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You know you grew up in the 70's if...

You know you grew up in the 70's if...
"All skaters, change directions" means something to you.
A predominant color in your childhood photos is "plaid".
If female: you thought that Shawn Cassidy was "dreamy", lusted after "Ted, your ship's photographer" on the Love Boat or Chachi.
If male: your first love was Marsha Brady, Jeannine, Samantha from Bewitched, Josie or any one of the Pussycat.
Most of the fillings in your mouth are directly related to Bazooka or Bubble Yum.
Rotary phones.
Schoolhouse Rock played a HUGE part in how you learned things like grammar, math and history. (A big hint here is if the only way you can recite the Preamble to the Constitution is by singing it.)
The Brady Bunch Movie brings back warm memories.
There was nothing strange about Bert and Ernie living together.
This rings a bell: "and my name, is Charlie. They work for me."
You actually believed that Mikey, famed kid on the Life cereal commercials, died after eating Pop Rocks and drinking a Coke.
You actually remember Benetton.
You ever had a Dorothy Hamill haircut or used Short and Sassy shampoo.
You ever owned a Donnie and Marie or Sonny and Cher poster.
You ever wanted to learn to play "Stairway to Heaven" on the guitar and choreographed "Dancing Queen" by yourself in your room.
You know all the words to the double-album set of the "Grease" soundtrack.
You learned to swim at about the same time "Jaws" came out... and still carry the emotional scars to prove it.
You remember Bo and Luke Duke, Daisy, Boss Hogg, or, worst of all - what Sheriff Roscoe's full name was. (Coltrain)
You remember having to get off the couch to change the TV channel.
You remember when there was only "G", "PG", and "R".
You remember when your cable TV box had a sliding selector switch and your "cable or VCR remote" was connected to the TV by a CORD!
You took family trips BEFORE the invention of the mini-van and remember riding in the back of the station wagon trying to get passing trucks to honk at you.
You tuned in regularly to the adventures of the Bionic Man and Woman, Wonder Woman, and/or the Incredible Hulk.
You were not allowed to see The Exorcist, The Omen, or The Blue Lagoon when they came out.
Your first musical purchase was an 8-track tape.
Your jaw would ache by the time you finished one of those brick-sized packages of Bazooka!
Your parents paid $2,000 for a top-loading VCR that was almost the size of a coffee table.
Your parents wanted you to attend medical school, but you decided it was pointless since Quincy got all the babes anyway.
You've ever owned a pair of rainbow suspenders like the ones Mork used to wear.
You've recently horrified yourself by using any one of the following phrases: "You know, back when...," "When I was your age...," or "When I was younger..."
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Your parents paid $2,000 for a top-loading VCR that was almost the size of a coffee table.
Lol and weighed as much as a baby Elephant
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I can relate to alot of those but not all as I missed the first couple years in the 70's. I didn't come along until 73.
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Same year for me - but i remember a TON. The shows, the toys, the music, the clothes, Elvis passing.. tons....

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I can relate to alot of those but not all as I missed the first couple years in the 70's. I didn't come along until 73.
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Chevy Chase was really funny in those vacation movies.
The Members Only jacket came out in 1981, and the first Chevy Chase vacation movie was released in 1983.
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I loved watching School House Rock, After School Specials. Do you all remember Time for Timer? He did the public service announcements promoting healthy eating and personal hygiene for children. I'm thinking late 70's early 80's. Do you recall some of these videos? I sure do!
Sunshine on a stick: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaVWM1mqG74
Hanker for a hunk of cheese: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3jgo...eature=related
Eat Breakfast: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjnKz...eature=related
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I have all the SH Rocks, T4Ts, One to Grow on, Now you Knows, Willie Survies, Zack Attacks, Etc.
Tons...
I had my lil girl watch a few hours of them with me a few months back - Floored me on how fast she got them and how much she really liked them all.
Still sings the Mr Yuck song and some from Mr Slim Goodbody!
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