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    Re: Being famous in the 1980s

    I notice that Alan Sugar's car in The Apprentice doesn't have the plates blurred out.
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    Re: Being famous in the 1980s

    Once they had made their first million, buying a Rolls Royce with a personalised plate & posing for the press alongside it was very common.
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    Re: Being famous in the 1980s

    Thanks, I was trying to put things in a 1980s context about a Labour victory in a general election, when it looked like a future Labour government would put a lot of tax on high earners.

    This was...
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    Re: Being famous in the 1980s

    A few more I thought up:

    Being in a drinking or golfing clique

    Starring in a remake of an American sitcom that wasn't that good to start with

    Having an "er indoors" wife that stayed out the...
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    Re: Being famous in the 1980s

    Here's a few more:

    Appear on a kids show (the Saturday morning ones mostly, or the likes of Crackerjack) & have the mickey taken out of them by the hosts & pretend they were in on the joke.
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