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If you grew up in the 50's, 60's, 70's, or 80's, then be grateful! (video)
liveleak ^ | june 8, 2013

Posted on 06/10/2013 12:17:31 PM PDT by lowbridge

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1 posted on 06/10/2013 12:17:31 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Well, the 80’s is pushing it.


2 posted on 06/10/2013 12:22:49 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: lowbridge

Loved it!


3 posted on 06/10/2013 12:23:26 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: lowbridge

Most people who grew up in the 80’s would rather have grown up in the 50’s!.. or maybe they’re too stupid to realize their misfortune.


4 posted on 06/10/2013 12:27:28 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: lowbridge

Hell, the strength of our currency back in those decades was enough reason to want to live in them. I’d be even more wealthy than I am if I’d been in my twenties during the fifties.

Of course, the hippie generation and Vietnam probably would’ve put a crimp on my life.


5 posted on 06/10/2013 12:30:51 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

***Most people who grew up in the 80’s would rather have grown up in the 50’s!.. or maybe they’re too stupid to realize their misfortune.****

I remember the 1950s as a child. Those years were GREAT for me!

Then it all came to an end in 1956. Then ten years of hell that has “marked” for life all us kids.


6 posted on 06/10/2013 12:30:55 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

I’ll bite, what happened in 1956 that scarred an entire generation?


7 posted on 06/10/2013 12:44:29 PM PDT by enraged
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To: lowbridge

8 posted on 06/10/2013 12:46:04 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: enraged

House blew up, burned my mom horribly, then my dad got a wild hair and moved us from the intermountain region to the tick and chigger infested Ozarks.

He had personal demons following him so we never stayed very long in one place.


9 posted on 06/10/2013 12:47:08 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

In the 1980’s I was living a Van Halen video for a life.


10 posted on 06/10/2013 12:50:17 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Got it. Sorry, I thought you meant on a bigger scale. Not something personal.


11 posted on 06/10/2013 12:50:57 PM PDT by enraged
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To: lowbridge

We used to pick up some serious injuries in the old days, besides our guns, rocks, sling shots, and BB guns, and pipe bombs, and hardcore explosive “firecrackers” like cherry bombs, we also had to deal with nails in our feet and broken glass everywhere, people would just throw an empty bottle when they were finished with it, to hear it break, and of course kids were often, even usually, barefoot.


12 posted on 06/10/2013 12:55:25 PM PDT by ansel12 (Social liberalism/libertarianism, empowers, creates and imports, and breeds, economic liberals.)
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To: lowbridge

Growing up in the 70’s was tough because so many adults around you were pushing the Obama vision of America.

America is evil. America is corrupt. Our best days are behind us because Saigon has fallen. America is just another of many countries on the globe now. So put on your sweater, turn down the thermostat and shut up!

The amazing thing to me about Obama is that HE STILL BELIEVES ALL THAT CRAP!


13 posted on 06/10/2013 1:00:02 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: fwdude

“Well, the 80’s is pushing it.”

ROFL! GMTA! I was just thinking that.


14 posted on 06/10/2013 1:01:11 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: lowbridge

Things STRARTED to REALLY go to Feces January 1989.


15 posted on 06/10/2013 1:04:42 PM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
The amazing thing to me about Obama is that HE STILL BELIEVES ALL THAT CRAP!

The more astounding thing to me is that a narrow voting majority of Americans voted to keep this sh*t sandwich in office for another four years.

16 posted on 06/10/2013 1:04:46 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Liberty Valance

Got one of these Christmas of ‘65. I was nine. next year it was Hasbro’s “Horrible Hamilton. Those were the days.


17 posted on 06/10/2013 1:07:32 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: lowbridge

Really!


18 posted on 06/10/2013 1:10:12 PM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: lowbridge

Once I fix this glitch in my time machine I’m going back to the 50’s.


19 posted on 06/10/2013 1:13:08 PM PDT by vietvet67
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

I grew up in the late 70s-80s in rural America. It was actually ok. Stark difference from how kids are growing up today in rural areas. Scared by social services, etc.


20 posted on 06/10/2013 1:13:51 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: jmacusa

Christmas 1956 I got a Mattel Thunderburp tommy gun. BRAAAAP!

Fall 1970 they issued me an M-16.


21 posted on 06/10/2013 1:16:04 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: fwdude

Not where I lived in the 80s. Then again western Michigan was more conservative than Utah back then.

That was a perfect representation of what life was for me as a kid from 1978-1990.


22 posted on 06/10/2013 1:20:14 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Liberty Valance
I'll see that, and raise you...

A Solothurn!
MUAAHAHAHAHAAA!!!!
23 posted on 06/10/2013 1:22:18 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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To: Liberty Valance

I.
Want.
it.


24 posted on 06/10/2013 1:29:25 PM PDT by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: jmacusa

Remember the “Thingmaker” in the sixties? It was a hot plate that cured smelly liquid plastic in molds that made bugs and such. I wonder how many houses burned down from those. I remember leaving mine on and accidentally stepping on it in the dark and burning the $h!+ out of my foot.


25 posted on 06/10/2013 1:58:59 PM PDT by Boiling point (Socialism; Ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Liberty Valance

I’ll bet you brought this to school for “show and tell” and the teacher was impressed.


26 posted on 06/10/2013 2:22:28 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: lowbridge

I grew up in the 60’s. Yesterday I saw a little boy playing with a Tonka truck...it was all plastic.

In my day they were made of hard metal.


27 posted on 06/10/2013 2:24:36 PM PDT by Fledermaus (The Republican Party is dead. Let's not pretend otherwise.)
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To: Liberty Valance

My buddy had a Johnny Seven and still has many happy memories firing projectiles at the family cats. :-)


28 posted on 06/10/2013 2:27:48 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: RWB Patriot
I’d be even more wealthy than I am if I’d been in my twenties during the fifties.

I didn't quite make 20 in the 1950s but I was so lucky as to become a teenager in that decade (born in 1940). Believe me, it was a great time to be an American in that decade. OldPossum

29 posted on 06/10/2013 5:07:39 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: TexasRepublic

We used to ride our Tonka trucks down the driveway.

We came in when my Dad whistled REALLY LOUDLY!

Playing in a boatyard, I stepped on a giant nail once, they had to dig sneaker out of my foot.

Had a treehouse with electricity. We slept in it too.

Slept in the yard in a tent. How many parents will allow that now?


30 posted on 06/10/2013 5:09:10 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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To: Boiling point

I had one of those also! First time I’ve thought of that toy in a long time.

Also had a chemistry set from sears. Do they still make those?


31 posted on 06/10/2013 5:29:23 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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>>>Also had a chemistry set from sears. Do they still make those?<<<

Yes, but it's only to test baby daddy's DNA and urine tox screens....

32 posted on 06/10/2013 6:12:47 PM PDT by fone (never give up, never give in)
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To: Boiling point

I remember a thing Mattel had called “The Strange Change Machine’’ that did just what you said. I think it was Christmas ‘69.


33 posted on 06/10/2013 9:14:15 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: elcid1970

Mattel had the coolest looking Thompson .45 sub-machine gun. You flipped up the front of the magazine and loaded in those red rolls of caps. (remember those things?) My folks never got me one no matter how many times I begged them. One of my stingy cousins had one and would never let me play with it.Dang thing was a ringer for the real thing.


34 posted on 06/10/2013 9:29:18 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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