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    Re: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

    very very vague, hoping someone knows the rest

    we three kings of orient are
    came on the underground ever so far
    dagenham, barking
    something something
    and pretty certain the last line was...
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    Snow Memories

    They reckon its going to snow and be cold next week, like it was in the 70's!!!!

    What are your memories of snow as a kid?

    In primary school we had wet playtimes where we couldn't go out and...
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    ooo gary davis on your radio

    child of the very early eighties here -

    used to listen to the radio one breakfast show in the mornings untill i almost missed the school bus.

    mike read was a favourite, always playing obsure...
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    Re: Pine table & benches

    I think we must have had visions of grandeur in our house -

    the table was a huge white formica monstrocity and the benches were of black leather padded stuff, but still just as uncomfortable to...
  5. Thread: pelliphant

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    pelliphant

    i think he was a naive blue (or pink maybe) elephant who got into scrapes.
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    haunted school

    did anyone else go to a primary school which was reputedly haunted?

    i can remember several girls refusing to go to the (admittedly dark and dingy) loos by themselves and one girl crying when she...
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    Re: singalong to the radio

    down by the fence at the bottom of the garden, twiglige lives in an old oak tree

    dont ask why thats stuck in my head 36 years later, lol
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    very half remembered thing

    had a flash of some white clay pipe thing which tasted awful, i kind of think we put water in it and blew, it made a sound.

    anyone know what i'm thinking of, that's all i remember of it.
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    Re: comics characters and stories

    I also used to read Misty girls comic, it didnt last long, but it was so not your usual horseriding girls comic, it had really creepy stories in it, and some of them scared me.

    I remeber my...
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    comics characters and stories

    Does anyone know what happened in the end I used to read in some kids comic a story about a girl and a boy whose mad uncle, i think, had unleased some (small toy? large robot? dont know) dinosaurs...
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    Re: Bonfire night

    when we were young though it was different.The seasons have changed now, but back then bonfire night could be relied on to be very nippy and you needed gloves scarves, mugs of soup baked potatoes...
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    Re: frozen foods

    oh yes, cod balls, and the potato thingies, yum
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    Re: Mousse?!?!?

    i can picture excatly what you mean i dont know about choc orange and mint but i remeber the strawberry one and i remeber licking the blob of cream off the lid - every time, and the edges of the...
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    Re: Toys that scared you

    that was why stephen king wrote a creepy story about one of those things
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    do the hucklebuck

    if you dont know how to do it then youre out of luck.......

    that was a bit mean they could have showed the person hwo to do it, surely? :mad:
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    Re: Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark

    i have no idea what it was but i vivdly remeber being scared by some film in which a mother was cruel to her child then he died somehow, then she wanted him back? then the chid came back, and she...
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    Re: You Know You're From the 80's if...

    1. You can sing the theme song from ‘Fame’
    i wanna live foreeevvvveeeeerrrr:cool:

    2. You remember when Saturday morning TV was either ‘Tiswas’ or ‘Noel’s multi- coloured ‘Swap shop’
    and saturday...
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    Re: Watch Your Garden Grow

    we had this it came in a huge box and was the only board game which really absorbed us for hours and hours as kids, but whether we played by the correct rules, who knows?
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    parafinn fires

    does anyone reneber the parafin fires?

    they were incredibly damgerous and unsteady, burning hot around a foot each side of them but didnt give out much heat elsewhere? many people died from fires...
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    Re: Petite Post Office

    ws there also in the series a sweet stall with a little scale? and a fruit stall with vegetables in a little cart>?
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    Availability and reminiscing

    Some of why people reminisce about how it was when they were young, is, I think, down to the availability of things.

    Back then, I remember at Christmas we had fizzy drink and other treats we...
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    Re: fly says hi

    Mighty Tiny toy record player: Sample card 1

    the tiny records were similar to these on this page but this was not what it looked like it was about this size but square
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    Re: Ice Cream Vans

    Sarfend boy by any chance? :)
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    Re: fly says hi

    Hello, no it was about as big as a large matchbox and was exactly like a full sized record player with a wooden box bottom and a silver needle the records were about as big as ten pence pieces real...
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    Re: hospital

    oh thats right, they also didnt let children eat what they wanted, or what their parents would bring in in those days, i also remember having to sit down to what would be considered adult meals...
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