what stops that next relationship not being real?

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Because you can't get over your last relationship.

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Yes, it would take me a while. I'd probably take, like,

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two centuries to get over my one undying true love, but...

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You never know. In two centuries the Earth might not exist.

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Way to go, Leo! Cheery conversation on the way to school!

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See when I marry my farmer? I'll just have a small wedding.

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Me and her were in Balmoral Show and our eyes were like saucers,

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looking at the young fellas, all the young farmers.

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-Oh, my God!

-They were.

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Yeah, they were! Checked shirts, jeans and brown shoes.

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-Isn't that right?

-Yeah, that's right, Mum.

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And they're all going round looking at the masses.

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I'm going to find my husband at one of the Balmoral Shows.

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-I'm not joking.

-Is that why you always go?

-No!

-She goes every year!

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-She loves it. She does.

-I actually love it!

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Cos I'm going to be a farmer's wife when I'm older.

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And what if you get an auld boy? Does he have to be young or old?

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-Same age-ish.

-There's loads of people that marry out of their age.

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Wrinkles!

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Well, the thing about men...

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-Like, is that even an answer to that word - men?

-Kill.

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THEY CHUCKLE

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If tradition is not your thing, why not take a leaf out of Janet's book?

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It's tree-mendous.

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I was reading a magazine. There was an article in there about a woman

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who had fallen in love with a tree. He was called Tim.

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-Tim the tree?

-Tim.

-She wants to marry the tree. It's a true story.

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Isn't there some very odd people?

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# Cos if you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it

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# If you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it

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# Oh-oh-oh... #

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On their way to school in Newtownards, Bethany and Emily

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have thought this whole wedding thing through.

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What age do you want to get married at?

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Like, I don't know. 20...

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-Oh, I don't know, actually.

-I want to get married at 21.

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-I love that number.

-It's a good number.

-Oh, OK!

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-What made you want to propose at the age of four?

-I was stupid.

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-I didn't have a brain.

-But I assisted you.

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-I remember getting this little card.

-I remember you telling me, like,

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"Oh, Leo, you should even give her a ring."

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So you're dumb and you're dumber?

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-What did you do when you proposed to her, Gordy?

-What did I do?

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We just had a romantic meal and I proposed.

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-Did you go down on one knee?

-Aye, I was on the one knee.

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-Did she help you back up?

-THEY CHUCKLE

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I wouldn't want the whole down on one knee and definitely not

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-in public.

-Oh, no.

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Like, I rather would just be, like, driving and just be like,

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"Let's get married." Like, "All right."

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No, well, now, I don't want that but at the same time, I hate

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the thought of, like, a restaurant in front of loads of people.

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I hate the thought of somebody clapping at you.

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No, but, see, my thing is, if it's like, you're making

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the decision that you are going to get engaged or yous are going to get

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married... Like, I wouldn't want to be engaged just to be engaged for,

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like, ten years of my life.

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There's no point in that. I want to be engaged to get married.

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In East Belfast, Gary is saying "I don't" to Kathryn's "I do".

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Weddings are good. All those happy people, getting married.

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All committing themselves for ever.

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-Till death do us part.

-Yeah.

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What a load of auld shit.

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-Och, no! Listen, you'd love to be married.

-No, I wouldn't.

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-You would be married in the morning.

-No! Would you like to be married?

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-Oh, yes, absolutely.

-Would you? How big would the rock need to be?

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I don't think it's anything to do with the rock. I think we're...

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-I think we're getting too late, to be quite honest with you.

-Yeah.

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In Newcastle, Connor has an all-out equine theme for his intended.

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-How would you propose?

-Well, I know how she would want me to propose.

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-How would she want you to propose?

-Well, she's big into horses, like,

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so it would have to revolve around that somehow, in terms of

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getting a whole parade of them to spell out, "Will you marry me?"

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Sorry for the joke, man. She would say, "No-o-o-o!"

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THEY CHUCKLE

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-See, if a guy asked me to marry him in Disney, I'd cry so much.

-Same.

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I'll just marry, like, a Disney prince, like one of the...

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-..fake characters.

-OK, you.

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Of course, many of our commuters

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have already done the whole proposal thing.

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Just outside Randalstown, Sid is sharing his romantic side.

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So, tell me how you proposed to your first wife, then, lad.

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Oh, the first wife?

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-It was a tree hut.

-That...

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-In a treehouse.

-Well...

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There was, like, wee teacups and I had a teacup and I had a ring in it.

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-I just says, "Look, blah, blah, blah," and that was it.

-Lovely!

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Did your husband propose to you long before you were married?

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I was going out with my husband exactly a month when we got engaged.

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-Ooh!

-My goodness, isn't that wonderful?

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How did Robert propose to you, Maureen?

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One night during a week, a Wednesday night or whatever,

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and he was moving into a new flat in Limavady and that's where

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he proposed to me, in the new flat, and, er, of course,

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I wasn't particularly...

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I pretended not to be eager so, you know, I told him I needed

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time to think and one thing and another,

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so a few days later I get back and he asked again and then I said,

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"Well, yes, yes. If you insist, yes, I will."

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What did you do?

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-It's funny.

-So what did you do?

-The sun was setting to the east...

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And the waves were gently rolling, lapping against the shore.

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And I got down on bended knee and...

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..the children were there, and...

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It sort of worries me that the sun's setting in the east!

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I know, I was thinking that! Surely it should have been the west!

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-Not entirely sure...

-No, it was MY east.

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Well, I worked in Newry at the time and Ian was here and there.

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And he said he was coming down one evening or something and I says,

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"It's not your evening to come down."

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"No, I just want to come down." "What are you coming down for?"

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"I just want to come down." And I don't do surprises, as you know.

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Nobody can surprise me.

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I says, "Well, if you won't tell me what you're coming down for, don't bother coming down."

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He said, "I was coming down to ask you to marry me."

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"Right, OK, come on ahead down." And that was after six weeks.

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And 28 years later...

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When you know, you know!

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There was a couple that lived near my mother and they had been

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-"curting", as they call it in the country.

-Curting!

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"Are you goin' curting?"

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-And, anyhow, they had been going curting for 40 years.

-Oh, no way!

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And they met every night and, you know, in the country,

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they only went for a walk.

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They went all round the place and down and they walked...

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-They must've been very fit!

-Yeah, but wait till you hear!

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They walked and walked for 40 years, they did this,

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and one night he said to her, "Do you know what I'm thinking, Maggie?"

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And she says, "No."

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He says, "I think we've been walking the roads long enough,"

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he says, "I think it's time we settle down together."

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And that was his proposal to her to get married!

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Some parents are like, "Come on,

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"let's go, daughter, for a holiday to Pakistan." You're like, "Oh..."

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"Make sure you leave your job

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"and make sure that you say bye-bye to all your friends."

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"That's right, and bring your British passport."

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-"Make sure you bring your prettiest clothes."

-Yeah.

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-"Just in case."

-"I'd like you to meet..."

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"You might find someone, or we might find someone."

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"Your cousin. He works in a restaurant!"

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MUSIC: You've Got The Love by Florence + the Machine

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First comes love, then comes marriage,

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but for Gary in Belfast, there's an uneasy sense of obligation.

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I'm a bit frightened because probably I'll have to end up marrying you.

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-Well, there's always that.

-Yeah.

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I mean, if I don't get you married off soon, I'll maybe feel compelled.

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-Yes, but it would be a charitable act!

-Yeah!

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I'm all about the charity.

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We could have a good day out, at least.

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And the flowers would be like no other.

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-Oh, the flowers would be like no other.

-And the event styling,

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I mean, people would talk about it for years.

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-Indeed, it might be in Hello! magazine.

-It would.

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Or in Belfast it might be in Bout Ye! magazine.

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THEY LAUGH

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And like, what about a wedding? Would you want a huge wedding?

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-I've two ideals.

-OK.

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Kind of makes me like,

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Sometimes I'd be like, no, I don't want to be, you know,

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you're going to be the centre of attention because you're a bride.

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-Yeah.

-I'd just like somewhere, a two-day thing,

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not local but just a couple of hours away

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and you go down the night before and stay, like,

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you know, some nice wee cottage or something and have it like that.

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But then other times I'm just like,

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sure, rub it in people's faces, like, why not?

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What better reason?

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Most of the ones in work are getting married.

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So they've had it planned for, like, years and years,

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whereas when Pakistanis get married,

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like, we have the space of, like, 35 days to arrange

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-from the engagement...

-Yeah.

-..till the wedding.

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A lot of Pakistani people just go to find their next potential partner.

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I remember at...

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It was your wedding, one of the Asian aunties came over

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and was like, "Arousa, seriously, show me the potentials for my son."

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So I was like, "OK, follow me.

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"OK, table four, there's three people.

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"Table five, there's two."

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It's kind of like they organise and arrange it,

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you will get married to this person and that is the end of the story.

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Arranged marriages are maybe a good thing.

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A lot of people jump into marriages and relationships nowadays.

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You would know your child,

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you'd have a fair handle on who the other person was,

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as long as your intentions were honourable and you weren't thinking,

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some sort of financial reason behind it.

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People, like, they don't give any kind of gifts,

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they just give cash and then the Asians have an accountant counting,

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"This guy gave us 50 quid this year, we have to give him back 50 quid."

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-You know? What the heck is that all about?

-Or if you gave someone 100

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and then their son got married and they slip 20 in the card,

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-it's like...

-Oh!

-Oh!

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-Wow!

-Black mark.

-Burn, yeah.

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Our white Caucasian non-Asian friends are like,

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when you invite them, they're like,

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"Oh, I cannot wait to go for the cultural experience.

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"It's going to be wonderful."

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And when they arrive there and find out there's a closed bar...

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There's no alcohol!

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"Sorry, did I not tell you that no alcohol is being served?

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-"I'm so sorry."

-"We have Shloer."

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You know what, everybody goes to the wedding,

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all everybody wants is a drink.

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On a country road around Newtownards, Nathan and Robert

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aren't worried about who or indeed when they get married

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-but rather where.

-Would you not just go away to get married

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or what would you do? Would you stay at home or what would you do?

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Don't know, like. I don't think I would personally go away

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-to get married.

-I don't think I would either.

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You'd want, like, everybody to experience the day

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-and have a bit of craic.

-Sure, the boys need a bit of craic.

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-The boys need a day out.

-Need a good stag do too.

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If you feel like going away to get married, I'm available!

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Is that a hint?

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You can get married in Disney.

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-What?

-Can you actually imagine that?

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-I'm getting married in Disney.

-Same.

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-I'm getting married in Disney.

-Like, you can go up

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-to the castle in Florida.

-You know that's actually my dream?

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You turn up in Cinderella's carriage and the horses, like,

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with the white horses and all.

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-Does it actually say that?

-Yeah.

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-It's like, really expensive, obviously, but...

-I don't care.

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-Like, you only get married once. Well...

-Hopefully.

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-That's not always true.

-Yeah.

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-You know I've been married three times.

-Yes.

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So we'll just sort of brush over that, but the first time...

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SHE LAUGHS

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The first time I got married, right, I was pregnant.

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My dad said, "No, you don't need to get married."

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But his brother said, "No, you do need to get married."

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The upshot of it was we got married.

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There was five of us at the wedding

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and we went back to my Nanny Edwards's

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and we had fish paste sandwiches

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-and we had a little bit of a Victoria sponge.

-Isn't that lovely?

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And number two was...

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Do you know what, I don't even think he proposed, number two,

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but anyway, we got married, and that was nice. And my third marriage...

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-Right, right.

-My third marriage was...

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I shouldn't have got married, really. He was a lot, lot younger.

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About a week before we got married,

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we had this conversation to say, really, you know,

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"We shouldn't be getting married, this is all a big mistake."

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But so many people had put so much effort into it...

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-You had to go ahead.

-We didn't feel that we could not do it.

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-Let them down, yeah.

-So it lasted three years.

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Ah, who says romance is dead?

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Well, Aislinn over in Limavady does.

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After 20 years, generally you have your kids up by then.

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-Yeah.

-20, 21 years.

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There should be, once you hit that 21 mark, you say, "Right",

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and you can go.

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You don't have to say, "I'm leaving" or anything else,

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you can just leave. And that should be in your wedding vows.

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For better or for worse, till 20 years or death do us part.

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It's been a rocky road for celebrities in 2016

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with the loss of so many legends.

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In Belfast city centre, Bellal and Arousa are lamenting.

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This year, 2016, took Prince.

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-What is my Facebook feed...

-It kept Kim Kardashian.

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HE LAUGHS

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-Did you see the thing about Kanye West?

-No.

-Devastating news.

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He's still alive.

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-Did you not see that?

-No.

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But then people find out more whenever they die.

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-Me, myself included.

-That's right, you found out more about them.

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-David Bowie. Remember?

-David Bowie's music, yeah.

-And then after it,

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-you're like, you know...

-I knew him from the Labyrinth.

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I remember him from the Labyrinth.

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But he kind of freaked me out.

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And then Muhammad Ali, you know, like, fair enough,

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you remember him with his Parkinson's or whatever, but then

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when you see the footage of him when he was younger, he was gorgeous.

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-Yes.

-And you're like, "Oh..."

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-He had everything, didn't he?

-He did.

-He had beauty, brains.

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He was lovely.

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Ali was some boxer in his day, though, all the same.

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Aye, Ali was very good, now.

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A bit cocky, like, but...

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I think he was cocky, you know, but I think he also, you know,

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he seemed to have a good way with people too.

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What was it he said?

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Fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

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Aye, fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

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Or float, maybe, lads?

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On the back road from Lisburn to Belfast,

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Gerry is killing off people that aren't even dead yet.

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I was trying to figure out

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which one sort of affected me the most, not that really

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any of them should affect me, but...

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Was it not Cilla that affected you the most?

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Maybe.

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I was more sorry about, um...

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-Paul Daniels?

-Paul Daniels? God, I can't stand Paul Daniels.

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-No, I think it was...

-Prince?

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Was it your man Robinson?

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You know, that used to be the leader here, the Assembly leader?

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-Peter Robinson, is he dead?

-He's not dead.

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Did he not have a heart attack and die?

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He had a heart attack but he didn't die.

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-Was he the Sinn Fein leader, Peter Robinson?

-Ach!

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I thought he was dead.

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MUSIC: Do You Realize?? by The Flaming Lips

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All this talk of celebrity deaths

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has got our commuters thinking about their own mortality.

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# ..that everyone you know

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# Someday will die? #

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And in Newry, a subject that challenged some of humanity's finest.

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I would like to believe that once you die you go up

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and you meet your family who've died and all.

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So what do you do - go, sit, have a cup of coffee with them?

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I don't think they do Nescafe in heaven.

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Well, I always thought that when I died I would go to heaven...

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-Mm-hmm.

-..and I believed that you would join your husband.

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-Yeah.

-Well, I've divorced three, so which one would I meet?

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And to be honest,

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I really wouldn't want to particularly meet any of them

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because that's why I divorced them, so in a really serious...

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Especially if they owed you a lot of money.

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THEY LAUGH

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I'll tell you a story, sure, about my mother's belief. My granny...

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-Right.

-As soon as she died, a big smile came upon her face.

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Your ma's face or her face?

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-She believed that was her going to another place.

-Well, that's...

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I said, "Mummy, how would you know she was going to a good place?

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She says, "Well, Granny was like myself,

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-"she wasn't that well behaved all the time and all, but..."

-Oh, right.

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-She reckons...

-She believes that...

-Yeah.

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See while we're on the subject,

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what do youse think happens youse after you die? Truth.

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If you were a Christian man,

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you'd probably be thinking of going to heaven.

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-Well, you probably ARE going to heaven.

-No, I asked you what do you think.

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-Oh, what do I think, where I'm going?

-Uh-huh.

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Into the ground.

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-You know what I think happens when you die?

-What?

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You know when you're sleeping,

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-and you don't realise you're asleep?

-Yeah.

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I think it's just like that.

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Yeah.

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Well, as a Christian, I'm not afraid of death.

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I think it's a normal transition that comes automatically anyway.

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You accept whatever state you're in

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and certainly I have my will made

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and left lots of instructions, as usual, for my family.

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I've told them not to be sad but to...

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be thankful for the life that I had.

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MUSIC: Black Eyed Dog by Nick Drake

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# I'm growing old and I want to go home

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# I'm growing old and I don't want to know... #

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I would want a bit of a themed funeral.

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A favourite theme of mine would be Ghostbusters.

0:20:110:20:14

Can you imagine then I could come back and scare them all?

0:20:140:20:16

-Aye, you just sit up going, "Who you gonna call?"

-Yeah.

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For my funeral...

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You can get ecological banana-leaf coffins.

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I love bananas too. Wonder if you can get any of them in Tesco's,

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-out of the box.

-Aye, right enough.

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So I'm going to get that,

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and you can only get cremated in Roselawn in Northern Ireland.

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I know, but they keep saying they're going to bring one to Derry.

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Like, that's a good business venture.

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If I had the money, I would start a crematorium in Derry.

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-Everybody's dying to get in.

-They are!

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And see in the paper, they're dying in alphabetical order!

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Over to Joe and Connor in Newcastle for some classic...

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Joe and Connor in Newcastle.

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It should be an automatic opt-in. If you don't want to do it, opt out.

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Opt in...

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-Like, the donor...

-Oh, right, yeah.

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-But is it not already an automatic opt-in?

-No, you have to...

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You have to opt in if you want to do it.

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But was it not changed there that you automatically opt in,

0:21:090:21:12

-then you opt out?

-No, no.

-I thought that's what it was.

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-I think it's still being talked about.

-I thought that happened. No?

0:21:150:21:19

Pop me in the box, put down the lid,

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-couple of good strong nails and that's it, job done.

-Uh-huh.

0:21:230:21:27

And then take you up to Roselawn...

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Well, yeah, we'll have to pay for that bit.

0:21:290:21:30

And then where would you like the ashes?

0:21:300:21:32

The ashes, I think, just probably down at Helen's Bay beach.

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Oh, right, and then you'll forever be there.

0:21:350:21:38

-Just drift into the water.

-Yeah.

-Just drift in.

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Take a hell of a big tide!

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SHE LAUGHS SARCASTICALLY

0:21:430:21:46

I want to be all coiffured and lying there in state, actually.

0:21:460:21:50

Would you like your teeth shown or not?

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Would you like them to close your mouth or would you like to take the big teeth?

0:21:520:21:56

You'd be lying like this.

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Your big white teeth.

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THEY LAUGH

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like Mr Ed!

0:22:050:22:07

MUSIC: Tilted by Christine and the Queens

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# I'm actually good can't help it if we're tilted... #

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When the two heels are kicked up, I have told her,

0:22:130:22:16

"You're to put me in a Batman suit, I'm to sit up at an angle."

0:22:160:22:20

Why a Batman suit?

0:22:200:22:21

Just in case I have to fly somewhere.

0:22:230:22:25

-Why not a Batman suit?

-And I've told her to make sure

0:22:250:22:27

I'm buried with my watch, so I can tell the time.

0:22:270:22:29

Well, I mean, you have to die sometime, and when you get older

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you sort of accept dying, and why are we talking about death

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at this hour of the morning, going to work?

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Because we feel like death after that weekend we've had.

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Remember when I was talking this morning about Danny's funeral

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and one of the children had brought up this massive, massive,

0:22:480:22:51

massive photograph of Elvis because Danny was a big fan of Elvis

0:22:510:22:54

so it was sort of sitting on the altar,

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and I had all these friends that came from Lifeline to the funeral,

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and one of them later on said to me,

0:23:020:23:04

"Gerard, my God," he says,

0:23:040:23:07

"I could not believe how like your brother was to Elvis."

0:23:070:23:11

He says, "He was the spitting image of Elvis."

0:23:110:23:14

To this day I've never been able to say to him,

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"That WAS a picture of Elvis. That wasn't him."

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OK, everyone, hands up if your mum or granny does this.

0:23:230:23:26

-You love the death column.

-No, I do not love the death column.

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You love the death column.

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I've got to say, my mother reads the death column every morning.

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And then she will say, "Do you remember such-and-such?" No.

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"She went to your nanny's church." No. "Lived off Connsbrook Avenue.

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"Married to your cousin's brother's uncle's father..."

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No. No, I don't... "Dead."

0:23:450:23:47

Your mother's very funny.

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-She's very funny.

-I get that story too.

-Yes.

0:23:490:23:51

-"Dead."

-With me it's a wee bit longer, though.

0:23:510:23:53

"Remember him that was married onto her that used to live round there

0:23:530:23:56

"that used to work in the chippy with the red door

0:23:560:23:59

-"and then they used to go there..."

-No. No!

-"And then...

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"He was married onto her but then they had a blue door?

0:24:020:24:06

"Mary."

0:24:060:24:07

-No.

-"Ach, you know Mary."

-No idea who you're talking about.

-"Dead!"

0:24:070:24:11

No, no idea who you're talking about... "Dead."

0:24:110:24:14

All they ever talk about in Portadown is death.

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Every time I go down, either my mother has a list of who's dead...

0:24:170:24:21

Do you member the time we were up in the graveyard with her the last time, and she broke wind?

0:24:210:24:26

Well, she started at the grave, at my daddy's grave, breaking,

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and I thought, "Oh, God, I'm going to die,

0:24:300:24:32

"I'm not even going to let on I hear this."

0:24:320:24:34

And then, could she stop?

0:24:340:24:36

And then I just said to her, "Mummy, are you breaking wind?"

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But when I said that to her, she just went to hysterics laughing

0:24:400:24:43

and broke more, and broke and broke.

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Then she took, she run from that part of the graveyard

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right to the other side of the graveyard, the whole way

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I could see her running up right across the graveyard

0:24:510:24:54

and you could hear the wind coming out of her arse the whole way up

0:24:540:24:57

to the other side of the graveyard. It was disgusting!

0:24:570:25:00

-Like a machinegun!

-And all the size of her.

0:25:000:25:02

Then she's standing at the far side of the graveyard,

0:25:020:25:04

waving over at us as if to say, "I'm not coming back, I'm embarrassed."

0:25:040:25:08

It was like a machinegun.

0:25:080:25:10

And if it had been in 1970-something I'd have ducked.

0:25:100:25:13

That's enough talk about death.

0:25:150:25:17

Let's leave this commute, and indeed the series, on a high.

0:25:170:25:20

With our own version of a Queen classic, take it away,

0:25:200:25:23

the Commute class of 2016.

0:25:230:25:26

MUSIC: Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

0:25:260:25:29

# I see a little silhouetto of a man

0:25:290:25:31

# Scaramouche, Scaramouche can you do the Fandango?

0:25:310:25:35

# Thunderbolts and lightning very, very frightening me

0:25:350:25:39

-# Galileo

-Galileo

0:25:390:25:40

-# Galileo

-Galileo

0:25:400:25:42

# Galileo, let me go

0:25:420:25:44

-# Oh-oh

-O-oh

0:25:440:25:46

# I'm just a poor boy

0:25:460:25:47

# Nobody loves me

0:25:470:25:49

# I'm just a poor boy from a poor family

0:25:490:25:52

QUEEN: # Spare him his life from this monstrosity

0:25:520:25:55

# Easy come, easy go will you let me go?

0:25:560:25:59

# Bismillah!

0:25:590:26:01

-# No!

-We will not let you go!

0:26:010:26:02

# Let him go!

0:26:020:26:03

-# Bismillah!

-We will not let you go! #

0:26:030:26:06

Let him go, for God's sake!

0:26:060:26:07

-# We will not let you go

-Let him go!

0:26:070:26:09

# Will not let you go

0:26:090:26:10

-# Let him go!

-Will not let you go

0:26:100:26:12

# No-o

0:26:120:26:13

# Oh

0:26:130:26:14

# No, no, no, no, no, no, no!

0:26:140:26:17

-# Mama mia

-Mama mia

0:26:170:26:19

# Mama mia, let me go

0:26:190:26:20

# Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me

0:26:200:26:25

-# For me!

-For me!

0:26:250:26:27

# For me! #

0:26:270:26:29

Whoo!

0:26:300:26:32

I've come over all dizzy.

0:26:370:26:38

# So you think you can stone me and spit

0:26:380:26:41

# In my eye?

0:26:410:26:42

# So you think you can love me

0:26:440:26:46

# And leave me to die?

0:26:460:26:49

# Oh, baby

0:26:490:26:52

# Can't do this to me, baby

0:26:520:26:55

# Just gotta get out just gotta get right out of here

0:26:550:27:01

# Wa-wow, wa-wow

0:27:230:27:26

# Doo doo-doo

0:27:320:27:35

# Nothing really matters

0:27:350:27:38

# Anyone can see

0:27:380:27:42

# Nothing really matters

0:27:420:27:44

# Nothing really matters

0:27:460:27:49

# To me. #

0:27:490:27:53

Ssh.

0:27:550:27:56

Ssh! Ssh!

0:27:560:27:58

# Any way the wind blows. #

0:28:070:28:11

Whoosh!

0:28:110:28:13

-That was a bit of a crap ending, wasn't it?

-Mm-hmm.

0:28:130:28:16

# Sing with me, sing for the year

0:28:160:28:19

# Sing for the laughter sing for the tear

0:28:190:28:22

# Sing with me, just for today

0:28:220:28:25

# Maybe tomorrow, the good Lord will take you away

0:28:250:28:28

# Dream on

0:28:280:28:29

# Dream on, dream on

0:28:290:28:32

# Dream on

0:28:320:28:34

# Dream on, dream on

0:28:340:28:37

# Dream on, oh... #

0:28:370:28:42

A slice of Northern Ireland life as everyday commuters discuss love, marriage and death as they head to their daily destinations.


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