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Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: sucks ()
Date: May 04, 2009 05:08PM

Pat Collins has to be the most annoying reporter i have ever come across. He makes everything sound like some sort or soap opera mystery when he talks by pausing every half sentence.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: TCF ()
Date: May 04, 2009 05:12PM

Did you catch the anniversary tribute the rest of the NBC reporters did about him last year? Hilarious. I'm with you on him being an annoying reporter... it's all the pauses he puts into the narrative that sends me over the edge.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Destro ()
Date: May 04, 2009 05:35PM

Oh god, I can not stand that guy, he is so fucking annoying. He talks like William Shatner had a stroke.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: fairfaxdude ()
Date: May 04, 2009 05:47PM

Destro Wrote:
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> Oh god, I can not stand that guy, he is so fucking
> annoying. He talks like William Shatner had a
> stroke.


+1 LOL...perfect!

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Clobbersaurus ()
Date: May 04, 2009 05:52PM

Destro Wrote:
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> Oh god, I can not stand that guy, he is so fucking
> annoying. He talks like William Shatner had a
> stroke.


What...are you....talking...about? Shatner.....is...a rock-et-man

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Predator Obama ()
Date: May 04, 2009 05:56PM

I just like his hats

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: TomMadison ()
Date: May 04, 2009 06:06PM

Over the past few years NBC4 has been cutting costs and on-air talent took a large hit here. George Michaels was probably the most visible, but a lot of long-time stafers were let go. I suspect that the only reason Pat Collins is still around is that his salary is pretty low and you could not replace his knowledge of the area at a similar price.

However, every time one of his stories comes on the air my wife and I cringe. His delivery is beyond painful and his awkward grammar really makes me wonder if he has pictures of Jim Vance having sex with a goat somewhere that allows him to remain employed.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Howie Feltersnatch ()
Date: May 04, 2009 06:20PM

Definitely the most annoying reporter ever. I can't stand his annoying, stilted delivery:

"They say...I'm the most annoying reporter. They say...I should be dragged out and shot. They say...I flunked out of reporter school. They say...I'm a waste of flesh. Find out the truth...tonight at eleven."

I'd rather lick a hobo's sweaty nutsack than watch that dweeb "report."

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Ruckin' Muthas Y'all ()
Date: May 04, 2009 06:24PM

Jim Vance. Now that's one cool mutha-rucka.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: TCF ()
Date: May 04, 2009 06:31PM

Jim Vance is great - even though you can hear his dentures rattling around in his mouth half the time. "Thisch is Jim Vansche"

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: 70chip ()
Date: May 05, 2009 12:17AM

I don't mind Pat Collins.. He's been on WRC since I could walk. He's gets all the grisley murder scene assignments... He's like death.. If he comes to your neighborhood, then you know someone on the street got axed. The reporter that drives me insanse is that flaming tinkerbell Will Thomas on WTTG. He is the epitamy of scratch the surface newsbite journalism. Fox5News is for degenerates.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: il ()
Date: May 05, 2009 12:18AM

Pat Collins is great, few people can actually make the news interesting like he does, he has his own style and good for him

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: having seen him shopping in MD ()
Date: May 05, 2009 12:50AM

yes he talks like that in person

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: sheesh ()
Date: May 06, 2009 11:06PM

Can Pat Collins make his stories anymore dramatic???? He is the biggest goofball on tv and doesn't have a cool bone in his body. Major dorko! Someone throw that dude a retirement party!

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Clobbersaurus ()
Date: May 07, 2009 02:18AM

sheesh Wrote:
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> Can Pat Collins make his stories anymore
> dramatic???? He is the biggest goofball on tv and
> doesn't have a cool bone in his body. Major
> dorko! Someone throw that dude a retirement
> party!


More like it's time to put old yeller down.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Kenny_Powers ()
Date: May 08, 2009 04:24AM

sucks Wrote:
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> Pat Collins has to be the most annoying reporter i
> have ever come across. He makes everything sound
> like some sort or soap opera mystery when he talks
> by pausing every half sentence.

holy shit, i havent watched local news in a long time so i forgot about this douche.... but jesus christ, he may be the biggest idiot ive ever seen on tv. His made for tv hallmark movie could be played by william shatner.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Polymerase chain reaction ()
Date: May 08, 2009 02:18PM

He reminds me of that Simpsons episode where Bart becomes a sap 'journalist' reporter for KidsNews, and he steals all the fame and attention from Lisa who is trying to do real news.

Corporate news is such a sham.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Kenny_Powers ()
Date: May 09, 2009 06:45AM

Polymerase chain reaction Wrote:
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> He reminds me of that Simpsons episode where Bart
> becomes a sap 'journalist' reporter for KidsNews,
> and he steals all the fame and attention from Lisa
> who is trying to do real news.
>
> Corporate news is such a sham.


oh damn, thats dead on

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: My Dog Could Do Better ()
Date: May 09, 2010 12:27AM

sucks Wrote:
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> Pat Collins has to be the most annoying reporter i
> have ever come across. He makes everything sound
> like some sort or soap opera mystery when he talks
> by pausing every half sentence.


Collins in an absolute moron.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: fajo ()
Date: May 09, 2010 10:27AM

Lindsay Czarniak is the hottest girl on TV. She's my dream girl.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Warhawk ()
Date: May 09, 2010 10:51AM

The only thing worse than Pat Collins is Pat Collins reporting on a 1" snowstorm at the corner of some major intersection. Fuck that guy.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: ha ()
Date: May 09, 2010 10:54AM

Warhawk Wrote:
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> The only thing worse than Pat Collins is Pat
> Collins reporting on a 1" snowstorm at the corner
> of some major intersection. Fuck that guy.


+1

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: robonscanner ()
Date: May 09, 2010 02:47PM

holy shit, i havent watched local news in a long time so i forgot about this douche.... but jesus christ, he may be the biggest idiot ive ever seen on tv. His made for tv hallmark movie could be played by william shatner.
I saw this guy last week on a vehicle cave in at Cameroon station near Van Dorn and Duke st. You guys are right. He was stopping and growling about some Asian dude that drove an SUV in to a house next to his house. He kept on pausing and growling. I was like; dude that is nothing. That happens about 2 times a day in somewhere in the metro area. I think since he is general assignment he may just get pay on stuff that gets on the air. He probably needed to make some sort of payment. He just went after the first cave in he could find. I did notice that he wears this make me tall shoes.
You can tell because of the kind of shoes and because there is no way that his toes can be 4 inches thick. Even with the special lift, he is 5' 1 tall.
Will Thomas is cool. I know what he is, at leas he speaks like a normal dude. He does look ok on his pink shirt. I truly don't like Collins. I thought it was just me. Now I know, I'm not going crazy.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: I Voted for Clinton ()
Date: May 09, 2010 10:59PM

NBC4 has to really pull all the stops by including dynamo Pat Collins because they are up against Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Johnny Walker ()
Date: May 09, 2010 11:00PM

Destro Wrote:
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> Oh god, I can not stand that guy, he is so fucking
> annoying. He talks like William Shatner had a
> stroke.


This is the most perfect thing ever.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Lake...Big Lake ()
Date: July 03, 2010 08:19PM

Pat Collins is really, really bad. If you like listening to him, I suspect you are 1) him 2) him 3) him 4) a troll from FFXU who's upset that Pat gets to work for the same place as Lindsey Czarniak.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Whatever2444 ()
Date: July 04, 2010 01:17PM

1) I never liked Collins. No specific reason as to why, I just never did.
2) The Jim Vance FailBlog photo made me crack up.
3) Lindsay Czarniak is one of the hottest women to have ever given my TV/computer screen the honor of showing such beauty.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: achyhead ()
Date: July 04, 2010 10:40PM

So how does he keep his job? Does he do it for free?

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Unfair ()
Date: September 01, 2010 11:47AM

Can you please investigate how Mayor Fenty treats his government employees? If you send him an email or talk to him about any gov't issues, he does not respond what so ever. How do you ignore the people that serve the city you run?? Alot of DC Government Officials are friends with him and his family so he looks out for them.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Capt. Obvious ()
Date: September 01, 2010 12:36PM



See Pat at :30

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: not Mrs Collins ()
Date: September 01, 2010 03:59PM

Actually he doing a great job on this Discovery Bldg hostage situation on 4 right now.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: captain22 ()
Date: September 15, 2010 02:05PM

PC sucks

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: it's a me, mario ()
Date: September 15, 2010 05:16PM

I would LOVE to hear him call in for work sick!! Can you imagine, he probably has the best, most dramatic excuses

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Warhawk ()
Date: September 15, 2010 07:25PM

it's a me, mario Wrote:
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> I would LOVE to hear him call in for work sick!!
> Can you imagine, he probably has the best, most
> dramatic excuses


Man, yesterday or Monday he was doing the field reporting/story about the Springfield Speed Bump killing and it sounded like William Shatner was reporting on 9/11 or Katrina.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: ThePackLeader ()
Date: September 15, 2010 07:44PM

Warhawk Wrote:
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> it's a me, mario Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > I would LOVE to hear him call in for work
> sick!!
> > Can you imagine, he probably has the best, most
> > dramatic excuses
>
>
> Man, yesterday or Monday he was doing the field
> reporting/story about the Springfield Speed Bump
> killing and it sounded like William Shatner was
> reporting on 9/11 or Katrina.


It reminds me of my high school principal. She could be talking about leaves covering the parking lot, and she'd make it sound like a murder had taken place in the gym lobby.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Troll@AOL ()
Date: September 15, 2010 07:55PM

Pat Collins = Worst reporter -EVER


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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: A Dude ()
Date: September 21, 2010 02:06PM

A buddy of mine worked at NBC4 for a while. He told me the coolest reporter there was.. yah, Pat Collins. He comes off as way over-dramatic on the evening news but apparently in person he's a good guy.

He said the guy he didn't like was Bob Ryan. Not that he was mean but he was just.. snooty.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: TomMadison ()
Date: September 21, 2010 04:59PM

A Dude Wrote:
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> A buddy of mine worked at NBC4 for a while. He
> told me the coolest reporter there was.. yah, Pat
> Collins. He comes off as way over-dramatic on the
> evening news but apparently in person he's a good
> guy.

While I have not changed my mind regarding Pat Collins as an on-air reporter, he does human interest stories better than anyone in the DC market and his work in the field during the blizzards actually became enjoyable.

Pat is a Notre Dame grad and during coverage of one of the storms last winter he was giving grief to a guy wearing a Boston College sweatshirt. Being a BC grad I wrote him about this (in a lighthearted way) and got back a really nice response.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: spotsyltuckyjohn ()
Date: December 08, 2010 06:42PM

Tonight's news, Collins does the interview with a guy who's kid killed by a hit and run driver. Collins first question: "are you gonna miss him"? This is quite an ordinary thing for this jackass when he covers tragic stories. No decorum and then the drama as if he were somehow re'enacting the story for us. Asshole is too good of a word.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Date: December 08, 2010 06:56PM

I have refused to watch NBC4 news for like 15 years now, because of Pat Collins totally, obnoxious, demeanor,.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: Jim Vance (will take you to the dance) ()
Date: December 08, 2010 07:06PM

yeah, the way he reports murders and tragedies is pretty dam creepy. Like it's a joke to him and he's trivializing it. Keith Morrison of DateSlime is the same way.

He's ok doing stupid shit like surveying Redskin fans on the street about how much they hate the Cowboys, trying to revive the rivalry that Dan Snyder pretty much destroyed.

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: John in Chantilly ()
Date: December 08, 2010 10:23PM

George Michaels wasn't let go, he is pushing up daisies...


TomMadison Wrote:
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> Over the past few years NBC4 has been cutting
> costs and on-air talent took a large hit here.
> George Michaels was probably the most visible, but
> a lot of long-time stafers were let go. I suspect
> that the only reason Pat Collins is still around
> is that his salary is pretty low and you could not
> replace his knowledge of the area at a similar
> price...

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: ThePackLeader ()
Date: December 08, 2010 11:39PM

I thought Pat Collins was funny with his report on the cold weather last night. If anything, he's creative, and he knows how to set-up a scene.

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"And if any women or children get their legs torn off, or faces caved in, well, it's tough shit for them." -2LT. Bert Stiles, 505th, 339th (On Berlin Bombardier Mission, 1944).

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Re: Pat Collins reporter for NBC4
Posted by: bumper zzz ()
Date: July 01, 2014 01:31AM

bump

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