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Old 09-22-2009, 09:32 AM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
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Pete Ellis Dodge, Long Beach Freeway, Southgate!
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Old 09-22-2009, 10:47 AM
 
Location: In them thar hills
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Pete Ellis Dodge, Long Beach Freeway, Southgate!
I had that danged jingle running in my head after thinking about the competing Worthington commercials from the same period (early 80s).
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:36 PM
 
Location: Way on the outskirts of LA LA land.
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Pete Ellis Dodge, Long Beach Freeway, Southgate!
You forgot "Firestone exit" before "Southgate."
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Old 09-22-2009, 08:12 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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♫♪ 11980 East Firestone, Dial Chevroleeeeet ♫♪
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Old 09-25-2009, 06:47 PM
 
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I do remember the restuarant. I lived near Slauson and Crenshaw and attended Dorsey High School. My dad was killed at Pearl Harbor and my mom took me there on special occasions.
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:09 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I do remember the restuarant. I lived near Slauson and Crenshaw and attended Dorsey High School. My dad was killed at Pearl Harbor and my mom took me there on special occasions.
sorry about your dad. Too many died in Pearl Harbor. Let's hope we never forget, just like lets hope no one ever forgets 9/11.

Nita
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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This morning hubby and I thought about another one: what about Felix the Cat and who was the guy who would paint your car for $39.95?

Nita
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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This morning hubby and I thought about another one: what about Felix the Cat and who was the guy who would paint your car for $39.95?

Nita


then it was $49.95, $59.95,...

Earl Scheib - Automotive Painting And Body Since 1937
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Old 09-25-2009, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Way on the outskirts of LA LA land.
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This morning hubby and I thought about another one: what about Felix the Cat and who was the guy who would paint your car for $39.95?

Nita
This got me to thinking...
Does anyone else remember the drainpipe covers (I'm not really sure what to call them) in the L.A. River, around the Glendale/Griffith Park area? They were painted to look like cats back in the '70s.
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Old 09-26-2009, 05:19 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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you might be right, but I thought in the 50s it was $39.95. Age does take away ones memory I guess..Yep, EArl Scheib.
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