Do You Remember....?

  1. Candy cigarettes

  2. Wax coke-shaped bottles with colored sugar water inside.

  3. Soda pop machines that dispensed glass bottles

  4. Coffee shops with tableside juke boxes

  5. Blackjack, Clove and Teaberry chewing gum

  6. Home milk delivery in glass bottles, with Cardboard stoppers.

  7. Party lines.

  8. Newsreels before the movie.

  9. P. F. Flyers

  10. Butch wax

  11. Telephone numbers with a word prefix ... (Drexel-5505)

  12. Peashooters.

  13. Howdy Doody

  14. 45 RPM Records

  15. Green Stamps

  16. Hi-fi's

  17. Metal ice cube trays, with levers

  18. Mimeograph paper

  19. Blue flash Bulbs

  20. Beanie and Cecil

  21. roller skate keys

  22. Cork pop guns

  23. Drive ins

  24. Studebakers

  25. Wash tub wringers

  26. The Fuller Brush man

  27. Reel-to-reel tape recorders

  28. Tinkertoys

  29. The Erector Set

  30. The Fort Apache Playset

  31. Lincoln Logs

  32. 15 cent McDonald hamburgers

  33. 5 cent packs of baseball cards...with that awful pink slab of bubblegum

  34. Penny candy

  35. 35 cent-a-gallon gasoline

 

WANT TO GO BACK TO THE TIME WHEN.....................

Decisions were made by going "eeny-meeny-miney-mo."

Mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming, "do over!"

"Race issue" meant arguing about who ran the fastest.

Money issues were handled by whoever was the banker in "Monopoly."

Catching the fireflies could happily occupy an entire evening.

It wasn't odd to have two or three "best" friends.

Being old referred to anyone over 20.

The net on a tennis court was the perfect height to play volleyball and rules didn't matter.

The worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was "cooties".

It was magic when dad would "remove" his thumb.

It was unbelievable that dodgeball wasn't an Olympic event.

Having a weapon in school, meant being caught with a slingshot.

Nobody was prettier than Mom.

Scrapes and bruises were kissed and made better.

It was a big deal to finally be tall enough to ride the "big people" rides at the amusement park.

A foot of snow was a dream come true.

Abilities were discovered because of a "double-dog-dare."

Saturday morning cartoons weren't 30-minute ads for action figures.

No shopping trip was complete, unless a new toy was brought home.

"Oly-oly-oxen-free" made perfect sense.

Spinning around, getting dizzy and falling down was cause for giggles.

The worst embarrassment was being picked last for a team.

War was a card game.

Water balloons were the ultimate weapon.

Baseball cards in the spokes transformed any bike into a motorcycle.

Taking drugs meant orange-flavored chewable aspirin.

Ice cream was considered a basic food group.

Older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest protectors.


If you can remember most or all of these, then you have lived!!!!

Pass this on to anyone who may need a break from their
"grown up" life....

I double-dog-dare ya!!!!!!!!!!!!!


 

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