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by frood42
Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:14 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Disc Wallets VS Disc Cases
Replies: 52
Views: 733

Re: Disc Wallers VS Disc Cases

I'd love to know how my 500+ original discs for PC, Xbox, DC and Wii being kept in CD wallets is somehow destroying the games? I keep the manuals and a few spare cases in case I ever lend them out, but it's practically impossible for me to keep them any other way. Same here, I've got over 800 CD ba...
by frood42
Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Desktop pic thread
Replies: 386
Views: 19518

Re: Desktop pic thread

rocky1980 wrote:My latest desktop
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By rocky1980
Damn, thats fantastic. Is the original available anywhere?
by frood42
Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:31 am
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: ZX Spectrum Tape Deck
Replies: 13
Views: 2984

Re: ZX Spectrum Tape Deck

Also try out http://www.worldofspectrum.org/ The one-stop shop for EVERYTHING spectrum.
by frood42
Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: USER PICTURE THREAD!
Replies: 1638
Views: 82993

Re: USER PICTURE THREAD!

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Me, aged 17, at the 1990 Computer Entertainment Show. From Sinclair User Magazine (issue 105) :lol:

Damn I wish I still had the T-Shirt, but I litrally wore it out years ago 8)
by frood42
Fri Oct 30, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: First computer game you actually bought?
Replies: 91
Views: 3520

Re: First computer game you actually bought?

First game I bought with my own pocket money would be this one for the spectrum.

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It's had a fond place in my gaming heart ever since.
by frood42
Fri Oct 23, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: School Computers
Replies: 44
Views: 1918

Re: School Computers

In secondary school there was a single BBC Micro kept in the cupboard. In my comprehensive there was a single classroom with a network of BBC Master machines. At collage I got to use Amstrad 1512s and 1640s, there was one 386 which sat in the corner and was only used by the graphics and desktop publ...
by frood42
Fri Oct 09, 2009 12:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What did you buy at the carboot today ??
Replies: 2160
Views: 85071

Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

I've never been to a car boot sale in my life, but I'm thinking about going to one nearby. How do they work? Do you pay to get in, and how do you know if any electrical items work? If something doesn't work, is that it, you've been robbed? I wouldn't mind getting a 48k Spectrum and a C64c. Ermm, an...
by frood42
Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:24 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What did you buy at the carboot today ??
Replies: 2160
Views: 85071

Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

mohicankid wrote:not a boot sale...blockbusters...but i thought i'd put them here anyway!
Blockbusters? Wha? :?
As in the Video/DVD rental place. That must be REALLY old stock.
by frood42
Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:26 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nifty Lifty
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Re: Nifty Lifty

Damn fine game. :) Spent a fair bit of time playing it, from the Curry's mulitipack I got when I upgraded to a +2 if I remember correctly :?

Will definately try out the remake.
by frood42
Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:10 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... available now from Golem Books!
Replies: 270
Views: 11669

Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Mine turned up yesterday. Hoody Hoo!
by frood42
Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What did you buy at the carboot today ??
Replies: 2160
Views: 85071

Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

retro-planet.com wrote:I was up at 5:35
Ouch! :shock: That show dedication to the cause, top show. :)
by frood42
Sun Sep 13, 2009 9:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What did you buy at the carboot today ??
Replies: 2160
Views: 85071

Re: What did you buy at the carboot today ??

retro-planet.com wrote:Today was officially THE worst day ever.
Loose PS2 (no cables/pads) - £1.00
Not bad at all, for a quid it would have been rude not to buy it.
by frood42
Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:53 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Found a ZX81 bundle
Replies: 30
Views: 1064

Re: Found a ZX81 bundle

EnglishRob wrote:
SirClive wrote:Put a picture hook on the baxk of the zx81 and hang it as art.
LOL that's not a bad idea actually. I might do that with the woody VCS I got from a car boot sale which had it's innards taken out. :-(

Rob
Isn't that technically taxidermy?
by frood42
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:31 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New issue of Retro Fusion ...
Replies: 72
Views: 1199

Re: New issue of Retro Fusion ...

Put me down for one.
by frood42
Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New issue of Retro Fusion ...
Replies: 72
Views: 1199

Re: New issue of Retro Fusion ...

Yay great news indeed!