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by cobblerian
Thu Nov 19, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Adverts From the Past
Topic: public infomation films
Replies: 41
Views: 11788

Re: public infomation films

Just checked and it was called "Lonely Water" and the voice-over was by Donald Pleasance
Watch it here http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/film ... lonely.htm
by cobblerian
Thu Nov 19, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: Adverts From the Past
Topic: public infomation films
Replies: 41
Views: 11788

Re: public infomation films

The scariest PIF was, I think, called "Deep Water".
It would frighten the life out of the average 7 year old at the time.
by cobblerian
Thu Nov 19, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: Adverts From the Past
Topic: Ariston
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

Re: Ariston

"Dah, dah, dah" was by Trio, and you were right they were german, just another bunch of Kraftwerk wannabes.
by cobblerian
Sat Jun 14, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Shops that have gone
Topic: Masons
Replies: 5
Views: 1446

Funny hand-shakes???
by cobblerian
Thu May 29, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Britain's Got Talent
Replies: 5
Views: 806

Britain's Got Talent?
Not very much from the small snippets I've seen of this, I'd rather watch soaps than this load of exploitative, low budget, nonscence! :angryfire:
by cobblerian
Tue May 20, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Bluebottle's "Thoughts for the weekend"
Replies: 888
Views: 56648

? :?
by cobblerian
Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Last night I......
Replies: 735
Views: 42609

3 of Spitz's gold medals in '72 were in relay events.
I think the record for gold medals in individual events at a single olympics is 5, by the speed skater Eric Heiden at the Lake Placid winter games in 1980.
by cobblerian
Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Last night I......
Replies: 735
Views: 42609

The elfin Olga won 3 golds at Munich and 1 at Montreal, so she's not even close.
by cobblerian
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Last night I......
Replies: 735
Views: 42609

Mark Spitz, the american swimmer won seven gold medals in a single games in Munich in '72.
by cobblerian
Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:59 pm
Forum: The bands, groups & singers you miss, or maybe not?
Topic: Compilation albums
Replies: 3
Views: 2583

Sounds like the old "Top of the Pops" lps.
Hit records covered by anonymous session artists.
by cobblerian
Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Last night I......
Replies: 735
Views: 42609

Didn't get round to that, but we had lots of nice walks and quiet evenings in front of the log fire.
by cobblerian
Sat Mar 29, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Last night I......
Replies: 735
Views: 42609

It stopped snowing on Tuesday night, but when the drifts are 2 feet deep it takes a while to melt!
We had to carry all our gear down the hill this morning before we could come home.
by cobblerian
Fri Mar 28, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: Kicking Back
Topic: Last night I......
Replies: 735
Views: 42609

Last night, and every night since Monday I've had to park my car at the bottom of the hill and trek the 300 metres up through the snow-drifts.
We're on holiday at a farmhouse on Speyside!
by cobblerian
Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: The bands, groups & singers you miss, or maybe not?
Topic: heres one
Replies: 4
Views: 1029

Because we wu poor!!
by cobblerian
Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Do you remember?
Topic: Fine Fare
Replies: 26
Views: 6331

I had a part-time job at the Fine Fare in Aberdeen when I was about 16 or so. I worked in the warehouse (this was before computers and "just in time" ordering) it certainly kept you fit lobbing cases of tins about the place! the worst job in that store was being sent to collect trolleys in the car p...

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