I'm sick of the eighties!

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Re: I'm sick of the eighties!

Postby The Prof » 19 Feb 2005, 19:13

TheBoyGiraffe wrote:returning to the original point of this thread,


But why???

I've just spent 10 minutes pissing myself reading parts of this. I don't really remember it first time round. :oops:

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Re: I'm sick of the eighties!

Postby Butch Manly » 19 Feb 2005, 19:16

The Prof wrote:
TheBoyGiraffe wrote:returning to the original point of this thread,


But why???

I've just spent 10 minutes pissing myself reading parts of this. I don't really remember it first time round. :oops:


it is funny, isn't it?

(and yes, i only have a vague memory of it, myself)
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Postby LeBaron » 19 Feb 2005, 19:29

Quite right. Hilarious thread.
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Postby Butch Manly » 19 Feb 2005, 19:49

i've just re-read the thing in its entirety and (apart from the US chat-show host stuff which was a bit beyond me) thoroughly enjoyed it. thought-provoking and a hoot.

classic threads material, really.

(literally, in the case of the prof and 12XU2)
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Postby the masked man » 19 Feb 2005, 20:04

I'm just disappointed this thread, one of the great 'the-80s-were-crap-no-they-were-great' discussions on the board, happened while I was off-line. :x :cry: It's great! Oh well, at least I got quoted by Griff - does that mean I'm famous now?

I'm still not sure how it mutated into a statistical debate concerning The Beatles' popularity in The USA compared to the UK, but it was a fascinating piece of cut-and-thrust.

Anyway, I'd add my two cents. The 80s was a horrible but wonderful decade; as bleep pointed out somewhere near the start, it was all about extremes. Certainties were being challenged, and there were fresh ideas and new subcultures every other week. It was a dizzying time, where hubris and inspiration mixed to supply great music and inadvisable fashion disasters.

Of course it was flawed, but no more than other decades. I wouldn't have swapped growing up then for growing up in any other musical era.

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Postby Copehead » 19 Feb 2005, 21:35

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Totally cool, the original Ladykillers infact

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Where are your flat tops you part timers ?????
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Postby Butch Manly » 19 Feb 2005, 21:50

Comrade Copehead wrote:Where are your flat tops you part timers ?????


i take your point but the haircuts are of an acceptable level of eightiesness to me. the fact that the prof's jumper is not tied neatly around his shoulders, however, is unforgivable.
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Postby Jeff K » 20 Feb 2005, 00:02

I forgot all about this thread. I actually made a couple of good points and for that reason alone it deserves to be moved to Classic Threads.
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Postby NancyL21st » 20 Feb 2005, 00:17

Jeff K wrote:I forgot all about this thread. I actually made a couple of good points and for that reason alone it deserves to be moved to Classic Threads.


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Postby The Prof » 20 Feb 2005, 00:55

Comrade Copehead wrote:Image


Where are your flat tops you part timers ?????[/quote]


How many times must we quote and re-quote this embarrassing picture??

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Postby Spurs » 20 Feb 2005, 01:10

Slade ruled the 80's.

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Postby Butch Manly » 20 Feb 2005, 01:11

Sid wrote:Slade ruled the 80's.


roffey mental home, you say?
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Postby Spurs » 20 Feb 2005, 01:14

TheBoyGiraffe wrote:
Sid wrote:Slade ruled the 80's.


roffey mental home, you say?


Bet you don't know where Roffey is.

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Postby Spurs » 20 Feb 2005, 01:15

The Prof wrote:
Comrade Copehead wrote:Image


Where are your flat tops you part timers ?????



How many times must we quote and re-quote this embarrassing picture??

:oops:[/quote]

They look like Tears for Fears.

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Postby The Prof » 20 Feb 2005, 01:33

Sid wrote:They look like Tears for Fears.


They are dangerous. Watch out Sid!

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Postby Butch Manly » 20 Feb 2005, 01:37

The Prof wrote:How many times must we quote and re-quote this embarrassing picture??



i know. which tosser posted it in the first place?
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Postby The Prof » 20 Feb 2005, 01:44

Kid Presentable wrote:Prof.

Put some jam on your shoes, and invite your kecks down for a party.


I take it you are very pissed John..

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Postby The Prof » 20 Feb 2005, 01:50

Glad to hear it! ! :D