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We must all have experienced it, looking at jerky old microfilm machines, and the microfilm reels which the previous user has wound back the wrong way, or the reel you want is right at the bottom draw of the cabinet right at the very back. :biggrin:

Now lets move to microfiche. It takes 2 or 3 goes (realising the writing is back to front/reversed or upside down) before you know what is the right way to put it in. Or some other researcher near you has taken a whole parish worth of fiche instead of 1 or perhaps 2 at a time.

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