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Our Ginger Fuhrer says that he could still code up a simple game idea in Amstrad Basic, while I'm your man if you ever need to rebuild the suspension on an Austin Allegro (1750 Equipe version). This stuff doesn't leave your mind - tell us about obsolete talents you still have.

(, Thu 30 Jun 2011, 17:04)
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Useless stuff clogging up your brain, you say?
"Orangeade Lemonade Appleade too.
Over here for Ginger Beer and Irn Bru.
Bowl a Cola, pass a Tizer, bring on the team,
get bizzy with the fizzy, Soda Stream!
Lemon-Lime, Strawberry, Blackcurrant flavours too
Mix a tonic so symphonic make a bubble or two
Handy shandy, try a Vimto, Ginger ale or three,
don't deny it on a diet try it one-calorie, a kaleidoscope dream!
Get bizzy with the fizzy, Soda Stream!
(pssh pssh)"
I don't think I'll ever get that bloody song out of my head. Always sneaks back in, somehow.

And then there's the line SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D3
That's stuck in there for good too, I can tell.
(, Wed 6 Jul 2011, 14:09, 5 replies)

Hmm, Soda Stream. How I wanted one of those machines! Needless to say, Mum found one at a bootfair years after the initial CRAZE and it was a let down.
(, Wed 6 Jul 2011, 15:03, closed)
...and now the 1979 version:
"Sodastream, big or small,
Get busy with the fizzy, short or tall.
Create a fizzy flavour with water from the tap,
Press the magic button, shake it (just like that).
Fix a little mixer, add a little dash,
No trouble with the bubbles, splish a little splash,
It's an endless stream so get busy with the fizzy.
Sodastream - that's fizzy!"

I can still sing the theme tune to 'The Fall Guy', too...
(, Wed 6 Jul 2011, 19:12, closed)
Mars by the pool?
That's cool.
Twix in the sun?
Nice wuu-uu-un!
Bounty and Marathon on a summer's day
Like Topic and Mily Way...

That has played in my head on a constant loop since 1983 or something. Except in my head these Clyde Stubblefield drum fills come in around Bountty and Marathon and it's turned into Rotary Connection by the time the fridge gets a look in. I have no idea why. I don't believe Mars confectionaries are intrinsically funky.
(, Wed 6 Jul 2011, 19:24, closed)
You forgot one crucial part right at the end:
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 7:28, closed)
Haven't seen that in a VERY long time. Address 220, IRQ 5, DMA 3. Eeeeh them were t'days.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 11:13, closed)

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