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Things you don't see anymore

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Sports personalities advertising cigarettes:

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The fags didn't do him much harm though he was 85 when he died & I believe he played football well into his 60s

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If you watch the old black and white films, everyone seemed to smoke, made them looked sophisticated, nearly everyone had uneven teeth and untoned bodies.......

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People didn't eat and drink then like they do today..............

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I awoke in the middle of last night thinking of the white patch on bicycle mudguards during WWII that made cyclists easier to see in the blackout. These were still common in the 1950s and I remember them well:

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Thought this would be an apt hosting site for my question... did I hear right,today,that the UK's most popular name is Mohammed??

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Well there's a surprise, infiltrate by stealth.

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Not seen rowntrees cocoa for ages,it used to come in a brown and yellow packet with a woman on it.

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Cadbury's still do Bournville cocoa in a red package(tube) and it's fairtrade .

Yes I do get like Ernie get my cocoa three times every week hellothere:jumping:

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#3187 Here you go Crankypig:

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How about this for something you don't see any more but do see these days:

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Bad for your health....... Either of them.

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Have we had Snobs (Five man Jacks) yet?

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Here's a game I haven't seen for ages, Waddington's Careers (1950s):

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#3184 Thinking about bikes brought back to mind the dynamo light sets that you could fix to your back wheel. The faster you went the brighter the light.

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Do you wear it, Fynger?

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must get one,could be an extra irritation to the 'whistlers' behind me in the supermarket,when i'm counting me coppers. :biggrin:

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I bought a plastic monocle from the Sign of Four joke shop when I was about eleven. Used to get some odd looks.

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