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Cap guns
Pay phones
 
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No, not like
Bill Clinton
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Evel Knievel

An ass whoopin from teacher or principal

Transistor radios


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Save a Life!
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Rotary (pulse) dual phones
Telephone multi-party lines (for people’s primary phone lines, not for conference calls or late night sex sites)


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Pick up baseball basketball football games. Oh there are still some out there but that's about all we did.


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Festina Lente
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dial phone
8-track
cassette deck
Betamax / VCR
high beam switch on the floor
sending kids out to play in the street
privacy
humility
modesty



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Be prepared for loud noise and recoil
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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.




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Leaded Gas at the pump.
Oil Cans (that used a puncture spout to open)
Pull tabs from cans
cigarette machines, like everywhere you went
 
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Not really from Vienna
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“Ethyl” gasoline
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





 
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Candy cigarettes. Hi/low beam floor switches. Life magazine weekly. Look magazine and Sat Evening Post.
 
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Legalize the Constitution
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Pay phones/phone booths


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I had to walk across the room to change the TV channel.



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I had to walk across the room to change the TV channel.


Yes, but you only had three channels!

Tinyman


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A big mahogany console containing a radio with AM, FM, and shortwave bands. And a 78 RPM turntable.



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Hand-crank telephones
Operator saying "Number please."
Studebaker autos
Arturo Toscanini... still my favorite conductor


No quarter
 
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dial phone
8-track
cassette deck
Betamax / VCR
high beam switch on the floor
sending kids out to play in the street
privacy
humility
modesty

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. Eek

humility & modesty - Sill see. Less, but they're still around.

Anyone mention the drive-in, yet? Anyone remember the short-lived laser disc?
 
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A Grateful American
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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...




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The cake is a lie!
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Being asked - smoking or non smoking at every restaurant.
 
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quarter MOA visionary
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Jobs (youth ages 16-18)
Kids with paper routes
Record LPs
Carburetors
 
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Guns and ammo at Sears
Tetherball
Dodgeball
C-Rations
bottle rockets - by the gross!
roll-down windows and wing windows
patience


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That rug really tied
the room together.
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K-Mart
Sears
Pay phones
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


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