Memorable stuff from your formative years

Lion and Thunder comics/annuals. Still got the 1973 Lion Annual. my little lad loves it.
Sherbert flying saucers, 4 for 1p, telling the newsagent i only wanted to buy one and could he change a 1/2p.
 

BratMedic

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Complemented by that classic exchange in the "Goon Show":

Eccles: "What did you get for Christmas, Bluebottle?"

Bluebottle: "I got a Junior Smoker's Kit complete with toffee ashtray and liquorish dog-ends"...
 

JoeCivvie

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I can't find a photo, but there was a sweet/chocolate-type thing called a Knickerbocker Glory - a tiny plastic cup with the most gorgeous chocolaty thing inside. It came with a little spoon on the side which you had to snap off.

The spoon was too wide to reach in to the bottom of the cup so you always wasted quite a bit.

And a bit later...

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Joe, did they have a round pink Bubbly in 'em as well?
 

BratMedic

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Cough, wheeze.
 

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