- Stuff from your youth that you dont see nowadays
Caps (the gunpowder paper explosives)
3 star petrol
TVs where you put money in the sidePosted 1 year ago
AshtraysPosted 1 year ago
Thermal underwear: those old fashioned thick white long John’sPosted 1 year ago
Empty roads to cycle onPosted 1 year ago
Old people, there used to be loads of them, now there’s just kids everywhere.Posted 1 year ago
Kids playing outside, climbing trees and falling out of them,
kids carrying huge stereos on their shoulders,
Police walking the beat,
Barbers selling condoms, and saying “something for the weekend sir”Posted 1 year ago
Adverts warning to not go and see someone’s puppies.
Adverts instructing you on how to cross the street.Posted 1 year ago
Car seats that would burn your legs if wearing shorts in the summer
😳 Try sitting in a current Mokka X with black leather seats that’s been sat in the sun all day, or any current car with black leather seats, for that matter, with the current weather conditions. I can promise you, from personal experience, it stings!Posted 1 year ago
Edit- Findus crispy pancakes.Posted 1 year ago
Angel delightPosted 1 year ago
Cremola Foam.Posted 1 year ago
Cyclists overtaking tractors, these days tractors are on steroids.Posted 1 year ago
Feu Orange car air fresheners
Rotary dial phones
But white dogshit seems to be staging a comebackPosted 1 year ago
Afternoon closing in the pub. I miss three hours of drinking in the park until the pub opened again at 6!Posted 1 year ago
Gangs of dogs roaming the streetsPosted 1 year ago
Cassette Stereos carried aloft shoulders.
Those fibre glass 3 wheeled cars with handlebars.
ScrumpingPosted 1 year ago
Overdrive button on your gear knob, wolfrace or rostyle wheels, crossply tyresPosted 1 year ago
Hobnailed football boots.
Children making their own way to school and back.
‘Pop-out’ car turning indicator arms.
Beef dripping sandwiches.
Corporal punishment in schools.
‘Bob a Job’ week.
Two UK radio stations (the Light Programme and the Home Service. Radio Two and Radio 4 to you).
Twenty shillings to the Pound.Posted 1 year ago
Free milk at school
Checking the oil & water in the car
Kids tv programs full of double entendres
Police horses on Cannock chase.. I miss them
Young people on single track forums…Posted 1 year ago
Barry ChucklePosted 1 year ago
Kodak Instamatic cameras.
Kids knocking on doors selling raffle tickets.
Take away sherry.
Blow up rubber dinghys on roof racks.
Children who dressed like adults, rather than adults who dress like kids.
Crossed phone lines.Posted 1 year ago
– Thin people
– People without tattoosPosted 1 year ago
Afghan hounds come to think of it.
I wonder if there is a connection 🤔Posted 1 year ago
White dog pooPosted 1 year ago
Afternoon closing in the pub. I miss three hours of drinking in the park until the pub opened again at 6!
That’s a good one – what goes with it is 11:00 closing, stupid amounts of consumption between 10:45 and 11:15, lock-ins, and joy at the local having an extension on a bank holiday (usually leading to ridiculous amounts of consumption between 12:15 and 12:45 instead).* Which reminds me of another thing – the stench of smoke on clothes the next day.
* there was always a pub that allowed under age drinkingPosted 1 year ago
Turquoise and white Police Panda Cars.Posted 1 year ago
Too soonPosted 1 year ago
People not smoking weed.
Working men’s clubs that showed films Saturday nights.
Street bullies after your pocket money.
General smell of fresh poo just about everywhere (I grew up in Wolverhampton in the 60’s – see above).
Curious train trips to the coast that were always oversubscribed and got back after midnight.
Being able to buy alcohol in pubs at 13.
Police that gave you a friendly smack for being a twunt.
Buying lighter fuel in funny rubber pods and setting fire to your hands.
Lasers in Blackpool.
One bike for everything.
Shops for all purchases.
Massive 24″ flares worn over high heels – I was 12 and a fashion victim. And yes, high heels for the lads – thanks to Slade!
50p being enough for a grand night out.Posted 1 year ago
A choke in your car
The Green Cross Code
Games of conkers
Those hard balls on strings you knocked togetherPosted 1 year ago
Liverpool winning the League 🙂Posted 1 year ago
Short mudguards on ‘racers’
Posted 1 year ago
New romanticsPosted 1 year ago
Joe Cocker. Sure he’s alright though.Posted 1 year ago
Look at that Raleigh!! way ahead of its time…. 1x on a road bikePosted 1 year ago
Bullworker and chest expanders
Wrist radio and Atlantic 252
Dial a diskPosted 1 year ago
Star Wars without CGI
Telephones in the hall
Kids sitting in the car in pub car parks whilst Mum & Dad had a drinkPosted 1 year ago
Quattro fizzy drinkPosted 1 year ago
Ring pulls, erverywhere
Raleigh, Quasar, Pulsar, Team Sprint, Winner
Home made catapults using a V or Y branch (must be hung around the neck when in transit)
Roller skate with a plank of wood bolted to it.
Kids playing kerbiePosted 1 year ago
Replaced by helium or those silver cartridges..Posted 1 year ago
<span style=”font-size: 0.8rem;”>What you don’t see, is most of the people on this thread getting outside. Because there’s tons of stuff on here you see all the time! </span>
Kids playing kerbie – Played it a lot a year or so ago with my kid. Problem is people don’t pass our heritage games on to their children 🙁Posted 1 year ago
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