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    Re: Your favourite smells ... inc unusual ones ..

    The leather interior of an old classic car

    gear oil

    freshly laid tarmac

    frying onions, garlic and ginger together.
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    Re: The Days of Pearly Spencer

    a great song and Almonds cover does use a distortion effect in the chorus but not to the extent of the original, there’s a point where he sings the chorus twice and the second time, the distortion...
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    Re: TV drama - Children crossing a desert

    Sounds like that Jenny agutter movie

    walkabout
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    ID this advert please

    Not sure about the era but I remember it was a woman doing the voice over and saying at the end ďI think weíll go for a nice brisk walk in the countryside this afternoonĒ
  5. Re: 1970s Kids Tattoos in a packet what were they called?

    I remember those ones, looked just black ink but once you wetted your hand or arm, thE colours would show. Too much water and you ended up with a messy splotches of colour

    our newsagent used to...
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    I Canít bloody stand him/her

    Who on Tv in the past could You not abide on the TV?
    for me for some reason , I never liked Ken Goodwin but not enough to switch off . The button was pressed however whenever Michael Barrymore...
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    Re: Iconic Tv moments

    April fools on tv was always a hoot
    i fondly remember the Lirpa Loof on Thats life
    there usually was a spoof article on Nationwide and I recall watching an episode of pebble mill on April the 1st...
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    Re: Iconic Tv moments

    That’s life!
    mum would let me stay up to watch it as I’m sure it was on late Sunday evenings.

    The talking dog (“sausages”) was the hot topic in the playground on Monday morning after it was first...
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    Iconic Tv moments

    Anyone recall any stand out iconic tv moments from the past that they seen as they were broadcast. Some things have obviously been repeated on those channel 4 top 100 shows but these are etched in my...
  10. Re: What Is The Worst Number One Singles or Songs Ever ?

    Damien never got to no 1, in fact it never even reached the top 40
    as an ex mobile DJ I did have to buy some godawful stuff on 7 inch vinyl back in the day
    as for no 1s
    joe dolce, whatís the...
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    Re: Tales of the unexpected

    I’ve watched a few, there’s even one or two episodes on YouTube , the ones that stick in my head the most were the lighter episode, the John mills episode with the umbrellas and the one where a man...
  12. Re: 1970s Kids Tattoos in a packet what were they called?

    We used to call them billy stampers
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    Re: School sports/PE/Games

    Our geography teacher was cricket mad and would come out to the field on a sunny summer lunchtime in full whites and pads and had the older boys bowl at him with the challenge that if he got bowled...
  14. Thread: Masionettes

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    Re: Masionettes

    Great how certain songs can spark memories,
    an 60s style song from the 80s one hit wonder
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    Re: The ends of Question rounds on quiz shows

    dont think it’s type of viewers, or channel but more to do with the pace of the quiz show. Look at The Chase or Weakest link ,fast paced, frantic and allowing a contestant breathing space after the...
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    Re: What's the point?

    shame, as a newcomer I was hoping to be overcome with blissful waves of nostalgia but the whole forum does seem a bit quiet

    maybe it needs a kick up the ....80s :D
  17. Thread: Radio playlist

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    Re: Radio playlist

    Yeah, I think the info I’m after will now haunt me to my grave,
    I contacted the Beeb archive site
    https://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/be81c46ca8e34f0f96685ce50710e384

    but no reply
  18. Thread: Toys ID

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    Re: Toys ID

    Eventually found them,
    dolls house family, German origin
    made by Dol Toi
  19. Thread: Radio playlist

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    Radio playlist

    Donít know how to move a thread so repost here

    Is there any way to find out a track listing of a radio programme?
    Im looking for a playlist for Tommy Vance , radio 1, Rock on , broadcast...
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    Re: Lyrics you always mis-heard but didn't know it

    Sister sledge “lost in music “ the line where they sing they “played for some crazy fans” sounds like “played for the Grizzly bears”
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    Re: Radio times listings 1970;s 80's 90's

    Is there any way to find out a track listing of a radio programme?
    Im looking for a playlist for Tommy Vance , radio 1, Rock on , broadcast 12/01/1980 afternoon.

    Apart from the Cozy Powell gig...
  22. Thread: Toys ID

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    Toys ID

    https://forums.doyouremember.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=6459&stc=1
    asking for a friend,
    anyone identify these?
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    Re: Fav radio and tv DJ

    For Tommy Vance was the man
    perfect voice for TFRS

    incidentally there’s quite a few Track lists and recordings available online of The Friday Rock show, but nothing regarding his show on...
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    Re: Sunday afternoons on Radio 2

    was she not on Radio one just after the top 40 on Sun Evenings?
  25. Thread: Model Kits

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    Re: Model Kits

    i remember getting a BSA motorcycle kit from airfix and the instructions were written with one illustration of the whole exploded view and lots of instructions like , attach the front crankcase half...
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