Originally Posted by globetrotter
dude, the only reason that you know about this is because you are from the heartland. I played those games 30 years ago in new york, but I don't know how many people your age around here still remember them.
Those were common games of my era as well, and I'm not that old. Well I hope I'm not that old. Same thing can be said of Cops & Robbers, Cowboys & Indians, Freeze Tag, kick ball, etc.
- I'd say kids won't understand what it is like being able to play all day until dark outside without having their parents worry about them being kidnapped, murdered, or raped.
- Blowing into atari, nintendo and coleco cartidges to get them to work
- Licking stamps
- That there was a time when atheletes didn't use drugs and were rolemodels
- What an impact the generations before us, especially those in the major world wars had on our survival. When they all die off and we all die who remember what they did, who will remember?
- The smell of opening a pack of baseball cards and getting a stick of gum.