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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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Motown replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Thanks Ronnie its a belter mate :-)"
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Ian Bryden replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"was it a re-issue or was it you that won this, Ronnie ?? ;)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Northern-Soul-45-PARISIANS-Twinkle-Little-S..."
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Ronnie replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Off to play some records last friday:
Vintage hat, Melka shirt, vintage knitted tie, vintage cufflinks, vintage Topman cardigan, Kostym trousers, Tissot wristwatch, Topeco socks and a pair of vintage basket weave loafers. Yep, I like my thriftstori…"
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George O'Sullivan replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"£21.50 seems a lifetime ago only thing going was YOP schemes slave labour were they paid you off once your year was done then you moved on to the next one
Listening to original mods on these threads confirms 60s amazing times to be a teen but late 7…"
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Ronnie replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"First 45 as a mod...hard one since I got into this in my teens, when everything was CD and vinyl was hard to find, especially in a smaller swedish town. I think it might have been Madness, One Step Beyond picked up at a local thriftstore but not sur…"
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Ronnie replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Such a great tune! Actually picked it up on a 45 just a few days ago. :)"
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Ronnie replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Welcom TFFT! Great looking pair of boots, that."
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Young Meteor replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"Worked for Nat West bank. Only 16 years old. £240 per month wages and overtime if we had to stay past 4.30pm. Went to work in a pinstripe suit. Manager called me into the office one day and asked if I was taking the "mickey". Only lasted 14 month…"
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hubert davenport replied to frames's item I Was Reading This Book....
"i was disappointed to hear kai had left too
as for books its been a bumper year for mod related titles
ive only really flicked thru some ive bought .
ive also recently just bought john lydons autobiography anger is an energy
not mod obviously but st…"
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Chris Cameron replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"All Mod Cons is still my all time favourite LP. The end of 79 was a fantastic and exciting time to be young. Sounds like you had some job. I had to settle for one of those terrible YOP schemes when i left school in 1980. I am sure the weekly wage th…"
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Chris Cameron replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"Dire indeed Robert. Each to their own and all that but they were brutal but like lots of 80s crap very popular."
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  OUT OF TIME  The BIGGEST christmas mod bash in the west midlands with a wow factor lineup Guest Djs DJs Wayne Napier-Gibbons (Midland Mod Alldayer, The Boiler - Barcelona, Soul Inn - Berlin) Mike Warburton (Manchester Mod weekender, Hip-City Lon…
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Robert McAlister replied to Chris Cameron's item What was your first vinyl 45 bought as a Mod ?
"I do remember taking "Hands Off Shes Mine" to a party and load of dickpieces with a bong (really!!?) taking it off and replacing it with "Brothers in Arms LP" by the justly named Dire Straits.. Christ!"
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Robert McAlister replied to Robert McAlister's item Tailor .....the end of an era?
"One thing I want to say.  I have had prob 10 suits made. 
In my humble opinion the difference between them is not the cut or style, but the quality of the material.
That makes the difference as to whether you are going to pick it out of the wardrobe…"
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Robert McAlister replied to Robert McAlister's item Tailor .....the end of an era?
"Agreed."
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