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    • Angellore
    • By Angellore 23rd Jan 14, 5:26 PM
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    What products do you miss?
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    • 23rd Jan 14, 5:26 PM
    What products do you miss? 23rd Jan 14 at 5:26 PM
    I was wondering if there were any products you just can't get anymore and you miss? Maybe they don't make them anymore, or you just can't find them - other people might be able to tell you where you can. Could be anything - food, cleaning products, whatever.

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    • kboss2010
    • By kboss2010 7th Sep 16, 10:13 PM
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    kboss2010
    Herbal essences spray hair gel.

    The most fantastic-smelling stuff to use for dance shows and ballet exams instead of that cheap, nasty neon hair gel stuff in a tub that you get in barber shops!
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    • Butterfly Brain
    • By Butterfly Brain 9th Sep 16, 8:56 PM
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    Butterfly Brain
    Soap flakes. We've just found out that the one firm in England that was making them has stopped production for good ...
    Originally posted by Si Clist
    Dri-pak used to do them but only do liquid soap flakes

    I have see boxes of soap flakes going for over 250 a box on line I have still got a couple of boxes that I use for woolies. Maybe I should sell what I have at that price
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    • Ballymackeonan
    • By Ballymackeonan 10th Sep 16, 9:09 AM
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    Ballymackeonan
    From the 60s - Birds Eye frozen chocolate mousse. An occasional treat, not defrosted but eaten straight from the freezer as a super-indulgent chocolate icecream!

    Plus my granny's gas-fired cast iron griddle - pre-war (if not older). When she came to live with us the griddle came too, and as she was a baker or a cook-housekeeper all her working life there was a constant supply of fresh soda bread! Bought from a shop, or even made in the oven, never tasted quite the same.....
    • Mohawk
    • By Mohawk 10th Sep 16, 9:19 AM
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    Mohawk
    Not at all money saving, so my wallet (and waist) are thrilled, but I loved the raspberry and white & plain chocolate biscuits M&S used to sell. They also used to do a lemon meringue biscuit which not enough other people liked.
    • katkin
    • By katkin 10th Sep 16, 9:55 AM
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    katkin
    I miss my Clarins habit. Far too expensive so moved onto Olay 7 effects stuff, still pricey. So I'm now using coconut oil and super drugs own brand serum and moistisers. Under 2 a bottle, lasts for ages too!
    • mardatha
    • By mardatha 10th Sep 16, 10:39 AM
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    mardatha
    Cremola foam!
    • katkin
    • By katkin 10th Sep 16, 10:50 AM
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    katkin
    Mint cracknel!

    I'm showing my age here haha
    • Drinda
    • By Drinda 5th Aug 18, 4:23 PM
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    Drinda
    Drinda
    I have tried for so long to find Old fashioned Mansion polish as all the sprays Do not smell that nice and leave sears that take a lot of elbow grease to rub off.
    I do hope someone knows where I can get it.
    Thanks Drinda (80 + just in case you think I am old fashioned.)
    • Mr_Singleton
    • By Mr_Singleton 5th Aug 18, 4:33 PM
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    Mr_Singleton
    Banjo chocolate bars
    • monnagran
    • By monnagran 5th Aug 18, 5:01 PM
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    monnagran
    Savlon Dry Spray.
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    • mardatha
    • By mardatha 5th Aug 18, 6:14 PM
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    mardatha
    Proper pink Germolene.
    • Primrose
    • By Primrose 5th Aug 18, 6:18 PM
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    Primrose
    Horlick s tablets. The used to come nicely packed in a metal tin.
    And Pan Yan pickle, although I may have mentioned this one before.
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    Three wishes soap.
    • wondercollie
    • By wondercollie 5th Aug 18, 8:54 PM
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    wondercollie
    White pantyhose/tights!

    Where the hades did they go? I need them for work. I've got six unopened pairs and six years to retirement. I'd better be careful and not run them.
    • monnagran
    • By monnagran 5th Aug 18, 9:10 PM
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    monnagran
    Frozen lemon mousse. Came in a block like ice cream. Mixed up with a crushed Crunchie bar it was a winner.
    I believe that friends are quiet angels
    Who lift us to our feet when our wings
    Have trouble remembering how to fly.
    • Brambleberry
    • By Brambleberry 5th Aug 18, 9:29 PM
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    Brambleberry
    Savlon Dry Spray.
    Originally posted by monnagran
    Proper yellow savlon solution, it doesn't smell right any more.

    The answer to all ills, bites, cuts and scrapes in my childhood was a savlon bath, but often pronounced to rhyme with "Avalon"
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    • MRSTITTLEMOUSE
    • By MRSTITTLEMOUSE 6th Aug 18, 6:37 AM
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    MRSTITTLEMOUSE
    Cremola foam!
    Originally posted by mardatha
    you took the words right out my mouth mardatha. I used to love this when I was a child. Have no idea what was in it but it was a childhood treat.
    • MRSTITTLEMOUSE
    • By MRSTITTLEMOUSE 6th Aug 18, 6:46 AM
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    MRSTITTLEMOUSE
    Horlick s tablets. The used to come nicely packed in a metal tin.
    And Pan Yan pickle, although I may have mentioned this one before.
    Originally posted by Primrose
    I loved horlicks tablets. They would stick to your teeth for ages afterwards though. They were also my main craving when I was pregnant with my first child. I ate nothing else for months.I had a very healthy baby afterwards I might add
    • skintmumof3
    • By skintmumof3 6th Aug 18, 6:02 PM
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    skintmumof3
    Cool whip....it was a frozen type of instant whip and was delicious.......
    • wondercollie
    • By wondercollie 6th Aug 18, 11:31 PM
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    wondercollie
    Cool whip....it was a frozen type of instant whip and was delicious.......
    Originally posted by skintmumof3

    Still available in North America. It's a personal taste thing. It's used a non-dairy alternative to whipped cream.
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