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'You know, back when I was a kid, all we needed to have fun was an old tin can... that and a really low standard for what was fun.'
"Remember how we used to put nice little smiles on their faces?"
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"In my day Virginia was for people who were just friends."
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"I was young and there were drugs involved so I'm not sure if I actually jumped over the moon.''
"If you want something done right, you have to live in the past."
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"Town really hasn't been the same since the meteor shower."
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"Grandpa, tell us again about pensions!"
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You and Your Shadow
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'Maybe we need to type in something more specific than 'back in the day'.'
"Back in my day, you could buy a brand-new cadillac for what it costs today to mail one stinking letter!"
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'You know when I was a kid, all the stoplights were in black and white. Pretty dang confusing, actually.'
"Life was primitive. Both bankruptcy and divorce were still no-nos."
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'Boy, they sure don't make teaching software the way they used to!'
'You've said 'back in the day' one too many times. Just what days are you talking about???'
'Remember 'back in the day'. . . about 15 minuted ago.'
'I spent lots of time on line when I was your age... hanging clothes in the back yard!'
'In my day, we were not microchipped: We were branded!'
If car safety seats had been mandatory when we were kids.