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**Thanks to DF for the 'I'm so old' idea...**


I'm so old that when I went to a Braves game with my family, we had behind home plate seats, thanks to an attorney I've worked with (not for) for years now.

Anyway, it's where ALL of the high and mighty sit. I gave strict instruction to my family to 'act right'. If you know the song 'Hey Ya' by OutKast, they say the following:

Shake it, shake it like a Polaroid Picture


Now, one of the group singers (Andre 3000)is two rows in front of us because they show him on the big screen during the playing of the song.

My son (then 5 years old but now 7) YELLS over the music and I mean, yells..."MOM, WHAT'S A POLAROID PICTURE??"



Talk about feeling old. Frowner
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I'm so old...

It was a big thing when our house got an aqua Princess phone.

I remember Sparky at the Shoals Theatre.

I remember the Norwood burning twice.

I remember when it really was 7 Points.

I remember when all Hardees had pagoda roofs.

I remember when the fair was on Chisholm Road.

I remember when you had to go to Blevins to buy a record.

I remember when I could barely walk my mother would place .27 in my hand to give Ms. Ollie for flake rolls at Culpepper's. (Now I would pay 10.00 just to be able to buy a dozen.)
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Originally posted by FirenzeVeritas:
I'm so old...

It was a big thing when our house got an aqua Princess phone.

I remember Sparky at the Shoals Theatre.

I remember the Norwood burning twice.

I remember when it really was 7 Points.

I remember when all Hardees had pagoda roofs.

I remember when the fair was on Chisholm Road.

I remember when you had to go to Blevins to buy a record.

I remember when I could barely walk my mother would place .27 in my hand to give Ms. Ollie for flake rolls at Culpepper's. (Now I would pay 10.00 just to be able to buy a dozen.)


Man you are old Wink
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Originally posted by *PuckerupFrog*:
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Originally posted by harleyridinchik:
I'm so old that as a kid, for entertainment, we cleared a spot in the woods, dug holes for couches and chairs and called it our "house"!! Big Grin


hey, my sis and i used to do that Smiler
sticks and twigs were used for outlining the rooms.


We always used pine straw. I think that is where I developed my "condition" of rearranging furniture and redecorating all the time. Pine straw was a fine building material- you just had not be careful not to get any up your shorts!! Razzer
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Originally posted by FirenzeVeritas:
I'm so old...

It was a big thing when our house got an aqua Princess phone.

I remember Sparky at the Shoals Theatre.

I remember the Norwood burning twice.

I remember when it really was 7 Points.

I remember when all Hardees had pagoda roofs.

I remember when the fair was on Chisholm Road.

I remember when you had to go to Blevins to buy a record.

I remember when I could barely walk my mother would place .27 in my hand to give Ms. Ollie for flake rolls at Culpepper's. (Now I would pay 10.00 just to be able to buy a dozen.)


I dont remember none of these so I guess I am not as old as I thought lol.

bluesman blues, you need duct tape it fixes it all.
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Originally posted by GoFish:
I'm so old I remember that big honkin' Christmas tree next to The Village in Sherfield.

The thing was at least 500 feet tall and had a million multicolored bulbs in it. It was the surest sign that Santa was just around the corner.


remember the big one with clear lights in the corner of Woolco's parking lot close to where Krystal now sits?
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Originally posted by WorkingStiff:
I'am so old, I was actually watching when the now infamous "HERMAN" broke wind on the Captain Jack Show. 15 and 36 was all we could get in the hollar. Smiler


That's all we could get on easthill, too. And i'm old enough to remember when WOWL changed their network affliation from CBS to NBC. My mom and a lot of her friends were really ticked because they could no longer watch As The World Turns.
Anyone else remember when Dark Shadows first came on? Cool
oh, i remember the solid gold dancers. how did what little they wore manage to stay on with those gyrations!?

i remember when papaw and mamaw had an outhouse.

i remember the 'keep america beautiful' campaign.

i remember 'love, american style'.

i remember green stamps, and getting glasses out of boxes of (washing powder? not entirely sure...) and boxes or bags of something (flour!) with dishrags sewn in the seams.

and ice trays with handles on them.
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Originally posted by TheTotalTruth:
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Originally posted by CC07:
I am so old.. I was talking to my daughter a few days ago.. I said I missed listening to Casey Kasems top 40..she was like "who the heck is that"


How about the Solid Gold Dancers? Remember them?


Yes!! I LOVED watching them on Saturday nights. I wanted to be a Solid Gold Dancer more than anything!! I thought their outfits, hair and makeup were perfect.

Does this bring back any memories?

I LOVE the dance to "Music Box Dancer". Big Grin
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I'm so old...

I know what a transistor radio is.

I used to shop at Kmart on Florence Blvd. and Walmart at the end of Southgate Mall.

I remember flying kites where regency Square Mall is located.

My friends and I could ride our bikes to get cheeseburgers at Cassimus Cafe on Huntsville Rd.

The Police station was in the Municipal Bldg. in Florence.

J.C. Penny's and Sears were in downtown Florence.

Coffee vs. Bradshaw was the big game of the year.

My parents let me play outside all I wanted without fear of me being abducted.

Pot was probably the worst drug any kid did in high school.

AIDS was a diet plan.
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Whew...I AM OLD!!!!!!!
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Hi Y'all,

Anyone remember seeing the original Burma Shave signs along the highways? This was before the interstate highway system. The first time I drove across country, without the interstate system, I had the unique pleasure of driving Route 66 -- and it was a wonderful way to see America.

And the Burma Shave signs alway gave us entertainment:

SAID FARMER BROWN
WHO'S BALD ON TOP
"WISH I COULD
ROTATE THE CROP"
BURMA-SHAVE

HENRY THE EIGHTH
SURE HAD TROUBLE
SHORT-TERM WIVES
LONG-TERM STUBBLE
BURMA-SHAVE

SHE PUT A BULLET
THROUGH HIS HAT
BUT HE'S HAD CLOSER
SHAVES THAN THAT
WITH BURMA-SHAVE

Beautiful memories! Of course, the only time I will admit to being a senior is to get a discount at the restaurant!

God bless, have a wonderful, blessed day,

Bill

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Originally posted by NotFeelingSafeInAmerica:
Does anyone remember Sargeant Preston of the Yukon? On the radio? or... "The Shadow Knows"... not the movie, the radio show. Or, Stella Dallas? Or Hop-Along-Cassidy? Or Lash Lareau? (probably mis-spelled) Anyway.... that is OLD!!! Is this a contest? lol


i do remember laying on my granny's floor in front of a big old radio, listening to those stories. the voices of the guys who told the stories were mesmerizing....thanks notf, for that memory, i'd forgotten Cool
...I remember Woodward Ave having a grass median

...I remember Howard Brothers Dept Store on Hwy 72 in Tuscumbia

...I remember Sherer's Chicken in Sheffield

...I remember having to go to Florence to Kmart

...I remember when the Cinema Twin opened in Muscle Shoals

...I remember the Suzuki (motorcycle) shop being on 2nd Street in Sheffield

...I remember the Hayloft Opry in Tuscumbia

...I remember Gene Crump Chevrolet on Woodmont Drive in Tuscumbia

...I remember Terry Smith Chevrolet in downtown Sheffield

...I remember Big K, Otasco and SuperX Drugs in Town Plaza in Sheffield

...I remember the Marbro Drive-In in Muscle Shoals and the Joyland Drive-In in Petersville

...I remember when Vetrean's Park was Point Park

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