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Offline EEVblogTopic starter

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Track down Dave & Win!
« on: September 11, 2011, 09:26:53 pm »
A quick "contest", only for those going to the Electronex show in Sydney this Wednesday.

The first person to track me down at the show and shout out "Great Scott!" wins a free IDEAL True RMS Multimeter (slightly "reviewed").

Dave.
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2011, 09:30:21 pm »
Unfortunately, I won't be there, but... I'm curious: why "Great Scott"?  :)
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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2011, 09:44:17 pm »
Unfortunately, I won't be there, but... I'm curious: why "Great Scott"?  :)

I'm going to go out on a limb and guess "Doc Brown" ;)
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2011, 10:08:49 pm »
Visiting such shows its always fun, but it includes allot of walking.... get soft shoes ..  ;)
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2011, 02:51:55 am »
Soft shoes are for pussies. Go the Segway!
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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2011, 11:20:22 am »
Jeri Ellsworth got thrown out of ESC(?) for wearing roller skates!

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2011, 11:55:41 am »
Screw the Segway...if I have to yell out "Great Scott" I'll be doing it from my HoverboardĀ©.
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2011, 09:25:59 am »
A quick "contest", only for those going to the Electronex show in Sydney this Wednesday.

The first person to track me down at the show and shout out "Great Scott!" wins a free IDEAL True RMS Multimeter (slightly "reviewed").

Dave.
All those looking for the convention in Sydney were well and truly fooled. No meter prize for them.  ;)
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2011, 10:30:47 am »
Jeri Ellsworth got thrown out of ESC(?) for wearing roller skates!

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Damn, i wonder if they knew who she was.
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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2011, 11:47:21 am »
Screw the Segway...if I have to yell out "Great Scott" I'll be doing it from my HoverboardĀ©.

The irony is that the inventor of the segway was killed when his runaway segway ran into a river.
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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2011, 12:26:47 pm »
The irony is that the inventor of the segway was killed when his runaway segway ran into a river.

Not quite -- it was a British chap called Jimi Heselden who bought the company in 2010, not the inventor.  He rode it off a cliff into a river; the coroner's inquest heard that he was riding along a footpath through a park (Segways aren't legal for use on the public highway in the UK) when he encountered a dog-walker coming the other way.  He backed up to let the pedestrian pass and went over the edge...
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2011, 03:18:51 am »
A quick "contest", only for those going to the Electronex show in Sydney this Wednesday.

The first person to track me down at the show and shout out "Great Scott!" wins a free IDEAL True RMS Multimeter (slightly "reviewed").

Dave.
All those looking for the convention in Sydney were well and truly fooled. No meter prize for them.  ;)

Umm, yeah, that was part of the test!  :-[

Dave.
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2011, 03:19:51 am »
Jeri Ellsworth got thrown out of ESC(?) for wearing roller skates!

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Damn, i wonder if they knew who she was.

The ironic things was, she came back this year and gave the Keynote!

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2011, 03:31:28 am »
So did anyone win the meter?
 

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Re: Track down Dave & Win!
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2011, 03:59:05 am »
So did anyone win the meter?

Yep, I wasn't even in the door before someone shouted it out!
You'll see the winner in the video.

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