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Re: [MOL] FW: FLASHBACK !



Hi David. Before I read your e-mail I WAS young. By the time I finished 
though I had aged considerably! ROFLMAO!
Your (now elderly) friend,
Bridget


>From: "Whipps, David" <David.Whipps@equitas.co.uk>
>Reply-To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
>To: "'angel'" <mol-cancer@meds.com>
>Subject: [MOL] FW: FLASHBACK !
>Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2000 10:00:51 +0100
>
>Now being 26 I thought I was still young.  Until I read this that is.
>
>Love 2 u all
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Drake, Sue
>Sent: 11 August 2000 10:26
>To: 'denise'; 'Zoe'; Prosser, Michelle; 'alan'; Adrian Wheeler; Andrew
>Silvester; Darren Lucas; David Whipps; Graham Carter; Jason Clegg;
>Katrina Williams; Neal Bedford; Elaine Holmes; Rachel Bunch; Sharon
>Holland
>Subject: FLASHBACK !
>
>
>SORRY IF YOU'VE SEEN THIS BEFORE BUT THERE'S A FEW NEW ONES IN THERE !!
>
>
> > JUST IN CASE YOU WERE FEELING YOUNG TODAY
> > >
> > > The people who are starting University this autumn across the nation
> > > were
> > > born
> > > in 1982/3. They have no meaningful recollection of the Thatcher era.
> > > They were prepubescent when the Gulf War started.  Black Monday 1987
> > > is as
> > > significant to them as the Great Depression.  Their world has always
> > > included AIDS.
> > >
> > > Atari's and Space Invaders predate them, as do vinyl albums and audio
> > > tapes.
> > > The Compact Disc was released before they were one.
> > >
> > > EVEN WORSE............
> > > From their earliest years, a camera was something you used once and
> > > threw
> > > away.
> > > A "Snickers" has always been a "Snickers"
> > > As far as they know, stamps have always cost about 26 pence.
> > > Few, if any, have lived without an answering machine.
> > > Few have used a TV set without a remote control and they don't know
> > > they
> > > come
> > >      in black and white.
> > > They were born the year that Sony brought out the Walkman.
> > > The expression "you sound like a broken record" means nothing to them.
> > >
> > > YOU'RE PROBABLY AGED 23-33 IF.........
> > > You wore a Kagoul.
> > > You remember Le Freak by Chic and Bad Manners' Can-Can.
> > > At school, you and all your friends discussed elaborate plans to get
> > > together
> > >      again at the end of the century and play "1999" by Prince over
> > > and
> > > over again.
> > >
> > > You dressed to emulate a person you saw in a Duran Duran, Madonna or
> > > Bruce
> > >      Springsteen video.
> > > There was nothing strange about Bert n' Ernie living together.
> > > You even wanted to learn to play "Stairway to Heaven" on the guitar
> > > and
> > > choreographed       "Dancing Queen" by yourself in your room.
> > > The first time you ever kissed someone was at a dance during "Crazy
> > > for
> > > You" by Madonna.
> > > You knew who shot J.R. but have probably forgotten.
> > > You remember which policeman you liked best in "Chips".
> > >
> > > Mark from Eastenders will always be Tucker from Grange Hill.
> > >
> > > You remember when Terry Wogan was on TV everyday.
> > > You could sing "99 Red Balloons" in English and in German.
> > > Your jaw would ache by the time you finished those "brick-sized"
> > > packages
> > > of Bazooka     gum.
> > > You reckon Wagon wheels and Mars Bars used to be bigger.
> > > You remember a 'Man's got to chew, what a Man's got to chew'.
> > > You remember when there was no breakfast TV and when TV shut down at
> > > midnight,
> > >      and when there was nothing on TV in the middle of the day except
> > > for
> > > that
> > >      test card girl with the stupid clown and a blackboard.
> > > You remember Farleys rusks tasting nice, but when you had one about 5
> > > years
> > > ago
> > >      and they were bloody awful!!
> > >
> > > One word.....SPANGLES!!!
> > >
> > > YOU WERE A TRUE CHILD OF THE 80S IF...
> > > You remember Now compilations that had the pig on the front cover.
> > > You never questioned why the A-Team was always imprisoned in places
> > > that
> > > had
> > >      sufficient tools to build an armoured tank.
> > > Dungeons & Dragons was your favorite cartoon.
> > > Your lunch times were spent perfecting swan dives and backspins.
> > > You've even said "bright light, bright light" in a strange
> > > high-pitched
> > > voice.
> > > You know the theme tune and the names of all the actors and characters
> > > in
> > >      Dallas & Dynasty. You wished your hair/clothes/lifestyle
> > > resembled the
> > >      above (or they actually did!).
> > >
> > > You fell out with friends during heated arguments about the relative
> > > merits
> > > of
> > >      Matt & Luke.
> > > You owned, or wanted a "Frankie says..." T-shirt.
> > > You have ever danced (or even worse cried) to Kylie & Jason.
> > > Cerise pink, electric blue and banana yellow have ever featured in
> > > your
> > > wardrobe or    make-up collection.
> > > You did the top toggle of your coat up around your neck without having
> > > your
> > >      arms in the sleeves, and knew you looked like a super-hero.
> > > You remember when the A-ha video was the pinnacle of modern
> > > technology, and
> > > you
> > >      can still sing all the words.
> > >
> > > Parachuting Action man was your favourite toy.
> > > (Girls) Your best party dress was either a ra-ra or puff-ball skirt.
> > > (Boys)  You owned a thin, black leather tie (and were proud of it), or
> > > worse it
> > >      was patterned like a piano!
> > > You wondered why a popular kids TV programme told you to "Turn off
> > > your TV
> > > set
> > >      and go and do something less boring instead".
> > > You wanted to be either Nancy Drew or the Hardy Boys.
> > > You have even po-goed or space-hopped.
> > >
> > > You remember when Keith Chegwin & Maggie Philbin were the hottest
> > > romantic couple.
> > > And when Keith was associated with Cheggers Plays Pop rather than
> > > Cheggers
> > > drinks         alcopops.
> > > You wondered why your walkie-talkie didn't have the same range as
> > > those in
> > > the
> > >      Red Hand Gang.
> > > You were shocked by the controversial plot lines in Degrassi Junior
> > > High.
> > > You remember watching a house inhabited by a jester, a pantomime
> > > horse, and
> > > a
> > >      woman who sneezed, and thinking that this was perfectly normal.
> > >
> > > You know who Joey Deacon was.
> > > You thought ABBA were cool, the first time round!
> > > You tried to convince your Dad to fit a strip of red lights on the
> > > front of
> > > his
> > >      Capri so it looked like KITT.
> > > Ca-vey Wa-vey!" means something to you.
> > > Remmington makes you think of something other than shaving equipment.
> > >
> > > You wouldn't say no to a milkshake.
> > > Not only did you wear luminous clothing, but there were mismatched
> > > finger-less
> > >      gloves and towelling socks.
> > > When Yoda said There is another Skywalker you wished he was talking
> > > about
> > > you.
> > > Wearing your hair like buns on the sides of your head seemed like a
> > > good
> > > fashion        statement.
> > > You remember when Betamax was at the cutting edge of technology.
> > > You hid behind the sofa whenever you heard the word Exterminate.
> > > Vimto or Dandelion & Burdock ever featured in your diet.
> > >
> > > You were really pleased when Pacman got a girlfriend.
> > > You grew up believing that filing cabinets and telephone boxes
> > > possessed
> > > magical powers      of transformation.
> > > After ET, you wanted a Speak & Spell even though you were top of your
> > > class.
> > >
> > > You remember when PC had one meaning, rather than three.
> > > (Girls) You owned a pair of Pixie Boots, generally worn with leg
> > > warmers!
> > > (Boys) You owned a pair of pale grey slip-ons, generally worn with
> > > white
> > > toweling socks!
> > > Shiny grey flecked suits.
> > > You grew up in Trumpton, Chigley or Camberwick Green.
> > > You've rolled the sleeves of your suit jacket up.
> > > Ooh, you could crush a Grape!
> > > You've ever held a chicken in the air, or stuck a deckchair up your
> > > nose.
> > >
> > > You went to school with Pogo Patterson, Gripper Stebson, and Ro-land.
> > > Long scarves, K9, and a time-travelling police box ring any bells?
> > >
> > > Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy have ever featured on your Saturday
> > > afternoon.
> > > You wore legwarmers, tried to do the splits while jumping in the air,
> > > while
> > >      singing you were going to live forever.
> > > Fingermouse.
> > > You were proud of your picture appearing in the Gallery, just before
> > > watching a
> > >      lump of plasticine who couldn't speak English.
> > > You fantasised about those girls from that Robert Palmer video.
> > > You know all the words to Hey Mickey (well nobody knows past the first
> > > verse anyway).
> > > You remember Look In magazine, and when it was only 20p.
> > > You can remember what Quatro tasted like.
> > > Your best mate had a  soda stream at home and you were jealous.
> > >
> > > The Yuppie next door caught you nicking the VW badge off his Golf GTI.
> > > You remember mobile phones that had briefcase size battery packs
> > > attached.
> > >
> > > This is the killer: wait for it............
> > >
> > > You cringed every time your parents reminisced about the popular
> > > culture of
> > > their youth
> > >
> >
>
>
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