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by doofus
Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Brenner Magic Robot Impressionist identified
Replies: 10
Views: 2399

Brenner Magic Robot Impressionist identified

A friend in the States has purchased this robot fortune teller but he has no knowledge of its history I wonder if anyone can shed light on it.
by doofus
Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: If not dogs, why not monkeys?
Replies: 13
Views: 5680

Re: If not dogs, why not monkeys?

That brings back great memories. I played that monkey race game many times at Blackpool in the 1950s. It's one I'd give my eye teeth to own.
by doofus
Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Import duty, shipping costs, etc. from USA
Replies: 50
Views: 13132

Re: Has anyone bought from an American Auction House on Line

I've had no problem with US Ebay sellers, mainly because I can establish postage charge very accurately and the pictures show condition well enough, especially if you ask for more. The big auction houses like Morphy and Julia are a different matter. I've found their descriptions are often way off an...
by doofus
Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Live Auctions (A sensible thread)
Replies: 34
Views: 5398

Re: Live Auctions (A sensible thread)

We have the technology! User Control Panel .... Friends and Foes .... Stick him in the Foes section and he's gone!

It's no use posting a witty reply slider, I won't hear from you again. !!CHEERS!!
by doofus
Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Live Auctions (A sensible thread)
Replies: 34
Views: 5398

Re: Live Auctions (A sensible thread)

Some forums have a facility to ignore certain members - trolls and idiots for example. Is there such a feature on this site?
by doofus
Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Live Auctions (A sensible thread)
Replies: 34
Views: 5398

Re: Live Auctions (A sensible thread)

Fiscal divide! :shock: Bless you, how could anyone take offence at being lumped into the penniless-yokels-up-north category. It's an honour to be insulted by you, guv'nor. "Horse and Hound" or "Lady" might attract a better class of tyre-kicker, don't you think? dirtdog
by doofus
Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Ebay & Gambling Commission
Replies: 319
Views: 33301

Re: ebay buying & selling

Easily solved with Buy It Now :didact:
by doofus
Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Token for Allwin
Replies: 4
Views: 1793

Re: Token for Allwin

The machine is one of the long thin Allwins that sold at Coventry. I should have bought another of them for a matching pair.
by doofus
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Token for Allwin
Replies: 4
Views: 1793

Token for Allwin

Hi Guys I wonder can anyone help a newbie. I have just bought a machine that pays out tokens (win a good cigar) but the usual tokens I have are too large. My existing Allwin uses the usual 18mm (7/10 in) tokens but this new machine needs something smaller, more like 16mm (6/10 in). I'd love to stock...