The "Remember When" Thread

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  1. Starscream600

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    Post pics, recounts or convos which reminds you of the past! I'll start off with some.

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    Good Ol' Vinyl Records...

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    Remember when clubs used to use turntables?

    Now your turn.
     
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  2. Blackout32

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    I say the "Remember When" gas was under 2$ a gallon and cell phones where phone booths that you put 25cents in or 50 in some places. Also when you could get up on saturday morning and watch plenty of cartoons that would keep you going till the next weekend when they came on again. I used to LOVE watching WWF rock N' wrestling as well as the Super Mario bro's show along with others that I could name. I don't know how to post pics that well or I would of what I am talking about.
     
  3. TrueNomadSkies

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    I remember bartering with my parents about toys instead of with other manchildren online.
     
  4. Nachtsider

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    I remember that issue like I read it yesterday - issue 4 of the original Marvel G1 mini-series. What you have there is the alternate ending, though. The actual ending has Shockwave suddenly show up and trounce the Autobots just as they think they have won.
     
  5. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    You think that's bad Remember the time Family Guy had that one unfunny cutaway joke.
     
  6. Starscream600

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    Aw yeah man! I used to plant myself in front of the television doing a cartoon marathon from the moment I woke up! Good times.... Good times...
     
  7. Moonlight1102

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    I remember when my Grandmother died 5 years ago in March.


    I was watching the History channel when all of a sudden my mother called. She was crying, I asked her why. She informed me that my grandmother died in her sleep. I wasn't ready to hear this, I still miss her today.

    RIP Grandma
     
  8. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    remember when to get the latest news on video games, you would read the latest issues of vg magazines like Gamepro and Eletronic Gaming Monthly?

    god, i miss those days.
     
  9. Biotoakid

    Biotoakid I've never been wrong

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    Remember when you could have a 20 and get multtiple toys?
     
  10. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    I drove a uhaul from montana to ny in spring of 1998. 2000 miles, gas was about 95 cents/gallon. that sucker got 8 miles per gallon.
     
  11. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    I remember when...
    finding a Sears or JcPenney Christmas Catalog on the coffee table was about as kewl as getting a real toy. the dreams....

    We used to have local wrestling matches EVERY weekend and meeting those guys in the parking lot afterwards was better than the fights.

    Saturday morning cartoons were pretty much all the cartoons you got unless it was the holiday season.

    I thought sex was just "necking". (Thanks "Happy Days" for confusing me more than anything my parents said.)
     
  12. FatalT 71

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    I remember filling up my first car with Premium gas at $0.65/gallon.

    I can remember Star Wars figures cost $2 at JC Penny's.

    I can remember seeing a Space Invaders game at an airport and thinking it was the most incredible thing I'd ever seen. Then my Dad showed me a Space Invaders game on an Apple computer at his office and I could sit there for hours playing it over and over..

    I remember video arcades being better than Disney World. How much fun it was to blow $2 allowance on Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Zaxxon...

    I remember having to go to the library to do research, or look up stuff up in the encyclopedia.

    I remember how mind-blowing cool it was to go a video store, get a movie, and watch it on that new-fangled VCR.

    I remember buying Van Halen as my first CD, and being blown away by how much better it sounded than my worn out cassette tape.

    I remember going to see a Star Wars theatrical rerelease and wondering "What the hell does it mean, Episode IV??? That wasn't there the first time!!!"

    I remember lines around the block for The Empire Strikes Back and being amazed that people would do that just to see a movie.

    ...there's plenty more..
     
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    I remember I couldn't wait to go outside and play with friends. Now you gotta make kids go outside.
     
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    i remember the hours i spent throwing a frisbee at steep angles and being able to catch it on the return. and never stopped thinking, "WOW!"

    i remember when Kites were fun.

    i remember when DQ was THE place to go after a movie and hang out.

    I remember when Panama City Beach had not one, but TWO, TWO amusement Parks and tons of other attractings for the family.
     
  15. Cyber-Scream

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    I remember listening to cassettes.
    I remember the Christmas that I got a junior artist's desk and drew really cruddy pictures on it.
    I remember playing games on the Genesis pretty much every other day.
    I remember the first time we moved.
    I remember riding my bike around the neighborhood and coming back to watch cartoons.
    I remember when fieldtrips to the zoo were the most epic thing ever.
    I remember the first time I went into a comic book store and thought, "holy crap this is heaven".
     
  16. Thalack

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    Vinyl Records
    The very first issue of Nintendo Power Magazine
    Commodore 64
    Tandy
    Buying Jabba the Hutt from JCPenny
    paying 0.79 cents a gallon for gas (I had a volkswagon diesel truck. Refueled that sob once a month and didnt' spend more than about 10 bucks doing it)
    playing Phantasy Star on my Sega Master System
     
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    The most retro thing I have to remember is blowing on video game cartridges to make them work. I'll just run away with my backwards-turned cap and iAngst before I get yelled at by crotchety old men.
     
  19. KA

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    Remember yesterdayee
    Walkin hand in haynd
    Love letters in the sayeeend
    I remember
    I remembeeeeeeer
    Yooouuuuuu
    Whoa uh woah uh oh

    Dnlee dnlee dnlee
     
  20. grimlock1972

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    I remember when I thought $5 was a lot of money.
     

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