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Started by halfnelson on Oct 13, 2018 7:26:31 PM
Things that seemed really sophisticated/classy when you were younger

Chicken Kiev

Faux-leather cases for video cassettes that looked like books

Imperial Leather soap

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Shadrack22 - 13 Oct 2018 19:50:53 (#1 of 1023)

Mirrored ceilings

Waterbeds

Silver spoons with heraldic crests for handles (as advertised in the Radio Times in the 1970s)

Antimatter - 13 Oct 2018 19:52:34 (#2 of 1023)

Bungalows.

Sliding glass doors.

Copper saucepans.

Milk jugs.

RosyLovelady - 13 Oct 2018 19:53:05 (#3 of 1023)

Tooled leather cover for the week's Radio Times.

Cavewoman - 13 Oct 2018 19:53:54 (#4 of 1023)

Babycham! (I was 9.)

thisonehasalittlehat - 13 Oct 2018 19:55:00 (#5 of 1023)

The internet.

TRaney - 13 Oct 2018 19:55:26 (#6 of 1023)

Mirrored ceilings

Waterbeds

Jacqueline Bisset covered only by black satin sheets Shadrack?

RosyLovelady - 13 Oct 2018 19:55:47 (#7 of 1023)

Sitting in anything but the next-to-cheapest seats at the Philharmonic hall, or the Playhouse, or any cinema.

thisonehasalittlehat - 13 Oct 2018 19:56:09 (#8 of 1023)

Satin is a horrible material to use for sheets.

FleurDuMal - 13 Oct 2018 19:56:32 (#9 of 1023)

Badedas bubble bath.

Cavewoman - 13 Oct 2018 19:57:57 (#10 of 1023)

Yes! Although once I'd smelled it I did start wondering whether the Emperor's new clothes syndrome was operating. Vile stuff.

phantlers - 13 Oct 2018 20:00:50 (#11 of 1023)

Sobranie black Russian cigarettes

anything on a cocktail stick

popstar7 - 13 Oct 2018 20:04:40 (#12 of 1023)

The annual PFA awards dinner.

Delighted_User - 13 Oct 2018 20:07:59 (#13 of 1023)

"Sobranie black Russian cigarettes"

Bugger. I had a bet with myself that would turn up before the thread hit 10 posts.

mingmong - 13 Oct 2018 20:09:33 (#14 of 1023)

Close fitting carpets. I was particularly impressed by a lift I went in once that had carpet covering the walls

I pointed this out to my dad, who laughed unpleasantly and made some joke about padded cells

Snarlygog - 13 Oct 2018 20:12:17 (#15 of 1023)

Avocado bath suite.

TRaney - 13 Oct 2018 20:14:16 (#16 of 1023)

Duvets

diomu_II - 13 Oct 2018 20:14:53 (#17 of 1023)

Velvet bow ties

TRaney - 13 Oct 2018 20:16:20 (#18 of 1023)

Nescafé Gold Blend

RosyLovelady - 13 Oct 2018 20:17:08 (#19 of 1023)

Central heating

phantlers - 13 Oct 2018 20:19:25 (#20 of 1023)

...and double glazing.

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