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#1 2013-12-04 11:19:37

CharlieP.
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NYC Teenager In The 60's

What one thing could you find in the pocket of 90% of all male teenagers back in the 6o's ?

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#2 2013-12-04 12:06:01

Olivia
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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

A comb.

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#3 2013-12-04 19:34:22

Pomonoker
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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Church key.

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#4 2013-12-04 20:59:27

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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Sometimes an illegal draft card or as we called it a beer license.

To look older some of my friends grew mustaches including Moi.

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#5 2013-12-05 08:14:40

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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Always had a couple of pictures of me and the girlfriend. You know, the little ones we took in the booths that were in the front of the Woolworth stores.

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#6 2013-12-05 11:45:21

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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

All good answers ! I was thinking of a ZIPPO lighter. I saw one the other day in Walmart for only ten dollars.. I thought that was awfully cheap. I no longer smoke,but at that price,I was thinking about buying one for naustalgia sake. Back then before I bought my ZIPPO,I can remember my friend saying to me,"you don't have a Zippo" ? Like I was some kind of freak or something. Everybody and his mother had one,so I saved up,and got one. LOL

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#7 2013-12-05 12:49:26

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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Good point Charlie, I forgot about my Zippo & my pocket knife.

I once had a friend of mine named Dennis Fabian. He was a very likeable guy kinda like the Tom Sawyer type. The pockets in the jeans he wore were always bulged out and were full of stuff. A friend of mine once called Dennis out on all of the stuff in his pockets and what was in there. As Denise started to empty the pockets I  noted he had some fish hooks in a packet, a bobber, a sinker or two, some fishing line, a pocket knife, dried up bait, , and a whole bunch of other stuff that came out of those pockets including a corn cob pipe and tobacco.
My friends and I all had a good laugh at what Dennis had squirreled away in there and realized he was our Tom Sawyer.

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#8 2013-12-05 16:48:39

Sal
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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Still have one zippo and a PX knock off with the Army logo from Ft. Jackson.

Remember carrying a pack of smokes and lighter in the sleeve of a pocket T and also in my sox.

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#9 2013-12-05 18:31:36

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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Sal, I may be called the original Pack Rat as I still have my old Zippo and some other stuff from way back then.

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#10 2013-12-05 18:39:02

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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Reminds of how in my "cooler days", lol, I used to be able to light my zippo by rubbing it long my leg, which would both open the lighter and spin the little wheel and light the lighter. All in one motion. How cool was I?

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#11 2013-12-05 19:58:26

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Re: NYC Teenager In The 60's

Very very cool Mr. P

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