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    Some others that bemused me in my childhood: ...

    Some others that bemused me in my childhood:

    "You will be laughing on the other side of your face in a minute"

    "Never in the creation of crows!"

    "Well, I'll go to the foot of the stairs"
    ...
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    Yes most of the above Also - "Dont sit on...

    Yes most of the above

    Also -

    "Dont sit on cold walls or you will get piles"

    "Dont stand in front of the fire it will damage your kidneys"

    and even more strangely
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    I also had the mk2 version of the D5 released in...

    I also had the mk2 version of the D5 released in 1968 with silver paintwork and extending tyre cutters

    https://i.ibb.co/MSb84fB/tc.png

    Although boxed originals are creeping up in price, Corgi...
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    Yes, an excellent watch. Looking forward to...

    Yes, an excellent watch.

    Looking forward to series 2
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    No the wheel is to launch small plastic rocket...

    No the wheel is to launch small plastic rocket type projectiles from the tubes - you push one down in to each tube and rotate the wheel and it pings them out!
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    The elector mechanism has far too strong a spring...

    The elector mechanism has far too strong a spring fitted and it sends the small plastic baddie into a low orbit. I wonder how many children had to improvise with some screwed up foil or similar once...
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    I keep mine in my bureau so that when I am...

    I keep mine in my bureau so that when I am working I can get one out and sit it next to my laptop or notebook.

    Its comforting.

    Connects me to childhood......."when all the bad things happened...
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    The guy that I bought my Batmobile from has...

    The guy that I bought my Batmobile from has offered my this for a very good price so I have taken him up on it. Not sure when it will arrive due to the current situation but its nice to look forward...
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    I wish him well.

    I wish him well.
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    I thought that I would see what one of the modern...

    I thought that I would see what one of the modern 60th anniversary models was like and ordered a limited edition Rover P6 3500 the other week

    It arrived this morning
    ...
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    I had one of those My childhood autism...

    I had one of those

    My childhood autism couldn't cope with it being the wrong colour!

    I read on the internet the other day that the marketing people at Dinky told their production colleagues to...
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    Please do!

    Please do!
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    I'm pretty sure that TB2 and the Eagle...

    I'm pretty sure that TB2 and the Eagle Transporter were Dink's

    Ive been looking at Dinky Spectrum SPV's on eBay and boy are they expensive. Another one I wish they would re-issue.
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    I'm pretty sure that the Yellow Submarine was...

    I'm pretty sure that the Yellow Submarine was Corgi. They definitely did a more recent re-issue.

    I've noticed that Corgi quite recently did a couple of re-issues of Dinkey's FAB1 Lady Penelope'...
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    Same here. The lot that live round here dont...

    Same here. The lot that live round here dont normally speak to each other. Before everyone went in there were a number of people calling out "goodnight, look after yourselves"

    Is this a one off...
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    Considering how much MIB ones go for these days...

    Considering how much MIB ones go for these days then that must be better than a pension!

    Never seen the Basil Brish one - must be a 70's release
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    Corgi die casts from the 1960's

    Evening all

    Thought that i might provide a little mild diversion by taking the more mature of us on a little trip down memory lane..............

    About three years ago I posted a thread about a...
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    Thanks for that - I wasnt aware

    Thanks for that - I wasnt aware
  19. That's the one!!! Sent from my SM-G970F using...

    That's the one!!!

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  20. Fascinating things Have you read Richard...

    Fascinating things

    Have you read Richard Fortney's excellent book?

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    Well Im a key worker (Nurse) and have to cover a...

    Well Im a key worker (Nurse) and have to cover a fair old area in the course of my work so without a car I'm stuck. I certainly couldn't do it by public transport - and its better that Im 'isolated'...
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    Nothing against Aldi in particular - more about...

    Nothing against Aldi in particular - more about anywhere containing random people.

    I dislike it intensely.
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    I for one will be relieved when more restrictive...

    I for one will be relieved when more restrictive measures are introduced. Significant numbers of people are clearly demonstrating that the general population cannot be left to do what needs to be...
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    Had to go to Aldi - which would be awful at the...

    Had to go to Aldi - which would be awful at the best of times but much worse in the current climate. Shelves were reasonably well stocked - they even had toilet paper.

    Rest of the day spent in the...
  25. Thread: The CWC T20

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    I think that 20mm would look cumbersome and...

    I think that 20mm would look cumbersome and overpower the watch. 18mm would be far better on my view.


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