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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-04-11 02:16 PM
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13. one of my least favorite places to drive
I call it "the land of 1,000 stoplights" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWoQ_pZtXCY

Strip malls are kind of the thning now, but they don't really dominate where I am. Except that the new wal-mart sorta created its own strip mall.

I cannot remember shopping from 1977 because I was only 15 and didn't really do any of it, but mostly I still do not do much shopping. But I do remember the mall coming in, in 1979.

One other thing I remember from those days is that the news of the day didn't revolve around the stock market as much as it does today. My dad had some stock and watched Rukeyser's Wall Street Week, but the DJIA was not considered so central to America's well being.
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  -At year's end , the Dow Jones average came in at 1004.65 SoCalDem  Sep-04-11 12:14 PM   #0 
  - 1977 was a great year. I watch 'Dazed and Confused' every couple of  banned from Kos   Sep-04-11 12:36 PM   #1 
  - Excellent post, thanks!  MannyGoldstein   Sep-04-11 12:36 PM   #2 
  - Jimmy Carter was President...  kentuck   Sep-04-11 12:39 PM   #3 
  - If people's wages had kept up with productivity and growth  n2doc   Sep-04-11 12:42 PM   #4 
  - Here's an extrapolation for you  krispos42   Sep-04-11 01:25 PM   #7 
  - Here is another:  kentuck   Sep-04-11 02:42 PM   #16 
  - I picked a correlation out of the graph  PuffedMica   Sep-04-11 03:17 PM   #17 
  - I doubt if that is true  hfojvt   Sep-04-11 01:52 PM   #11 
     - you may be doing less, but you probably do it better  SoCalDem   Sep-04-11 01:57 PM   #12 
     - see charts at link  n2doc   Sep-04-11 03:23 PM   #18 
  - a little reality check though  hfojvt   Sep-04-11 01:14 PM   #5 
  - We were not IN Kansas City.. We were in Olathe  SoCalDem   Sep-04-11 01:24 PM   #6 
  - one of my least favorite places to drive  hfojvt   Sep-04-11 02:16 PM   #13 
     - and back then most people did not "invest"  SoCalDem   Sep-04-11 02:26 PM   #14 
  - The 2011 figure you quoted is pretty much dead on to what my husband's base salary is now..  SoCalDem   Sep-05-11 02:12 AM   #19 
  - What changed?  BeFree   Sep-04-11 01:31 PM   #8 
  - $500 limit, pretty much kept things in check and back then you could  SoCalDem   Sep-04-11 01:38 PM   #9 
     - I know  BeFree   Sep-04-11 01:44 PM   #10 
  - K&R  dajoki   Sep-04-11 02:42 PM   #15 
 

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