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by bod
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: cheap allwin on ebay 260263190679
Replies: 10
Views: 4587

Re: cheap allwin on ebay 260263190679

Nothing to do with the thread content, but this topic seems to be corrupted somehow. I read all the posts and returned to the index but it didn't mark the post as 'read'. Having looked again, the index stated 4 replies but the actual topic had 5 replies so I assume it hasn't registered correctly. I ...
by bod
Wed May 31, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Google Home WTF?
Replies: 8
Views: 3303

Re: Google Home WTF?

When Satnavs first became popular, many people programmed a 'Home' destination as a convennient way of plotting a route home from any location. Of course thieves stealing your car could then use this to go and rob your house while they knew you were out.
by bod
Tue May 30, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Google Home WTF?
Replies: 8
Views: 3303

Re: Google Home WTF?

Bit late to get suspicious now. Lots of people have been carrying smartphones around for a while and 'they' have the ability to turn on the microphone or camera in the phone without your knowledge, not to mention the obvious location services even when it appears to you to be turned off. At least th...
by bod
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Some members can't login
Replies: 54
Views: 31504

Re: Some members can't login

Just to say - all is still good. :D
by bod
Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Some members can't login
Replies: 54
Views: 31504

Re: Some members can't login

Surreal... I'm now logged in OK first time, and without having to delete the cookies via my browser.
Will try this again tomorrow just in case the random forces were with me tonight.
by bod
Mon May 09, 2016 10:31 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Cigarette paying Domino machine
Replies: 6
Views: 1594

Re: Cigarette paying Domino machine

Strange. The unrestored machine parts have black dominos with white spots and the restored version has white dominos with black spots. Musta scrubbed pretty hard...
by bod
Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Coin pusher history
Replies: 5
Views: 3232

Re: Coin pusher history

Pusher type machines are just about the only type of machine that you find in modern amusement arcades. Yawn...
by bod
Fri Apr 22, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Very very rare bandit....
Replies: 5
Views: 1808

Re: Very very rare bandit....

It says I won't find another one. But I just walked into my study and discovered one sitting on the end of my desk. I must be extremely lucky - 2 lottery tickets for me this week as clearly I cannot lose...
by bod
Mon Feb 15, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Standing in snow looking at a car park.
Replies: 8
Views: 1825

Re: Standing in snow looking at a car park.

Generally the folk up here in the North East are a friendly lot (I moved up from the Midlands almost 40 years ago and decided to stay) but with the recent closure of the steelworks in Redcar you were pretty lucky to find anyone at work on any day of the week. The orange colour isn't from the tanning...
by bod
Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: The Costa Concordia Casino
Replies: 7
Views: 1650

Re: The Costa Concordia Casino

Hey I still got a good deal. The sixpences I bought in Coventry cost me about 8p each... !!YIPPEE!!