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  1. Napoleon V2

    Napoleon V2 New Member Shot Dead

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    what was it like during the Iran Hostage Crisis?
     
  2. Westerberg

    Westerberg Nowhere is my home

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    Scary.
     
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    gilaet keep walkin Staff Member

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    It was like a western.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I was a kid but I remember it as very tense and scary at that time.
     
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    it seemed weird as fuck in Argo
    crazy shit to think about really
     
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    Dave was in a gas line
     
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    this.
     
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    As a fluffer?
     
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    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    That was before having 80 24/7 news channels, but it was always on the 3 network's news, and I think ABC had a 30minute update every night after the normal news. I remember it always started like "America Held Hostage: Day 271" or something. I was like 12, 13, 14 at the time, and we thought there was gonna be a war and we'd be getting drafted as soon as we were of age.
     
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    The drugs were pretty good, disco sucked etc...

    I was a sophomore in high school when it started, and a senior when it ended.
     
  12. FunnyFarm2

    FunnyFarm2 voice of reason VIP Gold

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    It was scary. Nothing like that had ever happened to Americans that I could remember. The failed rescue attempt, then the release after Reagan was elected, it was all pretty confusing at the time.

    Shit like that seems so common these days.
     
  13. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Ted Koppel, that turned into Nightline
     
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    Finisher. Those were the days
     
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    FunnyFarm2 voice of reason VIP Gold

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    Wasn't that how Night Line got started? It was going to stay on the air until the crisis ended, but just stayed on for many more years.
     
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    FunnyFarm2 voice of reason VIP Gold

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    That's what I thought.
     
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    Argo was scary as fuck when the Iranians storm the embassy
     
  18. GHP

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    You still had your little yellow rat teefs

    Sigh
     
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    I made a BLT sandwich on whole grain.
     
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    I was in the 5th grade, and all...

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