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I Like Old Fashioned Things

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    Love Vintage Dresses - so feminine, so classy, so sweet.. Absolutely love wearing them !!and the dresses and makeup of hollywood girls in the 50s...Gorgeous. I'm not saying...
    Gurlwithgun Gurlwithgun 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    Old Timey Things - I have always felt I was born in the wrong decade, sometimes century.  While I am no Luddite, I try to do things the way they used to be...
    EbolaGuy EbolaGuy 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2009

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    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...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 25, 2012

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    Maybe I'm Just Living In the Past ... - ... but older things really grab my attention. They can even set my heart to race some with a feeling of familiarity. Don't know why. Don't...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2008

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    Is It Just Me... - ... or are things made today so they are easy to dispose. Take the items on my coffee table in front of me for example. There is a plastic lighter, that can't be...
    Kletti Kletti 70+ 4 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    Older Methods Are Sometimes Better... - I'm a fan of what works, my late grandmother was too, though I'm more of a nostalgic that she was, I always remembered, she'd look forward...
    LEBsCreations LEBsCreations 22-25, M Oct 29, 2012

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    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...
    AuDigit AuDigit 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2011

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    Respect - I had older parents, whose ways were different than everyone else's. As a child, it was hard to be different. While everyone else called their parents' friends by their...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19, 2012

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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 18 Responses Jun 5, 2012

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    More Character - I think older things have more character and soul about them. When I was little my Mum used to buy new things all the time but I always wanted to hang on to the...
    liquidamber liquidamber 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Serious! - I am a serious History Buff. Sometimes I wish I was born in the 20s just to see how life was back then. I love to collect very old books and things like that. Nothing...
    NoPointinLying NoPointinLying 22-25, F Aug 5, 2012

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    Built To Last - I love old furniture everything seemed to be built better and last much longer I also think that old furniture is much more stylish than today's products. I suppose...
    gelroller gelroller 46-50, M Jul 17, 2012

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    10 Old Things That Matter To Me - I had a love of vintage and antiques since I was a teenager. Now I'm in my 40's and the love is diminished but not forgotten. Here are my favorite...
    rickleester rickleester 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    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...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    I love old things. There’s something about the design of clothes, books and homewares, even posters and buildings, before 1970 that are (mostly) elegant and beautiful.
    Orchid284 Orchid284 26-30, F Mar 21

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    Not Everything.. - but some things are really nice old fashioned... like old books or I dunno.. some things are just nice.. but some things are definetly a much better as they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 15, 2007

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    im a very old fashioned person in many ways. I should have been born many years ago
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Old Fart, Young Packaging. - I've always had a bit of a passion for and fascination with the old fashioned. I think it started when I was a little kid going through my grandmother...
    MasteroftheDistantPrison MasteroftheDistantPrison 22-25, M Aug 27, 2012

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    Old And New - I like old things but I like new things too. And I real love more then anything when old things look new. Like take my typewriter. When I fist got it I was liking it...
    RandomFriendGuy RandomFriendGuy 18-21, M Dec 30, 2012

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    An Old Fashioned Girl - I find old fashioned 'things' to have so much more quality and beauty about them. More time went into them, more thought, more substance, more soul and...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2011

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    Do I Ever! - i am truly an old-fashioned girl at heart. cars, clothes, hairstyles, movies, appliances, you name it...anything from back in the day (especially the 1940s) equals...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2008

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    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...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 5 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    Just An Old Fashioned Girl - I'm forward thinking when it comes to certain things like sex and politics, but I'm more old fashioned when it comes to my hobbies and the things I...
    Amandalovesit Amandalovesit 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    I value old ways... this country would be 10x better if we stuck with the constitution. . That is all
    xfl41 xfl41 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Like The Older Stuff - i am a fan of anything before my time basically to understand how it all works in a mechanical way i like old radios and clocks especially old cars and...
    jlogan14 jlogan14 16-17, M Jun 11, 2012

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    I seriously do..sometimes I think I was born in the wrong era... I live in a prominently European community (Polish, Russians etc..) And I only point them out cos I really dont see...
    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    When I Was Hunting - I was hunting one time and found a bunch of really old cars I looked in one and found a playtape player.
    bbman2011 bbman2011 18-21, M Dec 28, 2011

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    My Plan - Most kids sold lemonade... I sold auntiques. I'm only 13 and I have $3465 worth of stuff in my basement. 3 Edison phonographs 2 1920s phones a couple of 1850-1820 books...
    Alexhippie Alexhippie 13-15, M Aug 20, 2012

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    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...
    birdblu birdblu 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 6

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    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...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx 22-25, F Jul 1, 2012

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    I wish I was born in the 70s
    maina117 maina117 26-30 3 Responses Feb 15

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    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...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Have you ever taken notice as to how old-fashioned items have so much more soul than their modern-day brethren? They have more weight & substance to them... and not just in terms...
    SoulJourner SoulJourner 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 9

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    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...
    SaulofTarsus SaulofTarsus 56-60, M 6 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    Vintage Items - They are sure from another era when character and charm counted.The older they are the better they look. No wonder they are of value.
    DilXXX1982 DilXXX1982 31-35, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Gateway Into Another Time - I love anything old. Doesn't really matter how old. I love Victorian anything. I would love to have lived in the Roaring 20's. I am endlessly...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    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...
    nousernams nousernams 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    My Favorite Old Fashioned Things - 1. Manners and etiquette. Politeness and proper behavior just makes everyday like nicer. 2. Chivalry. I'm a lady and I enjoy being treated like...
    MrsAshleyR MrsAshleyR 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Do I - People didn't waste and were grateful for what they had.... didn't take for granted the simple things.  Does anyone know what I mean?   
    fynn fynn 31-35, F Dec 20, 2008

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    Weekly Reader - If you grew up in the 50's-60's like I did, perchance at your school you may have gotten the "Weekly Reader". I rememeber that it was one of the best things about...
    paddytram paddytram 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 18, 2010

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    My List - Perhaps it is nostalgia or a longing for a link to our past. Maybe it's admiration of a craft, skill, fashion, or mindset that triggers it in us. We no longer want the...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    ~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...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Old Fashioned - Everyone who knows me tells me that I was born in the wrong decade. I love anything btween the '20s and now, and even before that! My favorite actress is...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18, 2007

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    I can appreciate old fashioned values, but this is a little extreme....lol Advice from a Singer sewing machine manual from 1949. Prepare yourself mentally for sewing. Think...
    Daylily176 Daylily176 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The old fashioned romance has been long gone. We get caught up in life and the role of a parent who works outside the home. It would be nice to swoon a girl every once in a while...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love wearing very modest and slightly formal clothes. I have principles and morals which people now days would consider old fashioned but I am proud of who I am.
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Older Men Like Younger Women as they are more vibrant, spontaneous and full of life. A survey of 2000 adults showed that only one percent of women preferred a relationship with a...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I'm a 26 year young woman in a relationship with a 38 year old man. I'm starting to fall in love,which is VERY hard for me considering I'm not that trusting of a person anyway...
    likeyoungerwomen likeyoungerwomen 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 15 - and I've always liked older men. I never find guys my age attractive, I always find older guys a lot more attractive and with better personalities. Is this too strange...
    survivinginwonderland survivinginwonderland 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    ever since I was young I've liked older men. There is something that attracts me to a man who is old enough to be my father, a man that is experienced enough to teach me about life...
    0silence0 0silence0 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm gay. But I'm not attracted to guys my age. I like older guys. Probably because of my absent father.
    algorythm algorythm 16-17, M a week ago