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by STranger81
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Computer Game Shops
Replies: 46
Views: 2092

in my town we only had one games shop when i was young. it was called "computa centre" which was amazing. it was basically a double garage that this guy converted into a shop, there were sections for amstrad, speccy, c64, ST and amiga. I used to spend my pocket money in there every week, and he was ...
by STranger81
Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:32 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: If I was boss of the world/Retro Gamer....
Replies: 52
Views: 4401

add more partially dressed young ladies. That should work a treat! :wink: how about page 3 girls, and by that i mean breasts crudely photoshopped onto the bodies of the ladies of gaming. Princess Peach, Chun Li, Orchid from Killer Instinct, the woman from Gauntlet........ :oops: im twenty seven for...
by STranger81
Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:01 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Favourite arcade games of all time
Replies: 80
Views: 5225

IN NO PERTICULAR ORDER 1) Street Fighter 2 Champion Edition - this game ruined my life! 2) Wrestlefest - just checked my MAME playcount and ive loaded this game 905 times. says it all. 3) Mortal Kombat - i still rememeber seeing this for the first time, "oh my god, he's pulled his head off!" 4) NBA...
by STranger81
Fri Aug 08, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Retro Games One Word Association
Replies: 6013
Views: 115622

:wink: gorgeous :wink:
by STranger81
Fri Aug 08, 2008 4:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone had a letter through the post
Replies: 50
Views: 1693

The most annoying thing is, the music companies make problems for themselves by being arse's. My example: Last summer we went to see Jimmy Carr and his intro music was that "in the club" by 50 cent (i know its "da club" but i refuse to use text speak, innit) anyway we went to a bar afterwards and th...
by STranger81
Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: From the forum question for issue 55
Replies: 73
Views: 4624

Im going to have to go with Cool Spot.

Not only a great platformer but it also made me want to drink fizzy pop.
by STranger81
Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:51 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Summer Holidays Jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 1226

Re: Summer Holidays Jobs

So after 5 days i quit, i knew i wouldnt get any money due to giving no notice period so i helped myself to 3 new pairs of boots, about half a dozen or so white shirts and the catering managers mobile phone which i sold to my mates older brother. That's the best post I've read in ages. LOL. You thi...
by STranger81
Thu Aug 07, 2008 5:05 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Summer Holidays Jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 1226

Summer Holidays Jobs

i was in macdonalds yesterday and i realised its that time of year when the youg 'uns get told by their parents that the pocket money gravy train has sailed and have to earn a crust! It got me thinking to my old summer jobs, did anyone have any interesting ones? I worked on the gardening section at ...
by STranger81
Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:47 am
Forum: Article Suggestions & Pitches
Topic: Dreamcast worth the money?
Replies: 63
Views: 5082

yeah the dreamcast is deffers worth getting. there were some awesome games.

god knows how many hours i spent playing Quake 3 online with my dreamcast. i spent so much money that i nagged my parents to put the number it used to connect to onto the friends and family
by STranger81
Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: pocket money,how much did you get & how much do you give
Replies: 49
Views: 4140

i used to get £4 a week when i was a nipper, and every saturday morning my mum and dad would take me into town and i used be straight in "computacentre" to spend it. i remember i used to get those £1.99 amstrad budget games, some of the best games i've ever played. or sometimes a £3.99 compilation.
by STranger81
Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:03 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Remember CB Radio
Replies: 75
Views: 6978

when i was a kid i loved CB radio. my dad used to have one in his lorry and i was always on it.

i never got the hang of the lingo though.
by STranger81
Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: Rubbish actors that get big parts in movies
Replies: 39
Views: 2080

just want to give my praise to those who have mentioned "The Machinist" i got it from woolworths for about £3 a few months ago and its amazing. i dont think Christian Bale will ever beat american psycho. i love him in that.
by STranger81
Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:26 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: fires
Replies: 11
Views: 1043

yeah i dont get that. why attack the fire brigade? i know it sounds stupid but when used to make fires there was a degree of "naughtyness" to it, but we always knew where the line was. and like has been mentioned here fires now seem to be burnt out nicked cars and the such. talking of fires, anyone ...
by STranger81
Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:21 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: fires
Replies: 11
Views: 1043

fires

kids dont seem to make fires now a days? am i the only person who notices this? when we were kids everyone used to make fires. we used to burn all sorts of stuff. (i know looking back it was a bit of a silly thing to do but it was different in 1992) a few of us would go out with a quid between us an...
by STranger81
Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:08 am
Forum: Retro Everything Else
Topic: have you been Naughty boy/Girl?
Replies: 48
Views: 4243

in science lessons when we had the bunsen burners and all those foul smelling chemicals a friend of mine used to take the bunsen off the rubber tube, turn the gas on a little and light it. it was really funny, until he set fire to a poster about fire safety (wheres the irony in that) and got suspend...