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  1. Oldsmobile-88

    UK Lockdown

    KFC,Burger King & McDs were still selling their rubbish to the masses,albeit take away only.
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    TV Times

    Have you seen El Canimo: The Breaking Bad Movie,AP ? Excellent,It ties up the loose ends from the series.
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    UK Lockdown

    Obesity behind high Covid death rates in UK and other fat countries says WHO report bit.ly/3kIXPji Wow,I found the percentage of people overweight in the UK astounding..I would have guessed at about a third. Just checked my BMI & it’s just about in the normal zone 😎
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    TV Times

    Better Call Saul on Netflix. Saul Goodman was the wisecracking shady lawyer in Breaking Bad. This series is set before the Breaking Bad timeline when Saul was known as one time con artist Jimmy McGill who passed his Lawyers Exams by correspondence from the University of American Samoa 😁 The...
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    ifollow

    Ifollow numbers from Oldham. The retention figure is what they receive from the other clubs subscribers. https://www.oldhamathletic.co.uk/news/2021/march/03032021-february-ifollow-figures/
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    Exeter City Vs Walsall Matchday Thread

    He was playing for Willand a while back..Not sure if he’s still there.
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    Odds & sods

    It was the record equalling game I seem to recall...The club gave the players a inscribed Tankard(I think I can guess where they came from 😁)after the run was over a couple games later.
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    Odds & sods

    League tables 3/3/1979.
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    Things you dont see anymore

    Do pubs have Skittles Leagues anymore ? Most had alleys years ago. The Gas Club had around 18 teams at one point in the 1980s as was the norm with most Social Clubs & pubs. There was a whole page in the Express & Echo dedicated to the different leagues in pubs & clubs. Results,tables & highest...
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    TV Times

    Heads up for a decent drama on BBC2 on Wednesday(9pm) The Terror..(refers to HMS Terror) A fictionalised account of the Franklin Expedition a British Navy voyage that went missing in the Arctic in 1845/47 searching for the North West Passage at the top of Canada. No one really knows what...
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    TV Times

    Some amusing scenes from It Ain’t Half Hot Mum..They would not get away with them these days of course. Michael Bates was really funny as Rangi Ram. It was mentioned how ill he was during filming of one series.He managed to see it through despite being in pain from terminal cancer & passed away...
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    TV Times

    Croft & Perry : The Sitcoms...On BBC2. Originally shown about 15 years ago. The great work of David Croft & Jimmy Perry.
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    Last film watched..

    El Canimo : A Breaking Bad Movie(2018)-Netflix The film ties up the loose ends from the great Breading Bad series.The film was made 5 years after the end of the series,a master stroke by the writer/director of the series.Vincent Gillard. Aaron Paul(Jesse) & Jesse Plemons as the slightly...
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    TV Times

    That was a wooden Aussie soap. Never watched it at home,but the Landlord of the Devonport Inn had the TV on in the bar which was near to the dartboard,I usually had half a eye on it as I was playing darts(badly usually) That would have been the mid to late 1980s.
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    Odds & sods

    Some poor crowds inc SJP(both of them) 14,000 at Villa Park & Just cropped off at the top of the photo 16,000 at Highbury.
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    Odds & sods

    30th November 1985. Darren Gale scoring a double,repeating the feat he did against Cardiff in the FAC at SJP a couple of weeks before. That was about as good as it got for the Welshman,he left the following September after failing to shake off a long term injury.
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    Loud bang expected...

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    UK Lockdown

    It’s cracking when the suns shining. Hard to believe there were industrial units down there until the early 1980s. I was there today en-route to Topsham on my bike.
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    One to Choose (Sub Politics Thread USA Edition)

    Good grief...The Don is back.
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