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Michael Hoffman

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Re:Things Forgotten Sat, 09/1/12 9:34 PM (permalink)
CCinNJ


Soap-on-a-rope

Pope-on-a-Rope
 
    mar52

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    Re:Things Forgotten Sat, 09/1/12 9:44 PM (permalink)
    I LOVE those 4711 sneakers!
     
    Being able to spend a day shopping in Tijuana.
     
    Mexican Jumping Beans.
     
    Sandals with real tire tread for soles.
     
     
     
     
     
      CCinNJ

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      Re:Things Forgotten Sat, 09/1/12 9:50 PM (permalink)
      The sneakers look a little like a Hermes scarf!!!!

      The Pope & the stole!!
       
        CCinNJ

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        Re:Things Forgotten Sat, 09/1/12 9:58 PM (permalink)
        I have a leather cup with a little compartment that snaps on the bottom that holds playing card dice. I love it! It came from Tijuana about 35 years ago.
         
          DawnT

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          Re:Things Forgotten Sat, 09/1/12 10:03 PM (permalink)
          The original black, high top Keds with the round brand emblem.
           
          Jeans being called Dungaree's by anyone over 35. Some older people called them "overhose" although I got the feeling that was a yankee term for overalls.
           
          Bell Bottoms.
           
          Anyone remember those flat things that used to dangle in front of the open coolers in stores to keep in the cold? You had to move them away to get to what you wanted. The beer was kept out of sight and found under the produce in hidden coolers in many stores. You only knew the beer was there because of the brand decal on the front panel. Maybe that was a southern thing only. Some places that had beer in open coolers had what looked like a shade that was pulled down especially on Sunday.
           
          Toni home perms.
           
          Max Factor greasy kid stuff. The stuff was bright yellow in a jar and you'd see oily marks where boy's heads contacted a surface. Go ahead and say Brylcream and throw in an Ace comb with the pocket clip.
           
          UFO's made from straws, a candle, and a laundry bag.
           
           
           
            CCinNJ

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            Re:Things Forgotten Sat, 09/1/12 10:25 PM (permalink)
            Needed a V05 hot oil treatment in the little tubes that you heated in a glass of hot water after a Toni perm.
             
              CCinNJ

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              Re:Things Forgotten Sat, 09/1/12 11:51 PM (permalink)
              If you've forgotten what Play-Doh smells like...or remember & love it...you can now wear it...

              http://www.demeterfragran...roducts/Play--Doh.html
               
                mayor al

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                Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 8:35 AM (permalink)
                Dawn
                Take another look at my post #125 on p.5   Black Tennis shoes with white laces and the Keds seal on this young man !

                I have always been such a fashion Plate ~!!

                Many of the comments on shades in the coolers and sales time and day limits are in reference to 'Blue Laws' that are still in force in many areas of the country.  No Alcohol on Sunday (IN) or before noon on Sunday(KY) is common here in Kentuciana . No sales between 2 AM and 6 AM is common.
                Genuine Tent Revivals are still found in this area...Traveling Preacher with a Tent, Some Music, and a Van full of family/followers borrows a pasture from a farmer or settles in for a week at a local rural church and operates somewhat like an old fair or carnival, Only they do their style religious service instead of the usual carnival stuff.  Plenty of local support in the way of food and time together for social interaction, Plus a lot of religion.  We even have had some of the "Snake Services" at one group's gathering. Interesting, but not my style, I'm a bit too tame for the exotic action of many  of the tent-goers.
                 
                  CCinNJ

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                  Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 11:30 AM (permalink)
                  Going to the big car wash was almost as fun as the log flume. They were much longer years ago....with the nice spinning soapy monsters. Make sure the windows are rolled all the way up.

                  My family owned a Barrel & Drum company years ago. I'm sure if they knew the Bbq'ers of today would be in search of the vessels...they'd hook ya right up.
                   
                    chewingthefat

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                    Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 11:36 AM (permalink)
                    Michael Hoffman


                    CCinNJ


                    Soap-on-a-rope

                    Pope-on-a-Rope

                    Rope-a dope

                     
                      chewingthefat

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                      Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 12:53 PM (permalink)
                      African American maids, gardners
                      Vitalis, I know you can still buy it, but who the heck does?
                      Cowboy and Indian movies
                      Home grocery delivery
                      "Check your tire pressure?"
                      ESSO
                      Rubbers for your shoes
                      Ball and Jax
                      Calling Ralph
                      "He went bananas"
                      Mucilage
                      Pea coats
                      Going under the hose
                      Tree houses
                      Polio outbreaks
                      Freak shows
                      The good feeling a brand new sharpened pencil gave you
                      Cigar boxes for for your pencils, etc
                      Getting told a good ghost story
                      "More Streets and Roads", Dick, Jane, Spot
                      The dream of someday owning a $100,000 house
                      The Skippy Peanut Butter jar on "You Asked For It"
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
                        mar52

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                        Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 2:20 PM (permalink)
                        [q]UFO's made from straws, a candle, and a laundry bag.[/q]
                         
                        I almost burned down the neighbors house.  Luckily the wind picked it up before the roof ignited.
                         
                        Argyle socks.
                         
                        Jumpers and not the kind for babies or cars... you wore them.
                         
                        Overalls were stylish.
                         
                          CCinNJ

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                          Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 2:34 PM (permalink)
                          Something like that is very popular now...a wedding wish lantern.
                           
                          Throwing rice at weddings.
                           
                           
                           
                            Michael Hoffman

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                            Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 2:47 PM (permalink)
                            Argyle socks -- Joanie Alexander once knitted a pair of argyle socks for me.
                             
                              FriedClamFanatic

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                              Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 4:03 PM (permalink)
                              I have a sweater I still wear...knitted for me by my G/F in Junior Year of High School.  Only need one little moth hole patched (LOL.and yes.it still fits!..sort of!).  Since my 50th reunion comes up in 5 years, I hope to be wearing it then.Saw her a few years back at a funeral and told her I still had it.............LOL.she had completely forgotten she did it.
                               
                                CCinNJ

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                                Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 4:15 PM (permalink)
                                That's nice. Girls who knit. I need a hat with a pom-pom.

                                Dawn thank you so much for remembering the photo booth. I had some lovely photos taken after running yesterday...that will be stitched together with my 1976 picture. It only costs $1.99 for a sheet to be mailed from Pocketbooth. I will be blackmailed for much more than that. Ohhh...you look so cute! Uh huh.
                                 
                                  mar52

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                                  Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 4:20 PM (permalink)
                                  I really think they still have those photo booths.  You probably have to insert bills into them to make them work.  And of course, they are digital. 
                                   
                                  Anyone remember the Pusher Machines in the casinos?
                                   
                                  Slot machines where the arms actually worked and didn't just actuate an electric switch?
                                   
                                  Coins in slots!
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                   
                                    CCinNJ

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                                    Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 4:25 PM (permalink)
                                    Pocketbooth sounds like an old big flash going off. So sweaty and startled in #'s 2-4.
                                     
                                      mar52

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                                      Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 5:01 PM (permalink)
                                      Pick one from column A
                                      one from column B
                                      and
                                      one from column C.
                                       
                                      I never see that anymore. 
                                       
                                        CCinNJ

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                                        Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 5:06 PM (permalink)
                                        Free egg roll.
                                         
                                          chewingthefat

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                                          Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 5:46 PM (permalink)
                                          IBM Selectric 71
                                          A love letter, perfumed
                                          When Operators sounded scary
                                          When Washington DC was a small Southern city
                                          A 4 pack of cigs given out free on airplanes
                                          Purposely stepping on some guys new White Bucs
                                          Putting water in Campbell's Tomato Soup
                                          Stepping on a Honey Bee, with your bare foot
                                          Throwing lime on grapevines, damn near killed me dozens of times when I was a kid
                                          The fear of a Dentist or of getting a shot
                                          Croup
                                          Bedtime stories
                                          Making fart noises by putting your left hand under your right armpit, then flapping your right arm real fast
                                          Throwing mudballs
                                          Arnold Stang
                                           
                                            mar52

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                                            Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 5:55 PM (permalink)
                                            Gotta love Arnold Stang.
                                             
                                            Wally Cox
                                            Pennies on the railroad tracks
                                            DC3's flying overhead
                                            My eyes burning from the Los Angeles smog
                                            Ceiling tiles with 144 holes in each
                                            Swag lamps
                                             
                                             
                                              mar52

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                                              Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 6:00 PM (permalink)
                                               Salsa on tables at Mexican restaurants that are made with red, dried chiles, not just tomatoes and onions.  I miss hot sauce.
                                               
                                                CCinNJ

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                                                Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 6:06 PM (permalink)
                                                I still perfume my love letters but I don't mail them. That would defeat the purpose. So I'm there with the perfume and the letter with the perfume is there. I guess I could leave...but that would defeat the purpose.

                                                I will miss the Margaritas at the Acapulco in Westwood. The first time I was there a big giant Howard the Duck head was right across the street...for the opening of that blockbuster movie!!!
                                                 
                                                  Michael Hoffman

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                                                  Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 6:08 PM (permalink)
                                                  I once broke the nose of a guy who stepped on my white bucks. I broke the foot he used, too.
                                                   
                                                    CCinNJ

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                                                    Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 7:02 PM (permalink)
                                                    Caught my eye when you walked on by...Sergio Valente.
                                                     
                                                      CCinNJ

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                                                      Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 7:27 PM (permalink)
                                                      Here's a very New Jersey one...

                                                      Mrs. Garappi...what bones will you break if we "unwrap" your beautiful furniture...and dare sit in the parlor?

                                                      Every one of them.
                                                       
                                                        FriedClamFanatic

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                                                        Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 7:32 PM (permalink)
                                                        The Road Race in my hometown......when it started as 5 probably still hung-over bartenders running the 5 miles from Woods Hole to Falmouth heights...and then promptly dropping in a nearby place to celebrate with a beer.  Now, the race is sponsored, TV cameras, International Runners........And you can't move for about 4 days thru most of the town.  Thank Gawd I don't live there anymore
                                                         
                                                        And The Strawberry Festival Parade, where it seemed 1/2 the town would turn out, work like the dickens on floats........with the only prize a day of community spirit
                                                         
                                                          mar52

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                                                          Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 7:56 PM (permalink)
                                                          Lady's night...  drinks half price for unescorted ladies.
                                                           
                                                            CCinNJ

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                                                            Re:Things Forgotten Sun, 09/2/12 9:09 PM (permalink)
                                                            Ladies menus. Free! No prices included.
                                                             
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