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    happy birthday.
    The 3 is super cool. i have a 2, and spent nearly the same amount if not more on accessories (original).
    If it comes with a basic mount kit, then wait and see what you actually need, as half the stuff i have i never use.
    The sucker pad mount for the car is good if you want to record random driving (it's pretty random out here).
    One thing worth getting is a decent case for transport. I got something off amazon i think, and it stores teh camera plus the extra casings, remote, wifi, mounts, dive pole etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by siuko View Post
    The only thing I can say is... wait...

    I'm sure I read somewhere that the Hero 4 was coming out very soon!

    Might be an even nicer present to yourself
    ahaha cmon I cannot wait :P I work in IT we want it now RIGHT NOW give all the technologies immediately ... 4 is coming out just before Christmas I heard

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    Popped up to John Lewis last night and reserved a camera while they are doing a price check. Just got the email through and they are going to match the price at Currys which is £269.99 for the Go Pro Hero+ Black Edition going to be saving me nearly £100 as John Lewis have it up at £359.99 excited going to pick it up tonight.

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    Happy birthday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Griff View Post
    Popped up to John Lewis last night and reserved a camera while they are doing a price check. Just got the email through and they are going to match the price at Currys which is £269.99 for the Go Pro Hero+ Black Edition going to be saving me nearly £100 as John Lewis have it up at £359.99 excited going to pick it up tonight.
    Aren't you actually not saving anything, since it was already that price at Curry's? You could've just bought it there :P
    You'd only be saving if John Lewis sold it to you at less that Curry's were selling it at.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garacesh View Post
    Aren't you actually not saving anything, since it was already that price at Curry's? You could've just bought it there :P
    You'd only be saving if John Lewis sold it to you at less that Curry's were selling it at.
    John Lewis provide a 2 year warranty whereas Currys only give you standard 1 year.

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    Got my GoPro last night and took if for a spin at football, it sounds like I swear at 18 seconds in but it was actually more of a cry out as I just got nutmegged still might want to mute it at work

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edU4Av5qd8M

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    Quote Originally Posted by Griff View Post
    Got my GoPro last night and took if for a spin at football, it sounds like I swear at 18 seconds in but it was actually more of a cry out as I just got nutmegged still might want to mute it at work

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edU4Av5qd8M
    Hehe - how many did you save?
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    Wow quick work.
    What a surprise - penalties!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiliconAlley_Sam View Post
    Hehe - how many did you save?
    Not enough :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Griff View Post
    Not enough :P
    Probably just adjusting to having a camera attached to you. Probably.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SiliconAlley_Sam View Post
    Probably just adjusting to having a camera attached to you. Probably.
    Yep thats my excuse haha

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    I hope tonight's clear cut. I've got Colombia in the sweepstake and Brazil in a points league.

    Did it fall off the mount at one point?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    I hope tonight's clear cut. I've got Colombia in the sweepstake and Brazil in a points league.

    Did it fall off the mount at one point?
    Got a bet on Colombia for overall winners 33-1 put £10 on so fingers crossed.

    Nope didn't fall off, I purchased the proper go-pro head strap the headstrap moved around a little but only when I hit the ground relatively hard and I just pushed it back on could probably do with tightening the straps



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