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miataman

join:2010-10-27
Chelmsford, MA
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[Fun] Do You remember when....?

... AMAZON was a river !!!

(hopefully another continous thread!)
--
"My hat, my cane, Jeeves".



HenryFarpolo
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join:2003-08-31
Andover, MA

1 recommendation

THREAD was used for sewing!!!



sashwa
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join:2001-01-29
Alcatraz
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reply to miataman

Trolls were supernatural creatures who often had large ears, a foul smell, and were known to take up residency under municipal bridges in the seedier parts of towns.



capecoddah

join:2005-03-18
Yarmouth Port, MA
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reply to miataman

Do you remember when we were young?

I'm 39



Dominokat
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join:2002-08-06
Boothbay, ME
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reply to miataman

As a kid, playing outside in fresh air was normal?



HenryFarpolo
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join:2003-08-31
Andover, MA

GOOGLE...Had a first name..Barney!!!

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOHg5uuZjwY


Frostbite

join:2000-06-13
Marlborough, MA
reply to capecoddah

37. Black Water by the Doobie Bros was the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 the day I was born.
--
-Frosty, KA1FOX



capecoddah

join:2005-03-18
Yarmouth Port, MA
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reply to miataman

DYRW $8.50 to see a concert @ Cape Cod Coliseum?

Doobies played there.


LocutusBorg
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join:2005-12-25
Revere, MA
reply to miataman

IE meant ie:



HenryFarpolo
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join:2003-08-31
Andover, MA
reply to capecoddah

An APPLE was an Apple you ate and a Macintosh was a variety of Apple you ate.

PC didn't mean a damn thing!!



vaxvms
ferroequine fan
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join:2005-03-01
Wormtown
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reply to miataman

SPAM was delivered in a can that was opened with a key on the bottom of the can.



Dominokat
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Boothbay, ME
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reply to miataman

Milk was delivered to your house.



HenryFarpolo
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Andover, MA

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said by Dominokat:

Milk was delivered to your house.

In glass bottles!!


capecoddah

join:2005-03-18
Yarmouth Port, MA
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said by HenryFarpolo:

said by Dominokat:

Milk was delivered to your house.

In glass bottles!!

MOM's DAD delivered milk in Alexandria, Indiana. A couple bottles still exist. We have a "Milk Box" too.

Late 1960's early 1970's Mr. Bell delivered Hood milk to our house.
I need some .5 & .5. (Half and half)


capecoddah

join:2005-03-18
Yarmouth Port, MA
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reply to miataman

DYRW I delivered your newspaper to the door?
$1.65 a week. Front door.
Blizzard of '78 on a bike.



miataman

join:2010-10-27
Chelmsford, MA
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you had to put this in your window in the morning?

»encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/image···sZyLT_ih
--
"My hat, my cane, Jeeves".



Dominokat
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Boothbay, ME
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2 edits

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reply to capecoddah

.... The "high/low" light beam switch in your car was on the floor?



HenryFarpolo
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join:2003-08-31
Andover, MA
reply to miataman

A big screen TV was one with a "Magnifier".

»www.tvhistory.tv/TV-Lens.htm



vaxvms
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Wormtown
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reply to miataman

Windows were used to keep out the weather, not to play solitaire.
--
CMKRNL



HenryFarpolo
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Andover, MA

COOKIES, were for eating not deleting!!



Dominokat
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reply to miataman

...being stuck to the phone by the length of its cord?



miataman

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Chelmsford, MA
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reply to miataman

They were known as Boston Patriots
--
"My hat, my cane, Jeeves".



HenryFarpolo
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Andover, MA

said by miataman:

They were known as Boston Patriots

With games at Fenway Park and Harvard Stadium.


HenryFarpolo
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Andover, MA

And the Boston Braves with games at Braves Field now BU's Nickerson Field.



vaxvms
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Wormtown
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reply to miataman

... when the Massachusetts Turnpike logo hat had an arrow going through it.

... electric bills were printed on punched cards. Do not bend, fold, spindle or mutilate.
--
CMKRNL



Dominokat
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Boothbay, ME
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reply to miataman

Going to the gas station, you were asked "Leaded or Unleaded?"



miataman

join:2010-10-27
Chelmsford, MA
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You bought a pack of "Lucky's" from the machine for a Quarter and a nickel, and there were two pennies change in the pack!!
--
"My hat, my cane, Jeeves".



HenryFarpolo
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join:2003-08-31
Andover, MA

1 recommendation

You ate candy buttons from a foot long strip of paper and probably ate as much paper as candy.



sashwa
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join:2001-01-29
Alcatraz
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reply to Dominokat

You remember when there was no unleaded gas.



Dominokat
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Boothbay, ME
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reply to miataman

Making a long distance phone call and having to give an operator your phone number before the call was completed.