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Old 09-27-2021, 02:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Come in, come in! WIPE YER FEET, WHY DON'T YE? THINK CARPET GROWS ON TREES? Sorry, sorry. Welcome to the clubhouse. Here is where we can moan and bitch about those younger, prettier and smarter than us, and whine about the good old days. Open to those 50 or over, either in body or mind, and oh I suppose kids can join too, but expect to be treated with condescending sneers and comments about how you don't know you're born, how you don't know what hardship is and so on. What? No, there are NO sockets into which you can plug your mobile phone or Ipad or whatever the damn hell you kids use these days! In my time, we had conversation. Well, sort of. Yeah, you'll soon get bored and leave, that's the plan. Young 'uns these days, I don't know...

All right then, feel free to speak with a lyrical twist, a tear in your eye or a scowl on your face about how things were so much better in our day, and let's show these punks how we did it in our dayzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz wha? Wha? Who's there? I have a gun, I warn you. Well, a club. Well, all right, I'm not armed but I can bore you to death with pointless stories. Oh yeah? Wanna try your luck punk? Feeling lucky? Right then, you asked for it.

Rabbit's ears was what we called the television aerial we would use to pick up all of four channels when I were a lad, but you had to position it just right, otherwise the reception would...
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Old 09-27-2021, 02:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm 22 does that count
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If you're 22 in body but 52 in mind, then yes.
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I think my mind is like 22ish also
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Those who can remember a time when you did not have to have a payment plan for super quality headphones might be able to share my feelings on the subject. I'm sure there are good budget-area "cans", but looking at the hyped sets give off an ultimate sticker shock.
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. Open to those 50 or over, either in body or mind, and oh I suppose kids can join too, but expect to be treated with condescending sneers and comments about how you don't know you're born, how you don't know what hardship is and so on. What? No, there are NO sockets into which you can plug your mobile phone or Ipad or whatever the damn hell you kids use these days! In my time, we had conversation. Well, sort of. Yeah, you'll soon get bored and leave, that's the plan. Young 'uns these days, I don't know...
Haha! Good idea, Trollheart but don't we already have a Grumpy Old Man thread? I had it in my hand just a minute ago and now I can't find it....

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Those who can remember a time when you did not have to have a payment plan for super quality headphones might be able to share my feelings on the subject. I'm sure there are good budget-area "cans", but looking at the hyped sets give off an ultimate sticker shock.
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Yeah, crazy prices! I remember when a new paperback cost "three an' six", which would be 17.5p in modern Brit money.
When I was a kid, you could get 4 cheap sugary chews, each in its own wrapping, for a penny. So they were technically a farthing each, though, the farthing no longer being legal tender, you had to invest in two chews, minimum.
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We'll set up a playpen for you then


I remember that we had to actually go outside and play because they didn't have video games back then. We actually had to socialize face to face.

I miss AM radio (Top 40) too.
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