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The shirt/no buttons thing is not necessarily wrong. You can get shirts where the buttons are hidden in a sort of 'sandwich' effect with material covering them. I think I've even had one in the past.

The barrel could be a planter for flowers rather than a water butt.

Several of the chimneys [5] look anomalous. They're normally found in the middle of roofs [rooves?] so several fireplaces can feed into them, not at the end of houses.

The down pipe with no barrel looks like it's going straight into a drain so not necessarily anomalous.
 

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My mate's a Buddhist, he was worried this video shows fake monks .. probably not IMO because the 14th Dalia Lama was a Beastie Boys fan ..

https://dalailama80.org/day-57/
No reason to think they have to be fake. If they do it because they enjoy it and it causes no harm it's fine. When you start training and ordaining at age 10 you can't avoid this kind of fun. I know a major traditional zen master who does African drumming and likes to salsa.
 

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This is brilliant and will appeal to anyone of a certain age (or still a kid at heart)...

Thunderbirds 1965 (Video from 2016)

Behind the scenes on Thunderbirds 1965: a project to produce three new episodes of the classic television show Thunderbirds - exactly the way it was done in the 60s!


Now possibly becoming a reality due to Kickstarter!
THUNDERBIRDS 1965 on Kickstarter
 

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The shirt/no buttons thing is not necessarily wrong. You can get shirts where the buttons are hidden in a sort of 'sandwich' effect with material covering them. I think I've even had one in the past...
It is called a concealed placket. I only know that because one of my lockdown projects has been really getting to grips with my tricked out Janome 525S hog.

I, I just took a ride
On a sewing machine
And I'm still feeling mean...
 

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It is called a concealed placket ...
Yes, yes, I know concealed buttons are a known thing. I've worn shirts (smocks; tunics ...) that had them.

The point here would be ... Were they a common feature on boys' shirts during the era the puzzle was created?
 

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Japanese Indie-pop twenty-four hours a day:

 

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It is called a concealed placket. I only know that because one of my lockdown projects has been really getting to grips with my tricked out Janome 525S hog.

I, I just took a ride
On a sewing machine
And I'm still feeling mean...
I generally keep my placket concealed, & certainly on a first meeting.
 

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Time for this one again .. r-r-r-rewind! (especially for Fridesy)

 

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Apparently from an old Batman comic [1970]:
Can you imagine anyone thinking, "I'm interested in pollution and astrology, but I don't want to read about black people!"
Actually there's a couple on here that would fit that. Possibly "lack" of pollution though.
 
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Not a bad price. They do make for a unique talking point!
You can see “masks” of Burke and Hare free over a good pint at the White Hart Inn in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket:





I can also recommend the “spec it yourself” pizza at Mamma’s nearby ( l invented haggis & mussel: recommended!)

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There seems to be a bit of a backlash against the kids-cult status of the Goonies, but I was a big fan of the film when I was young and if it were on now, I'd happily postpone bedtime by another couple of hours and watch it yet again.

Anyway, a cast reunion here yesterday--almost as complete as possible without necromancy:

 

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There seems to be a bit of a backlash against the kids-cult status of the Goonies, but I was a big fan of the film when I was young and if it were on now, I'd happily postpone bedtime by another couple of hours and watch it yet again.

Anyway, a cast reunion here yesterday--almost as complete as possible without necromancy:

Wow... they all look old - apart from Chunk, who looks good for his age.
 
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