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Discussion in 'Members Lounge' started by tvtech, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hi John

    My friend, everyone has to sit back and watch. Including me and all that care about this beautiful country. Absolutely nothing I can do about it....except moan here.

    So, I won't moan anymore. Doe's not help :eek:

    Thanks for your post. And thank's for your caring. Much appreciated.

    Seeing this is my little thread, let's keep it funny and all. And alive :D

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
  2. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Will do friend. Stay well and I will look you up if I get to China one day. I need certain COB LED's only made by Dopdea in China. You know them?

    Here is a link to their Website:http://dopdea.en.alibaba.com/produc...ce_led_strip_module_with_CE_RoHS_EN62471.html

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
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  3. throbscottle

    throbscottle Well-Known Member

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    Hello tvtech & other folks. How specific do you want? Well I live in Nuneaton, in the Midlands, in the UK - it's a small market town that used to be a coal mining town, about halfway between Birmingham (which some of you may have heard of) and Leicester, and somewhat north of Coventry - about level with the top of Wales, I think, can't say I've never paid that much attention. It's rather like being in the 70's, but without the good bits, being here (though admittedly my memories of the 70's are childhood ones). I come from Yorkshire originally, a mainly engineering town (or it used to be) (although now it's mainly just a crap town) called Huddersfield, in the heart of what used to be a great wool producing region (West Yorkshire, aka the West Riding), and more recently lived in Cornwall, which used to be a great tin mining region, but now mainly produces pasties. And seagulls. I mean fish. I mean tourism, dammit. Anyway, the long and the short of it is, there are lots of places in the world I'd rather be from, England just isn't that great a place (and I have been been drinking slightly, so very honest!), though I can't speak for Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Cornwall which of course are separate countries, sort of.
     
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  5. Pommie

    Pommie Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Originally from Manchester, England. Now in Brisbane, Australia and have no intention of going back to Manchester.

    Mike.
     
  6. Ian Rogers

    Ian Rogers Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Ahhh!!! Now I know why you'e so good at spotting my mistakes..... Originally from T' North... Same train of thought.....
     
  7. davenn

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    Hi Gang,

    Am originally from Dunedin ( Edinburgh of the South) South Is, New Zealand
    Have been in Sydney Australia for the last 12.5 yrs
    Although I have been back a couple of times to visit friends and family, I have no real desire to move back there
    There are many more opportunities here in OZ for work and hobbies

    Dave
     
  8. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hey!! No problem. I have found alternative RS Components that will do the job...maybe better....but @ a price :D

    Keep in contact

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
  9. Reloadron

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    I am here in the US residing in the State of Confusion.

    OK, actually New York City born and raised but ended up here in Cleveland, Ohio USA. Not quite sure how I ended up here as I guess it was my little destiny.

    During my younger years I traveled the globe extensively and those were some of the best nomadic years of my life. Getting to experience different cultures first hand was one thing, experiencing the flavors of the world quite another. I loved the different foods. I like this forum not just for the electronics but more for the nice international atmosphere sans the politics. The spoken language is electronics which is pretty cool.

    I have yet to figure out what I want to do when I grow up so I guess I should work on that. :)

    Ron in Cleveland, Ohio USA.
     
  10. alec_t

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    I second that. I guess 'sans politics' is why some members choose not to disclose their whereabouts.
     
  11. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hi Alec

    Too true what you said above. BTW that set that had me by the nuts that you tried to help me with has been scrapped. Remember :)

    http://www.electro-tech-online.com/...ith-main-smoothing-cap-in.129209/#post1077338

    Nobody had an answer on the whole WWW.

    TV+1....tvtech... buggerall :( Very few beat me...in thousands of sets...

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
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    alec_t Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Electronics is like that. One of life's great mysteries :)
     
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    You plan to grow up? What on earth for?
     
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    From middle Tennessee, about halfway between Nashville and Chattanooga and a little to the north.
     
  15. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Hey guys

    I would really like to start a business here: http://www.electro-tech-online.com/...atlantic-ever-heard-of-it.130823/#post1086497.

    Nobody steals. People that can both think and write at the same time.

    No strikes. No useless stupids. Just people working together as a team to make things happen. To the benefit of ALL.

    A community of around 4000 people only...who all actually WANT to work...not expect free handouts for being useless..like here in South Africa.

    I have said it all,
    tvtech
     
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    I strongly think I am only European outside UK..
     
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    throbscottle Well-Known Member

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    Spelt that way it looks like "you-rope-ian"! An inhabitant of the jovian moon Europa, perhaps? But, what's it like where you come from, MisterT
     
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    misterT Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Fixed the spelling :) Finland is a cool place. Nokia is going back to making boots. Luckily the weather is on their side.. shitty.
     
  19. tvtech

    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Seriously about Nokia :D:D:D LOL. Stay well pal.

    Cheers,
    tvtech
     
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    tvtech Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Never mind. I am tired too. Sorry for confusion :D

    What I posted doe's not make sense. I guess I am losing it. At last after a long battle with Sanity, Madness rules.

    Regards,

    tvtech.

    PS: I am soo tired of drinking myself to Death here in the rural Eastern Cape...not one new building has been built here...no progress...just everything going to pieces. It is like nobody cares.

    Water can run in the streets.....nobody reports it because it does not help. Nobody gives a HOOT here anymore.

    Enough.

    I am stuck here for the time being. So, I will try and make the most of it.

    It is getting more difficult to handle though daily....over this.

    My passion for fixing or helping people with problem sets has waned too. Bugger them. They first try themselves to fix the set. They fail. Stuff all up. And then bring it here for me to try and bring back to life...

    Africa. I have seen stupidity beyond belief......I could go on and on. Bah :mad:. Not worth it..

    Over helping idiots.

    Regards,
    tvtech
     
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  21. DerStrom8

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    Take it easy mate. Don't do anything drastic. We're all here for you!

    Cheers

    Matt
     

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