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Porn ‘the only 1970s technology that turned out well’

A government think-tank set up to review technological advances has declared that almost all technologies for which great predictions were made in the 1970s – such as flying cars and robot butlers – have been disappointments, with the sole exception of pornography.

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Posted: Oct 22nd, 2014
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Sid James sex pest trial jury returns verdict of ‘Oooh, saucy!’

er, carry on...The jury has sensationally decided that ‘that was how it was in them days’ and that no further action should be taken.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2014
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1970s music fingered in abuse allegations

‘Some of these songs have been used at Guantanamo Bay to torture prisoners. It’s chilling to think that Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep and Tie a Yellow Ribbon were initially tested on British teenagers, whose immune systems were already weakened by Findus Crispy Pancakes and cauliflower cheese.’

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Posted: Jul 5th, 2014
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Man unable to believe he wasn’t interfered with in the 1970s

Nigel Coggins, a 52-year-old office worker from Rainham, has told of his turmoil at trying to deal with the fact that he managed to live out his childhood years and survive the ‘dirty decade’ completely unfiddled-with by hands other than his own.

‘I was a normal kid just like any other. I walked to school alone from age five, I played out for hours on end until it got dark and went on many adventures with my friends. And not once did I encounter a sexual predator. I look back now and wonder how the hell I did it,’ said the father-of-two in disbelief.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2014
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Harriet Harman ‘deeply regrets’ 1970s hairstyle

In a statement which stopped short of an apology, Harriet Harman has expressed ‘regret’ for allowing a 1970s hairdresser to interfere with her hair.

‘With the benefit of hindsight, I think we can all see that this was a mistake’, she told journalists. ‘But these people infiltrated left-wing politics at the highest levels – just take a look at Arthur Scargill.

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Posted: Feb 27th, 2014
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