Listen to radios? Not for Class of '16

Aug 21, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WDTN-TV Dayton

Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League record for consecutive baseball games played.

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#1 Aug 21, 2012
I remember when pencils had no erasers , pens had no ink , and you went to school all day long
teacher had MOM/DAD power and parents were the law

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#2 Aug 21, 2012
My school had dirt floors.

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#3 Aug 21, 2012
milwaukee69 wrote:
My school had dirt floors.
Yeah, and I walked to school in the snow ten miles uphill...BOTH-ways!

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#4 Aug 21, 2012
Bubbletoes wrote:
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Yeah, and I walked to school in the snow ten miles uphill...BOTH-ways!
In SC?!!! No way!!!

And in refute - half of my classes were in a pole barn beside the schoolhouse, and yes - the floor was dirt - any more retorts?

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#6 Aug 21, 2012
Bubbletoes wrote:
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Yeah, and I walked to school in the snow ten miles uphill...BOTH-ways!
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no you didn't , but I walked to school 5 mi , 3 to and 2 back

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#7 Aug 21, 2012
I remember when you still had a mille

A MILL, MIL or MILLE is 1/10th of a US cent or 1/1000th of a US Dollar. In the United States, it is most used in gasoline prices,$0.009 is equal to nine mils, it is also used when discussing taxes on land and prices of electricity.

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#8 Aug 21, 2012
I remember dress codes. Now they look like they just rolled out of bed.
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#9 Aug 21, 2012
Hell, I remember when they would pull the sidewalks up at 5:pm, stores were closed on Wednesday afternoons and all day on Sunday.

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#10 Aug 21, 2012
Dirty_Ed wrote:
Hell, I remember when they would pull the sidewalks up at 5:pm, stores were closed on Wednesday afternoons and all day on Sunday.
In Newnan, Georgia the banks still do that - "supposedly" so the employees can get ready for chuch service on Wednesday evenings and Sundays...rolling eyes

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#11 Aug 21, 2012
I can remember Blue Laws. The only store that was open on Sunday was Walgreens, and only 1/2 the store was open. I learned to drive in the mall parking lots on Sunday because no one was there.

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#12 Aug 21, 2012
Gail Snail wrote:
I can remember Blue Laws. The only store that was open on Sunday was Walgreens, and only 1/2 the store was open. I learned to drive in the mall parking lots on Sunday because no one was there.
we didn't have malls.. concrete highways , and people were polite, driving ,, two lanes was a super high way

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#13 Aug 26, 2012
no fast food places and families at meals together around the table with NO tv on.

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#14 Aug 26, 2012
Funny, I remember Cattle Drives And Barbed Wire...

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#15 Aug 26, 2012
In Ga. blue laws are new laws at least in S.Ga

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#16 Aug 26, 2012
Crazy Jae wrote:
Funny, I remember Cattle Drives And Barbed Wire...
damn I must be old , rock quarries and dino ribs and you had to pick up

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#17 Aug 26, 2012
tallyho wrote:
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damn I must be old , rock quarries and dino ribs and you had to pick up
Not really, just grew up out West with the Cowboys and Cowpokes...

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#18 Aug 28, 2012
radio went off the air with them playing Star Spankled Banner.

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