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Old 02-23-2019, 03:42 PM   #187
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I remember when:

Street curbs in Chicago were still almost a foot high because of the Model T's, and the alleys were mostly still dirt or brick.

Taking electric trolley buses that shot sparks out of the top when it rained or snowed. The seats were real leather stuffed with straw.

Every Saturday afternoon my friends and I would see a double feature for 15 cents, and big candy bars were a nickle, and pop a dime. Newspapers and comic books were a dime too.

I remember when people could rent horses and ride along Chicago's lakefront.

I remember when "pitching penny's" was a fad. The one who threw their coin closest to the line in the sidewalk, won the pot.

I remember seeing the bad kids sitting in the "bad kids row" in class, sitting under the teacher's desk with the teacher's legs, and being made to stand in a corner all day, even with wet pants.
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