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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:13 pm

Caprifan Rob wrote:
pbar wrote:And if you're thinking of selling it, give me a shout.

Next time I go down there, I'll have a look for it. If my brother hasn't 'found it' it's yours. Just don't tell him I'm looking for it .. ;)

Don't forget the mains lead....... :lol:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Caprifan Rob » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:18 pm

andyd wrote:Don't forget the mains lead....... :lol:

:lol: I'll have enough trouble finding the game, it's a small attic but I could be up there for days :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:31 pm

andyd wrote:Anyone else have one of these? http://www.simplyeighties.com/resources ... 20Game.jpg


I had one as well! :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby tejb1 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:21 pm

pbar wrote:
Caprifan Rob wrote:
Still can't get over the price of that 14" TV , must have been a hell of a price in 1978, I guess 'Teleton' was a big name in the '70s, it was also a 'cutting edge' colour model too :D


It's crazy isn't it Rob, must of been a weeks wages or something for that size of TV back then.


I have a Teleton amp on my desk at work - gets used for listening to radio etc on a daily basis. Manufactured in 1975, and in continuous use since! Apparently they were a cheapo japanese import at the time, though.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:27 pm

tejb1 wrote:

I have a Teleton amp on my desk at work - gets used for listening to radio etc on a daily basis. Manufactured in 1975, and in continuous use since!

:D

Nothing is made to last nowadays :?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby tejb1 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:52 pm

andyd wrote:
tejb1 wrote:

I have a Teleton amp on my desk at work - gets used for listening to radio etc on a daily basis. Manufactured in 1975, and in continuous use since!

:D

Nothing is made to last nowadays :?


We also have a selection of Laserdiscs still in daily use, and until a couple of years ago we had some 1969 8-track cartridge players and 1970s Kodak slide projectors, all of which still ran well. Easy enough to service and they just kept on going.

Equally, until recently I had a post office dial telephone on my desk. No wonder my colleague says I live in the 80s!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:02 am

Caprifan Rob wrote:Next time I go down there, I'll have a look for it. If my brother hasn't 'found it' it's yours. Just don't tell him I'm looking for it .. ;)


Thank you Rob, you're a good 'un :) That would transport me right back to Christmas in the early 80's.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:04 am

Caprifan Rob wrote: :lol: I'll have enough trouble finding the game, it's a small attic but I could be up there for days :)


If it has stuff like that up there, I'd be up there forever! I'd live up there.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:08 am

tejb1 wrote:
We also have a selection of Laserdiscs still in daily use, and until a couple of years ago we had some 1969 8-track cartridge players and 1970s Kodak slide projectors, all of which still ran well. Easy enough to service and they just kept on going.

Equally, until recently I had a post office dial telephone on my desk. No wonder my colleague says I live in the 80s!


You have all this stuff at work?! Is it to do with your job, or do you just simply like to have it around and/or use it.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Peter-S » Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:16 pm

How about postage stamps with 1/2p on?
I was reminded by these which were on a parcel I received this morning :o

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:25 pm

Peter-S wrote:How about postage stamps with 1/2p on?
I was reminded by these which were on a parcel I received this morning :o

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That is surprising :?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Noel » Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:47 pm

The 15.5p one titled "Information Technology" is part of a set that I'm fairly certain I had in my stamp album when I was a boy!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:50 pm

Peter-S wrote:How about postage stamps with 1/2p on?
I was reminded by these which were on a parcel I received this morning :o


Wow, that's amazing Peter! That must either be sent by someone who has some ancient stamps still for some reason, or a parcel you have been expecting for a very long time!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby rshyndy » Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:55 am

Great thread chaps. Some of it I am a bit to late for but still a good read none the less. I do remember a few things though. The I-spy books and also the fish and chips crisps. Mmmmmm.
Does any one remember these http://www.electrokinetica.org/shareddb ... pg&r=1&w=1

Hope the link works. I can't put pics from my phone on here for whatever reason. It's a goblin teas made. My mum had one. Always got a bollocking for playing around with it in the mornings ha
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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:31 am

rshyndy wrote:Great thread chaps. Some of it I am a bit to late for but still a good read none the less. I do remember a few things though. The I-spy books and also the fish and chips crisps. Mmmmmm.
Does any one remember these http://www.electrokinetica.org/shareddb ... pg&r=1&w=1

Hope the link works. I can't put pics from my phone on here for whatever reason. It's a goblin teas made. My mum had one. Always got a bollocking for playing around with it in the mornings ha

Yes, the teas made was very popular back in the day.....

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:31 pm

We had a Goblin teasmaid too. I never saw it being used that I can remember, but we had it for years, and it was just an ornament really, but used for the clock and/or light. A different one to the one in that pic, but same kind of thing.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:53 am

Now we're talking, used to love these :) Matchbox cars out all over the floor, pulling into the garage, rolling down the ramp, great stuff. And as for the racing track, that was ultimate excitement!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:39 am

pbar wrote:Now we're talking, used to love these :) Matchbox cars out all over the floor, pulling into the garage, rolling down the ramp, great stuff. And as for the racing track, that was ultimate excitement!

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Good find Paul,
I spent hours with these :D ......Bloody excellent.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:49 am

I had Hotwheels which was similar.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Caprifan Rob » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:53 am

Wow, I had those too, we were so easily amused! Remembered how excited I was setting up the run down to the 'loop the loop' so the car would go all the way round without dropping off :lol:


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