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How to find and buy vintage watches

How to find and buy vintage watches

Whether you want to make a good investment or are looking for a specific timepiece, there are many places to buy vintage watches. The internet has made it easier than ever to find vintage watches from the most famous manufacturers. Buying a watch from an…

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Top Ten 80s Watches

Top Ten 80s Watches

This post is in response to the Pop Culture League’s Challenge on Listicular Fortitude. I’m a big fan of watches of all kinds. I’m still stunned that people can make those tiny intricate mechanisms in analogue watches now, let alone over 100 years ago. But…

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How the internet has changed over the years

How the internet has changed over the years

My earliest exposure to the internet (not the world wide web) was through the 1983 film WarGames. This film has steadfastly become my favourite film over the years, mainly due to the sheer excitement it caused me when I first watched the character of David…

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This 1984 Toymaster Christmas catalogue is jam packed with awesomeness

This 1984 Toymaster Christmas catalogue is jam packed with awesomeness

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love a good catalogue. Particularly a toy catalogue and especially a Christmas toy catalogue. I’ve got possibly the biggest online collection, and one of the biggest physical collections, of Argos catalogues. I just love them. I think old…

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Some of the best retro toys and gadgets for road trips

Some of the best retro toys and gadgets for road trips

I love a good road trip. The feeling of freedom from the open road. The hours watching the world go by. The excitement of travelling towards a new destination. There really is something cool to me about a journey where you are in control of…

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5 Vintage Movies that Predicted the Future of Technology Accurately

5 Vintage Movies that Predicted the Future of Technology Accurately

Sci-fi is undoubtedly one of the most popular movie genres out there. It’s loved widely by moviegoers from all across the world. There is nothing like watching a sci-fi movie on a big screen that opens your mind to the endless technological possibilities and is…

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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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The Best Retro Mobile Apps

The Best Retro Mobile Apps

Where would we be without our trusty smartphones, eh? These little devices that we carry about everywhere with us have begun to rule our lives and offer us every little service that we could possibly want. There are apps to do everything you could possibly…

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Fast Five

Fast Five

My deep dive rewatch of the #FastandFuriverse continues and now we’re on to the big guns. I remember Fast Five being the film that made me really sit up and take notice of just how big and awesome this franchise had become. I think it…

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I could spend hours browsing this Swatch website

I could spend hours browsing this Swatch website

Not many things scream the 80s more than Swatch watches. They were cool, they were crazy, they had bright colours, but they were also a really decent watch. Boys and girls both liked them. My only issue was that I really loved digital watches. I…

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