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#183525 - 6th Nov 2007 11:49pm Who remembers... General History Chat... *****
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I thought I'd start this topic to see if anyone else remembers the Wirral how I do, feel free to add your own


Who remembers...

The shops on conway street? - Clicky

When Europa Pools, Vue Cinema and Conway Park train station was all a massive gravel car park?

There was an Asda where Wilkinsons in bhead town now is?
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#183527 - 6th Nov 2007 11:55pm Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: BMW Joe]
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I remember the asda and the car park on the roof wink

No one parked up there as the cars were getting vandalized frown

But the upramp was boss for coming down with skateboards lol

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#183529 - 7th Nov 2007 12:32am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: Mark]
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i remember goin the pics in bhead nr the argos carpark to see star wars and also he-man

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#183535 - 7th Nov 2007 1:23am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: Davey_Martin]
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who remebers the bingo (rank i think) shows my age and when asda was 2-p for the trolly and tramps like me used to offer to take it back raftl

And the fact there was 2 bus stops the 3 to and the other one to the ford and so on

Also i cant remember what the cin used to be
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#183547 - 7th Nov 2007 8:20am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: spinking]
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Fook me, this is showing our ages....

I remember all of those things, plus the Unit 4 Cinema on Seabank Road, the opening of the pyramids (I met and shook the hand of Frank Bruno), I remember New Brighton when it was all rocks and no beach.

Does anyone else remember the Yellow Council vans that used to be everywhere doing maintenance work? I guess its all contracted out now.... frown
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#183551 - 7th Nov 2007 8:48am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: StuyMac]
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anyone remember gettin chased by the MPS haha? - it was a common feature of my earlier youth... then as we got older we didnt run, just hurled abuse at them knowing they couldnt really do anything but a citizens arrest... which never happened

ps: i remember the pyramids openin too lol... dont ask me wot was there before tho

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#183552 - 7th Nov 2007 9:18am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: Davey_Martin]
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Originally Posted By: Davey_Martin
anyone remember gettin chased by the MPS haha? - it was a common feature of my earlier youth... then as we got older we didnt run, just hurled abuse at them knowing they couldnt really do anything but a citizens arrest... which never happened

ps: i remember the pyramids openin too lol... dont ask me wot was there before tho


raftl I think you missed vital details out of that, like Merrydown, 20/20 and white lightening raftl

Theres another one 20/20!! You dont see that much more, maybe is was harmful and its now cheaper to drink paint stripper... think
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#183557 - 7th Nov 2007 10:05am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: BMW Joe]
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Originally Posted By: BMW Joe


There was an Asda where Wilkinsons in bhead town now is?
yerrrr u could park on asdas roof!!! hehe
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#183558 - 7th Nov 2007 10:05am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: Davey_Martin]
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i seen E.T there hahahaha aliendance
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#183563 - 7th Nov 2007 10:12am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: chiccy]
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yeah, I remember the old mecca bingo

anyone remember when argyle street was one way only?
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#183573 - 7th Nov 2007 10:40am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: BMW Joe]
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Originally Posted By: BMW Joe
anyone remember when argyle street was one way only?


raftl In the scale of things thats a "recent" change for me!!

C'mon, we want "i remember when all this was fields" stuff!!

I remember no upton bypass, no upton sainsburys or maccys, back when it was all fields... raftl
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#183574 - 7th Nov 2007 10:44am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: StuyMac]
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DOES ANY1 REMEMBER WHAT USED TO BE WERE THE COMPLEX IS IN BROMBOROUGH
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#183575 - 7th Nov 2007 10:56am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: chiccy]
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...fields raftl
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#183583 - 7th Nov 2007 11:09am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: StuyMac]
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Originally Posted By: StuyMac

raftl I think you missed vital details out of that, like Merrydown, 20/20 and white lightening raftl

Theres another one 20/20!! You dont see that much more, maybe is was harmful and its now cheaper to drink paint stripper... think

Clearing out my uncles attic, we came across 3 bottles of this
stuff MD 20/20 (Mad Dog we called it lol) but it was all lumpy
inside, like pure orange juice lol...

What about what was there before Bidston Moss Tescos lol

I remember the yellow council vans lol
They were a nation wide feature lol.

Joe i remember that Bingo, but never called in.

Remember life when all the Tunnel Flyovers were in place?

Remember when you would only get beat up once a weekend down town.

And finally for this hour, rememeber St James Church when
it was a sensible roundabout frown
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#183584 - 7th Nov 2007 11:09am Re: Who remembers... General History Chat... [Re: StuyMac]
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I Remember there being loads of ponds there.

Does anyone remember the old Co-Op where Asda is on the Woodchurch?

I am pretty sure you used to park on the roof their aswell
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