Some signs that the American Dream id dying

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  1. G0GQK

    G0GQK Ham Member QRZ Page

    Your Dodge Durango SUV is now your master bedroom

    A tip for the security guard means a quicker exit from the airport

    Mickey Bloomburg is sworn in as mayor of Disneyland

    The dollar is being replaced with the IOU

    A new campsite opening in Central Park for office workers

    Learn mandarin and get better service in a Chinese restaurant

    Salad submarines are now called lettuce and tuna kayaks

    The pepper pot for your meal is in your face

    A food stamp distribution center has opened on Rodeo Drive

    Police sports & baseball clubs now practice with real heads

    Product guarentees from Walmart are in Chinese and the refund office is in Beijing

    Big shipments of part used tires, some with treads, from China

    Life sentences for stealing used cooking oil from McDonalds

    Cuba is exporting used De Soto and Buick autos to the US
  2. W4HAY

    W4HAY Ham Member QRZ Page

    ...and Jay Leno is buying them...
  3. WA6TKD

    WA6TKD Ham Member QRZ Page

    What's a "Dream id" ?
  4. WF7A

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    It's when you dream who you'd like to be...that, or since the letter 's' is next to 'd' on a keyboard, me-thinks it's a typo.

    Seriously, the American dream isn't dead--anybody who has a good or novel idea can make money. Great example: the guy who "invented" the Pet Rock back in the 1970s--he made millions off of people buying rocks. (If that isn't truly American I don't know what is.) In fact, it's now being offered in a USB version:
  5. WB2WIK

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    Someone told me dog bites man isn't news, but man bites dog is. So, I bit my dog and I'm still not famous.:(

    Can't get a break.
  6. KC7YRA

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    The pepper pot for your meal is in your face

    Police sports & baseball clubs now practice with real heads

    Perhaps it is a cultural thing, but I don't get these ;)

  7. WF7A

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  8. 2E0WHN

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    id. Human psyche.

    noun Psychoanalysis .
    the part of the psyche, residing in the unconscious, that is the source of instinctive impulses that seek satisfaction in accordance with the pleasure principle and are modified by the ego and the superego before they are given overt expression.

    Basically the OP is about what makes you... Well, you or the view of your place in the eyes of others.
  9. WF7A

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    I sit corrected. Thanks!
  10. WN6U

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    I hope Fido doesn't get sick from the bite. :confused:
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