do you remember using a credit card machine like this?

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Mick O’Dowd… Yes!

Mike Waghorne… Yes ! Must have been back in the mid 70’s ?

Karen Sweatman… Yes, memories!

Matt Thomas… yes, first time I used it was in Masons shop using Visa or Access

Merv Kennard… 4 or 5 years ago whilst at the till in Wyevale garden centre, there was a power cut. The manager had to show the lad on the till how to use it.

Bookham Ally… We have two in the office for when we get power cuts. Very handy especially with Putin doing his thing.

Marilyn Spence… Yes using a bankcard here in Australia

Dave Nattress… Yes far too often was in debt for years!!

Paul Coleman… Yes. In the 80’s when I had a gym. Couldn’t have done the business without it. I miss the place. Great Times.

Record Players – Gramophones

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Redstar Richter… mine was older than that!

Alan Esdaile… I had one like this and the same colour but I remember we did have an old 78 wind up before this.

Will Cornell… When LPs started to be pressed on the more flexible (and therefore warp-able) vinyl, yet still play decently, I stopped stacking them and played them one by one, forever after. They’d spin in place if stacked. That might’ve been the reason most turntables after 1970 or so were single play version and the stacking mechanisms faded.

Pete Shaw…  I’ve got a Dansette Bermuda in Blue and Vanilla….my mum bought it for me in about 1963/64…first record I bought was “She Loves You” by The Beatles…..those singles had a rippled groove so when stacked they’d grip each other on the turntable!!

Yvonne Cleland… My father had one of these. He used to play Dave Brubeck and Stan Kenton on it!

Mick Mepham… … and won 2 – 0 …..

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