TopGear.com Makes Video Clips UK Only

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Code:
javascript:eval($('#mainContent%20.feature%20script').html().replace('playerID','ttt').replace('adServerURL','ggg'));
This should do the trick.
God I love jQuery. :)

Perhaps I should write a Greasemonkey script that'll do this automatically without the need for a bookmarklet...
 

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The script doesn't work anymore? I wanted to see the 'behind the scenes' movie, but the script has not any effect.
 

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You have the new script right, the greasemonkey one Viper has linked to two posts up? It's still working fine for me. I hope they'll let us keep our sneaky access until the end of this series before they change up the website again.
 

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Working perfectly. Restart FF after installing it, did it for me...
 

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awesome Viper.

Anyone know if there is anything like this that could work for iPlayer, or the F1 videos on the BBC sport page?
 

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The new Greasemonkey script is fab. :)

If it stops working, try restarting your browser. It should do the trick.
 

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The new Greasemonkey script is fab. :)

If it stops working, try restarting your browser. It should do the trick.
Restarted Firefox, restarted Greasemonkey, restarted the PC.. nothing.

well, except for: "Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player."

..even though I have JavaScript running of course.
 
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That stinks. Did you try uninstalling the plug-in completely? Mine is fine.
 

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First, thanks for the workaround to see the videos online.

Second, the following was posted in the comments to this posting: http://transmission.blogs.topgear.com/2009/06/21/how-was-it-for-you-3/

44. Paul Regan said...

Sorry to all those that want the clips available outside the UK. At the moment, we?re not allowed to put them up for a worldwide audience, but we should be able to do so in time. I?ll keep you posted?

(TopGear.com editor)
So there's hope yet.
 
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