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Old 05-18-2012, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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I remember school paper drives in the 50's. We were either the red or blue team, the grades were divided into two teams. Luckily I usually was on the team that brought in the most newspapers. The prize was a little container of ice cream with a small wooden spoon.
Wooden spoons. Today they have been replaced by flimsy plastic spoons.
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:43 PM
 
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I'm so old I remember... when the 60 watt light bulb was introduced.
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Old 05-18-2012, 11:53 PM
 
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I remember flashcubes on the "new" cameras,,,, and those egg sized flashbulbs on the older ones.
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:30 AM
 
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I remember flashcubes on the "new" cameras,,,, and those egg sized flashbulbs on the older ones.
I remember the olde flash camera bars back in 1869.


1896 Burke & James Flash Lamp - YouTube
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Old 05-19-2012, 02:44 PM
 
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The gazillion candle powered search lights that swept across the night skies when a business wanted to attract your attention.
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Old 05-19-2012, 05:28 PM
 
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The gazillion candle powered search lights that swept across the night skies when a business wanted to attract your attention.
Yep, I remember every time the new cars were being introduced for the year a gazillion monstrous spotlights were roaming the skies.
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Old 05-20-2012, 06:33 AM
 
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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
I remember Morry Amsterdam and Dagmar on late nite TV
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:17 PM
 
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I remember when kids were seen and if heard they knew they had better get outside under that chinaberry tree. And I remember when women knew there places and more importantly men knew theirs. I remember when coffee was a dime
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Old 05-28-2012, 02:58 AM
 
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I remember when people u to save pop-bottles and return them for the deposit. And the old lady who owned the candy store would let u trade the pop-bottles for candy
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Old 05-28-2012, 03:02 AM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
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Milk duds were a nickel a box and them and Kits candies were some of my faves.
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