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Casio F-91W – The classic digital watch

Casio F-91W – The classic digital watch

Not many things say 80s and 90s more than Casio digital watches. It was always one of the sections in the Argos catalogue that I loved flicking through. There have been so many classic digital watches over the years including the Casio Databank, the one…

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Casio F-91W

Name: Casio F-91W watch Manufacturer: Casio Year: 1991 Country of origin: Japan Category: Gadgets Tags: Watches , Casio Notes: There were several watches like this released by Casio throughout the 80s, but this one, released in 1991, is generally considered to be the quintessential retro-style…

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Film characters that reveal unexpected skills

Film characters that reveal unexpected skills

The characters that we see on screen are often blessed with many great attributes, including good looks, witty charm, and a knack for ending up in the right place at the right time. Aside from this, they often end up with many incredible skills and…

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The Different Categories of Classic UK Game Shows

The Different Categories of Classic UK Game Shows

The UK has produced some classic game shows over the years, and throughout the 80s and 90s in particular. I have spent many, many hours of my life fixated on that square box in the living room, pitting myself against the contestants that are playing in the…

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Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 3

Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 3

My original plan was to write a blog post every month to document my skateboard progression, but real life has gotten in the way of that. Gotten in the way of writing the blog posts, not in the way of skateboarding. So instead, here is…

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How the Infamous MIT Blackjack Team Defeated the Casino

How the Infamous MIT Blackjack Team Defeated the Casino

When we think of gambling, the first thing that comes to mind is that the house always wins. But a group of MIT students proved that the system has its flaws, and it can be beaten. Nowadays, casinos have evolved and adapted their technologies to…

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Atari Hotels Look Set to Celebrate the Past, Present and Future of Gaming

Atari Hotels Look Set to Celebrate the Past, Present and Future of Gaming

When it comes to discussing some of the key names involved in the incredible history of video gaming, Atari simply has to get a mention somewhere along the line. The company is regarded by many as a true icon of the industry and now the…

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Top Ten Nostalgia Smells

Top Ten Nostalgia Smells

They say that music and smell can be the best triggers of nostalgia. I find that to be absolutely true. You can check out my Top Ten Nostalgia Songs that I previously listed, but today I wanted to go through the smells that trigger memories…

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Things to watch out for when buying retro items on eBay

Things to watch out for when buying retro items on eBay

The internet is undoubtedly a great place for getting bargains. You can often get money off items if you buy them online instead of on the high street. Prices are often lower due to lower overheads and economies of scale. And If you look hard…

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Top Ten Nostalgia Songs

Top Ten Nostalgia Songs

I obviously quite like nostalgia. I run an 80s nostalgia website after all. I love when I get that warm, fuzzy feeling of nostalgia whenever something triggers a memory from my childhood. They say music and smells are the biggest triggers of memory. I will…

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