* pharmacies used typewriters.
* birth control was expensive at $21.99 per pack.
* albuterol inhalers were $12.99.
* compounding was the only way to make medications.
* everything was cash and carry.
* you were young and happy before retail destroyed all sense of self and worth.
* motrin was the latest and greatest prescription pain reliever.
* brown industrial paper towels were absorbent.....never...
* boards required you to pass a compounding practicum.
* lawsuits were few and far between.
* 100 prescriptions per day was a huge volume.
* we had tech help instead of running the sh*t with 1 RPH and 1 tech for a 500 rx per day store.
* pharmacists were sane.
* the law did not allow us to discuss medications with patients.
* you went to school for pharmacy and didn't end up the "head cashier."
* you went to school for pharmacy because you wanted to help people and ended up being the janitorial/maintenance person cuz you work overnights and apparently have to babysit the day staff who leave food, beverage containers, coffee stains, and paper garbage ALL over the pharmacy but don't clean up after themselves....pigs!
* hand sanitizers weren't sitting out on EVERY available surface of the counter.
* patients were nice.
* welfare had yet to create an elite class of babymakers with no responsibility whatsoever and no respect for others.
* that one douche bag pharmacist was diluting chemotherapy and made us all look bad along with drastically shortening the lives of cancer patients who could have survived.
* nobody had a cell phone in the pharmacy.
* life was SWEET without a double or single drive-thru window. You want fries with that?
* medical office staff weren't total b*tches when you called for an rx clarification (and some docs, nurses, and pa's for that matter.....you know who you are).
* pain management wasn't a lucrative alternative to street dealing.
* there weren't 4 oxycodone related overdose deaths per day in the state of Florida.
* Christmas songs didn't make the muzak worse until after Thanksgiving.
* a pharmacist actually got to sit down uninterrupted for 30 minutes to eat their dinner before it got cold and de-stress before they b*tch slap somebody.
* Marinol was a CII.
* Primatene inhalers were $8.99.
* people were embarrassed to pick up Viagra.
* The minimum dispensing cost was $6.99.
* McDruggie's carried penis vacuum pumps.
* we didn't have touch tone refills and had to talk to EVERY patient for refills.
* people actually went to a primary care physician instead of using the ER as their dial-a-doc.
* junkies were few and far between.