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Our Ginger Fuhrer says that he could still code up a simple game idea in Amstrad Basic, while I'm your man if you ever need to rebuild the suspension on an Austin Allegro (1750 Equipe version). This stuff doesn't leave your mind - tell us about obsolete talents you still have.

(, Thu 30 Jun 2011, 17:04)
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(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 13:32, Reply)
I can recite
all the numbers between 1 and 5000 in the correct order. Not only that, but if you ask me what the nth number in that sequence is, I can tell you straight off.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 12:47, 4 replies)
I still know how to...WANK.

(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 12:45, 4 replies)
I still fix stuff
When things break in my household I try to fix them. I'm not always successful but I try.

I have repaired toasters, guitar pick ups, digital cameras, lamps, tents, printers, blenders, computers, bikes, record players and much more. I hate just wasting stuff, so before chucking anything I'll dismantle it, try to find the problem and re-assemble it. Or I'll look around to try and find spare parts.
It doesn't always work and I am occasionally out of my depth - my most daft attempt was with a colour photocopier my friend was chucking out... Me and my son had fun taking it apart though after I gave up on it. We ended up covered in technicolour toner and machine oil.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 12:35, 2 replies)
Bible knowledge
Many moons ago I was a bit religulous to say the least. I spent two years (TWO WHOLE FUCKING YEARS) at bible college, as well as having read the bible through several times. So as you can imagine, I know pretty much everything worth knowing about God, at least from the fundamentalist Christian point of view.

You wouldn't believe how useful that isn't.

Actually I still go to church type things occasionally to meet up with good friends and just occasionally theological type things come up and I suddenly find myself explaining in great detail what the bible means by this that or the other. It's like I've still got a fundy hiding in my brain
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 12:20, 14 replies)
I remember what my feet and genitalia look like.
Not really useless, because I haven't seen them in over a year.
Certain body parts are very prone to change, like thusly -
Pre-pregnancy: 32 B (fairly normal, nothing to write home about)
Pregnancy: 40 C (I need new clothes)
Breastfeeding: 34 DD (Holy mother of aaarrgh!)
That's a heavy load, that is.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 12:09, 14 replies)
Cast your minds back...
Before we had the internet we used to get our information from something called books. Before books we had VHS and slightly before that we had beta or betamax to give it's correct name. At the tender age of ten I could strip an old betamax machine down to it's raw components using household objects such as knives, screwdrivers and a brick in less than 2 hours. I could then unravel all the copper and lay out the microchips and other contents to cover an area of no larger than 4 square metres. Purely coincidentally this happened to also be the area of our passage.

My powers for disassembling inanimate electronic objects are still as strong as ever. I AM CAPTAIN DISASSEMBLE!
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 11:23, 6 replies)
a real life vagina
i have seen one and touched one *
its true i say
what you don't believe me?
calling me an attention seeking internet wanker are you?
i bloody well did see and touch a real vagina it was pinkish and hairy and smelt .
no it wasn't Brian blessed's beard
but come to mention it ?
did i have to pay?
what you saying that i use prostitutes ?
me a clean wholesome FBK
i can prove it with pictures if you want ...
but i may need to get them back from the evidence locker
bloody internet doubters

*may include lies untruths and anti truth
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 11:10, 5 replies)
Old stuff I still know
Your nan....
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 11:07, 8 replies)
I remember when we didn't have all these fancy pills and things...
We had to use a wire coat hanger.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 11:00, 2 replies)
I remember the moment when PJ got shot in the face and blinded with a paintball.
And also when Spuggy put tennis balls down her top to make it look like she had tits.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 10:54, Reply)
horray It's cahnges
old stuff adverts I still know
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 10:53, 1 reply)
I understand that a finger of fudge is just enough to give your kids a treat.
It's full of family goodness, and very small and neat.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 10:49, 4 replies)
I used to be able to sing
along to that Skol Ad that featured Haggar The Horrible.

But now I can't remember the words.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 9:57, 7 replies)
Having grown up in Australia in the 70s and 80s
I was taught the standard drill in case of nuclear attack. Any other Aussies remember reciting this in class?

"One - shave head into mohawk.
Two - Apply shoulder-pads.
Three - Mount crossbow on car..."
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 6:54, 4 replies)
Ugh, I don't know
Something about Atari and fingering Suzie Bigboobs at a school dance, oh and end on a nob joke.
(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 5:46, 3 replies)
See this?

My sister and I can still get our clapping game going with all of these rhymes. And nearly as fast as we could when we were 8 and 10.

I'm 33 and she's 35.

...Miss Mary Mack Mack Mack-All dressed in black black black-With silver buttons buttons buttons-Up and down her back back back. She asked her mother mother mother-For fifty cents cents cents-To see the elephant elephant elephant-Jump the fence fence fence. He jumped so high high high-He touched the sky sky sky-And he never came back back back-Till the fourth of July ly ly

I'll try to find a video of something similar later.
(, Wed 6 Jul 2011, 21:45, 3 replies)
I can say...
..."Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun" in less than 2 seconds.

I have a feeling that in the late 70s/early 80s, McDonald's had a campaign/offer where if you could say this in under 2 seconds you won a free Big Mac.

I might have dreamt this tho.
(, Wed 6 Jul 2011, 21:08, 3 replies)

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