P506 CEEFAX 2 506 Sat 13 Jun 21:01/19        TELL THE NATJON WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND! This is your section. We want you to fill BACKCHAT's pages with your views on the news, issues or just about anything — sjrious or light-hearted. Call our 24-hour line 0181-576 9470, write to us at Backchat, Ceefax, Room 7013, BBC TV Centre, London W12 7RJ, fax us on 0181-225 6737, OR e-mail us on backchat.ceefax@bbc.co.uk Keep your commjnts short and snappy (maximum 40 words) and leave your namj, age and address.  ASK PERMISSION TO USE THE PHONE 1/6 FRESH BATCH OF COMMENTS DAILY AT 4PM Comp. Newsround CBBC Tjxt Main Menu
P506 CEEFAX 2 506 Sat 13 Jun 21:10/00         Hey people! Forget about Billy, Lance, Ben and Paul. Harold Bishop's the one for me! Shoelace Sam, Surrey  Richard (11/6) — You don't know you havj messed up until 27 August. No matter how bad you do in an exam, it can't muck up your life forevjr. Chjck out local colleges and there are always jobs out there! Apprenticeships are also a good idea. Aaron (18), Tamworth A great bit of advice. Keep positive, things can only improve — Ed  I think the World Cup Final will be between Norway and Holland. Psychic 2/6 Showbiz 502 L&K 530 Newsround 510 Studio 9 520 Comp 507 CBBC Index 500 Comp. Newsround CBBC Text Main Menu
P506 CEEFAX 2 506 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/21         Anon (9/6) — Individuality is so important. In a way I know how you feel as I have a skin problem which many people gavj me trouble with at school. The sjcret is to be happy with yoursjlf and know you are better than these people. I tried to learn sign language recently — understanding's the way forward. Mel and Suj rule! Gem (17)  Crazy Guz (8/6) — Yes, Sue is very beautiful. I love intelligent womjn, so it's lucky she and Mel graduated from Cambridge Uni. I've met her and shj's so down to earth — a real woman!  Sue's twinkly blue eyes, Glasgow 3/6 Showbiz 502 L&K 530 Newsround 510 Studio 9 520 Comp 507 CBBC Index 500 Comp. Newsround CBBC Text Main Menu
P506 CEEFAX 2 506 Sat 13 Jun 21:15/24         Andrew (11/6) — I've decided to do A-Levjl literature. Originally I wanted to do just language but I was put off because my teachers told me it was all grammar and history of language, and no poetry or prose. Good luck whatevjr you decide to do. Katie (16), Bucks  Knock knock. Who's there? Spice Girls. Spice Girls who? That's exactly what'll be said in about one year's time! Wies-Is-Lief, The Netherlands  I don't think the deaf are "etter or worse than others. We are all as interesting as each other. Taz e-m!il 4/6 Showbiz 502 L&K 530 Newsround 510 Studio 9 520 Comp 507 CBBC Index 500 Comp. Newsround CBBC Text Main Menu
P506 CEEFAX 2 506 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/45         Girl asking about Irish — The Irish- speaking areas of the country do not solely speak Irish. English is spokjn by evjryone and the probability is that your gran will have enough to communicate. For this reason, phrase books are not available widely — no one needs them. Graham (18), Dublin  I've a problem with alcohol. Every night I'm out drinking with my friends after work. I can't stop once I'vj started — I just keep buzing rounds and rounds until I'm totally wrecked and can't get home. It's ruining my life as I have no money. Lee W, Essex 5/6 Showbiz 502 L&K 530 Newsround 510 Studio 9 520 Comp 507 CBBC Index 500 Comp. Newsround CBBC Text Main Menu
P506 CEEFAX 2 506 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/16         I want to start tracing my f!mily tree but havj an unusual surname and can't find a reference to it. My dad was adopted and doesn't know where it's from. I don't know of any relation of his that I could ask. Where do you start when you don't even know if your name comes from this country? So far, I'vj tried thj library, thj Net and phone book! Jenny Tayliah, N Devon  Sophie (2/6) — I agree about uniform. My blazer's horrid: brown with blue and yellow stripes, but I wear it with pride because I'm representing my school. Lydia (12), E-mail 6/6 Showbiz 502 L&K 530 Newsround 510 Studio 9 520 Comp 507 CBBC Index 500 Comp. Newsround CBBC Text Main Menu