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    SitePoint Guru Vincent Puglia's Avatar
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    Hi,

    This one's not a quiz. More of a conguence thingy. It was originally posted in the "how old are you" thread in jsCity by aDog, one of the moderators.

    --Oh How Things Change in 30 years--

    > 1970: Long hair
    > 2000: Longing for hair

    > 1970: The perfect high
    > 2000: The perfect high yield mutual fund

    > 1970: KEG
    > 2000: EKG

    > 1970: Acid rock
    > 2000: Acid reflux

    > 1970: Moving to Calif. because it's cool
    > 2000: Moving to Calif. because it's warm

    > 1970: Growing pot
    > 2000: Growing pot belly

    > 1970: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your parents
    > 2000: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your kids

    > 1970: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
    > 2000: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor

    > 1970: Seeds and stems
    > 2000: Roughage

    > 1970: Popping pills,Smoking Joints
    > 2000: Popping Joints

    > 1970: Our President's struggle with Fidel
    > 2000: Our President's struggle with fidelity

    > 1970: Paar
    > 2000: AARP

    > 1970: Killer weed
    > 2000: Weedkiller

    > 1970: Hoping for a BMW
    > 2000: Hoping for a BM

    > 1970: The Grateful Dead
    > 2000: Dr. Kevorkian

    > 1970: Getting out to a new, hip joint
    > 2000: Receiving a new hip joint

    > 1970: Rolling Stones
    > 2000: Kidney stones

    > 1970: Being called into the principal's office
    > 2000: Calling the principal's office

    > 1970: Screw the system
    > 2000: Upgrade the system

    > 1970: Peace sign
    > 2000: Mercedes logo

    > 1970: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
    > 2000: Children begging you to get their heads shaved

    > 1970: Taking acid
    > 2000: Taking antacid

    > 1970: Passing the drivers test
    > 2000: Passing the vision test

    > 1970: Whatever
    > 2000: Depends

    If you want to add your own to the list, feel free. But beware -- someday someone will write up one comparing the year 2000 with 2030

    Vinny
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    the blades of grass
    cut me still

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    HAHAHAHA
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    Vincent. That' hilarious. I can't believe how many I identified with. I was never into any of the drug stuff, but too many of the 2000 ones match.
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    Skills to Pay the Bills Sparkie's Avatar
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    LOL that's great! Thanks for sharing it with us


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