Things you remember from back in the day?

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  1. rondog1973

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    Frank Muir.
     
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    Someone has posted all the episodes on Youtube. Absolutely transfixed for half an hour, Saturday mornings back in 1983!
     
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    Stoke Heath BMX track was brilliant! Really tight and winding. Remember seeing Trevor Robinson practicing round it, mouth agape at how fast he was.

    You were right about the other one being too big. Coventry wheels I thing it was called and it was built when the BMX fad was on the wane.

    Wood End was my local track. Remember loads of us gathering to race every evening in the summer of 85. Great memories!
     
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    Caramac chocolate.
     
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    Cresta.
     
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    Don't know if it has been mentioned yet, but Rondello biscuits!

    Divine, but expensive. Truly melt in the mouth.
     
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    Did they come in round tins ? go on say it
     
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    download.jpeg

    Yes, they did do Toffo's
     
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    The guy who came in the pub selling cockles, mussells etc and u shouted have you got crabs mate
     
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    Split crutch panties in the Peeping Tom.
     
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    I remember seeing cov win once
     
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    We also used to have a 1/2 pipe, never plucked up the courage to go on it though. Sadly it was destroyed when somebody set fire to it.
     
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    logarithm tables..at school instead of calculators
     
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    And slide rules. One of the shortest-lived inventions. I swear one month after they were invented, someone invented the calculator.
     
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    The twin peaks theme tune, just seen it advertised and took me back about 25 years
     
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    I remember when you bought a box of breakfast cereal it was full to the top instead of just half-way. Not only that but they used to sometimes give you a free gift in the box. I had a whole set of toy soldiers, all free from Kelloggs cereal boxes.
     

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