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  1. slugger

    Sheffield toolmakers

    Would that be Technicut, Specialist cutting tools including Carbide ? Lidster Paragon, if I recall make drill bits mainly or did at the time. I worked for Hydra-Clarkson, doing the same stuff years ago. Regards.
  2. I used to live on longley hall Road a few years ago, it was pretty decent then. Holgate Close i think is Parson Cross area?
  3. Brown Bear in city centre. Also still selling real beers and lagers and very cheap too.
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    Draining Damflask Reservoir

    A little off topic,but anyone interested in the Daledike flood should try this link http://www.mick-armitage.staff.shef.ac.uk/sheffield/book/contents.html Comprehensive and fascinating insight of what really happened.
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    Draining Damflask Reservoir

    Dam Flask village was washed away by the Dyke Dale flood disaster. It was never rebuilt due to upcoming plans to construct the Dam Flask reservoir, so I guess there is nothing under there.
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    Draining Damflask Reservoir

    Maybe this Wikipedia link might answer your question (second paragraph) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damflask_Reservoir
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    Anyone from Walkley?

    New to the thread, but can anyone remember Irene and Jim Major who used to run the shop opposite No 41 Walkley street ? Lived at that address until 1969 and the memory is still in my mind.
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    Accident abbeydale rd

    Anybody on this thread ever heard of Crash for Cash ?
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    Life Before The Internet

    I remember the earlier days of the Internet. At the time broadband was not even thought of. The best you could hope for was a landline connection that had a speed of 56k (theoretical) maximum (hardware dependent), true speeds were obviously much less ! My earlier days of internet connection used to cost me £11 pounds per week (unlimited)., but having said that, there was nothing worse than downloading something overnight, only to find the landline had dropped my connection, and you were left with a download that wasn't to be. So so unreliable !
  10. Nice story, shame about the ending. Maybe the child said " Daddy could that old banger in front be driving on false plates ? After all I know that the registration 8 GR is going for over £51 grand and GR 81 is worth much more" Daddy says "Child, the man has a personal plate and must be above us, so don't be rude and impertinent ! Child says "get stuffed the mans a liar" !!!!! Woman says " maybe the child has a valid point ". Talk about Jackanory, Heh.
  11. What's great ? Please elaborate.
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    No contraception, no dole

    Try sticking to Genetics. P.s. must assume you are suitable breeding material, or you wouldn't be complaining.
  13. slugger

    No contraception, no dole

    Keep track fella ! Procreation is hard-wired, nothing will change that. Unless you can.
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