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You might be in your 50's if.....

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Patriot1668, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. Patriot1668

    Patriot1668 SW Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    Bring on the observations and punch lines......

    You might be in your 50's if....

    ......you celebrate the life, and still mourn the passing of Ronald Wilson Reagan.
     
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  2. Patriot1668

    Patriot1668 SW Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    You might be in your 50's....if you have ever dialed a phone, and at one time thought a fax was high tech.
     
  3. Salps

    Salps Down by the river…. Well-Known Member

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    You might be in your 50's…. If you are considering replacing your reading glasses with real glasses.
     
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  4. TOVO

    TOVO SW WA. Active Member

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    Used a rotory dial phone
    Voted for Ross Perot for Presendent
     
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  5. Patriot1668

    Patriot1668 SW Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    .......if you remember the names Mary Jo Kopechne and Chappaquiddick.
     
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  6. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    That cop who just let you off with a warning and a lecture about safety and responsibility on the road, instead of a speeding ticket...
    ...looks to be the same age as the twit that just took your youngest daughter to
    the Prom!:confused:
     
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  7. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    If your lying about your age:p
     
  8. robertg

    robertg Sandy Oregon Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    As a kid rode your bike thru town with your .22 on the handlebars and nobody cared.
     
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    pdempsey1097 West of McMinnville Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    The bike you rode with your 22 on the handlebars had a sissy bar and a banana seat
     
  10. NWGlockgal

    NWGlockgal Oregon Well-Known Member

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    If your doctor, dentist, and clergyman are all younger than you.....much younger :p
     
  11. robertg

    robertg Sandy Oregon Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Nope, my younger brother had one of those, I'm older than that.
     
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  12. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I might be in my 50's if I was 5 years older.... Does that count?
     
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  13. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Hell we had a rotary phone and a party line we shared with a couple neighbors. I'm only 36 but grew up in BFE. One channel on the TV and I remember the first time my parents brought home a color TV and I watched the Flintstones on it. And yes from the age of 10 on, .22 was my constant companion.


    I was probably one of the last ones to grow up like that.
     
  14. ol Bust Head

    ol Bust Head Gresham Member

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    Every backyard in the neighborhood was part of your playground.
    Played "Kick the can" and "First bounce or fly"
    Played outside till midnight and no one worried.
    Only came in Sunday evenings to watch "Wide World of Disney"
     
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  15. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I'm only 34 and I remember all this.
    Man, I'm finally at that age that I started saying, back whem I was a kid.

    My wife had our 2nd child the other day and we were in the hospital room when someone called on the "old school" land line phone. When my wife hung up my 3year old daughter was so confused. Asked what the phone was.
    I guess she only thinks iphones are phones.
     
  16. fxdc

    fxdc Da Valley USPSA, SPEED STEEL, IDPA, 3 GUN

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    Ok
    If you watched Hi Way patrol and tight rope. You are in your 50/60's
     
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  17. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'd bet non of you kids remember who Bob Steel and Lash La rue were. Before Kowabunga! was a surfing term....:D
     
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    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I remember when Gilligan was first a deadbeat doper on TV.
     
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    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Ya might be past your 50's if ya know who this guy is:D

    Capt_20Kangaroo20-20Greenjeans20sings_zpsgohwasrf.jpg

    Capt_20Kangaroo20-20Greenjeans20sings_zpsgohwasrf.jpg
     
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  20. fxdc

    fxdc Da Valley USPSA, SPEED STEEL, IDPA, 3 GUN

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    Wasn't that in the dobbie Gillis show. He played maynard?