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baduila
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Thu May 26, 2011 12:21 pm

I remember I used to collect these from back in the day. Had loads.

Are these still being used today ?

I know the DXers still have QSL cards but thats an entirely different thing in my opinion.

Just curious...........

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Thu May 26, 2011 12:51 pm

I'd expect people to be a bit more wary of giving out their address on the waves, these days.

But I reckon I'll be surprised.... :D
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Thu May 26, 2011 2:07 pm

Thats the thing, eyeball cards had your handle and the CB slang for your 20 and not much else. You didnt send them through the mail you hadnt them out when you met fellow CB'ers.

I know DXers send out their cards but eyeball cards were just part of the fun back in the day.

Surely you all remember eyeball cards ?

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Thu May 26, 2011 4:29 pm

*slaps forehead*

DUH..... Yeah, eyeball.. i.e. you see the person.
Sorry, having a 'senior moment', there and getting mixed up with the QSLs!!
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Thu May 26, 2011 8:47 pm

baduila wrote:I remember I used to collect these from back in the day. Had loads.

Are these still being used today ?
Nope.
baduila wrote:I know the DXers still have QSL cards but thats an entirely different thing in my opinion.
Yup.

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Fri May 27, 2011 10:02 am

Oh well that answers that lol

Think I'll start a new trend, was going to make my own Microsoft Works.

Seems a lot has changed with CB since I last 'had my ears on' lol

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Fri May 27, 2011 3:27 pm

Where I currently am I'm lucky if I even get a copy, let alone an eyeball!

Moving to a new house soon though, which will mean ma-HU-ssive new antenna and hopefully more CB activity!!
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Wed Feb 12, 2014 1:51 pm

eyeball eyeball i had lots and lot ho good days :lol:

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Fri May 13, 2016 10:13 am

five-0 wrote:eyeball eyeball i had lots and lot ho good days :lol:
Hi guys,

I know this post is getting on a bit, but I'm writing a book about eyeball cards.

If you have five minutes to talk to me about them, that would be amazing.

Please please please fire me over an email/phone hogan_will@hotmail.com or 07966072826 and I'd include your eyeball card in the book and quote you if I could fit it in to the narrative.

Thanks v much,

Will

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