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Your Old Days will Be Farther Away Than Your Grandparents Were

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Your Old Days will Be Farther Away Than Your Grandparents Were

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quasi Report This Comment
Date: June 21, 2008 08:22AM

I'm not that old and I can remember when self service gas was a new thing. How 'bout the rest of you?
BlahX3 Report This Comment
Date: June 21, 2008 02:14PM

You could buy a pack of your favorite cigs for a quarter. Penny candy was really only a penny. A Big Hunk was only a nickel. A McGagger's burger was 15 cents. I don't even think Taco Hell was around way back then. 50 cents to go see a movie. Shall I continue?
Those were the days, eh Quasi?smileys with beer
pro_junior Report This Comment
Date: June 21, 2008 02:31PM

cheapest gas I remember was 35cents/gal...I was five years old
Anonymous Report This Comment
Date: June 21, 2008 02:53PM

....and people only earned $1.25 an hour.
FrostedApe Report This Comment
Date: June 21, 2008 02:55PM

When I was 4-5 years old, my dad would give me a gas can and a quarter every Saturday, and I would walk to the gas station up the alley and get gas for the lawn mower. Can you imagine a 4-year-old buying gasoline in today's America? You'd probably get charged with child endangerment.
quasi Report This Comment
Date: June 21, 2008 04:09PM

My boss, who is about a dozen years older than me, was mostly raised by his grandparents. He's told me of Saturday evenings when his grandmother would send him down to the store with his little wagon to fill it up with ice and beer in preparation for watching wrestling ov TV.
Anonymous Report This Comment
Date: June 22, 2008 02:35AM

Even when I was a kid I knew what was up. When Self Serve Gas came out, I knew that it wasn't convenience, it was just the companies taking away for more profit, just like they continue today..... put a nice big IMPROVED! on the front, decrease the size, water down the actual product and fuck the world to make a buck.... with a smile!
Anonymous Report This Comment
Date: June 22, 2008 04:28AM

Gas was $0.27 a gallon in 1974....smileys with beer
Placelowerplace Report This Comment
Date: June 22, 2008 01:01PM

i was 3 in 1974