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Re: Welcome to TGB.tv. Make yourself known!

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Post by STC » Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:22 pm

Hi greg :) Welcome buddy!
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Post by StumpyBloke » Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:48 pm

dduk wrote:To quote the Shat: "My friends, we have come home".

Outstanding work, team.
Welcome back Aaron, tried finding you on WE to tell you but got so p'd off with it I gave up!!
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Post by StumpyBloke » Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:04 pm

Hey!

Well some of you will have been fortunate enough to know me from the old TGB (I can hear some of you shouting UNFORTUNATE already!!) and like many of you I have defected here since MS killed the old TGB. I used to work in local governement but got out of the sinking ship 4 years ago and now am self employed supporting PC's for private and small business customers...it beats working for a living ;)

I have just reached the grand old age of 40 but still look 30 of course!! :lol: Am a bit of a sci-fi fan and I hate political correctness and will never adhere to it! :P

I got into Media Center by pure accident... I wanted a way to stream music and videos from my main PC to my TV and tried a D-Link unit, and a Philips Stremium. Of course, contrary to their respective official blurb, not one would meet my needs. Whilst doing a bit of research (in works time of course, thats what its there for :lol: ), I came across this thing called Media Center 2005. Bizarrely, whilst I had been using PC's for years, I had never heard of this. So I bought a few parts, and built my first Media Center... and have never looked back, well ok I have looked back hundreds of times but stuck with it anyway. I know this might sound strange but seeing a television programme on my TV which was going through a bog standard computer took me back to when I had my first computer - the best in the world ever... Speccy 48k!! It was mind-blowing for me!! Aaahhh the good old days!! I really must order myself a life from Amazon!! :mrgreen:

Anyways, if you are still with me, thanks and congratulations. And here's hoping this site goes from strength to strength!
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Post by Porkshanks » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:16 pm

Thank Jebus! I hated the "new" site. This feels like home again. Thanks for all the work putting this together!!!

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Post by STC » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:18 pm

Welcome Mr. Shanks!
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Post by dduk » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:01 pm

StumpyBloke wrote:Welcome back Aaron, tried finding you on WE to tell you but got so p'd off with it I gave up!!
Thanks Rich. I gave up on the new forum too. It's a shame because I got the impression that Paul was working his stones off trying to get everything sorted. It was just poorly designed, buggy and slow.

This site however, it really is a joy to use and it's great to see the old band back together. Now... did anyone invite cVariable to the party?

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Post by holidayboy » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:15 pm

dduk wrote:Now... did anyone invite cVariable to the party?
Now then boys, bygones and all that ;)

This is a fresh start.

We haven't set any forum rules regarding conduct - and I hope we don't need to! :)
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Post by StumpyBloke » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:17 pm

Yeah Paul is a great guy doing a great job on a thankless task and my full respect goes out to him for so respectfully putting up with all the grief he gets!! Poor lad!!

Now then, cV... good question... Rob?
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Post by dduk » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:20 pm

holidayboy wrote: Now then boys, bygones and all that ;)

This is a fresh start.

We haven't set any forum rules regarding conduct - and I hope we don't need to! :)
You're absolutely right, Rob. But it was meant in jest - something of an in-joke between Rich and me.

Any noise from MS regarding the new site yet?

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Post by StumpyBloke » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:23 pm

I didn't mean it in jest at all!!!

Ok I lie like a cheap rug!!! We consider ourselves bollocked ;) :d. I'm never gonna make moderator if I keep getting told off!!! :d :d
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Post by dduk » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:27 pm

StumpyBloke wrote:I didn't mean it in jest at all!!!

Ok I lie like a cheap rug!!! We consider ourselves [BLOCKED EXPRESSION];) :d. I'm never gonna make moderator if I keep getting told off!!! :d :d
I can hear Rob typing away at a list of rules already. Well done, Rich!

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Post by STC » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:28 pm

My first day I gave Rob a warning!!!!

Just seeing what it would do but apparently a bit of a faf to remove.

Nothing like starting out a working relationship on the right foot!!
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Post by StumpyBloke » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:29 pm

LOL
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Post by StumpyBloke » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:30 pm

dduk wrote:
StumpyBloke wrote:I didn't mean it in jest at all!!!

Ok I lie like a cheap rug!!! We consider ourselves [BLOCKED EXPRESSION];) :d. I'm never gonna make moderator if I keep getting told off!!! :d :d
I can hear Rob typing away at a list of rules already. Well done, Rich!
So can I! :d
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Post by holidayboy » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:39 pm

dduk wrote:
You're absolutely right, Rob. But it was meant in jest - something of an in-joke between Rich and me.
I just know how quickly things kicked off on the old site when certain members got involved in threads :D
dduk wrote:Any noise from MS regarding the new site yet?
See here mate:

http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/vie ... p=212#p212
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Post by STC » Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:53 pm

There's something similar about an Egyptian uprising and this site that I can't quite put my finger on ;) :lol: 8-) :mrgreen:
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Post by Doddsie » Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:29 am

Well done....Good luck

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Post by asm495 » Thu Jun 09, 2011 2:27 pm

Think I'm fairly well known from the old TGB, you may remember me from such threads as hacking the DLL to enable H264 in Vista after the time bomb. This new site is a lot quicker and easier to use, thanks to those who set it up!

Currently using a Media Center system hidden away in my garage (Core i5 based) with about 9TB of storage. Use 2 Xbox 360s and 1 Linksys 2100 as Extenders to watch round the house.

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Post by lurch66 » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:35 am

ahhhh that's better, feels like home. now if only there was a way to get all the old post in here. :mrgreen:

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Post by twinscrewed » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:50 am

Thank you!!! I lurked for months on the other site before the big change and ordered my ceton then the change hit...the expert forum layout sucks...

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