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Hello Everybody. I'm Tim...

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself!' started by JJTimothy, May 14, 2018.

  1. JJTimothy

    JJTimothy Active Member

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    ...and I'm a trainaholic.

    I've been interested in trains for almost as long as I can remember and into computers since school so I was well aware that combining the two could be trouble. I'd seen train simulators of course and even experimented with a couple but my problem really started in 2015 when I met Derek Siddle of Dovetail at Locomotion in Shildon. The swine was giving away TS 2016 with the Weardale and Teesdale route... I didn't have a chance!

    I told myself it was something the Friends of Darlington Railway Museum would be interested in, I was even using their PC to run it. I thought I could handle it but now... well, to cut a long story short, I've got my own copy of TS, a PC of my own that can run it, a bunch of routes and I've just passed 400 hours in game- more like 650 if you include time as FriendsofDRCM.

    Watch out for Derek Siddle- he's an enabler.

    I'm very grateful to him! :)
     
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  2. Trainmania100

    Trainmania100 Active Member

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    Good welcome and morning to the forums tail dove
     
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  3. JJTimothy

    JJTimothy Active Member

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    A thank belated you the welcome for.
     
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  4. DeanO55

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    OOh darn yeah thats a dam good route and very addictive.
    Welcome aboard and enjoy the ride.
     
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  5. 52_Western

    52_Western Active Member

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    Welcome to the Dovetail forums, that's interesting!
     
  6. JJTimothy

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    I live in the area and can attest that it is very evocative. It's really well put together and it's the Stockton and Darlington's original main line (well- about half of it) and if you're at all interested in railways you've heard of the S&DR. I think it might have spoiled me for other DLC- although the Woodhead line is growing on me.
     
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  7. CrazyGecko

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    The woodhead line is pretty good but I haven't tried the new Black 5 on it yet until I finished travelling on the West lines of Scotland.
     
  8. PASTORIUS9000

    PASTORIUS9000 New Member

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    Welcome! My name is also Tim :)
     
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