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    I'm so old I remember seeing the pilot of this TV series at the movies.

    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (TV Series 1979

    and this

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    I'm so old, I remember being scared shitless by the Cuban missle crisis.
    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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    I remember carrying my 4 inch Colt Python in a swivel holster.
    Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same.-- Anonymous

    Old People, like me, may not be around to witness the destruction of our Nation. The rest of you may not survive the collapse. We all have the sworn duty to prevent it.

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    I'm so old that I used to shoot the P.P.C. with an S&W Model 10. Point shoulder, no less!
    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 that I used to shoot the P.P.C. with an S&W Model 10. Point shoulder, no less!

    Me too!
    To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.



    I've Talked the Talk and I've Walked the Walk, now I Sit the Sit!

    It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42 View Post
    Me too!
    Man, you ARE old!
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    Man, you ARE old!
    Yep. I remember my parents getting our first black and white TV too.
    To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.



    I've Talked the Talk and I've Walked the Walk, now I Sit the Sit!

    It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42 View Post
    Yep. I remember my parents getting our first black and white TV too.
    I don't remember that, but I do remember when they upgraded to a 19" black and white!
    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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    And, although we had electric lights, we still had gas lamps on the wall.
    To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.



    I've Talked the Talk and I've Walked the Walk, now I Sit the Sit!

    It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42 View Post
    And, although we had electric lights, we still had gas lamps on the wall.
    Damn , was your first case the Jack the Ripper investigation ?
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    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Damn , was your first case the Jack the Ripper investigation ?

    No, I'd have beaten a confession out of someone.
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    To be born an Englishman, is to be a winner in the Lottery of Life.



    I've Talked the Talk and I've Walked the Walk, now I Sit the Sit!

    It's not until you look at an Ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day, that you realise just how often they burst into flames for no reason!

 

 
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