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    Re: very half remembered thing

    I remember a pipe that you blew bubbles from ,and also one which when you blew it had a multi coloured ball that spun round in a little plastic cage on the end.
  2. Thread: Hawkwind.

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    Re: Hawkwind.

    Kazboot ...and all the rest!
    Danny...funnily enuf I met someone else who was also there! Small world and all that eh?
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    Re: Does anyone remember....

    59T bird....Looked at the site,played the tracks...AWESOME! Brought all those memories flooding back! Whens the gigs then? I would love to go to one ! Just cos Im an old git doesnt mean I cant...
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    Re: Does anyone remember....

    Are you sure that is the same Jameson Raid?
  5. Thread: skateboards.

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    skateboards.

    Way back in about '63 there was the tv show the MONKEES.I saw on there a board that they rode with skatewheels under it. I was about 10 at the time ,and I built one using a roller skate (the type...
  6. Thread: My scooters.

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    My scooters.

    I was about 8 or 9 it was about 1960. My mum nd dad wouldnt let me have a bike ,but dad said he would get me a scooter . Every day I waited at the top of the road for him to come home ,and one day he...
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    The annual go kart build!

    Every summer holiday in the early '60's,for a few years my older brother and I made a wooden go kart with pram wheels found on the local bomb site ,or bought from the local secondhand shop. The plank...
  8. Thread: Bike Siren

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    Re: Bike Siren

    I had one of those pifco horns!
  9. Thread: Hawkwind.

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    Hawkwind.

    Went to see them at Harlow Town Park in my yoof. Great day ,very sunny ,and everyone just chillin' to the music ,which if I recall correctly ,cut out a few times due to the sound monitors!
  10. Thread: Iron Maiden...

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    Iron Maiden...

    Used to go see these when they first started out . Saw their very first gig at a little pub in Stratford, East London.
  11. Thread: Tribute Bands

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    Re: Tribute Bands

    Ive seen some ,locally...
    Off the wall ,Pink Floyd tribute..very good
    Trexstacy..t rex tribute....very good ,he looks and sounds like Marc Bolan.
    Illegal Eagles ..didnt like at all.
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    Does anyone remember..this band...

    Dogwatch? We saw them many times in east london ,but I dont know where they originated from. Singer had a habit of changing his identitiy for some numbers ! Very interesting band, Always wondered...
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    Re: Does anyone remember....

    Really? Wow,and I thought I was the only one who remembered! This mustve been in about '75 I saw them.I remember there was a guy ,think he was on bass,who dressed in german uniform? Am I right?...
  14. Thread: Family trees

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    Family trees

    Anyone interested in gaenaology(sp?)Every couple of years or so I do a bit more of mine ,then get bored /irritated and leave it! Im very interested in the day to day practical side of social history...
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    A memorable coincidence

    This isnt really a memory of something in particular ,but thought I would share this ....
    I was on a forum ,cant remember which one (!) when another member said he knew me .It turned out he did...
  16. Thread: One Hit Wonders

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    Re: One Hit Wonders

    "Little does she know" Kursaal Flyers.I think it was their only chart hit.
    Also I think "spirit in the sky"Doctor and the medics .
  17. Thread: parafinn fires

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    Re: parafinn fires

    We had these for many years . Burnt my hand on the top of one when I was about 6! Dad lit it ,and said dont touch ,its hot ! Of course I put my hand flat on the top! I remember it was near xmas ,and...
  18. Thread: first car

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    Re: first car

    First vehicle was 1967 Anglia van ,back in 1970
  19. Thread: First pay packet

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    Re: First pay packet

    mine was about 7 in1969. Bought a model boat kit with it!
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    Re: Words that have fallen out of use

    My dad ,(born in 1905 and died '93) always reffered to shoes as'boots' which drove me bonkers!Probably cos he came from the age where even owning a pair of 'boots' was considered up market!
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    My favourite band ......

    was ,and I still quite like them ,is Blondie !
    Debbie Harry ....Hmmmmmm... horniest bird on the planet!
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    Does anyone remember....

    a band called Jameson Raid? possibly around 1978/1980 ish? They didnt have a hit ,or a chart position , They hailed from Brum I think ,and were a heavy music outfit . we saw them a few times (and...
  23. Thread: Hi............

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    Hi............

    Hiya all.
    Just found this site by accident . Often thinking about 'the good old days'.!Looks like there are lots of categories to keep me amused! Im into music ,cars ,and general day to day...
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