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amuesment arcade in king st wigan

Started by: crazynan (7)

how many out there remember it do you have good memries about the good time,s or bad time.s do you remember any of the staff what worked ther. does anyone remember johnny flip love to know how everyone is or whot they or doing now date,s between 1977 to 1988

Started: 7th Mar 2007 at 20:35

Posted by: brian (838)

Johnny Flips, who can forget? Nowty little chap always throwing people out for hitting/jipping the bandits. lol.

Replied: 7th Mar 2007 at 23:34

Posted by: fred rosbottom (1930) 

Hi crazynan,
Yes I remember the arcade in King Street, a friend of mine worked there, her name was Margaret, she had blonde hair, she and her husband used to have a drink with my wife and I in the pub I think it was called the Brittania on the Bridge over the canal, I think her Father was the Landlord.

Replied: 9th Mar 2007 at 08:49

Posted by: oscardog (262)

Oh i remember johnny flippers, nudging the machines to get more credits and alarms going off, it was fantastic, that table at front where you got ye change and a woman with long hair fag in hand who used fot serve ye.

Replied: 9th Mar 2007 at 18:10

Posted by: truckerdave (2337) 

I used to wack school and spend my dinner money on the roll a penny machine, then go and nick toffee's out of woolworths when I was hungry ha ha the good old day's

Replied: 9th Mar 2007 at 22:51

Posted by: gary1964 (3944) 

i remember johnny flips in kings street i used to go in there in the late 1070s when i was a skinhead

Replied: 15th Mar 2007 at 16:01

Posted by: klunk yed (465) 

What about STARBURST NOW THAT WAS THE PLACE.

Replied: 15th Mar 2007 at 17:27

 

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