I Like Old Fashioned Things

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    I like old fashioned things.

    .. i like old fashioned romance and love... stupid maybe but its what i love... frank santra on christmas... easter egg hunts.. just love kinda things ... life ... ce le vie
    Nichalas Nichalas
    26-30, M
    Jun 5, 2014

    Soap wrapped in white paper.

    Glass bottles. Analog clocks. Cursive. The last two are challenges for my seventh grade students. I always tell them that it is important to know how to read analog clocks (one with the batteries) because the electricity always go out at some point. And it should be embarrassing...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2015

    I have always been in love with the old days.

    I'm 21 now, have traveled the world and have been to many places, and still cannot get enough of old fashioned things. I feel sometimes like I was born in the wrong era. I've felt like that a long time. I am proud to be myself and be different in this world of Kylies and Kanyes...
    booklover94 booklover94
    18-21, F
    Feb 20

    Isn't it sweet to just send paper invitations

    and greeting cards than to email it or text? Who would forget about the Stationery? Instead of storing your pictures why don't you print it and make a photo album? How about Vinyl records?!
    ssangvellies ssangvellies
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22

    A Secret

    I think on EP I often come off as a hard core hillbilly witch but I have another life! At my core, I am an old fashioned thing. I like to be treated with respect as a woman, I like to stay home and make my home and my husband smile. I like to pull warm fresh laundry from the...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jun 14, 2012

    ~Dusting Powder~

    Confession: I use old ladies dusting powder after my bath. I love the fresh cool talcum powder that is so very softly scented and creates a puff of white magic when you open the lid. The clean aroma wafting around my fresh scrubbed nakedness makes me think of my Grandmother and...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 6, 2012

    Pearl necklaces, white gloves,

    patent leather shoes, lace, and huge hats that are only worn on First Sundays.
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    Dec 5, 2015

    I like older men , not in a sick way.

    . Their minds attract me and I like their appearance more
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2014

    Shoes, cars, neckties,

    cigarette lighters, pocket knives, hats(not ball caps), b/w photos, hard candies, aftershave, manners.
    grower629 grower629
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Oct 15, 2015

    I like anything with character ,

    I like to ***** back old antiques or paint them a colour :) I think if if old fashioned peices could talk they would have such interesting stories to tell :)) ☎
    birdblu birdblu
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Jan 6, 2014

    i want to go thrift shopping

    for a antique cuckoo~clock ,original cast irons & stained glass lamps even vintage perfume bottles....... classic postage stamps
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 6, 2015

    I always kept a diary,

    hard-covered with lined paper, golden spirals. It was an actual physical diary that I had to hide, but did not have to worry about thousands of people reading it or employers discovering it, unlike here and other forms of social media. I kept one because my old-fashioned parents...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    Dec 5, 2015

    definitly, i like old european clothes

    and jewellery like from middle ages with corsets and stuff, also the masks with feather and stuff which they show in parties from old times, they look hard to wear but soooooo beautiful sometimes in movies, i hope one day i can buy and wear them some where it looks like from...
    mariere16 mariere16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 24, 2015

    I so love old things,

    they have just so much history in them! When I was a teenager I used to go through my grandmother's things every time .The photos,her little boxes,the attic was my heaven . I also used to go through my mother's things,since the hippie period and all that flower power stuff,I...
    nousernams nousernams
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2014

    My father used to get up on early on Saturday

    mornings to shine his shoes for Sunday School and church services. To go into the House of the Lord with scuffed up shoes was a giant no-no! The amount the shoe cost did not matter, it was how well one took care of the shoe did. Seven years after his passing, when I see a man...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2015

    The honor of being Loved,

    being regarded Especially in another’s Heart-Mind, was, I remain quite stolidly convinced, the True and Mature Purpose of dressing in splendid, Especially "Comfortable" Attire to visit Old-Fashioned, Sweetly Elegant Formal Parlours, where the gentlemen bowed to the curtsying...
    MissPriscillaPrim MissPriscillaPrim
    61-65, T
    Oct 24, 2015

    i really want a wooden chest,

    dated and chipped away at
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 10

    I was looking at some pictures

    and saw my 1974 4 door chevy impala. They sure don't make cars like they did back in the day.
    eyeamalive eyeamalive
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2015

    Now the age of 29, I still love all of the old

    things that I did when I was only 9. The thing I loved when I was 9 were the things my grandfather & great grandfather shared with me from when they were my age.. I've always had an old soul at heart!
    LegStyles LegStyles
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    Very Much...

    I am fascinated by history and the way it relates to buildings, material things. These things left behind are echoes of what was, and simply by being near them, you can feel the impression of the past. I feel this way with many things, but one example that readily comes to mind...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2013

    Check out this fashion blog Pretty dope

    chanelconoco.tumblr.com also chanelsconoco.blogspot.com Instagram chanelconoco
    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12
    22-25, F
    Mar 22, 2015

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    fixed teeth in 3 days without cut; no bone grafting ; no waiting This technique is specially for senior citizens ; diabetic patients; and patients with weak jaws Now all patients can avoid unnecessary sinus lift surgeries or bone grafting surgeries Trisa dental solutions Www...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani
    31-35, M
    Jul 22, 2015

    There is nothing sexier

    than a man with manners. A man who opens doors, walks on the outside of the street while holding his lover's hand, walks up to the door and actually rings the doorbell instead of honking his horn. The phrases, "Excuse me, miss...", "May I...", "Yes, madam,", "No, madam," and...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 5, 2015

    I love old fashioned dresses

    and shoes and jewelry.Anything old fashioned I love.An I totally wish I was born in the 1920s.
    Shireene92 Shireene92
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 29, 2014

    Our Ancestors Wouldn't Recognize Most Of Us...

    While our world has a myriad of distractions and amenities, it's softened us up, and separated us from our neighbors. When life was a lot harder I think the "down time" and rewards were much greater in feeling. A long days work for 2 or 3 dollars but in silver, or gold. The...
    AuDigit AuDigit
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 27, 2011

    My heart sings and I feel hopeful

    for the future to see more young ladies developing a taste for what some call the "Lolita" look, what others call "a disturbing adherence to outdated standards men used to impose on women to demean and infantilize them..." but what I call traditional, tasteful elegance in a lady...
    MissPriscillaPrim MissPriscillaPrim
    61-65, T
    Dec 21, 2015

    I am drawn to all things vintage

    and shabby chic, I like to style my home that way and choose vintage styles from the forties and fifties for my wardrobe. I have a lot of reconditioned furniture because there's a charity that supports drug and alcohol addicted people get clean and get employed near us. they...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2015
    jacqueline212 jacqueline212
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

    I'm so old fashioned,

    I wear tights on a regular basis, as most men did back in the 1700's Now in the 2000's I see that old Fashion trend coming back in stylish new ways! legstyle.blogspot.com This could be the start of something BIG... Maybe guys will start remembering to hold the door open for...
    LegStyles LegStyles
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    I love old movies and vinyl ^_^ Waaay more

    unique then the other mediums.
    Siouze Siouze
    18-21, F
    Jun 2, 2015

    high waist jeans flowers

    and candy. the knock on the door with the following words "im here to take your daughter out"
    TakeMee19 TakeMee19
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2015

    "White Gloves and Party Manners" was the name

    of a well-respected book as well as a franchise of charm school programs for young ladies entering their teen years. Sunday afternoons we would assemble dressed in our best and, yes, with white gloves on, we were taught how to speak clearly and respectfully, how to behave as a...
    MissPriscillaPrim MissPriscillaPrim
    61-65, T
    Nov 17, 2015

    1. A man walking on the outside of the sidewalk

    instead of the inside; he is supposed to protect her, not the other way around. 2. Walking up to the door to ring the doorbell to actually meet your parents, not just honk the horn. 3. Opening and closing the car door. 4. Walking her back to the door, after the date, and making...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 24

    I have many family heirlooms.

    I can pick one up, close my eyes, and remember the specific person associated with it, like my Grandmother's multi-color Pyrex Mixing Bowls. These are priceless memories.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 30, 2015

    I Love When Stuff Was Made For Quality And You Kept It For Generations

    I love how the older things were kept and how well taken care of they were. When you pass something down from generation to generation it's sentimental it has meaning and most older things were not like today and merely decorative they had purpose and function things were not...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx
    22-25, F
    Jul 1, 2012

    when relationships werent look at

    as a restaurant menu... you dont need a side dish, an appetizer. .entrees...a drink before it all and a dessert after...just you. your man...and endless opportunities to make one another happy. .
    TakeMee19 TakeMee19
    22-25, F
    Dec 7, 2015

    Made With Pride In America.

    When I think of the many thing's that are concidered as old fashioned today the first thing that come's to mind is American Pride. People worked long and hard to make top of the line American product's. You could depend on them lasting longer and working well. Car's were made...
    Robert1256 Robert1256
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 25, 2012

    Handwritten love letters.

    ............................
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 19

    The Way It Was

    Remember the days when the first thing I would do each day was check the sports page to see how my favorite team did the day/night before.  Hurry and eat breakfast and go to my best friend's house so that we could play whiffle ball in his backyard.  Remember the...
    SaulofTarsus SaulofTarsus
    56-60, M
    6 Responses Apr 29, 2010

    All Classic

    I like antiques or anything that gives details of the past. Correlating history with the old roads and buildings. Things that has sentimental values and talks about events from the past. Myths and legends very fascinating.
    ladyryan ladyryan
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

    Stop Ruining It For The Rest Of Us

    I was walking into a mall, a baby in the stroller and my toddler walking with me.... I held the door open for a woman coming in behind me. No "Thank You" no nod nothing. You know we are supposedly in the age of political correctness, consideration etc... its shameful. 2 days...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    17 Responses Jun 5, 2012
    Mesmicdoll Mesmicdoll
    18-21, F
    Oct 17, 2015

    Type writer's, vinyl records,

    pen and paper... Only thing I am missing from this list is a typewriter. I'd love one so much.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2015

    Like photo albums When there was no caller I.

    D. Hoop skirts Milk delivery Bottled soda that you brought back to the supermarket. Public swimming pools. Anne of Greene gables/old yeller/12 angry men/ Hide n seek
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 26
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