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    What's a rigger?
    Riggers normally work in construction or heavy industry. They hold a high risk workers ticket and normally work with ropes for lifting with cranes or steal erecting or high risk activities where erecting or shifting stuff is required. My hubby is a rigger in high voltage powerlines and supervises the wires being put on by helicopter and securing to the steel pylons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilypily View Post
    Riggers normally work in construction or heavy industry. They hold a high risk workers ticket and normally work with ropes for lifting with cranes or steal erecting or high risk activities where erecting or shifting stuff is required. My hubby is a rigger in high voltage powerlines and supervises the wires being put on by helicopter and securing to the steel pylons.
    That's a bit more fancy than just a rope access technician! And I have seen that helicopter power line stuff on tv omg it looks terrifying!
    My DH used to be a rope access technician - they work at heights where you can't get to with normal equipment so often abseil down large structures and do maintenance/inspections on concrete and steelwork on buildings, oil rigs, construction sites etc. It's often a qualification that's added on to a trade. DH loved it

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    Does anyone elsefeel it's not right that Alex could leave her 5 year old for 3 months for a reality tv show? 5 is so young it would have really unsettled that poor boys little world 😢

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    Quote Originally Posted by button2012 View Post
    Does anyone elsefeel it's not right that Alex could leave her 5 year old for 3 months for a reality tv show? 5 is so young it would have really unsettled that poor boys little world
    I think the filming goes on for only 6 weeks... It's no different to what a kid in a FIFO would experience

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    They mentioned several times that filming was 3 months, so I don't think it's 6 weeks although they squeeze the season into 6 weeks..

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    I don't think it's wrong necessarily.. I depends a lot on what the child is used to, I mean obviously he still has his dad around, and he would be in school most of the time anyway and have grandparents there.. And used to his mum working full time. There are some children who have parents who work in defence and don't see their parent for months at a time.

    Anyway, I don't think Alex would have done anything without considering what was best for her child. Personally I couldn't be away from my kids for more than one night. Each to their own.

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    Ah it's definitely 12 weeks.
    Sure you can see it in the girls, they all put on a bit of weight in the house, funny that the bachies never do though.
    I wonder what the set up is, you'd hope the girls have a gym but I've heard they do all sorts of things to provoke , like starve them, ply the drink in, keep filming in to the late hours, all to keep emotions high.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phony View Post
    Ah it's definitely 12 weeks.
    Sure you can see it in the girls, they all put on a bit of weight in the house, funny that the bachies never do though.
    I wonder what the set up is, you'd hope the girls have a gym but I've heard they do all sorts of things to provoke , like starve them, ply the drink in, keep filming in to the late hours, all to keep emotions high.
    Ugh! That's awful!

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    There's a show called unReal and it's based on a 'bachelor' type show and what happens behind the scenes with the producers etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caketin View Post
    There's a show called unReal and it's based on a 'bachelor' type show and what happens behind the scenes with the producers etc.
    On free to air, fox or Netflix?


 

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