John’s Roundup – 21/10/04

Roundup. No time to explain. Intelligence compressed. Reduced lifespan. Two point three five remaining.

I think we’ve experienced this moment in time before, sir…

  • Thomas Evans has unearthed something very interesting on Amazon.co.uk about the Corgi models. Both Red Dwarf, Starbug, and the twinpack give the following: “Availability: usually dispatched within 1 to 2 weeks.” Not quite the 1 or 2 days usually given, but rather better than the 30th November 2004 that RDSUK gives. A mistake? Quite possibly; but the other interesting thing that is less likely to be a mistake is that the Red Dwarf model now comes with the Lister figure, and the Starbug with the Rimmer one. Previously, it was only mentioned you’d get the figures in the twinpack, so this is excellent news.
  • Also from Thomas is the unbelievable news that Play have dropped the price of the V Gift Set from £17.99 to £14.99. (RDSUK still list it at

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