Thread: Feeling Old Yet?
11-12-2005, 10:02 PM #1
Feeling Old Yet?
Thought this would be kinda funny for those who can relate to it...
1975: Long hair
2005: Longing for hair
1975: Acid rock
2005: Acid reflux
1975: Moving to California because it's cool
2005: Moving to Arizona because it's warm
1975: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
2005: Trying NOT to look like MarlonBrando or Liz Taylor
1975: Seeds and stems
1975: Hoping for a BMW
2005: Hoping for a BM
1975: Going to a new, hip joint
2005: Receiving a new hip joint
1975: Rolling Stones
2005: Kidney Stones
1975: Being called into the principal's office
2005: Calling the principal's office
1975: Screw the system
2005: Up grade the system
1975: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
2005: Children begging you to get their heads shaved
1975: Passing the drivers' test
2005: Passing the vision test
Just in case you weren't feeling too old today, this will certainly change things.. The people who are starting college this fall across the nation were born in 1987.
They are too young to remember the first space shuttle blowing up on liftoff.
Their lifetime has always included AIDS.
Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.
The CD was introduced the year they were born.
They have always had an answering machine.
They have always had cable.
They cannot fathom not having a remote control.
Jay Leno has always been on the Tonight Show.
Popcorn ha s always been cooked in the microwave.
They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.
They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are.
They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.
They never heard: "Where's the Beef?", "I'd walk a mile for a Camel",or "! de plane, Boss, de plane".
They do not care who shot J. R. and have no idea who J. R. even is.
McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.
They don't have a clue how to use a typewriter.
11-12-2005, 10:05 PM #2Originally Posted by Warrior
11-12-2005, 10:20 PM #3Originally Posted by Warrior
11-13-2005, 08:19 AM #4
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thanks man now i feel old
11-13-2005, 09:25 AM #5
who ran the tonight show before Leno
11-13-2005, 10:08 AM #6Originally Posted by Warrior
My kid saw a picture of me at his age doing an assignment sitting at my typewriter... he asked "wheres the screen?" when I told him it wasn't a computer, it was a typewriter, he said "what the heck is that???" Man I felt old...
11-13-2005, 10:09 AM #7
Johan ... Johnny Carson!!!!
11-13-2005, 10:10 AM #8
I dont think I have heard that name. It sounds slightely familar though. But Leno rocks he must be better than that carson dude right??
11-13-2005, 10:24 AM #9Originally Posted by johan
11-13-2005, 10:26 AM #10
was that black dude the head of the band back when it was carsons show??
11-13-2005, 10:32 AM #11Originally Posted by johan
11-13-2005, 10:33 AM #12
Nope, it was Doc Severinsen at the head of the Tonight Show Band
Doc is an AMAZING trumpet player and conducts "Big Band" swing music. Real impressive dude.
11-13-2005, 05:17 PM #13
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