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    Re: Putting the heating on for the autumn

    We had a smart meter installed. It was all looking good during the summer; hitting about 2.50 per day. Now with winter approaching and the boiler working for many hours the meter is going a bit...
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    Yes, very funny. I fell for that.
    I was bidding for the region 2 dvd on eBay a few months ago. I missed out. Instead I had to purchase the region 1 dvd. I also had to get a multi-region dvd player...
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    Last night I watched The Invisible Man starring David McCallum. A 1975 series.
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    Re: TV drama - Children crossing a desert

    I was thinking it was Walkabout. But held out because it was mentioned above that it may have been a series
  5. Re: 1970s Kids Tattoos in a packet what were they called?

    I recall a bubble gum called Bazooka from the 70s. They contained a small tattoo
  6. Thread: Jewellery

    by Moonraker
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    Re: Jewellery

    I wear a designed Turkish style platinum ring that weighs 15g.
    Also, you jogged my memory when you mentioned Lord Michael and others mentioned watches. In the early 90s the tycoon Asil Nadir was...
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    Re: Washing Lines

    Get a smart meter. It may entice you to use the clothes line in the garden. Free energy to dry the clothes.
  8. Re: The ends of Question rounds on quiz shows

    In Mastermind there is no money to be won. If large sums of cash is involved then there have to be strict guidelines.
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    Just began watching the 70s series Kung Fu, starring David Carradine.
  10. Re: This programme is dedicated to... Who has sadly passed away since filming.

    In the American sitcom, Barney Miller, which aired from 1975 to 1982. In the 5th series a whole episode was dedicated to actor Jack Soo, who played Detective Nick Yemana.

    Here is a quote from the...
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    Re: recording TV on audio cassette / tape reel

    My father bought me a cheap cassette recorder. I use to record songs from the BBC radio Top 40 introduced by Tony Blackburn in 1980.
    Also recall recording some Fawlty Towers and listening to it in...
  12. Thread: Very British

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    Re: Very British

    Saying sorry, when someone steps on your foot.
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    Re: what tv show have you been watching.

    Just finished reading the book Bruce Lee, A Life. By Matthew Polly. Fantastic book.
    Just watched Enter the Dragon, which I haven't seen for over 20 years.
    In the book, Bruce Lee wanted to be cast...
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    Re: NEW Game- come on and join in.

    Jim Rockford
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    Re: NEW Game- come on and join in.

    Theo Kojak
  16. Re: First 15 & 18 cert film watched at the cinema

    In the mid 70s my uncle use to take me to see James Bond films at the cinema. The ratings were AA. I was about 11 years, so somehow he got me in.
  17. Re: 1960s and some 1970s children's TV series.

    I loved Top Cat. Though, when I watched it, it was called Boss Cat.
    Was there a hint of the cat imitating Phil Silvers?
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    Re: Magnum lollies

    Good business ploy that. Keep the cost of the item static, but reduce the size of the item.
    Reminds me of a story I came across many years ago. A designer approached a toothpaste company and said he...
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    Re: Best looking police cars

    Mk1 Ford Escort. As it was my first car
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  20. Thread: Dear John

    by Moonraker
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    Re: Dear John

    Dear John wS a lovely series. Sadly, I use to always recall him playing a vampire worshipper from a Dracula film starring Christopher Lee.
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    Re: NEW Game- come on and join in.

    10. Triumph TR7
  22. Re: What's Your Favourite's Only Fools And Horses Moment?

    The expression on Rodney's face was reminiscent of the wide eyed stare that Lee Remick gave in the film The Omen (1976) when Damien's nanny appears in her hospital room.
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    Re: Last of the Summer Wine

    I was driving home from the Yorkshire Dales yesterday. I wanted to visit Holmfirth (the series location) on the way home to London. It was pouring with rain, so had to give it a miss.
    I have such...
  24. Re: What Is Your Favourite Songs Or Soundtracks Featured In A Film That You Like ?

    Love the song Goldfinger but I am afraid the best Bond song has to be 'Live and Let Die' by The Wings.
  25. Re: What's Your Favourite's Only Fools And Horses Moment?

    Initially, didn't Del boy disregard the watch and tossed it away in the garage.
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