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14 Feb
12:16pm, 14 Feb 2020
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♪♫ Synge ♪♫
And beer was only a pound a pint ...
14 Feb
12:22pm, 14 Feb 2020
30525 posts
Old Croc
Alas I do remember that Synge!
14 Feb
12:29pm, 14 Feb 2020
2458 posts
Fellrunning
And petrol was 3/6 a gallon...
14 Feb
7:14pm, 14 Feb 2020
11065 posts
Ness
LOL ... *shakes head and wanders away from thread* I am too young to know of these things of which you speak! (I wish! 😜😂)
17 Feb
3:12pm, 17 Feb 2020
34188 posts
HappyG(rrr)
50p a pint in my student union. I must be older than Croc n Synge! :-) G
17 Feb
3:14pm, 17 Feb 2020
30527 posts
Old Croc
about same age going by that Happy
17 Feb
3:22pm, 17 Feb 2020
34192 posts
HappyG(rrr)
£1 was for a class cocktail e.g. a Purple Nastie - half lager, half cider (i.e. snakebite) plus backcurrant (i.e. Snakebite + Black) plus...
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... a shot of Pernod = Purple Nastie.

Yes, it was as bad on the way back as it was on the way down. We had a very colourful student union. :-) G
17 Feb
3:28pm, 17 Feb 2020
311 posts
ageingtractor
I can remember paying 2s 6d for a pint in a pub. God I must be old............
17 Feb
3:37pm, 17 Feb 2020
23024 posts
Maclennane
you old gits. Beer was £1.75 a pint when I started. or 2.25 guilders for one of those little ones they have in Holland. Nearly wrote "Dutch flute" but I'm pretty sure that's in the Urban Dictionary
17 Feb
3:43pm, 17 Feb 2020
23373 posts
fetcheveryone
£1.39 at The Maesycwmmer Inn :-)

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