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#690 Jun 26, 2013
ShadyBits wrote:
The Wonder years?
Blossom?
Family Ties?
Silver spoons?
Step by Step?
Just the 10 of Us?
I loved Wonder Years, especially his girlfriend, Winny....I really miss West Wing and China Beach.....

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#691 Jun 26, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>El Kabong was HYSTERICAL.'Course most all the Hanna Barbera from that age were great.
I bet you don't remember Winky Dink :) You had a plastic screen you put on the TV and if Winky needed a bridge you drew a bridge on the TV screen. About 1955

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#692 Jun 26, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>I bet you don't remember Winky Dink :) You had a plastic screen you put on the TV and if Winky needed a bridge you drew a bridge on the TV screen. About 1955
That was waaaaaaaaay before my time. LOL

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#693 Jun 26, 2013
Denny CranesPlace wrote:
<quoted text>I bet you don't remember Winky Dink :) You had a plastic screen you put on the TV and if Winky needed a bridge you drew a bridge on the TV screen. About 1955
lol
I do remember my younger step brother playing with Shrinky Dinks.

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#694 Jun 26, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>That was waaaaaaaaay before my time. LOL
lol
I was 1 and I don't think we had a TV.

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#695 Jun 26, 2013
Fisherman 808 wrote:
<quoted text>
lol
I was 1 and I don't think we had a TV.
Seems odd now, but a TV wasn't the "necessity" in the 50's and even 60's that it is today. Not just one, but several in every home.....

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#696 Jun 26, 2013
choosing who shall be "It" in a game of tag...

Rich Man, Poor Man,
Beggar Man, Thief,
Doctor, Lawyer,
Indian Chief

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#697 Jun 26, 2013
or...

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,
Catch a tiger by the toe.
If he hollers, let him go,
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.

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#698 Jun 26, 2013
Fisherman 808 wrote:
<quoted text>
lol
I was 1 and I don't think we had a TV.
Did anyone remember to call the doc this morning???

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#699 Jun 26, 2013
just_ola wrote:
choosing who shall be "It" in a game of tag...
Rich Man, Poor Man,
Beggar Man, Thief,
Doctor, Lawyer,
Indian Chief
Bubble gum, bubble gum,
in a dish,
how many pieces do you wish (pick a number)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (and so on till the person who "gets" that number is it)

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#700 Jun 26, 2013
D'ick, Jane and Spot books?

(really Topix?)

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#701 Jun 26, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>Seems odd now, but a TV wasn't the "necessity" in the 50's and even 60's that it is today. Not just one, but several in every home.....
I think we got one about 1957. It was usually a fuzzy black and white picture, had small 'rabbit ears' for an antennae, and got 2 or 3 stations.
My memory is a little fuzzy on this one, but I think we watched the Wizzard of Oz in black and white, and then it was a big deal in the neighborhood when color TV's came out and you could watch 1/2 of the Wizzard of Oz in black and white and about in the middle of the movie it turned into color.
(I can still picture the feet sticking out from under the house. lol)

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#702 Jun 26, 2013
Stripped socks and nice shoes.

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#703 Jun 26, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>
Bubble gum, bubble gum,
in a dish,
how many pieces do you wish (pick a number)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (and so on till the person who "gets" that number is it)
omgosh...thanx...I was trying to remember THAT one...=)))

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#704 Jun 26, 2013
DC tells it like it is wrote:
D'ick, Jane and Spot books?
(really Topix?)
LOL. It used to do that when GW Bush was in office and you tried to post about his Vice President.

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#705 Jun 26, 2013
Sally Brown wrote:
<quoted text>
My son just found this......
28 cartoon theme songs in 7 minutes
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Enjoy!
Have a good one!!
:)
that was bittersweet for me. Takes me back to when the kids were little. Nothing was better than pancakes in front of the TV. "Oh Mama, you gotta see this--Sonic is coming on" They didn't have GI Joes though--A real American Hero. LOL. That was a BIG favorite at our house......

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#706 Jun 26, 2013
Fisherman 808 wrote:
<quoted text>
I think we got one about 1957. It was usually a fuzzy black and white picture, had small 'rabbit ears' for an antennae, and got 2 or 3 stations.
My memory is a little fuzzy on this one, but I think we watched the Wizzard of Oz in black and white, and then it was a big deal in the neighborhood when color TV's came out and you could watch 1/2 of the Wizzard of Oz in black and white and about in the middle of the movie it turned into color.
(I can still picture the feet sticking out from under the house. lol)
It was black and white while she was in Kansas, Oz was in color.....

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#707 Jun 26, 2013
DC tells it like it is wrote:
D'ick, Jane and Spot books?
(really Topix?)
That's how I learned to read along with most from my generation...now teachers have to bend over backwards, millions are spent on curriculum that gets changed often & STILL kids can't read & comprehend...in the race to keep up with other countries, we got away from the basics & education has greatly suffered...I was told a few yrs ago in my district that I couldn't fail a first grader...had to socially promote him... he entered first grade not knowing a sound & left not knowing a sound...they finally (red tape) got him into class that provided one-on-one...

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#708 Jun 26, 2013
Proud To Be Trina wrote:
<quoted text>
My daughter got one and said "What's so special?" She loves to cook though. They did seem a lot cooler when I was a kid, but I tried.
Maybe because back then, electrical toys were cool. Today, it's all about wireless technology!

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#709 Jun 26, 2013
just_ola wrote:
or...
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe,
Catch a tiger by the toe.
If he hollers, let him go,
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.
Ours was..

Eeny Meeny gypsa peeny goo ga gobbleney outchey potchey gubalocthey
out goes you!!

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