Who Remembers?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:37 am

1974 also saw the MK2 Capri introduced, ABBA win Eurovision at Brighton, the three day week with power cuts and all the strikes, The Citroen CX, Fiat Mirafiori, Lamborghini Countach and it was the year I started at gramer scool.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:46 am

andyd wrote: :sorry: Paul :wave:
I had Tiger Feet on 45, and watched Happy Days too :) You seen this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kemivUKb4f4

Quo released Down Down that year too :guitar: :guitar: :cheers:


I have seen that Andy, nice :) Oh yes, Quo's only number one too I think.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:47 am

Paul G wrote:1974 also saw the MK2 Capri introduced.


Of course, thanks Paul. No wonder young people today seem to fed up and angry, they've missed out on the best things ever :) And similarly, no wonder a lot of young people are getting into retro, good on them.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:22 am

Isn't it amazing how prices just keep rising and rising and rising. As well as the cost of living, wages, and so on. Why doesn't it all stay the same? In another 40 years will a pint of beer cost £100? Anyway, anyone fancy a Guinness, although it's one of the most expensive, at 16p I'll treat you :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Caprifan Rob » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:54 am

pbar wrote: Anyway, anyone fancy a Guinness, although it's one of the most expensive, at 16p I'll treat you :)

Oh go on then, twist my arm :beer: I'll get the taxi fare home (probably 50p then) :cheers:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:17 am

A month before that a pint of Light would have been 2 shillings! We went decimal on 15th Feb 1971.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:18 am

That whole list is probably less than the price of a pint today :o

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:09 am

Thanks for all the responses. I never thought about decimalisation, that must have been one of the first 'new' price lists following that.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby timfromull » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:48 pm

Feb 71....... I was 3 months old then, so missed out on Guinness at 16p a pint....bummer :cheers:

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Re: Who Remembers?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:11 am

Good ones Andy :) And I spotted a couple of familiar faces in there who went on to do some popular TV acting.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby D366Y » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:34 pm

andyd wrote:That whole list is probably less than the price of a pint today :o


You aren't wrong! Just did the maths, if you went and ordered one of everything off that list, it would set you back £3.65, basically the cost of a pint almost exactly!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:01 am

D366Y wrote:
andyd wrote:That whole list is probably less than the price of a pint today :o


You aren't wrong! Just did the maths, if you went and ordered one of everything off that list, it would set you back £3.65, basically the cost of a pint almost exactly!


And what a night out that would be :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:50 am

pbar wrote:
D366Y wrote:
andyd wrote:That whole list is probably less than the price of a pint today :o


You aren't wrong! Just did the maths, if you went and ordered one of everything off that list, it would set you back £3.65, basically the cost of a pint almost exactly!


And what a night out that would be :)

Mixing that lot, I reckon it would be your last night ever :?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:18 am

Who doesn't like a good old packet of crisps. Think I would eat all of these. Salt n' Shake, remember those? Used to love Chipsticks :)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby andyd » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:18 am

Some good crisps there Paul :D
Tesco do salt and vinegar chipsticks in a multibag with cheese puffs and onion rings :D 59p for 12 bags :cheers:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby pbar » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:21 am

andyd wrote:Tesco do salt and vinegar chipsticks in a multibag with cheese puffs and onion rings :D 59p for 12 bags :cheers:


I'm there!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:39 am

Don’t know how you find these Paul some great memories there and skips I use to get a packet of them when we went to a pub in Essex in the 70s with a ginger beer .
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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Caprifan Rob » Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:37 pm

Ringos & Football crazy were my favourite out of those, still miss Bones crisps though, go nice with a :beer: right now :D

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Re: Who Remembers?

Postby Paul G » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:54 am

What about twiglets with their Marmite flavour, or Nicknaks in scampi flavour which was and still is one of my favorites.