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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #36 on: January 11, 2019, 06:24:18 pm »
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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #37 on: January 11, 2019, 09:16:27 pm »
MAD Magazine. What, me worry?  :)

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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #38 on: January 11, 2019, 09:22:16 pm »
MAD Magazine. What, me worry?  :)
Alfred E Newman and Spy vrs Spy!

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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #39 on: January 11, 2019, 09:25:22 pm »
Alfred E Newman and Spy vrs Spy!

Had Spy vs Spy poster on my wall when I was around 10, about  the same time Star Wars originally came out, had numerous posters.

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« Reply #40 on: January 11, 2019, 09:34:52 pm »
Had Spy vs Spy poster on my wall when I was around 10, about  the same time Star Wars originally came out, had numerous posters.
I was too far down the pecking order to have a wall when I was 10, lucky to have a bed.
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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #41 on: January 12, 2019, 07:29:08 am »
The blizzard of 1978 and school was out for a month.
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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #42 on: January 12, 2019, 07:15:14 pm »
The blizzard of 1978 and school was out for a month.
I remember that, at least one of the few times school was out all week when I went. Was never out a month but it was cold. Was like in 5th grade at that point. We had flood issues in that era as well

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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #43 on: January 12, 2019, 07:20:50 pm »
Our school bus was a pickup truck with a wooden shell built on the back and wooden seats.

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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #44 on: January 12, 2019, 07:51:37 pm »
Our school bus was a pickup truck with a wooden shell built on the back and wooden seats.
Wow.

I admit the buses I rode were of modern stock. We were not rich but never seen myself as poor and I was always around color TV and had the modern conviences of the day etc. never seen an outhouse either and had outside contact. My parents had much less, I guess I benefitted more from technology in that sense.

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« Reply #45 on: January 12, 2019, 07:57:44 pm »
Wow.

I admit the buses I rode were of modern stock. We were not rich but never seen myself as poor and I was always around color TV and had the modern conviences of the day etc. never seen an outhouse either and had outside contact. My parents had much less, I guess I benefitted more from technology in that sense.
The big buses couldn't navigate the hollers so the routes were contracted out. We had no tv most of the time.

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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #46 on: January 14, 2019, 03:42:57 pm »
I accidentally shot my brother with a BB gun, gosh I was in trouble.  I was maybe 9 or 10, too young to be handling one

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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #47 on: January 14, 2019, 03:45:46 pm »
We would have BB gun and pine cone wars.  LOL
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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #48 on: January 14, 2019, 04:32:50 pm »
We would have BB gun and pine cone wars.  LOL

After I shot my brother there was no way I was picking up that bb gun again..   lol

Yes, we had pine cone fights too.

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« Reply #49 on: January 14, 2019, 04:57:20 pm »
We had clay/mud ball fights, one team would defend the barn and the other would attack and yes it hurt!

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« Reply #50 on: January 14, 2019, 05:15:58 pm »
We had clay/mud ball fights, one team would defend the barn and the other would attack and yes it hurt!

I bet that did hurt like paintball but back then we didn't have paintball.

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Re: Childhood Memories
« Reply #51 on: January 14, 2019, 05:39:49 pm »
A kid down the road got a slingshot for Christmas one year.   That really stepped up his game!

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« Reply #52 on: January 14, 2019, 05:54:36 pm »
A kid down the road got a slingshot for Christmas one year.   That really stepped up his game!
We made our own and as soon as we shot somebody or broke a window my mom took them and threw them on top of the house!

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« Reply #53 on: January 14, 2019, 06:00:31 pm »
We made our own and as soon as we shot somebody or broke a window my mom took them and threw them on top of the house!

I made mine out of an old bicycle tube.  Good times!!  And we somehow survived!!