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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2008 8:25:16 AM

Fads, TV Shows, Commercials, What Things Cost etc.
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rcsteve23
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 5:48:16 PM

TV tube testing machines in the Grocery or Drug store.
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rcsteve23
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 5:38:37 PM

Bell Bottoms
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Panedi
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 6:51:52 AM

Jan. 7, 1969 ~ U.S. Congress doubles the President salary
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 22, 2014 4:14:42 AM

M Squad
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 4:09:23 AM

Sunbeam Bread
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 4:23:14 AM

Hee Haw
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2014 3:19:01 AM

The forbidden Iron Lung.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 2:24:16 PM

black and white TV
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 10:09:33 AM

Wax Whistles
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 9:43:18 AM

Meet McGraw
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Panedi
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 5:02:11 AM

Sept. 30, 1970 ~ "New American" Bible published.
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DriverEducGuy
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:31:32 PM

Sky King
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DriverEducGuy
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:30:52 PM

Winky Dink
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 10:27:16 PM

Handlebar streamers.
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 5:26:08 PM

Shag carpeting.
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 2:21:15 AM

Have Gun Will Travel
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 3:08:02 PM

Avocado kitchen appliances.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 2:19:05 PM

aftermarket turn signals
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 5:51:47 AM

Credit cards being mailed to you without you applying for them...UUUGH
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:07:28 AM

The Fugitive
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:06:11 AM

Lamps that switch on by noise ie. clapping.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 6:41:16 PM

gyroscopes
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 7:25:50 AM

The Lawrence Welk Show
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 9:37:44 PM

Tee shirts with a cigarette pack rolled in the sleeve "guess we thought it looked cool' and they did not get crushed in a pocket.
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 7:56:01 AM

Tires that had tubes.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 11:26:07 PM

People consuming lard by the metric ton.
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 2:34:09 PM

Margarine by the pound in a plastic bag with the color in the middle. We used to fight over who was allowed the kneed the color into the white margarine. Wisconsin being the dairy state it was the only way margarine was sold. Cannot believe we ate that.

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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:01:24 AM

The Honeymooners
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2014 6:51:47 AM

Cars had 2 keys..
One to open the door & one for the ignition.
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 10:42:31 PM

wax lips

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Panedi
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 4:27:30 AM

April 4, 1975 ~ Microsoft Corporation was founded by Bill Gates & Paul Allen
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 1:56:55 PM

Gumby
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 4:43:24 AM

Tinker Toys
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insearchofbw
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 8:15:45 PM

Rodger Ramjet

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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 3:55:51 AM

spudguns
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 8, 2014 12:54:35 AM

Columbo
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2014 6:51:16 AM

Dragnet
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 8:18:59 AM

Letter Sweaters
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 1:09:52 AM

Gunsmoke
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 9:59:02 AM

Pixie Stix
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Sep 5, 2014 3:47:33 AM

licorice pipes & cigars.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 1:50:04 PM

spare tire standing up in trunk
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 3:28:44 AM

Leave it to beaver
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 2:08:26 PM

Peeps made individually and packaged in boxes of 24. We used to get them at Sears.
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Sep 1, 2014 4:59:02 AM

6 volt car batteries.



[Edited by: JoeKing at 9/1/2014 4:59:43 AM EST]
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Panedi
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2014 5:32:59 AM

May 6, 1960 ~ Civil Rights Act Law was signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2014 3:27:21 PM

Side venting windows in front of side windows. Miss that air movement.
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Aug 29, 2014 3:52:37 AM

Vacuum windshield wipers.
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Travel1st
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 7:33:16 PM

Dimmer switch on floor.
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mullingspices
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 1:05:28 PM

cars without seat belts
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