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Post by Jim_in_France » Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:41 pm

Sorry lads, Ive not heard of tests. Who made them?
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Post by Babooshka » Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:02 pm

testing times??

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Post by robpapE2 » Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:13 am

jimmywizz wrote:test
Yes Jimmy thanks for starting the board up again...
Many boardsters will be puzzled but I understand ..the subject has been a goodie
To keep the thread going you could have test iclcles to get past the censor ?????

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Post by marrasis » Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:21 pm

There is a sweet stall in Jackie Whites market in sunderland,
sell all the old sweets :wink:

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Post by GeordieCannuk » Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:43 pm

padlock man wrote:Anyone remember those horrible things called Parma Violets?
Okay I know I`m a bit late, but I just loved those Parma Violets..yummy,

and my favorite of all...Cough Candy, followed by Spanish Licorice dipped in American Cream Soda (best sherbit going ) :)

Gosh I long for those days ;)

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Post by memor » Thu Jan 25, 2007 8:39 pm

Parma Violets and Spansh licorice... OH MY GOSH what a combination.
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Post by Pippa » Mon Feb 05, 2007 9:32 pm

memor wrote:Parma Violets and Spansh licorice... OH MY GOSH what a combination.
what about Spanish Gold, shredded coconut dipped in light sugary powder
and who remembers Betta bars??

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Post by lynn » Wed Feb 28, 2007 4:02 pm

used to love betta bars. and licourice root. sherbet dabs. tooti fruities. spangles. many many more yummy....

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Post by party_boy » Wed Feb 28, 2007 4:58 pm

I used to like candy floss from the man in the red van who rang a school type of bell around whiteleas and biddick hall. and taz bars
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Post by lynn » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:06 pm

used to get mine in a bag from fair ground. remember first time i had it. it was at fair in north shields think i was only 5 was terrified of it :oops:

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Post by baldy.smith » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:08 pm

Candy Floss - I used to make it and sell it!


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Post by champion » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:10 pm

baldy you've grown a beard....... :lol: :wink:
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Post by marrasis » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:11 pm

Champion, you've grown some boobs :lol:

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Post by champion » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:12 pm

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Post by baldy.smith » Wed Feb 28, 2007 7:51 pm

champion wrote:baldy you've grown a beard....... :lol: :wink:
I think you have a bigger problem than my beard :lol: :lol:


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Post by Delilahcat » Wed Feb 28, 2007 7:57 pm

I have seen those bouncing boobs on the Sunderland message boards

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Post by baldy.smith » Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:35 pm

You haven't got a phone number for them delilahcat, have you? :lol:

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Post by StottieCake » Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:05 pm

Horlicks Tablets were 6d on Boldon Lane

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Post by anna » Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:47 pm

kola cubes,and sour apples. I never did manage to keep a sour apple in my mouth for long,they made you pull some real funnys faces, :happy7: ..The sweet shop at Horsley Hill was always packed with kids after school, I remember they sold loose tabs behind the counter,they used to give you them in a little white paper bag, But if you were realy flush,you could buy 5 Park Drive. they come in a box.. :lol:

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Post by Babooshka » Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:57 pm

anna wrote:kola cubes,and sour apples. I never did manage to keep a sour apple in my mouth for long,they made you pull some real funnys faces, :happy7: ..The sweet shop at Horsley Hill was always packed with kids after school, I remember they sold loose tabs behind the counter,they used to give you them in a little white paper bag, But if you were realy flush,you could buy 5 Park Drive. they come in a box.. :lol:
:lol: :lol: you're the first person I know who has ever mentioned those tabs as noone seems to remember them, but my mam used to smoke Park Drive on the odd occasion.
I liked pineapple chunks and kola cubes and could keep both in my mouth for ages..people of ill repute like me can do these things :lol: :roll: :lol: :roll: :lol:

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