22 thoughts on “Children in Newcastle upon Tyne’s West End play on piled-up mattresses. England, 1981.

  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    WTF is that demon spawn in the lower left?!

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Perfect example of “you seeing this shit, man?” from famed dummy Anton Dec in the bottom left there.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    why does this look like a photo of the blitz evacuation or something? I was born one year after this in Stoke and my childhood photos have a way more ‘80s feel.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    I wonder how many non-Brits know what a Geordie accent sounds like or if they’d be able to understand these kids.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Pardon me while that dummy sucks my soul out of my body

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    There is always that weird creepy dude walking up to bunch of kids trying to be cool.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    And soon all of them will be murdered in their sleep y that insane puppet in the bottom left

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    That fucking doll

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    is that jon gruden ?

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    West End? Hate to think what the East End’s like.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Are used to do this as a kid my brothers and my next-door neighbor used to play a game called “stunt man” and we would pull a mattress rate outside of the fire place to jump off the roof and see if we can do the crazies landings

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Chucky!

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Is that Chuckie bottom left? Happy Halloween

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    That doll on the bottom left WTF

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Yeah this was us growing up, the houses were all being modernised with indoor bathrooms and central heating. After school we used to go out and play in the buildings being improved. Crazy stuff.
    don”t remember the little fella though!

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Yikes that doesn’t look safe at all.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Willie Tyler and Lester approve of mattress fun!

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    ‘81, Haha…why does this picture look like it was taken 40 years ago?

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Get Carter vibes.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    Yeah, baby!

    I get a big kick out of today’s video game parkour warriors.

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    oh it’s a fucking ventriloquist doll hahahahahahaha

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  • October 19, 2021 at 1:24 pm
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    is that ray romano ?

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