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Postby Evie McCreevie » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:58 pm

Is it just me and my schoolboy humour, but surely they could come up with a better name for this product?

http://spl.info/index.php?id=22&L=1
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Postby zenguitar » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:27 am

Doh!

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Postby Folderol » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:49 am

Oh deary, deary me - Methinks somebody needs to go on the language 101 course.
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Postby SecretSam » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:12 am

I was pleased to read that "Its fascinating possibilities allow you to get the best results out of your equipment."

One of the controls is 'bypass period' which makes sense, especially for married men.




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Postby ConcertinaChap » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:29 am

Probably take their inspiration from a UK company that always describes itself as "The master bakers".

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Postby Dave B » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:13 am

I'm guessing that the next model will be the 'T' series and our mirth will be complete!
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Postby shufflebeat » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:20 am

While we're down here anyway...

(Variation on a theme by Dave B)

My first thought was "a clever marketing ploy for techy types", next I thought "direct translation from the Chinese".

Whatever the truth it's only likely to resonate to childish types (like me) during series 1-7. After that it goes mainstream.
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Postby SafeandSound Mastering » Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:15 pm

Oopsy, lol.

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Postby Smellthevalve » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:03 pm

Dave B wrote:I'm guessing that the next model will be the 'T' series and our mirth will be complete!
That'll put icing on t' cake
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Re: titter ye not

Postby Hamund » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:57 pm

Wang Computers tee-shirt slogan "Wang Cares".
No joke. How'd they miss that one?
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Postby Billum » Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:44 pm

I can't see what's so funny - this is a serious piece of kit! All the parts were thoroughly tested on this component analyser from Wayne Kerr Electronics:

http://www.waynekerrtest.com/

Have *you* passed the Wayne Kerr Test??
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Postby ConcertinaChap » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:07 pm

Hamund wrote:Wang Computers tee-shirt slogan "Wang Cares".
No joke. How'd they miss that one?

Easy. It has a different meaning in the States.

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Re: titter ye not

Postby Hamund » Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:06 am

Fascinating!! here's an extract from CCs link.
''This excess wankiness is signalled by an overload of the wankometer (compare bogometer). When the wankometer overloads, the conversation's subject must be changed, or all non-wanks will leave.''

Now, I have heard that the colonials are a bit odd ..
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Re: titter ye not

Postby Hamund » Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:51 am

Wang is not a good name for a PC. Discuss.
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Re: titter ye not

Postby DaveFry » Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:44 am

Years ago a guitarist over here had a fan letter from the USA telling him he was a whang king , meaning master of the whammy bar .
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Postby Hoopy Frood » Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:17 pm

DaveFry wrote:Years ago a guitarist over here had a fan letter from the USA telling him he was a whang king , meaning master of the whammy bar .

I work in the telecoms industry. A commonly used acronym is "WAN" (for Wide Area Network). Guess what we call the resident WAN expert? Yep... the WAN King.

Keeps us amused...
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