what do you miss about the 'old days'?

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  1. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    i was on a long bike ride today out around lake arlington and noticed all of the older homes are on huge lots.
    even the small frame houses sit on acreages with tons and trees.
    i'd rather live in a mobile home on a large lot than a mcmansion. srsly.
     
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    geo Well-Known Member

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    oh and splashwhat
     
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    I liked it when you could burn your leaves in the street in front of your house

    good times good times
     
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    geo Well-Known Member

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    the houses are too close together. the whole fucking neighborhood would be up in flames in minutes. :grad:
     
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    When I started driving, gas was 89 cents a gallon. That was nice.

    I also miss full-service gas stations that had cigarettes and water/sodas in the little booth that they could bring you. They pretty much don't exist anymore. Maybe in Jersey?
     
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    Kids actually played outside and parents didn't have to know there they were at at all times
     
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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    similar note....when i was in college i lived on the main floor of an old, giant victorian house that was split into an upper and lower rental unit. i had a huuuuge front porch that was great to hang out on with my pals. we were porch monkeys and we liked it. because we had a front porch. most new houses don't have those sweet front porches.
     
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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    catching fireflies and putting them in mayo jars with holes poked in the lid.

    then they died.
     
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    Music still on MTV....

     
  10. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    you peed off the porch, didn't you?
     
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    oh yeah. i peed off the porch a lot.
     
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    The thing I miss about the old days? My youth.
     
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    I miss the way the world worked before beepers and cell phones. You could just be out doing whatever without constant interruptions.
     
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    My kid still catches fireflies. :)
     
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    Wut the hell, geo?
     
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    The only time kids play is if its costing the parents money, karate, dance, baseball etc. If you told a group of kids to play tag they would look at you like you were from mars.
     
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  17. geo

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    the old days, aos. the old days. :2kbill:
     
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    My kid plays outside all the time. :dontknow:
     
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    I miss when the blacks were afraid of dogs.
     
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  20. Shivvy

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    My daughter would love to. But no other kid in the neighborhood does