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What do you miss?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ikemay, Jul 14, 2014.

  1. ikemay

    ikemay WA Well-Known Member

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    I miss high/low beam switches that were on the floor and the small side vent windows that opened.

    Now, there is other stuff I miss but that's enough for now.


    So, what do you miss? Doesn't have to be car stuff either.

    Mike
     
  2. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    a day free of pain
     
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  3. YoungBlood

    YoungBlood SW Washington Active Member

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    No helmet laws, free campsites, cheap gas/smokes, people with work ethic, good ol Loony Toons!
     
  4. JRuby

    JRuby St. Helens Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I miss the respect that comes with someone giving you their word - it used to be the equivalent of a contract - there are few that feel this way today.
     
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  5. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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    Don't miss.. Ramblin Rod
     
  6. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I miss Randy PinkhamR
     
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  7. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    A WAY less PC world.
    And .39 cheeseburgers from mcdonalds.
     
  8. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I miss those tube topped ponytailed byatches. kinda pretty much
     
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  9. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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    John Wayne
     
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  10. Creep

    Creep Portland Member

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    A world free from cellphones. Although, it is funny to honk and watch people jump.
     
  11. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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    and knowing all my friends 7 digit phone numbers which I would actually dial with a rotary phone.
     
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    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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  13. Rocky C

    Rocky C Portland Metro Active Member

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  14. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    My daughter living with me.
     
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  15. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    +1 to the OP on floor mounted headlight dimmer switch buttons.

    I miss being a teen in the 60's when the music scene exploded in thousands of new directions. My mind caught on fire and it's why I've played guitar in dozens of dysfunctional performing garage bands for nearly half a century now.

    Girls my age dismissed brasieres as restrictive symbols of a stuffy, oppressive establishment (bless their hearts).

    And I miss my first... everything.
     
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  16. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I miss cars that worked until you heard or felt a problem.

    Now lights go off in my dash giving me the impression it needs a dealer visit only to find out it "just needs to be reset"...

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    Power tools and appliances that were expected to be repaired and not just thrown away for a new one.

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    Kids getting a slap on the hand and maybe a switching - now they go to jail at 10,11,12 years old.

    Not to mention at least some parental involvement.


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    Shop, home ec, metal shop and auto shop.
     
  17. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    We can agree on this one.
     
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  18. forefathersrback

    forefathersrback Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I miss back in the day when a man was a man. His word was golden, and if you didn't have any manners, he would teach you some! obviously I learned a few manners from the good old boys! Most of them have all passed now, wish I was half the man they were!
     
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    sailorfej Scappoose Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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  20. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    <- Why there aren't any school shootings in Israel!
    Teacher with long gun slung over her shoulder!!!
    My mind!!
    And my wife's being well enough to work and enjoy traveling again!

    Deen
    NRA Life Member, Benefactor Level
    NRA Golden Eagle member
    Defender of Freedom Award

    "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one and don't have it, you'll probably never need one again!"
     
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