36 Years ago

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Another where's time Gone, where were you and what were ya doing, When this Happened ? Id just got a Council Flat and moved in with my then Girlfriend, i was Plastering Barret Houses out Playing Darts in the Monday night Whitbread League, Fishing Rivers only on matches for The Robin Hood Through the Leeds Anglers Club and Drinking my way to a burst Ulcer ;)

 

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I'd have been in last year at school with your Eric. Mum let me stay up to watch the end of it.
 

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I was 18. We’d just got our first terrace house. No carpets, no curtains and a telly my grandad had given us along with a second hand sofa a friend had given us. I remember staying up and watching that. 36 years ? gulp Time doesn’t stop for anyone does it ? 😳
 

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I was 9, mum and dad were big snooker fans, so I got to stay up and watch it. Had the following day off school cos it finished so late. Good old days 👍👍
 

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Also 9 watched in my bedroom on a B & W set with a tune dial, had to watch every ball potted and do the score to know what object ball was, heaven forbid you needed a pee !!
 

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I was 18. We’d just got our first terrace house. No carpets, no curtains and a telly my grandad had given us along with a second hand sofa a friend had given us. I remember staying up and watching that. 36 years ? gulp Time doesn’t stop for anyone does it ? 😳
You were lucky, we rented ours :ROFLMAO:
 

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You were lucky, we rented ours :ROFLMAO:
My mum and dad rented their first television mate. I may have got this name wrong but, I think it was a company called Wigfalls. My baby clothes came from shopocheck. A company you paid back on the never never. 🤣🤣
 

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My mum and dad rented their first television mate. I may have got this name wrong but, I think it was a company called Wigfalls. My baby clothes came from shopocheck. A company you paid back on the never never. 🤣🤣
Yep Id just Got a Sofa and Chairs on the Never Never and my Telly was rented from Redifussion i think, it was on pay a bit off the Debt pay a bit Rental but it was was yours after 150 years.
 

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I think my daughter, who's in her final year at uni, is currently on her third i-phone (bought by daddy, not on a contract). How times have changed :unsure:
 

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Yep Id just Got a Sofa and Chairs on the Never Never and my Telly was rented from Redifussion i think, it was on pay a bit off the Debt pay a bit Rental but it was was yours after 150 years.
That’s it. Redifusion and Wigfalls. A guy in an escort estate used to come and service it and tune it in a bit. He spent more time callin and drinking tea than he did working. 🤣
 

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That’s it. Redifusion and Wigfalls. A guy in an escort estate used to come and service it and tune it in a bit. He spent more time callin and drinking tea than he did working. 🤣
I remember my Mam having a telly with a money box on the Back :ROFLMAO:
 
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