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When women didn’t go around with long, stringy hair.

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The Fuller Brush man!

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that you weren't an adult until you turned 21

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When TV signed off at midnight.

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When there were no security check points at airports...or courts or wherever

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when Zoom was my brother's favorite cereal

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challenger explosion

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The Thin Man tv show with Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk (and Asta as Asta.)



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When we wouldn’t discuss politics, salaries or ireligion



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Just bought Sanka coffee, found it on Amazon.

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.25 a gal gas

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Yuban coffee



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On the colume stick shift cars



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when Zoom was a cereal

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Eating at Woolworth’s lunch counter.



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when leafy greens were 3 bunches for a dollar

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When Richard Nixon was VP or the US.



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when Zoom was a breakfast cereal

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Lone Ranger on radio



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Bozo

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Dick and Jane. Or if you went to Catholic school, John and Mary. emoticon



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when tv came on around 5 PM and went off at midnight with the Star Spangled Banner playing.

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And the baby seat hung over the back of the front seat.




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Walking to the store to sell coke bottles ( the deposit ).




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Little Lulu



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Shopping at Famous Barr, Styx, Baer, & Fuller, Venture, and Grandpa Pigeons



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Two Ton Baker (character in ad for Mad Merry Riverview in Chicago)
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Romper Room
Plastic (ugh) seat covers on good furniture
Gas stoves that did not have automatic pilot lights
Coal Furnaces in the basement
Tuckpointing
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Lots of things

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Shopping at Mervyn's lol. And Foleys...



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When we were excited to have a Princess phone

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sugar cubes that contained the polio vaccine

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Getting the polio vaccine



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When cars did not have seat belts in them.

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black and white television

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The ice man delivering in a horse and wagon

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Exxon gas stations were called Esso gas stations

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No color tv



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Chevron Stations were called Standard

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When the majority of people were older than me

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I am old enough to remember making fun of old people who said they were old enough to remember....

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Television stations signing off in the early morning hours. Then you would only see a test pattern.



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when television was only on for a few hours a day

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telephone party lines.

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When premium gasoline was called high test gasoline

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I still call the refrigerator the ice box, because we had an ice box in 1950, when we came here from Germany, and I was only 3.

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When we said television set or TV set



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The Howdy Doody Show.

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Car starter on floor board



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different times



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Ice cube trays



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Choo Choo Charlie (was an engineer)




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Howdy Dowdy



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Sucrets cough drops when they came in a tin box, which was then used to hold "stuff."

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Milk and cookies in kindergarten.



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I went to a 1one room school

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When we only went out to eat for a special occasion.

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I can still remember the theme song melody for Ruff and Ready, tough not all of the words.
Here come Ruff and Ready emoticon

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Ruff and Ready



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Clothing drying in the breeze on a clothesline.



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Ash trays in every house, even though no one there smoked, but in case friends came that did. Afraid to tell them to do it outside back then.

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square dancing

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large paper bags for groceries - no plastic!

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going to the movies was just a quarter

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Arthur Godfrey and Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour

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Julius LaRosa



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Phone party-lines. We had five others on the same phone line back in the 40s and into the early 50s.

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Hard, non absorbent toilet paper

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When we girls were not allowed to wear pants to school, no matter the weather.

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When I could get a piece of ice to suck on from the ice truck.



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Before there were dials on phones. An operator would come on and you’d ask to be connected to a number.



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The hamburgler



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when my son cut the grass



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Before we started using zip codes.



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regular times



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Bozo the clown. 🤡



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Thanks, saltychocolate.



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Party phone lines

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I was wondering the same thing CHIPPEE This is what I found: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milk_caps_(game)

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