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    Re: Shops made of 3D card?

    Just asked dad,He cannot remember much about them apart from they were purchased as a book,then the parts were either pushed or cut out and glued together. He did say a few naughty words then went on...
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    Re: Six Million Dollar Man

    Wasn't the bionics in the arm made in clear plastic blocks that would drop out easily once the rubber skin was pulled back?
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    Re: Shops made of 3D card?

    I know dad made a couple of card models of some Victorian or Edwardian shops in the early to mid 90's.The interiors were very detailed.Especially the butcher shop.

    They may of come from our local...
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    Re: Concert tours all postponed or cancelled

    We had a small Ska and soul night in our local town in May but everything has been cancelled. It was the only thing I wanted to go to so far this year.
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    Re: The Twist - Sexiest Dance Ever?

    The classic party dance that I mostly remember from my nan's new year party's.

    Even in the late 70's and 80's rock and roll club circuit the twist was almost a thing of the past.

    Not sure about...
  6. Thread: Abba

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    Re: Abba

    What happened to these new Abba songs we we supposed to be getting around Christmas or year or two ago?
  7. Thread: Genesis

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    Re: Genesis

    It is after those two albums that I lost interest in Genesis. It did not matter about Phil Collins having a solo career and working along side Genesis (They really started to sound as bad and cringe...
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    Re: Old record players

    The earliest record player in the house I can remember was an old valve radiogram made of solid wood,and had that lovely warm smell when it was warming up.The wooden top lifted up and it had quite a...
  9. Thread: Im off

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    Re: Im off

    Or unsubscribe from receiving them. Saves deleting them.
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    Re: Mrs Browns Boys

    Brother loves it, but I cannot even bring myself to watch it.
  11. Re: Were you allowed out to Town/Village etc for Lunch at school?

    Where I live is a big town so getting out of town and back would be impossible for the 1 hour dinner break. I used to go home sometimes for lunch but stay at school on other days. Took 15 minutes to...
  12. Thread: Tortoises

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    Re: Tortoises

    We had one for years, passed from one member of the family to another then back again. Speedy by name and speedy by nature. Turn your back and it had gone.
  13. Thread: Im off

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    Re: Im off

    I get far too many e-mails as it is.
  14. Thread: Im off

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    Re: Im off

    Still here..........

    I don't always check in but I do have a look once a week sometime twice a week.

    You can only say so much then start to repeat yourself. Not everything interests me or jogs...
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    Re: Eurovision song contest

    Not watched it in years. Well not since the 80's.
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    Re: Back In Time For School

    I watched the series from the 1960's through to the 1980's.Did not recognise any of it and felt at times that things were cherry picked due to the subjects weirdness rather then reality.. I assume it...
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    Re: Mettoy/Wembley Kites

    I had the hawk kite shown in the picture. Lasted for several years before the string got badly tangled. Totally forgot about it until I saw the photo. Good clean fun. Don't see many kids with kites...
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    Re: School dinners

    Just remembered something else. The path we had to stand to wait to get into the dinner hall was lined with flowering bushes that attracted wasps. So we often got stung by a Jasper or two while...
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    Re: School dinners

    Several things stick out. The first being soggy pink burgers in some sort of tomato? based sauce. Pink custard. Everybody trying to get in the dinner hall last on chip day so they could get seconds.
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    Re: Was your school academic or sporting?

    I went to secondary. The school seemed to promote everything was of equal importance. But I suppose every teacher thought their subject was more important then the next. The worse being the sports...
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    Re: HELLOOOOO! Anybody out there??

    Still here. Just cannot seem to find much to talk about recently.
  22. Re: What's your favourite Christmas song !!??

    Run with the fox by Chris Squire. I don't like songs that are too preachy and in your face.
  23. Re: Your favourite smells ... inc unusual ones ..

    My favourite smell used to be Ushers brewery until it was brought out and shut down. The worse smell was Bowyers or the slaughter house part of it. The drains smelt terrible. Even now occasionally...
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    Re: One of my christmas presents

    Gave up asking Santa for anything. As I said to my Father yesterday I have pretty much given up celebrating it myself. Instead I spent the day making teddy bears which if I am lucky will be somebody...
  25. Thread: Members list

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    Re: Members list

    Talking about Spam at primary the kids done a large poster that read, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, etc. repeating itself .It was placed just below the hatch in the school hall where the dinners were...
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