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    Anyone remember Podd on the BBC micro?

    Does anybody remember Pod on the BBC micro - probably mid 1980s? It was an orange "person" (i.e. circle with limbs and a face) to which you could issue simple instructions – typically one-word verbs. It could do most things you could think of (or at least, that I could think of as a 6-year-old), including "explode".

    I have no particular reason for asking, other than nostalgia. I've tried a few searches but have been unable to find anything.

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    Pod can pop.

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    Fantastic game - you could have endless fun by doing "Pod can " followed by inappropriate words :-) (and if you watch outnumbered, the discussion in yesterday's programme about what does "inappropriate" mean was very funny!)

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    I watched Outnumbered for the first time last night, very funny and excellent acting. The chess match was brilliant.

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    I remember playing with it in primary school...

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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    Fantastic game - you could have endless fun by doing "Pod can " followed by inappropriate words :-)
    Code:
    Podd can: fart
    
    I don't know how to fart
    And that right there was the extent of my comedy repertoire aged 4.
    Last edited by AngryTechnician; 16th April 2010 at 08:55 AM. Reason: Remebered it was "Podd" with two d's

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    Nostalgia time!




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    Well that has made my day...!
    I loved Podd. Pop was an obvious favourite action, and it was the easiest to type, too...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    WANT.

    Now, where can I sneak that into my budget? Hmm, that 'Misc software' line for the Junior school looks accommodating...

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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    want!

    Boss says no though

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    awww Podd How cute, but don't think he's quite as cute as the original one and I bet they are not the ye-olde sounds we had back then when I was at school with Podd

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