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  1. Thread: 1973

    by Retrogames
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    Re: 1973

    There must have been more than just Eurovision and joining the EEC in 73, surely!
  2. Re: High Street chains that still sell video recorders?.

    I picked up a DVD/VHS Panasonic unit with a HDMI out from a booter last summer for 2! It makes my video collection (I've also recently been given 200 cracking films by a friend) look pretty good....
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    Re: Things you never could have predicted

    Prices- I have a projector and 5.1 surround sound system in my home cinema room, along with the screen the wholw room has cost under 2000 to put together. I remember seeing some big media person on...
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    Re: An I-Pod....in 1988???!!

    Can you say it's hype when the things work so god damned well? Siri (and dictation in particular) on my iPad has changed my working life more than anything else. I have used Dragon Dictation at 130...
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    Re: Just bought a SNES ^_^

    its also worth checking amazon for cart only games- a few titles i wanted that were going for 6+ on ebay were 99p+2 postage on amazon. Snes amazon prices tend to be nuts anyway, search for cart...
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    Re: Just bought a SNES ^_^

    Bomberman 2, with the multitap if you have enough kids for a four player game! Seriously, it gets competitive. I also love and regularly play Unirally and Mario Kart and have ~70 snes games, all...
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    Re: Corner shops.

    There is a sweet shop on my local rank of shops, my 4 year old sees going there after the park (opposite our house) as a real treat. The interesting thing compared to our days is that the shop just...
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    Re: Bring Back Ceefax... in a Mug

    Hey watch ceefax don't sue ya to protect their brand!
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    Re: Only Fools and Horses

    Good in its time but awfully corny to watch now. I do like catching the odd bit to see the authentic 50s-80s decoration of their flat. Anyone else remember the double bed frames with built in car...
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    Re: The Book Tower

    No, I went to a school from 85 that was ages away, I missed all kids tv after 85
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    Re: Rarest Spectrum game ?!?

    Virtually all the expensive games across all retro systems are rubbish. Theres always a few 1million+ sellers that will go for 20 or more due to them being well remembered eg Final Fantasy. Many...
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    Re: T V Shows you have never seen

    Big Brother.... The concept alone seems idiotic, let alone the number of 'celebs' who have become famous from merely appearing on it. Of course, in that way that modern TV works, I can probably name...
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    The Carrie Diaries

    Having never seen an ep of Sex in the City I can't believe i'm typing this, but...

    Recommended: the Carrie Diaries. It's three episodes in and whilst the usual dreary teen romance american dross,...
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    Re: The worst film you have seen this year!!

    Jack Reacher... note to Tom Cruise, delivering each line sounding like you have chronic constipation does not make your character more gritty.

    Tom now joins my list:

    I will not see a new film...
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    Re: An I-Pod....in 1988???!!

    Did anyone really think that Apple was the first to bring out any of those devices?

    although once I had a girlfriend ask me if the playstation 2 was the first console ever made...
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    Re: Dennis Waterman

    Oh god, the problem with 'name only' threads on forums nowadays is the first thought before clicking through is 'oh he's died!' Followed by 'oh he's been arrested'!

    love the Waterman. He's a bit...
  17. Thread: Old Telly

    by Retrogames
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    Re: Old Telly

    I got rid of my licence six months ago and we've not missed having it at all. YouTube, iplayer, and Lovefilm take care of all our 'tv watching' needs. It meant that for the first time in years we...
  18. Re: things u DID IN THE 70'S AND 80'S THAT U STILL DO NOW.

    Nothing. Every aspect of my life has changed and i'm sad that it has. I rarely go to the cinema as it's overpriced, full of disappointing films, and too noisy. There are no video shops, and browsing...
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    Re: Embarrassing Gigs

    Erasure back in about 89? I'm not sure if they are remembered fondly or seen as cheesy nowadays- I wouldnt put them on a 'best of the 80s' compilation though.

    Looking above, I recently worked with...
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    Re: Your usernames...

    I have about 2000 retrogames at the moment, 500 ps1 games, 400 original xbox games, 150 megadrive games, and lots of: dreamcast, saturn, snes, master system, gameboy, gamegear, etc. My four year old...
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    Re: name your top 3 games you still play

    http://www.repton3.co.uk/chuckieegg.aspx

    The other games on the site are excellent too. Id also recommend checking out Chuckie Apple-
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    Re: name your top 3 games you still play

    Chuckie Egg (c64)- and i've got dozens of kids addicted to the game via the 'play online' repton website
    Tony Hawks Pro Skater 2 (ps1)- I play it regularly, the HD version has been taking a beating...
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    Re: Casio Invaders Calculator

    These things go for a bomb, i've even seen a game calculator in the cabinet of a charity shop for 40! There are better ways of spending money, cant see that these are that great.
  24. Re: Anyone have their own website?

    I can highly recommend google sites for building a website easily:
    http://www.medinner.co.uk is my site that's been up in one form or another for half a decade, and I have a few more i'm working on....
  25. Thread: Mr Benn

    by Retrogames
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    Re: Mr Benn

    There was a Mr Benn live action film starring the tefal headed Scottish bloke from Sliding Doors that never got made. They hit their funding target but after the Magic Roundabout film was released...
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