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If you love Panini stickers you have to watch this documentary ‘Stuck on You’

If you love Panini stickers you have to watch this documentary ‘Stuck on You’

A couple of days ago there was a documentary on ITV4 about Panini sticker albums. And I have to say, it was fantastic. From the time of writing it’s still available to watch online for about 28 days and it’s also being shown again next…

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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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Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 1

Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 1

So… I’ve decided to learn to skateboard in my 40s. That’s cool, right? It’s not going to hurt at all, right? We’ll see. It should definitely be a fun ride anyway. Skateboarding has been something that I’ve admired all my life, although I’ve never been…

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Raleigh Vektar Restoration – Part 1 – The arrival

Raleigh Vektar Restoration – Part 1 – The arrival

As of the time of writing this, I have few retro holy grails left. I have acquired or re-acquired a lot of the retro things from my youth that I had or that I had always wanted. Sure, I still have a list of Most…

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WWF sticker album

Name: WWF sticker album Publisher: Merlin Year: 1990 Country of origin: UK Category: Books, Comics, Mags Tags: stickers Notes: This is one of the best sticker albums I own. And it’s not a Panini one. It’s a Merlin publication. But the photographs in this one,…

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Care Bears sticker album

Name: Care Bears sticker album Publisher: Panini Year: 1985 Country of origin: USA Category: Books, Comics, Mags Tags: Panini, stickers Notes: There are so many good Panini sticker albums from back in the day, and this Care Bears one is no different. I didn’t personally…

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Pop Culture League – Shelfie

Pop Culture League – Shelfie

The League of Extraordinary Bloggers is back. I had just missed out on becoming a regular contributor to the series back when Brian at Cool & Collected stopped the previous incarnation. But now it’s back and it’s called the Pop Culture League. You can find…

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Building a Home Arcade Machine Part 15 – Printing and applying the vinyl

Building a Home Arcade Machine Part 15 – Printing and applying the vinyl

After making the artwork the next question was where to get the vinyl stickers printed. I was always thinking I was going to get the vinyl printed at GameOnGrafix.com in the US. They are arcade artwork specialists and everyone seems to use them. They’re also…

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Building a Home Arcade Machine Part 12 – Sanding and Painting

Building a Home Arcade Machine Part 12 – Sanding and Painting

The arcade machine was basically all built at this stage and I had to prepare it for painting. Before doing my research I would probably have just painted it there and then, after maybe giving it a quick sand down very roughly. But the more…

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Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

I recently discovered Invaluable.com, which is a great site for browsing items to add to your own retro collectibles and memorabilia, and it made me want to write a piece about some of my collections. My retro collection is pretty eclectic, I have to say….

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