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    I'm so old, I know what "three on the tree" refers to, and the first couple cars I drove had it!!
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    Keith so old he took the stolen rib report from Adam.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I'm so old I drove a dodge diplomat on patrol.
    Did your Diplomat have the rear door and trunk features i.e. falling off the back due to the frame breaking?? Our contract mechanic in Yakima loved to see me and the Aviation Sgt bring in our two garage queens ( '82 Diplomats) for another long visit.

    I'm old enough to to remember real silver coins, and when Hwy 99 was the only N-S route from Olympia, WA to the Border. I remember police call boxes and the longwave antennas for police band just above the AM broadcast band (1700-1800 kHz).
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    Quote Originally Posted by sgtbear111 View Post
    Did your Diplomat have the rear door and trunk features i.e. falling off the back due to the frame breaking?? Our contract mechanic in Yakima loved to see me and the Aviation Sgt bring in our two garage queens ( '82 Diplomats) for another long visit.

    I'm old enough to to remember real silver coins, and when Hwy 99 was the only N-S route from Olympia, WA to the Border. I remember police call boxes and the longwave antennas for police band just above the AM broadcast band (1700-1800 kHz).
    I remember it had a carb. The steering column fell off while I was responding to a call. It would squeak like you wouldn't believe over bumps. I haven't really seen any improvements from dodge since.
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    You guys are old.
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    I'm so old, I used dump pouches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Keith so old he took the stolen rib report from Adam.
    And I heard he farts dust.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    And I heard he farts dust.

    Hurtful, that's all you people are.
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    Hurtful, that's all you people are.
    You started the thread
    'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
    delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
    promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
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    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    And I heard he farts dust.
    New nickname... "Poof". :-)


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    I'm so old I remember playing games on one of these...

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    Trash 80! I remember those!
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    I remember driving cars with no synchromesh gear boxes and having to 'double de clutch' to change gears.

    And no personal radios, and no handcuffs.
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    Dimmer switches should be on the floor, push button shifting was crap - still is even though Dodge made it a dial, speaking of which, remember taking a dislike to people with a 9 in their phone number? Not 911 since we didn't have that back then. All the municipal/county service numbers posted by the phone, and remember it's the Sheriff after 6pm.

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    I'm so old, I remember "party lines" on the telephone. (Our ring was two short rings.)
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    I'm so old, I remember "party lines" on the telephone. (Our ring was two short rings.)
    Hey! I remember those! My grandparents had a party line until I was about 12. I had forgotten about it.

    On the serious side, I'm so old I remember seeing the news reports on the war and thinking that when a boy grew up he had to go in the army and go to Vietnam. Two of my brothers went, I just assumed that it was what you did.
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    I'm so old that I remember when MTV played music videos.

    I'm so old that I remember saving up quarters to go play at the arcade.

    I'm so old that I remember when Mark Wahlberg was Marky Mark.

    I'm so old that I drove a fourth generation Chevy Caprice patrol car. (OK, so it was the last one still in service.)

    I'm so old that I remember paying $1.05 for a gallon of gas.

    I'm so old that I stopped a car and I called the driver "kid".

    I'm so old that movies I watched growing up are now on TV as TNT's "New Classics".

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    I'm so old, I remember when Michael Jackson was black.

    I'm so old, I remember gas at .27 a gallon.

    I'm so old, I call Hudsonhawk "Kid."
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

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    Keith720 is so old that I invested in a wheelchair and Depends for police week 2013.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HudsonHawk View Post
    Keith720 is so old that I invested in a wheelchair and Depends for police week 2013.
    Just hurtful.
    For the morning will come. Brightly will it shine on the brave and true, kindly upon all who suffer for the cause, glorious upon the tombs of heroes. Thus will shine the dawn.

    Winston Churchill

 

 
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