No-one else seemed to notice. But Rodney in Glen Waverley rang Crikey with the tip. Ian Thorpe, having lit the cauldron, later accidentally put it out.

Watch the Channel Nine footage and judge for yourself. None of the commentators seem to notice as Thorpe sheepishly looks around for some assistance before finally being aided by the trusty flame attendants. Oops.

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