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Old 03-13-2007, 11:30 PM   #21
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I'm so old, I remember watching the last season of Growing Pains on ABC.
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Old 03-14-2007, 10:13 AM   #22
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I remember when MTV played nothing but music videos.
I remember MTV not even existing. It didn't take too long for them to start having shows though. Remote Control was pretty cool. THen they had shows for the videos, Yo MTV Raps and Head Bangers Ball.

I remember when wrestling was still WWF and they only had two pay per views, and titles only changed then. Or, once a month or so they had Saturday Night Main Event on after the 11 o'clock news.
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Old 03-14-2007, 10:42 AM   #23
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I remember when gas was 25 cents.
When I was 16 the station I worked at sold gas at 49.9 cents per gallon Canadian. What was that US....................15 cents?

If you people can remember that far back............then you still have your memory..........that'* not old....................what did I just say again?
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:06 AM   #24
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I remember watching Night Gallery and watching Wolfman Jack at midnight on the weekends.

I remember when cigarettes were 87 cents a pack. I remember getting penny candy and candy bars were less than 25 cents.

I remember when Pepsi came in 8 glass bottles to a cardboard carton and you could return them for 10 cents.

I remember going to the movies and getting in with pepsi caps.

Now I feel really old :(
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:31 AM   #25
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Although he won't admit to it,Gumball remembers watching dirt being made
Awww, man. That was cold.

I know I'm not the oldest codger here, but I remember (vaguely):
Getting our first COLOR TV! (still had to get off your a$$ to change channels - or make your kids do it for you (like my dad did - called me in from outside once to make me do it...he thought he was pretty funny))
"Kung Fu" wasn't a rerun.
"Link" on the "Mod Squad".
"Midnight Special"
TV stations actually went off the air around 1 AM and back on around 6 AM
They played the national anthem when they went on & off air.
We went outside and played for entertainment (i.e. no computers, video games)
We went to the theater to see a movie (i.e. no VCR, DVD, HBO (came later))
Those movies cost 25 cents at the base theater and you got a cool cartoon before the show.
My dad complaining that the price of gas was getting ridiculous at 32 cents/gallon.
Cassette tapes were state-of-the-art media for music and the equipment was expensive - 8 track was much more popular.

I got more, just can't remember 'em. This sounds like one of those "do you remember when" emails that hits my inbox every now and then. Crap, I'm ancient.
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:36 AM   #26
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night court and perfect strangers were not on cable and alf was popular but I am young so I am not going to remember stuff like gumball and the first car being made lol
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Old 03-14-2007, 11:47 AM   #27
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I remember hearing how people had to add a second antenna (not dish...Ant tenuh) onto their roof to receive HBO. There was no cable in CT yet.
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Wow, I remember working for $2.65 an hour and it was a good middle class wage. Gas was 19 cents a gallon, and with a fillup (full service) you got a free car wash-6pack of Coke-washer fluid toped off-and a handy litter bag to hang on your radio ****. Cigarettes were a quater in a vending machine with two pennies taped to the bottom. Rent was $95 dollars a month. Economy cars cost 2k new. I bought my first house for 12k. With a new baby, I gave my wife $30 for groceries etc-And expected a 6pack, carton of cigs-And change back for morning coffees.
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When Power Rangers first hit the air..in..92?
We build excitement 1990 SSE commercial.
Replacing the top loader VHS with a new style front loader with remote.
Finally getting rid of the old RCA consol 27" TV.
Listning to Records unti I was about 5.
13 Cable channels
33.6 Dial up
i was only born in 86
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I would probably remember a lot more, but, well, ya know..... I wasn't always such an upstanding pillar of the community...

But, doing some surfing earlier, I got reminded of something that made me feel old. Watching The Transformers with my son. He'* now in the USAF, Starscream is an F22, and Optimus Prime is a KW with flames...


http://www.autoblog.com/2007/03/14/t...sed-by-studio/
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