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  1. Thread: Amiga

    by Jedi Knight
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    Re: Amiga

    The best gaming machine I had when I was young was the Amiga (SNES a close second).

    The Amiga was a huge leap forward and a real benchmark machine in terms of performance.

    Some of my best...
  2. Thread: Dairy Milk

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    Re: Dairy Milk

    Cadbury's Dairy Milk has always been my favourite chocolate, striking the perfect balance of flavour and just a mild sweetness.

    But I hate the new shape, and it seems too sweet and sickly last...
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    Re: Old sweet shops

    I also remember the ice-cream freezer in our local sweet shop, it was a huge beige thing with two lids on the top (you couldn't see into it until you opened the lid)

    It kinda reminded me of a...
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    Re: School dinners

    Some classics here. My School dinners were in the 80's so...

    Domes of mash because it was served with an ice-cream scoop, and everything the food was stored in or served from were like an army...
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    Re: Boring soft drink selections

    Sun Charm Space Special...That was the stuff!

    This is a decent page, lots of stuff on here: http://www.canmuseum.com/Search.aspx?Country=78
  6. Re: Stupid things you were scared of when you were little.

    Cuts on my wrists.

    Someone told me that if you cut your wrists you can bleed to death.

    Even tiny (and I mean tiny) scratches on my wrists had me nearly wetting myself.

    Oh yeah, and as one...
  7. Thread: Cakes

    by Jedi Knight
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    Re: Cakes

    Viennese whirls
    French (not fondant) Fancies
    Battenberg
    Chocolate Marshmallow teacakes
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    Re: Classic Films

    Not in any particular order:

    Psycho
    Vertigo
    Jaws
    Star Wars trilogy
    E.T.
    Raiders of the Lost Ark
    Se7en
    Schindler's List
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    Re: your 80's top 10

    I can't do just 10, so here goes:

    Imagination - Belouis Some (all time 80's favourite)
    Some Like it Hot - Power Station
    I didn't mean to turn you on - Robert Palmer
    Addicted to Love - Robert...
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    Ashes to Ashes

    I know this was not made in the 80's, and I am a bit behind the curve here, but I just got around to watching the first few episodes...

    AWESOME!

    Some great nostalgic music and scenes, and, of...
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    Re: hillards supermarkets

    Shame that, I would post the actual photo but it has copyright by Wakefield Libraries.
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    Re: the abc cannon cinema,wakefield

    Remember it well.

    I saw my first ever cinema film there in 1982 (E.T.)

    I remember queueing right up to Sun Lane baths for some of the bigger films.

    I remember noseying in that crappy antique...
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    Re: best football kits strips.

    I always liked the Liverpool ones from the 80's, when they were sponsored by Candy or Crown paints.

    The yellow one was ace.
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    Re: Our favourite characters on tv

    The A Team
    Michael Knight
    Crockett & Tubbs
    Steptoe & Son
    Del & Rodney
    He-man
    Danger Mouse
    Duckula
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    Re: hillards supermarkets

    You can see a little bit of the Wakey one at this link:

    http://www.twixtaireandcalder.org.uk/pages/searchresults.aspx?k=hillards
  16. Re: "Oh no, not there again!"...places you hated that you always got dragged to.

    Oh no, not...C&A!!! I absolutely despised that shop, my mum and grandma would spend literally hours sifting through their crummy "clock-house" range, and the store itself was always about 100...
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    Re: best advert

    I always liked the "local" ads, the ones which would advertise regional stores, always some "crazy" guy cutting his prices and "only a few deals left so hurry!".

    A bit like the Safestyle UK...
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    Re: Seaside memories

    Scarborough, Whitby, Bridlington or Blackpool were our haunts.

    I live pretty much dead central between east and west coast so it could go either way, was mainly the east coast though, great places...
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    Re: new discovery-interesting story!!!!

    My dad and I were digging out some conifers in his back garden, and wedged between one of them and the fence was a perfectly preserved empty Seabrook cheese and onion packet dated Oct 1986. Strange...
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    Greasy spoon cafes

    How legendary were these places?

    Not that many left now, at least still in the way they were in the 70's/ 80's.

    Most of the ones I frequented as a kid had names from greek history or...
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    Re: Did you never want to leave School?

    I would never have left Junior/ Primary school, it was absolutely the best part of my youth being there.

    You would have to drag me kicking and screaming to go back to secondary school, hated every...
  22. Re: Apart from the norm, what else was you ever in trouble for at School

    Got dragged in front of the headmaster for doing "WWF Wrestling" on the Drama Studio stage one lunchtime, there were about 20 of us crammed on there having a right Royal Rumble...
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    Re: famous people we may have met

    Dave Prowse (Darth Vader).

    Met him, shook his hand, quick chat etc. Have a photo of it somewhere...Legend!

    Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)

    Ray Park (Darth Maul)

    Also bumped into Jenson Button at...
  24. Re: Mistakes in Films-Chronological or Otherwise

    Not a film, but in Life on Mars (TV show) which is set in the mid 70's you can clearly see sattelite dishes on some houses during long shots of the streets. Good show though...
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    Re: 80s Horror Rock Recommendations

    Cry Little Sister by G Tom Mac - it was from the lost boys

    Not sure if it is exactly what you are after though.
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