wombat_socho (wombat_socho) wrote,

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m-m-m-my generation

Ganked from deathquaker

Bold the things on this list you've done.
My comments are in italics.

I've been to a drive-in movie theater.
I saw the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
I voted for Ronald Reagan. Twice. It's morning in America, baby!
I was in a Christmas pageant in public school.
I remember what I was doing when John Kennedy died. No, but I watched his funeral on TV.
I used to watch "Star Trek" during its original run. Saw a couple of the episodes. Mom was a big-time fan.
I know what 45 and 33-1/3 describes.
I've ridden in cars that didn't have seat belts.
I used to watch "Romper Room".
I belonged to Future Homemakers of America.
I've gone (or could have) to an Elvis Presley concert. I could have, but he wasn't my thing.
I own/used to own an 8-track player.
I used to wear a hat, doilie, or handkerchief on my head in church.
I've bought a McDonald's cheeseburger for 18 cents.
I would go to sleep while or just after watching Johnny Carson.
I have watched a black and white television.
I have/used to have a leisure suit. Oddly enough, no.
I attended Woodstock. ahahahaha, yeah right.
I've been to a state fair and looked at the animal barns.
I could spin a hula-hoop around my middle.
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 always felt sorry for Sonny because Cher was such a bitch.
I looked forward to hearing Guy Lombardo play "Auld Lang Syne".
I called adults "Sir" or "Ma'am." If they're older than me; this is an increasingly smaller group.
I've had a smallpox vaccination.
I used to watch Dick Clark on American Bandstand.
I've been to a rodeo.
I've competed in a rodeo.
I scheduled my evenings around Dynasty.
I've sold Girl Scout cookies.
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. Parents "made" me stay up to see it.
I had an aluminum Christmas tree and a color-wheel lamp.
I have/had a fondue pot and use/used it.
I've used a rotary phone.
I remember when African-Americans were called "colored people" in polite company. They still are. What do you think the CP in NAACP stands for?
I've been to West Berlin before German reunification. TDY there for two months in 1983. Hated it.
I had a paper credit card.
I played with a Water Wiggle.
I danced all night to Donna Summer and Whitney Houston.
I've driven/ridden in a Pacer.
I've stayed up all night playing Risk.
I saw the original Star Wars movie in a theater. And wound up cheering for the Empire. You probably saw that coming. ;)
I've taken group showers with members of my junior/senior high school class.
I remember when HIV was called HTLV-IV.
I watched "The Simpsons" when it was a short on "The Tracy Ullman Show".
I had to install MS-DOS on my computer before I installed Windows. PC-DOS, actually.
I have/had a Sony Walkman.
I modeled my hair and clothes on people in Beverly Hills 90210.
I've played Pac-Man.
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.
I remember when Michael Jackson was black. Hell, I remember when he was just part of the Jackson 5.
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.
I've ridden in a double-decker bus.
I've ridden in the back window of my parents' car.
I've edged the grass in a yard with hand clippers.
I had a television aerial outside my house.
Watched "Captain Kangaroo"
Watched the "Howdy Doody Show"
Remember "Rin Tin Tin"
Watched "Sky King"
Wanted to be Penny
Wanted/had rainbow colored suspenders because of "Mork and Mindy"
Had/wanted a pair of L.A. Gear High Tops
Rode in the back of the station wagon on a family trip.
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