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by jonesthegarage
Mon Feb 22, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1195
Views: 212705

Re: Elephant House Auctions

[quote="jingle"] Cheap patsy fair on ebay tonight Who got it I rang the owner Sounded foreign and shady As he would not give me the area he lived Just south east london of course it's entirely possible there is an innocent seller in South East London who thinks a "foreign and shady" i.e. Scouser and...
by jonesthegarage
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:55 am
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels
Replies: 179
Views: 55048

Re: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels

no help on the machines but I will comment on the rhyming of "Lydia" with "EncylopIDDIA", now that is art worthy of praise, not entirely unrelated to your perceived or actual mental state I offer the following which for me is perhaps the greatest pun ever produced https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_S...
by jonesthegarage
Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Aristocrat Clickety Click machine
Replies: 11
Views: 1584

Re: Aristocrat Clickerty Click machine

I think "Aristocrat" in this instance is a red herring and is the name of an equipment distribution company in Cockermouth.
by jonesthegarage
Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auctions and costs
Replies: 6
Views: 1254

Re: Auctions and costs

is this the "Easy Perm" Allwin not one of their's then? !!ESCAPE!! !!ESCAPE!!
by jonesthegarage
Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Huge Book Collection for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1565

Re: Huge Book Collection for sale

I had seen the identical ad on Gumtree by Scottie but being old enough and wise enough not to go into print before checking my memory I had another look and noticed the accompanying map showing the advertiser's location was Buckingham Palace. My sixpence is on Scottie actually being a Corgi.
by jonesthegarage
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Revamped Beromat-type Bandits
Replies: 150
Views: 30081

Re: Revamped Beromat-type Bandits

been a while since we had such a strong contender for the title "Ugliest Beromat Derivative" but here it is.
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BEROMAT-ORION ... SwAYtWLQIH
by jonesthegarage
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Greaves Amusements Money Tree (Bally conversion)
Replies: 50
Views: 13507

Re: Greaves Amusements Money Tree (Bally conversion)

Welcome Bedbug, an American friend of mine used the expression "crazier than a bedbug", I hope it's not you. Anyway, don't be thrown by the Greaves Amusements name, they will just be the suppliers, operator, etc; your machine is actually manufactured by Bally and is just one of myriad variations of ...
by jonesthegarage
Fri Oct 23, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Unusual Slot Machine Theme
Replies: 4
Views: 971

Re: Unusual Slot Machine Theme

you mean Monty Python as in the musical "Spam a Slot"
by jonesthegarage
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:10 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jennings Governor two plays for 6d
Replies: 4
Views: 1114

Re: Jennings Governor two plays for 6d

two pulls for a shilling reminds me of a girl I knew at school for some reason
by jonesthegarage
Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Take your shoes and socks off and try again.
Replies: 4
Views: 851

Re: Take your shoes and socks off and try again.

The EBay seller is offering 50 x pennies for £7.99 or 100 @ £20.00. It's a new kind of reverse discounting policy started by some supermarkets I think.