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I Love Old Time Radio Shows

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    This Isn't Old

    I was out and about today and found a cd of the radio broadcast of the original Star Wars. I listened to a little of it, it's not bad at all.
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 5 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    Miracle On 34th Street

    I'm listening to this on the radio right now... "You don't understand, he really thinks he -is- Santa Claus..." "I don't care if he thinks he's the EASTER BUNNY! Go find him!"
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 8 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    A Corny Joke I Heard...

    There were a lot of them in old radio comedies... Tonight I heard in one: "I don't want to sleep in the pup tent" "Why not?" "The barking will keep me awake" I knew the joke would involve a dog, but was just so well done that particular way...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Huh!?!? - Not Complaining -

    I just heard on WAMU that more people tune into Ed Walker's old-time radio show "Big Broadcast" on Sunday night than any other show in the Washington, DC area? If so we need to start spreading our hobby to -other cities- now? If this is so popular do you think we could get...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Oct 17, 2010

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    I Heard Yesterday That My Local Radio Station Will Be Playing "The Shadow" Tonight...

    *SQUEE*!!! Did I just do that? :-D More seriously, my first exposure to The Shadow was when my dad used to play the records of this for me when I was a little kid... This was before I was a science fiction fan... The most recently heard Shadow I heard was about sci-fi (time...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses May 3, 2009

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    15 New Groups @ Theme, "I Love ..... So Much, I ....." - Inc RADIO DRAMA ... STORIES ... By: Me Written on August 17th, 2012 15 New Groups @ theme, "I Love ..... So Much, I ....." - INC LYRICS & POEMS & STORIES Hit my name or icon Scroll down profile, scanning left hand column...
    ShyButCreativeSexyGuy ShyButCreativeSexyGuy 46-50, M Aug 17, 2012

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    What Would Be Interesting If...

    ... someone on EP wrote a script, and we had an EP cast, and everybody e-mailed in their parts and someone mixed the whole thing together and made a radio programme :-D Wonder if would work... I wanna do something futuristic with artificial intelligences myself....
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Nov 29, 2009

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    Gunsmoke Comment

    It's somewhat funny listening to how on the old Gunsmoke episodes that you have this brave Matt Dillon, and then you have this like deputy named "Chester" who almost seems to be there for comic-Relief... Sometimes Chester though really does have to be in the Line of fire though...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jul 5, 2009

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    Only the Shadow Knows....

    I love old radio shows.   There was one station that used to play old shows on Sunday nights.  I used to drive down to the beach, sit there for a few hours just listening to these fantastic shows.  I miss having the time to do that.......
    Blumarquis Blumarquis 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    Comedies

    The old time radio boadcasts really were well written and if you closed your eyes you can put yourself in the same room with the charaters.  I really enjoy the comedies.  The writers really knew how to put things together to make you laugh.  The Bickersons, Burns and Allen...
    quantam quantam 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 5, 2011

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    I Restore Old Radios And Play Old Shows On Them..

    I love everything radio...old time radio...Tubes and wood...the smell of dust burning off a softly glowing tube...a green tuning eye staring at you...the amber glow of tuning dial...the raspy noise of the volume control.. I love radio history and the programming of the 30's 40's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    Ha Ha Ha Ha...

    There was this show on tonight about a girl who wanted a horse, and nobody wanted her to have one, and she won the horse in a raffle, and her father said (presumably to those conducting the raffle): "With all the trouble in the world, you had to go and draw it out of a fishbowl...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response May 1, 2011

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    Father Knows Best...

    Tonight I heard an episode of this, where Jim (the father) gets this maid to impress an important visitor, and she turns out to be this person who expects the whole house to wait on her instead :-D I was inherently "interested" by this... In fact, like 5 years ago I wrote an AIML...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 2 Responses May 1, 2011

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    Interesting How....

    It's interesting to me how people in the USA might view old time radio- and also radio plays. Coming from the UK, we are well provided for in terms of radio drama thanks to BBC Radio 4, but I get the impression that radio drama in the USA (old -time or modern) is a bit more hit...
    HoratioGaslamp HoratioGaslamp 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2011

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    War Of The Worlds

    My local National Public Radio station tonight ran "war of the worlds"... but not the original... some Later version, but still rocked... how many versions have been made all told?
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 1 Response Oct 26, 2009

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    Who Is "Talula"?

    My local radio station does 4 hours of old radio shows a week. They're right now airing this long program featuring this actress(?) named Talula. She's about the same age (late 50's) of my Last girlfriend and talks in the same deep thick accent she does :-D -obviously- I enjoy...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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    "Father Knows Best" Radio Show

    In atleast one episode of this, the 3 children are complaining of 'father' being old-fashioned, claiming that this that and the other kid in the neighborhood has more things and freedoms than they do... My question is, "At what age were the mother and father supposed to have...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jul 5, 2009

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    A L R I G H T!

    I just heard on the air during the old-time radio show I listen to that a fifth grader's teacher wrote in to say her student loves old-time radio... As long as we have young kids joining up, out hobby will be alive and well... Like a lot of people, his favorite show is...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Sep 26, 2010

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    Commercials

    I wonder if today any clueless radio listener ever believes outdated commercials imbedded in old radio shows are still relevant :-D 1) "Well, sir, we don't have Lin-X floor polish, but we do sell these other brands" ... (man starts stamping his feet) "Well the guy on the radio...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Feb 22, 2009

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    I Never Knew Dragnet Could Be Humorous....

    The episode was called "The Big Revolt" and was about a 'missing person' case which simply turned out to be about an apparently wimpy husband married to the kind of domineering woman I'd probably marry. He just sorta got sick of it and ran away :-D and Sargeant Friday just...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Mar 15, 2009

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    Detective Shows

    I've always been a huge fan of the old detective shows from radio's golden age. I grew up listening to them with my father. I was lucky enough to stumble on a slew of podcasts that showcase a lot of the detective stories recently. Right now I have the following character...
    Volume4 Volume4 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 17, 2009

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    I Have Personal Favorites

    I finally embraced the Ipod thing.  I found a good number of old radio shows I really like.  I am particularly fond of the old, campy horror radio shows.  My all time favorite is "The Price Of fear" that was produced by Vincent Price.  Many of the...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    Abbott and Costello

    My local radio station runs old time radio shows 4 hours every week. Is one of the coolest things known to man... Anyway, a lot of stuff is baseball themed tonight (they don't usually have "themes" but tonight they do) and they did the Abbott and Costello (I know I can't...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Mar 29, 2009

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    About a year ago, a guy I know told me about

    these podcasts on I tunes featuring all sorts of old radio programs for free. What I like the best are the old westerns and the old detective programs. I have always been a classic movie fan so finding these was really cool. Every night when I go to bed, I plug my IPOD...
    whynotdothis whynotdothis 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    Too Young

    I am only 43 years old and haven't seen a time without tv. Still, I am drawn to the Gloden Age of Radio. Lux Radio Theater is probably my favorite but I like it all. I look forward to a time when I can sit around the mp3 player with friends and enjoy some theatre of the mind.
    mendontcry mendontcry 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    The Shadow Knows

    I have a collection of cassettes.  and am now looking for these on cd. but I love to listen to the old radio serials. My favorite is of course "The Shadow". The mood invoked in the background sounds, the voices. And of course the backgorund music. All combine for...
    Tzech Tzech 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Omg This Way Funny...

    I don't know the name of the series or show... Involves the characters McGee and Mr. Gildersleeve Anyway, they get Mr. Gildersleeve's Christmas package by mistake "It's so nice for a stranger to buy that for Mr. Gildersleeve" "How come you're so sure was a stranger...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 8 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    Gunsmoke

    I missed the begining, but it seems I just heard a Gunsmoke made before the cast they finished the series with... Not to knock to Georgia Ellis, etc cast, but the drama factor really did seem a little higher in this episode...
    ILoveMarie ILoveMarie 36-40 Jan 16, 2011

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    The African Queen

    I'm listening to "The African Queen" on WAMU right now... pretty good rendition in my opinion... I do believe I saw the movie many years ago... I had an older drinking buddy in a bar who absolutely refused to consider himself my friend, but wanted someone over to watch old...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Sep 12, 2010

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    Johnny Dollar Freelance Insurance Investigator

    There was a particular interesting Johnny Dollar on my local radio station just now... The episode is called "The Caliclese Matter" and is the one where the hero nearly gets laid :-D Anyway is the one where a woman's husband goes missing and then mysterious returns... That's...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 3 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    Derek's home!!! Read my previous story about him to understand. Well, my parents ended up picking him up from the airport so, sadly, I wasn't able to have that alone time with him...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 16-17, F Jan 17

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    I love old movies with Danny Kaye, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, and Barbara Streisand. I love the old Musicals too.
    sdm1128 sdm1128 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I love older guys bc they are so polite and so much more mature than guys my age
    sadlittlegirltoday sadlittlegirltoday 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    17 here I love older guys :*
    ggujmbgukm ggujmbgukm 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 9

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    I love all time low, they helped me through so much. My top 10 songs 1.) guts 2.) reckless and the brave 3.) weightless 4.) time-bomb 5.) remembering Sunday 6.) therapy 7...
    lostgirl2001 lostgirl2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I'm home from work today, nursing some sort of virus ... and having time on my hands makes my mind ponder, too much.I usually turn to the latest book I'm reading or one of my...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am very attracted to older black women. Basically I have always been attracted to black women in general but find myself gravitating to the older black women these days. All...
    open62 open62 51-55, M 4 hrs ago

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    they are intelligent witty know how to please guy.they can care and they are best to handle home and people ...i wont mind dating older women in any phase of my life .they are...
    oldsam94123 oldsam94123 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    My first experience was with an older woman. I was young and she was in her 30s. She was my mom's friend. She has a daughter who has special needs so I used to help her out all...
    purpleangel98 purpleangel98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I love and adore old fashioned romance. The anticipation of meeting a beautiful woman, not just any woman. A woman who gives you butterflies in your tummy . Every time you think of...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think older women are more mature and more significant than girl my age.I am obsessed with older women.I think about older women all the time and want to date one. :(
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    There's a family friend named Derek*. He's 30 and I've known him for 10+ years. However, I haven't seen him in almost a year. He moved to Georgia after a job transfer but he comes...
    Hfms99 Hfms99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    My Mae a great lover 30plus years older than me we made love for 22 years! My wife would go to work and I would go to Maes! Mornings,afternoons,evenings right into bed! One time...
    marshall24 marshall24 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    Okay. So, I need help finding an old movie, well, I assume it's old anyway. Maybe early 2000's or somewhere in the 90's. I saw it on YouTube awhile back so I'm guessing not a lot...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    i allways like older women never been with one but would like to try it some time
    gamerboy12 gamerboy12 13-15 1 Response Jan 7

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    I don't like talking to them if they're perverted. I am in a relationship that is complicated at the same time. I love talking to older men in their 50s. Pretend pregnancy is...
    WithinBeauty WithinBeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I've only been with a few older men but I know I love it. Guys my age are useless! I love experienced, strong, rough MEN (age 20-50), not boys. I love the "wrongness" of an older...
    HornyGurl99 HornyGurl99 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I am a 28 year old guy and love using my Webcam to let older women watch me take a shower. I love letting them tell me what to do over cam and to direct my showers. I think it's...
    slaveforwomen1x slaveforwomen1x 26-30, M Dec 28, 2014

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