Re: New Poll Question

Subject: Re: New Poll Question
From: Amy Gale <amyg -at- grammatech -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 16:10:37 -0500

I think I must be within a couple of years of Lisa Roth (it's hard to correct for localization issues[*]).

- I don't remember seeing Star Wars, but I _do_ remember having a read-along Star Wars book. It came with a 45 in a pocket in the back, and R2D2 beeped at you when it was time to turn the page.

- I didn't have computer, but the girl next door did. Her father typed in games out of magazines. The games never worked. Their cat was called DOS; my parents were the only other people on the block who understood that this was funny.

- I wasn't allowed to watch the following because my mother objected on various grounds:
* The Dukes of Hazzard.
* CHiPs.
* The Smurfs.
* The Greatest American Hero.
* various others
This greatly inhibited my ability to join in certain playground games. On the other hand, I was the only child whose parents got her up in the middle of the night to watch certain shows they did approve of (including - and I can barely believe this now - The Kenny Everett Video Show).

I'm going to guess I was born slightly after Dick was in 6th grade.

Amy

[*] I claim this is Tech Writing-related.
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New Poll Question: From: Lisa M. Bronson
Re: New Poll Question: From: Lisa Roth

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