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    Re: The School Féte

    I seem to remember one of our school fetes being opened by Tom Baker in the 70s, in his Dr Who heyday.

    I loved school fetes, the lucky dip, tombolla, and games. Xmas was great as they also had a...
  2. Thread: old jamaica

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    Re: old jamaica

    For some reason i thought that Danny in the book "Champion of the World" poached peasants with rum soaked raisins, but it seems they used sleeping powder in them, not sure why i got that mixed up!
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    Re: The year 2000 from a past perspective

    I remember sitting in junior school in the 70s and thinking how far away the year 2000 would be, that i'd be "well old" (30), and probably married with a kid and we'd living on the moon.......
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    Re: Recurring dreams and nightmares

    As a kid I had a few recurring dreams:

    1) A normal Dalek and a small Dalek burst through the G-Plan Wall Unit we had in our lounge, the small one was friendly but the large one wasn't and chased...
  5. Thread: Sweep

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    Re: Sweep

    I seem to also remember a bulldog type character called "Butch" in the 70s Sooty Show, well he was definitely in the live show I saw as a kid.

    Aha, seems he made a few appearances over the years...
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    Re: Odeon cinemas.....never again!

    I used to get to go to a fair few advanced screenings through my wife's work, some of those you had to hand your mobile phone in at the door and they gave you a "cloakroom" type ticket to get it back...
  7. Thread: Uno

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    Re: Uno

    We used to play this a lot in the early 90s in our tea breaks when I was an engineer.

    i still played it through the years since and still do now. I have a waterproof set which are good for using...
  8. Thread: Lionel Blair

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    Re: Lionel Blair

    A bit of rhyming slang there which i'm guessing doesn't get used much nowadays.

    I always remember flared trousers being referred to as Lionel Blairs or Lionels. :)
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    Re: Tv programmes that would not be shown today

    I loved that show, we used to try and copy it on our BMXs, a few years later a mate got a trials bike so we could do it properly in another mate's garden.

    There was a C64 budget title from...
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    Re: Tv programmes that would not be shown today

    This, although it struggled back then and only lasted one series due to poor content.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtFQvHRfSwA
  11. Thread: Ayds

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    Re: Ayds

    I have a lot of digitalised TV Offal episodes on a CD somewhere. Along with episodes of "In bed with me dinner", wonder where that CD is!
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    Re: Tv programmes that would not be shown today

    Love Thy Neighbour
    Rising Damp
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    Re: clothing/footwear brand.

    Found an old 80s pic of Hyper Hyper, loved that place! Was opposite (almost) Kensington Market.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWEzvnyWAAE8fGA.jpg


    I just remembered after I got out of my homeboy...
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    Re: clothing/footwear brand.

    Yeah Hip Hop culture in the UK then was heavily influenced by the USA, all the popular gear was american, Nike's Air Jordans, Baskeball boots/clothes, I even used to wear Baseball tops despite never...
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    clothing/footwear brand.

    Not sure if any of you remember this brand but in the late 80s this brand appeared and were embraced by some of us into Hip Hop, they seemed to "sponsor" some rappers of the day including LL Cool J,...
  16. Thread: Crisps

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    Sticky: Re: Crisps

    That'd be Smith's Salt n Shake. They still seel them, but they are now Walkers Salt n Shake.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzVKuvcSwgU
  17. Thread: Crisps

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    Sticky: Re: Crisps

    Smiths are still going strong here in Australia and make the usual flavoured traditional crisps (although they're called chips here). So maybe it's an Aussie pack? I think Smiths still do Salt n...
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    Re: R.I.P Freddie starr

    As a kid I really liked Freddie Starr, I thought he was great. We even went to see him at the Windmill Theatre in Great Yarmouth when on holiday one year and thought the show was magical (i'd not...
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    Re: Footwear then but not now

    Annoyingly my docs have both got split soles now..... never happened when I wore them when I was an Engineer, but it seems Office life was too much for them! :(

    I also have a pair of Brogues...
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    Re: Play Your Cards Right

    Loved me some Brucey and Play Your Cards Right, always remember the "i'm the leader of the pack, which makes me such a lucky chap, here they are they're so appealing, okay dollies do your dealing!"...
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    Re: Cadbury's Creme Eggs

    I know they do small Creme Egg (Twist?) Bars in the UK all year round, but over here recently we had these:
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    Re: Odeon cinemas.....never again!

    They seem far more easy about bringing your own food here, i've been to see films with mates who have taken their McDonalds meals in with nobody batting an eyelid.
    I'll often take a bag of...
  23. Thread: Supermarkets

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    Re: Supermarkets

    It caused a lot less stink than the one caused by the old name with fans of a Bee version of that Paul Weller Mod band.....
  24. Thread: Supermarkets

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    Re: Supermarkets

    There was a VG in the village where I lived, IIRC it became a Londis then a SPAR.
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    Re: S and H or The Pros

    Loved them both equally! They were a special treat getting to stay up late to watch!

    Had toys from both series, be it the cars or the pack with guns/badges/walkie talkies in.
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