The Mobile Phones of Doctor Who - Series 1

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Nokia 3200 with a photo of a Slitheen displaying.

To celebrate the upcoming series Doctor Who staring Jodie Whittaker, I'm attempting to chronicle all the mobile phones used in previous shows. If you think you've spotted something that's not listed here, or think I've made a mistake, drop it in the comments. You can follow along with all 10 series. Rose From the start… Continue reading →

Emotional Technobabble

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Screencap from Doctor Who. The Doctor says "Must be a Spatio Temporal hyperlink." Mickey replies "What's that?" The Doctor answers "No idea, just made it up. Didn't want to say 'magic door'.

"Reverse the polarity of the neutron flow!" "I'll create a GUI interface using VISUAL BASIC, see if I can track an IP address." "I love you, let's get married!" Technobabble sounds convincing to a lay audience. If you're not a computerist, then "hacking the mainframe" sounds plausible. If you're emotionally immature, then "I love you!… Continue reading →

Brightening Up The Office - TARDIS Lanyards

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The only jewellery it seems acceptable for a modern man to wear is a discreet wedding ring, and a corporate necklace. I've long since given up wearing a tie - why trust a man who voluntarily wraps a noose around his neck? - but as a sop to modern work-wear I have a security badge… Continue reading →

TARDIS

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Having moaned that my TARDIS was too full, I set on a quest to find another. The cardboard one I had appears to be the last of its kind - but I did manage to snag this beauty on eBay. It's a Panopticon '93 Officially licensed TARDIS - similar to this one on RetroTrader. Click… Continue reading →

Wanted: TARDIS

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Many years ago, when I was very young and you were even younger, I bought a TARDIS. Sadly, it turned out to be made of cardboard and only suitable for storing DVDs. No flying through time for me 🙁 Also, it turns out that it wasn't bigger on the insider than on the outside.  Meaning,… Continue reading →