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Old 03-31-2008, 09:10 PM
 
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Don't forget the record players with the switch by the turntable for 78, 45, and 33 1/3 RPM records.

Still have one. Used it last winter to convert some 78's to mp3's.
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Boca Raton
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4-way test
1. Is it the Truth?
2. Is it Fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

This was in every elementary classroom that I was in. I never knew why it was there, but read it over and over again. It made an indelible impression on my life.
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:21 PM
 
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4-way test
1. Is it the Truth?
2. Is it Fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

This was in every elementary classroom that I was in. I never knew why it was there, but read it over and over again. It made an indelible impression on my life.

Apparently Bush wasn't in your class!
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:29 PM
 
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Don't forget the record players with the switch by the turntable for 78, 45, and 33 1/3 RPM records.
My daughter asked me, "How did you rewind a record?"
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:35 PM
 
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Oh, s**t..... whatever happened to our "Permanent Record"?! I kissed Bobby Armstrong on the school bus in elementary school and was paddled with a wooden paddle by the principal AND told that it would go on my PERMANENT RECORD.
That's right! Our permanent records! Who's got them now?! Were they sent along after us, everywhere we went? Suddenly, it's all falling into place....
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Old 03-31-2008, 10:52 PM
 
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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Oh, s**t..... whatever happened to our "Permanent Record"?! I kissed Bobby Armstrong on the school bus in elementary school and was paddled with a wooden paddle by the principal AND told that it would go on my PERMANENT RECORD.

RRtech- CE9-2428...my first phone number as a kid.
Interesting,,,,, I wonder if Bobby Armstrong remembers his kiss on the bus? LOL And is the phone number you gave suppose to help him contact you nowadays?
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Far from where I'd like to be
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I kissed Bobby Armstrong on the school bus in elementary school and was paddled with a wooden paddle by the principal AND told that it would go on my PERMANENT RECORD.
And then you find out, quite too late, that nobody gives a rat's behind what you did in school.

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My daughter asked me, "How did you rewind a record?"
Several years ago, while browsing through my 500 or so albums, my nephew asked me: "What kind of books are these?" He was so fascinated when I took the record out of the sleeve, plopped it on the turntable, and played the same music he heard from his parents' CD player.
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:14 AM
 
Location: Maryland Eastern Shore
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I remember when for a short time station wagons had seats that faced out the BACK of the car. It was a wonderful recipe for 3 kids throwing up in the car everytime you went for a drive!
It was also the forerunner to airbags - the kids in the farthest back seat facing the on-coming vehicles going 70 MPH (we WERE the airbags) - what child hater thought THAt was a good idea??

(Although I remember making faces at the drivers that were looking right at me)
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:25 AM
 
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We had a little VW station wagon in the mid 60s that had three rows of seats, the farthest back having two little bench seats that faced each other. Probably looked cute on the drawing board and to parents in the showroom but it was cramped and uncomfortable - zero sprawl quotient. These were the days before mandatory seat belts IIRC.
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Old 04-01-2008, 08:29 AM
 
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Don't forget the record players with the switch by the turntable for 78, 45, and 33 1/3 RPM records.
I can still feel that switch under my thumb, sense the spring inside

Remember quad speakers?!
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