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Author Topic: Ceefax  (Read 1446 times)

Offline MorrisNielson

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2017, 10:32:55 PM »
Well held there on 2/2.
One of life's greatest pleasures was watching shootouts on ceefax.
Brings back memories. 302 for the main football page, 312 for fixtures?
The summer of 91 was brilliant, turning ceefax on every day to check who else Big Ron had signed.
I'm sure ITV had a local football menu (page 140 or 170?), can't remember if ceefax did. Page 370 rings a bell.

Offline eamonn

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2017, 02:52:03 PM »
ITV was 410 I think. When they had the ''Premiership'' show in the early 00's, they had dedicated pages for each club in the top flight. We were P502. Every Thursday, some cheeky fecker would preview the games, he always referred to John Gregory as Grecian2000.

I still miss Planet Sound on C4 text. John Earls was/is a really good music journalist.

Offline andyaston

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2017, 03:09:47 PM »
Put it on mix, watching Grandstand before the bidding printer with page 301 I think for the scores.

Offline eric woolban woolban

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #18 on: August 17, 2017, 10:22:26 PM »
I loved the old videprinter.

Crystal Palace .... 1 ....Aston Villa ...... 0

Offline darren woolley

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #19 on: August 22, 2017, 01:09:20 PM »
I also loved Ceefax I used to use it when my mom and dad were watching something it would cause arguments but I didn't mind as long as I got the scores.

Offline ACVilla

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #20 on: August 24, 2017, 07:52:19 AM »
Put it on mix, watching Grandstand before the bidding printer with page 301 I think for the scores.
Wasn't 300 sport home, 301 top stories, 302 football, 312 was something that sticks in my head but can't think why, 340 was cricket.

I do remember watching Brian Lara's 501 on ceefax, the cricket only refreshed every 7 overs or so.

Offline thick_mike

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #21 on: August 24, 2017, 08:12:26 AM »
312 was round up I think. Shorter news clips that didn't make the headlines.

...just looked it up...

News in Brief
« Last Edit: August 24, 2017, 08:28:38 AM by thick_mike »

Offline FrankyH

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #22 on: August 24, 2017, 09:16:08 AM »
It might have been Channel 4 , which did a fanzine style preview of the up coming premiership games for that weekend.It was always worth a read  , but I remember them getting loads of stick for commenting that the Villa Coventry game was a Black Country derby !

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #23 on: August 24, 2017, 09:24:14 AM »
312 was round up I think. Shorter news clips that didn't make the headlines.

...just looked it up...

News in Brief

339 was football news in brief, I think.

Offline ACVilla

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #24 on: August 24, 2017, 10:53:45 AM »

Offline SoccerHQ

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Re: Ceefax
« Reply #25 on: September 06, 2017, 10:47:28 PM »
ITV was 410 I think. When they had the ''Premiership'' show in the early 00's, they had dedicated pages for each club in the top flight. We were P502. Every Thursday, some cheeky fecker would preview the games, he always referred to John Gregory as Grecian2000.

I still miss Planet Sound on C4 text. John Earls was/is a really good music journalist.

I remember that, I believe he was called "The Guvnor." Not sure if that was Paul Ince in between jobs.

Used to love Ceefax. "Watched" many Saturday games on there as I'm sure many did.