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When i was a child

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JustJohn Report 11 Feb 2013 01:55

Jax. And you could get in the pictures twice for 2/6d. Or Saturday mornings 5 times!!!! Then the Kaiser spoiled it all for us. ;-)

Edit. And the blessed CCTV :-D


jax Report 11 Feb 2013 01:51

Half a crown could buy Wimpy and chips or 20 cigs from the machine outside the newsagents...Cigs were for mum, I remember because I did'nt pull the draw out properly and lost the money :-D


JustJohn Report 11 Feb 2013 01:48

:-D :-D @ Roy

When I was 5 I had 6d pocket money. I had a little girlfriend who also had 6d. So we used to pool our 1/- (5p) and buy the Dandy, the Beano, a Mars Bar and three penny chews. :-)


Porkie_Pie Report 11 Feb 2013 01:43

OK approximately 25 pence in new money



KempinaPartyhat Report 11 Feb 2013 01:33

No coz theres no half crowns now!!! :-D


Porkie_Pie Report 11 Feb 2013 01:32

When i was a child mum would send me 2 the shops with half a crown,

I could get meat, milk, a comic, 6 eggs & a pair of jeans. you can't do that these days,

God damn CCTV

Roy :-D