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I Love Old Photographs

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    Old Photo Album

    I remember finding an old photograph album.  All the pictures inside were in black and white. Some of the photos were obviously taken in the 40's because of a soldier posing near a Nazi bunker with his Browning automatic rifle.  Other photos seemed much older and were...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 12, 2008

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    I love looking at old photos.

    I just find them fascinating little windows in time that spark the imagination and make you want to discover more about the person or place. I was recently at the local tip/dump and witnessed what seemed like someones entire life being thrown away, their furniture, their record...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M Dec 11, 2013

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    Past And Present

    Old photographs have always fascinated me, but most of all I love comparing recent photos of places I'm familiar with to pictures of the same place taken decades earlier. Even if the area has been altered extensively in the decades following the first photo, there's nearly always...
    mistygrey mistygrey 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2010

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    Family Bingo Years ago I dug up some family

    photos that were just in a box, being neglected. I picked out maybe two dozen, then made color copies of them, shrinking them to fit into those baseball card holders that fit in 3 ring binders. Each page holds nine photos, and voila! Family Bingo! The caller usually comes up...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F May 1

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    Imagining Life 100 Years Ago

    I love going through old photgraphs.  Seeing how people looked and imagining what their life was like 100 years ago.  Going through my mom's old photos I found one of my great grandmother in a covered wagon traveling to Colorado. I have a picture of my mom when she was...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2008

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    A Little Story In Every One

    Whenever I look at old photos, I tend to look at everything in the picture, even the smallest details. The background images in a particular photo can tell a story within the story sometimes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2011

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    Sometimes, mostly when I'm alone,

    I really have some flashbacks in my head of people,moments, things, ... Then I look back at old photo's and all the memories come back. I like those little photographs. It helps you to remember the good memories in life. The best thing about photographs is that even when the...
    1brokenwing 1brokenwing 16-17 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Treasures

    My parents have collected many photographs. Since I was a kid I always loved to go through them all and kept asking who was who and when was the particular photo taken. They treasure them and maybe it's the reason why I love taking photos myself.
    Ra1nbow Ra1nbow 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    I Thought I'd Lost Them...

    After my father passed away two and a half years ago, I inherited a bag of old family photographs.  It had been a favourite pastime with my parents and my brother to look through these old pictures, reminiscing and remembering all these old characters.  Most of the...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    Especially Of Familiar Places

    I like seeing pictures of what places and people used to look like, especially if they are familiar to me. My college's website has all the yearbooks since 1923 online, and it is fun to see the styles of hairdos and clothing people used to wear. It is also cool to see what the...
    dancer2011 dancer2011 18-21, F May 7, 2010

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    I Always Thought That It Was Weird Until...

    I never really found someone who has a fascination over old pictures like I do. That is, until I found this site.  There's just something indescribable, nostalgic and emotional about old pictures, whether its from my family or from other people. Sometimes I visit the...
    sssinfullyyours sssinfullyyours 22-25, F 1 Response May 5, 2010

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    I Love An Old Black and White Photo

    My grandparents had a box full of photos and though I'm afraid I don't know half the people in them I love to look through them.  I should have went through them with my grandmother but now its too late.  They have such emotion to them and its fun to imagine what it...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2008

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    Old Picture Postcards.

    It started with a few picture postcards from the village I was born. they were from the sixty's. I then looked around for more on the Internet and before I realized it I was addicted to them. I now have a big collection ranging from 1900 till 1985. after that they do not make...
    renzey renzey 61-65, M Oct 29, 2011

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    I Love My Family's Old Photos

    I love to sit and look at old photos when we were growing up. Memories are the best and that is something know one can take away from you! But, yeah I do enjoy looking at old photos of towns, buildings and people..its awesome. Yes, I am a big person on Biography.
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2008

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    History And Mystery

    Have you ever thought about the many pages of your photo albums?  Of course you love to see the pictures because they are remembrances of people in your life and they are part of you history, but have you ever thought more deeply about the photos?  Each picture has its own...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    Old Family Photos

    I found lots of old family photos after my dad died. I had never seen them before. Daddy as a young man, atop a horse, Uncle Alban riding a cow! Then there was Daddy with Uncle Sylvester, in their Army uniforms, on furlough in CA. And Uncle John beckoning someone to get in...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F Oct 5, 2013

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    The Inheritance

    When the life of my parents came to an end, it was time to clear out their and our old house. They had lived there for nearly sixty years so it was stacked full in every corner and drawer.  A day was set, and we all as brothers and sisters went to the house. One brother and I...
    renzey renzey 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2011

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    Old Photographs Make Me Very Emotional.

    I really love to look at them though. Just really looking into the persons face and trying to imagine their personal story. How was their life? What were they thinking at that exact moment? What did they have to go through? It's so weird to look at...
    autosuggestion autosuggestion 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 6, 2013

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    Turn of Century

    I try to collect photos, documents, and anything that brings to life how people lived day to day in the late 1800s.  It was a fascinating time - when people had no idea just how dramatically things would change over the next several decades, and the country was still just 10...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 21, 2009

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    The Billiards Champion

    The quote below is rather hyped, but it correctly identifies this Australian player as the greatest billiards player who has ever lived - so far, anyway! It is therefore nice to have a family connection. A relative gave me the picture, below, last week, at my father's funeral...
    unsichtbar unsichtbar 46-50 May 18, 2010

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    My Grandma

    I love looking through her huge photo book, looking at her and my grandpa when they were so young....its really nice, maybe one day ill be able to have a few of those
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2008

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    History

    If for no other reason than their historic value. 
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M Jul 9, 2009

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    Hilarious.

    The best about old photographs is seeing my parents or grandparents when they were younger.  Apart from the ridiculously funny fashion trends of the past, it's just amazing to see what they were like when they weren't so far from my age now.  My father, for instance...
    EPGrace EPGrace 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2008

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    Instant Ancestors

    I have always been intrigued by the anonymous faces in faded photographs in antique stores or in second hand shops. Not only by their back story but I also wonder what would motivate someone to throw out family photographs. I love these instant ancestors and I have collected a...
    2ndhandroses 2ndhandroses 46-50, F Oct 15, 2013

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    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M May 5, 2010

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    Daguerreotypes

    So in a recent photo history class, we went to the campus library and looked at many different kinds of photographs from different eras, including some different daguerreotypes. WOW! They have so much detail. It's amazing. Calotypes are pretty interesting, but I can definitely...
    civytrukrgrl civytrukrgrl 26-30, F Feb 5, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Todays been an amazing day on hols - I didn't wear a thing all day, I been naked ALL day an walked to the beach nude and went in the sea with CHloe of Mine and Beth an while we...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F Aug 4

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    I absolutely love older men!!! It's such a turn on knowing how much older he is than me! I don't know if this is a good or bad thing.... But I will always choose a much older guy...
    maceydonovon maceydonovon 18-21, F 27 Responses Aug 4

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    I love older movies because thy make me feel like I'm home, I'm young but older movies make me wish I lived in the older days, because society today sucks.
    AlaskanBeautyQueen AlaskanBeautyQueen 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I love old music, or rather, old-style music. I am really open to most types of music; one type simply gets boring and overplayed. A fun twist I've recently discovered became a...
    peterrush42 peterrush42 16-17, M a week ago

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    All I love is for an older man to take control.... Nothing turns me on more than that..well it's close ;-) but I love older men!
    jbrig jbrig 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    I love older guy ages 40-55 Older man are sweet caring and loving person...I loved to see them wearing a jeans with coat...
    Remydeluna Remydeluna 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I lover older women? LOL I do love older women!Anyway, Jessica Lange omg there's just something about her that totally does it for me :) 
    RaceCarrington RaceCarrington 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Any time I get bored, I go out and take photographs. Some days, I get unbelievable opportunities, such as a coyote sunbathing in my backyard in the middle of winter. Other times I...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F Aug 4

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    The Reasons of Older Men Younger Women Dating . Older men date younger women for many reasons. It does not depends on age most of the time as much as depend on Passion, love and...
    caitlincc11 caitlincc11 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    In a Lonely Place (1950) Director: Nicholas Ray With: Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame This movie is really important to me! I remember I used to think bad things about old...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    i love womens old navy flip flops so much that i wear them myself.is that weird or bad?i dont really care ill still try to wear them in public.i have taken girls old navy flip...
    r0bbi r0bbi 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    Im an attractive 26 year old guy whos always had a huge attraction to older women. Ive never gotten to experience anything with one though. If your a sexy older lady and enjoy...
    remotemonster99 remotemonster99 26-30 Aug 18

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    Im an attractive 26 year old guy whos always had a huge attraction to older women. Ive never gotten to experience anything with one though. If your a sexy older lady and enjoy...
    remotemonster99 remotemonster99 26-30 Aug 18

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    I'm always horny and I love to have sex, especially with older men. There's just something about them that's so... addictive? haha probably not the word to describe it but I always...
    natalielan506 natalielan506 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 20

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    I dont know. Older guys are just better. They know what they want, they're smart, strong, funny, and sexy as hell. The oldest id date is 27-28. Lets not forget their experienced ;P...
    shantel685 shantel685 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I am looking for a young woman who is very open minded and wants to do some very kinky things with an older guy, maybe I should say old guy! I don't care what you are looking for...
    RunAwayToMe RunAwayToMe 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    So I ended up going to Texas for a funeral and I fell in love with all the old historical building. This picture is of the Bishop Palace. Located in Galveston, Texas. It was one of...
    megann08092012 megann08092012 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I love doing gymnastics in public places, like the mall or downtown, where older guys stop and stare at my splits or backbends. Some times they take me to a back alley and ask to...
    emgymn01 emgymn01 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    well I love disney period idc how old I am I LOVE DISNEY!!!!!! DONT JUDGE!!!!!!
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I take care of old people and love it.
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Games like Mario, Final Fantasy X to 7, Sonic the hedgehog, Pokémon FTW!!! Games that are old I will play, Megaman anyone?
    GravelTack19 GravelTack19 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Hell yeah! Knight Rider is on! I'm such an older timer even tho I'm not👌
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Old shows were so much better than the shows of today and I'm only 22, I wasn't even born when most of the shows I like were out.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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