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    Quote Originally Posted by Callian View Post
    Black and white tv Colour came in when I was about 12, (yes I am old) and those color tv's were expensive so one didn't appear in our house for years. Oh and taking said b/w tv to a tv repair shop when a tube would blow.
    we had a little old b&w set as a second tv

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    Have been loving these! Its got me feeling all nostalgic, and also blown away by how much technology has changed our lives in such a short time. The smart phones that we have these days were just the stuff of science fiction when we were kids!

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    For my first job I worked in the typing pool. If I made a mistake I would use tippex, but more often then not would have to start the page again. I also collected the faxes and telexes.

    The best bit was my pay packet. An actual packet with money (including $1 and $2 notes) in it.
    Last edited by DJ Nette; 06-06-2016 at 19:51.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Nette View Post
    For my first job I worked in the typing pool. If I made a mistake I would use tippex, but more often then not would have to start the page again. I also collected the faxes and telexes.

    The best bit was my pack packet. An actual packet with money (including $1 and $2 notes) in it.
    What is a "telex"?? I haven't heard of that one before!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankenmum View Post
    What is a "telex"?? I haven't heard of that one before!
    It was sort of like Twitter for fax machines. You typed your short message into the machine and sent it. It would print out at the other end. At the time it was a modern version of the telegram.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Nette View Post
    For my first job I worked in the typing pool. If I made a mistake I would use tippex, but more often then not would have to start the page again. I also collected the faxes and telexes.

    The best bit was my pay packet. An actual packet with money (including $1 and $2 notes) in it.
    Same as me in my first job (office junior) actual money in my pay packet and telexes. Also, Smoking in offices and women not being allowed to wear trousers!

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    Default Kids these days...

    Just thought of another (thanks to a random Louis Theroux documentary I'm watching).

    Finding a stash of playboy magazines in your friend's father's hiding place (or heaven forbid your own parent's stash ).

    Teenagers these days live in a world where p o r n is so main******, available and normal for so many. I actually think this one where I miss the old days.

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    Trampolines with no safety net.

    Swinging round and round on the clothes line in the backyard.
    Getting up early to tape rage on cassette.
    Wobbies World.
    Metro and Metro underage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    icq
    irc
    msn messenger

    I was quite a geek I think
    I loved ICQ 😃

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    Quote Originally Posted by KitiK View Post
    I loved ICQ 😃
    Best message alert tone ever! "Uhoh"

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