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Old 10-01-2002, 09:41 AM
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What a difference 30 years makes:
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> 1972: Long hair
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> 2002: Longing for hair
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> 1972: The perfect high
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> 2002: The perfect high yield mutual fund
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> 1972: KEG
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> 2002: EKG
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> 1972: Acid rock
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> 2002: Acid reflux
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> 1972: Moving to California because it's cool
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> 2002: Moving to California because it's warm
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> 1972: Growing pot
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> 2002: Growing pot belly
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> 1972: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz
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> 2002: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz
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> 1972: Seeds and stems
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> 2002: Roughage
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> 1972: Popping pills, smoking joints
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> 2002: Popping joints
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> 1972: Killer weed
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> 2002: Weed killer
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> 1972: Hoping for a BMW
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> 2002: Hoping for a BM
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> 1972: The Grateful Dead
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> 2002: Dr. Kevorkian
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> 1972: Going to a new, hip joint
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> 2002: Receiving a new hip joint
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> 1972: Rolling Stones
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> 2002: Kidney Stones
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> 1972: Being called into the principal's office
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> 2002: Calling the principal's office
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> 1972: Screw the system
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> 2002: Upgrade the system
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> 1972: Disco
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> 2002: Costco
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> 1972: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
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> 2002: Children begging you to get their heads
> shaved
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> 1972: Taking acid
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> 2002: Taking antacid
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> 1972: Passing the drivers' test
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> 2002: Passing the vision test
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> 1972: Whatever
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> 2002: Depends
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> Just in case you weren't feeling too old today, this
> will certainly change
> things. Each year the staff at Beloit College in
> Wisconsin puts together a
> list to try to give the faculty a sense of the
> mindset of this year's
> incoming freshmen. Here's this year's list:
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> The people who are starting college this fall (2001)
> across the nation were
> born in 1983.
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> They are too young to remember the space shuttle
> blowing up.
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> Their lifetime has always included AIDS.
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> Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.
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> The CD was introduced the year they were born.
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> They have always had an answering machine.
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> They have always had cable.
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> They cannot fathom not having a remote control.
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> Jay Leno has always been on the Tonight Show.
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> Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.
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> They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.
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> They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are.
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> They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.
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> They never heard: "Where's the Beef?", "I'd walk a
> mile for a Camel", or
> "de plane Boss, de plane".
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> They do not care who shot J. R. and have no idea who
> J. R. even is.
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> Michael Jackson has always been white.
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> McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.
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> They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.
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> Do you feel old yet?
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Old 10-01-2002, 09:56 AM
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Yaa, just a little old today
1983..........I was in the 9th grade
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I was 4 in 1983! still running around ****ting my pants.. i hope someday i grow outta that
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Chit, I was 31 in 1983
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Old 10-01-2002, 10:37 AM
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In 1983 Iwas 26, was out in the OH-ZONE then as well!!! (In a different sense)!
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I was 19, in college, chasing (well, you know what) and having a great time. NO worrys and life is just a party. Kinda like traviss's life now.
 
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NO worrys and life is just a party. Kinda like traviss's life now.
hey hey hey watch it. I have responsibilties ...............like keeping the boat clean, full of gas and running .
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Old 10-01-2002, 11:24 AM
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In '83 I was 28, been out of high school for 9, married for 6 and my daughter was 3.
Damn I'm old.

I think I'll go home and pull the covers over my head.
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I was in Junior High, but I can remembr all that like it was yesterday. Whenever I see an old classmate or someone "my age" I think man........they look like hell. Damn.........what the hell do I look like then?

Oh well, the good life is just begining!!
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Yes traviss,your work IS important. Keep up the good work! I just wish I could be lilke you....only better looking with a faster boat and .......oh hell I'll just stay me.


j/k we all live vicariously through you.
 
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