Posted by TerryS (220.127.116.11) on June 19, 2000 at 05:27:28:
Decisions were made by going "eeny-meeny-miney-mo."
Mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming, "do over!"
"race issue" meant arguing about who ran the fastest.
Money issuse were handled by whoever was the banker in "monopoly."
Catching the fireflies could happily occupy an entire evening.
It wasn't odd to have two or three"best" friends.
Being old referred to anyone over 20.
The net on a tennis court was the perfect height to play volleyball and the rules didn't matter.
The worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was cooties.
It was magic when dad would "remove" his thumb.
It was unbelievable the dodgeball wasn't an Olympic event.
Having a weapon in school meant being caught with a slingshot.
Nobody was prettier than Mom.
Scrapes and bruises were kissed and made better.
It was a big deal to finally be tall enough to ride the "big people" rides at the amusement park.
Saturday morning cartoons weren't 30-minute ads for action figures.
No shopping trip was complete, unless a new toy was brought home.
"Oly-oly-oxen-free" made perfect sense.
Spinning around, getting dizzy and falling down was cause for giggles.
The worst embarrassment was being picked last for a team.
War was a card game.
Water balloons were the ultimate weapon.
Ice cream was considered a basic food group.
Baseball cards in the spockes transformed any bike into a motorcycle.
Taking drugs meant orange-flavored chewable aspirin.
Older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest protectors.
If you can remember most or all of these, then you have Lived!!!
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