HeySlick
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October 25th, 2015 at 9:28:13 AM permalink
HowMany said:

Perhaps I'm wrong (I often am), but isn't a half million a year multiplied by 10 years = 5 mil?


If you had done some research first maybe your numbers would've made a difference. Incidentally world wide incidents of polio were close to those numbers you mentioned above, however you never stated that. IMO the net is the information superhighway -- why not take advantage of such a great entity instead of showing your obvious ignorance, thanks.
HowMany
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October 25th, 2015 at 9:42:54 AM permalink
Quote: HeySlick


If you had done some research first maybe your numbers would've made a difference. Incidentally world wide incidents of polio were close to those numbers you mentioned above, however you never stated that. IMO the net is the information superhighway -- why not take advantage of such a great entity instead of showing your obvious ignorance, thanks.



Well, since you admit my numbers are right, perhaps you're the one that should've done your research.

Just an observation- you don't take being wrong very well. I hope you don't go beat your dog or kids because of this.

Take a walk, chill out. Enjoy an wonderful Sunday afternoon.
HowMany
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October 25th, 2015 at 9:45:05 AM permalink
Quote: darkoz

What the hell is the whole purpose of this Polio argument.



The point I was trying to make point was that the 50's weren't all great. I thought that was obvious. Guess not.
HeySlick
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October 25th, 2015 at 9:56:25 AM permalink
Quote: HowMany

Well, since you admit my numbers are right, perhaps you're the one that should've done your research.

Just an observation- you don't take being wrong very well. I hope you don't go beat your dog or kids because of this.

Take a walk, chill out. Enjoy an wonderful Sunday afternoon.





Your the IGNORANT one --- I don't have a pet or little kids SO Y don't you find another subject matter to accuse me of maligning. BTW I didn't say your numbers were right - your math was correct.
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October 25th, 2015 at 10:41:00 AM permalink
Quote: HowMany

The point I was trying to make point was that the 50's weren't all great. I thought that was obvious. Guess not.



Okay, I understand where you were going but relative to television length of episodes and commercial time the fifties were great.

I'm sure fifty years from now the recession, gay marriage rights being denied and 9/11 will be used as a reason why the early 2000's were a lousy time, but that's irrelevant when discussing this subject.

I mean, that's my opinion.
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EvenBob
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October 25th, 2015 at 2:54:36 PM permalink
The 50's were not great and it had
nothing to do with polio. Racism
was rampant everywhere, not just
in the South. Blacks could only
stay in a couple Vegas hotels,
they were barred from the rest.

Everybody was uptight about sex.
It wasn't taught in schools, it was
whispered about behind closed
doors. Women were treated like
second class citizens in the work
place. They made far less money,
had little opportunity for advancement,
and were subjected to blatant
sexism everywhere.

Everybody smoked anywhere they
wanted. On a bus or a plane or
a subway. A supermarket, an office,
a factory floor, in the teachers lounge,
in a doctors office. Sometimes a
doctor smoked while examining a
patient. And us kids just breathed
it all in wherever we went.

There was no cable TV, no stereo
radio, no color TV to watch even
if you could afford a color set,
nothing was open on Sunday, no
cell phones, no internet, yeah,
the 50's were a swell time. Not.
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October 25th, 2015 at 3:53:35 PM permalink
Quote: HeySlick

Quote: HowMany

Well, since you admit my numbers are right, perhaps you're the one that should've done your research.

Just an observation- you don't take being wrong very well. I hope you don't go beat your dog or kids because of this.

Take a walk, chill out. Enjoy an wonderful Sunday afternoon.





Your the IGNORANT one --- I don't have a pet or little kids SO Y don't you find another subject matter to accuse me of maligning. BTW I didn't say your numbers were right - your math was correct.



HeySlick,

Not sure why you're so spooled up, but only a careful reading keeps you from being suspended for personal insults in this thread (the above and a previous comment). Please take it down a notch. Thanks.
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HeySlick
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October 25th, 2015 at 3:56:33 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

The 50's were not great and it had
nothing to do with polio. Racism
was rampant everywhere, not just
in the South. Blacks could only
stay in a couple Vegas hotels,
they were barred from the rest.

Everybody was uptight about sex.
It wasn't taught in schools, it was
whispered about behind closed
doors. Women were treated like
second class citizens in the work
place. They made far less money,
had little opportunity for advancement,
and were subjected to blatant
sexism everywhere.

Everybody smoked anywhere they
wanted. On a bus or a plane or
a subway. A supermarket, an office,
a factory floor, in the teachers lounge,
in a doctors office. Sometimes a
doctor smoked while examining a
patient. And us kids just breathed
it all in wherever we went.

There was no cable TV, no stereo
radio, no color TV to watch even
if you could afford a color set,
nothing was open on Sunday, no
cell phones, no internet, yeah,
the 50's were a swell time. Not.




Since you've chosen to accentuate the negative and, not even mention ANY positive aspects of the 50's i.e., as if you - know - it - all. This little quote SURE fits you.


"The only things worth learning are the things you learn AFTER you know it all "
- Harry S Truman -
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October 25th, 2015 at 6:05:02 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob



There was no cable TV, no stereo
radio, no color TV to watch even
if you could afford a color set,
nothing was open on Sunday, no
cell phones, no internet, yeah,
the 50's were a swell time. Not.



Inflation had not yet forced most women to work. The crime rate was low and cities peaceful. Drugs had not yet destroyed the black community and inner cities. Life was not perfect, but it was hardly a bad time.
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HeySlick
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October 26th, 2015 at 9:23:44 AM permalink
Quote: AZDuffman

Inflation had not yet forced most women to work. The crime rate was low and cities peaceful. Drugs had not yet destroyed the black community and inner cities. Life was not perfect, but it was hardly a bad time.






Truthful and NICE post ---


edit afterthought (response to EvenBob bashing of the 50's era)

There SURE weren't any mass school shooting like the current times (21th Century) have shown -- back in the good old/bad? days of the 50's. Actually it's happening frequently in every imaginable venue e.g. Movie theaters etc. Mass shooting almost seem like part of the times we all/some have the misfortune of living in.

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