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by petec
Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2
Replies: 30
Views: 7085

Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

although I think Nuts have lowered the bar considerably for ridiculous teamwear...
Hmm - thankfully you were all spared the outfits that we wore for Thunderpants as Mentorn decided not to show us....Nuts were conservative in comparison. :)
by petec
Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2
Replies: 30
Views: 7085

Re: Robot Wars TV Series 2016 BBC 2

Did enjoy the first episode although was struck by how very different it is from Battlebots both in presentation and intensity. Well done all those that took part - I know all too well it's not as easy as it appears on telly.

Makes me tempted to by some lipos for Thunderpants :lol:
by petec
Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Engineering as a career
Replies: 4
Views: 13363

Re: Engineering as a career

Not sure if I really qualify for this as I trained as an electronics engineer but ended up in software development and am now an Enterprise Architect. I think in this country now the options in engineering (what discipline?) are more limited. Part of the reason I found myself in IT was that my final...
by petec
Tue Jul 19, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke
Replies: 124
Views: 21394

Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Unfortunately I've got to miss this one as my younger daughter is having surgery. In my place please cheer on the underdog (whomever that may be) :-)
by petec
Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:08 pm
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Planned downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 24793

Re: Planned downtime

Also new extension that allows nicer handling of pictures...click on a pic to see if you are on a larger screen.
by petec
Wed Mar 02, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Planned downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 24793

Re: Planned downtime

The old style wasn't supported any more so I've given you a few options instead.
by petec
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:12 am
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Planned downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 24793

Re: Planned downtime

The forum has been upgraded to the latest version. Apologies for the downtime but a problem elsewhere forced me to reinstall everything. Should find this version works better on mobiles though. :D
by petec
Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Heavyweights
Topic: ThunderPants reborn
Replies: 0
Views: 22147

ThunderPants reborn

Don't know if anyone has come across this before, but I just found it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3Tc3fBUHYs

Victory is mine! :D
by petec
Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 48, Basingstoke, 21st November 2015
Replies: 167
Views: 44849

Re: AWS 48, Basingstoke, 21st November 2015

Remote-Controlled Dave wrote:Digby Chicken Ceasar for the win.
Well, a nice salad at least!

Spinners be warned - Titanic is vaguely charged and will have some new sticky tape on it by Saturday...be afraid!
by petec
Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: RW101 Announcements
Topic: Ant Shop - temporarily suspended
Replies: 0
Views: 14612

Ant Shop - temporarily suspended

Please note - due to a particularly annoying repeated hacking attack, I have had to disable the online ordering for the time being. I apologise for this but I don't want to risk the site being compromised. If you wish to order something, please email me at robotwars101 (a) lineone.net or PM me here ...