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Post by Hammer.CA » Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:15 pm

The bar of Milk Tray that had the lime barrel as one of the 6 chocolates, not lime barrel on the selection box any more for many years. It's not fair.

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Post by peter49uk » Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:23 pm

Jamboree Bags............ 4 Sided Frozen Jubbly's............. Old English Spangle's these tasted so strange.
Beech Nut Chewing Gum used to get these from a machine on railway platforms. Talking of, you used to be able to print your name on a bit of lead from a machine also.

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Post by mushy » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:10 pm

Wembley1966 wrote:^^^ Youngster! They were 10 for a 1d for a long while - when did they go up to a farthing each?
Jeez... How old are you?
Am talking roughly of the mid 60's.

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Post by Rocketron » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:22 pm

Tenbury wrote:You nicked them?
My brother tried that in our local sweetshop. Unfotunately he didn't realise this shop had a breakfast cafe at the back from which my Dad saw him do it.

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Post by Monkey Mike » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:33 pm

Lincoln biscuits

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Post by djbubbles » Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:21 am

Proper wild mushrooms ( not the magic ones ) in the fields. Im not 100% certain but i think its because of the amount of fertilizer farmers are spreading in the fields
They were delicious. Much wilder taste than tunnel grown mushrooms.

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:32 am

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Post by Tenbury » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:13 am

djbubbles wrote:Proper wild mushrooms ( not the magic ones ) in the fields. Im not 100% certain but i think its because of the amount of fertilizer farmers are spreading in the fields
They were delicious. Much wilder taste than tunnel grown mushrooms.
My last gaff was surrounded by common land ( had grazing rights) ,in early autumn the kids often picked 2or3 bags of them while waiting for the school bus.All depends on the weather, some years there's loads others sod all.
Agree about the taste,far better. If you do find some, try drying them in a slow oven, the flavour is intense,almost like truffles.

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Post by Greatest Cockney Rip Off » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:31 pm

westham,eggyandchips wrote:Image
These need to be brought back sharpish. I loved these.

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Post by Xander » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:08 pm

last.caress wrote:Spanish wood.
??? Never heard of that in my life, what is it?

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Post by Cuenca 'ammer » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:24 pm

The Premier League title...

:lol:

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Post by Diz » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:15 pm

Beef potato puffs and Secret bars - Those were the days!

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Post by the celestial insect » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:26 pm

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In my house every Xmas, these were seen as the equivalent of Terry's All Gold's rather common and slutty cousin. I loved the lime ones.

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Post by cockney hammer » Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:58 pm

the celestial insect wrote:In my house every Xmas, these were seen as the equivalent of Terry's All Gold's rather common and slutty cousin. I loved the lime ones.
great shout

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Post by cockney hammer » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:01 pm

really miss these they just vanished

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Post by sendô » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:03 pm

Not so much something you cna't but, but something you certainly don't see much anymore is those floor standing spinning signs you used to see outside of shops.

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Post by DasNutNock » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:32 pm

cockney hammer wrote:really miss these they just vanished
Dear God, those were absolutely magnificent.

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Post by Samba » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:59 pm

Cuenca 'ammer wrote:The Premier League title... :lol:
Very good!

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