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Aug 21, 2013
 
Enzyte Bob wrote:
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Are you old enough to remember telephone exchange names? Do you remember yours? Ours was TRinity.
Never heard of it.

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Aug 21, 2013
 
BizzyBee wrote:
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LOL
Zoe, I remember party lines and the operator would say, " Number Please " then you would say the number you wanted to call. They were at switchboards with wires that would connect the two parties.
Boy, we have come a long way from that!!!!
Sometimes there were three way party lines. Talk about a pain. Some people were so rude and wouldn't get off the phone, after talking for a long period, knowing there were others who needed to make calls.
We had candlestick phones...the receiver was on a hook. So cute.
The rings were so different back then.
Do you remember Top Value Stamps? You would get them from the gas stations and stores. How about S & H stamps or plaid?

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Aug 21, 2013
 
Zoe Regen wrote:
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Do you remember Top Value Stamps? You would get them from the gas stations and stores. How about S & H stamps or plaid?
Yes, also green Eagle stamps, you would lick,(ugh) and put them in a book then bring it in for cash value when purchasing an item. At the time I think it was $3.00 value. LOL
I also remember saving TAX STAMPS and saving them for TAX STAMP DRIVES at school.
Oy
I also remember rationing of food,blackouts,donating silver and or gold to the cause, which was WWII.
Lots of fond memories but also bitter-sweet memories.....it was hard times.....
Although my family always had the necessities, and very fortunate, it was a stressful time for all.

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You people are old. No wonder you're so miserable.
It is called wisdom, junior!

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RU_Kiddingme wrote:
You people are old. No wonder you're so miserable.
The only one here that's miserable is you...
No kidding......

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BizzyBee wrote:
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Yes, also green Eagle stamps, you would lick,(ugh) and put them in a book then bring it in for cash value when purchasing an item. At the time I think it was $3.00 value. LOL
I also remember saving TAX STAMPS and saving them for TAX STAMP DRIVES at school.
Oy
I also remember rationing of food,blackouts,donating silver and or gold to the cause, which was WWII.
Lots of fond memories but also bitter-sweet memories.....it was hard times.....
Although my family always had the necessities, and very fortunate, it was a stressful time for all.
Agree. Times were simple growing up and we were very fortunate. Gas would be 19 cents and there would be gas wars between stations. Store brand bread would be on special ten loaves for a dollar. My mother canned and made homemade pies and noodles, yummy! Lots of snow in Central Ohio in the winter. Remember snow ice cream? Snow, vanilla, milk and sugar! How about milk toast? Not a thing was wasted, food was appreciated and you ate what was on your plate.
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Aug 21, 2013
 
Enzyte Bob wrote:
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Are you old enough to remember telephone exchange names? Do you remember yours? Ours was TRinity.
Axminister.

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Another thing we were talking about was (this is somewhat gross), is dandruff. When I was a kid, sitting in church, I would notice that the people in front of me often wore black or dark colors and the dandruff was all over their top or suit jacket. I wonder if conditioner was the improvement or better shampoo products. It was quite noticeable on folks.

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Do you remember the Lazarus Downtown Christmas Window? It was really pretty!

How about Mills Restaurant?

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Zoe Regen wrote:
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My Mother would always say TR5. I forgot about that also.
Circleville was 474 or GR4 (GRanite). Seems funny in this day and age.

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Aug 21, 2013
 
Times have certainly changed. I don't think you see as many blind people. Must be all of the advances in eye care, lasers and so on.

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Aug 21, 2013
 
Zoe Regen wrote:
Times have certainly changed. I don't think you see as many blind people. Must be all of the advances in eye care, lasers and so on.
Funny but not really. Yesterday I saw a blind guy with a guide dog crossing the street. The dog took him across on the wrong light......twice.

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Funny but not really. Yesterday I saw a blind guy with a guide dog crossing the street. The dog took him across on the wrong light......twice.
Sorry, I didn't mean for it to be funny, just an observation.
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Aug 21, 2013
 
Zoe Regen wrote:
Times have certainly changed. I don't think you see as many blind people. Must be all of the advances in eye care, lasers and so on.
That's because anymore you notice the Deaf & Dumb part most.

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Zoe Regen wrote:
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Sorry, I didn't mean for it to be funny, just an observation.
LOL, no I was stating that for a sec, I thought it was funny about the guide dog.

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BizzyBee wrote:
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Yes, also green Eagle stamps, you would lick,(ugh) and put them in a book then bring it in for cash value when purchasing an item. At the time I think it was $3.00 value. LOL
Ugh! Eagle Stamps...thanks for the memories, NOT!

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RU_Kiddingme wrote:
You people are old. No wonder you're so miserable.
Time to sharpen your crayons. Make sure you color in the lines; hope your Mama bought you the box with the sharpener built in. Forget it, you're used to nubs.

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rowdy01 wrote:
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Circleville was 474 or GR4 (GRanite). Seems funny in this day and age.
Of course it does old man. At least you still have your memory, for now.

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rowdy01 wrote:
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LOL, no I was stating that for a sec, I thought it was funny about the guide dog.
But did the dog's charge know what was occurring?

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RU_Kiddingme wrote:
You people are old. No wonder you're so miserable.
We white folk live long lives...you scummy booners kill each other off by 35.

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