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Minor League Ball discussion: Childhood memories

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For obvious reasons I have been feeling nostalgic lately. This gave me an idea for a community building exercise.

I promise this is not some sort of marketing gimmick or NSA spy program.

Please share your answers to the following questions:

Question A: In what state and decade did you spend the majority of your pre-teen years?
Question B: Did you grow up in an urban, suburban, small town, or rural area?
Question C: Thinking back to childhood, what is the first car brand that comes to mind?
Question D: Thinking back to childhood, what is the first gasoline brand that comes to mind?
Question E: Thinking back to childhood, what is the first wristwatch brand that comes to mind?
Question F: Thinking back to childhood, what is the first fast food brand that comes to mind?
Question G: Did you collect baseball cards? If so, what is the first card you remember owning?
Question H: At what age/year did you first attend a major league baseball game in person?

My answers are as follows:
Question A: Iowa, 1970s
Question B: Suburban Des Moines
Question C: Buick
Question D: Phillips 66
Question E: Timex
Question F: McDonalds
Question G: Yes. Pete Redfern, 1977 Topps.
Question H: 1976, age 8, Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals in KC.