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      04-29-2020, 09:33 AM   #23
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Do you remember how busy the banks were the beginning of the month when the old people would come in to get their interest posted in their bank books?
I remember green stamps. Anyone else?

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Anyone else here ever been on an elevator listening to an instrumental KISS track and realize that our youth is over?

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I was in a gas station sometime last year and Suicidal Tendencies (not a well known band by most) How Will I Laugh Tomorrow was playing over the PA. The kid behind the register seemed cool, so I asked, "Who determines what gets played music-wise in here." He looked at me like I was crazy and replied, "Um, it comes from somewhere, I have no idea what this garbage is."
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I work in IT and frequent different school systems within my state. On Fridays I'll usually wear funny technology related shirts. I was once in a high school and had a shirt with a cassette tape, a floppy disk, and a VCR tape on it. It says something like "never forget" below the images. A high schooler pointed to the floppy disk on my shirt and said "hey, I know what that one is, you have the 'save button' on your shirt".
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Pager? Too young to be an old fart!

Get off my lawn, kid!!!!!
I was 30 when I got my first pager, needed it for drug work. They'd been around for a few years but I couldn't justify the expense.
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You could stack 45's or albums on the stereo spindle and they'd drop <shudder> one on top of the other so you could listen to a bunch of tunes in a row.
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You could stack 45's or albums on the stereo spindle and they'd drop <shudder> one on top of the other so you could listen to a bunch of tunes in a row.
I remember this! I can picture my father sitting next to this massive ass piece of furniture, I recall tales that it was a stereo; it did have a turntable, a receiver and an 8-track. My dad would sit for hours recording 8-tracks from vinyl.

Could you imagine making a tape to listen to now??? Literally sitting and listening to each song as it copied. Cut/paste and drag & drop these days, that is if you're like me and still using dated technology of thumb drives in your car. Streaming services have pretty much wiped out actually having a song stored anywhere now.

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...when you start to get "sleeping injuries". Go to bed fine, wake up with your back/neck all messed up.
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...when you start to get "sleeping injuries". Go to bed fine, wake up with your back/neck all messed up.
I remember going to my doctor for my annual. He's a really good guy, his father was my doctor before him.....anyway I was in good health but I was listing off a number of general complaints.....sore back and knees etc.....he starts laughing at me and tells me I'm aging.......that was just a cruel thing to say.
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You could stack 45's or albums on the stereo spindle and they'd drop <shudder> one on top of the other so you could listen to a bunch of tunes in a row.
And you had either that adapter for the stack of 45's or the individual little gadget for each record.
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I remember going to my doctor for my annual. He's a really good guy, his father was my doctor before him.....anyway I was in good health but I was listing off a number of general complaints.....sore back and knees etc.....he starts laughing at me and tells me I'm aging.......that was just a cruel thing to say.
Remember when doctors actually made house calls? They'd come with their black bag in hand.
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And you had either that adapter for the stack of 45's or the individual little gadget for each record.
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When I first started school, girls were not allowed to wear pants, we had to wear dresses. I think that changed when I was in 2nd or 3rd grade.
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