Deric Longden Message Board
Katie posts on 9/12/2013 6:31:55 PM
I have only just seen this news. My heart goes out to Deric's family. I was introduced to his books as a teenager, and now in my late twenties have a network of the well thumbed books out with family and friends. I have never laughed or cried with a book so much as I did with Diana's Story. This may seem presumptuous but I felt like I knew Deric and his family in a way, because of his wonderful writing. Sad news indeed.
Jan Tenzer posts on 8/28/2013 3:27:50 AM
Tonight I met a wonderful group of women belonging to a writer's club from Evergreen, Colorado. Of course I told them of my favorite writer who we just lost in June, and I expect Deric's books will be in high demand as a new group of fans emerge. Regards to all Deric Devotees old and new. Love, Jan
audrey posts on 8/16/2013 5:30:06 PM
hi,all, glad there are some takers on the idea of a get together, hope there are some of you in Tyne and Wear area!!!! I also think we might have to wait until people come back from holiday, it's nice to have some replies still thinking of Deric's family,love to all ttfn
Diana posts on 8/16/2013 4:33:10 PM
Hi there - I know a man called Rich who's a whizz with all this kind of wizardry. I'll ask him to post here. Still thinking and praying for you in Deric's family. Love Diana - Southampton xx
Tiff posts on 8/15/2013 3:45:28 PM
Hi everyone, I originally come from about 4 miles from Derics house and went to see him once many years ago, I now live in Rugby. I would like to meet up with people and am mobile.
Andrea posts on 8/15/2013 12:27:01 PM
As far as I know you can play any DVD on your PC using the VLC Player. That program doesn't care whether the disc's code matches the one of the DVD-drive and is available for free (just google it). Greetings to all, Andrea
Natalie McMillan posts on 8/14/2013 7:21:41 PM
With quite a few DVD players they can easily be converted to be 'region-free' by punching in numbers on the remote control while aiming it at the DVD player. If your customer Googles the brand and model of her DVD player plus the words 'region unlock code' there should be some useful results.
Don posts on 8/14/2013 4:02:42 PM
Hi I also had that problem but found a program on-line.It gave information for various brands of machine. It worked ok on 2 of 3 machines.
audrey posts on 8/14/2013 12:52:08 PM
hi Annie, I agree with sugeebas, exactly the same thing happened to me and the out came was the same no problem at all so I would also advise your friend to do as sugeebas recommends it can be done,sorry all short and sweet love
sugeebas posts on 8/14/2013 12:38:35 PM
Hi Annie, I once purchased one of Deric's DVD's online and when I tried to play it, found that it was only for Region 1 (USA import!). I was so terribly upset. Then I had to have a computer expert in to fix my PC and I mentioned it to him. He said that he had a conversion programme and that would convert my DVD to Region 1. He came back with my DVD and a converted copy and I was a very happy fan indeed. So, you could advise your customer that there are possibilities to have her American DVD converted to play here in the UK. She should ask around and perhaps someone she knows, knows someone who could do it, or failing that, ask at a computer specialist shop. What they would charge I have no idea. I was lucky, the young guy did it for me without charging. There may even be conversion programs on line that she could use. Good Luck.
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