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Old 09-23-2011, 02:58 PM
 
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Jokingly, but also seriously I tell people all the time "yes, as long as I can take my cell phone and lap top!"
Your thoughts?
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Old 09-23-2011, 03:07 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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Jokingly, but also seriously I tell people all the time "yes, as long as I can take my cell phone and lap top!"
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In a heartbeat!
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Old 09-23-2011, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Boca Raton, FL
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Smile Not sure....

I remember Lassie and I had collies. I don't remember the other Rin Tin Tin. I would go back to the 1980's.

The 50's was a time of civility and respect for some but not for others from what I've seen.

I guess there's good and bad about every time, isn't there?
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Old 09-23-2011, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Can't say anything bad about Lassie or Rin Tin Tin (movie GSD), but I was in grade school and high school in the 50's. There were some positive things about that era (political courtesy and the willingness for the parties to work together, for instance), but there was also a lot of injustice, and an atmosphere of "putting a good face" on some of the most offensive behavior. Those who grew up in the 50's should watch the movie "Pleasantville". . .. a comic, but meaningful commentary on those times.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:02 PM
 
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Nah. I'm glad we've put this behind us:


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Old 09-23-2011, 04:13 PM
 
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Nah...I probably be the kid with Old Yeller. We all know how Old Yeller ended up.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:28 PM
 
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In a heartbeat!
Me too! But no cell phone or laptop or cable or any of the other "modern" conveniences. That would ruin how wonderful the 50's and 60's were...when we played outside and rode plain ole single-speed bikes and had skates that required the use of skatekeys.
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Old 09-23-2011, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Orlando, Fl
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Yes! Mainly for Sgt. Preston with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.

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Old 09-23-2011, 04:53 PM
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Me too! But no cell phone or laptop or cable or any of the other "modern" conveniences. That would ruin how wonderful the 50's and 60's were...when we played outside and rode plain ole single-speed bikes and had skates that required the use of skatekeys.
It was a time when I considered myself so fortunate to have been born in the United States. It was the greatest country in the world. There's been wonderful progress in technology since then but socially and politically it's been worse and worse every year.

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Old 09-23-2011, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Lakewood OH
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It was not a good time for women and minorities. Loved the TV shows but wouldn't go back for the world.
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