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What mistakes did you make when starting out as a mod will kick it of with these examples.For some strange reason I wanted a black button down shirt and searched the fair city of Glasgow to no avail so came up with a cunning plan bought a normal…

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4 Replies · Reply by Kevin 50 seconds ago

I Was Reading This Book....

The book thread disappeared when its owner left the site so  thought I'd start another. Haven't read any Len Deighton for a while so started again on his spy trilogy. First one is Berlin Game. Terrific, I like it better than John Le Carre.

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23 Replies · Reply by frames 3 hours ago

What I bought today...

Just thought that I'd start this topic as nobody has [bothered?] to start it yet! I was in one of my local charity shops today and bought these women's basket-weave, tassel loafers for only $8.50 AUD! Absolutely brill, to say the least! ;-) Now I…

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Kevin replied to George O'Sullivan's item Mad mod mistakes
"When I was 16 and just starting out as a Mod, I desperately wanted to have a black 4-button suit, because I liked the look of the Beatles 'Ed Sullivan' suits and couldn't afford a proper replica, so my dad gave me his old black 4-button C&A suit whi…"
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frames replied to George O'Sullivan's item Mad mod mistakes
"One night, in the West End -  I must have been 15 or 16 - bloke I know, Lenny, says there's a party over in Norwood (South London); he says he can get a motor, so if it's no good we can get back to Wardour St. I pick up another mate and his girl and…"
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"The Man from UNCLE and Sean Connery as 007 James Bond were big TV influences on me in respect of looking Sharp in 60s style Mod Suits! Great Comedy photo below Ive seen for the first time today!"
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Chris Cameron replied to George O'Sullivan's item Mad mod mistakes
"So many mistakes on the way to getting it right for me as I had no mates who were into the Mod scene when I first got into it. The most annoying one was buying that German army parka when I could have bought a US one for the exact same money. Maybe…"
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Chris Cameron replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"That was my first purchase on the way to Moddome mate. I can't recall for the life of me how I paid for it but I imagine it would have been around the 3 to £4 mark too, but considering it was 50p for a packet of 20 Kensitas club smokes then it was n…"
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Motown replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"The first Mod LP I had ( Birthday gift) was The Specials - Specials.
Lol try giving a kid a £4 gift these days."
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Motown replied to George O'Sullivan's item Mad mod mistakes
"In about 1980 I was going mad to get hold of a trilby. My desire to emulate the 2 tone label knew no bounds. I got my mum to ask a neighbour (frank) to borrow me his heavy green trilby. It was about the size of a cowboy hat on my little head, and of…"
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frames replied to frames's item I Was Reading This Book....
"Free booze at the BBC ? Who wouldn't ?"
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"Actually wasn't sure about the cardigan when you first posted it, but it looks very good with the rest of your combination!"
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Motown replied to frames's item I Was Reading This Book....
"Been looking for a copy of that everywhere George, send it my way when you've finish."
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George O'Sullivan replied to frames's item I Was Reading This Book....
"Technical book on nitrifying bacteria filters 400 hundred odd pages but seem like 4000 riveting read which had to be read and understood by Thursday. Should be no problem with this page turner won't be able to sleep for wanting to get to the next ex…"
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Ronnie replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"What a beauty! Great buy Alan."
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