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Health care professionals who smoked on breaks:

And drank:

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Extravagant Afros:

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People who smokes pipes but weren't hipsters:

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good stuff
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Boom Boxes. I remember when we were released from Basic Training, everyone went to the PX and spent their paycheck on one of these:

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the automobile has changed--
manual choke
three speed transmissions, 'three on the tree'.
AM radio
eight track players.
wind wings
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Remember when dog poop would turn white? What ever happened to that?
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Cops who knew how to dress like cops:

THEN:

NOW: 

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Marcy Universal Gyms. Ubiquitous in every high school weight room. Bruce Lee used it, why shouldn't you?

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More Jigglers

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Everyday people dressing well: Dallas, 1972

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Really Big Arnold:

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The Stewed Owl - 

Mercy Universal Gyms. Ubiquitous in every high school weight room. Bruce Lee used it, why shouldn't you?


we have this EXACT machine in our high school gym.
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Mick Jagger's Beard

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The Stewed Owl -

Mercy Universal Gyms. Ubiquitous in every high school weight room. Bruce Lee used it, why shouldn't you?

I've got a universal! Phone Post 3.0
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blue please?

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTpezdgHoRXJEt6Gdb4LDTQVlrKtNqUlEC8SFdOwPOnlDO6kczX

http://z.about.com/d/classiccars/1/0/0/A/-/-/windwing.jpg

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Time Square when it could be scary.

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Banana seats

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French SF comic magazines in America:

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Packing 10 people in the bed of a truck and heading down to the beach (on the freeway)....
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Boss Cars.

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Really Crappy Men's Fashions. I mean REALLY crappy.