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    The Fabulous Fuji X owners thread

    I like the first one a lot..
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    HiFi.

    I'm currently looking into the Bantam one with some sort of upgraded power supply. They certainly get a lot of love on a hifi forum I frequent. I have an Avondale amp at present which is also fantastic value for money (British) and Graham Audio ls6f speakers (yup, British too). Not sure if...
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    Very basic video editing software and hardware..?

    That's a very kind offer Kev - I'm in Cornwall, tapes are in London. I do have a spare internal hard drive here and hope to be going up to see her in a few weeks. I'll talk to her and PM you if thats OK, but can only accept if I can give you something in return...
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    Very basic video editing software and hardware..?

    I think it was mini DV. The footage is of her kids, shot maybe 20 years ago so I doubt the quality is too high anyway. It's about time I said thank you to you for your multiple replies too - much appreciated Kev. I've just been looking into Handbrake (see, I do listen to what you say..!) and may...
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    Very basic video editing software and hardware..?

    Do you know if these can copy from a dvd disc ? If so, then can you please tell me the model number as this might be perfect for me as it could be given to my friend (who is also a client) and thus claimed as a business expense...!)
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    Very basic video editing software and hardware..?

    Again, thanks for the replies - I don't have a lot of money (off work for a few months following an operation, and being self employed means no income..) and sore eyes mean I struggle spending much time in front of a screen. Sob sob...
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    Very basic video editing software and hardware..?

    Thank you both for your replies - this sounds a bit more complex than I'd hoped. Maybe I should look into buying some software if it is going to make things simple (it needs to be if I'm going to use it...)
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    Very basic video editing software and hardware..?

    Sorry if this is so very basic but... I had half a dozen video tapes transferred to dvd for a friend who tells me there are lot of long blank bits, which she wants removed. I guess this means ripping the footage to my pc, editing then copying back to another dvd. Having never done any video...
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    Blimey , How long have I been a member

    May 2007 was when I first found TP - it was a pretty small place then, but so many old timers are still here which says something. Not sure what though..
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    Sober NY Eve - am I alone

    I spent the day in hospital having an operation. No alcohol, just morphine. I didn't do much dancing, but did spend the night getting up to pee every hour.
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    Car lights - front on, back ones not..?

    Yup, my bad choice of words, I agree with what you say.
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    Car lights - front on, back ones not..?

    Sadly the older I get, the less tolerant I become of the idiots that exist everywhere, not just on the roads. I really do think that the driving test should be a 3 yearly thing so that bad habits are corrected and I also think that cars need so many of these 'features' removed so that when...
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    Moving From 4 to 2 Wheels

    I hope my last post didn't seem too full of gloom and reasons not to ride... I started riding when I was 7 and have only ever not had a bike for a couple of years since then (when I was first in hospital) There are few better feelings than a good ride on a sunny day. And, for what it is worth...
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    Moving From 4 to 2 Wheels

    As above, but also - Learn to see every other road user as being a blind fool who is out to get you. Self preservation is key. Wear full protective clothing. This is coming from one who has spent several years in total in hospital and on crutches, and so far I've had 13 operations with another...
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    Car lights - front on, back ones not..?

    No, I've seen it plenty of times, but having driven a lot over the last few days it's only now I've thought to ask about it. I also tend to do a lot of my driving in the dark so it's not so obvious..
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