Without giving away your age, name three things that remind you of when you were a youth.

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Rolf Harris
Jimmy Saville
Gary Glitter

Erm, oh....

White dog poo.
Recording the top 40 of off the radio onto cassette.
Two mail deliveries a day (on time and before lunch).

Littlewoods catalogue
Gratton catalogue
Finding magazines on roadside verges

Greenshield Stamps because I got my bike by saving them
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Red Chopper Bike
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Parka coat with fur trim
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Those Clackers used to hurt your wrist
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Edited by: "summerof76" 20th Oct 2017
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Bendy buses
10p mix
& a good hiding.

In that order.

Panini sticker albums
Roland Rat
Pink custard

Jumpers for goalposts
Caravan holidays
Blackpool illumintions

Long hot Summers
Dunlop Green Flash
Texan Bars

Penny Farthing
Hoop and a stick
Working down t'pit.

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Dyslexic_Dog2 m ago

Penny FarthingHoop and a stickWorking down t'pit.


I was more your Adidas four stripe kind of bloke.
Dyslexic_Dog2 m ago

Penny FarthingHoop and a stickWorking down t'pit.

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Slightly off topic....

But does anyone know where i can get some segs from, for my shoes?

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RossD8915 m ago

Jumpers for goalpostsCaravan holidaysBlackpool illumintions


That pretty much covers my holiday this year, were you in the next caravan?

Empathy
Insects
Green fields

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Wongy1104 m ago

EmpathyInsectsGreen fields


What green fields full of "the travelling community" Not much has changed then.

Rock 'n Roll
Coffee bars
Girlfriends

Clackers
Chopper Bike
Flares

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Predikuesi5 m ago

ClackersChopper BikeFlares


Did you fit any extras to your Chopper.
Like a few bread clips to the wheels, or was it just me?

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OldEnglish8 m ago

Did you fit any extras to your Chopper.Like a few bread clips to the …Did you fit any extras to your Chopper.Like a few bread clips to the wheels, or was it just me?[Image]


No, I didn’t have any extras on it, in fact I never did have one, but wished I did at the time, as most of my friends had that bike. If I added extra to my bike, I’m sure it would have fallen to pieces.

Black cats
Sharing
Making things

OldEnglish10 m ago

Did you fit any extras to your Chopper.Like a few bread clips to the …Did you fit any extras to your Chopper.Like a few bread clips to the wheels, or was it just me?[Image]



I had wheels full of bread clips. Until my BMX with the yellow mags that is...

No responsibilities,
Panda pops
Having fun all day everyday.

MR11233 m ago

No responsibilities,Panda popsHaving fun all day everyday.



...and the six weeks holidays consisted of getting up, watching Why Don't You? then going out and coming home about twelve hours later.

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Predikuesi8 m ago

No, I didn’t have any extras on it, in fact I never did have one, but w …No, I didn’t have any extras on it, in fact I never did have one, but wished I did at the time, as most of my friends had that bike. If I added extra to my bike, I’m sure it would have fallen to pieces.


Now the feeling, i ended up with a bloody Raleigh Tomahawk. I had outgrown it within 6 months & still had to use it for the next 3 years, i must have looked a right t!t. My jumbo cords kept getting trapped in the chain.

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BBC Micro
Battle of the Planets
19p Ice Cream with chocolate sprinkles from Teddy Grays

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fivegoldstars1 m ago

...and the six weeks holidays consisted of getting up, watching Why Don't …...and the six weeks holidays consisted of getting up, watching Why Don't You? then going out and coming home about twelve hours later.


And Kick start.

OldEnglish2 m ago

Now the feeling, i ended up with a bloody Raleigh Tomahawk. I had outgrown …Now the feeling, i ended up with a bloody Raleigh Tomahawk. I had outgrown it within 6 months & still had to use it for the next 3 years, i must have looked a right t!t. My jumbo cords kept getting trapped in the chain. [Image]


I only had a Raleigh Grifter. The Choppers poor cousin.

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Bobbajob5 m ago

I only had a Raleigh Grifter. The Choppers poor cousin.


I had one of them, weighed a ton. I used to rattle can it a different colour every other week.
Edited by: "OldEnglish" 19th Oct 2017

-Playing "armies", and shouting "I shot you!"
-Playing Amiga, and putting in code from the Worms manual to load the game each time. And could only be shown under a dark light? IIRC
-Going Blockbuster with dad to pick up the latest VHS film.

White dog poo.
Recording the top 40 of off the radio onto cassette.
Two mail deliveries a day (on time and before lunch).

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superspeedy7 m ago

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The six weeks holidays must have flown by,

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darkstryder3601 h, 45 m ago

-Playing "armies", and shouting "I shot you!"-Playing Amiga, and putting …-Playing "armies", and shouting "I shot you!"-Playing Amiga, and putting in code from the Worms manual to load the game each time. And could only be shown under a dark light? IIRC-Going Blockbuster with dad to pick up the latest VHS film.


We used to play army over the field with pellet guns, or if you were on the front line gat guns, with those stupid coloured darts. No aiming for the head of course.
Edited by: "OldEnglish" 19th Oct 2017

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Still using this baby for the window lock keys. Cool as....... 32276150-w9zXG.jpg

M. Batting.

Black jacks (racist) fruit salad 1p sweets.

horrible times at school.

OldEnglish9 m ago

Still using this baby for the window lock keys. Cool as....... [Image]

Have you still got the jeans though?

BMX bikes (Raleigh Super Burner FTW)

Commodore 64 (Endless waiting)

Mitre Mouldmaster Football (Frozen mornings on red ash pitches)
Edited by: "majestic2012" 19th Oct 2017

Bobbajob38 m ago

I only had a Raleigh Grifter. The Choppers poor cousin.


I so wanted a grifter. A red one. Never got one, never dared ask because I knew what the answer would be.

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Dyslexic_Dog8 m ago

Have you still got the jeans though?


Think the wife has thrown em' away with my Farah trousers

Sweets
Hanging round with other kids
Halloween

Lego
VHS
10p Freddos!!!

Littlewoods catalogue
Gratton catalogue
Finding magazines on roadside verges

Rolf Harris
Jimmy Saville
Gary Glitter

Erm, oh....

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airfix24 m ago

Littlewoods catalogueGratton catalogueFinding magazines on roadside verges


Did you have everything on the tick that you didn't find on the floor?

Kappa poppers
Ant, Dec in their prime and Kat Deeley
Popstars and kids TV show actors before they were train wrecks
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