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When Cramming Was Cool

Time Life “The Good Old Days”

Mid-century festivities seemed to involve the tight mass gathering of young people.

This Renault is overflowing with ladies.

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But more popular than cramming cars was cramming booths. This telephone booth is purportedly crammed with 22 California college boys. The only cramming I did in college was for exams.

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Another tactic was to go in sideways. Good thing most folks weighed under 200 lbs then. I’d hate to be the fellow at the bottom or the one with a receiver stuck in my side.

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Today’s cramming is mostly limited to food. And boy, do we ace that!

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3 thoughts on “When Cramming Was Cool”

  1. I love this, it brings back a fond memory when my dad was still alive. In 2011 we found one of the last remaining phone booths while on a trip with some friends from out of state. I convinced the entire group to cram into the phone booth (only 1 person was under 6 feet tall in the booth), then took the picture. To this day it remains one of my favorite photos.

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