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Forum: General Discussion 28-01-2015, 15:50
Replies: 100
Views: 4,507
Posted By Hieronymous
No! We were shown some film(s) of the camps in...

No!

We were shown some film(s) of the camps in General Studies when I was at college and the POWs were little more than living skeletons.
Forum: General Discussion 26-01-2015, 13:57
Replies: 43
Views: 1,436
Posted By Hieronymous
Whiskey is Irish!!

Whiskey is Irish!!
Forum: General Discussion 24-01-2015, 19:26
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Hieronymous
Today.......

.....I called at a butty bar and there was a newspaper (allegedly) on the counter. The sports pages were uppermost and I couldn't believe what I saw.

The headline read:

'WINNERS

LOOSERS'

I...
Forum: Broadcasting 06-01-2015, 16:56
Replies: 1,358
Views: 46,258
Posted By Hieronymous
Erm, the BBC is the TVLA!!

Erm, the BBC is the TVLA!!
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2015, 16:33
Replies: 59
Views: 2,188
Posted By Hieronymous
Like a number of others I will go to the 'wrong'...

Like a number of others I will go to the 'wrong' pump if there's a queue for the 'right' pump. I've never understood it.

As others have said the hose will pull out quite adequately to fill the car...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 19:18
Replies: 219
Views: 9,910
Posted By Hieronymous
I don't recall seeing those. An observation, not...

I don't recall seeing those. An observation, not a contradiction.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 19:14
Replies: 64
Views: 1,155
Posted By Hieronymous
As teenager I had a weekend/holiday job at a...

As teenager I had a weekend/holiday job at a garage where we were selling four star petrol at 35p a gallon!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 19:09
Replies: 219
Views: 9,910
Posted By Hieronymous
Twirl?

Twirl?
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 18:49
Replies: 797
Views: 32,275
Posted By Hieronymous
Syrup of Figs!!

Syrup of Figs!!
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 18:44
Replies: 219
Views: 9,910
Posted By Hieronymous
Is it still possible to get soda syphons?

Is it still possible to get soda syphons?
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 18:25
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Hieronymous
Whilst you can't beat Mother Nature I would,...

Whilst you can't beat Mother Nature I would, nevertheless, like to visit the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2015, 16:45
Replies: 219
Views: 9,910
Posted By Hieronymous
Valderma cream for pimples and the like. Seems...

Valderma cream for pimples and the like. Seems they've stopped making it. Dunno why.

Radian B bath foam.

Fairy household soap seems difficult to find these days unless I'm looking in the wrong...
Forum: Music 02-01-2015, 20:06
Replies: 157
Views: 4,494
Posted By Hieronymous
I voted 70s though, really, my decade would have...

I voted 70s though, really, my decade would have to be something like '65 - 75.

In those days people had to be able to actually play their instruments and singers able to actually sing.

None of...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2015, 19:58
Replies: 325
Views: 11,921
Posted By Hieronymous
I try to be a good driver and I'd like to think...

I try to be a good driver and I'd like to think that I succeed more than I fail but there may be things that I do/don't do that irritate others.

There is an aspect of driving that I've come across...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2014, 23:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,022
Posted By Hieronymous
I understood that to be letting the old year out...

I understood that to be letting the old year out of the back door and letting the New Year in at the front. The significance of the coal escapes me though. I suppose, as you say, it's for Good...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2014, 23:45
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By Hieronymous
Unfortunately I'm having a bit of struggle...

Unfortunately I'm having a bit of struggle keeping on top of the mess all these blasted birds are causing.

Have you any idea just what havoc it is when you have four calling birds, three French...
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2014, 17:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By Hieronymous
Who cares? Let's watch 'The African Queen'!!

Who cares?

Let's watch 'The African Queen'!!
Forum: Broadcasting 31-12-2014, 17:18
Replies: 1,358
Views: 46,258
Posted By Hieronymous
Remember Iain?

Remember Iain?
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2014, 14:32
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Hieronymous
This is something I've always been curious about....

This is something I've always been curious about. Who nominates them?

Similarly with the Oscars, BAFTAs, etc.

We always hear that XXXXX has been nominated for an award but by whom?

How does it...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2014, 14:26
Replies: 797
Views: 32,275
Posted By Hieronymous
This thread has stirred all sorts of memories....

This thread has stirred all sorts of memories. Quite random ones as well.

For some reason I got to thinking about Infants/Junior school when the nurse visited,

All us lads would be lined up...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2014, 09:38
Replies: 797
Views: 32,275
Posted By Hieronymous
We didn't have one but I had an Aunt and Uncle...

We didn't have one but I had an Aunt and Uncle who did.

Weren't they known as a 'kitchenette'?
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2014, 22:46
Replies: 797
Views: 32,275
Posted By Hieronymous
Oh yes!! The pantry!! Or larder to some.

Oh yes!! The pantry!!

Or larder to some.
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2014, 22:34
Replies: 550
Views: 13,280
Posted By Hieronymous
I've been watching 'Shogun' but the buffering...

I've been watching 'Shogun' but the buffering gets on my nerves.
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2014, 22:25
Replies: 797
Views: 32,275
Posted By Hieronymous
This...

This (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/image/?imageId=images-4593&profile=access) is something like the washing machine I referred to earlier but I seem to remember ours being somewhat taller.

At one time...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2014, 13:42
Replies: 797
Views: 32,275
Posted By Hieronymous
I recall the milk we used to get at...

I recall the milk we used to get at Infants/Junior school. Half pint bottles I think they were but, in cold weather, they were blocks of ice!

I don't recall any bottles ever breaking because of the...
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