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Cant Remember What This Was

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Posted by on August 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

40 responses to “Cant Remember What This Was

  1. Monica

    August 24, 2014 at 11:29 pm

    Great shot!

     
    • The Emu

      September 2, 2014 at 8:56 am

      Thank you Monica, I recall the old speakers from the Drive in picture theatres.
      Sadly all gone these days with the advent of technology.
      Regards
      Emu

       
      • Monica

        September 2, 2014 at 9:37 pm

        It’s strange, but somehow our instant connectedness seems to disconnect us. No time to interact, too busy clicking and sending. Are we just old fogeys, Ian?

         
        • The Emu

          September 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

          You hit the nail on the head Monica, maybe we are old fogeys just trying to keep up with the pace of the internet.
          Seems to be just a quick read, fast comment and a click of Like, all so that we can maintain an internet friendship.
          Damn hard for me because I am a one fingered typist.
          Anyway, at the end of the day, I know I have Monica out there in the internet waves as a friend.
          Cheers
          Emu

           
  2. cat

    August 20, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    August 20 2014 now … where da heck are you, Ian??? missing you much … Love, cat.

     
    • The Emu

      August 21, 2014 at 11:04 am

      Still around Roma girl, busy lately travelling, hope you like my last post on Aussie Ian.
      Keep smiling
      Emu aka Ian

       
  3. michiko

    August 14, 2014 at 7:36 am

    I had writting to you it was yesterday… something wrong in my time?

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 9:52 am

      Good evening my dear friend Michiko.
      Thank you for visiting me, I hope you are well.
      The weather is cold here in Mildura, soon it will be Summer and bushfire season again.
      Nothing wrong with your time Michiko, just the cold weather hehe.
      Senjding you a warm hug.
      Emu aka Ian

       
  4. natswans

    August 13, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    Ha love those Ah that’s what it is , did look like speakers. Anymore old photo’s .
    Are you still in Winter or coming up to Spring?
    Best Wishes Emu 🙂

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 9:55 am

      Good evening Sheila and thanks for visiting.
      Glad you liked my old drive in speakers, long gone now, think they might be collectors items these days.
      Bordering on Spring here but still around the 0 degrees at night, we dont really go into Spring, we seem to go straight into Summer and bushfire season. Hoping you are well my friend.
      Kinest regards.
      Emu aka Ian

       
  5. chicasl10

    August 13, 2014 at 11:09 am

    When i was young haha

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 9:57 am

      Glad my old Drive in speakers bought back memories for you my friend.
      I think they would be collectors items these days.
      Hoping you are well and wishing you much happiness.
      Kindest regards
      Emu aka Ian

       
  6. michiko

    August 13, 2014 at 10:43 am

    Only I know seen the Michel Flatley dance live on the TV He has so much energy his dancers in their body in the way I was very lucky with pictues at the show and many thing I enjoy my self!
    I just don’t thinking of the all drive going to some where????
    Have a good time!

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 10:12 am

      Hi Michiko, lovely to know you like Michael Flatley also.
      I love his shows, the Irish dancers are really fantastic and the pace of their dances are great.
      Especially River Dance.
      Hope you are keeping warm, maybe too cold for you to be playing golf these days.
      Wishing you well my friend.
      Kinest regards
      Emu aka Ian

       
  7. Sue Dreamwalker

    August 12, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    I don’t thing we ever had drive in movies in the UK.. At least now where near where I lived.. Interesting old find lol 🙂 xxx Wishing you a great August Emu xox

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 10:15 am

      Hi Sue, I cant believe that the UK didnt have drive in movies.
      I thought that all countries would have had them, cold rainy nights and steamy windscreens.
      Car wipers going non stop, never got to see the movie hehe.
      Kindest regards
      Emu aka Ian

       
      • Sue Dreamwalker

        August 15, 2014 at 11:04 am

        LOL. Why am I not surprised.. 🙂 😉 hehe

         
        • The Emu

          August 15, 2014 at 12:02 pm

          Life was free and easy back in those days Sue, every day was an adventure, new emotions, new feelings.
          Life was an enjoyable experience, no pain, no hurt, smiles on the faces around you, warm comforting cuddles.
          Sadly we all have to grow up, I prefer to be a Peter Pan and never grow up.
          Cheers
          Emu

           
  8. auntyuta

    August 8, 2014 at 1:45 am

    During the 1960s we saw with our children two movies in a drive-in in Sydney: To Sir with Love and Guess who’s coming to Dinner?
    I think our children still remember these movies.

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 10:18 am

      Two great movies Uta, sadly the Drive ins are long gone now.
      Occasionally I see an old deserted site with the speakers still standing.
      Great if your children can remember the drive in theatre where they saw those movies.
      Piece of history now gone.
      Kinest regards
      Emu aka Ian

       
  9. giselzitrone

    August 4, 2014 at 9:20 am

    Gruß und eine gute Woche.Gislinde

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 10:34 am

      Good evening Gislinde, thank you for the visit.
      Hope you are well Dear friend, Friday evening here and a cold Winters night.
      Wishing you a beautiful weekend Gislinde.
      Kinest regards
      Emu aka Ian

       
  10. suzjones

    August 4, 2014 at 12:35 am

    Wow. Now there were some memories.

     
    • The Emu

      August 15, 2014 at 10:22 am

      Hi Sue, glad you enjoyed that old pic from the bygone days of Drive in Movies.
      Rain pouring down, hot steamy inside with wipers going non stop, missing most of the movie.
      But it was fun anyway.
      Regards
      Emu aka Ian

       
      • suzjones

        August 17, 2014 at 9:51 pm

        Ha ha. I think I’ve been to a few of those movies where I missed most of it as well. I remember going to an all-night marathon Star Wars one as well. Watched the first, slept with my head on the steering wheel through the second and watch the third. lol

         
        • The Emu

          August 19, 2014 at 10:12 am

          Hi Sue, dont recall doing an all night marathon like you, you really must have been a Star Wars fan.
          I remember rubbing a potatoe on the windscreen to keep the rain off, apparently we were supposed to see the screen clearer.
          Cant remember it ever working.
          Cheers
          Emu aka Ian

           
  11. Colline

    August 3, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    The sight of this brings back wonderful childhood memories of times spent at the drive-in 🙂

     
    • The Emu

      August 3, 2014 at 10:54 pm

      Hi Colline, there long gone now, but you occasionally still see the sites of the old drive ins.

       
  12. gpcox

    August 3, 2014 at 11:05 am

    They sure are the speakers from an old drive-in theatre – no doubts about it! Where the heck did you find these, Ian?

     
    • The Emu

      August 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm

      Old picture mate, but it bought back memories of lots of fun in the back seat of the old car.
      Cant remember the movie, haha

       
      • gpcox

        August 3, 2014 at 6:57 pm

        You slick devil you! Oh, those were the days… 🙄

         
        • The Emu

          August 3, 2014 at 10:53 pm

          It brings back a lot of early young lover day memories,
          Fonzie days.

           
  13. cat

    August 3, 2014 at 7:23 am

    Looks to me like gasoline siphoning thingy device … 🙂

     
    • The Emu

      August 3, 2014 at 9:59 am

      Old fashioned speakers we used to hook onto the car window at the old drive in movies Cat.
      Gee you must be a young girl, didnt you ever go to the drive in movies , hook up the speakers and turn the volume down low, and make mad passionate love in the back seat, while the film stars of the time were making love on screen ???
      Emu

       
      • cat

        August 3, 2014 at 1:12 pm

        … ya, am a young 58 years old … have never been to a drive in … but I now how to siphon gasoline … smiles … I also know about making mad passionate love … anywhere … smiles

         
        • The Emu

          August 3, 2014 at 10:56 pm

          Sounds like you still have a lot of life in you Roma girl.
          Bet you were a terror back in your twentys.I was more of a Fonzie,

           
          • Mélanie

            August 4, 2014 at 3:36 pm

            I’m a Fonzie fan… 🙂

             
          • The Emu

            August 15, 2014 at 10:19 am

            Think I might have been a Fonzie type guy back in my younger days.
            Love the show Happy Days, life was so easy and happy then.
            Regards
            Emu aka Ian

             
  14. prenin

    August 3, 2014 at 6:48 am

    EASY!!! 🙂

    It’s two speakers at a drive-in movie theatre. You hooked one of them to your car so you could hear what was going on!!! 🙂

    God Bless!

    Prenin.

     
    • The Emu

      August 3, 2014 at 10:00 am

      Spot on Prenin, making love in the back seat with the speakers turned off, great times.
      Had to remember to take the speakers out after the movie finished.
      Emu

       

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