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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #1 on: 17:35, 10 February 11 »
Cool, you've just ruined my chance of getting anything remotely constructive done tonight :D

Although they should have donned the clothing style of the time, just so that they knew how ridiculous we all looked back then too.

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #2 on: 18:46, 10 February 11 »
Yes, can recommend this as saw it on the Beeb first time round.


Definitely a good way to waste some time (I wish!).  :)

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #3 on: 18:52, 10 February 11 »
A typical BBC production! No CPC was harmed during the shows!
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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #4 on: 19:47, 10 February 11 »
Sadly the CPC isn't even in the show. In the 2nd episode in the 80ies they have to pick a home computer, but it's done in 1982 so the selection is only between the ones that were available in 1982.

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #5 on: 02:36, 11 February 11 »
episode 5*6... Sugar rape Sinclair.... :P

Also in "1986" they can't even load a tape for their BBshit computer... should get a CPC6128...
 
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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #6 on: 10:04, 11 February 11 »
Oooh fantastic! Thanks for the heads-up... I had read about it when it was being produced, will be fun to see. Anyone has a decent TV rip instead of YT?

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #7 on: 13:49, 11 February 11 »
Hmm, I'm noticing that the YouTube version isn't 100% like the one shown on local television here. The clip about Sinclair selling to Sugar wasn't in the episode here on local television. And I've noticed other clips too that weren't part of the version I saw first. So apparently there are at least 2 versions of this show out there.

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #8 on: 13:51, 11 February 11 »
Tried looking for a torrent or Rapidshare/Hotfile links, no luck. Let's hope it surfaces somewhere...

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #9 on: 18:04, 11 February 11 »
Tried looking for a torrent or Rapidshare/Hotfile links, no luck. Let's hope it surfaces somewhere...

Try Firefox plugin "DownloadHelper" or similar and DL the videos from YT directly...
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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #10 on: 17:24, 12 February 11 »
Well, yes, except that the quality is real crappy and they're split in 8-min segments...

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #11 on: 19:47, 29 April 11 »
As with all programmes of this nature, it all depended on where you lived as to what experience you had.  I live in Yorkshire whereas this programme has a Southern bias.
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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #12 on: 21:57, 29 April 11 »
As with all programmes of this nature, it all depended on where you lived as to what experience you had.  I live in Yorkshire whereas this programme has a Southern bias.

I'm burning to hear of some differences!

Some topics they mentioned were valid throughout Europe (the exact timeline may differ). My wife and I were enjoying the flashback a lot, and we had a lot of deja vus, though we lived a few countries apart.

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Re: Electric Dreams - The Barnes Family's journey
« Reply #13 on: 20:30, 30 April 11 »
Anyway, they can't even load some speccy game...
They should have waited 2 more days and get a good CPC6128... ::)