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Re: I'm so old I remember when...

Post by Ratty » Tue May 08, 2018 8:42 pm

The matinee movies and a gallon of gas were both 25 cents
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Re: I'm so old I remember when...

Post by DoctorIknow » Tue May 08, 2018 9:42 pm

My first movie theater, The Dennis, in Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh, PA had 1200 seats, 100's of which were in the balcony. That was the best place to see whose fattened popcorn box could hit the screen during the Saturday 32 cartoon marathons. Thru great love and patience, a group of friends saved it to this day, although in the '70"s, it was "twinned" and later twinned again. But, I remember when......

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Re: I'm so old I remember when...

Post by Zona » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:33 am

I remember when people used paper and pen in a book to record life in a way so as not to forget things. Like you could not get hacked and change the paper of history. Like it seems these days people don't put anything together, and find out for themselfs, they just go on what other people say. It's like best guess feeling, all first surface, no memory data.

Kinda why I like art, it marks time, with nice book ends.
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Re: I'm so old I remember when...

Post by SecretOperativeBear » Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:36 pm

The first TV remotes (like magnavox) had heavy duty buttons that clicked really loud.
Remotes used to be called "clickers".

Before Cable TV we used rabbit ears to tune in the channels...

When cable did come out... I wanted my MTV. And the cable channels where letters a-z

Pong was the dominant home entertainment system...Atari hadn't even come out yet.

Monitors used to all be green monochrome. Then white on black came out I was thrilled.

When Van Halen, Ratt and Black Sabbath was the shit!

When polyurethane wheels came out.

Buying cigarettes from vending machines...

When sodas came in Glass Bottles...and they got washed and re-used over and over..

When most people (hold outs) still had Black and White TV's or even a Vintage Tube Radio in the Livingroom.

When there were radio programs still on the airwaves.....

When parking tickets were only $22.00 in San Francisco. And there were poker machines in all the bars...

When florescent colors were hip....

When all that cool 70's decor was still on the walls....

When Bob's Big Boy was where you went for hamburgers...

When Evel Knievel was still jumping buses...

When Howie Mandel still had hair...

When disco was king the radio.... (hated disco when I was a kid)

When NWA first album dropped...

When Bill Cosby, Captain Kangaroo, Mr. Rogers Neighborhood where still on TV at 5-7 am Saturday...


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