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(SFGate)   Waiting in line for a pay phone, scantrons, drinking from lead laced garden hoses...kids these days don't know what they're missing   (blog.sfgate.com) divider line 17
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2014-03-20 01:01:22 PM
3 votes:

pute kisses like a man: Bob Falfa: Most of those are correct, but why won't kids play darts? No explanation was given.


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Because no kid (nor man) would be caught dead playing with that plastic crap with plastic tiped darts board set.

I still have a set of Jarts in the garage... now that was a game.

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2014-03-20 01:01:06 PM
3 votes:
Mom, why are there notches in this candy dish?

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2014-03-20 06:21:52 PM
2 votes:
Sitting by the radio with one of these and waiting to record your favorite songs when they came on?

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Then yelling at your kid sister because she walked in and slammed the door halfway through Styx's "Renegade".
2014-03-20 01:41:01 PM
2 votes:
I remember the good ol' days when hose water tasted like liquid happy. When my shoestrings were gray from being caught in my bicycle gears. I remember hobbling home with blood pouring from both my knees and the wild fury that caused me to pop Kenney Farmer in the forehead with a shovel. I remember the glory of making a GI Joe encampment realistic with the liberal application of illegal fireworks and I remember finger-banging John's older sister down by the creek.

And I knew damn good & well that the Russkies didn't have the balls to try to stop me.
2014-03-20 01:08:22 PM
2 votes:
My dad used the ol' standard "we walked 5 miles to school".

I do basically the same thing, except I tell my daughter "when I was a kid you had to walk over to the TV to change the channel".
2014-03-20 01:03:08 PM
2 votes:
There was no lead in that water. The pipes were clogged on the inside with sediment.
2014-03-20 12:57:36 PM
2 votes:
Those things help build up an immune system.   Today's kids are too weak, parents should make them eat some mud every now and again.
2014-03-20 12:57:16 PM
2 votes:
Sniffing fresh, purple mimeographed pages.
2014-03-20 04:30:04 PM
1 votes:

Zappagirl: Devo: Lots of people want their imaginary children running loose on the streets.
Q: How many of you neighbors do you know on a first name basis?
Q: Have you googled sex offenders in your neighborhood yet?

We're moving in a month to a location we picked because it's near to a lot of forest, has a large lot for a subdivision, and hopefully nice neighbors. I'm more worried about the pond on our property, which is at the bottom of a hill and I can see small children falling in and drowning. . . . .



You can????  Good grief, get off the computer and call 911 right now!
2014-03-20 03:45:32 PM
1 votes:
"Get off the internet I am waiting for a phone call!"
2014-03-20 02:12:57 PM
1 votes:

Earl of Chives: In what part of the country did they fashion garden hoses out of lead?


Subby is so old he had to walk up the aqueduct to get to school BOTH WAYS.

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2014-03-20 01:48:54 PM
1 votes:
I sure miss polio!
2014-03-20 01:09:04 PM
1 votes:

Zappagirl: This isn't about changing technology, this is about learning independence and letting your imagination run free as you play in the woods. Sure, you'll get scratched up. Might get bitten by a critter or two. Might even break your arm. But that's what growing up is about!


Putting your children in situations where they "might even break their arm?"

That would be considered neglect and abuse in many jurisdictions.  You should have your future kids taken away.
2014-03-20 01:03:43 PM
1 votes:

PocketfullaSass: Sniffing fresh, purple mimeographed pages.


I always loved that.  And that white paste.  What's pica, you say?
2014-03-20 01:01:56 PM
1 votes:
How did we all survive?
2014-03-20 12:59:10 PM
1 votes:
I often drank from garden hoses.  That explains a lot.
2014-03-20 11:48:56 AM
1 votes:
Remember party lines? Pick up the phone and someone's already on it. Good times...
 
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