Remember the good old days when we had ......

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Barneyrubble, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. Dazza

    Dazza Eyebrow not high brow

    The good old days when jobs were secured with a good solid trustworthy handshake and not with a bulging brown envelope ( long story but I’ve been on my soapbox at work today :))
     
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  2. Or a briefcase under the table huh daz .
     
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  3. Not doing that cost me a lot of work in the past.
     
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  4. The demo boys were the worst :rolleyes:
     
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  5. Your not wrong.
     
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  6. in 1984 pint of beer in local pub 75 pence portion of cod in fishshop was 50 pence fish now £3,50 pint £3,80 here in ni
     
  7. my first wage ytp £25,25
     
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  8. The scrap from the boiler rooms on t4 paid for the Christmas doooo , 80k o_O
     
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  9. back in the 80 s men wheremen and SHEEP where nervous , our was that just n ireland , a sheep tied to a lampost in ireland is called the LEISURE CENTRE
     
  10. Oh do tell.
    Did you take the envelope?
     
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  11. Dazza

    Dazza Eyebrow not high brow

    I can’t divulge on a public forum - you might work for this involved :thumbsup:
     
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  12. PIE

    PIE

    My dad was a dab hand with a yankee screwdriver, slot screws only!!
     
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  13. PIE

    PIE

    I used to get £5 a week after they took out whatever they took out! in the Army
     
  14. Used to meet in the pub before footy and the cost at the turnstile was about the same as two pints
     
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  15. Is that when Stockport was in the league ? :)
     
  16. :eek:
    I’m there next week I’ll have you now increasing the seating by two!
     
  17. Was that 3rd prize :)
     
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  18. I still use one I bought when working for the electricity board 25 years ago and I still have all four of the bits it came with - 2 Slotted and 2 Phillips.
     
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  19. My first job I got £7.50 as an apprentice mechanic at Fry’s of Balham + what ever I made doing private jobs, I gave my mum £2.50,car insurance was £1, I used to buy 20 no6 which were 21p every day. a double diamond was 30p and to get into Chelsea it was 75p, good times
     
  20. :eek:
     

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