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Tue Jan 2, 2018, 11:09 AM

My son lost his cable TV

During the end of the double overtime OK-GA game. He texted me that its like being trapped in the 20th Century.
Funny till I realized how long ago the 20th Century was. Someone in their mid-40s has lived half their conscious life after the 20th Century.

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Reply My son lost his cable TV (Original post)
SCantiGOP Jan 2018 OP
PoliticAverse Jan 2018 #1
SCantiGOP Jan 2018 #2
JustABozoOnThisBus Jan 2018 #3
SharonAnn Jan 2018 #4
SCantiGOP Jan 2018 #6
Bob Loblaw Jan 2018 #5
trof Feb 2018 #7
trof Feb 2018 #8

Response to SCantiGOP (Original post)

Tue Jan 2, 2018, 11:13 AM

1. Yeah back when you didn't have to pay for cable to watch live sporting events. n/t

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 2, 2018, 11:31 AM

2. My equivalent of the had to walk to school in the snow story

My grandkids wont believe me when I tell them there was only ONE game on every Saturday, and sometimes it was the Army-Navy game!

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Response to SCantiGOP (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 2, 2018, 12:35 PM

3. And you had to get up and walk to the TV to change the channel, ...

And, you had to shake a pot on the stove to make popcorn.

Oh, the humanity!

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Response to SCantiGOP (Original post)

Tue Jan 2, 2018, 12:37 PM

4. My story/joke is not longer funny becasue only oldsters understand it.

In 1994 when my granddaughter asked me to bring her the phone and I said I couldn't, she asked "Why". I said "Because the cord isn't long enough." She paused and asked "Why does it have a cord?" That was when I realized that her generation may not have seen or used what we used to consider "standard" phones.

It's no longer funny because hardly anyone has them any longer and anyone under 40 may not have ever seen or used them.

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Response to SharonAnn (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 2, 2018, 12:48 PM

6. I know

I told my 13 year old grandson, who often loses his phone during the 10 minutes a day hes not looking at it, that I was going to invent a way that would let you permanently secure your phone to a spot on the wall with your power cord so you would never run out of battery.
He said: very funny, Ive seen those on old
movies.

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Response to SCantiGOP (Original post)

Tue Jan 2, 2018, 12:40 PM

5. And you had to read fiction

to come up with a presidency such as we are currently experiencing.

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Response to Bob Loblaw (Reply #5)

Sat Feb 3, 2018, 08:10 PM

7. +1000

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Response to SCantiGOP (Original post)

Sat Feb 3, 2018, 08:55 PM

8. Tweaking the 'rabbit ears'.

Raise you hand if you had either a wad or a 'fan' of aluminum foil on the antennas.
And by god IT WORKED!
The snow disappeared from channel 3!
Them wuz the days.

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