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Posted 11 September 2006 - 03:07 PM

:D

*THE BIG QUESTION WAS WHICH CATEGORY TO PUT THIS ONE IN*-WELL WHY NOT HERE?


 

YESTERDAY…WAS SOMETHING ELSE* :)
Passed on by ‘Sweeps’ roi-den Fox…fondly


*CLICK below on 'VIDEO LINK BELOW' for the YEA 60's Video-Last innocent generation:

 

http://www.irishufol...pic=1242&p=1375


*NOW…If you are younger than 30…you never knew this world…the NICE way it really was-
So it might be a good thing to read about at least. ENJOY…because we can never go back.
It was simpler…but we didn’t have 6 ½ BILLION people in the world either./’Sweeps’
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REMEMBER WHEN?!


CLICK ON THE VIDEOS-GREAT MEMORIES:

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=D9nH154inZQ

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=p8p3QI14Qbs

 

 

Mom was at home when the kids got home from school;

when nobody owned a purebred dog;

when a quarter was a decent allowance, and another quarter
a huge bonus;

when you'd reach into a muddy gutter for a penny;

when all of your male teachers wore neckties and female teachers
had their hair done and wore high heels;

when you got your windshield cleaned, oil checked and gas pumped
without asking, all for free, every time, and, you didn't pay for
air, and you got trading stamps to boot.

When it was considered a great privilege to be taken out to dinner at
a real restaurant with your parents;

when the worst thing you could do at school was smoke in the bathrooms, flunk a test or chew gum;

when a '57 Chevy was everyone's dream car, to cruise, peel out, lay rubber or watch submarine races; and people went steady and girls wore a class
ring with an inch of wrapped yarn so it would fit her finger.

And no one ever asked where the car keys were because they were always in the car, in the ignition, and the doors were never locked.

And you got in big trouble if you accidentally locked the doors at home, since no one ever had a key.

Remember jumping waves at the ocean for hours in that cold water; and playing baseball with no adults to help kids with the rules of the game because baseball was not a psychological group.

Remember when stuff from the store came without safety caps and hermetic seals because no one had yet tried to poison a perfect stranger.

And with all our progress, don't you wish, just once, you could slip back in time and savor the slower pace and share it with the children of today.

Remember 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! But we all survived because their love was greater than the threat.

Go back with me for a minute.... Before the Internet or the MAC...before semi automatics and crack ... before SEGA or Super Nintendo... Way back...I'm talking about hide and go seek at dusk, red light, green light, kick the can, playing kickball & dodge ball until your porch light came on ...and mother may I? red rover, hula hoops, roller skating to music, running through the sprinkler... And... Catching 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; jumping on the bed; pillow fights; running till you were out of breath' laughing so hard your stomach hurt; being tired from playing; your first crush...remember that?

I'm not finished yet.... Kool-aid was the drink of summer; toting your friends on your handle bars; wearing your new shoes on the first day of school and class field trips.

Didn't that feel good, just to go back and say, Yeah, I remember that! There's nothing like the good old days. They were good then, and they're good now when we think about them.

Share some of these thoughts with a friend who can relate, then share it with someone that missed out on them. I want to go back to the time when............ Decisions were made by going ‘eeny-meeny-miney-mo’ and mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming, "do it 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; and it wasn't odd to have two or three "best" friends.

Being old referred to anyone over 20 and the worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was cooties.

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 weapon;

and older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest protectors.

If you can remember most or all of these, then you have LIVED!!!! Pass this on to anyone who may need a break from their grown up "life...IN MORE PARANOID TIMES'


**BUT WE SURE HAD OUR FUN THINGS TOO...AND WEREN'T SPOILED-JUST HAPPY*

CLICK ON THE ANIMATIONS...BETTER/'S'
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#2 Seth Haniel

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Posted 29 September 2006 - 08:10 AM

Colin Wilson in his book 'Mysteries' summed up the feeling that briefly visits us when at times we slip into the aura of that time - something that can't be regained (or can it!!)- his name for it was 'Faculty X'

Edited by Seth Haniel, 29 September 2006 - 08:11 AM.

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Posted 01 October 2006 - 06:45 PM

Colin Wilson in his book 'Mysteries' summed up the feeling that briefly visits us when at times we slip into the aura of that time - something that can't be regained (or can it!!)- his name for it was 'Faculty X'



[b]Seth,
Nice thoughts...reverie or something near. Well reflections on the past are 'STILL THERE'...Somewhere. Thanks/'Sweeps'
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Posted 10 February 2008 - 06:05 PM

:D

*THE BIG QUESTION WAS WHICH CATEGORY TO PUT THIS ONE IN*-WELL WHY NOT HERE?



YESTERDAY…WAS SOMETHING ELSE* :)
Passed on by ‘Sweeps’ roi-den Fox…fondly

*CLICK below on 'My Webpage' for the YEA 60's Video-Last innocent generation:

My Webpage



*NOW…If you are younger than 30…you never knew this world…the NICE way it really was-
So it might be a good thing to read about at least. ENJOY…because we can never go back.
It was simpler…but we didn’t have 6 ½ BILLION people in the world either./’Sweeps’
Attached File  Man_saying__Things_will_never_be_the_same_animate.gif   23.06KB   48 downloads

REMEMBER WHEN?!

Mom was at home when the kids got home from school;

when nobody owned a purebred dog;

when a quarter was a decent allowance, and another quarter
a huge bonus;

when you'd reach into a muddy gutter for a penny;

when all of your male teachers wore neckties and female teachers
had their hair done and wore high heels;

when you got your windshield cleaned, oil checked and gas pumped
without asking, all for free, every time, and, you didn't pay for
air, and you got trading stamps to boot.

When it was considered a great privilege to be taken out to dinner at
a real restaurant with your parents;

when the worst thing you could do at school was smoke in the bathrooms, flunk a test or chew gum;

when a '57 Chevy was everyone's dream car, to cruise, peel out, lay rubber or watch submarine races; and people went steady and girls wore a class
ring with an inch of wrapped yarn so it would fit her finger.

And no one ever asked where the car keys were because they were always in the car, in the ignition, and the doors were never locked.

And you got in big trouble if you accidentally locked the doors at home, since no one ever had a key.

Remember jumping waves at the ocean for hours in that cold water; and playing baseball with no adults to help kids with the rules of the game because baseball was not a psychological group.

Remember when stuff from the store came without safety caps and hermetic seals because no one had yet tried to poison a perfect stranger.

And with all our progress, don't you wish, just once, you could slip back in time and savor the slower pace and share it with the children of today.

Remember 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! But we all survived because their love was greater than the threat.

Go back with me for a minute.... Before the Internet or the MAC...before semi automatics and crack ... before SEGA or Super Nintendo... Way back...I'm talking about hide and go seek at dusk, red light, green light, kick the can, playing kickball & dodge ball until your porch light came on ...and mother may I? red rover, hula hoops, roller skating to music, running through the sprinkler... And... Catching 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; jumping on the bed; pillow fights; running till you were out of breath' laughing so hard your stomach hurt; being tired from playing; your first crush...remember that?

I'm not finished yet.... Kool-aid was the drink of summer; toting your friends on your handle bars; wearing your new shoes on the first day of school and class field trips.

Didn't that feel good, just to go back and say, Yeah, I remember that! There's nothing like the good old days. They were good then, and they're good now when we think about them.

Share some of these thoughts with a friend who can relate, then share it with someone that missed out on them. I want to go back to the time when............ Decisions were made by going ‘eeny-meeny-miney-mo’ and mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming, "do it 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; and it wasn't odd to have two or three "best" friends.

Being old referred to anyone over 20 and the worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was cooties.

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 weapon;

and older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest protectors.

If you can remember most or all of these, then you have LIVED!!!! Pass this on to anyone who may need a break from their grown up "life...IN MORE PARANOID TIMES'


**BUT WE SURE HAD OUR FUN THINGS TOO...AND WEREN'T SPOILED-JUST HAPPY*


CLICK ON THE ANIMATIONS...BETTER/'S'
Attached File  Lit_up_jukebox_animated.gif   23.79KB   898 downloads Attached File  Mother_pushing_child_on_swing_animated.gif   56.34KB   73 downloads Attached File  PEACE_MAN_COOL_DOGS_SMOKING_.gif   100.76KB   934 downloads Attached File  Cheerleader_with_Poppoms_animated.gif   22.27KB   61 downloads



*'Sweeps' NOTE:
...Just put in a GREAT NOSTALGIA '60's VIDEO...in the main Topic/Theme Page. You might look for 'Dick Clark's 'BANDSTAND'...Really-I ('Sweeps' Fox') was a Professional Guest x2 on the show...doing Comedy and tap dancing. Believe it or not. :angry:

If you don't remember the 60's....TOUGH ON YOU-Tah/'S'


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Posted 11 February 2008 - 06:06 PM

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*'Sweeps' NOTE:
...Just put in a GREAT NOSTALGIA '60's VIDEO...in the main Topic/Theme Page. You might look for 'Dick Clark's 'BANDSTAND'...Really-I ('Sweeps' Fox') was a Professional Guest x2 on the show...doing Comedy and tap dancing. Believe it or not. :)

If you don't remember the 60's....TOUGH ON YOU-Tah/'S'


-Simply 'TOO GREAT' Sweeps'-Thanks-Captain

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 05:57 PM

:D


*Yeah...well,
...'They' don't teach History anymore...not the 'nitty gritty' anyway. AND...as we know Cap, 'We can't bring anyone else to where our own experiences are'. That's also why voting by youthful people...has no basis in knowing where we've come from. I mean!/'S'