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Posted - 21 Dec 2020 :  20:11:11  Show Profile  Visit cpthero2's Homepage Send cpthero2 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Seeker LWhitehead1,

Well, I was (7) myself, but maybe it will be good enough.

It was pretty damn cool. I lived in a nice suburb, right across from a waterpark. Lots of friends. We'd play Transformers, Gobots, D&D, Atari (eventually Nintendo a few years later), and a lot of outdoor fun at local parks, etc. Society appeared to be a lot a more chill. I think it was, but there were likely places I didn't live and grow up in that were pretty different than my experience back in 1983. In the vein of you having mentioned Stranger Things, those neighborhoods were a lot like what I grew up in.

You'd get on your bike and often be gone for most of the day. My mother would have me pack a lunch, and that was that. We'd climb mountains and hills around us, and play D&D on the side of the mountain at cool spots. Go and stay over at friends houses and play games until late into the night. "New" movies like Tron came out and were awesome. Return of the Jedu just came out and all of the kids were dying to get their hands on the action figures and other related toys. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was coming out the next year and people were waiting for it with great anticipation.

Stranger Things really did a good job with portraying a kids life back then, in that kind of environment, mind you.

My experience was great. Being a kid in 1983 was pretty amazing.

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