Who Remembers?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by D366Y » Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:16 pm

First thread to reach 1000 posts!!
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:24 pm

Me neither . He wrote a lot of Meatloaf's songs .....theres another past his use by .
I got a cat called Biggles ,and one called Pilchardo (he's Italian ) didnt think of calling him littles till way to late .
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:08 pm

D366Y wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:16 pm
First thread to reach 1000 posts!!
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:woot: Been here from the start November 2016 :)

Well done Mr Pbar, great thread :cheers:

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:56 pm

My sheep post is getting closer :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:49 pm

A sheep post ,🤔 is that what you tie them to while your getting stuck in 😆
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:40 pm

Bay City Rollers Les was a real star who brought joy to many, millions of course. And you know, their songs are really good!

Steinman - probably the greatest modern songwriter ever. I have a few albums which he wrote, I'm in awe every time I listen to them, he was really out on his own. His 1981 album Bad For Good is genius, crazed genius.

Danny - Thanks for the heads up, didn't realise how many posts we actually had on this thread :)

Andy - cheers!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:53 pm

Hi Andy , just bought that Steinman bad for good cd , from the UK . £8.13 or 15 bucks nz inc postage , beats me how they can make money at that price . I had a Steinman lp years ago , bout meatloaf time , cant remember what it was tho , maybe this will be a blast from the past.
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Sat Apr 24, 2021 5:18 am

Mc Tool wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:53 pm
Hi Andy , just bought that Steinman bad for good cd , from the UK . £8.13 or 15 bucks nz inc postage , beats me how they can make money at that price . I had a Steinman lp years ago , bout meatloaf time , cant remember what it was tho , maybe this will be a blast from the past.
Cheers for the prompt Andy 🙂
You need to thank Pbar (Paul) for the prompt :D

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:02 pm

Anyone remember this type of radio from back in the day? Not only could you get the usual radio stations but you could receive aircraft and emergency services too. I used to spend many a happy evening listening to what the local police were doing and the flights up above.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Lord Flasheart » Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:45 pm

Bloody hell that's a blast from the past, back in the 70's when I were a lad, my dad bought one, we could even pick up tv signals too, sound only obviously, but only downstairs as I remember :D

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Fri Apr 30, 2021 5:07 am

Don't recall any particular one, but I remember listening to the police on a certain frequency.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:03 am

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Mine sits on the armrest ,I gotta say I was surprized how busy it is round here 🕵️
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Jasonmarie » Fri Apr 30, 2021 9:16 am

andyd wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 5:07 am
Don't recall any particular one, but I remember listening to the police on a certain frequency.
Was that a “ message in a bottle “ or “ Walking on the moon “ ? :lol:
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by stevemarl » Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:59 am

pbar wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:02 pm
Anyone remember this type of radio from back in the day?
Certainly do Paul! There used to be pages of ads for such things in the back pages of the Mirror , several short bands plus aircraft, marine. A lot seemed to be russian. (Zenith???) I`m sure, in the very early `70s, weren`t the police on FM, just a bit up from Piccadilly Radio? Or was it on a short wave? Many happy hpurs listening to police, plus `the Voice of Amreica`, Radio Moscow. Those were the days!

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by andyd » Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:51 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 9:16 am
andyd wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 5:07 am
Don't recall any particular one, but I remember listening to the police on a certain frequency.
Was that a “ message in a bottle “ or “ Walking on the moon “ ? :lol:
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Paul G » Sat May 01, 2021 8:30 am

stevemarl wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:59 am
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Certainly do Paul! There used to be pages of ads for such things in the back pages of the Mirror , several short bands plus aircraft, marine. A lot seemed to be russian. (Zenith???)
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Zenith made quite good quality SLR cameras which they sold for peanuts over here. I bought one when I was in my early teens but after a while it seemed too bulky and heavy for a 19 year old to take on and 18-dirty holiday to Ibiza so I then went on to a small compact 110 cassette camera. Anyone remember them?

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by stevemarl » Sat May 01, 2021 12:57 pm

Paul G wrote:
Sat May 01, 2021 8:30 am
Anyone remember them?
You mean these?
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Handy but the film was just too small for great quality. (just noticed there`s a film still in it, must be 30+ years out of date.)

I also remember a mate who was into photography getting a Zenith SLR, they were quite respectable... It`s another skillset/hobby destroyed by the ubiquitous digital everything.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Paul G » Sat May 01, 2021 1:55 pm

That's the thing. I think mine was a Dixons own brand but can't find it now.

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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by Mc Tool » Sat May 01, 2021 10:00 pm

I still got a box brownie camera (and films ) I was given as a kid .....leather case too . Getting a bit worried tho , cant find it and havnt seen it for ages.
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Re: Who Remembers?

Post by pbar » Tue May 04, 2021 9:20 pm

Nice camera talk :)

These envelopes used to give anticipation, excitement and fun, all in one!

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