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At one time common items, not now.

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby oneh2obabe » Apr 25th, 2013, 5:36 pm

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Captain Awesome » Apr 25th, 2013, 6:56 pm

This one goes back to my grandparents' time:

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby V-Rated » Apr 25th, 2013, 10:14 pm

ddiiaanne wrote:A manual typewriter

How about this one?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby GordonH » Apr 28th, 2013, 5:07 pm

Captain Awesome wrote:This one goes back to my grandparents' time:

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Used to carry items like water buckets over shoulders and back of the neck similar to this:
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby GordonH » Apr 28th, 2013, 5:23 pm

What was this used for:
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Apr 28th, 2013, 5:36 pm

Not sure what it is for but I know it's got something to do with electric poles ...
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby GordonH » Apr 28th, 2013, 5:38 pm

SmokeOnTheWater wrote:Not sure what it is for but I know it's got something to do with electric poles ...


Close enough, your turn.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Apr 28th, 2013, 5:45 pm

What were these originally used for ?




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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby oneh2obabe » Apr 28th, 2013, 5:52 pm

Hmmm, why didn't you guys wait for ddiiaanne to yay or nay to her post?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Nebula » Apr 28th, 2013, 6:01 pm

SmokeOnTheWater wrote:What were these originally used for ?
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To ward off conspiracy theories.

Nah, they're glass floats, used by fishermen to keep their nets up.

What are these...

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Captain Awesome » Apr 28th, 2013, 6:18 pm

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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 28th, 2013, 7:17 pm

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glass milk bottle caps?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby Nebula » Apr 28th, 2013, 7:49 pm

gramma wins! Hard to find a picture of them without 'Homogonized Milk' written on them.
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 28th, 2013, 8:30 pm

LOL - so ya flipped 'em all over, eh?
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Re: At one time common items, not now.

Postby grammafreddy » Apr 28th, 2013, 8:38 pm

Here's one for ya ...

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