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by DrF
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: GAME ZONE
Topic: When I hate the ST :o
Replies: 7
Views: 97

Re: When I hate the ST :o

I was curious, why they did cut that amimation on the ST That's a very good question, maybe they chopped a few frames out of it to save space? 720k Atari disk vs 880k Amiga? I mean it's quite a big picture, i'm assuming they used frames and not doing some zoom trickery on 1 picture since it's all a...
by DrF
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The myths are true..
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: The myths are true..

PaulJ wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:33 pm
He's driving on the wrong side of the road!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Like the rest of the country then :lol:
by DrF
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Atari Flashback consoles half price at Argos if you into that :)
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: Atari Flashback consoles half price at Argos if you into that :)

exxos wrote:
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:46 am
They clearing stocks for the new super sexy case they had in production for the past couple of years :P
Ah, marketing :p
Rebadge it sell it as something new.
There loads of these things about now, I suspect there all the same off the shelf android thing running a different front end and emulator.
by DrF
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The myths are true..
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: The myths are true..

Ha, next up lotto tickets :lol:
I seen 1 of the tiny ones the other week, smoking quite badly or the driver was vaping bro one or the other :lol:
by DrF
Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Atari Flashback consoles half price at Argos if you into that :)
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Atari Flashback consoles half price at Argos if you into that :)

Found this while hunting for useless crap to spend money I not got on :

https://www.argos.co.uk/product/8358022

https://www.argos.co.uk/product/8358008

Both about 50% off, shame its in Argos though, stocks always hit and miss :/
by DrF
Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: How do you decide on a classic computers value?
Replies: 8
Views: 86

Re: How do you decide on a classic computers value?

If you don't use it then sell it I guess? I tend to stick to the list it for a quid days on Ebay. There basically every weekend now, theres 1 this weekend, they get listed on that HotUKDeals and everyone goes wild for them. I love those threads there a great source of info for probably the best ant...
by DrF
Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: How do you decide on a classic computers value?
Replies: 8
Views: 86

Re: How do you decide on a classic computers value?

PhilC wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:52 am
And if I hear anyone else say well it goes for blah blah blah on Ebay I swear............
Not just me then, so again eBays to blame for screwing everything up, nothing new there then :D
I just walk off when they say it, can't argue with them.
by DrF
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: How do you decide on a classic computers value?
Replies: 8
Views: 86

Re: How do you decide on a classic computers value?

I don't really bother with Car boots any more as even there people want silly money. Yeah they always say "well on eBay" so what you doing standing in a muddy field eating a stale undercooked hamburger for then? :lol: When I used to fix old games consoles and sell them on eBay I used to work out th...
by DrF
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: The real life of a printer toner
Replies: 26
Views: 2260

Re: The real life of a printer toner

Current carts on its 3rd refill, we just hit 6000 pages, 50g a refill, I think we might break the record here with this one :D
The carts with the refill hole seem much higher quality build wise too, wonder if that helps :D
I think the record was 7000 before I killed the cart :p
by DrF
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Importance of clean fans
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Importance of clean fans

Oh, those Dell Precision workstation CPU trays are a disaster. The square blocks of pins in the connectors onto the motherboard just stop working after a while. The next generation (7600 series) did away with all that thankfully. Add that to another reason not to get one then :lol: I looked at the ...