Kevin Fox (furycom) wrote,

Old Person Meme

[X] I've been to a drive-in movie theater.
[ ] I saw the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
[ ] I voted for (or could have) Ronald Reagan. Emphasis on the *could have*.
[ ] I was in a Christmas pageant in public school.
[ ] I remember what I was doing when John Kennedy died.
[ ] I used to watch Star Trek during its original run.
[X] I know what 45 and 33-1/3 describes.
[X] I've ridden in cars that didn't have seat belts.
[X] I used to watch Romper Room, Mr Rogers, Sesame Street, and Zoom!
[ ] I belonged to Future Homemakers/Farmers/others of America.
[ ] I've gone to an Elvis Presley concert.
[X] I own/used to own an 8-track player. The parents had one in the car, but not me.
[ ] I used to wear a hat, doily, or handkerchief on my head in church.
[ ] I've bought a McDonald's cheeseburger for 18 cents.
[X] I would go to sleep while or just after watching Johnny Carson.
[X] I have watched a black and white television.
[ ] I have/used to have a leisure suit.
[ ] I've been to a tent revival.
[ ] I attended Woodstock.
[X] I've been to a state fair and looked at the animal barns.
[ ] I could spin a hula-hoop around my middle, and my arm, leg and neck!.
[ ] I've been spanked at school by a teacher/principal.
[ ] I've been to a Cher concert.
[ ] I watched The Sonny and Cher Show during its original run.
[ ] I looked forward to hearing Guy Lombardo play "Auld Lang Syne."
[X] I called adults "Sir" or "Ma'am."
[ ] I've had a smallpox vaccination.
[X] I used to watch Dick Clark on American Bandstand
[X] I've been to a rodeo.
[X] I've competed in a rodeo.
[ ] I scheduled my evenings around Dynasty.
[ ] I've sold Girl Scout cookies, door to door.
[ ] I am/was in a fraternity/sorority.
[ ] I've eaten breakfast at a Sambo's Restaurant.
[ ] I had a poster of Farrah Fawcett on my wall/door.
[ ] I had a crush on Ricky Nelson.
[ ] I watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon.
[ ] I had an aluminum Christmas tree and a color-wheel lamp.
[X] I have/had a fondue pot and use/used it.
[X] I've used a rotary phone.
[X] I remember when African-Americans were called "colored people" in polite company.
[ ] I've been to West Berlin before German reunification.
[ ] I had a paper credit card.
[X] I played with a Water Wiggle.
[ ] I danced all night to Donna Summer and Whitney Houston.
[ ] I've driven/ridden in a Pacer.
[X] I've stayed up all night playing Risk.
[X] I saw the original Star Wars movie in a theater. I think I did, but I don't remember it. I know I saw Empire in the theater and then talked an adult into buying me a Yoda action figure.
[X] I've taken group showers with members of my junior/senior high school class.
[X] I remember when HIV was called HTLV-IV.
[X] I watched The Simpsons when it was a short on The Tracy Ulman Show.
[X] I had to install MS-DOS on my computer before I installed Windows.
[X] I have/had a Sony Walkman.
[ ] I modeled my hair and clothes on people in Beverly Hills 90210.
[X] I've played PacMan.
[ ] I (used to) put on a suit and tie/dress to go shop at the downtown department store.
[ ] I saw Top Gun in the theater more than six times.
[ ] I've read Rushdie's The Satanic Verses.
[ ] I've used a Jane Fonda workout video.
[X] I remember when Michael Jackson was black.
[ ] I know who shot J.R.
[ ] I owned a pet rock.
[ ] I have/had a Betamax VCR.
[ ] I had "all the way" sex before I was married and had to keep it secret.
[ ] I burned a bra and/or draft card.
[X] I've ridden in a double-decker bus.
[X] I've ridden in the back window of my parents' car. My dad's RX-7.
[ ] I've edged the grass in a yard with hand clippers.
[X] I had a television aerial outside my house.
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