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    fizzies...flavored alka selzer...drop it into a glass and instant rootbeer.

    gum wrapper chains..however long you made it, that's how tall your future husband was suppose to be (my cousin's was 13 feet long).

    being able to seperate the foil on the gum wrapper from the wax paper.
     
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    paper computer tape.

    Setting the clock ahead five minutes so that when it came time for Hogan's Heros ore the Rockford Files you turned the TV on when the clock said go, and five minutes later all the tubes were warmed up and the show started.


    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MC778A548o"]And answering machines rather than voice mail[/ame]
     
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    Warm summer afternoons spent checking in alleys and under back stoops for soda bottles to cash in to buy another soda and maybe a moonpie or icecream bar.
     
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    Black and White Televisions
    Phones that the Phone Company brought over when you signed up.
    Percolating coffee makers that had the little bubble on the top.
    Cigarette commercials on TV
    A single rotating red light on the top of police cars
    Manual typewriters
    Payphones on every streecorner
    Gas station attendees that came out when you pulled up to pump the gas for you.
    The bell that used to ring when you pulled into a gas station.
    Carbon paper for copying.
    Beer cans with a pull top.
    Girls couldn't wear pants in public schools. They HAD to wear a dress.
    Liberals weren't progressives.
    Republicans were conservative.
     
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    I remember nearly all of these (the bell ringing when you drove into the gas station . . I'd forgotten all about that!)

    We. Is. Old.

    heh
     
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    I remember....explaining to my children how listening is an important skill.

    Happened again today.
     
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    I'm so old, my birth certificate is written in hyroglyphics.
     
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    :lol: :lol:
     
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    My girl scout first aid kit had a dime in it to make a pay phone call.
     
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    I'm so old, my birth certificate was just a rumor passed on by my great great grand parents.
     

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