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If anyone else is interested in the 15-1 type sign up let me know as I will be sorting the database this weekend.

Also any of you that doing the predictions league please note that there will be a quick turnover of fixtures during the festive season so please make sure you check the thread regularly 

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I'm in too, in case I haven't made it clear earlier lol.

And Mark, I am part serious about helping out if you want, seeing that I'm spending my time at home recovering from surgery and doing naff all.

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Now that the 2030 World Cup and season is over, I'm finally 'upgrading' from Windows 7 to 10. FM 07 should still work, but if it doesn't then it's ended perfectly with Newcastle finally overturned.

Not looking forward to Windows 10. Time to strap myself in and hopefully come out the other side...

I had no choice, PC. May God have mercy on my soul.

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I did manage to get the FM07 demo working on Windows 10 after I upgraded, but I had to fiddle with some settings in Compatibility Mode. I've also got CM99/00 and CM00/01 running more or less fine.

Unfortunately, not all games from the 2000s will work on all W10 systems. Some games (especially the EA games I tried) simply will not work at all, no matter what you do.

All the best.

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8 minutes ago, CFuller said:

I did manage to get the FM07 demo working on Windows 10 after I upgraded, but I had to fiddle with some settings in Compatibility Mode. I've also got CM99/00 and CM00/01 running more or less fine.

Unfortunately, not all games from the 2000s will work on all W10 systems. Some games (especially the EA games I tried) simply will not work at all, no matter what you do.

All the best.

I tested it on some laptop and it worked straight away I think on there. It claimed the database was different and reverted to default, but I'm not doing a clean install, just upgrade, so shouldn't be a problem.

I guess there's always virtual PC for old games, but once FM 07 dies I'm gonna build / buy a Windows 95/98 PC speficially just to play a management game from my childhood. It only works with certain 90s hardware, so even virtual PC fails to trick it.

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2 minutes ago, git2thachoppa said:

I guess there's always virtual PC for old games, but once FM 07 dies I'm gonna build / buy a Windows 98 PC speficially just to play a management game from my childhood. It only works with certain 90s hardware, so even virtual PC fails to trick it.

Yeah, I use a Windows 98 VirtualBox for playing some of my childhood games (like World Cup 98). That can't do 3D acceleration, so I have to resort to using my parents' old XP laptop for other games. Unfortunately, that laptop's now 13 years old and slower than a snail in treacle...

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6 hours ago, mark wilson27 said:

Merry Christmas ya filthy animals....you'll probably guess what film im watching

Frozen 2.

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Happy New year everyone, at 4:30 in the morning at work!

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As I'm eating breakfast with the twins and watching the Chelsea game (still weird but... a hoot to watch top league sport LIVE at 7h30am!), I wanted to take some time to wish all here, a happy new year!

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Happy New Year to everyone here at FMS.

2019 was absolutely dreadful for me personally, having lost two grandparents and - on Monday morning - my 13-year-old cat. On a brighter note, my sister had a little boy two weeks before Christmas, so I'm looking forward to seeing him grow up.

2020 gives me the chance to start again from a clean slate. I turn 30 in April so I'll be making a concerted effort to change my life for the better. I've also started making plans for a new FMS story (or two), which might hopefully see the light of day later this year. :)

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On ‎01‎/‎01‎/‎2020 at 14:09, CFuller said:

Happy New Year to everyone here at FMS.

2019 was absolutely dreadful for me personally, having lost two grandparents and - on Monday morning - my 13-year-old cat. On a brighter note, my sister had a little boy two weeks before Christmas, so I'm looking forward to seeing him grow up.

2020 gives me the chance to start again from a clean slate. I turn 30 in April so I'll be making a concerted effort to change my life for the better. I've also started making plans for a new FMS story (or two), which might hopefully see the light of day later this year. :)

hoping 2020 will be a better year for you!

Know what you mean having a new baby growing up to look forward to, I officially became a Funcle (yes that is Fun and Uncle slammed together) on the 2nd of this month!

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On 17/01/2020 at 22:36, mark wilson27 said:

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@salkster2102 sorry mate

Oof, that's tough. 4 points between 11th and 18th. :eek:

But also, Hull and Brighton in Europe. Interesting... :lol:

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On 17/01/2020 at 15:36, mark wilson27 said:

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@salkster2102 sorry mate

I'd call this a cheap revenge shot after yesterday's result in Anfield if it hadn't been posted two days earlier. A preemptive cheap revenge post, maybe? :D

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3 hours ago, Dalbeider said:

I'd call this a cheap revenge shot after yesterday's result in Anfield if it hadn't been posted two days earlier. A preemptive cheap revenge post, maybe? :D

I did apologise hahahaha

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