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(Daily Mail)   New York City in the 1970s: come for the angry dwarf, stay for the Hare Krishna trying to convert a blind man   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 33
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2013-03-21 06:07:44 AM  
I counted four fatish people in the entire series.
 
2013-03-21 06:12:57 AM  
I enjoyed that, the pictures I mean.
 
2013-03-21 07:50:30 AM  
SHE'S ARISEN FROM THE DEPTHS OF HELL! GAME OVER MAN! GAME OVER!
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Oh. Lesbians. Game back on.
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2013-03-21 08:13:50 AM  
Cold baby? Get creative!

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2013-03-21 08:41:07 AM  

ktybear: I counted four fatish people in the entire series.


You don't see many fat people in New York today either.
 
2013-03-21 08:52:05 AM  

Bad_Seed: ktybear: I counted four fatish people in the entire series.

You don't see many fat people in New York today either.


Yeah and where are the black people?  Did they not let them out of Harlem back in the 70's.  The only African-American I saw was a blind beggar.  Maybe he's Clayton Bigsby's uncle or something.
 
2013-03-21 08:55:04 AM  
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2013-03-21 09:03:36 AM  

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A Lannister always spays his pets.
 
2013-03-21 09:05:43 AM  

Bad_Seed: ktybear: I counted four fatish people in the entire series.

You don't see many fat people in New York today either.




Fat people tend to stay inside, everywhere.
 
2013-03-21 09:10:38 AM  

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Wow, can't believe you went there.

Truthfully, they both remind me of my uncle's friend, from NY. It would be funny if the person in the image was my uncle's friend.

" When I was twelve, I milked my eel into a pot of turtle stew. I flogged the one-eyed snake, I skinned my sausage, I made the bald man cry, into the turtle stew! Which I do believe my sister ate, at least I hope she did. "
 
2013-03-21 09:12:16 AM  

StoPPeRmobile: Bad_Seed: ktybear: I counted four fatish people in the entire series.

You don't see many fat people in New York today either.

Fat people tend to stay inside, everywhere.


I think it mostly has to do with the fact that New Yorkers tend to walk.  A lot.  They don't hop in the car to go to the store or a restaurant.  Even using the subway involves a lot of walking and going up and down stairs.
 
2013-03-21 09:20:09 AM  
Did they give every white couple in Central Park a black bodyguard?

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2013-03-21 09:21:28 AM  
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Great photos all.
 
2013-03-21 09:28:08 AM  

Doc Daneeka: StoPPeRmobile: Bad_Seed: ktybear: I counted four fatish people in the entire series.

You don't see many fat people in New York today either.

Fat people tend to stay inside, everywhere.

I think it mostly has to do with the fact that New Yorkers tend to walk.  A lot.  They don't hop in the car to go to the store or a restaurant.  Even using the subway involves a lot of walking and going up and down stairs.




Only in the city. I was wicked thin when I lived there. Walked, farking, everywhere.
 
2013-03-21 09:40:48 AM  
Not angry, just grumpy.

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2013-03-21 09:43:00 AM  

dr.zaeus: A Lannister always spays his pets.


Farking WIN. Well played.

Also, that entire series was a really good use of my time. We need more of that.
 
2013-03-21 10:16:17 AM  
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Look closely at the rocker panels and you can see the rust on the new Vega's...

Nice find, Sub.   (And was there ever a time when car salesmen didn't give of slime vibes?)
 
2013-03-21 10:39:49 AM  
Has Mad Men made it to 1970 yet?  That show is gonna need more striped pants, paisley shirts and mustaches.
 
2013-03-21 10:43:52 AM  

Bad_Seed: You don't see many fat people in New York today either.


that's because everybody walks everywhere. and a NY city block is as big as many small towns.
 
2013-03-21 11:12:32 AM  
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2013-03-21 11:42:14 AM  
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This was once a great nation.
 
2013-03-21 11:44:37 AM  

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This was once a great nation.


I miss Pontiac, too.
 
2013-03-21 11:55:54 AM  
I especially liked seeing the Krishna woman point out a passage in her pamphlet to a blind man.
 
2013-03-21 11:58:37 AM  

FirstNationalBastard: Did they give every white couple in Central Park a black bodyguard?

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leg 'er down a smack 'em yak 'em!
 
2013-03-21 12:18:35 PM  
Oh I wish I had a time machine! I'd love to walk around and people watch. Then I'd indulge in some full trans fat tasty fried diner food and sugary sodas.
 
2013-03-21 12:20:56 PM  
asians were hot back then too...good to know!

/yellow fever sufferer
 
2013-03-21 12:25:11 PM  
Nina_Hartley's_Ass:  i.dailymail.co.uk
This was once a great nation.


You're not a New yorker are you?  This is routine every summer.
 
2013-03-21 12:27:14 PM  
I'm still struck by the amount of trash/litter all over the place: especially the Central Park shots.
 
2013-03-21 01:42:05 PM  

mjohnson71: I'm still struck by the amount of trash/litter all over the place: especially the Central Park shots.


Until Giuliani, even at its best NYC was not exactly a clean city. And even today, the accumulated grime of
decades (if not centuries) still gives the city a sort of matte finish.

That said, though:  the period of the late 60s through the late 80s was the worst period of street sanitation
since the dawn of the automobile got horses off the streets once and for all.
 
2013-03-21 01:58:44 PM  

DjangoStonereaver: mjohnson71: I'm still struck by the amount of trash/litter all over the place: especially the Central Park shots.

Until Giuliani, even at its best NYC was not exactly a clean city. And even today, the accumulated grime of
decades (if not centuries) still gives the city a sort of matte finish.

That said, though:  the period of the late 60s through the late 80s was the worst period of street sanitation
since the dawn of the automobile got horses off the streets once and for all.


Maybe some of the younger farkers do not remember how bad NYC actually was. Watch some mid/late 70's, early 80's movies based in NYC and you'll know...something like Taxi Driver.

That was the impression the rest of the country grew up accepting as the vision of NYC...and why the idea of the movie Escape From New York seemed appropriate and worked...
 
2013-03-21 01:59:34 PM  
Everything I know about late '70s NYC I learned from Sesame Street.
 
2013-03-21 03:02:44 PM  

MilesTeg: Maybe some of the younger farkers do not remember how bad NYC actually was. Watch some mid/late 70's, early 80's movies based in NYC and you'll know...something like Taxi Driver.


My parents had friends who lived on 96th St. on the West Side and the friends used to hear gunfire at night. If you watch the movie "Wolfen", which is pretty good werewolf flick, you will see what the South Bronx used to look like in the early 80's.
 
2013-03-21 03:06:59 PM  

Pentaxian: MilesTeg: Maybe some of the younger farkers do not remember how bad NYC actually was. Watch some mid/late 70's, early 80's movies based in NYC and you'll know...something like Taxi Driver.

My parents had friends who lived on 96th St. on the West Side and the friends used to hear gunfire at night. If you watch the movie "Wolfen", which is pretty good werewolf flick, you will see what the South Bronx used to look like in the early 80's.


Law and Order is also a decent way to track the change of NYC. Remember, the show began in 1990 and ended in 2010. It'll take you from the end of the old New York through to the modern Disneyfied NYC.
 
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