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Old 04-04-2013, 01:46 PM   #46
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I also have to mention that action movies were still left to the Stallones, Schwarzennegers, Seagals(when he was in shape) and Bruce Willis of the world. Someone like Shia Labeouf would have never been in an action movie.
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:52 PM   #47
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On the same token modern technology has made us regress as people. I've pointed out today's technology has taken our ability to communicate face to face. Our advancement in technology has also made our workload a whole lot heavier thus cutting into friends and family time.
IMO, modern technology has made us less human

I saw a table of high school guys and their dates all dressed up for prom at a restaurant I happened to be at. 12 of them. They all had their cell phones out and were texting. Some even texting each other. Very few words were actually spoken. It was pretty pathetic. In the 90's this was unheard of.
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:54 PM   #48
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BRB, playing cops and robbers
BRB, riding bike to buy some ****ing bubblegum
BRB, running home to watch your favourite TV show
BRB, going with some friends while doing nothing and not coming home hours later
BRB, playing tackle football on the streets
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BRB, inserting cheats into n64(press like 24 ****ing buttons)
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:00 PM   #49
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I also have to mention that action movies were still left to the Stallones, Schwarzennegers, Seagals(when he was in shape) and Bruce Willis of the world. Someone like Shia Labeouf would have never been in an action movie.

So true
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:03 PM   #50
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90's actions movies were so hard core not even Jason Statham would make the cut.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:53 PM   #51
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Haterade is slowly becoming one of my favorite posters.
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:15 PM   #52
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On the same token modern technology has made us regress as people. I've pointed out today's technology has taken our ability to communicate face to face. Our advancement in technology has also made our workload a whole lot heavier thus cutting into friends and family time.
IMO, modern technology has made us less human

I completely disagree. Technology has only opened your eyes to all the idiots you didn't know were there in the first place.

There is no question that technology empowers people. It lessens your workload in every way by making it easier and more streamlined than ever. If you want to become enslaved to your phone, tablet, and boss then it's only a sign of your own weakness. My technology provides me freedom, knowledge, and ease of work that I could barely dream of back in the 90's.

The modern day is better than ever despite whatever nostalgia people are clinging to that makes them think otherwise.
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:50 PM   #53
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90's R&B party jams >> all hip hop of today X 1000000000


I won't even bring 90's hip hop into discussion...we have Drake and Wiz now to laugh at...Urkel dudes.
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:54 PM   #54
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I completely disagree. Technology has only opened your eyes to all the idiots you didn't know were there in the first place.

There is no question that technology empowers people. It lessens your workload in every way by making it easier and more streamlined than ever. If you want to become enslaved to your phone, tablet, and boss then it's only a sign of your own weakness. My technology provides me freedom, knowledge, and ease of work that I could barely dream of back in the 90's.

The modern day is better than ever despite whatever nostalgia people are clinging to that makes them think otherwise.


America is in the biggest debt it's ever been in and you think the modern day is better than ever?
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:56 PM   #55
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Personally... I dont think more technology is bad.. I think the profit driven society we live in what makes it bad...

when the bottom line to everything is profit? quality suffers..
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:01 PM   #56
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America is in the biggest debt it's ever been in and you think the modern day is better than ever?

Uh, the op, nor myself, were really centering this thread around the national deficit or political climate.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:10 PM   #57
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Uh, the op, nor myself, were really centering this thread around the national deficit or political climate.

Maybe, but it definitely adds to the nostalgia effect. If people were generally more prosperous and felt safer then, makes sense that they would look more favorably at that time than the present.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:12 PM   #58
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Well personally, me, my family, and my friends are doing much better than in the 80's and 90's. Although that's just my experience.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:23 PM   #59
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Well personally, me, my family, and my friends are doing much better than in the 80's and 90's. Although that's just my experience.

There you go then, makes sense that you personally don't hold those times in such high regard. But the overall economy now isn't what it was in the 90s, so there are a lot of people who don't feel as secure/prosperous/etc as they did. Then couple that with the post 9/11 fear state. People feeling that pop culture is being compromised. This is all general and obviously not everyone agrees, case in point you.

I think we bottomed out during the end of the last decade and we're slowing on the ascent, so maybe we'll experience another renaissance like we did in the mid-late 90s and people will look back fondly on that time to. Right now there's a lot of uncertainty but I think there's a whole lot more optimism than there was 5 years ago.

So we'll see how it all plays out.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:28 PM   #60
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Well personally, me, my family, and my friends are doing much better than in the 80's and 90's. Although that's just my experience.

I was speaking in terms of America as a whole. I make six figures now and I didn't in the 90's, but I'd take the mid 90's with less pay over today's era any day of the week because simply put, it was a better time to live in. Perfect balance all things considered.
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