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Post by *THE Ben Reilly* on Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:06 am

https://www.theatlantic.com/timeline/

This part was funny, it's "what Hollywood thought teenagers looked like at the time you became a teenager":


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Post by eddie on Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:28 am

Here's mine. Infinitely cooler than you.
We had shades.




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Post by Syl on Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:03 am

60's fashion (when I was a teenager) was like this...in fact I had a crocheted dress very like the white one in the pic.
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Re: Some more fun: How the world's changed since your birth

Post by Original Quill on Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:04 am

Ben Reilly wrote:https://www.theatlantic.com/timeline/

This part was funny, it's "what Hollywood thought teenagers looked like at the time you became a teenager":


They look like people out of a John Hughes movie. Who are they?

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Post by eddie on Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:08 am

You click on the link in the OP and put in your birthday and it gives you a picture of what your teen years were predicted to look like.

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Post by Original Quill on Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:11 am

eddie wrote:You click on the link in the OP and put in your birthday and it gives you a picture of what your teen years were predicted to look like.

I already photo linked the pic. It is a John Hughes movie, Some Kind of Wonderful.

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Post by eddie on Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:37 am

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eddie wrote:You click on the link in the OP and put in your birthday and it gives you a picture of what your teen years were predicted to look like.

I already photo linked the pic.  It is a John Hughes movie, Some Kind of Wonderful.


That answer is totally not related to what I just said. Rolling Eyes
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Re: Some more fun: How the world's changed since your birth

Post by Original Quill on Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:39 am

eddie wrote:
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I already photo linked the pic.  It is a John Hughes movie, Some Kind of Wonderful.


That answer is totally not related to what I just said. Rolling Eyes
Never mind.

Deliberately so. I'm not into these kind of games.

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Post by eddie on Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:53 am

Hahahahahahahaha

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Re: Some more fun: How the world's changed since your birth

Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:23 am

Idea

IN the economics section of the timeline,  I reckon they are being much too kind to some of todays leading Western economies --  particularly in relation to the future for Italy, France and Britain...

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/02/the-world-in-2050-when-the-5-largest-economies-are-the-brics-and-us/253160/?utm_source=timeline

I can see Italy dropping out of the top 10 well before 2050 rolls around..
Quite possibly Italy could be behind Canada, South Korea and Australia well before then.

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Post by Fred Moletrousers on Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:46 am

WhoseYourWolfie wrote: Idea

IN the economics section of the timeline,  I reckon they are being much too kind to some of todays leading Western economies --  particularly in relation to the future for Italy, France and Britain...

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/02/the-world-in-2050-when-the-5-largest-economies-are-the-brics-and-us/253160/?utm_source=timeline

I can see Italy dropping out of the top 10 well before 2050 rolls around..
Quite possibly Italy could be behind Canada, South Korea and Australia well before then.

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Italy, shortly after Greece IMO, is likely to go down the pan within the next five years as the utterly dysfunctional European Union implodes.
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Post by Guest on Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:06 am

Syl wrote:60's fashion (when I was a teenager) was like this...in fact I had a crocheted dress very like the white one in the pic.
We liberated all the women who came after us.  cheers



I love those dresses look really sexy Smile

I was a teenager when rah rah skirts were in fashion and i was in love with Adam Ant lol

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Post by Fred Moletrousers on Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:38 am

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Syl wrote:60's fashion (when I was a teenager) was like this...in fact I had a crocheted dress very like the white one in the pic.
We liberated all the women who came after us.  cheers



I love those dresses look really sexy Smile

I was a teenager when rah rah skirts were in fashion and i was in love with Adam Ant lol

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At the risk of being condemned to eternity as a sexist male chauvinist pig, I'll bet you looked better in your rah rah skirt than I ever looked in my 1960s RAF uniform!

Adam Ant? I'm more of an Acker Bilk, Lonnie Donegan and Monty Sunshine groupie!!!!!!!
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Post by eddie on Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:44 am

Adam Ant looks pretty damn fine in that picture.

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Post by nicko on Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:57 am

AS Lonnie would say, The party's over my friend.

I love that Record.
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Post by Guest on Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:14 am

eddie wrote:Adam Ant looks pretty damn fine in that picture.

Oh yeah .

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Post by Guest on Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:21 am

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Vicar of Dibley (vod) wrote:

I love those dresses look really sexy Smile

I was a teenager when rah rah skirts were in fashion and i was in love with Adam Ant lol

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At the risk of being condemned to eternity as a sexist male chauvinist pig, I'll bet you looked better in your  rah rah skirt than I ever looked in my 1960s RAF uniform!

Adam Ant? I'm more of an Acker Bilk, Lonnie Donegan and Monty Sunshine groupie!!!!!!!

ha ha - I know Lonnie Donegan songs -my dad used to sing them to me especially this one to make me laugh .




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Post by Fred Moletrousers on Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:34 am

Vicar of Dibley (vod) wrote:
Fred Moletrousers wrote:

At the risk of being condemned to eternity as a sexist male chauvinist pig, I'll bet you looked better in your  rah rah skirt than I ever looked in my 1960s RAF uniform!

Adam Ant? I'm more of an Acker Bilk, Lonnie Donegan and Monty Sunshine groupie!!!!!!!

ha ha - I know Lonnie Donegan songs -my dad used to sing them to me especially this one to make me laugh .




My late wife knew Lonnie and a lot of the celebrities of that era including people like Norman Wisdom. Her brother was an F1 racing driver and she used to get invites to a lot of parties and receptions. When we were first married I was a bit overwhelmed by it all!
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