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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-20-06 11:15 PM
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49. My dear Ptah!
#47.......I would not have had to serve......

Had I been male, that is......

:hi:
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  -Christmas season, 1969. I won the lottery. #26 out of 365. Ptah  Dec-20-06 08:12 PM   #0 
  - #179  lizziegrace   Dec-20-06 08:15 PM   #1 
  - No, women were not subject to the draft.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:19 PM   #2 
     - If I were male  lizziegrace   Dec-20-06 08:20 PM   #3 
        - If I remember correctly, you would have been safe.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:22 PM   #4 
  - # 168  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-20-06 08:25 PM   #5 
  - I think your number was borderline.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:28 PM   #7 
  - It was moot....  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-20-06 08:30 PM   #10 
     - But what if?  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:31 PM   #11 
        - I really never thought about it.....  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-20-06 08:35 PM   #13 
           - I was an eejit.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:40 PM   #16 
              - So were my enlistee friends.....  greatauntoftriplets   Dec-20-06 08:43 PM   #19 
  - I was #149, although I was 8 years old at the time.  Hissyspit   Dec-20-06 09:44 PM   #37 
  - I would have been...  TOhioLiberal   Dec-20-06 08:26 PM   #6 
  - Now I feel very old.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:29 PM   #8 
     - aw come on...  TOhioLiberal   Dec-20-06 08:30 PM   #9 
  - if I were the correct age and gender...  TOhioLiberal   Dec-20-06 08:33 PM   #12 
  - You would have been drafted.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:39 PM   #15 
     - I would have seriously considered Canada...  TOhioLiberal   Dec-20-06 08:49 PM   #23 
        - Okay this is weird...  TOhioLiberal   Dec-20-06 08:56 PM   #24 
           - As faygokid said in post #14:  Ptah   Dec-20-06 09:00 PM   #25 
           - Absolutely true...  TOhioLiberal   Dec-20-06 09:07 PM   #26 
           - Here's a youtube from that time  Ptah   Dec-20-06 09:26 PM   #29 
              - Good one!  TOhioLiberal   Dec-20-06 10:36 PM   #46 
  - Sept. 14 was me - finally, I was #1 at something.  faygokid   Dec-20-06 08:36 PM   #14 
  - That really sums it up:  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:41 PM   #18 
  - #286  u4ic   Dec-20-06 08:41 PM   #17 
  - I was born and raised 60 miles from Alberta.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:48 PM   #22 
  - Which town?  ironflange   Dec-20-06 10:13 PM   #40 
     - Conrad, Montana  Ptah   Dec-20-06 10:17 PM   #43 
        - Conrad  ironflange   Dec-20-06 11:09 PM   #48 
           - Easy to do.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 11:51 PM   #50 
  - You people up there can count that high now?!?  ironflange   Dec-20-06 10:12 PM   #39 
     - We had to learn...  u4ic   Dec-21-06 12:31 AM   #51 
        - Hmmmm, let's see. . .  ironflange   Dec-21-06 11:01 AM   #53 
  - That's actually out of 366. I know this because...  LoZoccolo   Dec-20-06 08:45 PM   #20 
  - Score one for your dad.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 08:47 PM   #21 
  - If I would have been a male my number was 203.  texanwitch   Dec-20-06 09:08 PM   #27 
  - Home safe!  Ptah   Dec-20-06 09:28 PM   #30 
  - Same number as me!! Was 203 a good number to have? n/t  driver8   Dec-20-06 09:35 PM   #33 
     - I can't be sure since I didn't focus beyond my number,  Ptah   Dec-20-06 09:38 PM   #34 
  - I was #273.  rug   Dec-20-06 09:16 PM   #28 
  - So, I'll bet you didn't have to look up your number.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 09:30 PM   #31 
     - 37 years later and it's still fresh.  rug   Dec-20-06 09:32 PM   #32 
  - Wow! August 27th is #352!  DeposeTheBoyKing   Dec-20-06 09:42 PM   #35 
  - I hope this thread has given some new perspective to some.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 10:14 PM   #41 
  - #195 and I sweated the whole next year  rurallib   Dec-20-06 09:43 PM   #36 
  - How times have changed.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 10:15 PM   #42 
  - #299  ironflange   Dec-20-06 10:10 PM   #38 
  - Damn, April 11th, 14th! I'd be dead had I been older than 2  Fuzz   Dec-20-06 10:23 PM   #44 
  - Not everyone drafted died.  Ptah   Dec-20-06 10:28 PM   #45 
     - True, but I'd certainly be dead  Fuzz   Dec-20-06 10:45 PM   #47 
  - My dear Ptah!  CaliforniaPeggy   Dec-20-06 11:15 PM   #49 
  - I think you would have been called with such a low number.  Ptah   Dec-21-06 08:46 AM   #52 
  - I was negative 3 that year  LSK   Dec-21-06 11:15 AM   #54 
 

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