1974 Compared to 2004

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  1. Eagle Guns

    Eagle Guns New Member

    May 1, 2004
    So.Western Maine
    :) 1974: Long hair

    2004: Longing for hair

    1974: KEG

    2004: EKG

    1974: Acid rock

    2004: Acid reflux

    1974: Moving to California because it's cool

    2004: Moving to California because it's warm

    1974: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor

    2004: Trying NOT to look like Marlon
    Brando or Liz Taylor

    1974: Seeds and stems

    2004: Roughage

    1974: Hoping for a BMW

    2004: Hoping for a BM

    1974: The Grateful Dead

    2004: Dr. Kevorkian

    1974: Going to a new, hip joint

    2004: Receiving a new hip joint

    1974: Rolling Stones

    2004: Kidney Stones

    1974: Being called into the principal's office

    2004: Calling the principal's office

    1974: Screw the system

    2004: Upgrade the system

    1974: Disco

    2004: Costco

    1974: Parents begging you to get your hair cut

    2004: Children begging you to get their heads shaved

    1974: Passing the drivers' test

    2004: Passing the vision test

    1974: Whatever

    2004: Depends

    Just in case you weren't feeling too old today, this will certainly change things. Each year the staff at Beloit College in Wisconsin puts together a list to try to give the faculty a sense of the mindset of this year's incoming freshmen. Here's this year's list:

    The people who are starting college this fall
    across the nation were born in 1986. They are
    too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up.

    Their lifetime has always included AIDS.

    Bottle caps have always been screw off and plastic.

    The CD was introduced the year they were born.

    They have always had an answering machine.

    They have always had cable.

    They cannot fathom not having a remote control.

    Jay Leno has always been on the Tonight Show.

    Popcorn has always been cooked in the microwave.

    They never took a swim and thought about Jaws.

    They can't imagine what hard contact lenses are.

    They don't know who Mork was or where he was from.

    They never heard: "Where's the Beef?", "I'd walk a mile for a Camel", or "de plane, Boss,
    de plane".

    They do not care who shot J. R. and have no Idea who J. R. even is.

    McDonald's never came in Styrofoam containers.

    They don't have a clue how to use a

    Do you feel old yet? Pass this on to the other old fogies on your list. Notice the larger type, that's for those of you who have trouble
  2. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Mar 27, 2003
    At SouthernMoss' side forever!
    What's a typewriter???????

  3. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

    Jan 1, 2003
    SW MS
    Uhhh.... gee thanks, ... now I feel really old. :rolleyes: :p :D
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