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Forum: Music Yesterday, 00:16
Replies: 7,068
Views: 127,088
Posted By Mike_1101
I can tune into foreign satellite TV and...

I can tune into foreign satellite TV and sometimes come across interesting musical items.

This was on "Star TV" Warsaw, they feature international and polish artists. This is Patrycia Markowska -...
Forum: BT Broadband 29-07-2014, 23:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By Mike_1101
I get a weekly mailshot from Talk Talk addressed...

I get a weekly mailshot from Talk Talk addressed to "The Occupier". The main culprit is Virgin who send me a large A4 envelope every week and stuffed with leaflets.

Both go back in the post box at...
Forum: Music 29-07-2014, 22:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mike_1101
Here he on a 1961 Pye single singing "Lumbered",...

Here he on a 1961 Pye single singing "Lumbered", recorded in Blackpool when the town still attracted big names. OK it still gets a few, but the town isn't what it...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-07-2014, 22:21
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Mike_1101
This is the demonstration record (in russian) for...

This is the demonstration record (in russian) for "Vega" stereo equipment.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwe7jS5XbzM

I remember them selling radios in this country but not the sort of equipment...
Forum: Broadband Internet 29-07-2014, 22:14
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
I didn't actually say that. I said "Some might,...

I didn't actually say that.

I said "Some might, many won't and I can't see myself needing it".

If some people want that level of service and are willing to pay for it, that's fine by me.

There is...
Forum: Music 29-07-2014, 21:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mike_1101
Here you...

Here you are
http://www.koolwritings.com/2011/06/day-lonnie-donegan-tied-up-justin.html
"Lonnie had seen early in his career that there was more money to be made by holding the rights to your songs,...
Forum: Music 29-07-2014, 21:35
Replies: 27
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mike_1101
One of his early songs, apparently the BBC banned...

One of his early songs, apparently the BBC banned it.

Lonnie Donegan - Diggin' my Potatoes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7eHYSFu1kE

On the version I have he introduces the song and explains...
Forum: Broadband Internet 29-07-2014, 21:15
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
Fibre connections to every household and business...

Fibre connections to every household and business will require the whole local network infrastructure based on copper cables to be replaced. This will be a huge undertaking and take years. Does each...
Forum: Broadband Internet 29-07-2014, 20:29
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
The telephone was invented in 1876 and I can...

The telephone was invented in 1876 and I can remember quite a few people who did not have one installed until well into the 1970s.

I can also remember a BBC news report from the 1980s about a...
Forum: Broadband Internet 29-07-2014, 20:13
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
I think it will be a very long time before every...

I think it will be a very long time before every household has a fibre connection, 50 years? In that event I won't be here...
Forum: Broadband Internet 29-07-2014, 20:10
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
I signed up for another 2 years with Plusnet back...

I signed up for another 2 years with Plusnet back in May. At the time I asked about a faster connection and was told BT Openreach had not released details for my area. They told me to call back in...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-07-2014, 20:02
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Mike_1101
If you look around 8:15 on the video, he is doing...

If you look around 8:15 on the video, he is doing something to the tuner. It looks rather like the tuner on an old Ekco 405 line set my parents bought in the mid 1950s.

Unfortunately I can't make...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-07-2014, 19:38
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Mike_1101
Thanks, I hadn't heard of those before.

Thanks, I hadn't heard of those before.
Forum: Technical 29-07-2014, 19:04
Replies: 240
Views: 28,069
Posted By Mike_1101
This is going off the topic, see...

This is going off the topic, see here
http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?p=73972204#post73972204
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 29-07-2014, 19:03
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Mike_1101
TV radio & record payer in one cabinet?

Was anything like this ever made or imported here? TV radio & record payer in one unit.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd4SugwQqws&list=UUM3moDpZVBgg98q-_IVuIFA

This is a "Belarus 210L" radio, TV,...
Forum: Technical 29-07-2014, 17:21
Replies: 240
Views: 28,069
Posted By Mike_1101
Slightly off topic for this thread but...

Slightly off topic for this thread but this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_utquXqPrUA
is a video of someone in Russia repairing a "Televizor KBH-49" made in 1956 in the USSR. He gets a picture of...
Forum: Broadband Internet 26-07-2014, 17:09
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
I assume it is the commercial roll out, this is...

I assume it is the commercial roll out, this is the exchange concerned.
http://www.samknows.com/broadband/exchange/LCMAT.

There is a scheme called "Superfast...
Forum: Broadband Internet 25-07-2014, 21:18
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
OK - thanks for that explanation, in this...

OK - thanks for that explanation, in this particular instance, the distance from the school to the exchange would certainly be less than 500 metres. Is it normal practice to route connections to...
Forum: Advice 24-07-2014, 17:16
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Mike_1101
This is the one I...

This is the one I bought

http://www.boots.com/en/Boots-Toe-Spreader-1-Spreader-_1154682/
Forum: Advice 24-07-2014, 15:32
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Mike_1101
Thanks, I didn't know about these but went and...

Thanks, I didn't know about these but went and bought one from a local chemist as lunchtime.

I hope it works as I want too avoid the surgery at all costs, the local hospital has had problems with...
Forum: Broadband Internet 24-07-2014, 15:28
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
Interesting, a cabinet has been installed on the...

Interesting, a cabinet has been installed on the opposite side of the exchange to my house at a location where there were no previous cabinets. It is only 300 metres from the exchange but it is in a...
Forum: Broadband Internet 24-07-2014, 11:50
Replies: 31
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mike_1101
I have heard of vectoring, as described here...

I have heard of vectoring, as described here http://blog.fastnet.co.uk/what-is-vectoring/

In my case BT have installed cabinets in my area and I understand they will be activated very soon....
Forum: Advice 23-07-2014, 17:37
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Mike_1101
Bunions and foot problems.

For some time now my right foot has looked rather like this
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunion (see picture)

This subject was discussed on here several years...
Forum: Politics 23-07-2014, 16:59
Replies: 854
Views: 28,213
Posted By Mike_1101
Before we found...

Before we found out........
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9l70h1K_V8

But how far will the current paedophile scandal go beyond entertainment, the media and politics?
The military?
Senior lawyers...
Forum: Politics 23-07-2014, 15:38
Replies: 854
Views: 28,213
Posted By Mike_1101
This will be interesting...

This will be interesting reading
http://www.ukipdaily.com/major-establishment-scandal-break/#comment-3860

"What if a Major “Establishment” Scandal were to Break?

One has to ask though, how many...
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