|No, not like |
An ass whoopin from teacher or principal
“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”
|Donate Blood, |
Save a Life!
Rotary (pulse) dual phones
Telephone multi-party lines (for people’s primary phone lines, not for conference calls or late night sex sites)
"Aut viam inveniam aut faciam (I will either find a way or make one)." -- Hannibal Barca
Pick up baseball basketball football games. Oh there are still some out there but that's about all we did.
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."
Betamax / VCR
high beam switch on the floor
sending kids out to play in the street
NRA Life Member - "Fear God and Dreadnaught"
|Be prepared for loud noise and recoil|
Plain Old Telephone Service. I miss having a landline. And I don’t want the crappy VoIP being offered. Although they may have gotten better.
"Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others." - Robert Louis Stevenson
Leaded Gas at the pump.
Oil Cans (that used a puncture spout to open)
Pull tabs from cans
cigarette machines, like everywhere you went
|Not really from Vienna|
Condom machines (sold only for the prevention of disease)
Drug stores with big selection of pipe tobacco
Lunch counters/soda fountains at drug stores
Five and Dime stores (TG&Y)
“Church keys” to open cans and bottles
Black and white TV with rabbit ears antenna
Cars and trucks with “three on the tree” manual shift levers
Floor mounted starter buttons
“English Racer” 3 speed bicycles with Sturmey Archer internally shifted hub
Candy cigarettes. Hi/low beam floor switches. Life magazine weekly. Look magazine and Sat Evening Post.
|Legalize the Constitution|
Pay phones/phone booths
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
- Robert Frost
I had to walk across the room to change the TV channel.
"Being miserable and treating other people like dirt is every New Yorker's God-given right!" - GhostBusters II
Yes, but you only had three channels!
Stupid people are like glo-sticks.
I want to shake the shit out of them
till the light comes on
A big mahogany console containing a radio with AM, FM, and shortwave bands. And a 78 RPM turntable.
Look about you.
Operator saying "Number please."
Arturo Toscanini... still my favorite conductor
sending kids out to play in the street - Didn't even exist in my youth. We were forbidden. If my dad found out we had been out playing on the street, we would get a bunch of whipping.
humility & modesty - Sill see. Less, but they're still around.
Anyone mention the drive-in, yet? Anyone remember the short-lived laser disc?
|A Grateful American|
My mother, my father, most aunts and uncles, my grandparents and too many friends.
But what they all instilled in me is beyond measure of value.
Oh, and S&H Greenstamps, I can still taste them...
"the meaning of life, is to give life meaning" ✡ I could explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.
|The cake is a lie!|
Being asked - smoking or non smoking at every restaurant.
|quarter MOA visionary|
Jobs (youth ages 16-18)
Kids with paper routes
Guns and ammo at Sears
bottle rockets - by the gross!
roll-down windows and wing windows
|That rug really tied |
the room together.
Robert Palmer (Addicted to Love singer)
Music videos on MTV
Huge station wagons with 455 V8 and rear facing child seats in the way back
Often times a very small man can cast a very large shadow
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