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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.'
"Yes, in many ways the old days were better."
'... they should never have banned pea-shooters and catapults.'
"Temperatures are expected to rise throughout the day, sir. May we remove our frock coats?"
The Swiss Army Mammoth
"George often read the news on his phone during his tea-break."
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"What ever became of the days, Béla, when we all used to dance with wild abandon by the firelight."
How the Northwest Was Won.
'Grandfather...what was so good about the old days?'
'Grandpa, tell me about the days when people had pen-pals, not e-pals.'
"It was different in the old days. They said, 'Git along little dogie,' and, by God, we got along."
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Those Were The Days
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In the near future. . . 'Back in the 'old days'...a mail carrier would walk house to house delivering mail six days a week!'
'The good old days of unprocessed food'
"The Stock market was depressing today, so we're just going to rerun Alan Greenspan admonitions from the old days..."
'You know when I was a kid, all the stoplights were in black and white. Pretty dang confusing, actually.'
'You kids think that's rough? Putting 20 stamps on 20 envelopes? When I was a kid we had to lick the stamps to get them to stick!'
"Unless you have three hours to kill, I wouldn't ask Grandma and Grandpa about Christmas when they were kids."
'Tell me again about the old days when you controlled the flow of information...before the internet.'
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"You should be outside with your friends, not stuck indoors all day playing on that damn computer."
"What 'good old days'? You must have missed the Depression and World War II."
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I miss the old days...when we worried about the deficit.
"I'll bet GALILEO never had to clean off flyspecks!"
"Grandmom, teach me about ancient history again, back in the days of Hi-Fi instead of Wi-Fi."