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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

I had one of these toys. I sometimes think my parents did not know me. I suspect that they are no longer sold LOL


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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

I even played indoors with this. Amazing my siblings all have two good eyes.

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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

There was life before teabags

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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

I have a memory of the London lamplighter. Believe it or not there are still 1400 street gas lamps in London and 5 lamplighters to look after them


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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

The helicopter parents would love this

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And this one involved high heat and molten lead

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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

I had a variant on knock down ginger. I grew up on a very narrow street (Riddell). I would take Mom's clothesline and tie it to a neighbor's door knocker and then string it across the road to the house opposite and tie it to their knocker. Then knock and both and run like hell. Neither neighbor coul...
by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

Good old washing board.

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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

This is how math worked before computers



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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

Begginton wrote:We played a similar game to jacks, with little cubes of what looked like colours, ridges chalk, called aligobs. Not sure of spelling as never seen it in writing.
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I played Aligobs all the time. Wow, what a memory


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by Sean.Byrne
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 105
Views: 54013

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

These are alien to our millennials

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