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Sinclair Programs Magazine

Post by emalder » Wed Oct 08, 2008 5:27 pm

Does anyone have an old copy of Sinclair Programs Magazine (Cira 1982).

I'm looking for a specific issue (number unknown), I had a letter printed which gave a Top 5 or was it top 10 (I forget) games for the Spectrum & ZX81.

Can anyone help ?

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Post by SirClive » Wed Oct 08, 2008 5:30 pm

I had a 1982 issue of Sinclair Programs (may well have been issue 1) that I had kept for over 20 years. I came home from work a few years back and the dog had shredded it. Was absolutely gutted.
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Post by emalder » Wed Oct 08, 2008 5:33 pm

SirClive wrote:I had a 1982 issue of Sinclair Programs (may well have been issue 1) that I had kept for over 20 years. I came home from work a few years back and the dog had shredded it. Was absolutely gutted.
Do you still have the dog ? or if your dogs a 'he' does he still have his bo!!ox$

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Post by SirClive » Wed Oct 08, 2008 5:56 pm

Lol, the dog died this year. He was lucky to live that long! Its a bloody good job he didn't get his teeth on my Game Over poster!!!!!
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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed Oct 08, 2008 5:59 pm

SirClive wrote:Lol, the dog died this year. He was lucky to live that long! Its a bloody good job he didn't get his teeth on my Game Over poster!!!!!
I suggest you get your new dog's teeth removed then!
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Post by SirClive » Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:13 pm

Oh he just likes to destroy my girlfriends shoes.
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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:32 pm

SirClive wrote:Oh he just likes to destroy my girlfriends shoes.
Well thats fine then - im sure she has loads. Plenty of pairs she's never worn, with the stickers still on, and probably doesn't even know she owns :oops:

Which take up valuable space which could be used for storing games!!
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Post by SirClive » Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:34 pm

Very true. :D

We now return you to your normal programme...
emalder wrote:Does anyone have an old copy of Sinclair Programs Magazine (Cira 1982).

I'm looking for a specific issue (number unknown), I had a letter printed which gave a Top 5 or was it top 10 (I forget) games for the Spectrum & ZX81.

Can anyone help ?
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Post by Captain Scarlet » Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:38 pm

If you go to World of Spectrum, they have most of the Sinclair related magazines archived and I'm pretty sure the one you are after is there.

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Post by emalder » Thu Oct 09, 2008 7:20 am

Captain Scarlet wrote:If you go to World of Spectrum, they have most of the Sinclair related magazines archived and I'm pretty sure the one you are after is there.
Thanks for the tip.

I've just visted the site and it looks like they should have what I'm looking for, however, the sites on a 'go-slow' at the moment, will check-back later.

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Post by emalder » Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:16 am

Found it

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Issue May 84

Thanks for your help.

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Post by Matt_B » Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:28 am

The big question now is...

Do you still like those games? :)

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Post by emalder » Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:32 am

Matt_B wrote:The big question now is...

Do you still like those games? :)
Wow, now your asking !! over 24 years ago.

Well I cant actually remember some of the ZX81 games although Football Manager...timeless.

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Post by jdanddiet » Thu Oct 09, 2008 9:15 am

I once had a letter published in CRASH and thanks to the glory of the internet and it's infinite usefulness I can now read it again and cringe in embarrassment.

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Post by The Master » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:30 am

I had loads of letters published in New Computer Express but nobody seems to remember that :/
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