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I remember when......

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Janster, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:37 AM
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    Janster

    Janster [OP] Old & Forgetful

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    Ozzy Osbourne bit the heads off bats

    Getting a pulled/sprained muscle/tendon didn't involve taking a full bottle of Ibuprofen over weeks of healing.

    Archie Bunker showed us what the majority of the American people were like.
     
  2. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

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    all that stuff really happened, Jandy?!

    I'm just glad you didn't say you remembered when Ike was president. JUST KIDDING.
     
  3. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:44 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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    Showing my age here, but my first job paid $3.40 an hour and I was psyched that I was making more than minimal wage. :eek:
     
  4. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Tell us again about the great war of 1812!!!
     
  5. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:52 AM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Ike was prez when I was born, and my first full time job payed $1.65 an hour.
    You could buy a hershey bar for 5 cents and a 16 ounce bottle of coke (in a thick glass bottle) for 15 cents. OK I've made myself feel old, I'll stop now:rolleyes:
     
  6. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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    Ah yes, the days when bread was a nickle and a car was a quarter...
     
  7. Jun 23, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    $1.45 an hour and I watched Alice Cooper hang himself at the LA Forum.
     
  8. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    wow! bread was expensive.
     
  9. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    my first job paid me $5 cash and I got dealer pricing on all the bicycle parts.
     
  10. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    rutherk1

    rutherk1 ElPhantasmo&TheChickenRunBlastarama

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    Ahh.. The 1950s was a simpler time really. When all we had to worry about was. COMPLETE. NUCLEAR. ANNIHILATION.
     
  11. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Yeah, but at least it was completely out of your hands. Now you have to wonder whether to get the new dishwasher cause the old one broke down, or if you should save that money because you might lose your job tomorrow.
     
  12. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    rutherk1 ElPhantasmo&TheChickenRunBlastarama

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    Dishwasher? What's that? You mean that woman that calls me her husband?
     
  13. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    At least you get called that. I get called slave!
     
  14. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    You drank out of Coke bottles.....Now you look through them?
     
  15. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    Only to read:ohsnap:
     
  16. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    OU812 ban the term murdered out

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    When Atari was ultra high tech

    Diving under the desk at school for the civil air raid drills

    Michael Jackson was cool

    Parachute pants were in style

    We were wondering who really shot JR Ewing
     
  17. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    Rtrn2taco

    Rtrn2taco Nostalgia...

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    A pay phone cost a case quarter.
     
  18. Jun 23, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    I was in college working at a service station (yes, they use to call them service stations) when gasoline went over $1.00 for the first time. I went out to change the price sign and had a problem - the sign had two places to hang numbers to the right of the decimal but no way to hang a number to the left of the decimal...
     
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    kilted1117 I smell corn

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    Regular leaded was $.63.
     
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