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superspathi 25 points ago +25 / -0

First kid to break a bone loses.

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JC77 [S] 18 points ago +18 / -0

πŸ˜†

Back in the days when you'd come home after getting shot and your Momma would say:

"Get in the john and wash it off - it's only a 22, for Christ's sake."

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superspathi 37 points ago +37 / -0

I was like 4, playing with some industrial scrap and dropped a big pipe on my hand and split open a finger tip. Still got a scar on that finger 50 years later. I went crying to grandpa and he got fucking enraged and nearly kicked my ass for being a sniveling little pussy.

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JC77 [S] 22 points ago +22 / -0

Sorry for laughing but --

lol.

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BadMamaJama 1 point ago +1 / -0

No blood, no foul.

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WeAreTheWorld 7 points ago +7 / -0

That is an EXTREMELY dangerous situation! Not a one of them is wearing a mask!!!

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GAWker 2 points ago +2 / -0

Fucking LOL!!!!!!!

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cyberrigger 1 point ago +1 / -0

break a bone

They are all wearing their magic hats.

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CalantheValentine 18 points ago +18 / -0

As a mom it makes me shudder looking at that. But I do appreciate how tough we used to be. I am also sad at who we have become.

The tee vee was the beginning of our ruination. Along with the film industry showing propaganda reels prior to the movie being watched.

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Island_Photo 13 points ago +13 / -0

when the kids were kids and fear was to be confronted.

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M-I-vet 1 point ago +1 / -0

We climbed on trees in a similar way when I was a kid... looking back, I am kind of amazed I didn't kill myself with all the stupid shit we did ... it was GREAT.

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DIAFhillary 10 points ago +10 / -0

Doesn't look like any of them had a fear of heights.

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JC77 [S] 20 points ago +20 / -0

Most of them ended up working construction on the Empire State Building.

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cyberrigger 8 points ago +8 / -0

Vertical ladders 16 rungs ---- 16'

If you hang down 5' that's an 11' drop.

I like the 8' high swings.

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MAGA_mandalorian 3 points ago +3 / -0

Yeaaaaahhh I'm not a heights guy... It's not the elevation that bothers me always, it's the sudden stop at the bottom that gets me....

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cyberrigger 0 points ago +0 / -0

I want to know how they got up into those swings.

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MAGA_mandalorian 1 point ago +1 / -0

Same!! Like did they just pull a world war z and start climbing on top of each other to make a kiddie tower? Or did they just throw each other up there for fun? My guess is they climbed on the top bar, then shimmied down the swing chain into the seat. Sounds like a lot of work to swing 🀣🀣🀣

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cyberrigger 1 point ago +1 / -0

Must be for safety.

The old swings had wooden boards for the seat.

They put them up high enough so passerbys wouldn't get hit in the head.

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MAGA_mandalorian 1 point ago +1 / -0

Fair enough. Still quite a ways up kek

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Mr_A 9 points ago +9 / -0

Lots of places now have no teeter-totters or merry-go-rounds, replaced by things that are impossible to fall from. Also slides are shorter. Good pic!

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ReturnToTheHolyOne 11 points ago +11 / -0

My cousin has a homemade playhouse. It's an awful fire hazard. Looks like a bunch of fun.

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INK10 8 points ago +8 / -0

There's a park near where I live that has absolutely nothing fun. No monkey bars, merry go round or big slide. It has some padding like thing on the ground in case anyone falls from two feet. Boring as hell.

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cajun_robear 8 points ago +8 / -0

All I see are healthy BOYS being BOYS who would be capable of beating the crap out of any kid today who called him a girl.

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penisse 7 points ago +7 / -0

That’s a cool way to strenghten them abs and arms.

No, kiddies just enlarge their stomaches.

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NanaQ45 7 points ago +7 / -0

Yeah, Americans weren't pu**ies back then. God save us.

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Brew_Dude 2 points ago +2 / -0

Bring back bullies.

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NanaQ45 2 points ago +2 / -0

Right?! At least you learned who to trust and who not to. Jeez. These young people are mentally handicapped from the Nanny State!

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PitBoss711 6 points ago +6 / -0

If nothing else, I am so thankful to have lived back then when life was simple.

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Macca_chook 6 points ago +6 / -0

Epic. Not sure of the height comparison but remember flipping off high bars like that in primary school

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aslan_is_0n_the_m0ve 6 points ago +6 / -0

Momma said, "if you break your leg don't come running to me."

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LilyBee24 4 points ago +4 / -0

I just showed this to my 5 year old daycare kid.... I said, "Remember how I'm always telling you kids today are little wimps compared to the olden days," he said "yeah.....". His eyes & mouth opened wide for a good minute lol.

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JC77 [S] 2 points ago +2 / -0

Haha.

Awesome. πŸ˜†πŸ‘

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NotATeamPlayer 4 points ago +4 / -0

Ahhh, the Natural Selection Obstacle Course. Only one thing would make it better, and that would be if they had gravel underneath. These are probably the kids that saved the world in WW1 and possibly WW2.

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smartbaum 2 points ago +2 / -0

TEACHERS - sign up for something like this and help save the kids from physical snowflakiness

https://www.movnat.com/event/2022-educator-certification-usa

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Hodar 2 points ago +2 / -0

This is why they were the Greatest Generation.

Darwinism works

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numina22 2 points ago +2 / -0

How did they get into those swings??

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JC77 [S] 1 point ago +1 / -0

I'm thinking they were sitting on the shoulders of the guy on the bike and then stood up.

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ITOLDYOUSO 2 points ago +2 / -0

I remember jumping out of the hay loft as a kid. We would run around and climb up the ladder and do it again and again

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LoneWulf 2 points ago +2 / -0

No wonder people live longer today.

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JC77 [S] 1 point ago +1 / -0

hahahaha

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valley-lily 2 points ago +2 / -0

Now they have restrictions on children's playground equipment to be a certain height, and the ground below has to be "soft" landing material like sand, pea gravel pebbles, soft wood chips, recycled rubber bits, etc. They also can't use metal for most of the construction because it gets too hot in the sun and summer.

Dang, I'm not that old but I remember playing on our school's old playground equipment, and being careful not to burn my legs going down an old metal slide, and to be careful not to jump off the big elevated concrete platform. We used to have a tire swing but the school took it away because we would spin ourselves too fast on it. Every kid was ticked off it was gone.

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Ogden1Frost 1 point ago +1 / -0

Where are the fat kids?

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numina18 1 point ago +1 / -0

B-b-but, so UNSAFE!!