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  1. Re: The third year becoming Year Nine and all that

    As was Walsall, Coventry and Shrewsbury to name but 3 more too Richard, yeah!!
  2. Re: The third year becoming Year Nine and all that

    It was easily 1991 for me George or when I lived in East Yorks/Humberside at that "hour of day"! I can recall though Grange Hill never had the new system until Series 14 in 1991, so obviously...
  3. Thread: Great Yarmouth

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    Re: Great Yarmouth

    This is true indeed Mulletino, I have made an effort in recent years to visit as many Seaside Towns (as they used to be in their heyday) and so far this year I have achieved Mablethorpe (though...
  4. Re: The third year becoming Year Nine and all that

    I think I am ultra-certain George it was the 1990-1991 School Year and Grange Hill had the first change in 1991 from it being the 3rd year in old currency!!

    Not as I remember much about it...
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    Re: Italia 90 & Euro 96

    Great memories indeed OTBF - though both are sad memories in more way's than one:cry: I very very easily can like yesterday recall being 13 in June/July 90 and staying up and really hoping we'd...
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    Par the usual rubbish that is Modern TV, from Lockdown onwards from April - it was Bread and Hi Di Hi!, then other old classics like Birds Of A Feather that are on Drama etc - now Classic...
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    Sticky: Re: Test/Message Area

    Hiya Darren

    Just tried to PM you to see how your going on as it's been so long mate!!

    Sadly your in-box is full if you can attend to it mate!!

    Thanks

    80sChav
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    Re: The year 2000 from a past perspective

    Thinking back even (after a few days upon reading this thread0, even saying that 1989 was nearer to 2000 than than 2020 is or even 2015 being 15 years in to the Noughties is un-real for "1989...
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    Re: The year 2000 from a past perspective

    Another amazing thing/coincidence about 1995 and 2000 was Pulp's Disco 2000 coming out in 1995 (and the thoughts of Jarvis writing about the year 2000 in it

    80sChav
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    Re: The year 2000 from a past perspective

    2000 seems a long way off now imho George - not as I am sure I'd want to go backto such a tricky part of my life in my early 20s

    Yeah the World was'nt as bad and evil, but you had no...
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    Re: School's being "rough"

    Was you a "bit of a Freddie Mainwairing" then mate, where you got consesions on letting most things being allowed to be let go!!??
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    Re: School's being "rough"

    Not like on GH when Hollo and Vince painted Vince's Trainers Red after one got Red Paint on it hey George!!?

    Cue Ziggy's classic line "like it, Liverpool Trainers", which was before Coloured...
  13. Thread: The Monkees

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    Re: The Monkees

    Probably it's fair to say that the Monees were the best Angglo British-American 60s group male-wise

    The guy from Manchester - Davy had looks to charm anybody, I can only imagine men wanted to...
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    Re: RIP Peter Green

    What a great group the "Mac" where - without Peter, they'd be nothing in their modern-er era imho

    Peter made them and more so established them with the first ever total instrumental song of the...
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    Old Coronation st on ITV 3 is a marvel, un-like Today's new Creime-Horror ridden Episodes that are issue lead

    After watching Bread and Hi De Hi earlier on prior to and/in early Lockdown ......
  16. Shirt signing day and/or last day "celebrations"

    What did you do?

    We had Shirt Signing and i used my best 50 Ben Sherman Shirt and got read the Riot Act somat Chronic at home over it ... but man was it fun!!

    Also cutting like the Year 7 and...
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    Re: School's being "rough"

    A paint fight was it George mate!!?

    those was the besy - just not in your Ben Sherman Shirt (which we donned often instead of plain ones) as the Logo sent the Teachers crazy!! That followed by Tie...
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    Re: Worst (Funniest?) Thing I Did At School

    I know - I did similar things Victor mate .... did'nt we all if we had the chance, like wtching TV on the School TV not Educational TV/Vids ...!!

    We all tried epic tricks as so mate no doubts at...
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    Sticky: Re: Test/Message Area

    C/o Darren

    PM Me/look up ur in-box when you can please mate (and i hope your ok too) too??

    Thanks
  20. Thread: RIP Vera Lynn

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    Re: RIP Vera Lynn

    This is very very sad news indeed about Vera passing away and quite a shock too as I thought Vera might live a bit longer, though sad as it is 103 is a Grand Grand regal age indeed i think
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  21. Thread: White Rabbits

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    Re: White Rabbits

    Indeed, indeed yeah - I still say it to this day!!

    As well too White Hopaty's are such adorable little creatures (as can testify to owning so many of them)!!!
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    Re: R I P Micheal angelis

    i shall always remember michael as Helen Worth's Husband (Gail Tilsley/Platt/hillman/McKintyre) from Coronation Street and as the Tax-Man on Bread in Series 5 when Graham Bickley took over from...
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    Re: never ending summer

    For me - mine would be 1995 and turning 18 .... that was the best ever Summer (in too many respects to describe (just in it being a good year all round for me)!!

    80sChav
  24. Re: What Were Your Best Holidays As A Kid or Growing Up

    Really!!? I know it does'nt look good as have seen it on GHoogle Earth and a few of their guides and yes in 1989 we went to a shambolic Hotel - we had to move out of in a day due to no Service at...
  25. Re: What Were Your Best Holidays As A Kid or Growing Up

    Same for me Re;, Pontins and Butlins OTBF - we went to loads of them over the years like Ayr, Blackpool, Rhyl/Pretatyn etc

    Great times indeed mate, yeah!!
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