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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by satindoll, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Oxford bags or parallels! Had a pair of Fleming's!

    Answers on a postcard!

    There Is by The Dell's. On my playlist now.
     
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  2. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    No problem :) great name though :D
     
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  3. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    It's based in Preston but Wigan does get a mention.
    Been there, not bad!
     
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  4. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Thought it was Crombie jackets went with Ben Sherman shirts (the stitched pleat down the back?) or am I mixing my memories? :oops:
     
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  5. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I wanted to go to Wigan Casino, but my mum wouldn't let me, too far way. A lot went on a Wigan, I found that out later :wideyed:. Anyone remember the Blues and Soul magazine ? I have one tucked away. Will have to search it out.
     
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  6. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Live in Preston, used to live not far from Wigan
     
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  7. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Yeah been both, for football.
    Think I meant to say been to the Wigan pier!
     
  8. rowan

    rowan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You're right, here's me in my flares and afghan jacket on my backpack, early 70s, about time they came back inot fashion! :D
    me.jpg
     
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  9. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Funny you should say that - did mine earlier before I showered ;)

    Still don't wear skirts though - draughty and tights - whoever invented those horrible itchy things .....
     
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  10. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Is veronica your real name? Lol!
     
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  11. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Mine were called "french cut" sort of flares but wide cut from the hip - that's when I had a flat stomach and they draped beautifully with a smart crease down the front
     
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  12. rowan

    rowan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Radio Veronica, pirate radio :)
     
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  13. Fallgal

    Fallgal Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Guess I was neither. Here's me in 1972, listening to my dad's 8-tracks, in my mini-dress. My mom would yell at me for listening to music for long periods because the heavy headphones made my ears bright red. :D
     

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  14. satindoll

    satindoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Our group used to be called The Roddy Mockers, as a mixed group of bikers with both scooters and motor bikes we relished the fact we annoyed both camps as we wouldn't take sides in the fights. Always was a bit of a rebel, too long in the tooth now to change.
     
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    Skydog76 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    not old enough, never made an appearance till 72, but i had been around i'd have been sat astride a Velocette Venom
     
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  16. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    How sweet FG, lovely photo X
     
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  17. satindoll

    satindoll Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I guess as I had a scooter myself I was a MOD at heart, though I did and still do love being a pillion on a big grunter, mmmmmmmmm vvvrroooommm vvrroommmm.
     
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  18. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Rock on sd :D
     
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    adrian207 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I used to know some mods, horrible lot these though, called themselves the Betlyturf Gang. Don't ask me why but it seemed like whatever you did they knew about it and if it was something that upset them, they wouldn't hesitate to let you know. A good mate of mine who was a member once did something wrong which upset the gang and he had all privileges related to this club taken from him for a while which meant he couldn't take part in any of the activities of the club. Being a loyal member though, he stayed and I think he still keeps in touch with some of the other members even today including me. Anyway, I sold my Lambretta and bought a "Y" reg Givern import, worst thing on Gods earth. It started ok and sat there idling but try to get any sort of response from it......................no chance, it was like flogging a dead horse. Needless to say we parted and I ended up getting a car.
     
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  20. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    What sort of car a clapped out old banger was it adrian ? :rolleyes:ps I have never ridden on a bike before, but your one sounded useless and I think too scary for me.:nailbiting:
     
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