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  1. Roku issues

    Bit of assistance required - I have a Roku stick plugged into the telly, and until recently I could cast from my laptop fine. Now I just can't get connected - I've reset it and set it up again, changed the Wifi channel to 11, moved the router away from other electrical equipment, but no joy...
  2. steveo

    Long story, power cuts and a water dowser.

    If I had posted this when it started, it may have had the legs to match MK's fridge post. So i'll keep it short but you may get bored. Earlier this year, probably February time, I saw some damp patches on the left side outside wall of my house. Thought they would dry up but they didn't. We...
  3. RHB

    HDMI cables and other electrical leads - I've got the arseache

    I've had been recently commissioned by the Goddess to move our television in the lounge to a more central position on a wall a fair bit further away from the existing cable entry points. This has required longer Fig 8 power cables, longer internet patch cables and most importantly for me, a...
  4. Late(st) Supporters Forum update

    A couple of weeks back I promised a report back from the latest Supporters Group Forum meeting, apologies for it taking so long but things have been a bit hectic and time has been at premium, anyway I’ve now managed to find a couple of hours spare, so here goes. Hope you've got a couple...
  5. Cricko

    Last Day: Christmas Quiz. Cryptic 3.

    Ok last one people and a bit longer than the others..Some very easy, some not so. Have fun. :smiles: Cryptic capital cities: 1.Multiplying by two? - Dublin 2.Is this the place to get plastered? - Paris 3.Put father in a paper receptacle? - Baghdad 4.Reserve a peaceful break? - Bucharest...
  6. Breaking News Sainsburys article found in Property Week

    Found this article this morning, might finally be getting some progress on FF. Sainsbury’s has long been a friend of League Two football club Southend United. The supermarket is hoping to take over its stadium at Roots Hall for redevelopment as a store. What could go wrong for the Shrimpers...
  7. steveo

    Electrical advice

    I've got a switch in an ensuite that turns the lights and extractor fan on together. Is it easy to install a seperate switch so the work independently?
  8. KrustyTheKray

    Question Smoke from top of N/E floodlight pylon?

    What was all that about? Had one of the bulbs caught alight, or was it some sort of electrical fire? Did anyone else see this? Didn't look too good though!
  9. ******** electrical question!

    hi all, i've just moved flats and am having some hi-fi issues. my turntable is now quite a way from my amp, and so i can't attached the turntable grounding wire to the amp (the amp has a built in phono stage). A work around is to ground the turntable to something that is already grounded, so...
  10. steveo

    Electrical question

    Can you wire an electric cooker via a junction box or does the wire have to go directly form the cooker into the wall socket?
  11. DTS

    My weird day trip to Bristol.

    Decided to go to Bristol Rovers as its getting close to baby time and I want to be close enough to home so that I can get back incase MrS DtS decided to pop. As we have three weeks to go a look at the fixture list told me this was the last one I could aim for. I am allowing myself home games as...
  12. Why drugs are good

    In response to the Why Drugs Are Bad Thread... Electronica jazz-freak and well renowned acid head Squarepusher has put forward a strong case for why drugs are good! “This album started as a daydream about watching a crazy, beautiful rock band play an ultra-gig. At first, a giant fluorescent...
  13. Question Black gunk

    Ok Shrimperzonians, have a small query... Yesterday I had an electrical fault at home that I had to rectify and when open up the junction box it was full of a tarry, black gunk. Now I've noticed this stuff in the cellar on the central heating pipes and (strangely) underneath the bath. Now I...
  14. Napster

    Best opening lines in movie history

    My favourite here. Choose Life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a ****ing big television, choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol and dental insurance. Choose fixed interest mortgage repayments...
  15. Firestorm


    The electrical warehouse in Progress road has been completely destroyed in a blaze. 100 firefighters at one stage . http://www.echo-news.co.uk/display.var.1923528.0.blaze_destroys_warehouse.php Progress road shut for most of the day (despite the echo calling it Prospect Road !)
  16. The Artful Shrimper

    Software Questionarre

    Whilst still battling with redoing, reformatting and generally tinkering with things I shouldn't I wondered what the most essential pieces of software are. OS exluded as I use a Windoze version of ME Photoshop and Dreamweaver are my essential bits of Computer bling which I haggled from a...
  17. Leeboy

    C2C Tonight

    still fecked lads : This Evenings Peak Service. MONDAY 19TH JULY PM SERVICES Due to yesterdays fire in the Electrical switch room between Upminster and West Horndon, C2C have to reduce the number of trains normally run which will severely affect this Evenings service. It has been necessary to...
  18. fbm

    Jamie Stuart

    ..has dropped out of pro football. He is joining his father's electrical business.
  19. fbm

    Jamie Stuart

    ..has dropped out of pro football. He is joining his father's electrical business.
  20. Napster

    Mark Prudhoe and Darlington's creditors

    Four Corners Food Service, Darlington £6,250.32 All Events Security £1,638.50 AON Ltd, Newcastle £26,133.05 Aquatech Ltd, Colcehester £2,458.04 Aramark, Newton Aycliffe £307.39 AES, Darlington £638.50 Beacon Woodcraft Ltd, Walsall £18,403.24 Biffa Waste Services Ltd. High Wycombe £775.64 Brakes...