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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:09 pm

Yes the old video recorder we got one when band aid was on and my dad stayed up till late recording all the show . Don’t think we every watch it again .
But in our house we still say can you video that for me . Meaning record on the sky box so I wonder what other people might say ?
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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:39 pm

I've still got one and use it occassionally. It's a more recent one that also has a DVD player built in. Don't watch them either!

I don't have a skybox or anything that records, just the standard freeview built into the telly that has 100 channels of crap on it!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:08 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:But in our house we still say can you video that for me


I still say I'll tape it :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:11 pm

andyd wrote:
Never realised how expensive they were back then :o


No wonder they had rental places Andy. Most everyone seemed to rent their TV or video at one time.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:40 pm

pbar wrote:
andyd wrote:
Never realised how expensive they were back then :o


No wonder they had rental places Andy. Most everyone seemed to rent their TV or video at one time.

Yes they did.....

Spent many an hour in the 80's going to the Video shop and renting horror films or music videos :D

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:56 pm

andyd wrote:
pbar wrote:
andyd wrote:
Never realised how expensive they were back then :o


No wonder they had rental places Andy. Most everyone seemed to rent their TV or video at one time.

Yes they did.....

Spent many an hour in the 80's going to the Video shop and renting horror films or music videos :D


We used to rent the TV back in the sixties and seventies. Used to get videos from the local Blockbusters. Where are they now? Gone skint I expect!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:09 am

Paul G wrote:
We used to rent the TV back in the sixties and seventies. Used to get videos from the local Blockbusters. Where are they now? Gone skint I expect!


It was the norm to rent I think. In this age of easy to get credit and where everything is disposable, it's just not needed I guess. Where have all the TV repair men gone?! Used to be a common sight at one time.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:26 am

Who knows what these are for :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:43 am

Look like something for a belt sander or similar.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:49 am

Afraid not Paul :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Peter-S » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:11 am

pbar wrote:Who knows what these are for :)



I think they were for making your pistol go 'bang' when you were pretending to the Lone Ranger!
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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:14 am

pbar wrote:Who knows what these are for :)

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Yes, and I was only thinking about them a couple of weeks ago :D

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:24 am

That's it guys - Caps! For toy guns.

You could also put them in missile type things that you drop/throw to the floor.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:56 pm

pbar wrote:That's it guys - Caps! For toy guns.

You could also put them in missile type things that you drop/throw to the floor.

I remember the bombs too.

Used to roll the caps out and scrape with a knife :D Lovely smell :lol:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:19 pm

Oh yes, I remember them now.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:18 pm

And still they fall. Bye Cheggers!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:14 pm

yes poor old Cheggers I did follow him on twitter and he did do a joke everday but stop around august so must have found out then .
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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:24 pm

Always been around and maybe taken for granted. Although he had some issues he seemed like a good bloke.

He played pop......RIP!!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:09 am

When I look at these I have mixed feelings of excitement (P.E. was one of those easy lessons), dread (at the thought of being asked to do something you can't!) and worry (hoping I haven't forgotten my kit and have to do it in my underwear. They made you do that back then)

Our teacher used to set up an 'assault course' using the apparatus, some of it really high, bet that wouldn't be allowed now.

And why did they always turn those benches upside down and make you walk/balance on them.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:57 am

I remember those instruments of torture well and i did everything within my powers to avoid them. Usually ended up trampolining instead which i'm sure also would be killed off by H&S as it didn't have catch nets around it.

My school also made you do PE in underpants if you "forgot" your PE kit and you sometimes would get wacked with a plimsoll for not bringing it.

After games or PE we were all compelled to take a shower in a minging shower block with the pervy teacher watching us. In Rugby one of the teachers would join in the scrum and would conveniently accidently touch student's balls whilst in there. Times were different then.

No wonder I'm over 20 stone now and dislike excercise!


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