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#1 Vanimal46

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 11:26 AM

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#2 Vanimal46

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 11:27 AM

Back in my day Pizza Huts were dine-in restaurants that offered lunch buffets!

This will no longer be the case. And let's be honest, Pizza Hut Express is terrible.

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 12:08 PM

Back in my day we went to Shakey’s or Cicero’s for pizza.
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 12:39 PM

This is some kinda pizza forum?
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 12:48 PM

Back when I was a lad, Chuck E Cheese was tons of fun. These days...it’s still fun I guess, just different.
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 01:00 PM

Back in my day there were neighborhood bars on every corner.

 

<looks around>

 

Guess they are still there, just under different ownership.

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 02:09 PM

The Domino’s Pizza “30 minutes or Less guarantee” was a kind of a sensation when they rolled it out, then a pizza driver killed someone and it was like top 10 o’clock news story for a couple days. I guess Domino’s survived ok.
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#8 Craig Arko

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 02:15 PM

Back in my day we went to the Moon.
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 02:23 PM

Hahaha! Back in my day, Pepsi was briefly the 6th most powerful military force on Earth.

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 02:26 PM

Back when I was a lad, Chuck E Cheese was tons of fun. These days...it’s still fun I guess, just different.


Lucky! Chuck E Cheese wasn't in my home town. Back in my day we had "Romp N' Roam"... One of those germ infested plastic jungle gyms where they also served pizza for birthday parties.

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 02:38 PM

 

Lucky! Chuck E Cheese wasn't in my home town. Back in my day we had "Romp N' Roam"... One of those germ infested plastic jungle gyms where they also served pizza for birthday parties.

Back in my day we had birthday parties at home. We didn't go to germ-infested places for parties ... the kids all brought their germs to their friends' homes.

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 02:47 PM

Okay ... I tried to hold off, because it's not in my day ... but it's more fun to do it this way ...

 

Back in Chief's day, games at birthday parties consisted of drawing on the cave walls and playing pin the rock on the rock.

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 04:52 PM

In my day you had to get off the couch to turn the channels
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 04:54 PM

Back in my day people used to actually talk to each other. 

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 04:56 PM

Back in my day we had air raid drills in school. You had to sit legs crossed under your desks with your head down. You recited the pledge to the flag and sang "My Country 'tis of Thee" afterwards. You played "Kill the Ball Carrier" during recess and made forts in the woods
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 05:01 PM

Back in my day people used to actually talk to each other.


And boys occasionally used their fists to settle scores
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 05:08 PM

I remember when we won the gold in hockey. I lived only about 100 miles from where it happened and didn't get to know about the results until hours later.

Crazy how that stuff didn't leak. My friends and I couldn't even find anything on the radio. We had to watch the tape delay
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Posted 08 August 2019 - 05:43 PM

Back in my day coach would tell you to bunt. 

 

 

Change is good. 

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Posted 08 August 2019 - 05:49 PM

Back in Chief's day, games at birthday parties consisted of drawing on the cave walls and playing pin the rock on the rock.

Rare photo of Chief in middle school, back in the day:

 

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i have a feeling this isn't what Van was asking for.

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So, in conclusion, what was your question again?


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Posted 08 August 2019 - 07:03 PM

Back in my day coach would tell you to bunt.


Change is good.


Yup. And I disobeyed and grounded into a force out. Had the 3rd highest BA on the team but didn't get a whole lot of at bats after that. Got chewed out pretty good ....I had a Gardy-like coach
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