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I Miss the 70s

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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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    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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    A friend tagged me in this article on facebook.

    which triggered a few memories for me :) I'm not sure how I feel about it actually though. http://read.feedly.com/html?url=http%3A%2F%2Fflashbak.com%2F8-reasons-children-of-the-1970s-should-all-be-dead-323%2F&theme=white&size=mediumWow Funny, but I disagree with the idea that...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Jan 18

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 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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    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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    Dear EP friends, old, new, and the ones who are not here anymore: I miss the old days when everyone posted on each other's whiteboards before they PM'd them. I miss the old days...
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