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Old October 20 2011, 05:27 AM   #16
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Re: Making myself feel old through popular media

Now I'll just add an appropriate link:
http://xkcd.com/891/
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Old October 20 2011, 04:37 PM   #17
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I remember watching the documentary Woodstock when I was a teen. I always related to the young people portrayed therein-they were the "big kids" when I was little. I saw it again a few weeks ago. The young people in it? They are retiring grandparents.
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Old October 20 2011, 05:22 PM   #18
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I remember watching the documentary Woodstock when I was a teen. I always related to the young people portrayed therein-they were the "big kids" when I was little. I saw it again a few weeks ago. The young people in it? They are retiring grandparents.
And today you wouldn’t want to see them dancing in the mud naked.
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Old October 20 2011, 06:00 PM   #19
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I'll do you one better. I remember seeing all three Back to the Future movies in theaters (granted I was five for the first one, still recall seeing it, though vaguely). I had a chat with JacksonArcher a while back and realized he was born after the third film had already been out on VHS!
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Old October 20 2011, 06:46 PM   #20
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Re: Making myself feel old through popular media

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Now I'll just add an appropriate link:
http://xkcd.com/891/
I just skip to the bottom line on those.
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Old October 20 2011, 08:58 PM   #21
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I'll do you one better. I remember seeing all three Back to the Future movies in theaters (granted I was five for the first one, still recall seeing it, though vaguely)...
I saw them in the theaters too. As to the first one, my cousin had seen it and talked me into going while I was back on Thanksgiving break from my freshman year at college.

So far, I've been pretty successful in avoiding the 'feeling old' thing, because I tend not to live or act that way. When I see some of these facts that 'such and such' happened 'X ago', it just makes think, gee, doesn't seem like it was that long ago. The only chink in the armor started at my 25th High School reunion last year when I realized some of my classmates where now grandparents. Ouch. Other than that, the Peter Pan attitude marches on.
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Old October 20 2011, 09:11 PM   #22
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I happened to pull out the Velvet Underground reunion CD yesterday and realized its already 18 years old.
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Old October 20 2011, 10:07 PM   #23
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In a little over a month, Freddie Mercury will have been dead for 20 years.
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Old October 20 2011, 10:29 PM   #24
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^^ That doesn't make me feel old... Just horribly, horribly sad.
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Old October 20 2011, 10:50 PM   #25
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I'll do you one better. I remember seeing all three Back to the Future movies in theaters (granted I was five for the first one, still recall seeing it, though vaguely). I had a chat with JacksonArcher a while back and realized he was born after the third film had already been out on VHS!
That wasn't me . But I do remember seeing them on VHS. And one time I brought over my dvd copies of the movies and my younger cousin thought that the movies were old. I said yes they were, and that I remember seeing them on VHS and that I'll kick his behind for saying that .
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Old October 21 2011, 03:04 AM   #26
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Now I'll just add an appropriate link:
http://xkcd.com/891/
I just skip to the bottom line on those.
Yeah, me too. ):
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Old October 26 2011, 03:24 PM   #27
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When I go to the salon to get my roots touched up, I pick up some of the magazines lying around and don't recognize many of the "celebrities" talked about. Faces and names do not belong to anyone I've heard of. Doesn't bother me much, but where did all of these people come from? When did I stop paying attention to this type of thing? Probably about the time I stopped listening to music constantly. I value peace and quiet more, today.
You sound like my wife, who is 46. I'm 51, but she puts up with my music practicing and listening. I was super excited about the Pink Floyd remasters recently released. Then I realized their last studio album was in 1994, the year my wife and I married, 17 years ago, LOL!

The new Paul Simon compilation looked really good to me. The oldest songs are from 1972. Oops....
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Old October 26 2011, 03:49 PM   #28
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- Next year, TNG will be the same age TOS was when Star Trek VI came out.

- When Transformers: The Movie came out, I thought that 2005 was far off in the distant future. Can't believe 2005 was 6 years ago.

- The Spice Girls also got a lifetime achievement award a few years back.

- The future from Kight Rider 2000 was almost 12 years ago.

- 2010, the year we make contact, has come and gone.

- Burton's Batman movie is as old as Adam West's Batman series was in 1989.

- The seaQuest DSV will be roaming the oceans in 3 years.

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Old October 26 2011, 04:23 PM   #29
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If they were still alive, John Lennon would be 70 and Presley would be 76.
Johnny Carson died 6 years ago. If he was still alive, he'd be 86.

Metallica was formed 30 years ago. The Rolling Stones formed 49 years ago.

Candace Cameron Bure played the kid, Dj, on Full House. She turned 35 this year.
My idiot roommate used to watch that in my old apt. It wasn't even my first apt.
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Old October 26 2011, 04:40 PM   #30
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- If Enterprise were still on, the Romulan War would have come and gone, and the Federation would be in place.

- In just under a year, Firefly will be a decade old.

- Time-wise, the release of Star Trek Generations is closer to the release of The Motion Picture than it is to today.
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