things my kid will never experience, things sure ain't like they used to be.

MALIBLOC

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1.Put a piece of tape on the corner of a cassette tape to re-record something

2. Play centipede

3. Walk home from school at the age of five and wait till the folks come home alone. (latch key kid)

4. watch Dad drive around with a six pack on the front seat.

What is something from you 70-80-90 childhood!
 

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Play "Asteroids" :D or the first Nintendo.

Use a VCR.

Use a corded phone, possibly....

Use a black and white TV.

Ride a motorcycle at age 6 because of some stupid lead law.
 

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Dial a rotory phone know, what a skate key is, ride in the back of a truck bed, ride in a car without air conditioning or power anything, listen to a AM radio i could go on but they won't get any of this.
 

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Dial a rotory phone know, what a skate key is, ride in the back of a truck bed, ride in a car without air conditioning or power anything, listen to a AM radio i could go on but they won't get any of this.

(Yer OLD!!! too)
 

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8 Track player

Walk to the theater with a $1 and still have money for pop-corn and a soda.

Return a soda bottle at the store and get some candy.

Ride a motorcycle in the canyons.

Walk to school a mile away.
 

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Be able to leave the house on a 3 or 4 wheeler in the morning, ride to the hills on it and never touch a trailer the entire day.

Eat the World's best french fries (old school Carl's Jr fries).

Live in a country that is not over pussified and getting worse every day.

Be able to buy their first car for $1000 bucks and it be worth a crap and reliable.

Listen to radio worth a crap (Regular radio that is).

Skating concrete ditches without getting arrested :(

If the trend continues, they will never have a new album or for that matter see a band come out that is not total trash!
 

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Go to the museums in Exposition Park, then go have lunch at Church's Chicken right across the street.
Play hide n seek in the neighbors back yards, and they didn't care.
Driving to San Bernardino to go shopping and eat at McDonalds on E st, because there wasn't a Mc Donalds in Barstow.
6 Tacos for a buck on Tuesday nite at the ORIGIONAL Del Taco on 1st St in Barstow.
A record player .
XELO El Paso, under my pillow on my little transistor radio.
 
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Dial a rotory phone know, what a skate key is, ride in the back of a truck bed, ride in a car without air conditioning or power anything, listen to a AM radio i could go on but they won't get any of this.

Ha, my kid just used a skate key today at the skatepark.
 

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pump regular leaded gas into the car/truck

dime works at the pay phone

bazooka bubble gum for a penny

penny gum ball machines

bus/street car rides for a quarter or less.

seat belts not coming standard in teh car

reach in soda boxes, pop the top off the bottle & all for a quarter

steak & lobster in baja for 7 bucks!

bias ply tires are standard on the car/truck

the 5' coil cord for the pusle push button phone

that's a few off the top of my head...
man i feel old..
 

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Play dodgeball at school
Play Tag at school
ride a 50
play with the neighbor kids since no other kids will be allowed outside besides mine
adjust there reception on the tv by moving the antenna ears on top of it
get up to change the channel
get spanked by there parents. oh wait, mine will be spanked, and will NEVER be put in time out
 
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Ride bikes to PJ Pizza with a pocket full of quarters to play video games
Play butt ball after school with all your friends
Stay out riding bikes with friends until the street lights come on
Have lunch at TacoPaco with your high school buddies
Watch BJ and the Bear with your cousin (I swear we were going to be truck drivers and each have our own monkey)
 

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ride a 50
play with the neighbor kids since no other kids will be allowed outside besides mine
get up to change the channel
get spanked by there parents. oh wait, mine will be spanked, and will NEVER be put in time out

My kids still get to do these things
My 7 year old has been ridign his 50 since he was 4
They both still play with the neighbor kids and amazingly most kids on the block like to play outside
Remote is usuually lost at my house so this one happens often
Not much lately but they both have felt the wrath of Dad.

Pretty sure thought my kids are not the norm though!
 

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Dont forget, stand up in the back seat of the car
Never using a car seat as a child

My kids still get to do these things
My 7 year old has been ridign his 50 since he was 4
They both still play with the neighbor kids and amazingly most kids on the block like to play outside
Remote is usuually lost at my house so this one happens often
Not much lately but they both have felt the wrath of Dad.

Pretty sure thought my kids are not the norm though!

I'm holding onto my 50 so that if I do ever have kids they can learn on my bike.
I hear all to often that kids are not allowed outside due to parents being scared of what "could" happen.

 
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I was scratching my head, and wondering how I forgot so many of the ones that everyone has said.

scratch and sniff stickers

sigmond and the sea monster

benny hill and the three stooges

shrink a dinks

diassembling gi joe and trading their arms and legs with different characters

cracker jack tattoos
 

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Ride a bike without a helmet.

Leave the house @ 7:00 am then return at dark when 7 years old.

Cruise the Boulevard

Ride in the back of the truck to the store.

Take autoshop, woodshop or metalshop because they were all replaced with English as a second language class.
 

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2. Play centipede

sigmond and the sea monster

OK, so hook the kid up this weekend. The new taco stand across the 78 from Pala has a table top Centipede game and Sigmon is on Cox Cable Ch3 Sat. AM throwback Saturday or something like that, LOL:eek:

We were broke when I was a kid so mine are kind of local:cool: but here's a couple!

Seeing a surf flick at the Miramar theater
Tomato fields
Parties up on the dump road
Being able to hide from the cops:eek:
Having to build skate ramps or getting to see a real punk band;) (that aren't forty something)
 
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