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cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#1 posted May 3, 2017 at 3:50pm (EDT)  
it was legal to burn leaves in your yard in the fall? (Answer, then post a new "Do you remember when..."

FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#2 posted May 4, 2017 at 9:09am (EDT)  
Absolutely.

Do you remember when cameras needed film?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#3 posted May 4, 2017 at 2:57pm (EDT)  
Yes, still have such a camera.

Do you remember when a pack of cigarettes was 35 cents? (They're $11.00 a pack here now)
JessicaWoman99 Bronze Star Survey Creator
#4 posted May 4, 2017 at 3:08pm (EDT)  
Yes back when I was in high school in 1975
JessicaWoman99 Bronze Star Survey Creator
#5 posted May 4, 2017 at 3:10pm (EDT)  
Do you remember when a loaf of bread was .29 cents?
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
#6 posted May 5, 2017 at 11:47am (EDT)  
Nope, but I'm pretty sure minimum wage was lower back then too.

Do you remember when women had to get abortions from back-alley doctors who often ended up killing them?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#7 posted May 5, 2017 at 3:16pm (EDT)  
Yes, I've heard of that.

Do you remember when Twinkies were 5 cents?
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
#8 posted May 6, 2017 at 10:29am (EDT)  
No, but they might have been a quarter when I was a kid.

Do you remember when it was legal to discriminate against gay people?
JessicaWoman99 Bronze Star Survey Creator
#9 posted May 6, 2017 at 2:05pm (EDT)  
Yes the Right Wing Evangelicals

Do you remember when candy bars where .5?
Lysannus
#10 posted May 8, 2017 at 3:04am (EDT)  
Yes. Heck I remember when they were 10 cents.

Do you remember when phones had only dials?
Enheduanna Survey Central Subscriber
#11 posted May 8, 2017 at 1:11pm (EDT)  
My first phone had a rotary dial. A few years ago I was watching a showing of Pretty in Pink at a park here, and at some point Molly Ringwald's character's old rotary phone rings, and some young person in the audience goes, "Is that a PHONE?!"

Do you remember when interracial marriage was illegal in some states?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#12 posted May 8, 2017 at 2:57pm (EDT)  
Yes

Do you remember when as a kid you weren't allowed to play with kids from other churches?

jettles Survey Central Subscriber Survey Qualifier
#13 posted May 9, 2017 at 7:02am (EDT)  
No, but I do remember there being a hullabaloo when a black family came to our church.

Do you remember going outside as a child and your parents basically didn't know where you were playing all day?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#14 posted May 9, 2017 at 2:43pm (EDT)  
Hah, sure do. I just had to be in by dark.

Do you remember playing kick the can?
southernyankee
#15 posted May 9, 2017 at 10:00pm (EDT)  
No, no one played kick the can when I was a kid.

'Member when South Park wasn't full of messages and all their episodes were self-contained and you didn't have to watch the previous few episodes to know what is happening. I 'member.
FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#16 posted May 10, 2017 at 8:19am (EDT)  
I do, yes. Back when it was funny.

Do you remember when boys were boys and girls were girls?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#17 posted May 10, 2017 at 3:30pm (EDT)  
Yes I do.

Do you remember having to register for the draft?
FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#18 posted May 11, 2017 at 10:39am (EDT)  
Yes, it was kind of a right of passage.

DYRW people were proud of their country?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#19 posted May 11, 2017 at 2:58pm (EDT)  
Yes

DYRW it was bad to be homosexual and you were told to be afraid of them?
they Survey Central Subscriber
#20 posted May 12, 2017 at 7:43am (EDT)  
Yes.

Do you remember when you could smoke in retail stores and malls?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#21 posted May 12, 2017 at 2:50pm (EDT)  
Yes, and smoking at work in the office

DYRW most women didn't work and were housewives?
FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#22 posted May 16, 2017 at 8:18am (EDT)  
Yes, I think my Moms generation was pretty much the last.

DYRW people would dress up to travel?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#23 posted May 16, 2017 at 3:15pm (EDT)  
Yes, my wife is still like that

DYRW vehicles didn't have seatbelts?
FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#24 posted May 17, 2017 at 8:57am (EDT)
edited May 17, 2017 at 9:00am (EDT)  
Yes, and we restore them. People get freaked out and have us install belts in cars that weren't born with them.

DYRW you had to stick your telephone handset into the modem to get on the interwebs?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#25 posted May 17, 2017 at 3:48pm (EDT)  
Yes and it took forever

Do you remember when a Commodore 64 was the latest thing?
FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#26 posted May 18, 2017 at 8:35am (EDT)  
Ha! Yes.

DYRW the 5.25 floppy was replaced with the higher capacity, yet smaller, 3.5 disc?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#27 posted May 18, 2017 at 2:49pm (EDT)  
Yes, and my computer has a 3.5" floppy drive.

DYR shooting things with a slingshot?

FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#28 posted May 23, 2017 at 10:46am (EDT)  
Ha! Absolutely!

DYRW cars didn't all look alike?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#29 posted May 23, 2017 at 6:28pm (EDT)  
Yes, I knew the names of every car when I was a kid. Now you don't even know what they are without names and just symbols.

DYR catching fireflies in the summer?
FordGuy Survey Qualifier
#30 posted May 25, 2017 at 8:21am (EDT)  
I do yes... putting them in jars.

DYRW only people that needed pick up trucks owned pick up trucks?
cerealkiller Survey Qualifier
#31 posted May 25, 2017 at 3:22pm (EDT)  
Yes, hardly anyone drove one.

DYRW there were very few foreign cars, and they were generally undependable?