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Whatever Happened To....?
« on: Mar 29, 2006, 11:24 »
Post your Whatever Happened To queries in this thread (doesn't just have to be people)!

Whatever Happened To:

* Wilf Lunn

* Spangles

* BMX bikes

* Christopher Lillicrap

* Lowcock's Lemonade

* Mr Bennett from Take Hart

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« Reply #1 on: Mar 29, 2006, 22:27 »
BMXs are still going, but whereas in their heyday they were the only alternative to a rubbish bike or a racing bike, the BMX now has to contend with the mountain bike.

Just this afternoon I was wondering whatever happened to Brannigans Crisps.

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« Reply #2 on: Mar 30, 2006, 01:18 »
... The other half of my favourite pair of blue socks, after I stuffed 'em into the washing machine? Now I've only got one blue sock!
Washing machines!... There's one way in and one way out... Where's my other blue sock?
I was quite happy to blame this sort of phenomenon on my dryer but it's been busted for ages and I haven't used it for months!
Is there another dimension where single socks live happy socky lives? Is there a profitable market for single socks on ebay?


Getting back on track...

YoYo's?

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« Reply #3 on: Mar 30, 2006, 08:21 »
Sindy dolls

PS. If you empty thr filter of your washing machine you may find that mangled blue sock after it's been shreaded around the drum!

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« Reply #4 on: Mar 30, 2006, 21:21 »
The old blind busker who used to play outside Fenwicks in Newcastle.


Spangles.

Cresta Cola. (It's frothy man!)

Hong Kong Fooey.

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Terry Trafalgar

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« Reply #5 on: Mar 31, 2006, 02:33 »
They still make Spangles. You could also try online_sweet_shop.co.uk

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« Reply #6 on: Mar 31, 2006, 15:15 »
You can get Cresta Cola in the Freezer shop in Crook  :)

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« Reply #7 on: Mar 31, 2006, 20:09 »
Leon Trotsky?...He got an Ice-pick...that made his Ears burn!

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« Reply #8 on: Apr 01, 2006, 05:30 »
Donkey Jackets.

Canvas Baseball Boots.

Harrington Jackets.

Leather Ties.

Vesta Curry

Tyne Brand - (with no lumps of fat or gristle guaranteed!)

Heinze beans with bacon & egg flavour sauce.

The kid off the Tudor 'Smooaakeyy Bacon Crisp' advert.  "Deliver these an' I'll give ya a canny bagga Tuda"

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Re: Whatever Happened To....?
« Reply #9 on: Apr 25, 2006, 20:04 »
Ringworm,

Rickets,

Goiters,

Chinese finger traps,

Clackers,

Pogo sticks,

Black Jacks.

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« Reply #10 on: Apr 25, 2006, 21:54 »
You're born alone, you die alone.  Anything in between is make believe.

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« Reply #11 on: Apr 25, 2006, 22:26 »
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather, to skid in, broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclai

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