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I Miss the 70s

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    I Wish I Was A Teen In The 70's

    I was born in 1970, so all of my memories of, IMO, the greatest decade ever, are through the eyes of a child. Whenever I watch an old movie (I watch tons of 70's cinema) or listen to classic rock (I've been to every KISS concert since 1979), I get a fuzzy feeling in my belly. My...
    FlamingYouth FlamingYouth 41-45, M Nov 18, 2012

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    Yep, Miss The 70's

    Born In 1962. Graduated 1981. The 70's were a time that was somewhat between past and inventing the future. Computer tech was kind of a mystery, yet it was really coming to fruition. The music and art of the time was always searching for the cutting edge, even if it was...
    skoorb1 skoorb1 46-50 Dec 19, 2012

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    It Was An Exciting Time!

    I was born in 1970 and as the decade progressed I have so many memories. In many ways I feel fortunate to have been a child in the 70s and a teen in the 80s. There are so many things I miss. The 70s get a bad rap and I don't understand why. The music (in spite of a lot of one-hit...
    rimbaud1970 rimbaud1970 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    Days That Once Were

    Rock and roll radioLPs skippingFonzie's thumbs upFarrah's hair flippingDisco at Studio 54School House Rock songsGolden days of SNLand Cheech and ChongMetal lunch boxesand dials on phones8 Track tapesET Phoning homeLeisure suits galoreand tight bell bottom jeansMuscle cars...
    GentlemanBeast GentlemanBeast 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    High School

    they didnt call it HIGH school for nothing in the 70s. I am a bicentinial graduate drove a 68 camaro, yes kids muscle cars were cheap and plentifull, gas was 50 cents a gallon and congress gave me a raise from 1.60 per hr to 1.65. How could we possibly have any found memories.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    The Best Of Times

    Do you remember when a loaf of bread was under a dollar? Orange, brown and yellow were the "it" colors? Disco was alive and well, and we didn't know what the 80's held for us? It was a really exciting time for many of us who were lucky enough to experience it! Lots of folks only...
    forever79 forever79 41-45 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    I Missed The 70's In The Worst Way,

    I wasn't born till 76 so I was still in diapers and being pottie trained...really wished I experienced that decade...I love the music, the laid back atmosphere, the free love...but really I don't know. Maybe the time I did grow up was better, you always want what you can't have...
    jcue1976 jcue1976 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    I'm Stuck In The 70s & I Want To Go Back

    I was born in 1968 and I miss everything about the 70s, the "good old days." I miss the music, the hippies (my mother was so beautiful), the world before computers, iPads and cell phones! I miss "Happy Days", "Welcome Back Kotter", "Laverne and Shirley", "The Jeffersons", "All...
    michaelwsf michaelwsf 41-45, M 6 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    70s Were The Best Era

    Even though I was just a kid in the 70s I really miss everything about it. People were friendlier, I remember walking down the street and strangers said hi to each other.  The music was amazing, so much diversity from light hearted and happy sounding rock songs to crazy...
    Csparkly Csparkly 41-45, F 7 Responses May 23, 2011

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    Young As I Was, I Remember Them Fondly

    Lately, while doing housework, I have been listening to audio clips of radio talk-shows from  1970-76, complete with commercials and news reports, and just get taken back in time.I turned 10 in the late autumn of 1979, and the '70s was a great decade in which to be nurtured...
    londdragon londdragon 41-45, M Jun 22, 2011

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    Happy Birthday Grandpa! I miss you so much. I cant believe its been 2 1/2 years. Love you so much. R.I.P
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    I awoke this morning and even though it has been six months I still briefly forgot that we are not together. I shut off my alarm and was rolling over to snuggle with you as...
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    It's awful when you lose contact with someone that you really like. Yes I do miss someone very much.
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    Barely knew one Family secret kept from me But he found me So we had weeks together And me misses what me met
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    I used to have no friends where I lived, I used to get home from school and get on EP on my kindle. I miss those times, all my friends I made on EP when I first started have no...
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    Hey ex boyfriend! I still think of you, you dumbass! hehehe. How are you? I hope you're doing good. I still care for you. And I miss you! :*
    cjg1289 cjg1289 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    "We may be a thousand miles apart But I'll be with you wherever you are I'm already there Take a look around I'm the sunshine in your hair I'm the shadow on the ground I'm the...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    These old rascals and I have been through Hell and high water together. These are the two finest, most lively, and optimistic pair of guys I know... Conor (left) always knew how to...
    SonofPaddy121 SonofPaddy121 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I miss her. I miss her goodnight texts I miss her. I miss her texting style and I just miss her. I know we faught a lot because I'm stuoud but I still miss her. I miss her more...
    XDeadxNxAliveX XDeadxNxAliveX 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    I miss you. Wholeheartedly and absolutely. Things in my life are not the same without you in it. My life was never perfect and there always seemed to be bumps in the road, but...
    TheWhimsicalHeart TheWhimsicalHeart 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I miss him.... I miss all the times he picked on me and tried to upset me. I miss his face, that sweet smile and those beautiful eyes.... *sigh* where is he.....
    Brianna43 Brianna43 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I miss her so much. It's been almost 6 months and still I break down and cry most days. I don't simy miss her. She is missing from me. I have never felt so incomplete in my life. I...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I miss having someone to text all day into the late hours of the night, call them at random times and talk about something funny that happened, or to talk about anything and...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F Jan 30

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    I miss someone im yet to meet, i miss a place im yet to visit... I miss a life im yet to have.
    Valencia Valencia 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I don't know what to do. It makes me sad. I'm cyber-schooled, and I have no friends...I'm a loner...Before I met him, I always wanted to be alone, but when I met him, I spoke my...
    XxMuslimxX XxMuslimxX 13-15, F Jan 29

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    By my side in bed is the empty spot you used to sleep. I used to awake in the middle of the night and reach out and just touch and hold you. Even before you left me you seemed like...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    It has been a month since I last saw you ... That stupid old adage of "out of sight, out of mind" really isn't working for me. You're still very much on my mind. I still miss...
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I miss the look of surrender in your eyesThe way your soft brown hair would fallI miss the power of your kiss when we made loveBut baby most of allI miss my friendThe one my heart...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 Jan 27

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    It isnt that I sometimes miss you...I miss you more and more as each day passes. Miss our late night conversations. Didnt matter what time it was you always picked up that...
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F Jan 26

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    I miss you so much. I miss us. I miss the way you make me feel. I miss hearing your voice. I miss how you always call me your sweetheart. I miss the way you make love to me. I miss...
    idgirl84 idgirl84 31-35, F Jan 24

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    Another lonely night. I miss you so much! Like you really have no Idea. You'd think I'd be okay. I mean I have everything a girl could ask for right? A husband. A son. A house. A...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 24

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    I really miss you sometimes.... I miss the things we might not ever do together. Silly, mundane things. Like shoveling, lol. Grocery shopping. Cleaning up after a meal. Waking...
    Ttiffany330 Ttiffany330 41-45, F Jan 24

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    I remember how it used to be when nothing else matter but you and me music, country roads, and future dreams. I miss you, I wish you could see although you are here, I miss you...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jan 24

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    I miss you mentor I really do. not a day goes by where I don't miss seeking your wisdom. you've trained me helped me when nobody else did and was there for me. you taught me all I...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    My parents are both gone. My mom passed away in 2007 and 3 years later... my dad passed away. I miss them so much. There are days when it doesn't feel as though they are gone, but...
    grandmadar62 grandmadar62 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I miss you, I miss you, I miss you, I miss you. I wish I could've said goodbye or at least know why you're gone. I kind of hate you, because you left me all by myself.. To deal...
    DragonSlayerr DragonSlayerr 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 24

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    My husband calls me Little Miss Whoops all the time, but I much rather be Little Miss Calamity. I just like her a lot more; both are clumsy like me though. I am also like Little...
    Silverfeather1993 Silverfeather1993 22-25, F Jan 23

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    I miss you so much. I don't know how to be without you. I'm hurt by what you did, but I do miss you. I miss you in my dreams, I miss you every waking hour........
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 22

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