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... you're watching a show with your boy and you have to convince him that payphones existed and you're not joking.
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When you wake up and take stock of what doesn’t hurt vs. what does lol
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When you become invisible to young girls. (Reporting for a friend)
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you remember having a party line.
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As my dad used to say, “Even when you have lead in your pencil you still need someone to write to.”
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Cars had real chrome bumpers. And points and condensers. And gas for it was always around .25c.

Your milk was delivered to your house and always had a layer of cream at the top.

Your washing machine had a hand operated wringer. That was done before you hung them on the clothesline.

You could buy reclaimed oil for your car that came in glass jugs with a metal spout.

Saturday matinee movies at a theater always had cartoons and usually had a serial movie as well
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Before iPhones we had Palm Trios and Blackberry with trackballs.
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Rotary dial phones.
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Girls you would have thought about hitting on in the past call you “ sir” !

When all your favorite songs are on the “ oldies” station .
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When you have to teach your grandkids what this is and how to read it....


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When you can go more than 5 minutes without without the need to check your social media!
Not needing to be constantly entertained, we have lost the art of just chillin!
When you answer the phone without knowing who might be calling and go up to a complete stranger and ask them for directions or better still, read a map or chart.
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When you walked to school , up hill both ways
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Originally Posted by buxa View Post
When you can go more than 5 minutes without without the need to check your social media!
Not needing to be constantly entertained, we have lost the art of just chillin!
When you answer the phone without knowing who might be calling and go up to a complete stranger and ask them for directions or better still, read a map or chart.
Funny you mention that. We were driving down to Cape Coral to stay a month last year in March. I was parked in a gas station reading a map trying to decide which off-the-beaten-track route we should take since we would be early to check-in by taking the interstates.

An old hippy dude parks next to us and called me Old School since I was reading a map. We had a good laugh over that one.
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When you actually realize all the hot young women look at you as their "dad" or "grandfather". Makes you think about you will never go back to that period in your life............
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When a hot young blond approaches you in a ski store, you think you have a chance with her, she opens her mouth and says, “will you pretend to be my father so I can get a tattoo?!”
True story.
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Originally Posted by outathehouse View Post
When a hot young blond approaches you in a ski store, you think you have a chance with her, she opens her mouth and says, “will you pretend to be my father so I can get a tattoo?!”
True story.
Did tell her “sure I’ll be your daddy”
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... when you can relate to everything on this other thread.
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When the hair on your ears needs to be cut more often that the hair on your head.
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