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    08-02-2020, 05:24 PM
    Eric, I'm pleased that I was able to make you smile......a requirement in these troublesome times. :) And thank you for the comments and...
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    08-02-2020, 08:37 AM
    Oh, dead true, Mike. It never ceases to irritate the crap out of me that so many of today's young expect society to take the responsibility for...
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    08-01-2020, 11:58 PM
    Not really; some of the tales I could relate about so-called "safety" in the elevator/lift industry prior to legislation and the introduction of OH&S...
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    08-01-2020, 05:29 PM
    I gained my forklift licence in 2006, done so as part of my job in OH&S (or Work Safety, as it's now termed down here). The idea was that I would...
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    08-01-2020, 05:10 PM
    I am in 100% agreement with your feelings on that, Eric. The 172 with analogue gauges has been the basis of Flight Simulator since the beginning and...
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    07-31-2020, 09:49 PM
    Steve.... It installs from the discs and then a one-off verification/registration. From then on the sim can be played offline but if real-world...
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    07-31-2020, 05:14 PM
    I intend waiting for a few weeks....until the initial dust settles from the stampede. When I do place my order it will be for the disc package rather...
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    07-18-2020, 05:43 AM
    :D All three currently take up space on the HDD in my old HP Windows XP laptop, Vern. When we had the house fire in 2017 and had to move out for...
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    07-17-2020, 05:09 PM
    Thus the reason I still have a couple of laptops with DOS and Windows XP. When I feel nostalgic I can go back and play those old sims.....every one...
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    07-16-2020, 08:40 AM
    Thanks, squire. Yep...the Gamesmen have good deals and, coincidentally, that is where my son pointed me to buy FS2020. :)
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    07-16-2020, 08:38 AM
    I stand corrected: 99% of we taxpayers & retirees. The remaining 1% get too much anyway! :D
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    07-16-2020, 08:35 AM
    seagoon replied to a thread Rolling Line in General
    Nice one, Scott. Sorry to read about your good friend.
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    07-16-2020, 06:02 AM
    It's not simply the enhancements to the scenery at ground level, Geoff. There is far more to FS2020 than just that aspect - as awesome as it may be....
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    07-16-2020, 03:41 AM
    You really are a wet blanket, aren't you? Stick with FSX, Geoff, and save you cache of cash.....FS2020 would be wasted on you.
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    07-16-2020, 03:35 AM
    PC Gamer has this latest info on the "boxed" version.
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    07-15-2020, 05:24 PM
    Well, our federal government has just given us all a "COVID-19 Economic Hardship" gift of AUS$750 each (taxpayers & retirees) so I know where some of...
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    07-15-2020, 05:21 PM
    I don't mind paying for a subscription, so long as the price is within reason and the product is what I want or need. After all, I subscribe...
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    07-15-2020, 08:55 AM
    One of the shopfronts was advertising it for that....probably RRP. But buy it online and the price is much more reasonable.
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    07-15-2020, 12:47 AM
    Many, many moons ago I bought a Thrustmaster HOTAS kit.....may have been one of their first such versions. It was excellent, so I should buy another...
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    07-14-2020, 05:29 PM
    Jesus! That's AUS$275 down here! For that price I'd expect water to be turned into wine, mate! :D For another AUS$500 I can get a VR unit and not...
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    07-14-2020, 05:22 PM
    Vern according to my son (who is in the games/animation profession) it is at the end of beta stage. The only thing holding it back atm is that they...
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    07-13-2020, 07:48 PM
    Received advice today that it will go on sale on August 18th. Price direct from the MS store, approx AUS$99.
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    07-13-2020, 05:06 PM
    What j'stick do you use, Mike?
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    07-13-2020, 08:19 AM
    With that SE5a and landscape so detailed I 'd be quite content just stooging around doing SFA! :D Gorgeous aircraft models.
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    07-12-2020, 05:20 PM
    Mike, for the age of this game the graphics are excellent. What version do you have and is this stand-alone or an add-on to IL-2 Sturmovik?
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    07-11-2020, 08:55 PM
    seagoon replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    The company I worked for manufactured and installed the tail-maintenance lift. I was in the engineering dept. at the time and was involved with the...
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    07-11-2020, 05:37 PM
    seagoon replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    No, Mike. But I did create (and upload) many others, which a few people seem to have enjoyed. :) Speaking of aircraft (just a moment.....I need...
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    07-10-2020, 05:43 PM
    seagoon replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    In FS2004 I retraced the flight of Dick Smith's helicopter journey, the flights of P.G. Taylor across the South Pacific in his Catalinas and a...
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    07-06-2020, 02:52 AM
    seagoon replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    I'd better start saving now.....although I imagine COVID-19 has put a spike in the planned release date.
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