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    Re: In hindsight

    I remember in 1985 a friend of the family let me have a bag of old Beanos & other comics from 1982, even in 3 years these were different from the current ones, especially as many of the strips had...
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    Re: In hindsight

    I remember Father Ted's Eurosong entry was supposedly chosen because it was almost guaranteed to lose!

    There were plans to host the 1997 contest in Belfast, with the BBC sharing costs.
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    Re: In hindsight

    It wasn't all great in 1981 with the Brixton riots, hunger strikes in Northern Ireland, Poland cracking down on the Solidarity movement & the first threats of a miner's strike over pit closures.
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    Re: In hindsight

    It does seem odd that I have spent more of my life using the internet than before, certainly it would have been useful to me before the mid 1990s. I first used it at college in 1995 & at home from...
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