1. Not old. Vintage. :)

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  1. by Paul "Mclaneinc" Irvine
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    Andy, in your avatar are you doing an impersonation of Super Mario's unwanted brother?

    You have the Super Mario Odyssey hat and all :)
     
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  2. by Andy Barr
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    Great recommendation there, Paul.

    A must if you like your retro computing history, fellas.

    Remember also that Micro Men is still pretty easy to access too via You Tube and this is a fascinating look at the personalities and personal battles which erupted when Sinclair took on Acorn for the huge Beeb education contract in the early 80s:



    Perhaps if you've already seen the above, there are also these "supplemental" videos from the Centre of Computing History looking at the film afterwards:



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  3. by Andy Barr
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    Damn it, fella.

    You've rumbled me.

    There is a sewer entrance, just below that chair in the high street whence I'm sat, where I gan down and sort out those Ninja Jasper turtles by flippin em onto their lids etc...

    By rights, I should have all the rights to the franchise.

    ...I'll ask me dad!