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    So if you could bring back something from the 20s, what would it be?
    Sayings? Music? Fashion? The only wrong answer here is "Prohibition."

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    Prices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RenoZag View Post
    Prices.
    That's a good one! You could get a lot of house for basically just the closing fees now.
    A vintage ice cream parlor we like is rolling back their prices to 1920s ones on Thursday and Friday, so I'm pretty sure that's what I'm going to be eating for lunch!

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    Babe Ruth.
    This post is for March Madness seeding purposes only.

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    Gonzaga football.

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    The real Jazz musicians, without the segregation, obviously.

    Not saying there aren't real Jazz musicians now, I live 110 miles from New Orleans, just sayin'.
    Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
    Mark Twain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DixieZag View Post
    The real Jazz musicians, without the segregation, obviously.

    Not saying there aren't real Jazz musicians now, I live 110 miles from New Orleans, just sayin'.
    Good one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jazzgirl_127 View Post
    That's a good one! You could get a lot of house for basically just the closing fees now.
    A vintage ice cream parlor we like is rolling back their prices to 1920s ones on Thursday and Friday, so I'm pretty sure that's what I'm going to be eating for lunch!
    As an aside, my boss used to say that gold has held it's value from when it was $35 to today when it is $1500 an ounce.

    100 ounces, at $35, would get an OK house most places. 100 ounces, today at $1500, will get an OK house most places.
    It's not funny.

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    Art Deco. Yeah I'm odd that way but I really enjoy the style.
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    Quote Originally Posted by a13coach View Post
    Art Deco. Yeah I'm odd that way but I really enjoy the style.
    Me too. Especially the typefaces.
    Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheZagPhish View Post
    Me too. Especially the typefaces.
    I absolutely friggin' love your fascination/appreciation for font/presentation, and I am being wholly sincere.

    You are an expert in a field that I literally didn't know existed prior to about 4 years ago.

    I listened to a 90 minute cosmology talk by Lawrence Kraus the other day, and didn't learn one new thing. I have become "layman conversant" in it. No more simple introductions needed - - but everyone loves space stuff! You on the other hand …

    ** In 1927 the greatest physicists in history gathered at the Solvay Conference - you have seen the pictures, with Einstein sitting front and center, surrounded by Plank, Heisenberg, et. al., and it was the conference in which Einstein and Neils Bohr went at it hard. "God does not play dice!" Famous Einstein quote. Not so famous Bohr retort: "Stop telling God what to do!" Almost 100 years later and physicists have figured out that Bohr was mostly right … they think … no one really knows.
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