Dave Hawksett

  1. Night Mode

    02-22-2018 at 12:24 PM
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    Sometimes it’s the little things that can make a big difference. For those still blissfully unaware, the little red icon on the top right of your screen, the one that looks slightly like a mouse for a Mac, activates Night Mode.

    It was only launched recently but is now functional ...
  2. Please welcome Glen Updike to the Twin Galaxies Team!

    02-21-2018 at 09:03 AM
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    Please welcome Glen Updike, better known to many as @Ninglendo who has joined on a part-time basis as a Consultant to the Research Team. Glen has deep knowledge and experience both of the Twin Galaxies community and our database. He will be assisting us on the big ...
  3. Please welcome Stephen Daultrey to the Twin Galaxies team!

    02-20-2018 at 03:25 AM
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    Please welcome @Stephen Daultrey who has joined the Twin Galaxies Research Team on a part-time basis. Stephen will be working with Ben and I on various projects. We have already begun our work to tidy up the database and Stephen will be a big help on this. He will ...
  4. Please welcome Ben Way to the Twin Galaxies team!

    01-20-2018 at 11:12 AM
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    Please welcome @Ben Way, who has joined us in a part-time research role. Ben is working on a number of projects. This includes the overall effort to clean up the entire database, ensuring all tracks ultimately have clear and consistent rules. Please continue ...

    Updated 01-20-2018 at 11:39 AM by Dave Hawksett

  5. Twin Galaxies Archives

    11-30-2017 at 09:19 AM
    Over the years various boxes of Twin Galaxies material have ended up in the safe hands of various individuals. I intend to take possession of this in order for it to be properly catalogued and preserved. Recently, with the valued help of people including RTM and Walter, we have identified the locations ...
  6. Coming very soon: a new front page for Twingalaxies.com!

    11-16-2017 at 02:34 PM
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    We are launching a brand-new component for Twin Galaxies. We have engaged with a highly-experienced team represented here by Jesse Collins. We will be publishing content and tales relevant to our members and the global gaming community as a whole, on a daily basis.

    This will be something ...
  7. Farewell Cassini

    09-15-2017 at 09:12 AM
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    Nearly 20 years ago, while working for the BBC, I was lucky enough to be having dinner with Carolyn Porco, head of the imaging team for the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn. The spacecraft had only been launched the previous year, and had recently performed its first flyby of Venus, picking up velocity ...
  8. Old photos from DreamHack 2004

    09-11-2017 at 06:45 AM
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    I found a couple of pictures (posted below) of my first dealings with TG at DreamHack Winter 2004 in Sweden. Back then I was full time for GWR and set myself the task of bringing back the relationship between TG and GWR.

    I had to adjudicate the world’s largest LAN party and thought ...
  9. To glitch or not to glitch

    09-07-2017 at 06:24 AM
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    We now have a nice selection of active disputes, and a bunch of accepted ones. The discussion and evidence in each one has allowed us to narrow down the questions and focus on specific issues, many of which were unclear beforehand.

    Some disputes have put the spotlight on wider issues and ...
  10. Good luck Texas

    08-28-2017 at 06:30 PM
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    See title. That's it.
  11. Thoughts on the dispute system

    07-21-2017 at 06:44 AM
    Dear Twin Galaxies community,

    Thank you for all the messages and conversations so far. As the dispute system has been such a hot topic I thought I would respond here to make my intentions clear.

    Every score that has passed the TGSAP will be regarded equally.

  12. UK-based volunteer requested to test something on the site

    07-19-2017 at 08:39 AM
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    Hi all,

    If you're based in the UK and are willing spend a couple of minutes testing something, please post here. I only need one person so thanks in advance.

  13. Mission Impossible? What title should the new face at Twin Galaxies have?

    07-18-2017 at 02:44 AM
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    Dear all,

    Twin Galaxies has a massive presence but it’s a small organisation. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to come up with a meaningful title for your new staffer (that’s me!).

    Do absolutely bear in mind that I am going to be heavily involved ...
  14. New Face At Twin Galaxies!

    07-17-2017 at 05:58 AM

    Greetings everyone. New face at Twin Galaxies

    Dear Twin Galaxies community,

    My name is Dave Hawksett and I have been working with Guinness World Records (GWR) since 2000. I was a full time staffer from 2000 to 2005 and have acted as a freelance contributing consultant ever since. I have

    Updated 07-18-2017 at 09:03 AM by Dave Hawksett

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