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Old 03-27-2011, 04:09 PM
 
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I remember when TV was free... And gas was less than a dollar a gallon...LOL
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Old 03-27-2011, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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I remember when TV was free... And gas was less than a dollar a gallon...LOL
"Cigarette's Were A Quarter Then"
"Bobby socks and Jeans were in"
"Elvis sang the songs that we loved so............(1959)by John Anderson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOEfCSq-9ns

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Old 03-27-2011, 05:03 PM
 
Location: So. of Rosarito, Baja, Mexico
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As a kiddo in the mid 1930's I would get these free gum size cards at the local gas station showing the Barnstorm pilots from WW1 who flew around the country in the 1920's.

They also gave away fee gifts with the purchase of gas that my dad bought.

This of course was carried on during the early 1970's in the midwest and southeast when I traveled on a vaction to the east coast.

Now days we pay for everything...no freebees.
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Old 03-27-2011, 05:18 PM
 
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"Cigarette's Were A Quarter Then"
"Bobby socks and Jeans were in"
"Elvis sang the songs that we loved so............(1959)by John Anderson


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOEfCSq-9ns
Well u got to love Elvis he transcended generations cause um way too young to remember the 50s Look ats my story and I am putting it out there
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Old 03-27-2011, 05:59 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Well u got to love Elvis he transcended generations cause um way too young to remember the 50s Look ats my story and I am putting it out there
Ya don't know what you missed out on. That song brings back a whole era for me. Drive-in shows, car-hops, corvette stingrays,ect.....oh well.

Then Global Warming came along:

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Old 03-27-2011, 11:01 PM
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Location: Beautiful Niagara Falls ON.
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Now this is a weird one. I remember when it was common to get coins for change that were from before 1900. They were minted during Queen Victoria's reign and most of them were worn down almost smooth. Dimes Quarters, fiftucent pieces and dollars were all solid silver.
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:16 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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I'm so old I remember when:
Every vehicle had a metal tag on the running board saying
"Body By Fischer"
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:49 PM
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Location: Beautiful Niagara Falls ON.
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I'm so old I remember when:
Every vehicle had a metal tag on the running board saying
"Body By Fischer"
LOL, Only GM's in your neighbourhood???
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Old 03-28-2011, 12:25 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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LOL, Only GM's in your neighbourhood???
Your right, it was only GM that had Ficsher bodies.

I lived in NW Michigan back then. No where near Detroit.
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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I remember bumper stickers!! Almost every car had one and some were hilarious. Now you seldom see them anymore. I miss bumper stickers.
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