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    What Was The Last Movie You Watched?

    Went to the flicker show and saw Kingsman: The Secret Service yesterday. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
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    What was the last TV show you watched?

    Vermont Today with Dick Loudon. They had the world's smallest horse on the show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU3IPSAys8s
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    Classic Safari vehicles!

    Looks like a Buick, around a 1927 or earlier.
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    Clean Jokes

    It was time for St. Peter to take his coffee break, so he asked Jesus to mind the Gates for him. He told Jesus that everyone was pre-cleared for enty, so all that was necessary was talk to the folks, ask about their families and so on and let them in. After greeting several people, Jesus meets...
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    What Was The Last Movie You Watched?

    The Imitation Game
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    Vintage Things That Have Disappeared In Your Lifetime?

    I believe the contemporary term was "Snorky!"
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    Crazes of the Era

    Yes, it's my car, a 1931 Ford sedan. Here it is on the big screen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5etmstIF3o and in a music video, put together by Fedora Lounge's own Les Gillis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksaSAMyMSvw
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    Crazes of the Era

    1923 Peerless Touring Car
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    Agent Carter

    I thought the Walther had an exposed backstrap, unlike a PPK, so I watched this "sneak peek" on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l5Kt_c1-7U If you freeze it just right at about 56-57 seconds, you can see that the left side of the slide is marked Model PPK/S.
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    Where & When do you wear your vintage clothes?

    I have a 1931 Ford Fordor Sedan that has been frequently rented for movies,, weddings and such. I always dress the part on those occasions. Once, the wardrobe folks wanted me to turn my clothes in before I left the set. On another occasion, I was driving for a wedding and was the only...
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    Vintage Things That Have Disappeared In Your Lifetime?

    Reminded me of the TV show Dinosaurs, about the Sinclair family http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101081/
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    Correct Telephone Habits

    Some time back, I started getting calls on my personal cell phone about my "loan" being delinquent and asking for immediate payment by money order. I didn't have an outstanding loan, and no amount of explaining made any difference. The calls always showed different originating numbers, so...
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    You know you are getting old when:

    Brothers of the Sacred Heart
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    You know you are getting old when:

    One of the Brother's where I went for 8th grade had one of those, and he had the recipient of such discipline sign it after it was used. It gave an entirely new meaning to the phrase "getting your name on the board!"
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    Terms Which Have Disappeared

    When I was a youngster and I procrastinated on a school project, my mother always said I "waited until the eleventh hour."
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    How would you earn a living?

    Railroad detective, then as now.
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    New Bonnie and Clyde mini series on the History Channel

    The uncontrollable Thompson? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NruK8DHE_L4
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    J. Edgar - New Flm with Leonardo DiCaprio

    I laughed out loud when I read that. I thought he looked familiar, but I just couldn't place him.
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    Glaring Film Gaffs! (Or: The Dry Look in 1917?)

    Sometimes the gaffe may not be all that accidental. A few years back, my car was rented for a movie shoot. The car is a Ford Model A "Slant Windshield" 4-door sedan. The "S/W" sedan is very distinctive in appearance, even compared to other Model As, and they were only made about 11 months...
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    Can Hilary Duff really compare to Faye Dunaway?

    To Faye Dunaway, yes. To Bonnie Parker Thornton, no.

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