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Post by resident paul » Thu Jul 09, 2009 8:07 pm

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resident paul wrote:Last night I saw a either a jamma or a mame cab in a cafe on eastenders behind Peggy.
When we met the other week mate, you seemed a top bloke.....but EASTENDERS!! :shock: Paul.....what you thinking, man? :wink: :lol:
I know but I was flicking through channels it just caught my eye on the cab & I'm no-way a Eastender's fan.
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Post by nokgod » Thu Jul 09, 2009 8:17 pm

You had me worried for a minute there....... :wink: Well spotted in that case!
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Post by RMLF » Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:08 am

Shedding some more light on the cab in Eastenders. Before the cafe wa redone for ever reason. Iam 99.9% certain it was had an SNK game on it and that that game was Aero Fighters 2
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Post by Rinoa » Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:40 am

I've seen the cab in Eastenders quite a few times in the last couple of weeks, but can't make out what it is. It's always just a quick half-shot of it.
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Post by woody.cool » Sun Jul 19, 2009 3:20 pm

Rinoa wrote:I've seen the cab in Eastenders quite a few times in the last couple of weeks, but can't make out what it is. It's always just a quick half-shot of it.
Are you talking about the one in the Café?
If so, that's been in EastEnders for years! I've never seen a shot of it close up enough to make out what game it is though :(

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Post by Phoenix » Mon Jul 20, 2009 9:05 pm

Frogger in Seinfeld. George finds the Frogger cab that he got a high score on when he was a teenager, and the game has never been turned off. He rescues the game and attaches a battery to keep the score, and ends up playing a real life game of frogger on a New York street. Classic.
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Post by flying_delorean81 » Wed Jul 22, 2009 3:37 pm

In Jaws there is a cool 3D type shark attack arcade being played near the beach, as well as loads of other cabs I couldn't make out.
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Post by Meurglys68 » Thu Jul 23, 2009 5:57 pm

If I recall correctly, Rodney on only Fools and Horses used an Amstrad CPC664 for his computer course homework.
Also a Commodore 64 was the computer used by Murray on Flight of the Conchords prior to his getting a PC.

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Post by ZeroCipher » Sat Jul 25, 2009 10:43 pm

The big bang theory features an n64, xbox360, wii and conan on the pc

2 and a half men has had xbox and ps2 feature

chuck has a missle command episode

king of queens had a gba in one episode with the hulk

Hackers featured wipeout amongst other things

parenthood had a bad dudes cab
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Post by SpiffierRabbit » Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:06 am

Afterburner deluxe cab in terminator 2

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Post by resident paul » Mon Jul 27, 2009 8:47 pm

SpiffierRabbit wrote:Afterburner deluxe cab in terminator 2
Also playing a missile command cab & if spotted very carefully a space invaders cab.
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Post by SpiffierRabbit » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:28 pm

resident paul wrote:
SpiffierRabbit wrote:Afterburner deluxe cab in terminator 2
Also playing a missile command cab & if spotted very carefully a space invaders cab.
Frogger too!


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Post by woody.cool » Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:35 pm

Well, not a film or TV program, but today, I was watching Clubland TV (Sky channel 383) and Aqua have a new song called 'Back In The 80s'

Part of the lyrics say:
Aqua - Back in the 80's wrote:Back when the coolest thing in store,
Was a Commodore 64
Although the song is as cheesy as hell, I quite like it :oops:

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Post by necronom » Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:05 pm

woody.cool wrote:Well, not a film or TV program, but today, I was watching Clubland TV (Sky channel 383) and Aqua have a new song called 'Back In The 80s'

Part of the lyrics say:
Aqua - Back in the 80's wrote:Back when the coolest thing in store,
Was a Commodore 64
Although the song is as cheesy as hell, I quite like it :oops:
:lol: See it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kw5s3CB_1pE

It mentions two John Hughes' films as well.

I know it's a daft song, but I love the 80's so much I got all nostalgic listening/watching that video. The 80's are never far from my thoughts.

I liked the Max Headroom background.
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