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Old 04-06-2014, 12:04 PM   #31
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Dashboards that were more stout than some modern day JK aftermarket front bumpers...

Round clutch and brake pedals...

"Torque Tube" instead of a drive shaft...

Checker Cabs...

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Old 04-06-2014, 12:06 PM   #32
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YMBAOF if you remember this show...

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-Be home before the street lights come on. -a simple game of "tag" -Fotomat
Ha ha, I used to work at a Fotomat. Made $1.65 an hour, which was minimum wage in 1970.

If you remember those water bags you hung on the front of your car when you drove in the desert YMBAOF
If you remember patching inner tubes when you got a flat, YMBAOF
If you remember clothes pinning playing cards to your bike spokes, YMBAOF
If you remember skate keys and playing kick the can YMBAOF
If you remember going to the plunge to swim in the summer YMBAOF
If you remember your mom giving you milk money before you walked to school every morning YMBAOF
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The Lone Ranger
Hop-along Cassidy
The little rascals
Abbott and Costello
The three stooges
It's Howdy Duty Time
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Steve Allen Show
The Marcs Brothers
I love Lucy
The old Tube type Radios, before television
Milk in a glass bottle, delivered to your door
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If you remember hearing this, and then the feeling of panic whenever someone in your house went anywhere near a phone when you were online
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You might be old if you remember what show this song and who song it...
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Old 04-07-2014, 07:37 PM   #38
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When you went to the grocery store and by the front door was a tube tester,
When you could take burnt out light bulbs back to the edision store for new ones... no charge
When the milk truck had ice in it to keep things cold
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Spark plug tester, and sand blaster.
Nylon tire, with tubes, that had flat spots in them from setting in the cold.
Chrome metal bumpers, that would rust.
57 Chevy, with the 283 engine. This was one of the most popular cars of it's time.
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Going to the corner store and buying a model car for $2. And the plastic cement wasnt locked up. And Don and Ellen the owners knew our family by name.
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YMBAOF if you know who said, "It's a really big shoe tonight".
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YMBAOF if you know who said, "It's a really big shoe tonight".
Ed Sullivan. And yer an old fart if you remember watching the Beatles live on his Sunday night show. I remember that night perfectly.
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YMBAOF if you know the name of the orchestra leader whose show was famous for bubbles dropping from the ceiling. My Dad used to watch it all the time. "and a onea and a twoa..."
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YMBAOF if you know the name of the orchestra leader whose show was famous for bubbles dropping from the ceiling. My Dad used to watch it all the time. "and a onea and a twoa..."
Lawrence Welk. Hated that dumbass show
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YMBAOF if know the man who wheres the star works for?
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YMBAOF if know the man who wheres the star works for?
Texaco. Damn i AM old lol
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Texaco. Damn i AM old lol
You old fart you!
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YMBAOF if know the show Ted Mack hosted.
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YMBAOF if know the show Ted Mack hosted.
Hmm, you might have me there. I want to say it was some kind of talent show but I cant think of the name.
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If you remember oil cans before they became plastic bottles.

Being told to come home before the street lights came on. And mom not needing you to check in every 5 minutes to make sure you were ok.

During hunting season, everyone had rifles or bows in their trucks/cars in the school parking lot. And no one was ever shot.

You carried a hunting knife on your belt in school and no one worried you would stab anyone.

Getting opening day of hunting off from school because the school assumed no one was going to show up
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Hmm, you might have me there. I want to say it was some kind of talent show but I cant think of the name.
You got it, Armature Hour
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Love this thread! I must be an old fart!
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Worked at a gas station, had to wash ALL the windows and check, Tires, Oil, empty ash tray (that's when they had ash trays), and top off all the fluids!! IAAOF (I Am An Old Fart!!)
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YMBAOF If you pick up the phone and dial; PENNSYLVANIA Six Five Oh! Oh! Oh!
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When your local bar first got Space Invaders and Asteroids. Then Centipede and Frogger. And of course, Pakman.
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If you remember oil cans before they became plastic bottles. Being told to come home before the street lights came on. And mom not needing you to check in every 5 minutes to make sure you were ok. During hunting season, everyone had rifles or bows in their trucks/cars in the school parking lot. And no one was ever shot. You carried a hunting knife on your belt in school and no one worried you would stab anyone. Getting opening day of hunting off from school because the school assumed no one was going to show up
Damn did we go to the same school
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When your local bar first got Space Invaders and Asteroids. Then Centipede and Frogger. And of course, Pakman.
The first bar game I saw was Pong. It was a tv screen that two people sat in front of with two dials to move the "paddles" up and down the screen to hit the ball back and forth. Kids would laugh at such simplicity nowadays.

The first calculator I saw was one that a TA brought into one of my college classes. It was about the size of an iPad and only did simple functions. So I guess that means if you ever used a slide rule, you ARE an old fart.
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Remember, you're only as old as the woman you feel.

Remember when has stations had free air hoses?

remember when you wished that you had Jesse's Girl

Remember when "I want my MTV!"

Remember when Jeff Spicoli ordered a pizza delivered to class

Remember "who shot JR..."

Nope... I'm at that age when I can't remember what I forgot!!
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The first bar game I saw was Pong. It was a tv screen that two people sat in front of with two dials to move the "paddles" up and down the screen to hit the ball back and forth. Kids would laugh at such simplicity nowadays.
Oh yeah, I had a pong game on our TV. Then I upgraded to an Atari 2600!
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YMBAOF if you had to use assembly language to program a KIM-1 MCS6502, then them young Whipper-Snappers come out with BASIC.

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