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RE: Products we remember

#151 by Voltman , Fri Mar 19, 2010 7:59 am

Pea Shooters and Guns, Potato Guns, what happened to them?


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RE: Products we remember

#152 by signman ( deleted ) , Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:07 am

elf un safty comes into the equation once again.
What about the old gas mantles, they were a nightmare to change, we didn't get electricity until about 1946-7

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RE: Products we remember

#153 by phil ( deleted ) , Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:57 am

I remember them fitting electricity in to our house in Francis St. One light socket in the one bedroom upstairs one light socket in the only room downstairs and one plug socket. Consequently the two light sockets were soon fitted with those two way adaptors.

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RE: Products we remember

#154 by Sheldonboy , Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:03 pm

I bet you used to run a radio off the light socket extension with twisty frayed wire. Then listen to Journey into space and Dick Barton Special agent with Snowy. Archie Andrews was always a hit.


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RE: Products we remember

#155 by phil ( deleted ) , Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:06 pm

SB

I don't remember seeing you in our house, was you hiding under the army overcoat on the bed.

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RE: Products we remember

#156 by Sheldonboy , Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:37 pm

No I was sitting in the corner threading cut up newspapers on to a piece of string to hang in the toilet.


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RE: Products we remember

#157 by phil ( deleted ) , Fri Mar 19, 2010 8:44 pm

Thats a novel idea hanging decorations in the bog. We just took a copy of the Dispatch with us and a candle to read it with. See no flies on us dual purpose.


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RE: Products we remember

#158 by Sheldonboy , Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:02 pm

See girls, reading in the khazi, who said men were no-good at Multi Tasking.


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RE: Products we remember

#159 by phil ( deleted ) , Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:38 pm

I even read The Bunty in there.


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RE: Products we remember

#160 by Sheldonboy , Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:58 pm

PHIL .... .... ... ... .. .. . . . . . . . .


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RE: Products we remember

#161 by Voltman , Sun Mar 21, 2010 12:22 am

No one reads the Bunty, what's wrong with you man?
Just look at the pictures and stop trying to be so clever.


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RE: Products we remember

#162 by phil ( deleted ) , Sun Mar 21, 2010 1:08 pm

I did even the words printed at the bottom of each drawing, not just the speech balloons. That's how I learnt to read comics and the back of the corn flakes box. When we had toast for breakfast I didn't get a reading lesson that day.


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RE: Products we remember

#163 by Voltman , Sun Mar 21, 2010 4:54 pm

I used to be reading mad when I was a kid and the Cornflakes, Weetabix and Ready Brek boxes were very well read. Vitamin B12, Riboflavin, Thiamin and the rest.


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RE: Products we remember

#164 by Sheldonboy , Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:48 pm

Reading Cornflake boxes was too slow for me. It was a cereal.?


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RE: Products we remember

#165 by phil ( deleted ) , Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:55 pm

Oh no I just can't take it anymore. It's time to end it all.


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