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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    Don't forget that back then, we didn't have too much of the Green Party "tree hugging" and recycling phenonium until around the late 1980s, and so people were not too bothered on how much paper was...
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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    Even in around 1978 a pint beer was just 30p, I believe - I sure that a Rovers scene from a Corrie episode which was made in that year, and someone ordered a pint and was quoted that price...
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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    It's obviously before my time, but could have been some magazine like Private Eye, Punch or Titbits?

    I read Private Eye myself, but I assume that the magazine was a lot different back then to how...
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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    At least that is one thing that we can thank the annual Budget and the Chancellor of the Exchequer for (apart from Children's ITV programmes being cancelled for the day on the day itself) - the...
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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    Whatever happened to stamp vending machines, indeed? Quite a few post boxes (mostly the ones outside Post Offices) had them on the side of the box. I think that they sold them in books of four,...
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    Re: What was cheaper in the 1970s?

    It's amazing how much postage stamps have gone up in the past 15 years or so - the Royal Mail has increased the price of stamps so much since 2004 that it feels like a 1974-1989 increase, timewise. I...
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