Way back in the day when I was a teenager, roller skating was the major craze! We always used to go to the local roller rink and skate like crazy to the latest dance songs. This was at least 4 decades ago, and yes, I am dating myself here. One time I recall, we went to this one roller rink out of town and it was the dead of summer. Being it was almost 90 degrees outside, one would think the place would have great air conditioning like other places that time of year. Now keep in mind, back in those days, many houses and homes did not have your normal HVAC systems. Homes were mostly just window air conditioning units, because central air conditioning was too expensive at the time, unless you were rich, were well off or if you were a major corporation or building. This skating rink fell under a major building. But their air conditioning was not working! They had these tall floor fans I remember on this day. They were blowing all over the place with the music cranking loud over their sound system. The floor fans were not working very well with how large this place was and all the hot lights around the place. All I wanted was some high quality air conditioning! I remember me and my friends spent about 30 minutes in this place, and then we ended up leaving and going back to the normal rink in town. They at least had real air conditioning! I ended up getting sick for a week after this. That’s why I remembered it. Air conditioning is a must!

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