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how old were you? how far back does your memory go?
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how old were you? how far back does your memory go?
I remember being in my cot and crying because my twin could climb out of hers and I couldn't. Think we were in "big" beds by the time we were 18 months/2 years.

Also being walked in a pram by my gran, probably around the same age.
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Last thing i remember was my mother and father dressing me up in a "JR" outfit when i was 3 and taking me to southend on sea! Cowboy hat and all....

I am still traumatised by the whole thing!

Oh the outfit in the avatar was just as bad........

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Last thing i remember was my mother and father dressing me up in a "JR" outfit when i was 3 and taking me to southend on sea! Cowboy hat and all....

I am still traumatised by the whole thing!

Oh the outfit in the avatar was just as bad........
he he he, I can remember taking my Brother to some theme park and he was terrified of Rupert the Bear!! earliest memory I think was when I was about three and we were at a friends place, and I vomitted!
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I think my first memory is when i got lost at Blackpool beach.

I think i was about 3 and i lost my family and i seen this guy i thought was my dad (he had the same t-shirt as my dad) and i ran up to him and cuddled him! The guy started laughing and there was a big group of people with him and they were all laughing. I realised it wasn't my dad and i ran away, devastated.

I don't remember anything else about it and no one can say if this did happen.
I'm not even sure if this is a memory or a dream. Do you know what i mean?

My poor mam must have been frantic! She says i went to fill my pail at the water tap just beside them and they turned round and i had gone. Some lady helped me find them in the end but they say i was miles away.

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Last thing i remember was my mother and father dressing me up in a "JR" outfit when i was 3 and taking me to southend on sea! Cowboy hat and all....

I am still traumatised by the whole thing!

Oh the outfit in the avatar was just as bad........
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I think my first memory is when i got lost at Blackpool beach.

I think i was about 3 and i lost my family and i seen this guy i thought was my dad (he had the same t-shirt as my dad) and i ran up to him and cuddled him! The guy started laughing and there was a big group of people with him and they were all laughing. I realised it wasn't my dad and i ran away, devastated.

I don't remember anything else about it and no one can say if this did happen.
I'm not even sure if this is a memory or a dream. Do you know what i mean?

My poor mam must have been frantic! She says i went to fill my pail at the water tap just beside them and they turned round and i had gone. Some lady helped me find them in the end but they say i was miles away.

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I hope 18 month olds can't remember things!! I 'lost' Mitten in IBN Battuta, absolute nightmare situation for any Mother to be in. I tried to keep calm but inside I was falling to bits. You need ten pairs of eyes when you have a toddler I can tell you.
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At about 3 or 4, we were living in Germany and deciding to strip off complete and run around outside our block of flats seemed a good idea.

I might try it later.
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I hope 18 month olds can't remember things!! I 'lost' Mitten in IBN Battuta, absolute nightmare situation for any Mother to be in. I tried to keep calm but inside I was falling to bits. You need ten pairs of eyes when you have a toddler I can tell you.
Whata nightmare!

Well my memory doesn't go back that far! So hopefully not.
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At about 3 or 4, we were living in Germany and deciding to strip off complete and run around outside our block of flats seemed a good idea.

I might try it later.
Thats funny!

My friend took her little boy to a play gym, she was busy chatting to friends and she turned round and her little boy was running and dancing around with not a stitch on! She was mortified but we thought it was hilarious!
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At about 3 or 4, we were living in Germany and deciding to strip off complete and run around outside our block of flats seemed a good idea.

I might try it later.
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i remember meeting Jock Stein as a little boy...
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I hope 18 month olds can't remember things!! I 'lost' Mitten in IBN Battuta, absolute nightmare situation for any Mother to be in. I tried to keep calm but inside I was falling to bits. You need ten pairs of eyes when you have a toddler I can tell you.
I remember playing in Gladstone park in North West London, with my parents, I must have been about 5 or 6 and my parents had walked a little further away from me and i had got a little left behind, then a guy whistled over to me from some bushes.....for some reason i stayed away from him but he bellowed me into the bushes asking me if i wanted a ciggy, i remember it as clear as anything, i just laughed and ran back to my mum and dad.....

Scary when i think about it now!
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I remember playing in Gladstone park in North West London, with my parents, I must have been about 5 or 6 and my parents had walked a little further away from me and i had got a little left behind, then a guy whistled over to me from some bushes.....for some reason i stayed away from him but he bellowed me into the bushes asking me if i wanted a ciggy, i remember it as clear as anything, i just laughed and ran back to my mum and dad.....

Scary when i think about it now!
really scarey!! I am watching Wire in the Blood at the minute and the episode I am on about a child who has been kidnapped
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Minus 1 minute....it was eerie - I was going down some sort of tube and got stuck for up to about 30 seconds...then I saw the light ! A doctor smacked me and told not to go up there again !

Really though, about 3 and a bit...waving to a man in a lorry. Found out in later years from my mum that the driver was shouting at me to get off the road !
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Aged about 4yo and was playing chase at Dr Barnardos Childrens Home in Plymouth with a girl visitor, who eventually became my adoptive sister. Not the best start though coz the resident doggy thought she was attacking me and bit her.
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