Things you dont see anymore

Greyhound

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Paper tax discs in windscreens. There were a few defunct ones still hanging on in recent years, but I haven't spotted one in the wild for months now.

See also: National Trust membership stickers in windscreens. It must all be done online these days.
My car has both! :) It does spend a fair amount of time in its garage, so that's probably why you haven't spotted it.
 

Swanaldo

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Kids doing paper rounds on foot or on their bikes. I saw three this morning, all being ferried round in their parents' cars!
 

Billy The Fish

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PPI adverts on telly. They've only been gone a little while but I'm missing them already ,especially the one which went "Oy you. Yes you, you half wit. Why haven't you claimed PPI yet ? You might be gormless but there's no need to act like a feckin dunce. Call Gladstone Brookes now. Mong".
 

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In RaWZ we trust....Amen.
Households keeping a couple of candles handy in case of industrial disputed that would lead to power cuts.
A fairly regular occurrence in the 1970’s.The last ones I can remember were in Oct/Nov 1977 when the CEGB were ‘working to rule’
 

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Kids doing paper rounds on foot or on their bikes. I saw three this morning, all being ferried round in their parents' cars!
Parents are obviously trying to instill the work ethic into the little brats ! Quite how is somewhat baffling, seems more like teaching them to let others do the donkey work !
 

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In RaWZ we trust....Amen.
I've still got a few! I recall playing snooker one evening during a 70s power cut. Not easy.
My gran,when I moved into my first house in 1983 brought me some candles with a ‘wee willy winkle’ candle holder..A essential item in the older generations household at the time.

Don’t see Dyno Tape anymore(the thin red tape with the letters embossed on it)
 

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My gran,when I moved into my first house in 1983 brought me some candles with a ‘wee willy winkle’ candle holder..A essential item in the older generations household at the time.

Don’t see Dyno Tape anymore(the thin red tape with the letters embossed on it)
Other colours were available !
 

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If i had to agree with you we would both be wrong
Sam Smith being referred to as he.
All this sort of stuff is getting out of hand tbh , Whatever people want to actually call themselves it doesn't mean jack, for 99% of the population you are either male or female genetically.

Piers Morgan said this morning how come this guff seems to come to the headlines when they have a new album on the way out !
 
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