Complete This Phrase With Your Own. You Know You Are Old When...

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  1. dcwrestlefan

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    - you grew up using a telephone with a dial on it.

    - you own a turntable still as part of your stereo system.

    - you have to make love with "miss clairol" once in awhile.

    - you remember when everyone wore speedos at the beach in the usa.

    - you remember richard nixon resigning.

    - kfc in baltimore was called "ginos".

    - you remember when the orioles were good.

    - you once wore platform shoes (guys) because they were cool.

    - you've ever ridden in a ford pinto or granada, and know what vehicle is being referred to when the words "rich corinthian leather" are said.

    more more more.
     
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    - you remember when a stereo music system was called a "hi-fi."

    - when commercial aircraft had ashtrays on every seat armrest.

    - FM radio airwaves were mostly static with only a few stations available.

    - you remember the disappointing fizzle of Comet Kahoutec

    - you remember POWs arriving home from the Viet Nam war.

    - the school busing controversy.

    - 8 track music players (ka-chunk!)
     
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    - you got off your ass to change channels on the TV set

    - you looked foward to eating at McDonalds..yumm

    - you had a Farrah Fawcett poster above your bed and jacked off to it

    - you carried dimes to use pay phones

    - you wore a mullet with pride and carried a comb in your back pocket

    - you thought good coffee came from Mrs. Folgers

    - you used enzymatic cleaner on your contact lenses
     
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    Hey! I grew up using a dial telephone, and I've rode in a Ford Pinto, Ford Granada, as well as a Chevy Nova, and I'm not old at all!:biggrin:

    You know you're old when..

    - you've worn today's retro fashions the first time around.

    - the coolest songs from your high school days are now being called "old school" on the radio.

    - VH-1 does an "I love the.." special about the decade in which you did most of your growing up.
     
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    am going to "out" myself and be really uncool. my first 8-track was by tony orlando and dawn.

    knock three times...on the ceiling if you want me ! twice on the pipes.
     
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    not possible. all pintos and granadas were in a junkyard by the time you were 8. :)

    i was good friends with a girl in hs that had a nova. that thing roared.
     
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    -You remember when the bus was $1 (NYC)
    -You remember when the bus was <$1
    -You remember the Snorks
    -You remember the Cabbage Patch Kids shortage
    -You tried to shoot the dog from Duck Hunt
    -Commodore 64
     
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    - You remember gas being 39 cents a gallon.
    - And on a related topic, you remember leaded gas being sold in gas stations.
    - You remember cigarette commercials being on TV.

    Uh-oh! I guess I'm old! :eek:
     
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    - Pong was cool, but Space Invaders was high-tech
    - Skylab is falling!
    - Susan B. Anthony quarters... um, I mean dollars
    - You saw any of the shows on TVLand, when they were still in first-run.
    - You drove or rode in a Fishbowl (AMC Pacer)
    - You laughed at your friend because he drove an AMC Gremlin.
     
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    • when dinner and dancing means battling to get your walker out of the trunk so you can get into Denny's before 4 PM.
    • when you start spiking your gin and tonic with Metamucil.
    • a wild night on the town is bingo night at St. Louise Catholic Church.
    • every sentence starts with "Back in my day..."
    • bran replaces salt and pepper as a condiment.
     
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    When you remember going to Old Chicago/Skatetown U.S.A.

    Everybody was a KISS persona for halloween

    The music you listened to is now clips for commercials...
    I( know,I know,marketing and all)

    When you remember or were a sweathog

    "Vinnie Babarino" YouTube - Welcome Back Kotter

    "Chico and the Man" YouTube - Chico and the Man
     
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    - You fart and only dust comes out.
     
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    You go to fix your hair and your comb & brush start to laugh.
     
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    You realize that instead of "The Force" being a binding, magical and ubiquitous power that is the object of the Jedi and Sith monastic orders it instead refers to the insidious combination of Metamucil, Geritol, and Prunes mixed in a blender and drunk in great volume.
     
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    If you remember learning to read and write by the second grade... your old
     
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    - You remember club54 (the club, not the movie)

    - Your rollerskates had two wheels in the front and two in the back (not inline)
     
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    People that were born after you left school have also left school and work at the same place as you.
     
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    A+
     
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    Kids would rather sit in a room playing Xbox than playing sport
     
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    - Your boss is younger than your child(ren.)
     
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