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Other retro things

Post by Vyothric » Mon Aug 06, 2012 2:31 pm

Anyone have any non-gaming retro things? Here are a few of mine:

Dot-matrix printer:

Record player:

Nokia 7110 mobile phone:

Sony Walkman:
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Re: Other retro things

Post by MrFlibble » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:22 pm

I've been using an old Nokia 6150 until recently, had to abandon it because of concerns about it not being shielded from radiation (and also the screen was becoming damaged from long use). I find it to have been more efficient in many ways than the more modern cell phone I use now. The new one has lots of features I have no need for, clumsy controls and is not entirely tweakable (e.g. I can't turn off the option to auto-save sent text messages).

I also have a Siemens portable audio tape player I've been using mostly for the built-in radio lately.

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Re: Other retro things

Post by PerfectDoak » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:01 pm

Hmm, can't think of much at the moment.
I still prefer to use a manual tin opener :roflmao:

I've got this film camera:
Which is quite nice. I wanted to give SLR a go but can't afford a digital. I got this free from Freegle (like Freecycle) and realised how much I like the look of film photos again. You forget, in this digital age, how many times you retake a photo to get it just right. With film, it has to be right the first time!
Also, the downside is, I've got 5 films on the desk waiting to be processed, for about 5 months...
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Currently playing:
Goldeneye (N64)
Perfect Dark (N64)
Monkey Island (PC - DOS)
Supaplex (PC - DOS)
Donkey Kong Country 2 (GBA)

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