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Re: If you could bring back one trend from the 60s and 70s,, what would it be?

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Some things on list were. Already brought back throughout the years.

Ex:

bell bottoms - with a different name.

Afros - with a different style/ look.

Gladiator sandal. Smiley faces. 

 

 

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Re: If you could bring back one trend from the 60s and 70s,, what would it be?

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They had more love for each other. Would reach out and help their neighbors.

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Re: If you could bring back one trend from the 60s and 70s,, what would it be?

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ASTRAEA wrote:

@nyadrn - Employers were more loyal to their good employees too .. that's also changed!


True!

 

 

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@nyadrn - Employers were more loyal to their good employees too .. that's also changed!


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ASTRAEA wrote:

@retiredtraveler - And here I was always surprised at how many college hippy-types turned into 3-piece suits, when they got jobs!


Employer paid education gave many women the chance to get education and jobs that would never have been possible  otherwise!   And we were loyal to our employers!  That has really changed

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d276072b wrote:

Music on Records only 

Bands that played instruments on stage 


The first outdoor concerts!

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MaVolta wrote:

Ditto on the music - a lot of it is timeless. I still play my Beatles collection and others quite often. Cars were fun, too, like the Mustang, Corvette, GTO. And the music and songs were often tied together. But I'll pass on the flower-painted vans!


Yes I still listen to all that great music.  My son was amazed when I told him my girlfriend had a Mustang back in the day. All those high school kids driving those high powered cars.  My favorite was the GTO!  Quarter mile racing was popular!  I guess there were some good things!

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Music on Records only 

Bands that played instruments on stage 

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@retiredtraveler - And here I was always surprised at how many college hippy-types turned into 3-piece suits, when they got jobs!


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jrj90620 wrote:

"...Personal responsibilty.This govenment worship(AKA looking to govt to solve all problems) is bankrupting America,ruining Initiative and causing continued decline in standard of living....".

 

Hmmm. To me, there wasn't any personal responsibility with us boomers. That's why we're in the mess we/re in today (no, I won't start a political thread).

   I have been down on my fellow boomers for decades because we lived through the greatest expansion of the economy that there ever was, along with vast opportunity for job choice, inexpensive education, on-the-job training, advances in medical treatments.

  And most (imho) people squandered that.

 



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