- Stuff from your youth that you dont see nowadays
Betamax and video 2000 tapes,
reel to reel tape recorders,
cine cameras,film projectors, slide projectors,
Krooklocks for cars,car seat bead cushons,
Tricycles,adults and childrens,
tv rental shops,
Pottery horse pulling a cart,
Large glass with a cat climbing up the side,
anything made by K TELL,
Fury toilet seat covers,
Extra single track points if you still actuallyn own one of the above, along with your suggestions of tat that should never have been made.Posted 1 year agosinglespeedstuSubscriber
Parents telling their kids to shut the **** up when they’re annoying everyone else in a ten mile radius.
People in cars than don’t try and kill you because you’ve stopped them joining the back of the next que by 30 seconds.
And Alpine pop lorrys.
I miss Alpine pop lorrys.
A bottle of cola and a bottle of dandeilion and bird shit was enough to last a family of four for a week back then.Posted 1 year agohodgyndMember
I lived with my grandparents until I was six years old in a pit village in North West Durham ..and while I don’t remember the exact day it came around but ” Pie & Peas ( mushy) ” van used to come around on a week day lunchtime ..the smell was to die for ( before & after ! ).
Polystyrene toilet seat warmers for the outside loo..pure luxury !
Those were the days !Posted 1 year agotimbaMember
Berni Inns – height of decadence as a lad
Sun-burnt kids covered in dried camomile lotion – did we have affordable sun cream in the 60s and 70s?
Nicotine-yellow ceilings in all public buildings
Cars that rusted away before your very eyes and cars with visible wood that was a) real wood and b) structural
Window cleaner with a ladder that was wooden and strapped to the top tube of his bike
Glass pop bottles with a refund noticePosted 1 year agoMr WoppitMember
Round-pin electricity plugs.
33/45 rpm portable “record players”.
Frost on the inside of single-glazed windows.
Rag and bone man.
15 minute pause between the programmes on BBC television.
One television channel only. In black and white (see above).
The “Weather man” (always a man) putting magnetic weather symbols on a wall map.
Mass grovelling deference.
I could go on…
But I won’t.Posted 1 year ago
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