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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#51 Post by Buckykatt » 03 Jul 2012, 11:59

About a month ago I was talking to my immediate supervisor, with a couple of other people there. Somehow Sly and the Family Stone came up--totally blank looks from 2 coworkers. No clue who he was. :(

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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#52 Post by alan smithee » 05 Jul 2012, 12:58

Buckykatt wrote:About a month ago I was talking to my immediate supervisor, with a couple of other people there. Somehow Sly and the Family Stone came up--totally blank looks from 2 coworkers. No clue who he was. :(
Are you telling me that they didn't watch the 2006 Grammys? :o
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#53 Post by Steel Frog » 06 Aug 2012, 19:38

New coworker, fresh out of college, a peer if you will, has no idea who OJ Simpson is. Never heard of him.

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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#54 Post by » 06 Aug 2012, 21:02

Steel Frog wrote:New coworker, fresh out of college, a peer if you will, has no idea who OJ Simpson is. Never heard of him.
What do they teach in college these days?
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#55 Post by Steel Frog » 06 Aug 2012, 21:31

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Steel Frog wrote:New coworker, fresh out of college, a peer if you will, has no idea who OJ Simpson is. Never heard of him.
What do they teach in college these days?
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#56 Post by knarf » 07 Aug 2012, 07:11

Steel Frog wrote:New coworker, fresh out of college, a peer if you will, has no idea who OJ Simpson is. Never heard of him.
Show him the Naked Gun films, convince him that OJ was a great comedic actor, so he'll let his friends know how amazing he was.
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#57 Post by sldawgs » 07 Aug 2012, 07:29

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Yeah, nothing like seeing a newspaper comic strip geared toward kids that has a reference to a 33 year old movie in it...and getting the reference.
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#58 Post by knarf » 16 Aug 2012, 06:27

Heard on the news that there's a groundbreaking at my alma mater for a new Student Life Center, to replace the old University Center - which was a brand new building when I first visited the campus.
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#59 Post by bratzks » 24 Sep 2012, 19:18

Bill talking about a Raiders "restoration" in the L3MT.
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#61 Post by Steel Frog » 07 Sep 2013, 09:13

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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#62 Post by Buckykatt » 07 Sep 2013, 16:30

Both for the fact that it's been 30 years, and also, holy cow, some of them have not aged well. I wonder if everyone feels like they shouldn't look THAT much older because they don't feel that much older inside their head?

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#63 Post by Steel Frog » 07 Sep 2013, 18:48

Buckykatt wrote:Both for the fact that it's been 30 years, and also, holy cow, some of them have not aged well. I wonder if everyone feels like they shouldn't look THAT much older because they don't feel that much older inside their head?

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#65 Post by sldawgs » 29 Jan 2018, 06:59

I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad. I was in a government class the day Discovery launched in 88 the first launch after Challenger. We got to go over to the Student Union and watch it live on the TV there. I would have missed it in another class but it was delayed about an hour.
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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#66 Post by Scruluce » 29 Jan 2018, 08:36

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I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#67 Post by NoShoes » 29 Jan 2018, 13:19

Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
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NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#69 Post by knarf » 29 Jan 2018, 21:39

A² wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
I was hungover watching it from a friend's couch, so several of these comments also make me feel old :D
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#70 Post by » 29 Jan 2018, 23:23

knarf wrote:
A² wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
I was hungover watching it from a friend's couch, so several of these comments also make me feel old :D
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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#71 Post by Middle » 30 Jan 2018, 01:57

A² wrote:
knarf wrote:
A² wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
I was hungover watching it from a friend's couch, so several of these comments also make me feel old :D
double whammy
Probably like most of the others here, I remember wanting to be an astronaut before the Challenger exploded...
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Re: Random thing that made you feel old

#72 Post by NoShoes » 30 Jan 2018, 06:32

knarf wrote:
A² wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
I was hungover watching it from a friend's couch, so several of these comments also make me feel old :D
as i was reading the "I was in school" comments, I was thinking the exact same thing :D
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#73 Post by sldawgs » 01 Feb 2018, 08:19

NoShoes wrote:
knarf wrote:
A² wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
I was hungover watching it from a friend's couch, so several of these comments also make me feel old :D
as i was reading the "I was in school" comments, I was thinking the exact same thing :D
And today is the 15th Anniversary of the Columbia Explosion. Apollo 1 was 51 years ago January 27 so the last week of January has not been good to NASA.
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#74 Post by NoShoes » 01 Feb 2018, 12:59

sldawgs wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
knarf wrote:
A² wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
I was hungover watching it from a friend's couch, so several of these comments also make me feel old :D
as i was reading the "I was in school" comments, I was thinking the exact same thing :D
And today is the 15th Anniversary of the Columbia Explosion. Apollo 1 was 51 years ago January 27 so the last week of January has not been good to NASA.
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#75 Post by knarf » 01 Feb 2018, 15:17

NoShoes wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
knarf wrote:
A² wrote:
NoShoes wrote:
Scruluce wrote:
sldawgs wrote:
I was in the library in 9th grade working on a paper when I heard the news. So sad.
I was in my 3rd grade classroom watching this live. It was a big deal because there was a teacher on board. That launch is burned into my memory, but I don't remember much about what happened (in class) after we realized what had happened.
Was watching live on TV speaking on the phone with a girl I was dating at the time, when she asked me "Would you take this ride?" and I said "Hell, Yes!".....then came the explosion. After a few minutes of stunned silence and grief, she asked me the same question. My answer was "Hell, Yes!".....
I was the first kid in my elementary school to know about this. No one was watching it in any of our classrooms or anything. I was in trouble (as usual) and was in the principal's office when word broke. That's when they set up the tvs to watch the news.
I was hungover watching it from a friend's couch, so several of these comments also make me feel old :D
as i was reading the "I was in school" comments, I was thinking the exact same thing :D
And today is the 15th Anniversary of the Columbia Explosion. Apollo 1 was 51 years ago January 27 so the last week of January has not been good to NASA.
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