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A Late Correction
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Four bytes went missing off the end of the listing for “Son of Mandelbrot”. The article appeared in the January 1990 edition of “Your Sinclair” (neé Spectrum) and has only just reached the attention of “AH Trewartha&#82[…]

Harry Bassett explains it all…
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…except why he’s called Harry when his given name is David, in this Ask The Expert column from last week’s grauniad. The second question in particular will be of interest to our viewers i think.[…]

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COBRAPLANE II
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Things that did not happen in COBRAPLANE II, what we saw in the cinema on Tuesday, which really should have happened.
-The really big Anaconda should have tried to eat the plane.
-The should have made a rope ladder out of dead snakes.
-They should ha[…]

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Andy’s Early Comics Archive
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Andy’s Early Comics Archive. It has a section covering the evolution of speech balloons, and has a large number of scans of pre-cursor comic books. He only goes back to papyrus, perhaps limiting himself to non-carved sources, but there’s […]

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WINGS – “Let ‘Em In”: The picture on the left is the first google image hit on “Thumbs aloft”. This song would surely be the first google audio hit too.[…]

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Indie Kid(d)s: The Plot Thickens
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OK, I was genuinely surprised by the existence of this![…]

Poptimism – Lesson Eleven
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London Bridge – Fergie
Jealousy – Paris Hilton
Hands Up – Skillz’N’Green
Hyperlink – Eiffel 65
Bossy – Kelis (more…)[…]

Entirely Moss-free Zone
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I went to see THE ROLLING STONES at Twickenham Rugby Stadium on Tuesday night. We were as far away from the stage as it was possible, really actual row ZZZZ. However due to the three storey high diamond vision screen it was still possible to make ou[…]

More Clues To The Meaning Of Emo
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Link from KT on the Emo thread (oh, the Emo thread…….). Perhaps this will help us understand what Emo actually is. (more…)[…]

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Quad-raPIE-leigics OR The Great Apple Sauce Debate
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Have we all seen the Burger King “Stack em” Quad story yet? Simply, this is a new burger in the U.S with FOUR burger patties, four slices of cheese and four strips of bacon which publicises itself on the basis of having no lettuce, tomato[…]

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