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    Re: best song ever!!!

    I still have all the vinyl I collected in the 80s/90s and some new ones that i pick up from flea markets.

    My three year old and his best mate love having "Discos" where I turn on the disco lights...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    Endorsed by Tom Baker allegedly.
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    Re: Moments in History.

    Are they the "Busby Babes"? The Man Utd team that died in an aircrash, last photo of them all alive?
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    Re: China moon landing

    For some reason of late i've been a bit fascinated by the moon landings and have found myself watching more and more videos regarding it, even those proclaiming them to be faked. Some of the ISS...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    yeah, we had dress up costumes for both cowboy and indian, the indian one came with a bow and arrow IIRC with suckers on the end. We played it a bit as the old B&W Lone Ranger series was replayed on...
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    I have the Donkey Kong version of that, also still works. I think that was more popular than the Mario Bros one in the UK though?
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    Re: TV Shows Only You Seem To Remember

    I always remember how he introduced that with his posh accent and rolling Rs, "The Rrrrrailway Carriage Game" :)
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    Re: Christmas When You Were Growing Up

    The only "Toy Day" I seem to remember was in Infant school when one friend brought in their Playmobil Builders Truck, I thought that thing was the best thing ever!
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    Ah fresh donuts remind me of a holiday in Caister as a kid as they had a donut shop near the beach.
    I like the smell of new electronics being used for the first time, that solder smell.
    Cucumber as...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    Yeah we only got sent home once in Winter when the heating broke down and it was snowing. We got evacuated to the local church once when we found a WWII bomb in the hedgerow and carried it to the...
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    Petrol
    Lit matches
    (the above two not together)
    Petrichor - the smell when it rains after a long dry spell. First time I smelled that was on holiday as a kid.
    Fresh mowed grass.
    Welding...
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    Re: First video game console?

    I've barely bought any proper retro games since I got my Retropie, so much easier to play andn my kids can't break my original consoles (as the three year old loves playing Sonic).
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    We have a few Fish Shops here, mostly greek owners. Some do Battered Savs, none do pickled eggs or wallies, some do gravy and you'll find the odd one that does curry sauce.

    Used to love going into...
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    Re: One of my christmas presents

    My mate has one of those Alexa jobbies, we were drinking round his and he was telling me how he hasn't worked out most of the commands yet, so I shouted "Alexa, set an alarm for 3am everyday", he had...
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    Old Computer Basic listings books

    If you scroll down the page here https://usborne.com/browse-books/features/computer-and-coding-books/ you can download PDFs of their old Computer Listing Books, complete with code to type in.
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    Re: Santana track!

    This?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8R_OQz_BtU

    One of my favourite songs!
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    Re: school days

    IIRC our outdoors wooden classrooms were referred to as "Demountables". They weren't on wheels but were raised and had steps up to them.

    I always enjoyed my lessons in those as it felt like you...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    Hmmm Cresta Cream Soda from the milkman with a scoop of vanilla ice cream in! Summer greatness right there!
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    Perhaps since the advent of the internet people no longer need to go into the woods to find old jazz mags? ;)
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    We lived next door to woodland and also a common with woods either side so there was no shortage of places to build Dens when I was a kid.

    Built a few next door, then one in the woods a bit...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    https://i.stack.imgur.com/X9pmem.png

    XD Buster Gonad also springs to mind!

    I remember one of our school teachers lived near a mate of mine and she had a big Horse Chestnut (conker) tree in her...
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    Re: Old Adverts from Youtube

    Public Service Adverts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUjhmBDUjFE
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    Our local village video store was small, so small that i had nearly watched all the videos they had at one point (i was into martial arts at the time so rented all their dodgy martial arts movies). ...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    Aw man, shame you still dont have the photo, that would be amazing to see!

    I used to love going into newsagents just for the smell, same with WH Smiths, living overseas it's a treat going in there...
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    Sticky: Re: A trip down memory lane

    I didn't get them all at once! Just one of them depending on which was around at the time. :)

    I remember Thunder Clappers, loved the free gifts on comics, I remember getting a Kazoo, a boomerang...
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