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You know that you're old school if you can....

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by boots, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Outing alert: Starman is really Navin Johnson
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Remember when gas stations still offered full service at the pumps...

    Remember actually chewing Gatorgum (and how nasty Gatorade tasted at the time)...

    Remember when TV stations signed off for the night with the national anthem...

    Remember when pro wrestling was a strictly regional affair, and still pretty damned entertaining...

    Remember when TV remote controls were actually attached to the TV with a cord...
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    ... be 18 and buy beer in most states.
  4. Platyrhynchos

    Platyrhynchos Active Member

    Remember when goal posts on the football field were actually located on the goal line, not 10 yards deep.
  5. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    remember when MTV actually played videos.
  6. Well-played. Oh, what I'd give to see "She Blinded Me With Science" one more time.
  7. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member


    Those things in soda fountains that mixed the Coke and kept it swirling around.

    Candy cigarettes

    Frosty root beer

    Greenie stick-um caps, Civil War forage caps

    push-button gear shift on a Valiant

    Esso stations, Mobil's Flying A, sunny dollars from Sunoco

    And Donna Reed on the Donna Reed Show. The 1960's MILF.
  8. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    -- remember going into a store and the cashier could give you change without a machine telling him/her how much to give you back.
    -- seeing how many baseball games I could get on my radio (Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland, the Cubs, Philadelphia, Cincinnati and St. Louis were easy. On those nights when I could get the Expos' games in French, I loved that though I had no idea what they were saying.)
    -- stores that were closed on Sundays.
  9. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    ......remember Bottle Caps and Lik-M-Aid....
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    -- remember watching Gordie Howe playing hockey -- in a Red Wings uniform
  11. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Where I grew up, all but Baltimore and Philly were pick-up-able. Today, of course, I get the Rangers loud and clear, but I can't even get the Astros in this market. I can get the Rockies on KOA 850 on a clear night.

    But to the Rangers, Stros and Rockies, why listen? I can drive up the road 30 miles and catch the fringe area of a Royals station. Same question applies. All of them suck.

    I miss the Cards on KMOX. That's my problem.

    Maybe someone can list all the AM blowtorch flagships. I can't find many anymore.
  12. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    ...when night time summer fun meant playing kick the can until 10 p.m. with just crickets singing in the background.

    ...when Blake Edwards' 10 was memorable for Bo only and you ignored how hilarious the movie was.

    ...getting hammered with Mickey's Big Mouth bottles was so easy.

    ...when Fred Williamson(?) was hawking Olde English/Schlitz on TV with "don't let the smooth taste fool you."

    ...eating a whole box of Sugar Frosted Flakes so you could get another box and another 3-D baseball card.
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