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photo Episode thumbnail for the Retro Unlim Podcast, Episode 2.

Episode thumbnail for the Retro Unlim Podcast, Episode 2.

photo Oh me, oh my! There are but hours to go until the big Retro Unlim launch. Suppose this is the last chance I have to post this, eh? It isn’t fantastic, but the flashing effect just about makes it worth it.
Oh, and because I forgot - Happy New Year!

Oh me, oh my! There are but hours to go until the big Retro Unlim launch. Suppose this is the last chance I have to post this, eh? It isn’t fantastic, but the flashing effect just about makes it worth it.

Oh, and because I forgot - Happy New Year!

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Pages from Yack Text, custom made for the Retro Yakking 2012 Christmas Special. Great fun to create!

(Source: illarterate.co.uk)

photo I hope you’ve all been good boys and girls this year, for your own sake. I wouldn’t want to get on Santa’s bad side, that’s for certain.

I hope you’ve all been good boys and girls this year, for your own sake. I wouldn’t want to get on Santa’s bad side, that’s for certain.

photo Oh, no! Only a week until Christmas… I’d better get those greetings cards sent out. Oh, and while I remember, here’s one just for you - a Teletext Christmas card!
Merry Christmas to all.

Oh, no! Only a week until Christmas… I’d better get those greetings cards sent out. Oh, and while I remember, here’s one just for you - a Teletext Christmas card!

Merry Christmas to all.

photo In the 1970s, teletext coders were instructed not to use clashing colours such as yellow and cyan. In 2012, I am fully embracing them!
Is the cassette a bit of a retro cliché these days? I prefer to term it a trope, because my old English teacher won’t tell me off for using those.

In the 1970s, teletext coders were instructed not to use clashing colours such as yellow and cyan. In 2012, I am fully embracing them!

Is the cassette a bit of a retro cliché these days? I prefer to term it a trope, because my old English teacher won’t tell me off for using those.

photo I have been assembling a (somewhat tentative) promo campaign for Retro Unlim, whose author asked me to customise the site’s blog theme. So I gave it a crack. Here’s a stand-alone animated GIF image which may possibly be used in a promo video and anything else that might be suitable.
Official site launch: January 2013. RU ready?

I have been assembling a (somewhat tentative) promo campaign for Retro Unlim, whose author asked me to customise the site’s blog theme. So I gave it a crack. Here’s a stand-alone animated GIF image which may possibly be used in a promo video and anything else that might be suitable.

Official site launch: January 2013. RU ready?

photo That’s it, the switchover trolls have had their way. Ceefax is gone forever. You happy now?
More.
Even more.

That’s it, the switchover trolls have had their way. Ceefax is gone forever. You happy now?

More.

Even more.

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Roberto has found his way into millions of homes across Europe. I do not know if this is a good or a bad thing, but it does raise a smile.

Courtesy Jan Sheunert and Chrishimself84. *Shudders*

(Source: illarterate.co.uk)