Were the “good old days” really that good?
Um, yes, I think they were. Filling the family car with petrol didn’t cost the equivalent of a South American country’s foreign debt and three pints of beer in your local didn’t require auctioning off a kidney to pay the tab.
I know, I know, everybody gets nostalgic from time to time, but these days, the TV schedules are full of karaoke and fake tans and the shops are full of toys that require a degree in engineering and board games that would baffle Stephen Hawking.
Once upon a time we all had simpler pleasures, and we reckon www.doyouremember.co.uk is a great place to wallow in some bygone eras.
You can see all those things you’d thought you’d forgotten about, like Star Bars, Haircut 100 and Rentaghost.
If you’re of a certain age, you’ll feel better for it. If you’re a bit younger than some of us, you’ll find the “Technology” section one of the funniest things you’ll see all week.
Yes, we really did think that stuff was cutting edge back then…
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