The most exciting book at Christmas
Don’t reckon I have the arm strength
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
Wonder if in the future we’ll laminate the death of the Argos Catalogue
Oh yeah, I used to do this. Definitely used to. Absolutely in the past oh yes
You reckon there’s some sadsack who has collected them annually for like 21392 years or whatever?
10000% and i wish i were that sadsack
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!
Basically just stared at the toys for hours.
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
I went through the argos catalogue yeah of course, but one thing off every page? then what?
Dremel multi-drill for Christmas
Still really want one of those
Then you’ve had a nice time looking at things.
under 12 - argos catalogue obssessive
around 12 and over - new catalogue interests. it’s the best we had in those days