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    Re: Researching family history

    Yes, the two websites were linked and run by the same people.
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    Re: Researching family history

    I think the ancestry website is free but you cannot view any documents unless you pay a monthly subscription. They do have free periods every now and then where you get full access without paying.
  3. Re: Hunt for random kids drink from the late 70's and early 80's....HEEEELP!!!!

    They do ring a bell. Did they have like a plastic sleeve over the actual bottle where the labels are printed and the actual plastic bottle had a rounded bottom inside?
  4. Thread: School Trips

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    Re: School Trips

    Clifton Suspension Bridge is in Clifton, Bristol.
  5. Re: Anyone know what this show is called from the 80's?

    That was Kick Start, presented by Peter Purves.
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    Re: Any gamers here?

    I still play games on pc and console. Started with a Commodore VIC-20 in the early 80's, now use a gaming pc and usually a XBox One. I tend to avoid online gaming except for World of Tanks on console...
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    Re: Bands that chase the mighty dollar

    Tickets for Rammsteins Cardiff show have just gone on sale from 69.85 to 102.85, I definitely will not be going, I will just wait for the accompanying DVD or Blu-Ray. I will have to dig out my...
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    Re: Bands that chase the mighty dollar

    Rammstein have just added a third concert at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff as well, but at 70.00 a ticket, I will be giving it a miss!!
  9. Thread: White Rabbits

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    Re: White Rabbits

    Yes, our family used to do this. I always thought it was to make you immune to 'pinch, punch first of the month' silliness..........
  10. Re: Weird Review Of The Year - BBC2 90's Short Docu

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0229603/?ref_=nm_flmg_slf_30
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    Re: First video game console?

    Same here, don't remember having the light gun though. Not my only console though, as I've had various others since.
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    Re: Songs That Sound Alike or Similar

    Life Goes On - The Damned
    Eighties - Killing Joke
    Come As You Are - Nirvana
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    Re: Concentrated orange juice

    You used to be able to get frozen tins of orange juice concentrate. They had a ring pull lid and were very difficult to empty out until they started to de-frost.

    A warehouse we used to use, stored...
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    Re: Heatwaves and Hot Summers

    In 1976 there were some very impressive thunderstorms over night during the heatwave although I do not remember it raining much during them. One was when the travelling Fair was on the recreation...
  15. Thread: The Cravat.

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    Re: The Cravat.

    I've played cricket against guys wearing cravats in the past but haven't seen anyone wearing one for at least 15-20 years. One guy was old school and the other was a young lad, who I think was a...
  16. Thread: Glue

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    Re: Glue

    Copydex smelt 'fishy' because it had ammonia in it, it was used to stabilize the water/latex mix that it was made of.
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    Re: Name of 80's kids tv prog on at lunchtimes?

    Playbox?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Playbox_(1980s_TV_series)
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    Re: Twisting On My Sobriety

    She has released 9 studio albums, the most recent was in 2016.
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    Re: Computer disc sizes ;-)

    The ZX Microdrive was an external drive and it was a tape loop.
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    Re: Computer disc sizes ;-)

    Yes, it was a built in 3" drive on the ZX Spectrum 128k +3
  21. Thread: Window Poles

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    Re: Window Poles

    They still use them in Gymnasiums that have fold away basketball hoops.
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    Re: Escape from Colditz

    75th Anniversary edition being released in October:

    https://ospreypublishing.com/escape-from-colditz
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    Re: Favorite Movie Quotes

    Look, I'm telling you, there's something moving and it ain't us!
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    Re: Looking for a board game

    Legend of Zagor?

    http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3794/legend-zagor
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    Re: the worst band you ever saw live

    Saw The Stranglers a couple of times in the 80's, I think they deliberately chose rubbish support acts to get the crowd going. One concert I went to, they had a ventriloquist, who was awful, he was...
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