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    I've heard that cinemas don't make all that money from showing films so charge a lot for snacksto make up for this. As for food in hotels, me & my...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    14 Hours Ago
    Thinking about it, I suppose that the bring in sweets to the cinema has comparisons with when I bring takeaways into my Premier Inn hotel room when I...
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    14 Hours Ago
    I think that is a question that you should ask cinema staff - mind you, if I had owned a café or a restaurant and the public would come in and eat...
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    1 Day Ago
    Richard1978 replied to a thread Dumbo in Movies
    If you count anime the Japanese have been making high rated cartoons for decades.
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    Yes, but they don't happen at the same time, do they?
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    1 Day Ago
    I always think that health food shops are just a step below pharmacies - fruit and vegetables are healthy for people to eat, but I would hardly call...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Dumbo in Movies
    I wonder if any cartoon films had ever been given a 15 or even an 18 certificate? Tom and Jerry was always victims of political correctness because...
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    1 Day Ago
    I think that it is the hot food such as hotdogs which are more likely to smell other than the popcorn, and I believe that any cinema that finds that...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    What does popcorn stink of, dare I ask? - I have never found that that popcorn stinks, and I am talking about outside the cinema. One good thing...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    Quite true - it's like how Bells whisky seem to hijack New Year in the 1970s and 1980s, and Coca Cola was rumoured (because of Father Christmas' red...
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    2 Days Ago
    George 1978 replied to a thread Dumbo in Movies
    Dumbo is indeed a PG certificate (according to the Cineworld website anyway).
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    We don't get many regional variations when it comes to various annual events but Mischief Night is a curious one, even to a Nottingham person!...
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    2 Days Ago
    Haven't been to the cinema for a few years myself, but I am considering visiting the Odeon in Bournemouth when I go down there in August, or should I...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Dumbo in Movies
    You can't beat the original from 1941 which took an amazing 45 years for it to be premiered on TV in Britain because of Disney refusing to give...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    Today being St George's Day should have been a Bank Holiday as well.
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    3 Days Ago
    I was amazed that a Spar opened in Nottingham City Centre (now closed) back in the mid 2000s as I have always associated them with suburbs and...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    I felt that it would be a waste to spend Easter Monday indoors so I went out for a few hours, testing out my digital radio.
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    4 Days Ago
    I briefly mentioned Poitier on the ITV weekday afternoon films thread, but I think that out of all the roles that he played, his role as Mark...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    I have just looked it up and 2019 is only the second time in Queen Elizabeth II's reign that Easter Sunday has been on her birthday - the first one...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Easter in Holidays
    Easter was a bigger thing when I was younger - all the Cadbury's and Rowntree's (when they were separate from Nestle) Easter Eggs to look forward to...
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    4 Days Ago
    I am used to buying booklets of 12 first class stamps so I needn't worry.
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    Richard1978 replied to a thread The Cops in Television
    There were loads of short run crime shows in the 1990s so it's easy to forget some of them!
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  • George 1978's Avatar
    5 Days Ago
    I assume that they were aimed at those who were just about to post letters, and then realised that they had forgot to put stamps on the envelopes -...
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    5 Days Ago
    And they were probably wishing they hadn't considering that some people in the country of Iceland have objected to the supermarket using that name in...
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    5 Days Ago
    I was staying in the Blackpool Pontins in 2005 (now closed, probably due to Health and Safety Reasons, and I can understand with regards to the...
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    5 Days Ago
    Powell was in Grange Hill for almost the entire 1980s as Headteacher (save for 1980 and 1985 as Deputy Head) hence her inclusion. I can't stand...
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    5 Days Ago
    They probably did, but I feel that atmosphere of the 1980s helped the people listed to be more successful than in previous decades. Play Your Cards...
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    6 Days Ago
    Woolworths had the Woolco superstores from the late 1960s to the 1980s. They were a bit ahead of their time, normally being built on the edge of a...
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    6 Days Ago
    Didn't Woolworths used to sell food just like a supermarket many decades ago? I am sure that I have seen adverts in late 1960s and 1970s newspapers...
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    6 Days Ago
    Spar is still around, even if it is low-key in Great Britain. I suppose that it will be like C&A (and the European Union) - going strong on the...
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