30 Years Ago Today....

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  1. FLYBOYJ

    FLYBOYJ "THE GREAT GAZOO"
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    The King is gone!

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    Long live the King!!
     
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    The day he died I was building a line-control (couldn't afford RC) PT-22 in the carport workspace at the apartments my parents and I lived in LA. It was raining, rare for LA. I thought it was a joke when I heard the news on the radio.
     
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    PT-22 trainer? hehehehehe. I remember those!
     
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    Long live the King!
     
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    Actually I built mine from scratch. Every time i saw the ting it reminded me of Elvis!
     
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    I was on Holiday in Spain with a group of friends. I remember it because the girl I was knobbing at the time got really depressed at the news, so I dumped her and got stuck into a fat old lump from Scotland.
     
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    Hopefully she wasn't as fat as Elvis when he died! :evil4:
     
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    I was working for a VW dealer when they broke the news. It tore a lot
    of the girls (in the office) up. Long live the King !!

    Charles
     
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    She was big lump Joe but it was ok I just gave her a slap and surfed in on the ripples.
     
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    Long live the "young" Elvis :!:

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    OH GOOD GOD!!

    She was big lump Joe but it was ok I just gave her a slap and surfed in on the ripples.

    At least you didn't have to roll her in flour and aim for the wetspot. God bless her!
     
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    Naw, she kept him happy by letting him try a new wrinkle every night!

    Long live the King! "That's Alright Mama" one of his best and greatest.
     
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    Well I was only in my early 20's and it was a dreaded 18-30's holiday. At least I never did the tooth brush picture trick which was rife in those days.

    have to say Elvis was never one of my favs
     
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    OK..I am flinching when I ask this, but, I'll bite. What is the tooth brush picture trick..?
     
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    Could be wrong... but take a photograph of dipping someones toothbrush in a toilet bowl...and posting the photo to the unsuspecting individual (who would still be using the toothbrush) at a later date...(?)
     
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    Long live the king of kings!
     
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    I heard the news 30 years ago, and I was overcome with meh...
     
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    It happened a few days before the "king" died.... but I remember this event quite well!
     

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