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You Know You Are Old When. . .


By TractorDoc

1 year ago



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    #362 1 year ago
    Quoted from DDandB-KID:

    A lone, lone time ago... The Coors brewery would have free tours and free all you can drink beer.
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    Good times.
    Went on the Olympia brewery tour back in the day & they had a tasting room at the end... as much free beer as you wantedoly tour (resized).jpg

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    #403 1 year ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    You know you are old when you remember taking driver education class in high school and you got to watch...
    Signal 30 !
    How many remember all of the old cars ?

    We watched "Mechanized death" Good stuff.

    #411 1 year ago

    & then there were the movies in health class...... remember "Boys beware"?

    Hold on, is that Trudeau in that car?

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    #502 1 year ago

    "The FBI - In Color - A Quinn- Martin Production"
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    #613 1 year ago

    Bah, who needs a new stylus. Just stack more pennies on it.

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    #694 12 months ago

    Last time I was in for an exam, my Dr said I had the best looking bunghole he had seen all day..... of course, I was his first patient...

    #736 11 months ago

    I'm turning 60 today, am I in the club?

    #753 11 months ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    I was seven years old when the 60s ended, so what I remember from that decade is the first run of Hot Wheels, the golden era of Saturday morning cartoons, slot cars and electric trains, Diver Dan, the dawning of the age of Aquarius, Schwinn Stingrays, a mile long group of hippies walking down the street with signs, and riding in the back of the station wagon with no seat belts. And of course pinball machines every where.
    I'm sure I missed a few things, but it is late.

    I was there in the back of the '66 Bonneville wagon going the other way..... Still have my Aurora Thunderjet HO car collection.

    #779 11 months ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    The only thing I have left that I got in the 60s are a few photos and my Odd Rod stickers.

    I still have complete sets of both Odd rods & Odder odd rods, plus multiples of the rare ones... used to buy cases of these as a kid and trade & sell them.

    #780 11 months ago

    Looks like a Pea picker crate

    #785 11 months ago

    Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. George Santayana

    Cool, I can't wait.

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    #866 11 months ago
    Quoted from TractorDoc:

    Anyone else put one of these on their antenna?
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    Its not all that old, but it was a freebie that I remember getting at one point.

    I have one on the antenna of my 1964 Thunderbird convertible right now.

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    #1040 9 months ago
    Quoted from jibmums:

    Years ago, our local Hostess outlet store would run a set of coupons in the paper - boxed snacks $2 each, individually wrapped snacks 25¢ each, boxes of cookies etc. I would use every single coupon and come home with bags full of cupcakes and fruit pies and suzie q's and ding dongs..... it was glorious.

    I a co-worker bite into a Hostess fruit pie & bugs came out.

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    #1059 8 months ago
    Quoted from neemypeemy:

    I can attest for the Squirrel Buster plus.. bought in 2009 and has been in direct Florida sunlight every day. .

    My Squirrel buster plus works better than yours.....
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    This is how we dispatch those little bastards out here in Oregon.

    #1068 8 months ago
    Quoted from Greenandwhite:

    You look at old ticket stubs from 90’s concerts and see $25 face value.

    ... Or you look at 1980's stubs & see $15~20 face value...

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    #1094 8 months ago
    Quoted from DennisDodel:

    If you had one of these in your car.
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    I had a mid-1960's Olds 98 convertible with one of those that was factory equipment.

    #1112 8 months ago
    Quoted from RCA1:

    How many were "Members" of the Columbia record and tape club, multiple times?

    Once was enough for me...

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    #1211 68 days ago
    Quoted from icanswim70:

    Say what you want, but i'm 24 and know/remember 90% of this stuff

    Bah, you probably could not use a rotary dial phone or deal with MS-DOS

    #1234 68 days ago
    Quoted from TractorDoc:

    I live in a rural area. Even so, we have all the modern stuff like internet and electricity (in most places ).
    Even so I about fell over the other day when I went into the post office for a money order and the postmaster heaved one of these check stamping machines from under the counter to stamp the order.
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    I had not seen one of those since the 80s when my parents used one at the family business!

    I have a check writing machine exactly like that in my garage if you want it.

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    #1264 51 days ago
    Quoted from rollitover:

    You left out the classic...
    "Back in my day..."
    But then I suppose you have to be REALLY old for that one!

    ... & we liked it.

    #1271 50 days ago
    Quoted from cottonm4:

    Yeah, and they don't make cars liked they used to. Used to be if the car was a convertible and the top got torn, then is was salvage yard curtains. 50,000 miles and you needed an engine overhaul. 60,000 miles and the transmission went out. In 3 years of being on the road the paint job was gone. And you were lucky the car was not a bucket of rust.
    Yeah, they don't make them like they used to. I sure do miss buying a car with 36 monthly payments only to watch the car self-destruct after that last payment was made

    Tell me about it. It was great!!
    We had an auto parts store & a machine shop in the heyday of crappy cars. -- the good old days $$$$

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