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Postby tilly » Wed 07 Sep, 2011 2:10 pm

cnosni wrote:
PC - Dublin wrote:
I can remember well doing my appallingly bad wannabe John Travolta, Saturday Night Fever gyrations there 1977 (ish). Looking back on it now it was a bit of a contradiction given that I used also go to the concerts at Leeds University and Poly at the same time for a very different type of music!! (The Jam, Boomtown Rats, Ian Dury and the Blockheads). PC


I am surprised that such a quiet and polite gentleman such as yourself undertook the above activities,tut tut.Wink

Me too cnosni not the same man we met a few months ago.He. He.
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Postby cnosni » Wed 07 Sep, 2011 3:15 pm

tilly wrote:
cnosni wrote:
PC - Dublin wrote:
I can remember well doing my appallingly bad wannabe John Travolta, Saturday Night Fever gyrations there 1977 (ish). Looking back on it now it was a bit of a contradiction given that I used also go to the concerts at Leeds University and Poly at the same time for a very different type of music!! (The Jam, Boomtown Rats, Ian Dury and the Blockheads). PC


I am surprised that such a quiet and polite gentleman such as yourself undertook the above activities,tut tut.Wink

Me too cnosni not the same man we met a few months ago.He. He.

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Postby PC - Dublin » Wed 07 Sep, 2011 3:49 pm

cnosni wrote:
tilly wrote:
cnosni wrote:
PC - Dublin wrote:
I can remember well doing my appallingly bad wannabe John Travolta, Saturday Night Fever gyrations there 1977 (ish). Looking back on it now it was a bit of a contradiction given that I used also go to the concerts at Leeds University and Poly at the same time for a very different type of music!! (The Jam, Boomtown Rats, Ian Dury and the Blockheads). PC


I am surprised that such a quiet and polite gentleman such as yourself undertook the above activities,tut tut.Wink

Me too cnosni not the same man we met a few months ago.He. He.

Clearly a man of many (hidden) depths


Now now tilly, I have the photographic evidence !!!!!
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Postby chameleon » Wed 07 Sep, 2011 11:01 pm

cnosni wrote:
tilly wrote:
cnosni wrote:
PC - Dublin wrote:
I can remember well doing my appallingly bad wannabe John Travolta, Saturday Night Fever gyrations there 1977 (ish). Looking back on it now it was a bit of a contradiction given that I used also go to the concerts at Leeds University and Poly at the same time for a very different type of music!! (The Jam, Boomtown Rats, Ian Dury and the Blockheads). PC


I am surprised that such a quiet and polite gentleman such as yourself undertook the above activities,tut tut.Wink

Me too cnosni not the same man we met a few months ago.He. He.

Clearly a man of many (hidden) depths



Oooh, so many very satisfying memories of an earlier life at Cinders - but I'd have to moderate most of 'em out even before postingCoolWink    

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Postby johnsy » Tue 27 Dec, 2011 6:44 pm

Saw Chris Crossley on Come Dine With Me yesterday and was sure he was 'Little Chris' from Cinderellas. I also used to regularly frequent Kikos at Pontefract when he was there in the early 70s and was surprised to see him working in a club in Burnley and a few years later in Josephine's in Sheffield. He'd always remember and accuse me of stalking him (as if!). In Josephine's he'd offer a bottle of (cheap) bubbly to girls on hen nights who's let him fit a garter on their legs (trying to fit them as far up as they'd let him!).

Was sure it was him as soon as I heard the name and saw his diminutive frame, even after all this time (early/mid '70s!), so decided to Google him and found this site!

Kikos was also where the John Godber play 'Bouncers' was based, if you've seen it. Things weren't that bad when I went on a Saturday night, but the play was set a little later, probably late 70s/early 80s up to it being closed.
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Postby Geordie-exile » Tue 27 Dec, 2011 6:51 pm

I thought I recognised the bloke on Come Dine but I couldn't remember where from.

Since I didn't really frequent Cinderella's, only went once or twice, would I have seen him at any other venue?
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Postby Steve266 » Wed 08 Jan, 2014 3:50 pm

Hi new to this lark so be gentle with me
Cinderella's remember you had to que out side to get in, then go up stairs, No Rockerfella's in thoses days. Bouncer was an extra on one of the bond films then when you got inside10 shillings and sixpence for a beer but you were one of the beautiful people

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Postby Geordie-exile » Wed 08 Jan, 2014 11:23 pm

10/6 for a beer? Well, decimal currency came in in 1971 and I believe a pint in a normal pub was about 2/6 to 3s at that time, so surely not four times as much?
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Postby tyke bhoy » Thu 09 Jan, 2014 10:52 am

Geordie-exile wrote:
10/6 for a beer? Well, decimal currency came in in 1971 and I believe a pint in a normal pub was about 2/6 to 3s at that time, so surely not four times as much?

Geordie he may mean 10 shillings in and the 6old pence (2.5p) a pint although that too doesn't ring all that true because even for cheap beer would you pay the equivalent of 20pints to get in to buy it. Agreed on the pricing though as decimilisation was 10 years before I could legally buy a pint and I am pretty certain it was 3-4 years after that before I paid £1 a pint.    
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Postby geoffb » Thu 09 Jan, 2014 2:35 pm

tyke bhoy wrote:
Geordie-exile wrote:
10/6 for a beer? Well, decimal currency came in in 1971 and I believe a pint in a normal pub was about 2/6 to 3s at that time, so surely not four times as much?

Geordie he may mean 10 shillings in and the 6old pence (2.5p) a pint although that too doesn't ring all that true because even for cheap beer would you pay the equivalent of 20pints to get in to buy it. Agreed on the pricing though as decimilisation was 10 years before I could legally buy a pint and I am pretty certain it was 3-4 years after that before I paid £1 a pint.    


It was 2/6 for a pint of DD in the Mecca, then it increased to 15p the weekend after decimalisation, robbing gits. I thought Cinderellas opened after this around 1972

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