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    Re: A place of one's own

    True George, we do think alike on here - what a great thread you have made here 9which i am sure took a fair whack of piecing together), which I am sure was'nt easy!

    I have more or less lived...
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    Sticky: Re: Test/Message Area

    To darren

    Was went to PM u mate if you could clear space

    Thanks pal,

    80sChav
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    Thomas Cook - 1841-2019

    I can not believe (or guess I can) that such a mega mega company and one as well known in the British Isles from 141 years a-go has gone bust! I am too astonished for words that it'll never be...
  4. Re: School Rules (Specifically Those Unique To Your School)

    I agree on the cold-ness of the workshops here Mulletino

    We had Aprons for Art, H.E and Woodwork/Craf-work/ etc but for art it was'nt as much a "need be" I don't know why, but as you say the...
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    Re: School Punishment

    95% of the School (over every year) had their Ties thin side-out in some format/variant - so 95% would have gottan Detention then Mullentino! They would have had to have built about 5 extra...
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    Re: School visitors

    Par the Field trip from abroad (mainland EWurope- FRance or Spain probably) taht I mentioned in another and some evil kid nicked an Address off a an Exchange Student I had swapped with - we had no...
  7. Thread: Jotters.

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    Re: Jotters.

    These efinitley sound look "Rough Books" I think George (which we had for our Core Subjects) like Maths, English and General Science at my first Secondary and definitley of inferior qaulity...
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    Re: swimming lessons

    I am a rubbish Swimmer but Swimming Classes bring back many happy memories of the old Baths in my old Hometown (with-in another Town)

    Too we had those Cublicles - Boys at on side, Girls other side...
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    Re: which song gets you thinking about childhood

    We must be brother and/or Sister lost fotso. - I love all these in-particulary Chesney hawks who created the name Chesney to become trendy with Chesney from Coronation Street. Everything I Do was...
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    Re: Tv programmes that would not be shown today

    Those scenes indeed just spelt out Rascim at it's worst between Tucker and Trisha - not Trisha and tucker mind, but rightly or wrongly people knew no better in those days or it was thought of...
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    Re: Tv programmes that would not be shown today

    Hya Darren mate

    I have heard it was bad - but not quite as bad as Alf Garnett's various in-carnations (though only the Red Tape Brigade would say Garnett was o.t.t) even though I agree he was...
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    Re: RIP Bury FC 1885- 2019

    Agreed here Zincubus, I mean yeah the Neviiles was good players but as you say Phil donated one of his England Shirts - I'm sure he could have done way more than just the "one", but as I say as...
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    We n3ever had many - just generaly to set an example, unlike in Grange Hill Ted made the Year 7s deliberatly drop litter in front of Hargreaves

    Most of it was wearing the Uniform correct and our...
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    RIP Bury FC 1885- 2019

    I know this is the passing away of not a person as such so I hope it is ok with Heather, HG that I have placed this thread here - as to me Bury FC was like a Person or a Animal Passing away ...
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    Re: Waering Collars "in" under your Jumper

    Bet you'd try the latter though hey, Darren mate!!!!!?
  16. Thread: Menswear shops

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    Re: Menswear shops

    Round my way we are blessed to still have a few extremley good gentlemen's shop's that have lasted from the 70s (if not before) and these are not just Older Men's Shop's with Shirts, Blazers etc -...
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    Re: Clothes from the past you would not wear today

    These are two good calls you have made here Darren - which further emphesizes we must be "lost twins"

    I never liked Shirts either as well as Jeans and Shoes - as you say, unless the later for...
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    Re: Clothes from the past you would not wear today

    One major biggy I hate is how ties have been made to be skinny ones- this is nothing like how they made them in the 80s

    If you want a skinny tie - just wear it skinny I say, it's only the same as...
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    Re: Clothes from the past you would not wear today

    Most of the 80s (or at least 70% rather) to be honest, but even thogh most have been improved upon but are'nt as good if this makes any sense, which then brings everything full circle and = no...
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    Re: Retro aftershaves

    Brute, Old Brute and any Lyn particulary the short lived Lynx Chocolate version I'd say!

    80sChav
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    Re: Earliest Football Season you can recall?

    Agreed yeah I hope they make it through as too for Bolton too


    They'd be the first major Team from the top 5 Divisions to go bust since the 1991/92 Season with Aldershot .... then Maidstone...
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    Re: which song gets you thinking about childhood

    i'll Never Find Another You by The seekers is just pure maazing

    Though it was 10 years before my time - this was the best ever song of the 1960s that epitones the ENTIRE 1960s I think/feel
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    Re: which song gets you thinking about childhood

    Some more memorable ones are:

    Eternal Flame by The Bangles

    I Wont Let The Sun (Go Down On Me) by Nick Kershaw - now with Nick this sure is a Singer who got way way less when it should have...
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    Re: which song gets you thinking about childhood

    Another 1 I heard tonight (and had forgotan) about was Lisa stansfield "Been Around The world 9Looking For My Baby)

    I could hvae cried upon hearing that - thinking where has 30/31 years or so...
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    Re: which song gets you thinking about childhood

    As I have said before - I have so many Songs that I adore and they change from "day to day" as to which are my favourites and which bring memories back like here for this thread

    3 more are No...
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