If you could choose 3 things

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by scotchgirl, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. scotchgirl

    scotchgirl Active Member

    from your childhood that you would bring back. What would they be? Preferably things that aren't available nowadays, although it could just be stuff that you remember that would be just weird for an adult to enjoy (heh heh)......

    I would choose....

    1) Pacers - like minty Opal Fruits (Starburst), but they had green and white stripes

    2) Dallas - need I say more?

    3) Pound Notes - made you feel like you had LOADSA money.....lol!

    Can you think of any stuff like that? Could be toys, tv programmes, fashion, music, whatever....lets reminisce (Sp?).....hee hee
  2. Di B

    Di B Member

    I remember Pacers! They were spearminty weren't they?

    I'd like to bring back shoulder pads, backcombed hair and flourescent clothing. In this outfit, you would be safe to walk home in the dark as everyone would see you froma mile away!

    Also like to bring back Scott and Charlene in Neighbours.... but then, who in their right mind wouldn't?
  3. leisa

    leisa Active Member

    Fruit pastels and fruit gums and wispa gold!!! uuummm i can't really think of anything else they are the only things i can think that dont exist anymore
  4. Leyfy

    Leyfy Active Member

    Fruit Gums that were so chewy you felt like you'd lose teeth chewing them, and came in big boxes,

    The kids TV series Knightmare,

    and 'Secret' chocolate bars!
  5. Blagger

    Blagger Member

    Proper 80s Spangles
    Blakes 7
  6. Mr Guinness

    Mr Guinness Member

    1. Bigtrak!! With trailer!!
    2. Vinyl
    3. TBA
  7. LeDragon

    LeDragon Active Member

    The A Team
    Blockey 123 (Game we used to play)
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  8. bbg

    bbg Member

    Charles Buchan's Football Monthly - all about "splendid soccer", "colleagues" and "thrilling matches", and the chance for Letter of the Month to win 15 whole shillings (75p, youngsters!)

    The Banana Splits on Saturday morning telly

    Crackerjack! (the 60s/70s version - Leslie Crowther, Peter Glaze and co - "it's Friday, it's 5 o'clock, it's.........!)
  9. ekimmort

    ekimmort Member

    Acid Drop Spangles.
    Penny Arrow Bars.
    The Goon Show.
  10. David Mann

    David Mann Member

    The Beatles
    Bazooka Joe bubble gum
    Fireball XL5
  11. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Golden Wonder Spring Onion crisps.
    Traditional Lucky Bags.
    Proper Sour Plooms!
  12. trumpetmike

    trumpetmike Active Member

    Not having to worry about money

    Wispa Gold (thanks for reminding me about that one, lol)

    The excitement of playing Hootenanny for the first time
  13. steve butler

    steve butler Active Member

    1/ My Grans cooking
    2/ Yorkshire being untouchable at cricket
    3/ long hot summers
  14. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    1) Blake's 7 (even though Blagger beat me to it :()

    2) Proper chelsea buns, sugary and fatty and terribly bad for you :oops:

    3) The Corona man calling at the house
  15. floppymute

    floppymute Member

    More specifically following some previous posts:

    Toffee & Banana flavoured Penny Arrows

    Old English flavour Spangles
  16. rikster

    rikster New Member

    Caramac bars, pineapple chunks and the old sweet shops where you had rows of jars of different sweets, couldnt make up your mind what you wanted.
  17. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    Crikey! How old are you??????? :biggrin:
  18. Anno Draconis

    Anno Draconis Well-Known Member

    1: Look-in (the magazine notable ONLY for the free crud they gave away every month!)
    2: Home-made pop in utterly random flavours (if your dad had a Soda Stream, you'll know what I'm talking about)
    3: Summer afternoons picking raspberries in my nan's garden; well I say picking, eating more like :D
  19. Leyfy

    Leyfy Active Member

    Bluuuuuuuurgh!!! I hated those things!!!
  20. Red Elvis

    Red Elvis Active Member

    1) Texan Bars
    2) "Its a knockout" with Stewart Hall and Eddie Waring
    3) Elvis !!:)

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