Back in the day

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  1. acurate3522

    acurate3522 WATWUZUTHINKIN

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    I got this in an email today so I thought Id share


    > Let's go back
    >
    >
    > Close your eyes...And go back...
    > Before the Internet or the MAC
    > Before semi automatics and crack
    > Before SEGA or Super Nintendo...
    >
    > Way back...
    >
    > I'm talkin' bout hide and go seek at dusk.
    > Red light, Green light.
    > Playing kickball & dodgeball until your porch light came on.
    > Mother May I?
    > Red Rover
    > Hula Hoops
    > Running through the sprinkler
    > Happy Meals
    >
    > Wait...
    > Watchin' Saturday Morning cartoons
    > Fat Albert, Road Runner, Smurfs, Picture Pages, G-Force & He-Man
    > Wonder Woman & Super Man Underoos
    > Playing Dukes of Hazard
    > Catchin' lightning bugs in a jar
    > Christmas morning...
    > Your first day of school
    > Bedtime Prayers and Goodnight Kisses
    >
    > Climbing trees
    > Getting an Ice Cream off the Ice Cream Truck
    > A million mosquito bites and sticky fingers
    > Jumpin' down the steps
    > Jumpin' on the bed
    > Pillow fights
    > Runnin' till you were out of breath
    > Laughing so hard that your stomach hurt
    > Being tired from playin'
    > Your first crush...
    > Rainy days at school meant playing "Heads up 7UP" in the classroom
    > Remember that?
    >
    > I'm not finished yet...
    > Kool-Aid was the drink of the summer
    > Giving your friends a ride on your handlebars
    > Wearing your new shoes on the first day of school
    > Class Field Trips
    > When nearly everyone's mom was at home when the kids got there.
    > When a quarter seemed like a fair allowance, and another quarter a
    > Miracle.
    >
    > When any parent could discipline any kid, or feed him or use him to
    > carry
    > Groceries, and nobody, not even the kid, thought a thing of it.
    > When your parents took you to McDonalds and you were so cool.
    > When being sent to the principal's office was nothing compared to
    > the fate that awaited a misbehaving student at home.
    >
    > Basically, we were in fear for our lives but it wasn't because of
    > drive by shootings, drugs, gangs, etc. Our parents and grandparents
    > were a much bigger threat! And some of us are still afraid of em!
    >
    > Didn't that feel good, just to go back and say, "Yeah, I remember
    > that!"
    >
    > I want to go back to the time when...
    > Decisions were made by going "eeny-meeny-miney-mo"
    > Mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming, "do over!""Race issue"
    > meant arguing about who ran the fastest.
    > Money issues were handled by whoever was the banker in "monopoly"
    > Catching fireflies could happily occupy an entire evening
    >
    > It wasn't odd to have two or three "best" friends.
    > Being old, referred to anyone over 20.
    > The worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was cooties.
    > Nobody was prettier than Mom
    > Scrapes and bruises were kissed and made better
    > It was a big deal to finally be tall enough to ride the "big people"
    > rides at the amusement
    > park.
    >
    > Getting a foot of snow was a dream come true.
    > Abilities were discovered because of a "double-dog-dare"
    > Spinning around, getting dizzy and falling down was cause for giggles.
    >
    >
    > The worst embarrassment was being picked last for a team.
    > Water balloons were the ultimate, ultimate weapon.
    > Older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest
    > protectors.
    > If you can remember most or all of these, then you have LIVED!!!



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  2. D_Y_O_Z

    D_Y_O_Z .

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    word i have LIVED! but the weed has clouded alot of my memories so i usually never go back but yea its ill to reminisce
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  3. WorstAliasEver

    WorstAliasEver Little Lord Fauntleroyce

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    Heads Up 7Up was the shit.
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  4. Short2003

    Short2003 AbsoluteHotness

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    Good post.. : )
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  5. LuMiNåRy -X-

    LuMiNåRy -X- hi

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    illlllllllllllllllllllllll.
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  6. Fantom

    Fantom :ihadadream:

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    word...


    Playstation fucked up the world...


    Kids don't even play tag no more...


    I told my nephews to go play tag and they asked if it was on PS2....
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  7. Sir Bustalot

    Sir Bustalot I am Jesus

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    word i lived...

    kids these days all they do is play video games and masterbate....

    fucking assholes.....

    when i have kids, they better not sit on the goddamend couch all day. Or ill Kick their ass
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  8. absolute zero

    absolute zero Among the living

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    I lived.

    Wish I could go back........fuck playstation.
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  9. Dex P. LaMorte

    Dex P. LaMorte New Member

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    it got old after I was in 2nd grade.

    everybody would insist on playing it when we lucked out and had a substitute who didn't want to teach shit.
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  10. WorstAliasEver

    WorstAliasEver Little Lord Fauntleroyce

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    Seriously...the whole thing with being able to play against people around the world on your PS2 or XBox....that fucks kids up even more. Cause now if they wanna play against another person, they don't even have to go over their friends house.
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