What made you smile today? 8

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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:43 am

Me! It was great TV. When my kids were small, I managed to find a VHS of Watch With Mother favourites such as The Woodentops, Andy Pandy and Bill and Ben. They were excruciatingly bad and not a bit like I remembered them. But Tales of the Riverbank was still enchanting. :D

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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby The Mad Collector » Sat Feb 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Yes, good old Hammy :D
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby Freebie » Sat Feb 22, 2014 5:35 pm

I used to watch Tales of the Riverbank, too, as it was repeated in the '90s. :) I'm really interested in children's programmes from earlier decades and find the simplicity in a lot of them most charming, and respect the ones that really keep a Britishness to them, or aren't heavily bogged down by political correctness.
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby janet » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:13 am

I grew up with Andy Pandy, the Wooden Tops, Bill and Ben the Flowerpot men, Muffin the Mule etc. in the 50s when TV for all was a very new thing and broadcasting was limited to sessions during the afternoon and evening on one BBC channel only. They would all be excruciating to watch for a sane adult, but I loved them all. PC-ness hadn't been invented.

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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby ChristianBecker » Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:05 pm

Remember that exam I wasn't sure about? Passed. :D
Lower score than usual (61,5%), but passed is passed.
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:27 pm

Well done, Christian! :clap:
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby pip » Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:37 pm

Well done CB :D :clap: :clap:
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby The Mad Collector » Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:41 pm

Good news CB :D
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:19 pm

Well done CB. :)
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby Bickaxe » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:31 pm

Spent the weekend with friends playing board/card games,

After 8pm when the alcohol is in full flow, we play Cards Against Humanity. With much hilarity and immature, silly, crude, risque and dark humour, certain quotes are immortalized. Someone kept a log it seems and I've just read a few :D

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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby wicked woman » Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:36 pm

Well done CB.
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby Ghost » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:07 pm

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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby meerkat » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:21 pm

ChristianBecker wrote:Remember that exam I wasn't sure about? Passed. :D
Lower score than usual (61,5%), but passed is passed.



Yay, well done CB! :clap: :clap:
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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby Catch-up » Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:47 pm

Congratulations CB! :D

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Re: What made you smile today? 8

Postby chris.ph » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:58 pm

well done cb :dance:
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