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Remember when ....

Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:07 am
by justhinkn
Trying something new. Start every comment with, Remember when ....

(I'm looking forward to all the reminiscing this will hopefully bring.)

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:09 am
by Puca!
...we used to sneak into drive in movie theaters by hiding in the trunk of a car?

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:45 pm
by JP Jones
Elvis shaking his hips was an outrage ...

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:19 pm
by board_admin
You could see someone you hadn't talked to in 3 months and have a conversation about what had been going on in their life because you didn't know. . . this was before social media.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:43 pm
by justhinkn
you had to dial a phone number by rotating a numbered dial.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:02 am
by treehousegirl
...you still wrote letters in cursive, put them in an envelope and sent them through the mail?

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:24 am
by JP Jones
treehousegirl wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:02 am
...you still wrote letters in cursive, put them in an envelope and sent them through the mail?
Yes. I heard the other day that it is coming to light that young people have held phones so much that they can't hold pencils/pens correctly.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... octors-say

Sad, very sad.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:57 am
by justhinkn
we used to play Cowboys and Indians at school with pop guns, bows and arrows! Then, when we got tired of playing, we would pull out our pocket knives and whittle. :-o

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:55 pm
by Puca!
...thongs were shower shoes?

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:15 pm
by sunnysloper
treehousegirl wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:02 am
...you still wrote letters in cursive, put them in an envelope and sent them through the mail?
I don't write in cursive anymore, but you can bet your * I sure as * speak in cursive. Woops, maybe that's a different type of curse.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:22 am
by treehousegirl
sunnysloper wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:15 pm
treehousegirl wrote:
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:02 am
...you still wrote letters in cursive, put them in an envelope and sent them through the mail?
I don't write in cursive anymore, but you can bet your * I sure as * speak in cursive. Woops, maybe that's a different type of curse.
I had to laugh that there were 9 comments and 195 views!!!!!!

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:48 am
by justhinkn
milk came in glass containers that we recycled by returning them to the store.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:39 pm
by Puca!
I remember 45 rpm record adapters

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:42 pm
by Puca!
I remember self-service tube testers.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:57 pm
by justhinkn
shopping for new shoes involved sticking your foot, with the shoe on, in an x-ray machine to check the fit.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:04 pm
by board_admin
justhinkn wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:57 pm
shopping for new shoes involved sticking your foot, with the shoe on, in an x-ray machine to check the fit.
Is this for real!?

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:11 pm
by Puca!
board_admin wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:04 pm
justhinkn wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:57 pm
shopping for new shoes involved sticking your foot, with the shoe on, in an x-ray machine to check the fit.
Is this for real!?
Yes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe-*_fluoroscope

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:34 am
by Puca!
Head for the hills, I say, boy! For the hills! ~ Foghorn Leghorn

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:57 pm
by justhinkn
"Say the secret word and win $100!" (Who used to say this on what game show?) :-\

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:22 am
by Puca!
justhinkn wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:57 pm
"Say the secret word and win $100!" (Who used to say this on what game show?)
You Bet Your Life! Groucho Marx.

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:27 pm
by Puca!
I remember Fotomat!

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:37 pm
by justhinkn
Puca! wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:22 am
justhinkn wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:57 pm
"Say the secret word and win $100!" (Who used to say this on what game show?)
You Bet Your Life! Groucho Marx.
"Say Goodnight Gracie"

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:38 pm
by Puca!
justhinkn wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:37 pm
Puca! wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:22 am
justhinkn wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:57 pm
"Say the secret word and win $100!" (Who used to say this on what game show?)
You Bet Your Life! Groucho Marx.
"Say Goodnight Gracie"
Goodnight!

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:36 pm
by Puca!
I remember when my Dad monkey-rigged our Magnavox TV with headphones in the mid 1950's so I could hear TV! :D :ymhug:

Re: Remember when ....

Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:26 pm
by clovercreek
Hamburger Corner, Fanci Freez, Westside, PacOut, Viking, Big Bun, Red Steer on State, AW on State Street, AW on Fairview, Hungry Onion, Golden Wheel, Two Boys In and Out,................