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I Love the Sound of Trains

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    Train Made Me Feel Safe

    When I was young my parents moved to a different state and I stayed with my grandmother. Her house was very old and very scary. I would stay awake scared of every noise I heard. It wasn't until I would hear the train in the distance that I would tell myself someone else is...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2009

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    Rock a Bye Me to the Sound of a Train Passing...

    I'm very fortunate to have a new home period; much less a home with a lake in the backyard and the sound of trains passing - almost every night.  I just wish I lived closer to it's whooshing sounds and organ-like whistle.  It lulls me to sleep everytime. 
    Aristartle Aristartle 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 3, 2008

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    Horns

    So to all the Railfans out there what is your favorite horn?! Mine are the Leslie RS5T and Leslie RS3L
    Thunderwolf1997 Thunderwolf1997 18-21, M Oct 16, 2013

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    I love to dry breastfeed my husband he suckles

    on my breasts for about 20 mins the drifts off to sleep.. It's one sexual just a wonderful closeness we enjoy.
    Skyla100 Skyla100 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    The Train Goes Past...

    The train tracks were behind my house when I moved in, and when I asked about them; the noise.  I was told not to worry a train hadn't been down those tracks for years.  I was quite relieved because the tracks are very close to my house.  However, a few months after I moved in...
    bdnshade1 bdnshade1 56-60, F Feb 7, 2012

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    Distant Train From My Window

    I love the sound of the distant train from my window! I live about 2 miles from the train station but I can hear the choo choo sounds faintly and it always gives me a pleasant feeling, and I don't know why. Maybe because trains were fascinating as kids and there's so many kids...
    AlaskanHero AlaskanHero 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    In E Flat

    There is something largely archetypal 'bout trains. I mean the diesel ones. And the steam ones. As if they were around before they were even invented: shaking the ground with deep tiny tremors from far off in an unseen distance. Smoke plumes painting a faint haze in a long...
    Amandalyn Amandalyn 31-35, F Feb 17, 2012

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    Choo Choo

    Let's do the train, choo choo.  Put your leg to your left, centre and then to your right, choo choo.  C'mon follow me.  LOL  ;P
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 1, 2011

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    Something So Peaceful

    about the sound of a train. I live by the beach, and there are tracks that go right along the beach. I can watch it go by from my living room window...when i'm lying in bed, i hear it quietly go by..there are time restrictions as to when they can sound the whistle...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F May 14, 2012

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    Trains Make Me Cuss.

    I used to live on a farm on a hill. The train track was about 30 yards away from the house, and downhill about 10 yards. It was easy to fall asleep when the train went by, but definitely not when the conductor decided to press the horn. That would wake me up out of a deep sleep...
    Shayndel Shayndel 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2008

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    Memories

    The sound of a rushing train, it's massive clanking wheels grinding against the sunbaked and rusty rail, the pulsing throb of the engines, the smell of black exhaust, the clunky, loud, but strangely humble horn; all of these things take me back to a place in my mind where all was...
    phatb1991 phatb1991 22-25, M Oct 11, 2010

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    I really could hahaha. Or even without a lover. Maybe with a laptop. Maybe with some musics to play... I just the love sounds of rain pouring down my window and the windy air...
    Amberzz Amberzz 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I still love trains even though my grandfather died. I still have his red and green flags and his station master's hat. I am crying a little. I live about 500m from the railway and...
    LaurenHaf LaurenHaf 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm listening to the "trainspotting soundtrack" probably one of my favorite soundtracks. .name the best movie soundtrack (cannot be a compilation)
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love the sound of waves and the never ending view. It really calms me down
    eclipxelow eclipxelow 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    DOG'S LEG AMPUTATED AFTER BEING SHOT, TIED TO TRAIN TRACKS Associated Press March 5, 2015 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 5

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    Pelicans at sunset... They make a grunting sound like pigs.
    BreakingBored BreakingBored 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    The day you realize that you actually don't sound like Mariah Carey....
    iloveretro iloveretro 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Today I must speak on experiences, choices, and paths that lead closer or farther away from our created destiny. I imagine my destiny as like a train I must catch. Sometimes when...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F Mar 22

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    I was so pleased today. I was in the car going to put flowers on my grandparents grave for Sul y Blodau. When we got to Ammanford the railway crossing lights started to flash...
    LaurenHaf LaurenHaf 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Having a look at trains that use to go into mines.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 Mar 4

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    I do. I live by the railway. I watch the oil trains go past. They carry oil from milford haven. I have no idea where they are going.
    Hafren15 Hafren15 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Plus I noticed that our trains in Wales are now run by the German railways! DB! Maybe they will run on time now!
    Hafren15 Hafren15 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    All Ranma is is an anime where a boy into martial arts trains with his master and he falls into a cursed pond where a girl drowned and died so anyone that falls in turns into a...
    lovepink73 lovepink73 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 1

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    The 43467 thunders along the central track . Grand Central Trains 125mph :) UK
    Homejames Homejames 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Don't Go Far Off Don't go far off, not even for a day, because -- because -- I don't know how to say it: a day is long and I will be waiting for you, as in an empty station when...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    There I was, all alone, about to leave this world of pain and torture. Was I making the right decision or was this just all an act based on my feelings from years past and present...
    Becca7799 Becca7799 13-15, F Mar 5

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    "Dramatic Song" —Toby Turner (Tobuscus) "This song sounds dramatic, but I'm bad at writing words. If you don't speak English, this probably sounds pretty good. You'd probably...
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I feel voices on my head. I hear trumpets, saxophones and bass string instruments, and lower registers of piano keys in my stomach. Certain sounds make my extremities tingle. Bells...
    sydneymviera sydneymviera 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    I loved it when I lived in the house that I grew up in. I'd sleep in my Mom's room because she worked nights. She had a metal awning over her window so when it rained, all you'd...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    Why would I waste time Why would I hold back When I can do it right now man All I wanna do is use the music To bring love to your town man So you gotta get up to get down When you...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Are you in over your head? I heard you say you're alone Well, I have been down this path that you're taking Listen to the sound of hope that's rising Listen to the sound of a new...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Mar 20

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    "When Doves Cry" Dig if you will the picture, Of you and I engaged in a kiss. The sweat of your body covers me my darling. Can you my darling, Can you picture this? Dream if you...
    MrsZacEfron MrsZacEfron 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    (Verse) Why would I waste time Why would I hold back When I can do it right now man All I wanna do is use the music To bring love to your town man So you gotta get up to get down...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    BILLY FURY: 'That's Love' (from the LP 'The Sound of Fury', 1960). The closest anyone this side of the Atlantic got to the 'Sun Sessions' sound. Impresario Jack Good handled...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Mar 4

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    It's raining outside tonight. I love the sound of the rain with little thunder. I will sleep nice and tight tonight with the sound of the rain.
    Letibeme Letibeme 31-35, F Mar 20

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    I can't speak French but I love listening to French songs. To me, listening to French songs is like watching silent films. In silent films, the lack of spoken words never...
    FernwehTardigrade FernwehTardigrade 18-21, M Mar 24

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    feels like how my weeks been going. everyone, ex's from the past are coming out of the wood work. "Lips Of An Angel" By: Hinder Honey why you calling me so late? It's kinda hard...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F Mar 13

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    I sit in the middle of my 50 acres and am at peace! The sound of the trees blowing in the breeze, the birds singing, squirrels chattering, and chipmunks chirping. Not the sound of...
    Bryan65 Bryan65 46-50, M 7 Responses Mar 13

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    One floor and several dauntingly dark halls away from Tactical Team 2 the first of the three confused teens became conscious. Dazed, disoriented, and still struck with fear the boy...
    AmericanKnight AmericanKnight 18-21, M Mar 18

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    Welcome to the world of a kid named Mikey Who had only one reason to be hated be whitey Raised on a farm outside of South Bend Where they hated on him cause he was African-American...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 2 days ago