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Watching TV on the Sega Gamegear

Post by Mantas » Wed May 24, 2006 10:23 am

With the world cup on our doorstep and the unfortunate start times of 3pm and 6pm, I was wondering if its worth getting the TV adaptor for the Gamegear. Does it work and does it actually pick up a good signal, especially on overground trains. Thanks

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Post by The Last Ginja » Wed May 24, 2006 10:25 am

Just call in sick like the rest of us...... :wink:

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Post by Opa-Opa » Wed May 24, 2006 11:21 am

Yeah the TV adaptor for the GG is pretty poor. If you find a good signal and stand still for ages then its ok I guess..

Just tell your boss your not going in because of the football. Give him the choice of you taking a holiday day or a sick day :)

Which game starts at 3pm..? I thought the early kick off was 6pm..?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed May 24, 2006 11:29 am

I used to use mine on the train from Aberdeen to Inverness. Signal was okay most of the time, but it would drift a bit and you'd need to adjust the ariel if you took a major change in direction.

Power lines along the side of the tracks also knock it for six (quite common out in the sticks).

It served me well enough to watch a fair few Star Trek episodes, as it was the only thing worth watching at that time of night.

You might want to look at the GBA ones, the better screen might be a bonus.
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Post by pottyboy » Wed May 24, 2006 11:41 am

Record the matches (that's if you have a TV recorder of some kind). That'll save having to nag your boss for a day off, and you can fast forward until something brill happens like a fight or a crazed fan on the pitch! :lol:

Unfortunately, you'd probably know the result before you watch it! :(
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Post by Opa-Opa » Wed May 24, 2006 11:52 am

[quote="pottyboy"]Record the matches (that's if you have a TV recorder of some kind)[quote]

I would rather get the sack..!!!

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Post by Robbo » Wed May 24, 2006 12:30 pm

pottyboy wrote:Record the matches (that's if you have a TV recorder of some kind). That'll save having to nag your boss for a day off, and you can fast forward until something brill happens like a fight or a crazed fan on the pitch! :lol:

Unfortunately, you'd probably know the result before you watch it! :(
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Who in their right mind would wanna do THAT?!?

I'm afraid I'm with my fellow Thetfordian in this matter... bunk off work mate.

I've NEVER missed an England competitive game yet, and I've NEVER used holiday to watch them either!!!

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Post by SirClive » Wed May 24, 2006 1:08 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:
Which game starts at 3pm..? I thought the early kick off was 6pm..?
England Paraguay is at 2pm according to BBC.

Upto 19th June there are 3 games a day. 2pm, 5pm & 8pm
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Post by Opa-Opa » Wed May 24, 2006 1:13 pm

England vs Paraguay is on a Saturday though...
Weekend, end of week, week has ended...? That means you don't need to take a day off for that one..
If your boss tells you that you have to come to work on Saturday when England are playing in the world cup finals I belive you are *allowed by law to tell him BOLLOX TO THAT and bunk off with no fear of repremand what so ever...







*I could be wrong, but I doubt it...

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Post by SirClive » Wed May 24, 2006 1:15 pm

What, even if its a Saturday job???
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Post by Opa-Opa » Wed May 24, 2006 1:21 pm

Theres no need for foul language like that sirclive...

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Post by pottyboy » Wed May 24, 2006 2:38 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:
pottyboy wrote:Record the matches (that's if you have a TV recorder of some kind)
I would rather get the sack..!!!
Robbo wrote:
pottyboy wrote: Record the matches (that's if you have a TV recorder of some kind). That'll save having to nag your boss for a day off, and you can fast forward until something brill happens like a fight or a crazed fan on the pitch! :lol:

Unfortunately, you'd probably know the result before you watch it! :(
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Who in their right mind would wanna do THAT?!?

I'm afraid I'm with my fellow Thetfordian in this matter... bunk off work mate.

I've NEVER missed an England competitive game yet, and I've NEVER used holiday to watch them either!!!
Hey come on guys I was only joking!!!

I myself would bunk off anything to see the lads play! I wouldn't miss England for the world!
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Post by miner2049er » Wed May 24, 2006 3:11 pm

I used to use mine all the time and never had a problem with it.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Wed May 24, 2006 9:34 pm

listen to radio 5 live-it's almost like being there
Alan Green is far more entertaining than those tv pundits anyway

Anyone remember the Olympic Soccer game which he commentated for?
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Post by Opa-Opa » Thu May 25, 2006 2:53 am

You can't hear the "TV pundits" when your in the pub watching on a huge projected screen with loads of people cheering and shouting.. :)

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