1. You told your parents you were staying at a mate's house when you were actually moshing at XLs.
The fag smell always came out of your Punkyfish top with a bit of Impulse.
2. Although sometimes you mixed it up and went to Scruffy Murphy's.
3. But you were most likely to get served at The Flapper and Firkin, Birmingham's answer to idyllic canal-side drinking.
You'd nurse a Guinness for hours in an attempt to avoid the entry fee when the bands came on.