New York City 25 Years Ago

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  1. fland

    fland Well-Known Member

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    Here's a vid of just an average day in NYC a quarter century ago:

     
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    How anyone can live in that cesspool then or now is beyond me
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Looks like a cesspool to me. I'll stay safe in the suburbs, thank you.

    Edit: double use of "cesspool."
     
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    I hated those squeegee assholes.
    (Boy, does this make me feel old...sigh)
     
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    I hear Deblasio is doing all he can to return it to that.
     
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    The most depressing part: 1990 was 25 years ago.
     
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    Love it!! Love littering and no rules like now. That was America not like now.
     
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    I'll take my "boring" hood over that any day.

     
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    Dan Do you like my car?

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    Couldn't tell the men from the women... T-shirts, jeans with belts, white tennis shoes, mullets, and big ol' shades. At the time we thought we looked cool.:doh:
     
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    I love the mom jeans on the women and the men.
     
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    Dinkins was mayor. Good times for criminals and bums.
     
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    Please tell me that polar bear wasn't dead... :bug:
     
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    lilbuddy67 A man with breath-taking anger management issues Banned User

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    They ought to find one from 1975. EEK!
     
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    He's high on wine.
     
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    It looked okay to me but I've lived here all my life.
     
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    I didn't mind the squeegee guy since the were doing something for the $1 and my windshield did need cleaning. The guys I hated were the ones that would just walk up to your car while you were waiting at a light and beg.
     
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    The one good thing, No Fucken Cell Phones!

    Now, there would be hundreds of people walking while checking their smartphone.
     
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    Except for the guys with the snot rags who just smeared their boogers on your windshield. :giggle:
     
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