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Old 12-02-2004, 07:41 PM   #1
Ronn_Bman
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It seems like I remember seeing a similar one of these last year, but I thought this one was pretty funny.

The first person who responds with 'I've seen that before' gets one hundred of these... [img]graemlins/whackya.gif[/img]




1974 - 2004 Let's compare, shall we?


> 1974: Long hair
> 2004: Longing for hair
>
> 1974: The perfect high
> 2004: The perfect high yield mutual fund
>
> 1974: KEG
> 2004: EKG
>
> 1974: Acid rock
> 2004: Acid reflux
>
> 1974: Moving to California because it's cool
> 2004: Moving to California because it's warm
>
> 1974: Growing pot
> 2004: Growing pot belly
>
> 1974: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
> 2002: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz
> Taylor
>
> 1974: Seeds and stems
> 2004: Roughage
>
> 1974: Killer weed
> 2004: Weed killer
>
> 1974: The Grateful Dead
> 2004: DR Kevorkian
>
> 1974: Going to a new, hip joint
> 2004: Receiving a new hip joint
>
> 1974: Rolling Stones
> 2004: Kidney Stones
>
> 1974: Being called into the principal's office
> 2004: Calling the principal's office
>
> 1974: Screw the system
> 2004: Upgrade the system
>
> 1974: Disco
> 2004: Costco
>
> 1974: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
> 2004: Children begging you to get their heads shaved
>
> 1974: Passing the driver's test
> 2004: Passing the vision test
>
> 1974: Whatever
> 2004: Depends
>
>
>
>The people who are started college this fall across the nation were born
>in 1986. They are too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up.
>
>Their lifetime has always included AIDS.
>
>Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.
>
>The CD was introduced the year they were born.
>
>They have always had an answering machine.
>
>They have always had cable.
>
>They cannot fathom not having a remote control.
>
>Jay Leno has always been on the Tonight Show.
>
>Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.
>
>They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.
>
>They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are!
>
>They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.
>
>They never heard: Where's the Beef?, I'd walk a mile for a Camel or de
>plane Boss, de plane.
>
>They do not care who shot J. R. and have no idea who
>J. R. even is.
>
>McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.
>
>They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.
>
>If this little time capsule makes you feel old, then be sure to pass
>this on to the other old fogies in your life,before you forget, and maybe
>the youngins so they can see what the stone age was like.
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Old 12-02-2004, 07:46 PM   #2
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Lots o' good stuff. This is actually my 30th year, here in Canada. I can still remember coming over from Germany. It's hard to believe it's been soo long... sighs...
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Old 12-02-2004, 07:58 PM   #3
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Actually, Ronn, I know about quite a bit of the things that mentioned. I blame it ont he enormous amount of nostalgia YOUR generation has and its effect on television programs! [img]tongue.gif[/img]
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Old 12-02-2004, 08:51 PM   #4
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roflmao, though I was not born in 74.......
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:10 PM   #5
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I've seen that before... [img]tongue.gif[/img]

Had to be done.
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:48 PM   #6
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Nice little tid-bits thanks. [img]smile.gif[/img]
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Old 12-03-2004, 01:43 AM   #7
Landon Contressior
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I agree with Dron/Drew. I know most of this stuff from T.V. and I was kind of pleased with the whole Cd's were made teh year i was born thing. thats kool. I always Knew 86 Ruled! YEAHEAH! - James Hetfeild.
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Old 12-03-2004, 02:10 AM   #8
Q'alooaith
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I thought I'd point out a few things..

>Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.

Still not true.

>They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.

Also untrue, some people born after 86 have seen the classics

>They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.

Oirk, I think.. Makes your statment unture..


>McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.
>
>They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.


I remember McD's comming in Styrofoam.


I can use a typewriter.


And I've still got a TV that has no remote.


just to shoot a few hole's though your sweeping generalisations.

1983
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Old 12-03-2004, 02:40 AM   #9
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Last I checked, some McDonald's things still cam in styrofoam...
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Old 12-03-2004, 03:21 AM   #10
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Originally posted by Q'alooaith:



just to shoot a few hole's though your sweeping generalisations.

Dude. It's a joke, don't be lame. Of course they are generalisations, of course they are not the one and only absolute truth that applies to everyone. I do not really fall in the category myself (born in 1980) yet I remember most of the things listed. So what - it's a joooooke. For laughing. Humour. Y'know?
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