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Radio Flyer Car Original Story...
YouTube ^ | April 30, 2013 | Mike Nederbrook

Posted on 05/02/2013 8:18:07 AM PDT by Kaslin

I got this in an email. Click on the link to watch it.

The Little Red Wagon

Down to the last detail. Unbelievable


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1 posted on 05/02/2013 8:18:07 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

..an oldie, but a goodie. I always wondered if he ever got any sponsor money?.


2 posted on 05/02/2013 8:22:40 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Kaslin

Love it.


3 posted on 05/02/2013 8:30:25 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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To: Doogle
It's the first time I've seen it.

If he didn't, he should have

4 posted on 05/02/2013 8:30:51 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Conservative4Ever

I put the link on my FB page


5 posted on 05/02/2013 8:32:19 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

I had a little red wagon. I never played with it. I never got the concept. What am I supposed to do with this thing?


6 posted on 05/02/2013 8:52:45 AM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

Oh that is what little boys are supposed to have. My son had one when he was a little boy. I tried to buy one for my grandson when he was 1 years old, but all I could find was one made out of plastic. He will be 10 next month. My son, his dad gave it away last year to a family with small kids


7 posted on 05/02/2013 9:00:00 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

I gave one to my sons too. They never played with it either.


8 posted on 05/02/2013 9:03:30 AM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

“”””What am I supposed to do with this thing?”””””

Come on, that sounds like one of the kids nowadays.

“A plain cardbord box... what am I supposed to do with this”?

i-m-a-g-i-n-a-t-i-o-n

Thats not a cardboard box. Thats a pirate ship plundering for treasure! Thats a jail and you are a gunslinger about to breakout! Thats an alien spaceship heading for the middle of the universe! Thats a racecar at the Indy500! Thats a tent in the wilderness.. you are DaveyCrocket and surrounded by grizzly bears! Thats a dungeon and you have broke in to free the princess held captive!

...at least thats how we rolled when we were kids.
Nowadays... face in the screen... beep beep blip beep... tap tap... computer screen... tap tap... cell phone... beep beep. “Hey Mom whats that outside?”
Oh honey, thats what we call ‘The Sun’.
“Wow” return to screen... beep beep... tap tap tap... blip beep beep.......


9 posted on 05/02/2013 9:21:49 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: DManA

Oh man I loved mine.

I usually had it strung to tha back of my bike. It was full of dead squirells or dead snakes or stringer of fish or whatever at any given time.

That was back before children suffered from Vitamin D deficiencies like they do now from never having the Sun on their neck.


10 posted on 05/02/2013 9:25:12 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: DManA

I used mine to haul beer bottles up town to the beer joint and collect my penny a piece. Got them from walking along the edge of country roads in Southern Oregon on weekends while my dad climbed telephone poles with the lineman that jointly owned the phone company with his mother. I’d knock on the door of the beer joint and some old guy would come and take my wagon inside and then bring in back with my money. Used it to buy my scout uniform.


11 posted on 05/02/2013 9:32:50 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: envisio
“A plain cardbord box... what am I supposed to do with this”?

A cardboard box full of kids was great for grooming the slope (our street) on a snowy day so we could go even faster on our sleds. The town never plowed our street and barricaded it so us kids could have it as our own.

Lawyers have made sure that can never happen again.

12 posted on 05/02/2013 9:37:51 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: DManA
I had a little red wagon. I never played with it. I never got the concept. What am I supposed to do with this thing?

You went around the neighborhood, picked up girls, pulled them to your treehouse, and played Doctor with them.

13 posted on 05/02/2013 9:44:20 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Fresh Wind

I remember sliding down the avenue. We had enough sense to post a kid at the cross street intersection who would run out waving his arms if a car was coming and we’d crash into the woods to keep from getting run over.

WHERE THE HELL WERE OUR PARENTS!!!


14 posted on 05/02/2013 9:58:33 AM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

We also had a sled trail back in the woods. You had to be pretty careful, if you didn’t make the sharp turn at the bottom, you ended up in the brook. I don’t think our parents even knew about that one!

Our parents didn’t seem particularly worried, we even has the use of the sled that my mom still had from when she was a kid.


15 posted on 05/02/2013 10:19:35 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: DManA

I had the wooden stake-side model. It had slatted pieces you could remove.

Pulled all kinds of stuff, kids too, mostly attached to bike.


16 posted on 05/02/2013 10:22:46 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (0bama is a POS, with all due respect to excrement.)
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To: DManA
I guess you needed a Tiger to go with your wagon


17 posted on 05/02/2013 10:28:52 AM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: Fresh Wind

Free range kids. What a different world that was. I don’t think my kids spent 5 minutes where we didn’t know EXACTLY where they were and what they were doing.


18 posted on 05/02/2013 10:31:59 AM PDT by DManA
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To: BBell

We came this close to naming our first son Calvin. We let people talk us out of it. Still kinda regret it.


19 posted on 05/02/2013 10:33:21 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Kaslin
This video contains a very interesting lecture in which the grandson of the inventor of the Radio Flyer talks about the story of his immigrant grandfather and also how the grandson helped rescue the dying company in recent times.
20 posted on 05/02/2013 10:46:17 AM PDT by wideminded
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To: DManA

“I don’t think my kids spent 5 minutes where we didn’t know EXACTLY where they were and what they were doing.”

I don’t think I spent 5 minutes where my parents even knew where I was or what I was doing. Not that they weren’t deathly concerned though. However, I would hop on my bike and peddle for MILES to explore the big city.


21 posted on 05/02/2013 10:52:47 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: envisio
i-m-a-g-i-n-a-t-i-o-n

Ahhhh, another adult who enjoys watching SBSP.

"It's surprisingly interesting... for a narrative about a sponge."

22 posted on 05/02/2013 11:02:57 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: katana

“”””Ahhhh, another adult who enjoys watching SBSP”””””

What is SBSP?


23 posted on 05/03/2013 5:47:07 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: envisio
SBSP = Sponge Bob Square Pants

One whole episode was devoted to the fun a kid could have with a cardboard box and "imagination".


24 posted on 05/03/2013 11:07:56 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Kaslin

My older daughters hooked their wagon to a wild goat...then put my youngest who was about 3 in the wagon and they were going to lead the goat and give little sis a ride down the road. The goat got away from them and ran off pulling the wagon with the little one in it. Little sister got a ride all right and still remembers it 20 years later. No one was hurt in that adventure either, not even the goat.


25 posted on 05/03/2013 11:14:17 AM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: envisio

Imagination is the key. I remember I had a doll when I was a little girl, that I had gotten for Christmas. For some reason I broke it, so my mother said you are not getting another doll. So I took a piece of wood and put it in the doll carriage and pretended it was a doll. I never forgot this


26 posted on 05/03/2013 3:30:46 PM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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