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“PIONEERING” I.E. ROPEY SATURDAY morning techie tombola bringing primitive home computer technology to bleary-eyed weekenders. Obligatory reviews of new games, cumbersome programming tips, all-exclusive premieres of three second animation etc. Opening titles boasted, of course, an 80s (therefore computer-generated) version of titular Dave Clark Five 1960s hit; while closing credits rolled over exciting “audio” playback of a selected new program (e.g. HORACE TAKES THE BUS) which viewers were, ahem, supposed to record and load onto their machines.

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