RIP Argos Catalogue

The most exciting book at Christmas

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Don’t reckon I have the arm strength

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Came here to make a Geoff Capes reference

  • I used to do the thing as a child where I went through the Argos catalogue and picked one thing on every page
  • I did not do this

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Wonder if in the future we’ll laminate the death of the Argos Catalogue

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Oh yeah, I used to do this. Definitely used to. Absolutely in the past oh yes

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You reckon there’s some sadsack who has collected them annually for like 21392 years or whatever?

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10000% and i wish i were that sadsack

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Used to play an Argos raffle type game with my brother. Just picked a random page number and item number and that was what you “won”. Hours of boring fun!

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Basically just stared at the toys for hours.

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Love this.

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Always wondered if there was some kind of money making enterprise that could be made using free Argos catalogues. Papier mache perhaps?

Publish a scrap book

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I went through the argos catalogue yeah of course, but one thing off every page? then what?

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Dremel multi-drill for Christmas

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Still really want one of those

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Then you’ve had a nice time looking at things.

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the old ones are all online look


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under 12 - argos catalogue obssessive
around 12 and over - new catalogue interests. it’s the best we had in those days

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guess the year

  • 1990
  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996

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