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Strange, obscure bits of info stored in the brain

Post by Fishsta » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:14 am

I don't know why, but I have two bits of (potentially) useless information stuck in my head that I can simply NEVER forget.

One is a character definition string for the TI99/4A - 1898FF3D3C3CE404 - which produces a kicking man.

The other is a password for Lemmings - JLLHBINECU - which will take you to level 4. I know where I got it from (The Spectrum demo version that was given away with Your Sinclair), and I know it doesn't match the password given in those lists of passwords you can download... but I know it works on the Amiga and PC. And the password the game gives you for level 4 is totally different on all versions. Yet, somehow, I remember it. And seeing as it's a long LONG time since I've used EITHER of those bits of info, I don't think I'll ever forget them.

Why is it I can still remember these so clearly after so long?
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Post by Crunchy » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:21 am

Fishsta wrote: Why is it I can still remember these so clearly after so long?
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Post by ulala » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:36 am

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Post by Holpil » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:30 am

Rosebud.

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Re: Strange, obscure bits of info stored in the brain

Post by ToxieDogg » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:32 am

The 'blood' code for Mortal Kombat on the Mega Drive....A, B, A, C, A, B, B

Also the hidden options screen for that same game....'Dullard' - Down, Up, Left, Left, A, Right, Down.

The funny thing is...I've never even owned the Mega Drive version of Mortal Kombat, or even played it more than once or twice. I've only ever had the SNES versions.

I've got a few other cheats permanently etched on my brain for some reason as well. :?
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Re: Strange, obscure bits of info stored in the brain

Post by giss » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:37 am

I know a product key for Windows XP in my head (the most common one, and dont act like you dont know which one). I probably shouldn't say it here, tho.

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Post by che_don_john » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:40 am

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I also have a good memory of most of Wally's locations from my childhood books. Last Xmas my mum bought me a Where's Wally mug with the ancient Egypt scene, and I instinctively knew exactly where Wally was despite probably not having seen that particular one for about 20 years.
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Post by NintendoLegend » Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:40 pm

My wife makes fun of me for knowing far too many useless little bits of trivia about too many subjects.
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Post by SexyWayne » Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:13 pm

giss wrote:I know a product key for Windows XP in my head (the most common one, and dont act like you dont know which one). I probably shouldn't say it here, tho.
Let me guess... 6TJVJ is one of the lines? if so, you're not the only one :lol:
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Re: Strange, obscure bits of info stored in the brain

Post by Joey » Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:19 pm

Not gaming related but I remember all the plates of the 20 odd cars I've owned in the last 10 years.
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Post by RetroMartin » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:42 pm

NintendoLegend wrote:My wife makes fun of me for knowing far too many useless little bits of trivia about too many subjects.
Seconded....though my other half ain't my wife!
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Re: Strange, obscure bits of info stored in the brain

Post by The Angry Jock » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:45 pm

mine too, but then she knows nothing so I think I come off better overall.
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Post by nokgod » Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:02 pm

The Angry Jock wrote:mine too, but then she knows nothing so I think I come off better overall.
you'd better not let her see that post then....or you won't!

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Post by The Angry Jock » Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:05 pm

lol...there's no x-factor gossip on this site so I'm safe :lol:
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Re: Strange, obscure bits of info stored in the brain

Post by sack » Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:30 am

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