Weird things from the 1970s

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I wonder how many men asked for their 10 bux back. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Originally I misread that as "monkey back guarantee". [icon_lol2.gif]
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Poindexter wrote:Originally I misread that as "monkey back guarantee". [icon_lol2.gif]


All I can think is the best deterrent at Wal-Mart now. "Sure we'll take the bath mat back....heeeeere's your monkey"......"i'll keep the mat thanks"
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Like your take better. I was actually thinking a "monkey back" as in a "furry back", which would be a heck of a guarantee. Hair on your back and chest for only 10$, you just don't get that kind of value these days. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Neet marketing scheme.
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gotta dig that collar and those sleeves

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Hiding in the trunk trunk of a car,to see movie for free.!
Getting three or four people in the trunk of a car.
Getting 10 people in a car ...legally..
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Earth shoes by Kaslo of Denmark (?)
Negative heels they were.

Never did look into whether we ruined our feet/ankles or made them stronger.
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ferri wrote:The Professor :heart:

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Mary Anne! Definitely *not* Ginger. I watched dozens of episodes expecting Gilligan to get busy.

Oh another thing, putting on your Bay department store credit card gift certificates, then buying a pair of shoe polish and pocketing the no-interest change.

TM (what a con if you ask me now)

The smell of paraffin candles at Jesus People coffee houses.'Good News for Modern Man' translation of New Testament.

People talking to each other instead of staring into their phones.

Kirpal Singh

Group houses

In Kitsilano, Naam restaurant.

Black light posters

Vancouver Georgia Straight political newspaper's sign on their door 'Sorry, we're open'.

National Lampoon magazine articles such as then not so well-known P.J. O'Rourke's 'If Heterosexual Men Ran the Fashion Industry'

Hearing about Denmark's 'social experiments'. You know what a 20-year-old boy was most interested in...
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kitsilano in the 70's loved it ,
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"The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it." -George Orwell
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Thinktank wrote:Tricking kids into eating more sugar should be a criminal offense.


Perhaps you are not being serious (and why should you be?)

Who is going to be put in charge of paying for such enforcement and at what cost? Let me guess - the government? Department of Advertising? Department of Cereal Promotion? Will it also become a criminal offense for a woman to lie about her age or a man to insinuate he will marry his girlfriend? Where does it end?

Just eat Red River Cereal and be done with it.
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Hermes wrote:Earth shoes by Kaslo of Denmark (?)
Negative heels they were.

Never did look into whether we ruined our feet/ankles or made them stronger.


Not exactly from the '70's and still around:
http://www.earthbrands.com/our-story
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Changing the term "boogie man" from a nightmarish guy that hides under the bed, into a nightmarish guy with bell bottoms in platform shoes.
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Fancy wrote:
Hermes wrote:Earth shoes by Kaslo of Denmark (?)
Negative heels they were.

Never did look into whether we ruined our feet/ankles or made them stronger.


Not exactly from the '70's and still around:
http://www.earthbrands.com/our-story


Yes, still around, but do they still make them with negative heels? I don't consider Earth shoes with normal heels true earth shoes. First store opened in New York in 1970 or 1971 wasn't it? Sounds like seventies to me!

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