OldSchoolCool

First dance (1988)

First dance (1988)

In this moment, young Billy decided he never wanted to grow another inch taller...

In that moment, he DID grow an inch taller.

http://giant.gfycat.com/UnlawfulAlienatedConch.gif

Really gotta hope that isn't his mom

A 20 year old Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest Human Being, standing with his Father, 1938

A 20 year old Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest Human Being, standing with his Father, 1938

'Where's Wadlow' would be the easiest game in the world.

9 feet on tinder

He was 8'11"

Don't respond if you aren't at least 8'3"

Jimi Hendrix, 1968

Jimi Hendrix, 1968

That's some serious side peen.

It's 3am and I'm double-tapping my phone to zoom in on Jimi Hendricks' dick bulge. Where did I go wrong?

Jimi Hendrix was black?!?

That is literally what I said out loud while scrolling through the front page. I've heard his music since I was little (dad is a fan) but I have never seen his photo. My SO is sitting next to me and is absolutely horrified that I didn't know. I have never seen such a look of disapproval

TIL. Jimi was black.

Where did I go wrong?

Using your phone instead of a TV. You wouldn't have to zoom in if you had a bigger screen.

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My grandfather at the 1955 motorcycle race at Dachstein, Austria

My grandfather at the 1955 motorcycle race at Dachstein, Austria

This looks like it is the 1955 equivalent of photoshopped. Like the developer did something to create extra smoke.

If you look in the bottom left corner you can see a lot of the same small segment repeated over and over.

I'm old enough that I started out shooting real film and I've spent a lot of time in the darkroom processing film and making prints from negatives. That repeated pattern is a pretty common old-school B&W printing techniq...

No, no it's totally not. That looks like the Photoshop clone tool, and overall the motorcycle looks like it's a separate photo/film/print from the mountains in the background.

(But it is a really, really cool image even if it's a composite.)

Why you lying?

My mother and grandmother 50 years ago. (India)

My mother and grandmother 50 years ago. (India)

Your grandmother looks worried about what intrigues your mother.

Perhaps it's OP's father.

Why would the grandmother be worried about the man she hand picked?

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Dad's girlfriend who became my second mother, turns out she was a catwalk model in the early 80's!

Dad's girlfriend who became my second mother, turns out she was a catwalk model in the early 80's!

I swear, this subreddit is now purely for people trying to show off their beautiful parents. I guess I'm okay with it.

There was a comment on a post regarding this topic a while ago. Something like:

/sub/oldschoolcool - "hey guys, here's a shot of my mom/dad, I would totally fuck her/him they're old school cool!"

Do a little turn on the catwalk? Yeah on the catwalk?

Aah, so the Trump family frequents this sub.

Roger Moore (RIP) (1970's)

Roger Moore (RIP) (1970's)

89 is a pretty good run

One of my favorite Bonds

The Man with the Golden Gun, 1975

Very sad seeing the people you grew up watching slowly pass away year after year.

106-year old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK-47, 1990.

106-year old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK-47, 1990.

"You're not leaving until you have a second bowl of grandma's soup."

She looks like the same drawn "old lady" character from Studio Ghibli movies

"Acknowledge the genocide and don't forget to take a sweater"

Looks like she could also cast some spells, just in case she missed

May 18th, 1980— this person casually jet skiing with St. Helens erupting behind them

May 18th, 1980— this person casually jet skiing with St. Helens erupting behind them

Water skiing.

Interesting shot. This looks like the first and by far the most major eruption. Took something close to 2,000 feet off the top of the mountain. These guys were probably in the "Red Zone", an area around the mountain that was closed to the public. Fortunately for them, the blast was on the North side of the mountain and this lake/reservoir is on the South side. This is a beautiful area, about a 45 minute drive from our home. The reservoirs are 45 minutes off I5, through Woodland Washington. You can drive the observation center in the heart of the blast area. It's an hour and a half East of I5 in the Castle Rock area. Over 60 people died in the first eruption. A terrible way to die, super heated gas and ash traveling at a very high speed, engulfing everything before it. The mud flos nearly wiped out 2 towns down river and disrupted river traffic on the Columbia for years. Oddly enough, the Portland /Vancouver area didn't experience an ash fall until the wind blew to the South (prevailing wind is to the East) a few weeks later during one of the innumerable ash releases. It became common place to see the mountain release ash for several years. In my area, it's easy to still find ash if you know what to look for. If skiing is your thing, the reservoirs offer great open areas that are rarely busy. The water is COLD though!

That's not a jet ski....

picture of someone's half naked grandma

A few thousand upvotes

a guy water skiing in front a volcano

A hundred upvotes

Carole's Slumber Party - Oct 14-15, 1977

Carole's Slumber Party - Oct 14-15, 1977

Oooo to be Carole's brother in 1977

My older sister fell in to the wrong crowd in high school and ended up hanging out with a bunch of girls who lived at the local "group home" for girls. Many nights I sat on the porch of their house while my sister hung out with them for hours, glancing through the window and trying to not look too creepy. Those girls were freaking badass.. all of them. The best was when she'd bring a friend from the group home over to hang out at our house.

But, yeah, Carole's brother probably needed a doctor's note for carpal tunnel and torn rotator cuff after that night.

Someone get the girl in the front some pepto bismol

One of those haircuts is extremely penisy.

They look like nice kids.

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