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NumberTheory Baltimore right?
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bpatter789 DC, from 1950 whenI was 12....in Conn. before that
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NumberTheory I can't imagine what life was like in the 50's or 60's
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NumberTheory Where cities as big as they were today?
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NumberTheory With Suburbs?
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bpatter789 Suburbs just really started during and after WW2
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bpatter789 mostly after
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NumberTheory Okay so they had just began about a decade or so
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NumberTheory Interesting
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bpatter789 Returning veterans got the GI Bill, went to college, started families, got government financed homes
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NumberTheory So life was easier huh?
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bpatter789 I don't know about easier
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bpatter789 I had no trouble supporting a family from age 18
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NumberTheory What do you miss most about those times?
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bpatter789 LOL....nothing
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NumberTheory I can't even imagine having to support a family at that age
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bpatter789 Everything is better today
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NumberTheory These days you have to be build a career before
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NumberTheory You can't just support a family with a regular job.
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NumberTheory You have to be making at-least 50 K if not 60 K
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bpatter789 depends on the job.....plenty of mechanics have decent homes and support families
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NumberTheory it's amazing
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NumberTheory Well my mechanic friend gets paid around 50 K
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NumberTheory He works for UPS
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bpatter789 I earned $1.28 per hour on my first job
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NumberTheory they pay very well
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bpatter789 I started out at $60/week......got up to $80 after 2 years.....that was OK
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NumberTheory That's crazy
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bpatter789 Then I got another job at $117 / week. Enough to buy this house
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NumberTheory How much did houses cost?
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bpatter789 This one cost $18,500 in 1961
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bpatter789 3 bedroom colonial
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bpatter789 $300,000 today
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bpatter789 housing is expensive in DC area
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NumberTheory Doesn't seem to be better anywhere else
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bpatter789 Lots of places this house would cost $200 K
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bpatter789 Florida
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bpatter789 Hi John
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bpatter789 I need to leave for a bit....bbl
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nichols_ml sleep tight
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tttll1 Gm. All
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locksley69 Hiya nichols
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bpatter789 now 3:51 am EST
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bpatter789 Hello Alex
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alexgabe9999 Patter gday..πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‘ŒπŸ˜Š
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bpatter789 Alex....it's been a long time....staying cool?
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bpatter789 Hello Rapid
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bpatter789 now 4:34 am EST
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bpatter789 Now 5:15 am EST
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