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  1. yankmod

    yankmod Senior member

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    Welcome cerneabbas.We could use a Bristol perspective.
     


  2. Basset

    Basset Senior member

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    A gert big welcome, from one Bristolian to another
     


  3. Pressure_Drop

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    One big Bristolian lovefest going on here! Welcome Cerneabbas (big fella are you :) ?) So what house were you in? Nicholas? Hancocks? Smiths?
     


  4. cerneabbas

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    Thanks for the welcome,i ts a bit strange but having read through the thread i already know some of your ideas and thoughts so its almost like you are not total strangers.
    Well done on the cerne abbas deduction Chris,i like to think i am... haha. moneys house.
    Going back to the steel comb,i wonder if anyone can remember a poster (A 3 size ?) given away in a comic of a cartoon skinhead,wearing boots,jeans with turn ups,a steel comb in his back pocket stood next to a milestone pointing to bovver ?
    I cant remember the name of the comic but i remember having the poster on the bedroom wall.
    Also can anyone remember the song "skinheads" by Fred Wedlock ? i tried to explain it to a 27 year old that i work a few weeks ago,after explaining what a skinhead was,what a parking meter was,what fruit gums were....i gave up.
     


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    Some Original Skinheads from Liverpool discuss 'Como' shoes. Are these the 60s version Solatios? I think that's what is being described here -

    http://www.yoliverpool.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-3865.html

    Was asking around about the wearing of blazers around our way back in the day - it missed us. Suit jackets worn with different coloured sta-prest, but no blazers and badges though.


    Hello Cerneabbas :D
     
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  6. Watermelon man

    Watermelon man Well-Known Member

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    Mentioned this a few posts back. From 'Target' magazine circa 1972.
     


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    Welcome to the forum buddy. Is this Miles Wootton song the one of which you speak? For the younger '80s and younger set on here, the Last Resort reworked/plagiarised this as "Violence In Our minds":

    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     


  8. cerneabbas

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    Thanks for that Watermelon man,just shows how carefully i read the thread !
    I have to say that Target does not ring any bells with me,the poster was obviously what i bought the magazine for,sad but i was about 13.
    I saw earlier in the thread someone put up a picture of some burgundy Pierre Cardin brogues,they are a longwing and are also in blue or tan,they are quite lightweight with a leather sole and are reduced to £70 in Pavers shoes (i saw them in Swindon outlet centre but they have a website).
     


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    cerneabbas Senior member

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    Thats the song Botolph....listening to it took me back a long time,it must be over 35 years since i heard it last ! !
     


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    I had (and still have) Manchester City's 1972 single "The Boys in Blue". Composed by three members of 10CC - but obviously not one of their better efforts:

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  11. elwood

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    That has a ring of credibility to it - just the sort of thing your grandma might have come out with and her generation would have been familiar with barrel organ monkeys I'd guess.
     


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    Welcome, cerneabbas. Same vintage as me and I also first found the thread following up Royals ... agree with what you say about prevalence of scruffdom.
     


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    Welcome cerneabbas.
     


  14. cerneabbas

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    Thanks elwood,i have read your posts with interest because i followed football back then (only listen on the radio matchdays now).
    Scruffs...i see too many blokes our age wearing jogging/sweat pants "cos theyre comfy" and cheap lidl/aldi trainers "cos theyre comfy"...the worst story i heard recently was when someone i work with went to a funeral and a bloke in his fifties turned up in a TRACKSUIT !
     


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    Or even worse, crocs! went to the North Somerset show yesterday and they had a stall there, the urge to burn it down was overwhelming
     


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