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  1. Re: Petrol station adverts featuring the Smurfs

    It was deffo National. :) Although I thought it was the late 70s when you got "Service with a Smurf"?

    I still have the original ones I got from there and the ones i got later from the shops as a...
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    Re: Crackerjack is back!

    Wasn't it on at 4:55pm?

    I always thought they said "It's Friday! It's five to five! It's Crackerjack!"

    I guess the stacking cabbage game will be a lot easier now, piling the kids with a music...
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    Re: Let's Pretend

    I really don't remember much about the show other than the caterpillar thing and the theme song, which is still stuck in my head!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFMxf5nBb1g - if anyone wants it...
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    Re: Derek acorah...R I P

    Indeed, "Mary Loves Dick" being one of his crowning moments. Used to enjoy watching him on Most Haunted, despite it being fake and him being a charlatan it was somewhat entertaining with a nice look...
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    Re: Breaking up for the Christmas holidays

    I really don't remember the timeframe around xmas at school. All I know is that it was a magical time at infant/juniors, with preparation for the school play, carols in assembly, and xmas deccos...
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    Re: The Merry Christmas Thread 2019

    Merry Christmas to all DYRers and your families/loved ones.

    https://youtu.be/Vd79mpzBnJ4
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    Re: Christmas When You Were Growing Up

    Christmas has definitely changed for me since having my own family, plus being in a different country where Christmas is in the middle of summer (which is hot) takes some getting used to. It never...
  8. Thread: Pie And Mash

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    Re: Pie And Mash

    My Dad loves his Pie,Mash and Liquor. We'll be visiting his favourite one on our next trip home.

    Here in Australia Meat Pies are also very popular, but on their own, covered in tommy sauce. They...
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    Re: Ice Cream Vans

    Can't remember if i posted this before but my best memory of the Ice Cream van was being at my grandparents flat in Leyton one summer and the Ice Cream Van came, we all rushed down the stairs to it...
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    Re: Christmas When You Were Growing Up

    Sounds like a right old Scrooge!

    You know what they say, you can't change the people around you, but you can change the people around you.

    Ditch the mug, or send him a Happy New Year card, a...
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    Re: Barbers shops

    They still do. Although they're not the same at the barber I go to, the blade part is just a normal razor blade that fits into a holder in the arm that swings inside the handle. We had two when I was...
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    Re: Barbers shops

    My wife's cousin used to manage the truck fleet at a mine site in the Northern Territory (Australia), this was the trucks that drove down those big windy tracks in pits, he said they actually...
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    Re: Barbers shops

    The barber local to us in the 70s was called "Jock's" he had half a finger missing on his scissors hand (which us kids would stare at when he cut our fringes) and would rattle his false teeth around...
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    Re: Favourite James Bond Films

    Deffo Bank Holiday James Bond movies! We used to have ice cream while watching them.

    I still think of my favourite Bond as a kid (and adult) being Sean Connery, I must have seen his movies on Bank...
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    Re: Hello, everybody!

    Greetings Jim.
  16. Thread: Topo Gigio?

    by Mulletino
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    Re: Topo Gigio?

    I also seem to have known "of him" but can't recall from where, my memory of him seems older than 2006 when he did some World Cup thing though.
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    Re: sandwich fillings

    That reminded me of a top toasted Pitta Bread filling, Hummus and Water Cress, so good!
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    Re: Stars in their Eyes

    Apart from the title connecting it to this thread, this song always strikes a chord with the reality shows and how they treat the contestants:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9RunljdHow
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    Re: Stars in their Eyes

    My Dad's mate's daughter appeared on Stars as Heather Small from M People, after that she used to do tribute gigs.

    I used to quite enjoy "Karaoke Challenge" too with Suggs and a monkey years later...
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    Re: Women's Football

    I was reading an interesting article about the fact the female players want equal pay to their male counterparts. With the reason they aren't being that their crowds just don't bring in the kind of...
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    Re: sandwich fillings

    The end crusts on crusty loafs should only ever be eaten individually with butter on.
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    Re: sandwich fillings

    Crispy bacon and tommy sauce.

    Sandwiches aren't as big in Australia as the UK. I miss going into Boots and staring at their marvelous sandwich wall at lunch times. The All Day Breakfast one we...
  23. Thread: Crisps

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    Sticky: Re: Crisps

    These are my current faves:

    https://d2lnr5mha7bycj.cloudfront.net/product-image/file/large_78c380ab-69ea-4e41-8ab3-b4010ca06c1b.jpg

    They have a lovely kick to them without too much burn, nice...
  24. Thread: McDonald's

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    Re: McDonald's

    Not sure if Maccas in the UK have it but some here seem to have a Star Trek Red Alert klaxon (from the OG series) for when something is ready on the cookers, it just goes off a lot when i'm in there!
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    Re: Thomas Cook - 1841-2019

    On our Morocco drunken night, we'd convinced one of the locals (a friend of the rep) to march ahead of us all waving the rep's clipboard shouting "I am Thomas the ****!"
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