Nickelodeon Silver Ball Roller Skating (1980)

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    Jt62786 Posted 4 years 11 months ago
    This was out way b4 I was born. almost 30 years ago. :P
    angelcat1209 Posted 5 years 16 days ago
    Haha, back when they did had dial tone thing. :) I watched Nick in the 90's, cause that's when I was a kid, but my older brother saw all this lol.

    p.s. rustyshackleford01, you're right, the dial tone does make the bumper better. The dial tone just shows that it's pretty old xD
    MicroMan Posted 6 years 11 months ago
    the phone beeps are used for switching out to a tv program. they only did it on some commercials, but mostly on nickelodeon.
    diskoboy Posted 7 years 3 months ago
    Oh - and BTW... Old Nickheads like me will remember, The song playing in the BG had lyrics.

    This was also the music used when they wen't off the air.

    It's been 23 years, but I remeber the last line going something like:

    "Here's to you
    And the things that you do
    Nickelodeon!"
    rustyshackleford01 Posted 7 years 3 months ago
    in my opinion, the phone beep makes the bump even better
    diskoboy Posted 7 years 9 months ago
    Damn, I miss that logo.

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I vivdly remember this bump playing when Nick would begin broadcasting for the day. Then came Pinwheel for like 6 hours...

    *sigh*

    And that dial tone... Alot of stations had those dial tones, back then. Supposedly, it was a signal to cable companies to start local commercials.
    andrewrae Posted 7 years 11 months ago
    Ever since I was a young boy, I played the silver ball...

    Seems appropriate here, doesn't it?
    Krayzee Posted 8 years 1 month ago
    why were the phone beeps used?

    and i agree, the silver ball logo is better than the orange one. (current)
    ooliyo Posted 8 years 2 months ago
    I remember a phone beep in a BET bumper!
    shiroihikari Posted 8 years 3 months ago
    I think I like the "silver ball" logo better than the orange one. I've never really seen this before since I didn't have access to Nick until sometime around 1988.
    Pinwheel Posted 8 years 6 months ago
    This looks vaguely familiar. I probably saw it when I first started watching Nick back in 1981.
    kimsy520 Posted 8 years 6 months ago
    cool logo :)
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