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Old 05-20-2003, 09:46 AM
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The 70's and now...

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Thought you might think this is fun, or just darn depressing.


What a difference 30 years makes...

1972: Long hair

2002: Longing for hair

1972: KEG

2002: EKG

1972: Acid rock

2002: Acid reflux

1972: Moving to California because it's cool

2002: Moving to California because it's warm

1972: Growing pot

2002: Growing pot belly

1972: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth

Taylor

2002: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or

Elizabeth Taylor

1972: Seeds and stems

2002: Roughage

1972: Popping pills; smoking joints

2002: Popping joints

1972: Killer Weed

2002: Weed killer

1972: Hoping for a BMW

2002: Hoping for a BM

1972: The Grateful Dead

2002: Dr. Kevorkian

1972: Going to a new, hip joint

2002: Receiving a new hip joint

1972: Rolling Stones

2002: Kidney Stones

1972: Being called into the principal's office

2002: Calling the principal's office

1972: Screw the system

2002: Upgrade the system

1972: Disco

2002: Costco

1972: Parents begging you to get your hair cut

2002: Children begging you to get their head shaved

1972: Taking acid

2002: Taking antacid

1972: Passing the driver's test

2002: Passing the vision test

1972: Whatever

2002: Depends
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Old 05-20-2003, 09:55 AM
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You should post a poll to see how many board members are old enough to remember 1972 (assuming they were even born by then). I'd bet you don't have more than a handful who do.
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Old 05-20-2003, 09:55 AM
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Close, but no cigar. 1973 for me!
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Old 05-20-2003, 09:59 AM
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Close, but no cigar. 1973 for me!
I turned 1 in 1972.
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I was 12. Puberty. Fond memories of tent poles in the morning...
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:01 AM
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Ripe old age of 8 in 1972...
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:01 AM
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I was 12. Puberty. Fond memories of tent poles in the morning...
Tee hee!!

OH! Of COURSE you mean camping in the backyard, right?
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:09 AM
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:repost: ? yes.

born in '72: yes
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:12 AM
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I wasn't born, but it's still funny.
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:16 AM
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Tee hee!!

OH! Of COURSE you mean camping in the backyard, right?
"camping in the backyard" that's illegal in some states
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:20 AM
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Tee hee!!

OH! Of COURSE you mean camping in the backyard, right?
Why of course! Thats what the Boy Scouts were all about!
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:22 AM
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Why of course! Thats what the Boy Scouts were all about!
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:24 AM
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Ahh....1972...those were the days.... ....too bad that I didn't exist until 1976
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:25 AM
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Ahh....1972...those were the days.... ....too bad that I didn't exist until 1976
Another bicentennial babe? September 30...
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Old 05-20-2003, 10:32 AM
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Another bicentennial babe? September 30...
Oh great....now I feel old
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Oh great....now I feel old
It's about time!
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