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Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

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Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

1) Sitting at home with your girlfriend, the phone rings - you ignore it and let the machine pick up. The machine picks up and broadcasts the message out loud "Hi, you gave me your number last week this is Tina..." (Hilarity ensues)

2) Teenage boys / girls calling a member of the opposite sex and either hanging up if their mother, or father answers the phone, or having to ask "may I speak to ____." (sometimes followed with the embarrassing response "They won't be able to speak to you for quite a while, Tommy is grounded for 4 weeks for ____.")

3) Kids, husbands, wives, BF, GF's being able to use the excuse "I couldn't call you ..there was no phone, or I had no change." or "I tried and no one picked up"

4) Borrowing a friend's CD, movie, or tape to make a copy - or asking them to make a copy. Followed up by - repeatedly asking said 'friend' for tape, movie, or CD back - (usually leading to ex-friend)

5) Throwing pebbles, rocks, sticks at a friends window to signal "it's time to go" (followed up with parents eventually noticing a crack in the window)
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

6) The Big Bang
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

7) Americans Walking On The Moon

8) Prince's "1999"

9) Cleveland celebrating a championship in any sport.
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

Toronto Maple Leafs winning the Stanley Cup.
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Me being happy?

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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

A new religion forming which gains a significant audience.
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A virgin giving birth
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

New physical optical media.. I think blu-ray is the last way.
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

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A new religion forming which gains a significant audience.
A third political party forming which gains a significant audience.

Which is pretty much the same thing.
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Getting lost and asking for directions.
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

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Getting lost and asking for directions.
I got asked for directions by a couple just the other day.
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If you have a smartphone, you don't need to ask for directions, but there are tons of people who don't have smartphones. Smartphone usage isn't as widespread as you may think.
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

It does seem like the era of using a big spiral-bound Thomas Guide to get around was the dark ages... but it wasn't that long ago!
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Driving to a video store & hoping against hope they have the movie you want to see. And then looking at a massive wall of empty boxes because all the new releases are checked out. Then leaving with some Asylum knockoff like Transmorphers because that's all they have left.
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

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If you have a smartphone, you don't need to ask for directions, but there are tons of people who don't have smartphones. Smartphone usage isn't as widespread as you may think.
Yes, but statistically-speaking, approximately one-half of those who get lost are men, and of the half that are women, a sizable number of them are WITH men when they get lost.

And men don't ask for directions. Because we never get lost, even when we do.
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9) Cleveland celebrating a championship in any sport.
Apparently you weren't paying much attention last night:

Spoiler:
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A Republican with brains was elected President.
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Driving to a video store & hoping against hope they have the movie you want to see. And then looking at a massive wall of empty boxes because all the new releases are checked out. Then leaving with some Asylum knockoff like Transmorphers because that's all they have left.
no more charges for not rewinding returned videos either.
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

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Apparently you weren't paying much attention last night:

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Yes, and your point being....?
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Yes, and your point being....?
That Lebron finally brought a trophy to Cleveland.
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

Watch 'The Dukes of Hazzard'
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Re: Examples of things that happened in the past - but not likely to happen today

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That Lebron finally brought a trophy to Cleveland.
An ESPY isn't a championship.
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You guys really seem to be having a tough time with this joke.

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