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I was looking for a few things in Sainsburys today when up into my head popped the question..

Why don't bakeries produce Thick and Thin loaves nowadays I think one brand name was a Twinnie and another was The 50/50 Loaf.

Maybe a ploy to get us to buy two loaves instead ???

For single folk they used to be ideal

Anyone got anything they want but can't buy anymore ?

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Thanks for stating the obvious but no I don't.

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Kelloggs Puffa Puffa Rice... they stopped making it about 2 months before I went working on Kelloggs in Manchester. Best cereal they ever made

 

and the Frys 5 centres chocolate....miss that too

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I used to love the smell of Carbolic Soap is that strange  :oops:

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Green Shield Stamps .. remember the shop opposite the Odeon?

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Strange you should say that latch, whist clearing mums house out last week i came across a green shield stamp catalogue in nearly new condition. Wondering now if it went in the bin and if it might be worth a few bob.

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Strange you should say that latch, whist clearing mums house out last week i came across a green shield stamp catalogue in nearly new condition. Wondering now if it went in the bin and if it might be worth a few bob.

 

I still have a book or two of greenshield stamps that sit in my Granadas glovebox... I'm saving up enough for a biro :)

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I think the prizes in Bullseye were inspired by the Green Shield catalogue

:lol:

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Jim's still on TV, still flogging the trouser press ! The best bit is when they don't win the jackpot and Jim says " this is what you could have won" - classic !

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Indeed so OBS! Didn't Green Shield go pear shaped when Tesco stopped using them?

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Jim's still on TV, still flogging the trouser press ! The best bit is when they don't win the jackpot and Jim says " this is what you could have won" - classic !

Imagine the look on someones face who lives in Latchford or Howley when they won the speedboat  :wacko:

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Bird Instant Whip..reminds me of holidays in a caravan in North Wales as a kid ; for some reason the only time of the year we ever had it  :?

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I used to love the smell of Carbolic Soap is that strange  :oops:

I saw some Wrights Coal Tar soap in Wilkos and had to have some.

After getting it home and reading the box, I found it contains none of the original ingredients and it's made in Turkey.

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I saw some Wrights Coal Tar soap in Wilkos and had to have some.

After getting it home and reading the box, I found it contains none of the original ingredients and it's made in Turkey.

Now there's a surprise  :lol:

Colmans mustard nowadays tastes so very different it's bland and tasteless as well, guess in both cases our EU friends have demanded certain ingredients be removed to protect us humph  :cry:

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Another upset was when Cadbury relaunched their iconic 60s Aztec Bar for the millennium, I rushed home, tore the wrapper off and...it was vile.

It's true what they say, never eat your heroes.

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Petrol by the gallon (and it was half the price charged for a litre these days) :mrgreen:

All Together Now...

" Were going well

Were going Shell

Were going well on Shell Shell Shell "

 

And yes I also am old  :lol:

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"oh the esso sign means happy motoring

the esso sign means happy motoring

the esso sign means happy motoring

call at the esso sign.

 

or even "

bum bum bum bum bum esso blue" :D

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"oh the esso sign means happy motoring

the esso sign means happy motoring

the esso sign means happy motoring

call at the esso sign.

 

or even "

bum bum bum bum bum esso blue" :D

 

"For esso Extra !! and Super esso too !!"

Always from Naylors Service Station Victoria Buildings Stockton Heath.

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