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    27 Things You'll Only Understand If You Grew Up In Glasgow

    The Time Capsule was the place to be.

    1. Having a birthday party at Little Marco's was pure dead brilliant.

    2. But if you had a party at the Time Capsule, you instantly became a class legend.

    3. Clyde 1 is the world's greatest radio station.

    4. And Tiger Tim was the best of the best.

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    A god among men (as far as Scottish disc jockeys go).

    5. New Lanark was one of the most boring school trips ever.

    6. Whereas the People's Palace was one of the best.

    7. This is the best alcoholic beverage known to man.

    8. Taking your empty ginger bottles to the van to get some swedgers was a daily ritual.

    9. Going to M&D's was the highlight of your summer.

    10. Chewin' The Fat was the greatest TV show in recorded history.

    11. And you used this efficient method to bring the new kid at school up to speed.

    12. Swear words can be used interchangeably as both insults and terms of endearment.

    13. Bonfire Night meant going to the Green for the carnival, toffee apples, and (of course) the fireworks.

    14. And the Irn-Bru Carnival was an essential Christmas tradition.

    15. All your favourite popstars only played here so you had to beg and plead with your parents to take you.

    16. That excitement you felt whenever you saw the Barrowland Ballroom sign lit up.

    17. And that screaming this over and over was the only way to truly enjoy a gig.

    18. Going to the Barras was a fun weekly family tradition, despite being a wee bit jakey.

    19. That grown-up feeling you had when you started "gaun tae the dancin'".

    20. That the only way to end a wee Saturday night session at the Garage was with a visit to Mr Chips.

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    Pommes Frites just doesn't have that same "greasy chips and cheese" vibe.

    21. Saturday trips to the "pictures" meant arguing with your pals over the Odeon vs. UGC (Cineworld).

    22. And this is the place your pal played that one time when he was in that mad band.

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    Before they covered the window, you always caught a lovely view of the drummer's backside when nipping outside for a fag.

    23. Tunnock's Teacakes are little bites of heaven wrapped in foil.

    24. The sound of the Hampden roar never fails to give you goosebumps.

    25. Going to Millport for the day was considered a proper holiday.

    26. The view over the Kingston Bridge is always an amazing sight, no matter how often you cross it.

    27. And Irn-Bru sorbet from Coia's Cafe was the best way to round off a trip into town.

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