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    Day gone by

    I wish I lived during these days.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F391_23ysbU
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I wish I lived during these days.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F391_23ysbU
    I guess no one thinks the images in this movie shows better days?
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    If I had been born back then I would have died of appendicitis at age 9.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I guess no one thinks the images in this movie shows better days?


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    I would have died at about 46 or 47 if I lived back then, Plus the last few years, I'd have been blind and possibly seizing.

    Possibly sooner due to Blood Pressure problems.
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    I willl admit that without TV and the internet... socializing, visiting, singing together was a much prominent form of entertainment. It is a shame that people are more isolated today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gitarzan View Post
    I willl admit that without TV and the internet... socializing, visiting, singing together was a much prominent form of entertainment. It is a shame that people are more isolated today.


    There was a different kind of isolation with extreme distance and intermittent communication back then. Visit a third world remote country for a taste of extreme boredom. Sure, the landscape is beautiful, but it is also dangerous and isolating, taking days to go from a to b. Hope you liked the same 5 people you had to visit over, and over as well. Hope you loved that sheet music sung over, and over, etc.. Not a lot of food variety either.


    More importantly, it was the era before the electric guitar was invented. Nope. I like it now just fine.
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    That video looks like upper middle class/professional from the 1930s or or maybe early 1940s. People of my parents generation, 70+ remember when they got electricity and running water. I'm in my 50s and remember when we got rid of the wood burning furnace. I have no real desire to go back to those days.
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    I think the pace of life in general was a bit more sane, but unless one was amongst the privileged - not the greatest of times.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    More importantly, it was the era before the electric guitar was invented. Nope. I like it now just fine.
    Acoustic guitar, Banjo, Mandolin still works fine for me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jseis View Post
    Is a ukulele player in a mandolin town and banned from all bars by the chief of police unless he leaves his strings and gravy at the front door.

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