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    Re: new discovery-interesting story!!!!

    well,after a break ive been back and found tonnes more!a mixed bag of stuff-from crisp and sweet packets to shopping bags from long gone companies.they are pulling all this wooded area down soon so...
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    Re: Vending Machines

    i have one of those little machines that newsagents always used to put outside their shops,either chained up on a stand,or in a wall mounted metal cabinet with the dispenser inside-this one still has...
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    Re: Balzac Balloon Ball

    i can remember these crazy things.lots of fun.until the time i put too much water in and the thing exploded inside and soaked the ball (and my sister i was throwing it to-some would say it was...
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    Re: Help, please...

    another thing i remember vaguely.never went right so soon got bored of it.and your right.i seem to remember it really stank.happy memories:D
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    Re: Going Live!

    my favourite show of the late eighties and early nineties.always used to be up early saturday morning to catch the earlier shows such as poddington peas/little muppetts/the raccoons etc they always...
  6. Re: Pics of inside of supermarkets/sweet shops/Newsagents from the 70's-80's?

    wish theyd kept it permenantly-this is how the shopping experience should be-i wonder if all the packaging was original or re-done?i doubt its original,thinking about it-but then,why would they have...
  7. more supermarket memories....presto and grandways.

    the presto i remember was down station lane,in my home town.seemed a tad like the hillards layout but smaller.equally similar was grandways,the one i remember was in hornsea.anyone else remember...
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    Re: hillards supermarkets

    seen the pidcs now jedi,and the main ones of the ossett branch,but the one further down just takes in the one on providence street in wakefield that eventually became mad harrys.another name to...
  9. old deposit bottles-bring them back en masse

    does anyone else share my view,that deposit bottles should make a comeback?i mean,i know barrs have started to do it again but im talking in a mainstream way like it was when i was growing up in the...
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    Re: Corner shops.

    my other local corner shop (still there now)is called dransfields in featherstone and they are still serving sweets into little paper bags.alas,their 'jars' are all plastic now and nothing is what it...
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    Re: Alpine and Corona Soft Drinks

    a friend has just won these online for me.cant wait to receive them:D
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    Sticky: Re: Crisps

    i remember the real ghostbusters ones well:)
  13. argos catalogues available.swaps anyone?

    i have several old argos catalogues,including three from the 1980s-would love to do a swap for old fizzy drinks cans and bottles from the seventies and eihties-if anyones interested please give me a...
  14. Re: anybody collect old drinks cans and bottles from the seventies and eighties?

    hi Heather,will check them out-really want some of my own though now ;-)
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    Re: Alpine and Corona Soft Drinks

    all great memories,corona was my favourite brand as a kid,that or ben shaws sun charm cola or dandelion and burdoch-delicious:)
  16. anybody collect old drinks cans and bottles from the seventies and eighties?

    hi everyone,was wondering if anyone collects the old drinks bottles and cans-you know the ones-ben shaws/suncharm,corona,trendy pops/panda pops and al;l the rest of the big named ones we remember as...
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    Re: Electrical items that dont last

    things just arent made nowadays to last longer than their first year on the whole,due to their manufacturing processes,ie everything is made so cheaply and on the rush that it always goes wrong-thats...
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    Re: Toy Hunter

    its finished now but im willing it to come back,really enjoyed seeing all the old toys that jordan buys and sells-too many toys to list that stand out more than others but a great show
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    Re: can anyone help me?

    thanks Heather,appreciate that;)
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    can anyone help me?

    not sure how rare this will be,but,considering they are not too old heres hoping.....
    looking for a 1970s/80s deposit bottle of either citra drinks/hey brothers/ben shaws-must have the original...
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    Re: for sale/swap section

    thanks Heather;)
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    Re: new discovery-interesting story!!!!

    cheers matey,in the end ive totalled 29 packets-various names-rileys,xl,smiths,monster munch(one bag dated 1985 and a multipack bag dated 1993),champion crisps,kp,etc etc but strangely only one bag...
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    Re: Banjos

    i used to like them,but i recall them being slightly sickly-but still an enjoyable little bar-i remember them to be smaller than in the pic though-and in like 3 small 'bricks' joined together:)
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    Re: new discovery-interesting story!!!!

    found lots (and i do mean lots) of old crisp packets from roughly 1985-1997 in a wood near me yesterday:D-alas they are filthy and some are in terrible condition,but i will clean them up in...
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    Re: Ghost documentary 70's

    ghost hunters?the only ghost hunters i know is the american tv series that really used to show last year;)but that was id say from the last decade-great subject though-im a true believer in all...
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