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All the latest news from the forum. Admins and Mods can start a new topic, and registered users are welcome to reply.

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Last post by sam
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on May 22, 2018, 06:19

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General Discussion

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Here's where the scientists and naturists hang out! Well, not quite, but you can discuss anything of a scientific nature here, including space and astronomy, the nature of the Universe, life on Earth, global warming, and the environment.

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on October 17, 2019, 08:14

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Got a hobby or a craft you'd like to chat about? Photography, DIY, Handcrafts, Musical Instruments, Gardening, etc, all leisure activities discussed here.

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on July 26, 2019, 15:22

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Here's where all you culinary connoisseurs can talk about the favourite things you like to eat and drink. Recipes, cooking tips, recommended retailers, menu suggestions, and, of course, your favourite tipples, can all go in here.

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Last post by Clive
in Re: Advice Needed
on June 03, 2019, 19:04

No New Posts Sports & Games

From football and rugby, to caber tossing and tiddly winks. Bats and balls of all shapes and sizes, the games with which they are played, motor sports, water sports, and any other sporting topics are welcome in here.

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Last post by daveeb
in Re: Eet is I, LeClerc
on April 04, 2019, 15:45

No New Posts The Buzz

Here you can discuss your favourite music, films, TV programmes, celebrity news and gossip, plus anything else in the world of entertainment and media.

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Last post by Clive
in Re: R.I.P. Ginger Baker
on October 06, 2019, 22:14

No New Posts The Laughter Zone

Post your favourite jokes here! Please keep them reasonably clean (we have the Danger Zone for the 'adult' stuff), and no bad language!

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Last post by Simon
in Re: Fifty shades of Grey...
on September 15, 2019, 22:53

Technical Help & Discussion

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The latest news and tech chat. You can also ask random tech questions here. If you post articles from other web sites here, please include a link to the originating site.

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Last post by Clive
in Re: Banking Apps
on July 19, 2019, 09:03

No New Posts Windows PCs & Software: Help, News & Discussion

Discuss all elements of Windows PCs and software, and any problems you may have. When posting questions, please give as much detail about your PC as you can. You can also post tips and tweaks here on how to get the best out of Windows.

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Last post by daveeb
in Re: Windows 10 May updat...
on September 26, 2019, 13:24

No New Posts Apple, Linux & Open Source Software: Help, News & Discussion

Worked up with Windows? Gone off Office? Here's where you can get away from Micro$oft, and discuss Apple OSs & devices, Linux matters, or any other open source software.

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Last post by daveeb
in Re: Latest ios update
on August 16, 2018, 20:33

No New Posts Self Building, Upgrading & General Hardware Help

Motherboards, Memory, Processors, Monitors, Drives, Printers, Graphics Cards, all the help you need with any hardware related issues can be found here, including advice on building and upgrading your own PC.

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Last post by Clive
in Re: Fuji XD Memory Card
on June 15, 2019, 15:36

No New Posts Broadband, Networking, PC Security, Internet & ISPs

This is where we discuss broadband, networking, routers, firewalls, anti-virus, web browsers, ISPs, and everything else to get you safely and securely online.

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Last post by Clive
in Re: Third Party Routers
on September 11, 2019, 14:57

Child Boards: PC Security - Useful Posts and Tutorials (Archive)
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Everything you need to know about designing and uploading your website. Which software to use, how to upload your site, domain registration and hosting options are all covered here, plus coding, scripting and programming.

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Last post by sam
in Re: WordPress 4.9.6 Upda...
on May 22, 2018, 06:13

No New Posts Software, Hardware & Website Recommendations

Want to tell the world about some great kit you've found, a handy bit of software, or a useful website? Here's a good place to start!

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Last post by Clive
in Re: Printer Cartridges
on November 14, 2018, 21:56

No New Posts PC & Console Games and Gaming

Discuss all aspects of PC & console gaming here. This is probably more for our younger members, but anyone can join in!

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Last post by Clive
on May 20, 2018, 22:57

No New Posts Mobile Phones & Other Handheld Devices

Need a new mobile? Knackered netbook? Hassle with your handheld? (Stop it!) Get and give advice and recommendations on all mobile devices here.

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181 Topics

Last post by Clive
in Re: Cancelling a contrac...
on September 15, 2019, 21:51

No New Posts AV Lounge

This is where we discuss the technical side of Home Cinema and Audio. TVs, PVRs, DVDs, Hi-Def, Hi-Fi, also cameras and camcorders. If it's Audio Visual, it's here.

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Last post by Clive
in Re: Black & White Televi...
on November 13, 2018, 18:21

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