Do You Remember...................

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by locoWelder, May 28, 2007.

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  1. locoWelder

    locoWelder Guest

    Hide and go seek at dusk.

    One speed-bicycles.

    Hopscotch, butterscotch, double dutch.

    Jacks, kickball, and dodge ball.

    Mother May I? Red Rover.

    Hula Hoops, jacks.

    Wax Lips and Mustaches.

    Penny candy in a brown paper bag.

    A million mosquito bites and sticky fingers.

    Catching lightning bugs in a jar.

    Laughing so hard that your stomach hurt.

    An ice cream cone on a warm summer night...

    A cherry coke from the fountain at the corner drug store.

    Running till you were out of breath.

    When the only time you wore sneakers

    was at school, for gym.

    When it took five minutes for the TV to warm up,

    if you even had one.

    When nearly everyone's mom was at

    home when the kids got there.

    When laundry detergent had free glasses,

    dishes or towels hidden inside the box.

    When nobody owned a purebred dog.

    When a quarter was a decent allowance.

    When you'd reach into a muddy gutter for a penny.

    When girls never kissed on the first date.

    The Draft.

    When your mom wore nylons

    that came in two pieces.

    When every adult had a title as

    Mr., Mrs., Miss., Sir, or Ma'am.

    The Mickey Mouse Club

    When you got your windshield cleaned,

    oil checked, and gas pumped, without asking,

    for free, every time.

    And you got trading stamps to boot!

    And, you didn't pay for air.

    Drive In movies.

    When homework assignments were a daily routine.

    When being sent to the principal's office was

    nothing compared to the fate that awaited a

    misbehaving student at home.

    Sitting on the back porch listening to

    the ballgame on the radio.

    When Sundays were for God and families

  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    do i?

    shoot dude, i was the one pumping the gas, checking the fluids, airing the tires, & wiping ALL the windows...cheerfully.

    remember when a tip was something you got for a job well done?

    i do :D
  3. OldPete

    OldPete Guest

    All of the above + buying '55~'57 Chevys for < $500 in decent running order AND Wolfman Jack!
  4. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    I remember getting our first color tv
    (had to invite my friends over to watch batman in color) :shock:
    and when my dad took the family (parents and 4 kids)to dinner at a real restaurant to celebrate getting a raise to $200/wk :p
    short pants and bowties :lol:
  5. iRide Customs

    iRide Customs Member

    Remember when we didn't have cell phones?!?! Just kidding!

    Remember your first Red Rider BB gun??
  6. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    you'll shoot your eye out with that
    :lol: :lol: :lol:
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  8. Tom

    Tom Active Member

    Yes. I got it a few months ago. :lol:
  9. SimpleSimon

    SimpleSimon Active Member

    All of the first list except the last item - Sundays were for building things in the shop with Dad, full family weeding sweep of the 1.5 acre garden (which had no decorative flowers), riding my bike to friends houses, or the horse up into the national forest, or working on the tree house network in the wood lot, or skinny-dipping in the creek if it was hot, or my personal favorite - blowing stumps, or boulders, or whatever with Dad.

    I remember the first time I bought a tank of gas - 12 gallons, it cost $2.39, and got an oil check, windshield washed, and tire pressures checked included.

    My first car cost me $50, and I sold it for $75. My first "date" was taking my girl for a picnic in the canyon 3 miles from home, on horseback.

    Anybody remember the old Cushman Trailmaster dirt bikes?
  10. School House Rock
    The Super Friends every Saturday
    Martha Quinn
    My first cell phone it was HUGE.
    The Song Remains the Same/The Wall every Saturday Night at the Movies.
    Carburetors on BLOWERS on MOPARS.
    That 200 mile drive just because.
  11. HoughMade

    HoughMade Guest

    Heck, I'm about to ask:

    "Do you remember locoWelder?"

    BTW- I have every Schoolhouse Rock ever made on DVD.
  12. MasterLink

    MasterLink Member

    please and watching speed racer after school at 3:30 i can still remember wacking the tv to get the color back
    (and but and or will get u very far la la ) he he
    and kiss who can forget kiss u guys remember the album covers .....
  13. Scottm

    Scottm Guest

    Standing up in the back seat of grandaddy's dark green1972 Chevy Impala watching the world go by. When I got tired I could lay down in the back window deck behind the seat. Lap belts still folded from the factory.

    Grandaddy pushing me around the garden in the wheel barrel.

  14. keystone

    keystone New Member

    my 65 gto-67 fairlane428 bring those times back!!
  15. wavygravy

    wavygravy Guest

    god bless ya for that thread loco! america went to h-ll when walt disney died!
  16. stude13

    stude13 Active Member

    when my had was in the korean war, i stayed with my grand parents, you pumped and hauled water to the house, used a crank phone, went to town on saturday after chores, watched a movie projected on the side of a building, used outhouse, and went to chrch on sunday. aint that the ****s? mitch
  17. jared3377

    jared3377 Member

    Saturday morning cartoons with a bowl of cereal and my favorite blanket...

    Riding my bicycle/scooter/skateboard EVERYWHERE I went...

    Hangin' at the local outdoor pool ALL day w/no worries and one heckuva bronze tan...

    Camping and fishing with my family, campfires with s'mores and ghost stories...

    Riding my minibike up and down, up and down, up and down the alley, probably driving my neighbors nuts... (HA! No wonder I'm an MBer!)

    Good times, good memories, nice post!
  18. MasterLink

    MasterLink Member

    wait i just remember one more thing ...putting cards on the forks heheh
  19. Has anyone seen LocoWelder?

    Last we heard of this man traveling the US of A.

    He has to be done by now.
  20. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    When LSD had not been made illegal.