Strange but True .... fairly interesting tales from a bygone era

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steveintheforest posted this 02 June 2017 - Last edited 02 June 2017

I find stories about ordinary folks, extraordinary lives in times gone by, facinating and judging by the popularity of the 'old photos' thread, there's a few on here do also.

I wanted to share this quite interesting article but couldn't find a suitable thread. So now there is one

Pushball ... A game for giants that bewitched Britain

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PhilippineSaint posted this 02 June 2017 - Last edited 02 June 2017

Originally posted by steveintheforest

I find stories about ordinary folks, extraordinary lives in times gone by, facinating and judging by the popularity of the 'old photos' thread, there's a few on here do also.

I wanted to share this quite interesting article but couldn't find a suitable thread. So now there is one

Pushball ... A game for giants that bewitched Britain

 Didn't the three stooges from Top Gear play push ball with mini's and other small cars?

steveintheforest posted this 03 June 2017 - Last edited 03 June 2017

Originally posted by PhilippineSaint

Originally posted by steveintheforest

I find stories about ordinary folks, extraordinary lives in times gone by, facinating and judging by the popularity of the 'old photos' thread, there's a few on here do also.

I wanted to share this quite interesting article but couldn't find a suitable thread. So now there is one

Pushball ... A game for giants that bewitched Britain

 Didn't the three stooges from Top Gear play push ball with mini's and other small cars?

 Sounds like something they'd do Phil, tho' I'm not sure .... never really watched it with any regularity, mainly because I'm not a middle class egotist with a very small knob *

... oh and I'm not that interested in cars really  lou_lol

 

*not a reference to you @Philly Saint, tho' I'm sure you realise that anyway  lou_wink2

 

 

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Cobham Saint posted this 03 June 2017

“Pushball is a game for giants. Such a game as the gods on Olympus might have played without great loss of dignity,”

Not like Quidditch then. I mean come on, who has any dignity running around a field with a broomstick stuck between their arse-cheeks? Harry Potter isn't real people!

Dubai_Phil posted this 03 June 2017

Originally posted by PhilippineSaint

Originally posted by steveintheforest

I find stories about ordinary folks, extraordinary lives in times gone by, facinating and judging by the popularity of the 'old photos' thread, there's a few on here do also.

I wanted to share this quite interesting article but couldn't find a suitable thread. So now there is one

Pushball ... A game for giants that bewitched Britain

 Didn't the three stooges from Top Gear play push ball with mini's and other small cars?

 At Twickenham no less.

Trashed the cars AND the pitch.

It was as usual daft and funny in their bike shed humour way

steveintheforest posted this 03 June 2017

Originally posted by Cobham Saint

“Pushball is a game for giants. Such a game as the gods on Olympus might have played without great loss of dignity,”

Not like Quidditch then. I mean come on, who has any dignity running around a field with a broomstick stuck between their arse-cheeks? Harry Potter isn't real people!

....... Fatso mebbe ?  .... not sure dignity's a big issue with him. Infact it'd probably tick a couple of boxes  lou_lol

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PhilippineSaint posted this 03 June 2017 - Last edited 03 June 2017

Originally posted by steveintheforest

Originally posted by PhilippineSaint

Originally posted by steveintheforest

I find stories about ordinary folks, extraordinary lives in times gone by, facinating and judging by the popularity of the 'old photos' thread, there's a few on here do also.

I wanted to share this quite interesting article but couldn't find a suitable thread. So now there is one

Pushball ... A game for giants that bewitched Britain

 Didn't the three stooges from Top Gear play push ball with mini's and other small cars?

 Sounds like something they'd do Phil, tho' I'm not sure .... never really watched it with any regularity, mainly because I'm not a middle class egotist with a very small knob *

... oh and I'm not that interested in cars really  lou_lol

 

*not a reference to you @Philly Saint, tho' I'm sure you realise that anyway  lou_wink2

 

 

 I would never lower myself to that level.

I have servants and things you know lou_lol

Regarding the small knob that  doesnt bother me, as long as I get some pleasure from its use, that's all that counts lou_flirt

steveintheforest posted this 03 June 2017 - Last edited 03 June 2017

Originally posted by PhilippineSaint

 Regarding the small knob that  doesnt bother me, as long as I get some pleasure from its use, that's all that counts lou_flirt

 Never thought I'd be a bit jealous of some one with a 'lil weenie. I've got a massive one myself ...., used exclusively for pissing out of recently  lou_sad

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Cobham Saint posted this 03 June 2017

That was a sympathetic upvote from me @King Dongfor the lack of recent use , but not because you have a massive cock - No don't PM with proof,

lou_wink2

steveintheforest posted this 03 June 2017 - Last edited 03 June 2017

The older one's on here will remember Southampton Zoo on the common.  I can vaguely recall going there a few times as a kid but don't really remember it being the charming, magical place this article portrays ........  I've got in my mind a sorry bunch of flea bitten animals in concrete boxes.

Who remembers Southampton Zoo ?

 

Was surprised to see that it was still open up until 1985, I thought it closed down well before that

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PhilippineSaint posted this 03 June 2017

It always used to be Easter bank holiday go to the zoo during the day and then onto the fair on the common in the evening.

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