Yes.It was always the same few people who shat themselves. I can only think tried it out once and decided that they liked the feeling. There was one such guy at my primary school, whose surname was Hislop. He inevitably became known to all as 'Hiss-plop'. Perhaps he still is.
I am sure that was taken from the top of The Newcastle Keep ( Black Gate ? ) ... a great place to visit when I was a boy ... in shorts of course and socks de rigueur for the time ... one up one down ... used to get a train , not a Metro , from Tynemouth which I am sure terminated in Newcastle Central Station .
I'd reply, "No sh¡t, Sherlock" but it may be considered inappropriate .Yes.
The same kids are now in VERY minority appeal 'home videos'.
My neighbour's kid in the early 80s had a 'problem'. he was about 8. And regularly shat his pants. At school.
His parents took him to a doctor/psychiatrist who suggested it was very disturbing, and would lead to some serious problems in later life.
Pah ! make your own..........I remember cheap fireworks.
Something like six bangers for a shilling.
Looked at a box of fireworks in the supermarket yesterday. £49.99!
How are kids supposed to blind and maim themselves if the means are well beyond their available cash.
Today I found we've had another donation. Fifty comics with cover prices from 10p upwards. On sale at £1 each. I have been allowed to put the box aside.
They seem to have developed over the years but are instantly recognisable to those of a certain generation.My mind is boggling at the industry behind these. Someone had to write the stories, then the graphics were all hand drawn - they must have had dozens of illustrators. Then the printing.
Regarding illustrators - can you identify different styles in the books? I never looked too closely, but my memory is they were all an identical "house style", which seems unlikely.
I remember them priced 1/-.Photo above shows "p", but I do remember these in pre-decimal days, late 1960's.
All 2p coins struck between 1971 and 1981 included the words 'NEW PENCE' as part of their reverse. In 1982 and in subsequent years the words 'NEW PENCE' were replaced with the word 'TWO PENCE'. However, in 1983 a small number of 2p coins were mistakenly struck with the wording 'NEW PENCE' on the reverse.I remember them priced 1/-.
None at the that price in this bundle though the earliest are 10p but could be from the mid 1970s. Decimal currency came in in 1971 but many things carried old and new prices, or were marked 'new pence' until quite late in the decade.
Yes, I am sad...