Anyone remember the hot apple pie that was deep fried? Hows about when the fries were good and fried in beef fat?
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I remember the dumb adds...Hamburgler, plants with talking hamburger heads, and the purple pot bellied blob Grimace. Ronald scarred the hell out of me back then...come to think of it....he still does
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Now, I remember how good the McD fries were back then. Yes I do.
I also remember in 1981 when my Wife and I were honeymooning in Virginia Beach, and there was a McD on the boardwalk.
They were advertizing a BRAND NEW NEW ITEM, and that was Chicken McNuggets. We hadn't heard about them before this, but gave 'em a try. Well, we liked them, and between sunning and surfing, we bought them several times in the few days that we were there. Quite a novelty at the time! Yummy too!
How about that? McCydees that you remember distinctly on your honeymoon? But that is how it was,,,,,no kidding.
We would scrounge for returnable bottles on the sides of the road. Small bottles were 2 cents, and quart bottles were 5 cents.
Most of the time we bought penny candy, like a licorice stick, or a Bazooka bubble gum.
The candy store was also the only liquor store in my town. They also had all the newspapers, and you could smell the ink,,,,,MMMM I still remember.
I remember when a drink was 15 cents and a candy bar was 10 cents. You could get a lot of penny candy for 25 cents. Kits etc.
I could put 3 dollars of gas in my dads Kingswood Estate Station Wagon and ride all night. lol
i worked at a Mickey D's through high school , one night a week was 25 cent cheeseburger night geez was it busy. I was a cook ...not smart enough to run the cash resgister Termite
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I remember spending summers at my Grandfathers cottage on Fresh Pond, Manomet, MA. I remember walking down the dirt road to a campground that had a little store. You could get all kinds of candy, creamsickles (5c), comic books(10c) ect for 25c. You had a hard time walking home in that hot sandy road. Had a row boat with a 3hp Johnson that we used to go whipping around the pond with. There were snapping turtles 21/2 ft across( 100 years old). Hells River that came out of the Pine Hills had huge catfish, trout, and Bass in it. We had sunfish( East coast version of Blue gill) 6-8" across. This was in the 50's and believe me it was as close to Heaven as you can get on this planet and be alive. We used to pick big coffee cans full of big Blue Berries on Blueberry Hill. What a time! Brings goose bumps! That's where I first learned to cut and split wood and start a fire. God Bless my wonderful Grandfather who insisted I learn, and my father later on that said " You better learn how to heat with wood. You'll never be able to heat your Butt otherwise"!! So right he was!!
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As I look back on it I suppose we resembled somewhat the Beverly Hillbillies. Come Sat. night the old man would load us up in his 40s something Willies pickup, it was also a part time tractor so you can imagine the dirt on it, me and three brothers in the bed and king and queen up front, and we'd take off to the big town 45 minutes away. In a Willies as tired as that one was the 45 minutes was more like an hour and a half but we'd go blasting through a place called Blands Drivein sometime later. After couple bags of 5 for a dollar hamburgers we would aim the Willies back toward the farm. Damn I wish I could be a part of that one more time.
Have the 74 year old copilot riding tonite, $75 John Deere A's and 5 gallons for a dollar fuel oil.........what was the question again?
And grandpa's favorite is still going, had rings put in before Ike started the soil bank and busted up a Schwartz loader.rsz_p1010173.jpg
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I remember them at 25 cents. Only McD was 15 miles away but only went there a few times as a kid. Mainly when the Boy Scouts would go swimming at the pool at the private Catholic School. We'd go swimming and then see who could eat the most hamburgers. Could enough to waddle out of the place for $2.
We had a Sinclair station next block over which had pop for 10 cents and the guy who owned it used to check our bikes in one of the service bay to make sure they were running right. I sure was proud of the Wynn's and STP stickers he gave me to put on my bike.
Sure wish there was a little of that small town innocence for my big city kids.
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