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PostPosted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:24 pm 
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I was thinking last night about watches, and how we no longer have to wind them up. It used to be a nightly ritual of winding your watch up unless you had an automatic. Same with the alarm clock.
It started me thinking about things that are no longer done, seen, or heard for whatever reason.
What do you remember?
Lets keep it to one or two each.


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Filling up the hot water bottle on a clod winters night. :wink:



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standing up to change the tv channel



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standing up to change the tv channel


My late FIL used to use a bamboo cane to press the buttons, before the days of remotes!


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White dog poo - quite a rarity these days, I still see the occasional white one, and far too many brown jobbies.

Dubbin on football boots.

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One teaspoon per person and one for the pot.....

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Lighting the copper at 6.30 on Mondays for Mother to do the washing, getting up at 5.30 to help Father milk the cows and putting the churns out for collection by 7.00.


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Ice on the inside of bedroom windows.

Use a cotton handkerchief.

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Getting any, after the age of 50-60.

The English language.

Cassettes/VHS.

Cars that don't need a computer to fix.



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Local shops on every other street.



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TV rental shops.

Pipe smokers - still a few around but not many.

Donkey Jackets.

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Don't know about anyone else, but I'm not finding much here so far that I actually miss. :lol:


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Make the coal fire in the morning. Pull the wee lever in the coal fire to heat the water tank up for a bath.



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Working the mangle for your mum.

Taking cooked meals round to your grans

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I still do a lot of this stuff and I am not old lol



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