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How many of y'all remember when you could sneak out of

emoji_events [15]
Aug 2, 2019, 10:24 PM

school, and run over to McDonalds and get a cheeseburger,small fries, and a small coke for......99 cents.....

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Aug 2, 2019, 10:44 PM

Yes,,,never much for McD, but remember the $1 meal at Hardees...2 cheeseburgers, fries and tea!

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Aug 2, 2019, 11:22 PM

there was a place across the highway from the HS that kids would sneak out to go eat called Burgers and Cream, they had 3 different size burgers, Pappa, Momma and Baby (what we now call a slider), sadly it has gone away and is now a Chinese restaurant, and the HS moved and is now a middle school,funny part is you would run into the teachers while getting your food, and nothing was said as long as you made it back in time for class, sigh I miss the 80's.

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Aug 4, 2019, 7:12 PM

Was that in Bath SC near LBC?

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Aug 5, 2019, 11:44 AM

LBC,,,wow, been a long time since I heard that one!

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Aug 5, 2019, 5:09 PM

Bath ? Is that near Cat’s Eye ?

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Aug 3, 2019, 6:56 AM

Spud, are you flaunting your youth? I remember driving to the Anderson McD and getting 2 burgers at.15 each, fries made with real fresh peeled and cut potatoes at .15 and coke for .10. I think at that time they only had one size burger, or that was the only size I could afford.

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I used to play church basketball games in Dunean. If my

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Aug 3, 2019, 7:05 AM

little brother's game was after mine, my dad would give me 15 cents and I would walk, by myself at9 or 10 years old, to the drug store and get a fountain coke and a pack of square cheese crackers....Can you imagine letting a boy walk to the store ALONE nowdays?

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city boys, LOL

emoji_events [6]
Aug 3, 2019, 8:25 AM

my school wasn't within 40 miles of a McDonalds.

We went dove hunting at lunch in the corn fields next to the school.

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Back in my day, it was nothing to see trucks at school with

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Aug 3, 2019, 8:34 AM

guns in racks in their back windows. That's like a federal offense these days.

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Yep, but back when we all had guns in our cars, nobody

emoji_events [6]
Aug 3, 2019, 8:45 AM

dreamed of shooting anything but game with them.....I truely believe all of the murderous video games have more to do with today's shootings than anything else. JMHO.

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Not many people look at video games as the cause

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Aug 3, 2019, 9:30 AM

of so many maladaptive behaviors as they should. It's not psychologically healthy to spend excessive time on them - young people need interpersonal interaction in order to develop appropriate social skills. And blowing video people away is not forming good habits.

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nostalgia for old prices ..... seems like I remember

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Aug 3, 2019, 8:44 AM

getting a gallon of gas .... ( in a milk jug ) and 2 cokes for a $1

me and a friend were on grass cutting duty .....

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Aug 3, 2019, 9:25 AM

Remember when Taco Bell had a pronunciation key on it's menu?

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Aug 3, 2019, 9:43 AM

I can remember how easy it was to convert my bike to a motorcycle using a MINT condition baseball card and a clothes pin.

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15c burgers

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Aug 3, 2019, 9:58 AM

I remember being able to get a burger (15c), fries (15c) and milkshake (15c), and get three cents back in change from a half-dollar. LOL

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Aug 3, 2019, 10:27 AM

When I was in school there were no Hardees, McDonalds or even a school cafeteria. If we wanted a sausage biscuit, we brought it from home. We could also have a choice of country cured ham on that biscuit or even a steak. WOW !!!! How we did suffer !!!! If we had "store bought" bread, it was referred to as "light bread". The loaves were smaller but we could buy three for twenty five cents. Even back then, we had highway robbery in a grocery store.

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The kangaroo burgers were the best***

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Aug 3, 2019, 10:38 AM



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Prices went up

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Aug 3, 2019, 10:50 AM

Grew up in Spartanburg and a hash BBQ heavy on the red , onion rings and tea was 85 cents when I was
in high school .

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Aug 3, 2019, 10:59 AM

minimum wage....a buck thirty-five an hour.

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Aug 3, 2019, 11:16 AM

At the start, McDonald's fries were 10 cents. Thirty-five cents would get you a hamburger, French fries and a Coke. And no sales tax. Of course, there was no place to sit except your car...or on the hood thereof.

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Aug 3, 2019, 11:53 AM

A bunch of us would pile into Rob's car and drive across town to the only McD in town. We made it during our lunch time, of course he had to floor it most of the way. No worries, it was a VW bus, so we never topped 25 mph.

I also remember buying gas with a handful of change, they pumped it for you and handed you a candy bar, a glass, ...

Then agin I was earning the state min-wage of $1.15/hr.

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Sneak?

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Aug 3, 2019, 1:34 PM

When I was a senior in high school we'd tell the coaches during PE that we were headed to a local store and what could we get for them.

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I remember the Monopoly game and I had

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Aug 3, 2019, 2:04 PM

Friends that worked there who would give us handfuls of game tickets. I ate free all summer long

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Aug 4, 2019, 12:10 AM

I would get a 1/4 Pounder w/ cheese, a large fry, and an apple turnover for $1.03 including tax. I remember the day it went up to $1.10. All I had was $1.03 and the cashier let it slide.

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Aug 4, 2019, 7:43 AM

I remember sneaking out of the shoeboxes at 5:00am....during my time on campus....if anyone gets the reference!

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My first memory of paying for McDs myself was I needed

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Aug 4, 2019, 7:47 AM

a dollar and a few cents for that. Would have been in the late 60's early 70's

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Aug 4, 2019, 7:50 AM

Great times! ??

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Aug 4, 2019, 7:57 AM

I love that small menu. Way before the invasion of everything chicken and all day breakfast. Life was so much simpler. Oh and the McD fries were so much better than the “healthier” recipe they use now days.

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Aug 4, 2019, 8:06 AM

Mr. Spud I recently saw the ring you gave Mrs. Spud a very beautiful lady. Was she 12 or 13 when you married her! lol She is an attractive lady how did you work that out?

Best to both of you. Spud thank you for the ticket to the Virginia game that changed my daughters life in a big way. She is now a 2015 Clemson Graduate.

PS: McDonald’s could still sale you that $1 meal if the bun and what they call hamburger were about the size of a quarter, they gave 2 or 3 fries and a Coke in a cup about the size of the cup they use to give you Your meds in at the hospital. Remember Hardee’s Gilbert Giddy Up and the Hamburgerler. Wow how time flies.

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Aug 4, 2019, 8:27 AM

I remember the hamburgerler and speedu mcgreedy from hardee's. I also know that the Burger King was always weird.

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Thank you....but that ring was a loaner...just for a few


Aug 4, 2019, 7:40 PM

minutes at church...When we were first married, an older couple at the church thought that I had been forced to get permission from Mrs. Spud's parents to marry her UNDER AGE....I was 25 at the time and while they admitted they thought I looked my age, they were absolutely certain Mrs. Spud was no more than 16....

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I am much more nostalgic for gas at 15.9 cents per gallon!

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Aug 4, 2019, 8:20 AM

Ride all day for less than 4 bucks. A lost world......

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I remember 22.9 for gas. My dad had a VW and it took about


Aug 4, 2019, 7:43 PM

2 dollars to fill it up every time. Of course, with my dad being as frugal as he was, we would have to cross 6 lanes of traffic to go to the gas station that was 1 cent cheaper per gallon. Saved 10 or 12 cents every time.

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For all the jokes from ORA about Fort Lawn, I did run the


Aug 4, 2019, 7:46 PM

Crown gas station on 291 for a few months when I was SEVENTEEN. I would fill up the tanks for some customers and take their credit card, place it in machine where you manually slid a press over it to obtain a carbon copy for them, walk it out to them and let them sign it. CAN ANY OF YOU YOUNGSTERS IMAGINE GOING TO THE GAS STATION, FILLING UP, AND NEVER EVEN GETTING OUT OF THE CAR?

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Aug 4, 2019, 8:16 PM

Ours was Burger King.,

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Aug 5, 2019, 11:49 AM

Better yet I remember when you could run out and over to Dan's and get a full entree meal for $1.25 or grab a lunch or dinner at Mrs. Neuman's for $3 and $5 - even sometimes a steak dinner for that price - TOP THAT!!!!

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Our nearest McDs was 25 miles away!


Aug 5, 2019, 1:34 PM

The best we could hope for was a Coke and pack of Nabs at “Maw’s Grocery” ... not worth the in school suspension that would result.

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Aug 5, 2019, 3:40 PM

Never had enough money for "extras" like Dan's hamburgers.

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I remember when I could remember...

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Aug 5, 2019, 4:57 PM

Now...I pause...and wait for what I wanted to remember/do, to catch up to me. I never thought the day would come when I could outrun my memory, but apparently, all those jogging miles are paying off...physically...as best...I can...remember!

(My 'Mr. Joe' moment! ;) )

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