Are you older than dirt. I am..

Sloppy Joe

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Soda pop deposit bottles. 3 cents for the 12 oz. and 5 cents for the quart bottles. We would look for them to turn in for buying candy. That was when candy bars were 10 cents.
 

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I remember everything on the list. I'm old. I also remember the Lockheed Electra, which had a lovely deep, warm sound as it passed boon take off.
 

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Well...

I may not be as old as some folks in this thread but I'm dirtier :naughty:
 

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Yea, I'm dirt, but prefer to be called dusty:D
 

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I remember everything on the list. I'm old. I also remember the Lockheed Electra, which had a lovely deep, warm sound as it passed boon take off.

My first flight was on a DC3 which was an operational aeroplane at that time!
 

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I'm so old I can feel my bones fossilising as I speak~
 

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Truman was pres when I was born, you whippersnappers.


But only for 2 more months. :rolleyes:
 

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I remember walking to school... uphill... in the snow... both ways.

Yea - I'm older n dirt, too! I got 15 of 16 and they all brought back great memories of a time and era gone by. It was a better time.

Holy ****... I'm old!
 

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I remember when stations used to sign off. Most played the national anthem but there was one station that played this Bill Medley video (Peace Brother, Peace).

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_aRyGjlT6Q[/ame]


You can add this one to the older than dirt category - Manual Singer Sewing Machines. My grandmother had this old Singer that you would have to rock this pedal back and forth to make the sewing needle go up and down.

These aren't too old but still pretty old - Radios/TVs that had tubes in them.
 

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I could shoot a fool with a pea shooter...
 

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I can recall the JFK funeral, my earliest memory

why did Jr. wear shorts ?
 

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Now that you reminded me, I remember all that stuff. Although, we didn't have a party line. I also remember Western Jamboree on Saturday morning just after the test pattern(which I watched until the Western Jamboree came on).
I also remember actually going outside without supervision and playing outside all day until being called in for supper.
EDIT: I remember watching the coverage of John Glen's launch into space on our Black and white TV.
 

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I had 10 at first, until I googled the blue flashbulb. Working for Kodak I remembered my Grandfather had them. If I remember them correctly they were also square and rotated. You could get four photos out of one bulb.

I guess I come from a generation where any back talk was not tolerated. Even the inquisitive question was concidered sassing back. A good way to get knocked on your a$$ for real.

O.P. Out of all you mentioned the best was having to ask to be excused from the table. I like to add at least in my house we were quiet at the table and not allowed to bring up anything bad from earlier in the day until my father ate his dinner.
 

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60? You're just kids. 64 here! I remember the original (only real) Woodstock (kinda)!
My nephew says that I'm so old I fart dust!
 

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it's interesting that payphones have disappeared.

I guess it's, 'F**k you' if you don't have a cell phone.
 

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... and they should bring back the little side wing windows dammit!!

Yes. You could have some fresh air without being blasted by the wind.

If you remembered 11-16 = You're older than dirt !!! THAT'S ME !!!

I got 15. I saw those laundry wringers, but we used a clothesline in the yard instead.
 

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