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May 2022 18 08:55

Re: I'm getting old

Rockstar wrote: Wed, 18th May 2022, 8:47am And the HMV dog is 100 years old. But what is his name? [Big grin.png]
I do know. But when I was a "Nipper", he was on all the 78rpm HMV records in the UK [Big grin.png] [Big grin.png]

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May 2022 18 08:56

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unkiefest wrote: Wed, 18th May 2022, 6:07am I was clearing out my attic one day and i had some boxes of my old vinyl records. My daughter shouted up to me "Dad how big were your cd players when you was growing up" [Big grin.png]
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I remember clearing out a stock room in school a few years back, I found a box with 5.25 floppy disks and compact cassettes in. The young teaching assistant that was helping me asked, what are these used for? I explained the floppy disks were used in computers and the cassettes were used mostly for music playback. Wow, how big were old computers then he asked…
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May 2022 18 08:58

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thecaretaker wrote: Wed, 18th May 2022, 8:55am I do know. But when I was a "Nipper", he was on all the 78rpm HMV records in the UK [Big grin.png] [Big grin.png]
[Big grin.png] I see what you did there [Big grin.png]
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May 2022 18 10:54

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It is now 19 bob to post a letter. Does anyone recall the days when you could have made yourself really sick by putting that money into the Five Boys chocolate machine that seemed to be on most railway station platforms?
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May 2022 18 15:24

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And you know you are old when...... You used to look in the shoe shop window and think "Oh, they look trendy" and now you look and say "Oh, they look comfy"! And I remember when Snap, Crackle and Pop was a breakfast cereal. Now its the noises my body makes when I get up! [Big grin.png]
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May 2022 18 15:52

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I remember getting 6d back on empty bottles of Tizer [Success.png]
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May 2022 19 08:46

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Nigel wrote: Wed, 18th May 2022, 3:52pm I remember getting 6d back on empty bottles of Tizer [Success.png]
Our local 'Offie' used to store the empty bottles around the back. We used to climb over and 'borrow' a couple to get the refund. [JawDropped.png] Free sweets. [Thumb_up.png]
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May 2022 19 08:59

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Nigel wrote: Wed, 18th May 2022, 3:52pm I remember getting 6d back on empty bottles of Tizer [Success.png]
I remember looking for Corona bottles for the money back on the bottle, used to buy Jamboree bags with the money. Also, when the real Rag and Bone men came down our street pushing their large wooden cart shouting ‘Ol rags an lumber’. I got thruppence in exchange for a bag of rags once from one of them.
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Near where I used to live as a kid was a golf course and we used to find lost golf balls, we knew where to look [Success.png]
Used to sell them back to the golf club for 6d each, nice little earner [Big grin.png]
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