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Jack
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Things to make you feel old

[x] I’ve been to a drive-in movie theater.
[x] I saw the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
[x] I voted for (or could have) Ronald Reagan (I didn't!!!!!)
[x] I was in a Christmas pageant in public school.
[x] I remember what I was doing when John Kennedy died
[x] I used to watch Star Trek during its original run.
[x] I know what 45 and 33-1/3 describes.
[x] Still have 'em, too.
[x] Still have a machine that plays them, too.
[x] I've ridden in cars that didn’t have seat belts (I was pretty damned young though).
[x] I used to watch Romper Room.
[ ] I belonged to Future Homemakers of America or the FFA.
[ ] I've gone to an Elvis Presley concert.
[x] I own/used to own an 8-track player.
[ ] I used to wear a hat, doilie, or handkerchief on my head in church.
[x] I've bought a McDonald’s cheeseburger for less than 20 cents
[x] I would go to sleep while or just after watching Johnny Carson.
[x] I got to have am AM radio by my bed and listen to it at night at bedtime.
[x] I have watched a black and white television. (My family got our first color set in 1972.)
[x] I have/used to have a leisure suit -- and wore it!.
[x] I've been to a tent revival.
[ ] I attended Woodstock.
[ ] I've been to a state fair and looked at the animal barns.
[x] I spun a hula-hoop around my middle.
[x] I've been spanked at school by a teacher/principal. (I was a goody-goody, but it was done in the schools I attended.)
[x] I've been to a Cher concert.
[x] I watched The Sonny and Cher Show during its original run.
[x] I watched The Twilight Zone during its original run.
[x] I watched Lost in Space during its original run.
[x] I looked forward to hearing Guy Lombardo play "Auld Lang Syne."
[] I called adults "Sir" or "Ma’am."
[x] I've had a smallpox vaccination.
[x] I used to watch Dick Clark on American Bandstand.
[ ] I've been to a rodeo.
[ ] I've competed in a rodeo.
[ ] I scheduled my evenings around Dynasty.
[ ] I've sold Girl Scout cookies.
[ ] I am/was in a fraternity/sorority.
[x] I've eaten breakfast at a Sambo’s Restaurant.
[x] I've eaten at a Howard Johnson’s Restaurant.
[ ] I had a poster of Farrah Fawcett on my wall/door.
[ ] I had a crush on Ricky Nelson.
[ ] I had a crush on Angela Cartwright.
[x] I watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon.
[x] I had an aluminum Christmas tree and a color-wheel lamp.
[x] I have/had a fondue pot and use/used it.
[x] I've used a rotary phone.
[x] I've used a *party line* phone, too.
[x] I remember when African-Americans were called "colored people" in polite company. (It was also ok to call them Negroes.)
[ ] I've been to West Berlin before German reunification.
[ ] I had a paper credit card.
[ ] I played with a Water Wiggle.
[ ] I danced all night to Donna Summer and Whitney Houston.
[x] I've driven/ridden in a Pacer.
[x] I've driven/ridden in a car with fins in the back.
[x] I've driven/ridden in a VW Bug --older version.
[x] I've stayed up all night playing Risk.
[ ] I've stayed up all night playing wargames.
[x] I saw the original Star Wars movie in a theater.
[x] I've taken group showers with members of my junior/senior high school class
[x] I remember when HIV was called HTLV-IV.
[x] I watched The Simpsons when it was a short on The Tracy Ulman Show.
[x] I know what CP/M was, 'cause I used it on my computer.
[x] I had to install MS-DOS on my computer before I installed Windows
[x] I have/had a Sony Walkman.
[ ] I modeled my hair and clothes on people in Beverly Hills 90210.
[x] I’ve played PacMan.
[ ] I put on a suit and tie/dress to go shop at the downtown department store.
[ ] I saw Top Gun in the theater more than six times.
[ ] I saw The Exorcist in the theater.
[ ] I've read Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses.
[ ] I've used a Jane Fonda workout video.
[x] I remember when Michael Jackson was black.
[x] I know who shot J.R
[ ] I remember when Tommy Smothers was an angel.
[ ] I owned a pet rock.
[ ] I have/had a Betamax VCR.
[ ] I had "all the way" sex before I was married and had to keep it secret.
[ ] I burned a bra and/or draft card.
[x] I've ridden in a double-decker bus.
[x] I've ridden in the back window of my parents' car.
[x] I've edged the grass in a yard with hand clippers.
[x] I had a television aerial outside my house.
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