Perhaps this will bore the younger ones to death but let's see.
As one of the "younger" oldtimers around here I have seen some really major changes in my life and I'm wonder about some of the rest of you old farts out there.
My dad's car had a crank on the front in case the electric starter didn't work.
A refrigerator was a Frigidaire but before that the iceman delivered ice for the icebox.
Outhouses were the norm.
Party line phones with cranks on em.