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#1 Wolford6

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 09:23 AM

I'll start this off.

At 6am this morning I went to get my newspaper from the shop about 400 yards away. There and back in less than 10 minutes.

It's now 9.20am and I've just realised I've still got my baseball hat on.

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#2 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 09:33 AM

When Scott Moore made his debut in 2004 and he was a few months younger than me...

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#3 Johnoco

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:31 AM

Watching the Brit awards the other night and *genuinely* not knowing who almost all of them were. Not bothered mind but it used to be the case that I'd at least heard of popular acts.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:34 AM

Watching the Brit awards the other night and *genuinely* not knowing who almost all of them were. Not bothered mind but it used to be the case that I'd at least heard of popular acts.


Might be a sign I'm getting old, but I'm in my (late) 20's and listen to Radio 1 and still didn't know who half of them were.
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#5 shrek

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:35 AM

Spending more times posting on RL forums in your average week than being out down the pub!

#6 Johnoco

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:39 AM

Might be a sign I'm getting old, but I'm in my (late) 20's and listen to Radio 1 and still didn't know who half of them were.

Ah, well that makes me feel a little better. I knew I was still hip really. ;)

#7 Futtocks

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 10:46 AM

Watching the Brit awards the other night and *genuinely* not knowing who almost all of them were. Not bothered mind but it used to be the case that I'd at least heard of popular acts.


I've heard of most of them, and what an unbelievably drab bunch they are. You're not missing much, John.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

Watching the Brit awards the other night and *genuinely* not knowing who almost all of them were. Not bothered mind but it used to be the case that I'd at least heard of popular acts.

I had heard of most of them because my partner has a 19 year-old daughter, I even knew some of the songs because my 4 year-old sings along to the catchier ones in the car, what was surprising was putting names and faces to some songs.

"Oh, it's her that sings that", I said on more than one occasion, along with "Ah, thats what they look like."
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#9 Johnoco

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:28 AM

I had heard of most of them because my partner has a 19 year-old daughter, I even knew some of the songs because my 4 year-old sings along to the catchier ones in the car, what was surprising was putting names and faces to some songs.

"Oh, it's her that sings that", I said on more than one occasion, along with "Ah, thats what they look like."

I have an 11 year old daughter so yes, there was the occasional moment like that but generally....not even heard of them. That's me, I accept but still.

#10 Johnoco

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:30 AM

I've heard of most of them, and what an unbelievably drab bunch they are. You're not missing much, John.

Yes that's a word I'd use too.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:30 AM

I'll start this off.

At 6am this morning I went to get my newspaper from the shop about 400 yards away. There and back in less than 10 minutes.

It's now 9.20am and I've just realised I've still got my baseball hat on.


Ha! You're nowhere near old, mate. You remembered to buy the paper.


Didn't you? :o

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#12 Wolford6

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:34 AM

Ha! You're nowhere near old, mate. You remembered to buy the paper.


Didn't you? :o


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Of course I did, Tony. Otherwise I'd have had nothing to cut up into squares and hang on a nail in the outside khasi.

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#13 Johnoco

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:38 AM

I always though it was spelt 'khazi' (pronounced 'carsy')

#14 Wolford6

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:43 AM

http://en.wikipedia....ki/Khasi_people

There are apparently several schools there where the "school song" is the Welsh National Anthem.

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#15 Severus

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:47 AM

On a night out and it gets to around 9-10 ish and you would rather be at home with a book than out in town getting legless.

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#16 Wolford6

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:50 AM

On a night out and it gets to around 9-10 ish and you would rather be at home with a book than out in town getting legless.



Cor, that's a relief.Thank God I'm not that old.
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#17 hindle xiii

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:56 AM

Now this is common place for proper oldies, but remembering and knowing things vividly before someone you can have a conversation with was born.

(And no, that does not mean I am chatting up people who are under-16. I know how the minds on this forum works!)

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#18 Johnoco

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:59 AM

On a night out and it gets to around 9-10 ish and you would rather be at home with a book than out in town getting legless.


That's just crazy talk.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 12:07 PM

It's now 9.20am and I've just realised I've still got my baseball hat on.


Doesn't that make you a teenager? ;)

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#20 Wolford6

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 12:12 PM

Doesn't that make you a teenager? ;)


Corporate headgear. And it was cold.
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