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    Re: What films have you been watching lately..

    Watched The Sting for the first time the other night. Enjoyed that. Watched a very bizarre movie this morning called Habit. It grabbed my interest because it's set in Manchester but not one I'd...
  2. Re: 80's songs you never hear on the radio these days

    Bur apart from that.... It's turning into "What have the Romans ever done for us?" lol.

    I need to listen to the radio more.
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    Re: Your very petty pet hates

    People who have no spacial awareness. These come in many guises.

    People who stop when they step off an escalator.
    People who take one step through the doorway of a shop and stop.
    People who...
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    Re: Your very petty pet hates

    Holes in the knees. It's getting to the point where people are stupidly paying more for less material. Some of the sights I've seen look like they've been mauled by a big cat and then there's the...
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    Re: What CD Have you been listening to in the car

    I'm not a fan of country but I can listen to her. Same traer was decent.
  6. Re: Your favourite 1 song - from each decade DYR covers

    60s Where do you go to my lovely - Peter Sarstedt

    70s One step beyond - Madness

    80s Blind - Talking Heads

    90s Wild horses - The Sundays

    00s Stan - Eminem
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    Re: What CD Have you been listening to in the car

    I gave Omd's first album a spin the other day whilst varnishing the decking.
  8. Re: 80's songs you never hear on the radio these days

    Almost anything by Talking Heads except Once in a lifetime or Road to nowhere.

    Almost anything by Omd except Enola gay.
  9. Thread: Pot Noodles

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    Re: Pot Noodles

    Pot noodles were one of my post club munchies "meals". I had a habit of nodding off when I was drunk so was banned from using the oven so it was a pot noodle mixed with a packet of smash, sometimes...
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    Re: The most beautiful place you have visited

    Port Douglas in Australia was a beautiful place. Very tropical feel to it. Capri is a gorgeous island. I love the Greek Islands that I've visited (Corfu, Rhodes, Crete and Kos) but my favourite place...
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    Re: Attending Football Matches

    My first game was Man City v Leeds, Good Friday 1977. My Dad took me. Unfortunately he was a rugby fan so this game and an England u21 game were the only ones he took me to. A family friend took me...
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    Re: Polos or Shirts?

    Fred Perry polo. I bought my first around 1981 from a shop called Olympus sports in Manchester Arndale. It cost me 6.99. Over the last couple of years I've built up a bit of a collection but they...
  13. Thread: 70's horrors

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    Re: 70's horrors

    Love both Dr Phibes movies. Ingenious deaths in both.

    The first "AA" cert i saw at the cinema was a 70s horror. A b movie called The Incredible melting man. Very tongue in cheek.

    Some of my...
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    Re: Rugby League thread

    I follow Rugby League. Never played apart from attending a few colts sessions when at primary school. It wasn't played at our secondary school when i started however they did eventually set team up...
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    Re: First film you remember seeing and where.

    Ha ha ha. What are the odds? Stowells 71-78 then Ordsall. I don't know Pete. Which corner shop are you talking about? There were 3. The butchers, Graham's and the chippy down at the other end. I know...
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    Re: First film you remember seeing and where.

    Oh yes, West Ashton St was the other end of Montford. The street i was thinking of was West Clowes. I lived off Montford myself, School St.
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    Re: First film you remember seeing and where.

    West Ashton St was the one that ran across the top of Zion St and Zacariah St wasn't it?

    I must admit I don't remember the ABC in Eccles. I went to the Princes in Monton a couple of times but...
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    Re: First film you remember seeing and where.

    Yes that's right Tex. I lived off Eccles New Rd until the late 70s and used to go regularly, especially in the school holidays. My final visit was the meaning of life in 1983. I 'd always wondered...
  19. Thread: Cover Songs.

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    Re: Cover Songs.

    Thought she was great in Legend but seems to have vanished since.
  20. Thread: Bad Manners

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    Re: Bad Manners

    Just bought a box set of their first 5 albums. Not listened yet though.
  21. Thread: Cover Songs.

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    Re: Cover Songs.

    Each to their own but I enjoyed it.
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    Re: First film you remember seeing and where.

    My local cinema (The Carlton in Salford) was the scene of most of my cinematic firsts. First movie was Herbie rides again for my 7th birthday. First date (Jaws 2), first AA, The Incredible melting...
  23. Thread: Cover Songs.

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    Re: Cover Songs.

    The Sundays version of Wild Horses, originally by the Rolling Stones is my favourite cover.

    Watched a movie called Sucker Punch recently which has a couple of decent covers of Sweet dreams...
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    Re: What films have you been watching lately..

    Jason and the Argonauts on blu-ray. Picked up Fright Night as well (original 80s version).
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    Sticky: Re: Names of Ice Lollies

    Vile lolly. It was as though they'd frozen undiluted cordial and the flavour was that strong that it used to irritate the back of the throat.
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