remember when?

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remember when?

Post by sid6.7 » Fri Nov 07, 2008 3:55 pm

feeling melancholy today...

remember when?

gas was 55 cents a gallon?
a mars bar was 25 cents?
comics were 35 cents each and you could order sea monkeys?
lincoln logs?
plastic army men?
playing cowboys and indians?
the first mattel electronic football game?
mcdonalds was standup eating only?
teachers could spank?
schools could have christmas plays?
feathered hair?
elton john and the beegees were #1?
farrah faucett was hot?
malls were almost unheard of?
ford galaxies, mustangs and cameros and firebirds?
commodore 64 and 5.5 inch floppies?
there was no such thing as a cell phone?
you found library books by using index cards?
there was penny candy still at some stores?
bubble gum cigarettes?
Bell bottoms?
james jeans?
G.I joe and big josh and big jim?
easy bake ovens?
a standard car cost about 4-5,000 dollars?
woolworths and montgomery wards?
playing outside was the thing to do inside was boring?
Mork and Mindy?
The Brady Bunch?
The Banana Splits?
fat albert?
flip wilson?
Bing crosby christmas specials?
after school specials?
black and white TV with onl 4-6 channels?

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Post by Lachie Dazdarian » Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:12 pm

Old fart.
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Post by Mentat » Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:43 pm

Yeah, and system memory measured in kilobytes.
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Post by Nodtveidt » Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:21 pm

I'm still looking for those 5.5 inch disks though... ;)

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Yes I do!!!

Post by KDAG » Mon Nov 10, 2008 1:28 am

Get this!

I could change the channel on my first TV by jiggling my keys....

I do have to say that I really like the array of armature programming geniuses that all come together here to share their creativeness.

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Post by Pete » Tue Nov 11, 2008 3:54 pm

Hmmm, actually, I don't remember many of those things at all. Probably because I was born in 1985, heheh. :)

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