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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #120 on: April 07, 2016, 02:44:46 PM »
So can you still write like this without referring back to the card?
I was a beast. Was faster with graffiti than a keyboard.
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #121 on: April 07, 2016, 02:45:32 PM »
..having to rewind VHS tapes before returning them to the store...
... in the VHS re-winder.
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #122 on: April 07, 2016, 02:48:39 PM »
Anyone else here used to take their Tzedakah pennies to school in old film canisters?
Yup, I did except with nickels
(What's film?)

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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #123 on: April 07, 2016, 02:54:35 PM »
..having to rewind VHS tapes before returning them to the store...
... in the VHS re-winder.
Was helping my folks clean their home and my son found a brand new rewinder for vhs. He thought it was a dvd player. Listed it on amazon and it sold for 30 bux!

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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #124 on: April 07, 2016, 02:54:59 PM »
Yup, I did except with nickels
(What's film?)
You rich, spoiled thing! :P
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #125 on: April 07, 2016, 02:59:02 PM »
Anyone else here used to take their Tzedakah pennies to school in old film canisters?
Yep

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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #126 on: April 07, 2016, 03:15:36 PM »
...when you were able to take the little cassette out of the answering machine.

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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #127 on: April 07, 2016, 03:18:50 PM »
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #128 on: April 07, 2016, 03:24:52 PM »
Yup, I did except with nickels
(What's film?)
Talking of nickels, I used to wonder why the Belgians made their 1 Franc coins match a US nickel and 5 Franc coins match a quarter (IIRC) they worked perfectly in parking meters and payphones.
 
And I still remember my first call from a payphone to Eretz Yisroel, (and the only one done with currency, rather than other methods). It was over $9 for the first 3 minutes, you needed the operator to get involved, as she would do something to make the payphone swallow the coins after $3 were deposited, because otherwise the phone wouldn't take more than that.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #129 on: April 07, 2016, 03:26:16 PM »
...when you were able to take the little cassette out of the answering machine.


My folks still have that.  ;D
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #130 on: April 07, 2016, 03:27:51 PM »
We should take a poll how many of the people reminiscing here about the olden days are over 30. 🙈
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #131 on: April 07, 2016, 03:28:24 PM »
...when there was no need to carry quarters for payphones. Tell Me did the call for free...  :D

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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #132 on: April 07, 2016, 03:29:57 PM »
...when there was no need to carry quarters for payphones. Tell Me did the call for free...  :D
;D ;D ;D ;D

Before that there was Freeway. For each 30 second ad you got like 2 minutes of talk time. Nothing was worse than listening to 3 minutes of ads and then not getting through to anyone :'(
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #133 on: April 07, 2016, 03:30:10 PM »
LMAO!
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Re: I Remember When...
« Reply #134 on: April 07, 2016, 03:30:30 PM »
Yes, you could be my father.

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