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Old February 2 2013, 07:40 PM   #93
RJDiogenes
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Re: Poor Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru... Oh Well!

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released in the grim-dark of the 1970's
The grim-dark of the 1970s? I take it you weren't there.
Yeah. particularly when you take TODAY into account.

The 70's were practically Pollyanna compared to now...
Indeed.

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Haha! My parents conceived me in the Summer of '79, baby!

But, I was actually making a hyberbolic reference to an earlier comment about how gritty and dark movies of the post-Vietnam era tended to be, which supposedly Star Wars broke the mold of. A sentiment I don't totally agree with...

Actually from what I can tell the '70s seemed like a pretty rocking good time. Sometimes I wish I was 10 or 15 years older so I could have experienced the decade first hand!
Heh. You're wise not to agree-- the 70s were about as far from grim and dark as we've ever been. Being fifteen years older would have been about perfect. I spent my teenage years in the 70s and it was wonderful.
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