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15-11-2019, 00:04   #31
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My idea of heaven as we only had a visiting library one evening a week was a library that opened every day.

A neighbour's child had a whole bookcase filled with wonderful books. And once when she had a birthday party and I was anticipating a good read, I arrived to find the settee firmly blocking the bookcase and was told " so that you will join i the games and not read all the time." Need an emoticon for tears..

I have not changed; still rarely or never enough books! My heaven was the charity shops and a bagful from there!

Seeds sown in childhood..
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I really wanted a dolls house I never got one I was promised a cousins one but that never happened !
I have two girls now and they have one each I got great pleasure in buying them for their birthdays!
Their little brother likes to play with them now he loves the little furniture and puts all the little people to bed.
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I also wanted a chemistry set and got it and when my mother realised it was real glass she said it's broke. And returned it to the shop. I was Devo
She said those tubes were broken I had to return it!
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15-11-2019, 00:11   #34
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Sky Sports. All I ever wanted to do was watch copious amounts of sport on Television. Now I do and I don't have to pay them a penny for it.
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15-11-2019, 00:37   #36
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I dreamed of getting a 10 colour biro, my dreams came true on a holiday in Ballybunion. Some b1tch robbed it when I went back to school

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Military grade Walkie Talkies

Mobile Phones weren't a thing then so the idea of communicating with your friend, who lived a couple of housing estates away, was thrilling.

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I always wanted a worm farm but didnt want to be greedy so asked Santa for an empty jampot. Imagine my disgust when he brought me a doll and pram
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15-11-2019, 01:04   #39
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Originally Posted by Katherine Long Newcomer View Post
I always wanted an electric train set but it was never to be.
I had one of these but unfortunately the whole house was carpeted so it never worked properly haha.

I wanted a Furby, alas...
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