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Old School Jokes
Top 10 Reasons You know you are Old School:
- You once could do more than 15 360's in a row.
- You know why Inouye carved grooves in his wheels.
- You actually skated more than one concrete park.
- You thought Gyro's were the best.
- bearings by listening to someone skate.
- You had to explain to non-skaters why your board had "AWA" written on it.
- You knew the Guiness Book of World Records barrel jump record holder, and skated his ramp.
- You once thought Sims Pure Juice Wheels RULED
- You once had an all-fibreglass board.
- You could tell the difference between AZF's and neoprene
More about "old school"A school (from Greek σχολή (scholē), originally meaning "leisure", and also "that in which leisure is employed", "school"), is an institution designed to allow and encourage students (or "pupils") to learn, under the supervision of teachers. Most countries have systems of formal education, which is commonly compulsory. In these systems, students progress through a series of schools. The names for these schools vary by country (discussed in the Regional section below), but generally include primary school for young children and secondary school for teenagers who have completed primary education. In addition to these core schools, students in a given country may also have access to and attend schools both before and after primary and secondary education. Kindergarten or pre-school provide some schooling to very young children (typically ages 3-5). University, vocational school, college or seminary may be available after (or in lieu of) secondary school. A school may also be dedicated to one particular field, such as a school of economics or a school of dance. Alternative schools may provide nontraditional curriculum and methods.
More reasons You know you are Old School
- You had two sizes of coping: large and small broomstick handles.
- You thought Z-Flex had a cool logo.
- You actually skated the Pepsi plexiglass half pipe.
- You broke a set of die-cast trucks.
- You knew not to buy a green Norcon helmet because it was hot.
- "Green CX-66's" meant something to you.
- You know that a Jim Muir Dogtown board was the narrowest board they made.
- You know what "Rad-pads" are.
- You actually took Bennet trucks up on their "unbreakable baseplates" promise - numerous times.
- You remember when boards were skinny *before* they were fat.
- You often wonder "what ever became of the giant pipes in Arizona?".
- You know what Gull Wings are.
- You know how big UFO downhill wheels were.
- You thought Tunnel Rocks were fast.
- You had a set of Road Rider 4's.
- You remember that it was a picture of Tony Alva getting backside air in a kidney pool that was the first shot of a pig in a magazine (and it was complete with a Darth Vader Star Wars bubble gum sticker).
- You thought the Krypto ad with the Cylon Raider toy was cool.
- You walk in a bowling pro shop, only to have the scent of
- you skated to tapes of Ted Nugent or Van Halen played at 45 RPM.
- You thought a "real fast" vert ramp had patches made out of panelling that you actually RODE OVER.
- "Pizza grip" is responsible for a random act of scarification on one of your legs.
- Urethane technology was such that you once melted the core on a set of wheels.
- You had a set of Tracker Full Tracks.
- You think Tony Alva could still maybe shred Hawk.
- urethane remind you of actual skateboard-only shops.
- You know the story about how fat boards happened.
- You know you're REAAAAALLY old school when you remember frontside/backside meant the opposite of what it does today.
- You once saw a movie called "Skateout".
- These names meant something: Upland; Highroller.
- Hardcore hadn't happen yet and you didn't like punk, so
- You actually took Kryptonics up on their "unbreakable fibre/ foam core/ski construction" board promise.
- "Dogtown" was the Holy Land of all things Pool-like.