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  1. Re: School Sex Education Slide Show 1970-71 Where do Babies Come From?

    For us it was Kathleen or Judith. We were all about 9-10. It was always their idea too!

    No, this was a slide-show I recall being herded together to be shown in the 'projector-room' in school. I...
  2. School Sex Education Slide Show 1970-71 Where do Babies Come From?

    Sex Education in 1970-71 was a slide show of hand-drawn pictures of 'Mummys and Daddys'. I think it was called 'How Babies are Made" or similar. I'd have been 10.
    I still don't know the answer.
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  3. This was a chapter book I read in the mid 70s...

    This was a chapter book I read in the mid 70s about kids that built and then ran a mobile disco. I think they called the disco 'Frankenstein' on account of it being made of bits from everywhere....
  4. Thread: Vertibird

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    Re: Vertibird

    My brother had one. massive play value. We used it for weeks until it eventually gave-up. You coiuld make it hover and crane things up
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    Re: Cap Rockets/Bombs

    You can still buy 100 roll type caps but they don't go BANG!! anymore. They 'phut' and smoke only. Caps have gone PC - Gender non-biased. Cap guns you can get too, but again the caps won't make them...
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    Re: Top Deck Drinks

    Tragic I know, sniff but I want it in a 70s can as per the advert. Lager & Lime. I was 9, I got drunk on it I swear.
  7. Re: What happened to Huntley & Palmers Breakfast biscuits?

    They were a taste from my chiildhood, totally unique with nothing similar, unique in the same way a Jaffa Cake or say the British favourite, Marmite is. You can't really comapre them to any other...
  8. Re: What happened to Huntley & Palmers Breakfast biscuits?

    Thanks for all your answers, I am surprised at teh depth of knowledge on here. So there si hope, if a small one, it seems it was corporate wrangling rahter than poor sales that killed them. They were...
  9. Re: What happened to Huntley & Palmers Breakfast biscuits?

    I've sort of answered my own question: See:

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  10. What happened to Huntley & Palmers Breakfast biscuits?

    What happened to Huntley & Palmers Breakfast biscuits?


    I know, a lousy name for biscuits that went great with cheese. What they had to do with breakfast I don't know.
    Unlike a cracker, these...
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    Re: Things that got banned

    I don't understand banning Sunny Delight. I can rember trying to buy Orange Juice at teh time. You could see it happening, over a few weeks, most garages had been corporate-muscled a premuim to...
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    Re: Junior Choice

    Well I can't imagine Lambeth Council allowing 'My Boomerang" or "Good Gracious" any where near them. There has to be a 'ist' or an 'ism' in those two. Guardain readers...?? And Jake the Peg? Are...
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    Re: Junior Choice

    My typo " New Cristy Minstrels" is New Christy Minstrels.

    Puerile, daft, and innocent nonsense. My boys screams in the car "Can I have the Silly Songs Dad!"

    And he can sing "Sixteen Tons". And...
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    Re: Junior Choice

    I have all tehse tracks. I know, sad, but this stuff really is my Childhood.

    Get "Hello Children Everywhere" EMI for most of it. 3 x CDs.

    So much better than the pitiful kids nursery rhyme...
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    Re: Clarks Commandos

    I think this thread and many otehrs I've googled are grouping several shoes together in error. maybe?? Clarks Commando's. Pathfinders, Wayfinders (by Tuf?) and Trackers. Commandos, it seems from the...
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    Re: Clarks Commandos

    Doing more work on research here. Were Wayfinders made by Tuf?
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    Re: Clarks Commandos

    I reckon I have it wrong. It annoys me , I just can't rember anymore.

    I must have been wearing Wayfinders as the pic. Sole was sxactly liek the pic. i rember teh compass glass broke with my...
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    Re: Clarks Commandos

    I had a pair of black school shoes with a compass in the heel and animal tracks on the sole. With a scout connection thrown in somewhere. This I know for definite. I vaguley remember a TV ad for them...
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