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    Re: Once A Year People

    I wonder if the cold bucket of water had anything to do with it? :D:D:D
  2. Thread: Corner shops.

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    Re: Corner shops.

    The corner shop on the end of the street where I grew up was called Jeoff's. It's still there, under a different owner. It's not the same. I remember it with boxes of fruit and vegetables outside,...
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    Re: Woolworths virtual Museum

    I've looked at the Woolworths museum site numerous times. There was some top quality items over the years. I well remember the Christmas decorations being sold. The pick'n'mix sweet section was also...
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    Once A Year People

    Does anybody have memories of people, relatives or friends, adult or child, they used to see only once a year?

    My one memory is of a girl called Angela. She was from Tewkesbury, and I believe she...
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    Re: quatro fizzy drink

    I tasted Quatro once. I bought a bottle in blind faith. Didn't really like it.
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    Re: Doctors' surgeries

    I well remember going to the Doctor's Surgery in the 1970s. It was a relatively small building. Once you booked in with the receptionist, you took a seat in the waiting room next to it. Up on the...
  7. Thread: Beasts

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    Re: Beasts

    I well remember the episode Baby, it frightened the life out of me. More of these should have been made.
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    Re: It was all right in the 1970's

    There was one scene in the programme (It was alright in the 1970s), where a man threw himself on top of a women to protect her from an explosion. They seemed shocked watching it. Obviously, they did...
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    Re: What have you been watching on DVD

    not seen the new one yet.
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    Re: What have you been watching on DVD

    Zincubus.....the old one.������
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    Re: What have you been watching on DVD

    Total Recall. One of my favourite films.
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    Re: Your very petty pet hates

    I doubt if the baby could control it!!!!!

    I well remember driving a bus, then for some reason, a terrific stench seemed to waft into the cab. Thinking it was an engine or air conditioning problem,...
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    Re: Your very petty pet hates

    Not really been out on New Year's Eve for a number of years now.

    What really drives me up the wall with that night, too many once a year drinkers. These are the people you rarely see out in your...
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    Re: Obsolescent cutlery

    Aran, above, that Cake Breaker looks has though it would break the cake in more ways than one. I would also like to try one out.
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    Re: What CD Have you been listening to in the car

    The Best of the Moody Blues
  16. Re: RIP Geoffrey Hayes (the excellent presenter of Rainbow)

    Another part of my childhood gone. R.I.P. Geoffrey Hayes.
  17. Thread: selection boxes

    by marc
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    Re: selection boxes

    I well remember those. How we were never sick over Christmas, I will never know. Looking at the selection boxes in recent years, they do seem a rip off.
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    Re: RIP Chas Hodges (of Chas & Dave fame)

    Heard this sad news this morning. You really had to hear them performing live. R.I.P. Chas Hodges.
  19. Thread: The World at War

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    Re: The World at War

    Not only a warning before any episode, the chances are, some moron would make an official complaint that their little darling was extremely upset and had nightmares.

    I watched this programme when...
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    Re: RIP Jacqueline Pearce

    I only remember her for her role had Servalan in Blake's 7. Another character from my childhood gone. R.I.P.
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    Re: T V Shows you have never seen

    The Max Headroom Show. I watched five minutes of this, seemed total rubbish. It seemed to be popular with the yuppie type.
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    Re: Education Welfare Officers

    The Education Welfare Officer, was employed by the local council under the education department. The school I attended had over 1500 pupils, but has far has I am aware, there was no office with the...
  23. Thread: Atari 2600

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    Re: Atari 2600

    Did anybody play River Raid? IIRC, it was by Activision, but for the Atari 2600.
  24. Thread: Crown Court

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    Re: Crown Court

    Check it out on Wiki. It simulates a Small Claims Court, I think it's the same has a British County Court, there is no jury in one of these courts.
  25. Thread: Crown Court

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    Re: Crown Court

    One of the main reasons this series finished, they ran out of ideas for the court cases. The jury was like a real jury with members of the public chosen, generally most of them volunteered, from...
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