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You Know You Are Old When. . .


By TractorDoc

2 years ago



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    There are 2295 posts in this topic. You are on page 43 of 46.
    #2101 52 days ago
    Quoted from Playdium:

    Sad news, but Anthony Martignetti passed away last week at the age of 63. RIP

    Damn. Stay away from Prince spaghetti!

    #2102 52 days ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    Say, you are an old fart
    Name me some washing machine detergents like Tide ( still around ), Oxydol,

    My mom always used Dash. Was also great for washing greasy hands after working on the car.
    I also remember these commercials for Drive.

    #2103 51 days ago

    Anthony raced thru the north end of boston. North end and east boston were italian. South boston, charlestown irish

    #2104 51 days ago
    Quoted from PinballAir:

    Anthony raced thru the north end of boston. North end and east boston were italian. South boston, charlestown irish

    Right again. See, the memory is definitely fading.

    #2105 51 days ago

    Home court advantage

    1 week later
    #2106 40 days ago

    When you know what a Tijuana bible is.

    #2107 40 days ago
    Quoted from DennisDodel:

    When you know what a Tijuana bible is.

    Never heard that term before as I go look for Panama Red.

    #2108 40 days ago

    I've been reading this science book, "Everything you wanted to know about the world"...something like that....and it's talking about "as far back as the 70s, tectonic plates were still not accepted/recognized by half the geologists in the United States......

    My god, I was drooling over girls in gym class in junior high in the 70s.....

    #2109 40 days ago
    Quoted from pinzrfun:

    I've been reading this science book, "Everything you wanted to know about the world"...something like that....and it's talking about "as far back as the 70s, tectonic plates were still not accepted/recognized by half the geologists in the United States......
    My god, I was drooling over girls in gym class in junior high in the 70s.....

    And DNA was still an abstract term.

    #2110 40 days ago
    Quoted from DennisDodel:

    When you know what a Tijuana bible is.

    I had a stack of those years ago. Found them in an estate sale. Pretty risque for the time.

    #2111 40 days ago

    Watched "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" recently and then looked up Eli Wallach. My God we are getting old fast. These Hollywood legends have passed on or are close to doing so.

    #2112 40 days ago
    Quoted from DennisDodel:

    When you know what a Tijuana bible is.

    What is it

    #2113 40 days ago

    They were X-rated 8 page cartoons based on comic strip characters. Also known as "8 Pagers". They measured about 3"x 3" and had two staples. You can find them on Ebay.

    #2114 40 days ago

    Or just google for scans of them, plenty out there.

    #2115 40 days ago

    You know you are old when...

    You think you need a decoder ring to make sense of PBRs website.

    #2116 40 days ago

    When you hear a Steely Dan song on the radio and think, "this is brilliant, why have I made fun of them my whole life up to now?"

    #2117 39 days ago
    Quoted from VALIS666:

    When you hear a Steely Dan song on the radio and think, "this is brilliant, why have I made fun of them my whole life up to now?"

    Made fun of them? I thought they were brilliant after hearing their third hit on the radio. Have been a fan since (although Fagen is, and Becker was, extremely weird).

    #2118 39 days ago
    Quoted from jrpinball:

    Made fun of them? I thought they were brilliant after hearing their third hit on the radio. Have been a fan since (although Fagen is, and Becker was, extremely weird).

    "No static at all..."

    #2119 39 days ago

    Back to "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly", the memorable theme song from the movie was re-created by this symphony and is amazing to watch how the unique sounds were made.
    https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=sNarl_1600096641

    #2120 39 days ago
    Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

    My son asked me to post this...Hes OLD at 22....But said, remember Wacky Packages?
    [quoted image]

    Yes as I owned several series when I was young but the sad thing is I stuck them on things. Have you seen the prices these now command?

    #2121 39 days ago
    Quoted from Playdium:

    Back to "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly", the memorable theme song from the movie was re-created by this symphony and is amazing to watch how the unique sounds were made.
    https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=sNarl_1600096641

    That was entertaining to watch.

    Thank you.

    #2122 39 days ago
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    #2123 39 days ago
    Quoted from Playdium:

    They were X-rated 8 page cartoons based on comic strip characters. Also known as "8 Pagers". They measured about 3"x 3" and had two staples. You can find them on Ebay.

    My porter reads those things. Or something like that. His are thicker but it is like a comic but it is porn. It’s some nasty stuff. It’s embarrassing when you sell a car and the buyer finds that crap under the seat.

    #2124 39 days ago
    Quoted from zr11990:

    My porter reads those things. Or something like that. His are thicker but it is like a comic but it is porn. It’s some nasty stuff. It’s embarrassing when you sell a car and the buyer finds that crap under the seat.

    They were from the early 1930's, maybe earlier.

    #2125 39 days ago
    Quoted from Playdium:

    They were from the early 1930's, maybe earlier.

    Ok well he does read some sort of pulp comics that are pretty pornographic. I have seen them and they are nasty.

    #2126 38 days ago

    You are ready to die

    #2127 38 days ago

    You know you're old when:
    EVERYBODY traveling
    over 24mph is speeding!

    #2128 38 days ago

    When you start liking solid states and em's more and more because they're easier to move.......

    #2129 38 days ago
    Quoted from Playdium:

    Watched "The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" recently and then looked up Eli Wallach. My God we are getting old fast. These Hollywood legends have passed on or are close to doing so.

    Eli Wallach is my Pinside icon. He was a great character actor from the '70s. I do miss lots of the actors from the 70's and 80's.

    #2130 38 days ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    You are ready to die

    You don't want to go.

    LTG : )

    #2131 38 days ago
    Quoted from pinzrfun:

    When you start liking solid states and em's more and more because they're easier to move.......

    I have always said technology is the downfall of society. It will get so complicated that you can't move them anymore.

    Quoted from GoodBadUgly:

    Eli Wallach is my Pinside icon. He was a great character actor from the '70s. I do miss lots of the actors from the 70's and 80's.

    I understand what you are saying as you know your getting old when everybody you watched as a kid is gone.

    Just heard also that the guy who wrote "Forest Gump" died also his Forest Gump he pictured more of a John Goodman.

    #2132 38 days ago
    Quoted from DennisDodel:

    When you know what a Tijuana bible is.

    This is a good book on the subject with many complete reprints of the bibles inside. And a couple of the bibles I have. Unfortunately there is no way I could post any of the actual cartoon pages here. Way too graphic.

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    #2133 38 days ago
    Quoted from GoodBadUgly:

    Eli Wallach is my Pinside icon. He was a great character actor from the '70s. I do miss lots of the actors from the 70's and 80's.

    My mom said to me one time that all of the older actors were dying off. That was in the early 60s

    #2134 38 days ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    My mom said to me one time that all of the older actors were dying off. That was in the early 60s

    Happens to all of us cotton.
    Every generation. And so it goes...

    #2135 38 days ago
    Quoted from rollitover:

    Happens to all of us cotton.
    Every generation. And so it goes...

    How many years did it take for Elvis sightings to finally go away? Weren't we still looking for him until the early 2000s?

    #2136 38 days ago
    Quoted from DennisDodel:

    This is a good book on the subject with many complete reprints of the bibles inside. And a couple of the bibles I have. Unfortunately there is no way I could post any of the actual cartoon pages here. Way too graphic.
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    Ok. I saw some of those when I was a kid. You are never the same afterwards

    #2137 38 days ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    My mom said to me one time that all of the older actors were dying off. That was in the early 60s

    My mom used to always say, "he's/she's long dead" whenever we watched a TV show or old movie.
    I know I'm old because she would have been 100 years old yesterday!

    #2138 38 days ago

    You know you are old when a Supreme Court Justice has just died and you are thinking about the political theater that is about to ensue.

    #2139 38 days ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    How many years did it take for Elvis sightings to finally go away? Weren't we still looking for him until the early 2000s?

    Sorry, but this cannot be true. A couple of Thursdays ago I saw him in a White Castle in Chicago.

    #2140 37 days ago

    You know you are old when
    You insist the saying is "my bag"
    because "my bad" just doesn't make sense.

    #2141 37 days ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    How many years did it take for Elvis sightings to finally go away? Weren't we still looking for him until the early 2000s?

    He is still around. I saw him in Vegas not that lone ago.

    #2142 37 days ago
    Quoted from txstargazer3:

    Sorry, but this cannot be true. A couple of Thursdays ago I saw him in a White Castle in Chicago.

    Quoted from fiberdude120:

    He is still around. I saw him in Vegas not that lone ago.

    Oh wow ! You guys are so old that your minds are playing tricks on you

    #2143 37 days ago

    This is a long thread. This may have already been said, but.....

    When your fingers hurt too much to push the flipper buttons.
    When the multiballs and extra balls wear you down and you have to quit.
    When younger players have quicker reactions as you used to have.

    Lean into it my friends and just have fun. LOL.

    #2144 37 days ago

    You try to acquire more EM pins now cause they're lighter!

    #2145 37 days ago

    You have to modify your go-to pinball playing stance so as not to strain your shoulders.

    Even then, not sure I could make it through a long tournament any more. Almost glad to get a year off.

    As you age, it goes from "no pain, no gain" to "no strain, no pain"!

    #2146 37 days ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    You know you are old when a Supreme Court Justice has just died and you are thinking about the political theater that is about to ensue.

    CNN couldn’t even wait until her body was cold before turning it into 2020’s next shit show.

    #2147 37 days ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    CNN couldn’t even wait until her body was cold before turning it into 2020’s next shit show.

    Don’t go there. Just don’t.

    #2148 37 days ago

    You know you are old when this used to be a thing...

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    #2149 37 days ago

    All my friends have always been older than me.

    I just never got along or seen eye to eye with anyone my age or younger.

    Life grew me up fast and hard.

    And I am old because I now get that old Hank Jr song: All my rowdy friends have settled down.

    And just like all my older friends, between knee crap and whatever else, I am having to settle down also.

    #2150 36 days ago

    You've been nearsighted your whole life, then finally got a contact prescription so strong to be able to see far away that it distorts your near vision, requiring you to wear reading glasses over your contacts to be able to read....

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