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hai
05-06-2011, 03:11 PM
Me.

The Challenger disaster

When Pluto was still a planet

Fraggle rock

When MTV was 22hrs of music,1min of news and 1min of interviews.

When you remember when Ozzy Osbourne had a career before he had a tv show.

Captain Power,i mean the spaceships you shot at the tv.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Power_and_the_Soldiers_of_the_Future (It always ticks me off when i say captain power,and a person says captain planet.)

FlaGator
05-06-2011, 03:22 PM
The Banana Splits
Sigmund and the Sea Monster
H. R. Puff-n-Stuff

pyackog
05-06-2011, 03:31 PM
I saw Metallica OPEN for Ozzy. With Cliff Burton.
I had pairs of Pro-Keds and the blue suede mark fives!
I stood up to change the channel and answer the phone.
I remember when music was fun.

FlaGator
05-06-2011, 03:35 PM
I remember when a car jack was something you used to change a tire.

linda22003
05-06-2011, 03:39 PM
Milk delivered to our houses, in an aluminum box outside the door.

linda22003
05-06-2011, 03:40 PM
When Pluto was still a planet



Okay... that was only five years ago.

pyackog
05-06-2011, 03:44 PM
Okay... that was only five years ago.

OK. How about when Pluto was the 9th planet? :p

malloc
05-06-2011, 03:53 PM
I barely remember Fraggle Rock, GI - Joe, Thundercats and Silverhawks after school.

I remember a time when MTV was hair bands 24/7. (I still have a soft spot in my heart for hair bands, power ballads, and spandex).

Aliens scared the crap out of me while Segourney Weaver was a hot chick with a weird name when I was a child.

Shortly after my high school graduation South Park became an overnight American sensation. One day I was waiting to leave for boot camp as normal, and the next day nearly 1 in 10 cars in Phoenix had a South Park sticker on it somewhere. Usually one of the main characters on the back window.

Articulate_Ape
05-06-2011, 04:07 PM
My wife.

djones520
05-06-2011, 04:13 PM
My wife.


http://cache2.artprintimages.com/p/LRG/27/2750/9X3TD00Z/art-print/kristin-mosher-female-chimpanzee-yawning-gombe-national-park-tanzania.jpg

Phillygirl
05-06-2011, 04:38 PM
http://dreager1.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/d737speed-racer-go-speed-posters.jpg

http://phillyphilms.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/lost-in-space2.jpg


http://media.onsugar.com/files/2011/02/09/1/1454/14546035/20/Mood_Ring_Set_of_4.jpg

http://www.distantthunderstudios.com/images/Archie_S.jpg

Arroyo_Doble
05-06-2011, 04:42 PM
I would say the bombing of Libya but that really doesn't work.

lacarnut
05-06-2011, 04:43 PM
Veggie wagons pulled by horses that made the rounds within the city limits. They also sold live chickens.

Starbuck
05-06-2011, 04:46 PM
Eisenhower's inauguration.

A kid leaving class because his father had been killed in Korea.

The Weekly Reader and this picture:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/StappSled.jpg
That's what we thought space travel would be like.

noonwitch
05-06-2011, 04:55 PM
The first moon walk.
My Bugaloo lunchbox from first grade.
John Lennon was killed during my junior year of high school, and John Belushi died of stupidity my senior year.
Watergate.
Vietnam, and the end of the war.
President Ford! That was really important to us in Michigan.

NJCardFan
05-06-2011, 05:09 PM
My first hockey game was the Philadelphia Blazers of the now defunct WHA.

The Flyers 2 Stanley Cups.

The beginning of my fandom of the then St. Louis(now Arizona) Cardinals.

Watergate

The Phillies first World Series.

Dr. Shock

Ultraman

Johnny Socko and his Flying Robot

Hawkgirl
05-06-2011, 05:10 PM
elementary school= smurfs
high school= hairbands and spandex & Reagan

Madisonian
05-06-2011, 05:38 PM
When pro athletes had off season jobs because the game didn't pay that much.
Watching new episodes of TV shows that were filmed in black and white.
25 cent (and lower) per gallon gas.
Detroit was a nice city to go to.

Madisonian
05-06-2011, 05:39 PM
My wife.

Was duct tape required?:confused: :D

Articulate_Ape
05-06-2011, 05:51 PM
Was duct tape required?:confused: :D

What a stupid question. Of course. :rolleyes:

FlaGator
05-06-2011, 06:01 PM
What a stupid question. Of course. :rolleyes:

yeah, right
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b26/flagator/cavewoman.jpg

SaintLouieWoman
05-06-2011, 06:53 PM
My wife.
I hope she doesn't post here! :eek::D

If she does, you're in big trouble.

Rockntractor
05-06-2011, 06:58 PM
When you get a nipple caught in your zipper when you are putting your pants on?:confused:

Gingersnap
05-06-2011, 07:02 PM
No cell phones;

No Internet;

Lawn Darts.

Of course, I still conduct most of my personal life along those three lines. :cool:

Madisonian
05-06-2011, 08:42 PM
What a stupid question. Of course. :rolleyes:

By looking at your trivia scores, you would know stupid.
9 out of 10 today? In 286 seconds?
Is Google your new best friend?

Articulate_Ape
05-06-2011, 08:45 PM
By looking at your trivia scores, you would know stupid.
9 out of 10 today? In 286 seconds?
Is Google your new best friend?

What are you saying? Because I don't have an iPhone to cheat like you do I must be "Googling" my answers? Nice. I happen to have a handicap that makes it hard for me to do anything. :mad:

patriot45
05-06-2011, 08:48 PM
Milk delivered to our houses, in an aluminum box outside the door.

Lord the memories! My dad was a milkman on Long Island when I was growing up and I would be his helper on Saturdays! Those were the days!

Madisonian
05-06-2011, 08:49 PM
What are you saying? Because I don't have an iPhone to cheat like you do I must be "Googling" my answers? Nice. I happen to have a handicap that makes it hard for me to do anything. :mad:

True, living in Jooysey your connection lag is probably longer. That would be a tremendous handicap.

CueSi
05-06-2011, 09:00 PM
That barely within memory, there was a white person not named Clinton or Bush was in the White House. (born in '82.)

~QC

Gingersnap
05-06-2011, 09:10 PM
Nice. I happen to have a handicap that makes it hard for me to do anything. :mad:

I.Q,? :confused:


:p

patriot45
05-06-2011, 09:11 PM
I.Q,? :confused:


:p

No opposable thumbs!:D

NJCardFan
05-06-2011, 09:25 PM
True, living in Jooysey your connection lag is probably longer. That would be a tremendous handicap.

You do know that that annoys the fuck out of us, right? No one who lives in this state pronounces it that way. The only people who pronounce it that way are douchebags who've never been here or who ever interacted with anyone from here.

Articulate_Ape
05-06-2011, 09:28 PM
You do know that that annoys the fuck out of us, right? No one who lives in this state pronounces it that way. The only people who pronounce it that way are douchebags who've never been here or who ever interacted with anyone from here.

QFT

Madisonian
05-06-2011, 09:46 PM
QFT

FOAD

Articulate_Ape
05-06-2011, 09:50 PM
FOAD

SHART

Constitutionally Speaking
05-06-2011, 10:00 PM
I saw Metallica OPEN for Ozzy. With Cliff Burton.
I had pairs of Pro-Keds and the blue suede mark fives!
I stood up to change the channel and answer the phone.
I remember when music was fun.


Ozzy when he was in Black Sabbath

Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars

"WAR" painted behind "STOP" on all of the stop signs in town.

Nightly newsclips on the Vietnam War and my Dad cussing out Walter Cronkite.

Novaheart
05-06-2011, 10:21 PM
When I went to see Bruce Springteen at McDonough Arena, the ticket cost $6.50.

Novaheart
05-06-2011, 10:28 PM
In my Junior year of high school, Mexican pot cost ten bucks per ounce and Colombian cost twenty five per ounce.

My first cell phone cost $500 and came in a small suitcase. Minutes were 40 cents a piece.

A two hour trip in my Sedan de Ville cost less than five dollars in gas.

My first bus ride cost ten cents. The bus stopped in front of my house and let me off in town at my grandmother's house. I was six years old.

Undies
05-06-2011, 11:10 PM
Fire

The wheel

fettpett
05-07-2011, 12:46 AM
When you get a nipple caught in your zipper when you are putting your pants on?:confused:

http://www.myuploadedimages.com/images/71114366384388520999.jpg

FRANK AND BEANS!!!!!

http://aiminglow.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/franks_and_beans.jpg

fettpett
05-07-2011, 12:51 AM
Lets see....

Ducktales, Tail Spin, Aladdin, Darkwing Duck were all new and on after school, as was the Power Rangers

Pokemon was new

Magic: the Gathering was new and there were very few other CCG's

No Prequel triliogy for Star Wars, only the EU books that took place after Return of the Jedi

My aunt not being deployed to Iraq the first time we were there, and collecting Desert Storm trading cards

Bush Sr losing to Clinton (and being mad about it)

nightflight
05-07-2011, 01:21 AM
Kiss Army

Roller Boogie

Defender

Columbian Gold, Acapulco Gold, etc.

Big Wheel

nightflight
05-07-2011, 01:29 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63_lcQUdxxE

marv
05-07-2011, 07:57 AM
World War II........born in '38

Shmoo bars, Atomic Bomb rings, heaters in cars were optional, ice boxes that needed real ice delivered to the house...

obx
05-07-2011, 10:30 AM
I heard this story, I don't know if it is a joke or not. Some people were trying to find out the age of an elderly man. He did not know what year he was born, but he said he could remember when chitlins were cooked inside and you shit outside.

BadCat
05-07-2011, 10:49 AM
Deep Throat
The Devil In Miss Jones

Rockntractor
05-07-2011, 11:18 AM
Ozzy when he was in Black Sabbath



Every song sounded the same!:D

eagleexpress
05-07-2011, 11:37 AM
Cabbage Patch kids and my parents getting me one the Christmas still remember her name was Stella
The Challenger
Jon Bon Jovi and Posion
Ghost Busters

Novaheart
05-07-2011, 12:19 PM
My first rock concert was Blood Sweat And Tears at the Merriweather Post Pavilion.

My first play was Hair at the National Theater.

The first family car I remember was my dad's 1950 Mercury.

Molon Labe
05-07-2011, 01:42 PM
The first moon walk.
My Bugaloo lunchbox from first grade.
John Lennon was killed during my junior year of high school, and John Belushi died of stupidity my senior year.
Watergate.
Vietnam, and the end of the war.
President Ford! That was really important to us in Michigan.

I had a big crush on the Bugaloo Joy. :D

CaughtintheMiddle1990
05-07-2011, 04:08 PM
Sonic the Hedgehog games
Mortal Kombat
Donkey Kong
Beavis & Butthead
The Angry Beavers
Disney making good movies
Batman & Robin
Staying up late with my parents to watch the election returns in 2000. They had voted for Bush.

Speedy
05-07-2011, 04:55 PM
The original Jonny Quest

Hot Wheels Cartoons on saturday mornings.

The Osmonds

The original Batman tv series

Articulate_Ape
05-07-2011, 07:29 PM
The original Jonny Quest



Is there another kind? :confused:

Articulate_Ape
05-07-2011, 07:29 PM
Sonic the Hedgehog games
Mortal Kombat
Donkey Kong
Beavis & Butthead
The Angry Beavers
Disney making good movies
Batman & Robin
Staying up late with my parents to watch the election returns in 2000. They had voted for Bush.

Pong.

fettpett
05-07-2011, 07:49 PM
Is there another kind? :confused:

yeah, they did a reboot of the series in the 90's, it was actually really well done and very similar to the original

Articulate_Ape
05-07-2011, 07:52 PM
yeah, they did a reboot of the series in the 90's, it was actually really well done and very similar to the original

I'll be damned, I didn't know that. Maybe djones is right for once. Did Johnny and Haji wear gloves on their feet?

marv
05-07-2011, 09:03 PM
The first family car I remember was my dad's 1950 Mercury.

Great cars and great years. Mercs were called "sleds"!

My second car was a '49 coupe, and my fourth was a '51 sedan...dechromed, grey primer, pipes, lowered, all the stuff that was important in high school in the fifties.......

Novaheart
05-07-2011, 10:13 PM
Great cars and great years. Mercs were called "sleds"!

My second car was a '49 coupe, and my fourth was a '51 sedan...dechromed, grey primer, pipes, lowered, all the stuff that was important in high school in the fifties.......

My dad converted a house trailer to store a wooden Chesapeake work boat on in the winter. Because the boat was on a cradle, the entire trailer and cradle had to be submerged which meant it went all the way down the ramp and then the wheels would go past the end of the ramp. The Mercury pulled the entire rig twice a year for two work boats.

megimoo
05-07-2011, 10:21 PM
My dad converted a house trailer to store a wooden Chesapeake work boat on in the winter. Because the boat was on a cradle, the entire trailer and cradle had to be submerged which meant it went all the way down the ramp and then the wheels would go past the end of the ramp. The Mercury pulled the entire rig twice a year for two work boats.Salt water is tough on the trailers wheel bearings and the metal chassis .

fettpett
05-08-2011, 08:33 AM
I'll be damned, I didn't know that. Maybe djones is right for once. Did Johnny and Haji wear gloves on their feet?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Real_Adventures_of_Jonny_Quest

they weren't monkey's :p

Molon Labe
05-08-2011, 10:50 AM
I actually remember standing in a line of about 4 or 5 people to play Pac Man when it came out. That's how popular it was.

Buying 8 track tapes then buying cassettes

When I thought the world was over when David Lee Roth left Van Halen

going to a drive in to see Star Wars



Speaking of standing in line: Remember when to see a new hit movie you had to do that. I remember standing in lines that wrapped around the theatres to see Superman The Movie and Return of the Jedi

namvet
05-08-2011, 03:01 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/81/Lockheed_L-1649_Constellation_TWA.jpg/783px-Lockheed_L-1649_Constellation_TWA.jpg

flying in these. the props actually had reverse thrust

NJCardFan
05-08-2011, 06:13 PM
I actually remember standing in a line of about 4 or 5 people to play Pac Man when it came out. That's how popular it was.

Buying 8 track tapes then buying cassettes

When I thought the world was over when David Lee Roth left Van Halen

going to a drive in to see Star Wars



Speaking of standing in line: Remember when to see a new hit movie you had to do that. I remember standing in lines that wrapped around the theatres to see Superman The Movie and Return of the Jedi

Did you ever put quarters on the machines you wanted to play?

Articulate_Ape
05-08-2011, 06:45 PM
When I was a kid the Dead Sea was just really sick.

hai
05-08-2011, 09:13 PM
On how younger people never heard of Judas Priest,Iron Maiden,Or Megadeth. It makes me feel like those really old people who complain about people never hearing about The Who.