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#1083 Jul 10, 2013
Old Sam wrote:
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...we usta 'chunk' rocks at stuff......
We never chunked rocks at each other--too much danger of the little kids running and telling Mama. But we'd chunk dirt clods, crabapples, dirt dauber nests, and anything else that was chunkin' size.....

Remember sticks? They could be anything, a gun, a sword, a horse, a baseball bat.....

Give a couple kids a stick, a little bit of water (like a creek or a pond), access to "the woods" And you wouldn't see them for the rest of the day.

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#1084 Jul 10, 2013
I suppose I get a little annoyed at the texting fad these days. It used to be, you just picked up your phone and called someone when you wanted to, I don't know,...talk?. The better half will text me, and it turns out being a hour (or better) conversation when I'm at work.

I'm usually guilty of playing along somewhat. But I'm also the one that ends up sending a her a text that says.. "screw this, I'm calling you!"

I admit surfing the internet is neat on my phone... and having cell phones is a good idea in general, but I'm sort of missing the old ways a little also.

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#1085 Jul 10, 2013
does anyone remember those things made out of wood called pea shooters???use a spit ball now those things hurt.depending on how hard you could blow..LOL...:O)

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#1086 Jul 10, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>We never chunked rocks at each other--too much danger of the little kids running and telling Mama. But we'd chunk dirt clods, crabapples, dirt dauber nests, and anything else that was chunkin' size.....
Remember sticks? They could be anything, a gun, a sword, a horse, a baseball bat.....
Give a couple kids a stick, a little bit of water (like a creek or a pond), access to "the woods" And you wouldn't see them for the rest of the day.
and we even had a few rusted ole cars/trucks at the back edge of the 40 acre farm & some across the road (another 100 acres)on trail to the creek...sheesh it's a wonder a snake didn't eat my head off...lol

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#1087 Jul 10, 2013
Does any one remember Gumby and Pokey?

https://www.google.com/search...

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#1088 Jul 10, 2013
Princess Hey wrote:
does anyone remember those things made out of wood called pea shooters???use a spit ball now those things hurt.depending on how hard you could blow..LOL...:O)
We just used, these heavy-duty plastic big straws.....then later, we just needed straws and bits of wadded up paper, my buddy would cough in class, as i shot....lol....

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#1089 Jul 10, 2013
Anyone remember...Uh Clem? lol

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#1090 Jul 10, 2013
Ren and Stempy?

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#1091 Jul 10, 2013
Rider on the Storm wrote:
Does any one remember Gumby and Pokey?
https://www.google.com/search...
that reminded me of this one...

and then this one...of course we called it c*m gum...
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

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#1092 Jul 10, 2013
just_ola wrote:
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and we even had a few rusted ole cars/trucks at the back edge of the 40 acre farm & some across the road (another 100 acres)on trail to the creek...sheesh it's a wonder a snake didn't eat my head off...lol
I was discussing with MamaR recently childhood accidents. I mentioned that the last time I had a physical, the doc asked me about a particular scar on my chest.(not the Siamese Twin one, another one) ANYWAY, she said she didn't know anything about it. Well DUH, I cut myself on the side of an old metal fence, ya think I was gonna TELL her? I'd probably have had to come in and take a bath or something..... As I recall, it was more of a scrape, not even a real cut. Left a real nice scar though....About 4 inches long--like I was in a knife fight or something.

As far as the vehicles go--you could have used them for rocket ships, or submarines, or airplanes--LOTS of stuff.

Do kids even come equipped with an imagination any more?

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#1093 Jul 10, 2013
Ricky F wrote:
Anyone remember...Uh Clem? lol
Wasn't he the clown from Captain Kangaroo? LOL

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#1094 Jul 10, 2013
Ricky F wrote:
Anyone remember...Uh Clem? lol
Vaguely.

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#1095 Jul 10, 2013
Davey and Goliath?

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#1096 Jul 10, 2013
The Archies on TV--with records that you cut out of cereal boxes....

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#1097 Jul 10, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
The Archies on TV--with records that you cut out of cereal boxes....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =k0eh0b3GF_kXX
oh yeah

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#1098 Jul 10, 2013
Rider on the Storm wrote:
Does any one remember Gumby and Pokey?
The sibs and I used to get those bendable Gumby and Pokey toy figures all the time. Mom had to always throw them out when the copper wire in them started to poke through... the new ones are lousy by comparison. They don't bend nearly as good since they took out the wire.

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#1099 Jul 10, 2013
just_ola wrote:
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oh yeah
Kool-Aid

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#1100 Jul 10, 2013
just_ola wrote:
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oh yeah
I was flipping channels on TV the other day and came across that show. LOL. Could not believe it was on. The troll watched it for about 2 minutes and said "Mom, you had a sad childhood" lol

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#1101 Jul 10, 2013
Uh Clem wrote:
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Kool-Aid


I don't think mama ever made us koolaid, only had soda at holidays...it was fresh milk, sweet tea, or water...oh tang for breakfast...

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#1102 Jul 10, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>I was flipping channels on TV the other day and came across that show. LOL. Could not believe it was on. The troll watched it for about 2 minutes and said "Mom, you had a sad childhood" lol
lol at summer camp once I bonded with a girl named debra but her nickname was archie...so you can imagine what MY nickname was for next 8 weeks...=)

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