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Anyone remember these ads from '76...

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Anyone remember these ads from '76...

I do

 

Reckon some of them wouldn't get past the censors these days especially the Manikin Cigar one Wink

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

I wonder if that was one with Miriam Margolyes's voiceover.

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

"Some of them wouldn't get past the censors these days"

Or the plusnet Mods! Wink

How about the infamous Cadbury's Flake advert?

But having said that they are still out there, but not quite so obvious and it's all about interpretation of course.

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

A lot of the products yes, but the adverts no. I was a child back then so unlike nowadays I'd have been outside playing and it was thee best Summer, ever, even to this day I don't think its been surpassed.

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

@Anonymous

Have to agree with you there, although I was sitting my 'O' Levels during part that heatwave.

 

Remember the water stands (even in London) and the Minster for Drought popping up. Then we had the wettest and coldest winter for years. Didn't we end up with a Minister for Snow as well?

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

Denis Howell? Maybe.

Edit: In fact he wasn't Minster until '78/9

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

Nope, don't recall a single one, but then, I wasn't born 'til 1985... Funny

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

Didn't seem to ring a bell with me but then I remember I moved up to London in April of that year and couldn't afford a TV until December the following year so that period is a TV blank for me.

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

I was only 2 in 76.

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

Denis Howell was the Minister for Drought, very effective he was......

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

Bit before my time that as I was an 80s kid and I didn't watch the whole 17 MINUTES LONG video (what were you thinking mav?)... but I do remember the "If you like a lot of chocolate on your biscuit, join our club" advert.. the terrys chocolote orange adverts, the R.Whites lemonade adverts... plus one or two others such as Mr Soft... and his trebor mints.. which was played for at least a decade on TV... that was iconic that one..

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

@Champnet - According to his (how reliable it is I don't know) Wikipedia page:

Additionally, during the harsh winter of 1978–1979 he was appointed Minister for Snow.
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I can remember that bloke with his hand up the lions rear (no, not a real one..it's a puppet) telling us about some mints being very much stronger than ordinary mints.

And those metal aliens banging on about instant mash.

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...

@Mav Is right, "some of them wouldn't get past the censors these days".

Most of today's adverts I just don't understand....

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Re: Anyone remember these ads from '76...


@Pete11 wrote:

I can remember that bloke with his hand up the lions rear (no, not a real one..it's a puppet) telling us about some mints being very much stronger than ordinary mints.


Terry Hall, Lenny the Lion, Trebor mints Cheesy

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