Who Remembers?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by D366Y » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:18 pm

pbar wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:52 am
stevemarl wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:58 am
The Pong stories from a couple of days ago made me dig this lot out
Superb :) Great collection there Steve, just looking at them exudes enjoyment and fun. As you rightly say, not the solitary-intense-serious-anxious mindset of today's screen users.

That box of games - makes me want to dive in and pick one out to play!
I still have my dads Spectrum and his Atari 2600 set up in my room! I also bought an old Amiga a few years ago with a bunch of floppy discs but they're all a nightmare to get running smoothly first time :lol:
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:06 am

D366Y wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:18 pm
I also bought an old Amiga a few years ago with a bunch of floppy discs
Great stuff Danny :) Not so long ago I had this as my desktop background (On a modern PC that is) Used to love the Amiga.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:07 pm

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Don't you even dare think about opening your sunroof :twak:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by stevemarl » Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:41 pm

Every single one of them, especially at the `pictures`: "take your coat off or you won`t feel the benefit"
(Also "it`s no wonder I`ve got blood pressure"!)

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:59 am

Good one Andy :) But the thing is, I think I've said most of them myself now!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:24 am

Yep , even down here most of those would be known to anyone over 50. My Grandma was wild scot put on this earth to admonish.......everyone, that would have been like a check list for her , apparently she even rote Monty an earful when she found out the army ( Grandma didnt like the army ) had hoiked Grandads apendix under local in the middle of the north african desert.
I have (well Mum is looking after for me ) some awesome old pix of Monty visiting Grandads unit in the desert ,and some of the boys giving fritz a curry up ,night shots of things blowin up . If anyone is interested ,I say with the best of intentions (mothers being what they are :whistle: ), I will get them scanned and posted.
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Paul G » Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:44 am

I had all of those used on me in my youth plus the other old favorite of "Eat all your food on the plate. Think of the poor starving in Africa."

Probably why I'm over 20 stone now.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:12 pm

Yeah ,we got the poor starving africans too ,and in spite of what she said ,hungry as they were I bet they wouldnt thank you for a plate of Mums porridge....scarred for life
you gotta make the most :cheers: :cigar: :burnout: out of your 20's, 30's, and 40's coz when you hit 50 the "engine check" light comes on. :?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:44 am

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Don't you even dare think about opening your sunroof :twak:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Major_Tom » Sun Mar 08, 2020 11:38 am

andyd wrote:
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Nice one :lol: I used to get "if he said stick your finger in the fire would you?" rather than jumping off a cliff though.
I'm the one that leaves all those shoes in the carriageway.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Paul G » Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:30 pm

I've still got 3 of those in my kitchen, tea, coffee and sugar. Just about to remove them and throw them out.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:58 pm

Paul G wrote:
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I've still got 3 of those in my kitchen, tea, coffee and sugar. Just about to remove them and throw them out.
I would say they are pretty rare now Paul.

Saw one on an episode of The Sweeney a few days ago, that's what reminded me :)
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:26 am

Good one Andy. I don't remember those so just been reading up on them a little. I assume they dispense loose tea, and sugar?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:44 am

pbar wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 7:26 am
Good one Andy. I don't remember those so just been reading up on them a little. I assume they dispense loose tea, and sugar?
That's what they did Paul.

Good idea really, it saves cluttering up the worktop or cupboard.
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:28 am

Back in the day lots of things were on the wall, bottle openers, knife sharpeners, utensils, can openers.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:21 am

pbar wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:28 am
Back in the day lots of things were on the wall, bottle openers, knife sharpeners, utensils, can openers.
We had the can opener on the wall, but not the tea dispenser.
Don't you even dare think about opening your sunroof :twak:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:04 pm

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pbar wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:28 am
Back in the day lots of things were on the wall, bottle openers, knife sharpeners, utensils, can openers.

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I been looking for one of those can openers, they dont make good ones any more .
you gotta make the most :cheers: :cigar: :burnout: out of your 20's, 30's, and 40's coz when you hit 50 the "engine check" light comes on. :?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:22 pm

You're right Hamish, some of the new ones are good for a few cans then fail and become feeble rubbish.

Like most things, old school is the best school.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:13 pm

This is an apt one for the forum, nice set of tools for the car. Seems such a strange idea now, why make chocolate tools? But nobody questioned it back then, we just enjoyed them.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:52 pm

Not seen them for some time , I remember them well
Ford Capri 2.0 Laser 1987 Mercury Grey ....... :beer:

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