When I was your age...

Discussion in 'Clean Jokes' started by Jayaruh, Jun 20, 2022.

  1. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    "When I was your age, I paid $2 a gallon for gas," said one old man to another who was only one year younger.
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  2. lightcs1776

    lightcs1776 Well-Known Member

    Painfully true.
  3. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    I'm only 41 and I can remember .99 cent gasoline.

    Geezerhood here I come!
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  4. Jayaruh

    Jayaruh The Cackalacky House Pet

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    I remember when I could buy gas for .25 a gallon any day of the week. When I left Texas in 1969, I filled up for .19 a gallon.
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  5. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    Unfortunately true. I remember $.90 /gal when I was a youngster making $3.35 an hour...
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  6. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    Well Jim, when I get to be your age, gas will be ..... a gallon. :D
  7. Frijolero

    Frijolero Well-Known Member

    And you also sat in the car while the attendant pumped it.
  8. PanChango

    PanChango Not Cute

    They still do that in NJ.
  9. PLANofMAN

    PLANofMAN Paperboy

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    I still do that in Oregon. You can fill your own vehicle if you drive a diesel, but by law, you are not allowed to pump your own gasoline. It always throws me for a loop when I drive up to Washington, and almost always have a "what the hell, where are the attendants" moment, before hopping out to pump my own gas.
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  10. Terry

    Terry Tool Admirer

    That would be hilarious if it wasn't so true....


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  11. DaltonGang

    DaltonGang Ol' Itchy Whiskers

    I remember gas being around 55ยข a gallon in the late 1970's. I thought that was high.
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  12. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    I'm glad I don't drive that much.
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