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  1. Eating in the 50s
    Started by shippy 18/08/2018

    EATING IN THE FIFTIES Pasta had not been invented. It was macaroni or spaghetti. Curry was a surname. Taco? Never saw one untill I was 15. All chips were plain.

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    18/08/2018 02:48 PM
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  2. Toast Racks.
    Started by Hamble 13/08/2018

    We need a new one and wondered if anyone was fond enough of cold toast to recommend a certain type of material or shape or brand?:d

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    18/08/2018 02:31 PM
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  3. Word Association
    Started by clyde bank 27/05/2010

    I thought it might be fun to have a bit of a game. I fancied word association. I'll give a word and the next person adds a word they associate with the one I've given and each person adds another word they asociate with the last So my word is Book :)

    18/08/2018 01:57 PM
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  4. The A to Z Game
    Started by Home-Slice 18/01/2017

    Like the old animal, Vegetable, Mineral game each alternate poster, posts on topic beginning with the next letter in the Alphabet. Once we are at Z the next poster can choose a new subject. So here goes CARS A - Audi

    18/08/2018 01:52 PM
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  5. Thumbs up Well said Boris.
    Started by whiplash 10/08/2018

    You said what most people think.

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    18/08/2018 12:45 PM
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  6. Lets have a bit of fun.
    Started by Alikado 27/08/2012

    A guy goes to the doctor suffering from inexplicable but excruciating headaches. "Do you smoke?" says the doctor. "No." "Do you drink alcohol?" "No."

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    18/08/2018 12:27 PM
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  7. I've had a bump.
    Started by TownieChap 14/08/2018

    On Saturday night my darling granddaughters came to stay with Mrs TownieChap and I. Aged 4 and 7 they are definitely a handful but generally speaking they are very well behaved children (we have only had one potty incident with the youngest and MrsTC blamed me for it... if the cap fits). However,...

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    18/08/2018 11:58 AM
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  8. Aretha Franklin has died aged 76.
    Started by whiplash 16/08/2018

    The Queen of soul has gone. Respect.

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    18/08/2018 11:04 AM
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  9. The three word game ..
    Started by SeloChovek 14/07/2010

    Not a new invention, but something which might amuse as a development of the hugely popular Word Association thread .. YOU MUST ONLY use THREE words including the fillers - eg: in, on, at, us, and, but etc. Let's see where the story goes ... but beware, if it gets too rude (and it might) the...

    18/08/2018 09:58 AM
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  10. Westminster Motorist on Cyclist Attack
    Started by The PNP 14/08/2018

    Distressing images of cyclists being targeted outside Parliament by terror motorist today - checkout BBC News for updates. :(

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    17/08/2018 08:29 PM
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  11. Northern Failway yet again
    Started by Alikado 30/07/2018

    Sunday at the Height of the Summer and Northern lets down the town yet again. The 'services' due to arrive at 17:39, 19:39, 20:39, 21:39 & 22:39 - consecutive services and departures at 17:45, 19:45, 20:45, 21:47 & 22:54 again 4 on the trot all cancelled. Monday Morning and Northern are...

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    17/08/2018 08:20 PM
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  12. Public toilets
    Started by gsgsgs 15/08/2018

    News article on BBC website, no data available from Sefton Council. Does Southport have any public loos left?

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    17/08/2018 05:06 PM
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  13. More Average Speed Cameras
    Started by Alikado 14/08/2018

    Lancs County Council are to spend £1.2m on the A581 Rufford - Croston - Euxton road on new white lines, 4 mini roundabouts and an average speed camera system. ...

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    17/08/2018 03:04 PM
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  14. The Ripoff Continues
    Started by Alikado 14/08/2018

    Ventured to far off lands yesterday, passed Tesco @ Formby and noted the petrol price, 126.9p. Continued towards the tunnel, the next petrol station some 7 miles down the road is another Tesco the price here 120.9 some 6p per litre cheaper. Even cheaper is the Sainsbury's on Scotland Rd @ 119.9p ,...

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    17/08/2018 12:30 PM
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  15. Paedophile Ainsdale businessman Robert Darby jailed for 25 months
    Started by Tristarpete 16/07/2017

    Full story of this Paedophile on Liverpool Echo website /news/liverpool-news/disgraced -businessman-who-molested-chil dren-13333000

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    15/08/2018 08:35 PM
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  16. Labour knew about the rape gangs and did nothing
    Started by dav 20/07/2018

    It seems that the Labour Government in 2002 knew about the Rotherham grooming gangs and chose to do absolutely nothing about them. The innaction of Blair and his Home Secretary David Blunkett undoubtedly led to many more hundreds of girls being mollested and raped. The council and the MP for the...

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    15/08/2018 04:14 PM
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  17. Educated Parrot
    Started by said 14/08/2018

    The owner of a parrot called Jessie, was concerned that the bird had got injured as it had remained on his roof for three days without coming down. So he called the fire brigade to rescue it. The leading fireman who went up to the roof, with some food to try to coax her down. The fireman was...

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    15/08/2018 02:44 PM
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  18. Dog Friendly Hotels
    Started by said 10/08/2018

    Recently called into a Hotel to book a room, on the strength of its attractive advertising. It was not until I was at the desk, I noticed a couple of people with dogs in the Hotel lobby. I questioned this with the receptionist and only then was I informed that the Hotel was 'Dog Friendly' I...

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    14/08/2018 09:59 PM
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  19. Has Merkel Destroyed Europe?
    Started by Hamble 12/06/2018

    Twitter melt down after Owen Jones released his latest piece of leftie wisdom. Quote "Angela Merkel’s government bears chief responsibility for plunging Europe into catastrophic austerity which has ruined living standards, caused mass unemployment, decimated public services, and fuelled the...

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    14/08/2018 09:03 PM
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  20. Councillor Bartons dad Guilty
    Started by PENTHOUSEJOE 12/07/2018

    Councillor Barton’s dad found guilty of multiple charge of fraud valued at millions. Remanded to Walton for sentencing today. Councillor Barton and his brother have been given a 4th January 2019 for there trial for money laundering to start. Full story in the echo.

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    14/08/2018 08:12 PM
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  21. Which is the best GP Surgery and which is the Worst
    Started by Alikado 12/08/2018

    Only one in Southport makes the Top Ten on Merseyside, use the widget in the article on the Echo to check yours. uk/news/liverpool-news/best-gp -surgeries-merseyside-accordin g-15019942 Do you agree with the verdict?

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    14/08/2018 07:34 PM
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  22. Footie Season Beckons .
    Started by grassroots 06/08/2018

    Big season ahead for both Everton and Liverpool, Everton with yet another new manager , and Liverpool have spent a lot of money , Southport seem to be on the up , as are Tranmere . Should be an interesting season .

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    13/08/2018 10:40 PM
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  23. Southport Hospital
    Started by said 12/08/2018

    Thought the local hospital had created a new initiative having super fit staff. Came past it this afternoon to see a Doctor/Male Nurse complete with white coat and stethoscope, running out from the hospital and legging it down the road to the roundabout. As I drew closer to the corner, there were...

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    13/08/2018 09:55 PM
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  24. Codes
    Started by shippy 11/08/2018

    Since Youngsters of today have their texting codes (LOL, OMG, TTYL, etc.). Not to be outdone by these kids, now us oldies have developed our own codes: ATD - At the Doctor's BFF - Best Friend's Funeral BTW - Bring the Wheelchair BYOT - Bring your own teeth

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    13/08/2018 11:19 AM
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  25. The Gap.
    Started by grassroots 11/08/2018

    Where is our GAP thread ???????

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    12/08/2018 11:55 PM
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  26. Hate crime.
    Started by grassroots 07/08/2018

    Seems this is the new name for racial discrimination and there has been a massive in recorded "hate crime" . What waste of oxygen goes around spraying slogans on people's windows and placing a banana on thier window fills , they should tracked down and incarcerated for a very long time .

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    11/08/2018 08:44 PM
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  27. Achilles' tendon.
    Started by grassroots 10/08/2018

    One of mine is very painful , think it's a strain , happened during a round of golf last W/E. I've tried ice and strapping it up and rest but still very painful . No apointments at GPS for eight days , and don't want to go to A&E. any medics out there who could say how to treat it . Thank in...

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    11/08/2018 03:39 PM
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  28. St Marys College Crosby
    Started by bensherman 05/08/2018

    Recent locals may not know that the St Marys of decades ago was an entirely different institution. It was run by the Christian Brothers who combined rote learning with serious punishment. I have often thought about how that came to be, and to an extent, empathised with some of them. I recall...

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    11/08/2018 01:08 PM
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  29. Esther McVey
    Started by silver fox 04/07/2018

    I notice the "delightful" :rolleyes: McVey has had to apologise for misleading parliament over Universal Credit, in other words she lied through her teeth to present her story rather than the reality, the woman is either incompetent or a deliberate liar, seeing that in this instance she was called...

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    11/08/2018 10:44 AM
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  30. Brexit again.
    Started by silver fox 18/07/2018

    Listened to windbag Johnson pontificating on Brexit, the arguments over leaving the EU show no sign of calming, quite the contrary. For me Brexiteers are busily shouting down all or part of any proposed deal, OK when are the Brexiteers going to come up with a plan or proposal for this country...

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    11/08/2018 01:12 AM
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  31. Dog poo
    Started by crocodile35 09/08/2018

    Is the increase in dog poo on the streets in churchtown (flagged up on the other site) due to the increase in dog friendly cafes and pubs ?

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    11/08/2018 12:44 AM
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  32. Never mind,cheap xmas shops will fill the empty ones soon.
    Started by whiplash 09/08/2018

    For 3 months.:mad:

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    10/08/2018 10:26 PM
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  33. Taskers Sports shop has closed,The Chase on Chapel St is next.
    Started by whiplash 09/08/2018

    This town is looking like a ghost town.:(

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    10/08/2018 09:43 PM
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  34. Touring France
    Started by said 07/08/2018

    Three of us decided to take a break. Packed a few bits of clothing and hit the road with not a clue as to where to go. We headed toward the South of England, experiencing numerous traffic jams and having to wait patiently for long periods of time. An hour outside of Dover, we suddenly decided to go...

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    10/08/2018 09:15 PM
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  35. Pony Painting
    Started by Alikado 10/08/2018 k/whats-on/family-kids-news/po ny-painting-parties-not-cruel- 15013552 Where do we all stand? It's a bit expensive, the one I looked at £145 for 4, £245 for 8, I want to take the pony home for that!

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    10/08/2018 08:36 PM
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